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Fall In The Ozarks - Take Time To Relax And Enjoy The Moment

Fall is my favorite time of year! The leaves are beautiful colors and the cool evenings are a constant reminder that another season is indeed coming to a close.

Our busy schedules sometimes keep us from enjoying each and every day. I want to
challenge myself to stop and enjoy each day take extra time to focus on our client’s needs. If they are not a client yet, then help them feel special anyway. I don't need to be in such a hurry that I forget to leave a good impression.

My ultimate challenge, without a doubt is to not be too busy that I forget to focus on the most important things in our lives. It may be spiritual, family or friends.
Fall in the OzarksOften times we forget about ourselves. Most of us work extremely hard juggling our schedules at home and work. Take time to relax for a moment.

To truly be blessed in this life, I really believe we have to stop, take a deep breath and exhale slowly. We then see things more clearly and better yet often times the blessing we were trying to leave at that moment, we receive back twofold. 

About The Authors:  Betty Knowles is a full-time REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Vanguard REALTORS® in Springfield, MO and proudly serves on the board of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®.  She also served as President of Women’s Council Of REALTORS® in Southwest Missouri.  Betty’s genuine passion is helping people buy and sell homes in Springfield, Ozark, Nixa, and surrounding communities.  

John Knowles is likewise a full-time REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Vanguard and a member of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®. A self-proclaimed computer geek, John is talented at developing real estate websites, videos, photography, blogs, search engine optimization and other technical skills essential to marketing and selling real estate in Springfield MO.

Together this dynamic team makes up TeamKnowles REALTORS®, Spouses Selling Houses!  They are dedicated to doing what it takes to sell your home in the greater Springfield real estate market, or help you purchase a home that fits your particular needs. Give TeamKnowles a call today; you’ll be glad you did!

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Comment balloon 2 commentsBetty Knowles • October 25 2011 01:27PM


Happy Fall Betty and John... this truely is my favorite time of year also!

Have a great Tuesday!


Posted by Michael and Cheron Lange, Associate Broker, GRI (Solutions Real Estate) over 7 years ago

That's the Missouri I remember--I grew up in Northeast MO.

Posted by Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A. (Charlemagne International Properties) over 7 years ago