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By Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint, North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227
Comments 50
How many 'Little' things are we overlooking for our clients?This past weekend I stopped in a local General Store in Garfield Bay Idaho.  It was early morning with no one but me shopping.  I made a purchase to serve as my breakfast and headed outside.  While enjoying one of the two picnic tables w...
By Jane Peters, Connecting you to the L.A. real estate market
(Home Jane Realty)
Comments 48
In my market, with the high cost of home ownership, renting is sometimes the only way to go. In most markets it does not pay for agents to do rentals. They are very time consuming and most of the time we spend a lot of time, energy and gas driving renters around only to end up with them disappear...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 77
Are You Ready to Thrive if Real Estate Market Shifts?Those who have been in the real estate industry for a while have seen the ups and downs. Most of us are in it to win it, others only do well during sunny days. Which category do you fall in?Are you ready to thrive if the real estate market shif...
By Bruce Walter
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana)
Comments 68
 My 5  P.M.  appointment was an Exotic Septuagenarian, and did she ever take me for a ride.     My recent 5 PM appointment was a brief break from real estate as the Collings Foundation stopped off at the Purdue University Airport in West Lafayette, Indiana to give the community a chance to view a...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah South, St. George, UT 84770)
Comments 40
Dealing with a difficult agent is like getting sacked! Oooooof! You see it coming. Nothing you can do except brace for impact. To avoid getting blindsided by aggressive tactics, stay within the four corners of the Real Estate Purchase Contract. You can successfully accomplish the goals set forth....
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 41
 This may sound counter intuitive but I would urge you never to select someone as an employee or agent based on their experience.  That may be somewhat of an exaggeration.  What I am saying is really don't base your decision solely on experience.  One of the biggest mistakes a business and hiring...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 56
Can you think of a single luxury real estate marketing professional who does not love getting referrals? Based on the law of reciprocity, generating referrals begets receiving them. The more you give the more you get. Yet, few agents make it their business to source referrals to non-competitive b...
By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
Comments 59
Buyer finds the home of their dreams...Offer is made...Offer is accepted...And suddenly, 'COLD FEET SYNDROME' sets in...The questions start to swirl in the buyer's head:Am I making the right decision?Can I afford this?What if...??The most experienced and seasoned buyer agents report that 'Cold Fe...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 63
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-August 14-August 20, 2016. I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, something about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or it...
By Claude Labbe, Realty for Your Busy Life
(Real Living | At Home)
Comments 22
My expectations for the Rio 2016 Olympics weren't as high as prior games, and I am very happy to say I was wrong.  The athletes and Rio have rewarded with true moments of exhilaration, athletic grace and raw power. Prior to the games starting, the ActiveRain community had a contest, which challen...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 37
This week's list is a first, in that there are ten posts by eight bloggers.  A couple of you had a really great blogging week, and here is the list:The Secret Life of A Double Agent (real estate style) Dan Carpenter: Dan wrote his first ActiveRain post on one of my favorite subjects: double dippi...
By Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties)
Comments 60
I'm going to tell you one of the morals to my story first. If you didn't already eat it, don't flush it down the toilet!I have clients who rent their home out for the winter months. They only use it for the summer, it works out perfectly for them. Well, maybe not perfectly. Every year they learn ...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
Comments 23
You might have heard of the term CAVERS in the past, but not really understood what it is or even what it stands for.  CAVERS stands for Credit Alert Interactive Voice Response System (CAVERS).  CAVERS was a system originally created by HUD for Lenders to run a Borrower through before processing ...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 25
When I was growing up, I had a sense that I was different in someway, but I couldn't put my finger on it. No, it wasn't some super athlete talent or a math-wiz or some kind of artsy thing. It was just a gut feeling that I wasn't going to be like most of my friends. It wasn't a positive or negativ...
By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
( | Savvy + Company Real Estate)
Comments 41
When Opportunity Knocks, Don’t Be In the Backyard Searching for 4-Leaf Clovers! Yes, our business is shifting - it is a constant.  If you survived The Great Recession, you know that not only was it not ‘great’ but, it was the single largest shift in our business in our lifetime.   Much has been w...
By Susan Haughton, The Susan & Mindy Team...Your Concierge Agents
(Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
Comments 54
Over the years, like any other agent who has been in this business for a while, I've seen my share of "interesting" relationships, living arrangements and an entire sliding scale of cleanliness and neatness.  It's life and it's not always pretty.  Our clients don't always live in Hallmark moments...
By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, Connecting Good People w/ the San Diego Lifestyle!
(Big Block Realty)
Comments 30
Do You Suffer From Call Reluctance? Here's 40 Reasons to Call Your Database! The gold in your business is in your database. The sold clients, the active clients, the family, friends, coworkers, businesses you patron and networking partners all have referrals for you. But here's the cold, hard tru...
By Cody Carmen, Market Analysis--Educational Content, Adhi Schools
(Adhi Schools, LLC)
Comments 9
Homelessness is a serious problem. Despite efforts to curb it—from government housing programs to charitable organizations and shelters—it persists. A recent federal House bill (with bipartisan cosponsorship) has been written that aims to help homeless and formerly homeless students and student v...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 63
I’m a guy that likes to try stuff out... I’m not usually first, but early and if I hear about an app or a website that looks like it might help me to get things done I’ll try it out. That said, over the past 2 years I’ve downloaded a lot of apps for my iPhone 6 Plus. I tried them out, then later ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 46
Facebook Marketing TipsFacebook has spent a lot of time lately improving their video functionality with new changes taking place again this week. If you use 360 video you will be pleased that Guide and Heatmap are out, with one helping viewers take a guided tour of your video as it plays. The oth...