Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author  (people first...then business Ran Right Realty )

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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Age is just a number.  When I turned 70 I told people I was celebrating the 30th anniversary of my 40th birthday. In another less than two years when I turn 75, I'll be celebrating the 35th anniversary of my 45th birthday. As Billie Burke said: "age is something that doesn't matter, unless you're a cheese." (I'm definitely not a cheese.)

Dec 08, 2022 11:15 AM
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker


Do you take the Senior Citizens discounts, Richie?


Dec 08, 2022 03:10 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I am right there with you.  Quality is always over quantity.

No gulping for me either. No fear here either, Richie Alan Naggar 

Dec 08, 2022 01:06 PM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Age IS just a number. The older we get, the more we know!

Dec 08, 2022 12:52 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

In the last year I have come to full grips that I am an old man Richie Alan Naggar . I am now that weird old man that women and children avoid eye contact with. Bummer... once I was Adonis.


Dec 08, 2022 12:05 PM
Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate
Kelly Right Real Estate - Hood River, OR
Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs

I stopped coaching high school baseball because it was difficult to keep up with the 14-16 yr old players (sub-varsity).  Instead, I umpire high school and youth baseball tournaments. Keeps me in the game and on the field. Really enjoying it. 

Dec 08, 2022 11:40 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

I am content to wake up on the right side of the grass each day. Age is a measurement of time only.

Dec 09, 2022 03:52 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

My body does seem to remind me more often these days that I am no longer 20.


Dec 08, 2022 08:44 PM
Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
A moving experience!

Age is just a number, and it doesn't mean a thing (unless, of course it's the vintage of a bottle of wine).

Dec 08, 2022 04:24 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Richie- I am only reminded of my age when I am asked for it for a form. I feel half my age most days. 

Dec 08, 2022 03:54 PM
Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

It's good to be mindful of age, so I did give up tennis pretty much (except an occasional doubles) after a fall several years ago that gave me a shoulder fracture.  Now I swim most mornings, and that seems to give me a great overall workout. 

Dec 08, 2022 01:24 PM
Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Yup! Sane here Richie.   Honestly in my circle of friends nobody focusing on age.  It's more like...........all right.........what's next or more fun straight ahead.

Dec 08, 2022 01:18 PM
David M. Dwares
Title Professionals Corp. - Fort Lauderdale, FL
Title guy with a broker license

I have one son who never misses an opportunity to remind me of how old I am.

Dec 08, 2022 12:40 PM
Peter Mohylsky
PMI. Destin - Miramar Beach, FL

Agree entirely with your comments .  just a number, but I still gulp.  

Dec 08, 2022 11:56 AM
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

Hi Richie,
I AM living with gratitude. Age is just a number and life can be taken from you at any age, young or old.  I am well aware of that and live life accordingly.

Dec 09, 2022 05:41 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

"to do all things."
The reality is, my 'all things' definition has changed.
No, I do not care to run the 10K in 40 minutes. I leave that to the 30 year olds.
I no longer care to run more than one ultra a year. I leave that to those whose pain tolerance is greater than my own.
What age has taught me, and many others, is life can be enjoyed fully through the sip and sample and fragrance and contemplation, acts of kindness, being present.
But from time to time, we all should choose to put the pedal to the metal and prove to ourselves 'we still got it!"
We must be aware, fear sells pharmaceuticals. And as the 'annual enrollment period' came to an end, it is clear who their target audience is. 
Today I decide between Saucony Endorphine Pro 3 or the Saucony Tempus. Yep, running shoes don't do well after 600 miles, need a new pair. "All things" have been modified.

Dec 09, 2022 05:29 AM
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

This happened to me on Tuesday night when a player asked my age.  I told him I'd be 72 on December 22nd.  He said he hopes he can play tennis as well as me when he's 72.  That really made me think of my age.

Dec 08, 2022 07:43 PM
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

<--- 65 in 3 weeks and keep getting younger boyfriends LOL

Dec 09, 2022 06:37 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

It is an interest phase of our lives, but every step has its positive aspects and we need to embrace them.

Dec 09, 2022 06:18 AM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I will say as long as I can keep up with my mom I feel good about things.  Hope I will be as able as she is at 78

Dec 10, 2022 01:39 PM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I still think I'm half my age and act like it sometimes.  Hence the injuries.

Dec 09, 2022 10:15 AM