Edwardsville IL Homes for Sale and Real Estate : No One Told You When to Run -- You Missed the Starting Gun

No One Told You When to Run -- You Missed the Starting Gun

No One Told You When to Run -- You Missed the Starting Gun

I was listening to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon today when David Gilmour's silken voice cut through the air with these familiar lyrics to the song, "Time."

No one told you when to run

You missed the starting gun

I know this song so well, but I think I might have really heard it for the very first time today. Think about what it's telling us for a minute. Deep, isn't it?

Doesn't this happen to all of us?  You look up and "ten years have got behind you" as the song's lyrics continue. Human nature makes us procrastinate and costs us the opportunity to be happy and to attain our goals.

How does this relate to real estate?  In countless ways.

Maybe you'd like to buy a house but you've been paralyzed into inactivity from the drumbeat of the media. The market's up, they say. The market's down, they decide. The market's sideways. Really?

You know what?  It doesn't matter. Do something.

It doesn't matter because if you want a house and need a house then that makes this the right time for you to get a house. Couple your desire for a home of your own with very low interest rates and a large inventory of homes on the market giving you amazing choices and you have the tools to make a decision....to do something...to take action, take charge and gain control in your own life.

So before you wake up and discover that all you did was get older and have nothing to show for it, follow a few simple steps to get a house of your own:

1.) Establish a relationship with a Realtor who can act as your consultant and your advocate in your home search.

2.) Ask for a list of good, local lenders who have closed deals with your agent this year and call one of those loan officers for a mortgage pre-approval.

3.) Focus on what you need and want in a home and share that information with your Realtor.

4.) View homes in person and select one that meets all of your needs and offers at least some of your wants.

Waiting for someone or something to show you the way? Call me at 618-791-8007 or email Nancy@GoshenRealtyGroup.com.

The time is gone/

The song is over/

Thought I'd something more to say.

(Click the image to get the MP3 download of Time from Amazon.com.)

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REMAX Preferred Partners is located at One 157 Center, Edwardsville, IL 62025, 618-791-8007 (direct) 618-655-1188 (office). We're easy to find on IL-157 in Edwardsville between Pasta House Co. and Shenanigans. Each office is independently owned and operated.

Comment balloon 0 commentsNancy Milton Holtzscher • July 10 2011 10:48PM

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