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Stay on Task: Insights from 'Indistractable' by Nir Eyal

Uncover the secrets of staying “indistractable” and increasing productivity.

Are you ready to take back control of your day, and become indistractable? I know I struggled with keeping my days organized and free of distractions. Then I came across the book Indistractable by Nir Eyal, and it changed my life. Today, I’m discussing this fascinating read, and sharing examples of how it impacted my workday.

Feel free to watch the full message above or use these timestamps that will direct you to various points in the video:

0:00 — Introduction

0:51 — Indistractable

2:09 — Timeboxing

2:45 — My example of time boxing

6:09 — SaneBox

9:11 — Wrapping up

Remember, if you have any questions about my takeaways from Indistractable or the business of real estate in general, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me by phone or email. I would love to serve as your resource for all of your business needs.

For those interested, you can pick up a copy of the book here.

And you can also check out SaneBox by going here

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Will Interest Rates Drop? If Yes, When?

What homeowners need to know about the future of interest rates.

I have a recurring question that keeps coming up, especially in light of the recent decision by the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates unchanged. They opted not to raise rates by a quarter or half point, as they've done in the past.

Naturally, many people are asking me, "What's happening with interest rates?" Well, they have essentially remained unchanged following this decision. As of my latest check, they are averaging around 7.5%.

The next question on everyone's mind is, "When will rates drop?" Predictably, there are numerous forecasts out there, each economist providing their unique perspective. It's no surprise that you can ask ten different economists about interest rate predictions and receive ten different answers.

"By this time next year, rates will likely be lower. "

Check out this link for an article that does a commendable job of explaining the current situation and offers forecasts from three major players in the market: the Mortgage Bankers Association, Fannie Mae, and the National Association of Realtors. They've projected interest rates from the first quarter of 2024 through the fourth quarter of the same year.

The Mortgage Bankers Association has the lowest forecast at around 5.4%, representing a significant drop from today's rates. This could translate to nearly $1,000 in monthly savings on a $500,000 loan.

Next, the National...