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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

The beauty of being self employed is that we have the freedom to chose how we want to spend our time. If anyone of us are lacking in any one area we only have our selves to blame.

Apr 25, 2018 06:37 AM
Rainmaker
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Drinking without having to answer the phone 🍸

Apr 25, 2018 07:27 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

It is all about time management.  We all get the same amount of time dished to us in our life.  How we spend it or waste it ... is our choice.  

I'm good with how I spend my time.  

Apr 25, 2018 07:10 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

I think that Bob "RealMan" Timm said it perfectly.  A

Apr 25, 2018 06:48 AM
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

I would say most agents want more time with family.  The necessity to work in the evenings and weekends can be hard on family time.  For single agents this may not be such an issue but they still need to make time for themselves so they don't burn out. 

Apr 25, 2018 07:14 AM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

It is said that we make the "time" for those things that are most important to us.  I Love Real Estate, but I make time for me, my family and God!

Apr 25, 2018 07:04 AM
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Susan Haughton
Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.

I agree with Bob "RealMan" Timm - there are those who run their businesses and those who let their businesses run them.  I let the business run me for a while as a new agent, but eventually I figured it out. 

Apr 25, 2018 06:50 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

What Bob "RealMan" Timm said.

Apr 25, 2018 08:02 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I'd visit the gym three times a day....

Apr 25, 2018 07:45 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Personal activities.

Apr 25, 2018 07:26 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Time off !

Apr 25, 2018 07:05 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

It would likely depend on the individual.  So many answers we can see here. 

Apr 25, 2018 10:36 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

I set my own schedule but I tend to be a bit of a workaholic so if I could set a mandatory-for-me few hours I'd spend it: at the beach, boating, at the gym, at sporting or concert events or out with friends having a few cocktails. 

Apr 25, 2018 09:50 AM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Vacations.

Apr 25, 2018 09:47 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Agent Retired

Laying on the beach is my #1 answer.  I'd even take sitting on cement near the Seine River also about now.

Apr 25, 2018 09:43 AM
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Greg Large
ERA Real Solutions - Grove City, OH
A Tradition of Trust

as Bob "RealMan" Timm said if you're not spending your time as you choose, look in the mirror.

Apr 25, 2018 09:39 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

 I would have to say Prospect team and building relationships and them family time is always important ...

Apr 25, 2018 09:34 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

That depends on the individual and the choices they make about how to spend their business vs. personal time.

Apr 25, 2018 07:23 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Not likely to change much from what I am doing now.

Apr 25, 2018 05:35 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

   There is no more time.  24 hours in a day, 7 days a week is what everyone gets.  We choose how to spend that time.

Apr 25, 2018 11:02 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I don't need more time for anything. I live and work as I please.

Apr 25, 2018 09:21 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Should learn to manage time well.

Apr 25, 2018 08:05 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I don't know about others but, I plan to use any time that I want for 'me,' when I retire!

I love what I do and would only pack more real estate into my life if I had more time!

Apr 25, 2018 08:13 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Overwhelmingly they want more time for themselves and their friends and families.

Apr 25, 2018 07:42 PM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

More prospecting

Apr 25, 2018 12:19 PM
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Bob Campbell
Realty Executives - Saint Peters, MO
Buyers, sellers, investors thruout metro St. Louis

Family

Apr 25, 2018 07:48 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

AnonymousPhotos.

Apr 25, 2018 04:31 PM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Many great responses.

Apr 25, 2018 01:56 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Honestly, sex.

Apr 25, 2018 01:30 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Family and fishing

Apr 25, 2018 11:14 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Probably more time to myself.   I have been blessed with lots of clients believing in me, but the texts, emails and calls come in all day and night.

Apr 28, 2018 06:46 AM
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Jeff Perlis Prime Properties
Prime Properties - Lake Arrowhead, CA
Experience Your Own Transformation!

More hours in a day?

Apr 27, 2018 12:37 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Bob Crane nailed this one!

Apr 26, 2018 06:34 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Family

Apr 26, 2018 05:50 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

One needs to have a structure, discipline, good habits!

Do what you like most and delegate other things. So there is no one answer to this Q.

Apr 25, 2018 10:39 PM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL

So many great answers. I hope one of them was right for you. 

Oct 27, 2018 03:42 PM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

For sure, a lot to learn about this subject and great answers.

Oct 27, 2018 03:40 PM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

The normal things most people want free time for... but why is this a secret type of post?

May 01, 2018 09:52 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I would be in Yellowstone more in the summer

 

Apr 30, 2018 04:22 PM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

My wife complains that I do not have a life so I guess my answer better be 'family'.

Apr 28, 2018 02:49 PM