Standing In A Loft From A Barn Older Than Me, By A Lot I Can Honestly Say, The Biggest Bullshit Is Never In The Barn... Its In The Real Estate Business Where The Sheep Fill The Pastures.

Real estate agents, investors, brokers, and RE millionaires feed on the Buyers and Sellers… wolves w/ sheep for $

I begin with a smile and hope that you will learn from this article and not just get upset that I would impale an industry like this will appear. I was a RE broker for more than a decade in Austin, Texas and have a long list of awards for rehabbing inner city houses and neighborhood, even an Entrepreneur of the Year award for being Socially Responsible. I offer the years of experience in all the fields in the title of this article as a means to tap your energy of soul, wake up, cash out while you can to max out, downsize your needs, and prepare to live a great life, thrive in the times of change ahead.

I begin with a smile and hope that you will learn from this article and not just get upset that I would impale an industry like this will appear. I was an RE broker for more than a decade in Austin, Texas and have a long list of awards for rehabbing inner-city houses and neighborhood, even an Entrepreneur of the Year award for being Socially Responsible. I offer the years of experience in all the fields in the title of this article as a means to tap your energy of soul, wake up, cash out while you can to max out, downsize your needs, and prepare to live a great life, thrive in the times of change ahead.

What colored glass do you look through to see the light of day? Textured, dirtied by the daze, or opaque yet divine. What do the voices tell you of the world on the other side? Can you really trust them if the sight you have not tried is simply there to test by opening the window now, and seeing how the real world works before you get run down.

What colored glass do you look through to see the light of day? Textured, dirtied by the daze, or opaque yet divine. What do the voices tell you of the world on the other side? Can you really trust them if the sight you have not tried is simply there to test by opening the window now, and seeing how the real world works before you get run down.

Do you know the difference between the types of people you will find in the real estate market? 

Buyers are the food source that is converted through seller’s greed into fodder for the RE business which is about body-shops full of part-time RE agents who get a tiny $ pittance for their long hours in the evenings, weekends, and other times they should be with their families and friends.  While this essay does not intend to include all who practice in the profession of selling Real Estate, it encompasses so many that it can not be ignored when you must sell your home fast, change lanes in the midst of a life you thought was set in stone, but water, drama, and finance can change your life in seconds.  Depend upon the Real Estate agents, banks, insurance companies, and pretend you are not warned ends with this hardcore reality article many need to consider as they rush to beat the masses from vacating their homes, towns, and migration away from misery in advance of the waves of other people who will drive us local costs as more share the limited resources where everyone runs to when the Shit Hits the Fan.  Flood, storms, freezes that do not end, soon the lack of food and fuel, electricity to expensive to afford, homes to big to heat, and maintain with snow loads far above planned obsolescence allowed for in advance of this coming Ice Age for North American once more.  Wake up and get ahead of the curve, but also be aware, speed is of the essence.

Our home is our ship of dreams, the path to show success and raise a happy family... really?

Our home is our ship of dreams, the path to show success and raise a happy family… really?

Here is an open letter to one of the victims of a system that pretends problems can be ignored and the buyers suffer, the sellers suffer, and ignorance or intentional denial of issues will lead, nearly always to the buyer losing money because they will become the seller once the market shifts and nothing is left to hold it up once banks refuse to loan to you over bad credit… due to floods, health, or whatever.., it will not matter… no one pays attention to the homeless and poor.  Especially banks.

They become brokers if they are smart and branch off on their own to be able to make more of a percentage for their work selling houses.  That means they must get listings from people who want to sell to pay the bills and thus have a bias and will say what they can say with clear conscience, what little most salespeople have when the babies are hungry and bills need to be paid.  They will sink buyers into debt they should not consider to sell them the biggest house to make the most money. Likewise, they will tell sellers that they know what to do with real estate to max out your return.

Our dream in the night for a wonderful life, the American Dream cultivated with TV for a few decades, does not include the reality of our life.

Our dream in the night for a wonderful life, the American Dream cultivated with TV for a few decades, does not include the reality of our life.

