Last week was one of those highly unproductive weeks, probably the least I’ve accomplished in quite some time, maybe my body just needed. For those people who work a full time job and then come home and do all your Rei tasks after 6pm you’ve probably had similar weeks. I was just beat! I couldn’t concentrate and ended up taking naps when I got home from work on most nights and went to bed early as well.
So here is the list of things I tried to do…
Goal #1: Come up with a criteria to look up houses on the mls. I did manage to squeeze this in before my malaise set in, so I was off to a good start last Monday. My criteria was focused on starter homes in a few towns around where I live that has had some recent investor activity. My research into which areas have had investor activity came from one of the Yahoo Groups for a local REIA group I’m still apart of. Actually I’m not a member any more but they never took me off their Yahoo Group so I still see all the activity going through.
- Start Home
- 3 beds
- 2 baths
- $275k to $350k
- Handyman special type home
- Towns: Dover, Boonton, Jefferson Twp, Mine Hill, Florham Park, Madison, Parsippany
Goal #2: Search the MLS and pull 10 houses that meet my criteria. This was my Tuesday task and I’m sad to say I never got this far. I really have no excuses other then I was just burnt out last week, so I will carry this goal into this week and to help me keep going I will post about my progress every day.
Goal #3: Make one offer. Obviously I didn’t make an offer since I failed to accomplish goal #2
Book Reading: I didn’t want last week to be a complete waste so I attempted to start reading my next book called Tribes by Seth Godin. It must have been hilarious to watch me try and read, my head was bobbing up and down. I’d go 2 or 3 pages and realize I have no idea what I just read or just completely black out and wake up a few minutes later with my mouth wide open and my dog licking my face.
Returning Phone Calls: I actually got a few more phone calls last week from my March list. Only one person left a message and I must call them back on Wednesday.
This Weeks Goals
- Get 10 Houses off the MLS that meet my criteria
- Make 1 offer on Friday
- Print Letters and Envelopes for next mailing
Motivational Audio CDs
Can anyone recommend a good Tony Robbins or similar inspiring audio CD that I could listen to on the way to work in the mornings? I find that I get more done if I get inspired in the mornings.