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Real Estate Agent Websites by Ultra Agent (Ultra Agent)
Let's face it, as a real estate agent or real estate broker, your IDX solution is the most important thing on your real estate website It's the #1 reason clients come back to your website. It can also capture more leads that turn into clients…
Silvia Dukes PA,REALTOR®,CIPS,CRS,Green, Spring Hill FL Homes for Sale (Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Print Marketing - What I would do with a $300/month Budget In my earlier years in real estate, I sent out just listed/just sold postcards fairly regularly but didn't feel that the results were overwhelming. Same with print advertising in…
Kent Temple, Kent Temple - The Temple Team (The Temple Team)
Today I am writing my 100th BLOG! WOW.. I would have never guessed when I started with ActiveRain back in January of this year and had never even written one BLOG in my life before that I would now be on #100 just 4 months later! I…
On this cloudy Sunday evening, I'm hobbling from bed to chair and back again with the help of a walker and Oxycodone, on the road to recovery from bilateral knee replacement surgery. And I have to say that my two weeks in two different hospitals..
Alan May, Coldwell Banker Realtor® Evanston, Illinois & Northern Suburbs (847.425.3779 email@example.com)
I have a colleague, who has a client with a condo. He's been letting his adult daughter, and his na'er-do-well son-in-law live in the condo for several years, rent-free. Recently, he lost his job, and can longer afford to be munificent allowing his…
Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Coweta Newnan Homes for Sale (Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers)
We all like to negotiate a good deal There are times when negotiations result in a deal that is acceptable to both the buyer and the seller, and there are times when the parties are too far apart. In the latter case, it sometimes can make sense…
Tom Arstingstall - Dry Rot, Water Damage General Contractor in Sacramento (Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com )
Mount Shasta is the second highest peak in the Cascades and the fifth highest in California at 14, 170 feet above sea level. It is unique because it is not a part of a mountain range; it stands alone and can be seen for about 140 miles from…
Top 10 List for Selling Your Forestland at a Premium Price. 1. Have a timber appraisal completed. 2. Conduct a wildlife inventory and habitat evaluation. 3. Have your boundaries clearly marked and cleared of brush. 4. Build and maintain trails…
Kristin Hamilton CDPE, SFR, CHS, Realtor Redlands/ Loma Linda Homes for Sale, CA (Keller Williams Realty)
The Truth about Open Houses…. Productive or Waste of Time As Realtors, we all have our personal preferences regarding ‘Open Houses’ and sometimes they work for one property and not for another. One open house can get 25…
Be direct when you are communicating with your clients. Be direct when you are communicating with your business partners. Be direct when you are communicating with anyone in a business transaction. Words that are frequently used in our…
Christine Donovan Costa Mesa CA Homes Broker/Attorney 800-610-7253 DRE01267479 (Donovan Blatt Realty)
Five Years in the Rain - What a Long, Wonderful Trip it Has Been It was April of 2008 when I woke from a long Rumpelstilskin like nap to discover my world had changed. In December 2007, I had my second child and planned to slow down my…
Beth Atalay, Broker, CDPE (Cam Realty and Property Management)
Asking for Seller Concession in a Seller’s Market Seller Concession is when the Buyer is asking for the Seller to pay all or part of their closing costs mostly associated with their mortgage. When a Buyer asks for a Seller Concession, it does…
Steven L. Smith, Bellingham WA Home Inspector (King of the House Home Inspection, Inc)
This is an amusing and a revealing photo taken recently at an inspection at a large commercial building. It was dark inside the building, and bright sunlight prevailed at the outside. The picture tells the story, pretty poor energy efficiency at…
Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area (Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage)
Victoria Day is a Canadian federal public holiday celebrated on the last Monday before May 25, in honour of Queen Victoria's birthday. The holiday is popularly known as May Two-Four in parts of Canada; a double entendre that refers both to the…
Tigard Oregon Homes for Sale, Wayne B. Pruner, Realtor, GRI (Oregon First)
A Home Inspection Is Not Optional How often have you heard the need to get a home inspection from a Realtor? There is no legal requirement in Oregon to have a home inspection, but it would be incredibly unwise not to get one. Buying a home with…
Debbie Reynolds, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" (Prudential PenFed Realty)
Do You Tell Your Clients When You Are Going on Vacation? It is that time of year when more and more agents plan trips and will be away from their businesses. Or will they? With connectivity being as integrated as it is, many agents can…
Clint Mckie Desert Sun Home Inspections Home Inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico, Desert Sun Home Inspection (Desert Sun Home Inspections/ Energy Audits)
When will sellers learn? Safety, the concerns with selling the home. As many of the followers of Desert Sun Home inspections in Carlsbad, New Mexico knows, I have posted time and time again about the safety within and outside the home. The…
Sally & David Hanson WI Realtors Luxury\Short Sale\CDPE\ABR\e-Pro\REDS (Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
You just never know when you have a listing… the first buyer may write an offer… an inspection may require an amendment… a price reduction… some other contract condition may arise. That is a part of what makes real estate interesting…
Gary Woltal - Assoc. Broker REALTOR® SFR Dallas Ft. Worth (Keller Williams Realty)
While in past blog articles I have disagreed with consumers, the National Assn of REALTORS, other agents, that your PRIMARY home is NOT an investment, but a cost, and a liability rather and more importantly SHELTER, when it comes to TIME I think…
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.