The biggest promises get the most listings from suckers who listen to people who are not themselves investors who have made millions in the residential real estate business.
This gets into the actual investing and making a profit from that as opposed to taking money from the suckers on both sides of most transactions, their sole target from every house buy is to make money on the resale, not get emotionally involved in the land, house, and schools or other things that are important when they go in deep debt on a big gamble… that the market will last, the banks will keep lending, and investors can unload in time to beat the eventual and inevitable market collapse.

Investors who have made millions in the business, who have transformed neighborhoods to raise the value of the entire area thus being rewarded for the great work to improve an area, thus justly earned.  The investor who is also a Broker and has won numerous awards for buying, fixing up the houses, the neighborhoods, and the entire section of the city are a unique few and getting the advice of such a rare investor who was also an agent, award winning top 5% of Austin top hitter, well, advice from such normally is hard to get, let alone to customize it for you and thus increase your chances of selling fast, maximizing the return by not wasting money on payments, interest, work to be done, and other factors that an investor does to make money instead of get emotional satisfaction, ego identification, profit that is imagined based on agents, brokers, or others who will promise the stars, the moon, and the things you tell them you want that will thus happen if they are the ones that list the house so someone else can actually sell it, not generally them, who absorb the losses of their miscalculations, lack of experience with certain aspects unlike someone who has sold over 1,000 houses of all sorts of distress and condition.  I find that sort of agent to be annoying and can tell with a few questions what their possible chance in the Hades of real estate, what will come of their promises.

Are you seeing a reflection of the life you wish to live in the mirror that you look in every day? Are you upside down or right side up or do you even think about it in your rush from debt to debt all day?

Are you seeing a reflection of the life you wish to live in the mirror that you look in every day? Are you upside down or right side up or do you even think about it in your rush from debt to debt all day?

Did the agent already earn a million from owning, selling others property and thus investing in the realm, or did they must make a decent living (average agent barely makes $20,000 net a year) or … but married to rich guys or combined income will pay the debt to look successful so they can sell to those who see them as Realtors… can you say marketing and bullshit TV brainwashing without evidence for their honesty or ability, just being able to join the club.  Not a club which I did fit into as I honored honesty, integrity, knowledgeable conveyance through the inspections, appraisal, and banks screwed up extra sets of rules that kill the deal at the last second and screw all dreams without remorse, but usually as markets crater, deep losses for the seller’s who are by then desperate to get out from under a dying horse and too late to escape if their leg gets caught beneath it as the market falls.  I have been there, watched so many falls, picked through the ashes of the cycles, and made millions from the upward cycle… to see it finally fall again

What colored glass do you look through to see the light of day? Textured, dirtied by the daze, or opaque yet divine. What do the voices tell you of the world on the other side? Can you really trust them if the sight you have not tried is simply there to test by opening the window now, and seeing how the real world works before you get run down.

What colored glass do you look through to see the light of day? Textured, dirtied by the daze, or opaque yet divine. What do the voices tell you of the world on the other side? Can you really trust them if the sight you have not tried is simply there to test by opening the window now, and seeing how the real world works before you get run down.

I hope this lesson works out well for you but you may come to understand why I could not depend upon your offer to bail us out next week.  I am confident that Roxi has given us a bit of a reprieve and perhaps will get the last of her money moved and removed in time for the crunch ahead that may come fast or pause till January.  I let the clock Tick by for so long, watching and wondering if the story was ever going to get written about this journey most will never believe happened.  I still dream of finishing, see a path, but it is not absolute, not for this reality.  I am hoping you will be able to continue growing, but the self-destruct button on the child, your vessel must come to a stop yesterday or it will bring down the castle.

My lows are from the sights I see, ahead and behind, I am not disturbed as much by the drama but the pointlessness of it all when so many needs to be done and few will listen to me.  I am the crazy guy who lives in my dreams, carving land like wood, to create a home for those I imagined would come, nearly 40 years ago.  Hahaha.

I am higher than I have ever been naturally, at the top of Miracle Mountain Cottage on the Loft floor, way up in the sky. What I see may make me look crazy to others, but the view I have is higher than most, seen from the millions of pounds of experience I have amassed and called Miracle Mountain, where the Miracle Cottage rests, above the water, in the clouds, it represents the next level of our housing consciousness.

