The Truth Damn it!

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Bay Vista Realty



OK, here it goes.  Let me take a deep breath. I have a pretty extensive professional resume. I have soldiered for almost twenty years now.  I have studied several languages.  Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, & Albanian. (and German drinking songs) I am an accomplished pilot, (Flew...
  I am very involved in the Real Estate community.  I sit on two boards and two committees.  I teach and mentor to my troops and others as well.  I also mentor others in similar industries.  A home inspector and a Title Start up.  All of this is mutually beneficial or of course I wouldn't do it b...
I ran my name in this computer program You entered: Gary De Pury There are 10 letters in your name.Those 10 letters total to 59There are 3 vowels and 7 consonants in your name. Your number is: 5 The characteristics of #5 are: Expansiveness, visionary, adventure, the constructive use of freedom. T...
OK, so I just posted a touchy feely blog  about all agents being equal.  But I wanted to clarify myself with a new blog.  Why....More points.......NO!!! Duh!!! I was just getting too tangential in the old one.  I ask my agents a question allot.  That question being who are you reaching out to?  W...
I have plenty of good Realtors whom I work with on a regular basis.  Some work with Bay Vista Realty and some work with other firms.  It doesn't matter since I consider us all co-workers in this crazy field. So I got a call from a fellow Broker today who also owns a Title company.  He has some of...
I sometime wish I had a Life TIVO but not a REWIND Button.     I mean how would you use it?  If I could Tivo my Life, I could look at things more clearly.  Slow down a little and make better Real Estate Decisions, without affecting the eventual outcome. I could grow and comprehend things in a who...
I have a great story that I can't share yetttttt......But is very close to this other blog about not showing your clients around.   What I wanted to say is........Be A Pro..   Look, I drive a Suburban.  My Agents call it the Bus.  I pay for Gas with a Banker and armored car at my side, you think ...
Well, I am not really certain why, but the moderators of Active Rain have been helping me with my diet.   It seems that every time I post a response they tell me what to have as a snack.   And every time it is a healthy fruit snack.  I don't know about the rest of you, but I am ready for a big, f...
Well folks, it's that time again.  Tomorrow is a school day and I get to practice my negotiation skills with a 3, 6, and 8 year old.    I am amazed that with the tens of thousands of dollars that the US Government has spent on me training me to be a "master of observation" and Negotiation and yet...
SO a friend of mine hit the 20K mark on his active rain points.  I thought that was pretty cool and having met this man in person and speaking to him on the phone a few times.  He deserves it.  While so many agents are looking for Handouts, he is looking for listings.  While agents are complainin...

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