The Running Realtor: Early to Bed & Early to Rise…

A blend of ramblings about Real Estate & Running around New Haven County and the Connecticut Shoreline

Early to Bed & Early to Rise…

Makes a Man Healthy, Wealthy and Wise!  well... Two out of three Ain't Bad....

I have always been an early riser but lately it is getting a little crazy and I need to readjust my internal clock.  Could be the newness of the ActiveRain community and once the novelty wear off I'll be back to normal... 

Got me thinking... I know my sleep pattern does not coincide with the rest of society. Typically I am up by 5:00am ready to go after about 6-1/2 hours rest. Waiting for the paper to arrive and waiting for the rest of my world to wake up.

This business is filled with adrenaline junkies, how much sleep do you find "normal" as a Realtor?

Comment balloon 7 commentsNo Longer Active • February 15 2007 03:34AM


I know what you mean. I usually wake up at 4:00 AM after about 5 hours sleep. I am sure some clients wonder why I am sending emails to them at 4:30 AM. Getting up early is a habit that is hard to break. Started waking up at 4:00 when I was a paperboy 40 years ago.

Good Morning ActiveRain!

Rick Irving
United Country Real Estate
Fort Worth, Texas

Posted by Rick Irving, Rick Irving Knows Real Estate (My Texas Home Real Estate) about 12 years ago

Me too,

I am not a realtor but my normal schedule is into bed by about 8:00 and up at 2:30. People think it's weird, but I get a ton of work done before my office co-workers start their shifts a t 8:00 AM

Posted by Mark Flanders (Consulting) about 12 years ago

I love getting up early too.  I didn't get to sleep until almost 11pm last night and now I'm exhausted. 


On an unrelated note.  Dan, what is your resting heart rate?

Posted by Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Agent (Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL) about 12 years ago


Rest,  What is that?  Keeping odd hours I have noticed your postings run around the clock.  To answer your question last time I checked in was about 55.


Posted by No Longer Active (Real Estate) about 12 years ago
I met a retired running coach that asked me about my heart rate.  In your photo you look like a pro, so I expected a low heart rate.
Posted by Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Agent (Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL) about 12 years ago

Far from a pro... I just started paying attention to heart rate around Christmas time when I got a training watch.  Realized my running was to hard ( heart pounding ) and needed be slowed down.  Still had to shave 10 year or so off my age to program the thing though...  recommend heart rate is so  S L O W....

Several of the 5k's around here now have finish line photos, that was the best of the year.

Posted by No Longer Active (Real Estate) about 12 years ago
I am a late night / early riser worker - I typically send emails to buyers that are active every night or morning - if something interesting came into their search - just to let them know I am watching the listings they are getting.  I create virutal tours in the a.m. with out distractions.  Bedtime is around midnight and I am up between 5:30 and 6:30 without an alarm
Posted by Thesa Chambers, Principal Broker - Licensed in Oregon (Fred Real Estate Group) about 12 years ago

This blog does not allow anonymous comments