I am higher than I have ever been naturally, at the top of Miracle Mountain Cottage on the Loft floor, way up in the sky. What I see may make me look crazy to others, but the view I have is higher than most, seen from the millions of pounds of experience I have amassed and called Miracle Mountain, where the Miracle Cottage rests, above the water, in the clouds, it represents the next level of our housing consciousness.

For now, the winds of change are here, things moving faster than most will be able to keep up with and truly the press will not be able to convey as it will become too much for average humans to handle, thus cognitive dissonance will kick in and stupidity will reign.  Never underestimate the power of the ignorant masses led by demagogues, religious zealots, and hungry people.  Times are a changing and seeing this happen again is hard to watch as I have hopes of helping so many but see this re-enactment taking a form I maybe cannot affect more than the fantasy story I can write.  To what end I do not know, but the leap to that accomplishment means to leave behind the things that do not work toward that end anymore.  The distraction of the money, I do not want to go there anymore, and to allow the drama to distract me from at least doing something I can do without money, and give that to others to take care of, to steward with the knowledge I have offered that only a few seek to use or share.

I ask you for a moment to imagine what i see,

I ask you for a moment to imagine what i see,

The next chasm awaits and to reach it I cannot be clingy, be carrying the sorrows of the past, the fears of failure or a future that means carrying the past with me.  Such is the leap of faith I make repeatedly in life and your desire to share and cover my back works great.  Remember though, you may have to wait on this side of the chasms for me to prepare and throw back the rope that makes the bridge then possible, the first ropes allowing for others to follow, and you first to then guard the other side of the chasm and at least disarm the others who will follow, open door, to the next level of our consciousness, as a species on a planet, if such is even possible at this point.  A Satire is what we write to tell the tale of what was not but could be, what it was but could have been.  We are living it, and I dearly want to have this story end well, but the future is not mine alone to determine and the other players will arrive or the story will be written with the actions that follow, not the words I write alone.

I have been split and torn by many things in life and finally figured out it would be easier if I just did the practice to get more limber and leave my weaknesses behind. You can too.

I have been split and torn by many things in life and finally figured out it would be easier if I just did the practice to get more limber and leave my weaknesses behind.
You can too.

So onward through the fog my dear.  Tell me what has come upon this magical mystery tour of the real estate con that I had to walk away from after making millions and understanding how the system works to bleed those who can afford it the least, with a smile, tie, 4 door car, and a license to steal 6% or more to sell a  house but claim they do not control commissions, market, values, or run hundreds of people through the industry claiming they will get rich as agents only to bomb out in 6 months or less, average in the business after nearly bankrupting them during the sale of relatives, friends, and the few others they might get a poor mans wage to sell in the end.
Sad business told well by a man I ate lunch with, a book called Beyond the Hype that broke me of my workaholic ways and let me spend a few years with my son while he was still young enough to want to be with me.  My dear mentor who had left the business due to the unedited interviews with so many very successful real estate agents who destroyed their personal lives becoming such.  The book was filled with alcoholism, divorce, lost families, and financial ruin for the bulk and the successful were workaholics, like me.  I invested instead, made money buying and selling, instead of just making money from the misfortune and fortunes of others.  I learned all the reasons people sell houses, let them go to hell, with crackheads and worse in their history.   I learned how to cleanse, refill with loving people, and watch them profit by a quarter million dollars in just 6 years of appreciation.  I left a hero and a villain watched a woman I gave/sold business to run it into the ground and rip off people as a Realtor like so many others.  Sickening, but it is the way that industry is composed of greedy people who will say what they need to list and sell… not advise the client to max out their return.  Such is the world of capitalism as they rationalize it to be the Practice thus they are exonerated from guilt for inept work.  So it goes.  The author of the book went back into the business as it was all that he knew, and died of a heart attack a year later… the stress took him out.
I pray and meditate in hopes that I might better understand how to do the things I have been tasked with in this life.

I pray and meditate in hopes that I might better understand how to do the things I have been tasked with in this life.

