Ken's Naperville Real Estate Blog : January 2009

INVESTING IN MY BUSINESS FOR 2009

I was fortunate to have couple of closing at the end of December.  

It not only assured my family a very Merry Christmas, it also allowed me to make some investments in my business:

 1.  Global Positioning system (GPS):  Garmin Nuvi 260         

I love it.  It gives me so much confidence.  There is enough anxiety involved in real estate.  It is nice not worrying where I am going.  Price $189.

2.  Hard Drive:  Maxtor                 External Hard Drive

An insurance policy for my computer.  I have so many files, pictures, contacts, etc. that I do not want to lose.  Now I won't.  Probably more space than I will ever use.  Price $80.

3.  Digital Camera:  Sony Cybershot      

The camera is great.  I have taken more pictures of my family than of homes, but it will be great for both.  It has lots of features I need to learn, but the camera is very user friendly.  Price $149

4.  New real estate signs:     Grand Sign Company        Ken's For Sale Signs

The best advertisement for an agent is the FOR SALE sign.  I think it is important that they look nice.  I just picked up five FOR SALE panels and three OPEN HOUSE signs.   I have my picture on all my signs.  It spreads the brand.  I feel it says "I stand behind my business!"  Price $305.

5.  Health Club Membership:  Lifetime Fitness 

What an awesome club.  Friendly staff.  Clean facility.  Erin loves the daycare.  We go almost every day.
I am currently running on the treadmill on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday while going to yoga on Tuesday and Thursday.  It feels great.  I meet people.  A win win.  Price $66/month.

  

 I am not done investing in my business for 2009. 

New business cards and a KW wardrobe are both on my radar...

In the mean time, I need to find some more homes to sell.

I have brand new FOR SALE signs that need to find a home. :)

Ken

A Realtor you can trust. 

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