Sorry, your deal is taking a beating, but I have hopes it will work out, perhaps releasing you from the debt you have on the house and some change you need to put away in some form as soon as it hits the bank.  Can’t wait for another sale as we go into this holiday and crap ahead as insurance companies collapse thus cannot give banks what they require in the midst of massive losses in payments that trigger the final fall of the system… if they use that trigger on the stock market soon.
Happy day. smile.  It is as it should be but for God’s sake, do not beat your vessel, your child on this planet and the gift of life itself.  If you do, I must restrain you in any way I can, restrict your access to the things you want most if you persist to know the consequence of your action goes beyond the pain you cause your self but reaches me and when I see it, breaks my heart to know your cause is your relationship with me.
Let us get it right, not make it the cause of your self-destruction.  I did not bring you here to read or learn these things only to watch you or others for that matter, beat yourselves.  My lows need not be yours for you can not even comprehend the things that drive it and imagine it to be your actions, others too, the people whom I love and mirror my struggles in many ways and being able to help others is my goal, not to nearly kill anyone when I unleash a taste of what I hold at bay, for good or for protection with what will appear like bad to some.  No war, battle, or weapon does not draw blood or emotions that once cut, must heal or get infected while festering simply because one can not cut through the pain and reach a new level of understanding.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTbrL5V8oXo&t=2s  The Chasm at the Fringe, a bit of poetry about the precipice Wii face but I must leap alone.
I do not wish to cut those around me as I work through the jungle, cut the path I must, and can not always look back to invite others until I see what is ahead.  Dark parts of the forest lie ahead and someone must leap the chasm ahead or there may not be a bridge to cross as the forest burns from behind us.  Some will leap to death for lack of preparation and if the rope is not thrown back if no one is here to grab this end that must be tied off to build the bridge into a new consciousness.  Board by board that I leave behind are there to lay the treads across the rope bridge I am building to a place few know exists, or care.20180726_230615-2

The solstice has happened, my next level is there to leap to, and I must prepare for the next transition with an awareness I have never known before.  I am learning and thus spend more time alone, until I understand and can speak more of what I feel, of what I am, and what I intend to be next.  I know that what I was before this new age is not who I will be down the road of time.  i must grow but that takes sinking roots deeper in the soil, melting into the water, planting my seeds like plants, food, and a new life where most thought death would follow.  Life comes from death, and that is the lesson I am learning.

What is your view. Do you see the complete picture is the eyes can see but the mind can not?

What is your view?  Do you see the complete picture is the eyes can see but the mind can not?

Love you, having you influence my life,
the care you give me that allows me to wander
in mind, spirit, and thought that brings answers to me
as I walk the land, the mind, and the cosmos exploring,
seeking, and dreaming of what I can manifest
that will change the fate of our species
knowing I can not,
nor should I expect to change the world,
but tell the story of one who tries,
with a plan before coming into the world,
incarnating to live out the plan and seeing if you can succeed,
with others who help before
we come to live the life Wii came for,
knowing we could lose in the game,
like any game,
and winning has rewards,
not to mention the spiritual congratulations
that await us when Wii finish.
If we could understand how many get to watch, including us,
and what these amazing avatars we get to use
are really comprised of,
the energy of Spirit
which moves this mass about…
our vessel, our body,
and our ability to alter the world
as Wii find it,
and turn it into the paradise
Wii plan for when
Wii come into the game.
Winning means many things.
……
Love you.
Thank you.
Hope you learn to separate from the dependency for happiness on me.
I will help you get stronger,
get healthier,
and even help you learn how to help others.
I can not make you happy
and depending upon me to do that
will lead to a hell on Earth…
not because I wish it so,
but because you cannot live my life when yours is what you are here for.
Love you,
your child,
your vessel first,
not after mom,
child, and
lover.
PUT ON THE OXYGEN MASK FIRST, PERFECT THE WEAPON AND THE TOOL, THE VESSEL,
then with strength,
not by beating yourself down,
find happiness from within,
not dependent upon me.
I HURT because those around me hurt,
and to fix them more hurt is needed sometimes,
but the healing
after the puss is removed,
the barriers are broken
and defenses shattered,
you can heal
and not have the infections resurface again.
Or so I hope.
Each person needs a different motivator,
trigger to wake up,
see better,
and then heal.
Me too. but I have a lead on you all…
in spite of what some may think…
you all came here, not me to you and your spaces
that you spent a lifetime creating.
No one seems to get that part very well.
Darby

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Please join me for some Photopoetree as we ponder about the Water of Life.

Please join me for some Photopoetree as we ponder about the Water of Life.