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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 15
Spur Of The Moment Home BuyersWe've put a lot of effort into developing custom search pages for many subdivisions in our market.  Those pages place well in the search results and the good news is that means we get found by buyers.  And in most cases that's a pretty good thing.Some already have an...
By Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 39
I Want to Buy a House These are Magic Words  Magic words are spoken when I get a phone call and the person on the other end says " I want to buy a house "  What do I need to do  ? Most of the time people just want a price or they think we are just people who open up houses and show them  at their...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 18
You Qualify to Buy the House, But Can you Afford It?  Here in Central Connecticut we are still in a buyer's market. This adds additional value for buyers, as there are homes that are within the upper reaches of their buying power that would be beyond them in a sellers market. This adds a temptati...
By Kyle Reyes
(The Silent Partner Marketing)
Comments 13
A few years ago, I was at a marketing strategy session with the owner of a restaurant group who is a client of ours.  He told me he wanted to run a special dinner where he taught his diners how to make his signature dishes. His manager looked at him like he was nuts. “Why the hell would you give ...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Customer Focused, Results Driven Service!
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 26
With foreclosures there is usually very little property information available except what a prospective buyer can glean from public records.  Additionally, a good property inspector can likely provide some other very useful information.   Perhaps the neighbors may know something about the propert...
By Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041, Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ
(ReMax Realtec Group)
Comments 19
I don't wanna do that (IDWDT) is THE big red STOP sign.5 Steps Before Entering Real Estate School is the title of a new book providing insight and instruction to those considering a career in real estate. The decades-long failure rate of new agents borderlines being a criminal enterprise. The sub...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 26
How Buyers Get Their Real Estate Agents to Fall in Love with ThemIt's Valentine's Day Weekend and there is lots talk about what to do for that special someone in your life. Those of us in real estate business love it when a buyer falls in love with a house and the excitement grows. What a great V...
By Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 44
I saw a question that someone asked about blog topics that work for them.  I'd like to share some ideas with  you that might help you write some posts that not just get ActiveRain comments, but help make your phone ring as well.  We're encouraged to write about local events, but what happens when...
By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 12
Taking the Mystery Out of Internet MarketingI've had my business since 1997. Back then I promoted my services by visiting local real estate offices, designing flyers and by mailing out targeted postcards. I also made some really great connections. Truth be known, dumb luck was also instrumental. ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 51
A house fire is a nightmare most homeowners won't ever have to experience. But for the unlucky few, living through the frightening occurrence and subsequent repercussions of a house fire can be upsetting and disheartening.  Whether a home was completely ravaged or mostly salvageable knowing how t...
By Carla Muss-Jacobs, Principal Broker/Owner, Buyer Focused ~ Buyer Results
(BuyersAgentPortland.com | (503) 810-7192 Portland Metro Exclusive Buyers Agent | 100% Buyer Representation ~ 100% of the Time)
Comments 27
MLS Data Entered Into A Listing Sheet . . . DOES NOT FORM A CONTRACT Nina Hollander wrote a post which was very wildly commented on:  Listing Agents in Danger of Misrepresentation -- a Cautionary TaleIn her post she described a recent decision made by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission.DIS...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
Comments 42
I have seen some really creative ways to run a dryer vent. We all know the dryer vent must discharge outdoors... right? Not into the garage, another room, the attic, it must be outdoors! Why? One of the most important functions of a dryer is the elimination of moisture recovered during the heatin...
By Jill Sackler, Long Island's South Shore Real Estate Agent
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!")
Comments 33
In response to all the homeowners who routinely overprice their homes, refusing to give weight to carefully prepared market reports and hoping to be paid extra for all the good times that transpired between their four walls, I say this: As you already know or may have heard, moving is one of the ...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 64
Does How you Dress Affect Your Business?   When I got into the business years ago, there was a saying - Dress for Success every day.    It did not matter who your client was, or what you were showing --- you dressed up!   There was also a rule to dress one or two steps up from your clients.   I k...
By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
Comments 40
Are Your Blogs Being Read?”  Have been reading your blogs for a number of years and it is now time for us to relocate to Connecticut to be closer to my in - laws who are getting older in age and need family near. Me and my family are originally from Connecticut and I have been involved in Real Es...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
Comments 27
 Are You a Hopeful Home Buyer?Did You Just File Your Taxes?         Did you just file your taxes?  Or hoping to soon?            If so, and thinking of buying an IL/Chicago-area (or Wisconsin) home in the near future, now is the perfect time to talk to me to get started with your financing.      ...
By John Meussner, Making Mortgages Easy Costa Mesa, CA 484-680-4852
(Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
Comments 26
With Rates Down, Here's What You Should Be Doing       It's been a little while since I've heard the term "refi boom", but that's what's being floated around this week as mortgage rates are once again knock knock knockin' on history's door.  With 30 year fixed rates in the mid 3's and 15 year rat...
By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
Comments 27
 Many of us became real estate professionals because we wanted to be our own bosses. However, the downside of being your own boss is that you may become the most difficult person to manage. Your success becomes dependent upon the choices you make each day, and if you make the wrong choices or fos...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 66
Customer Service Tips Learned from Crappy Dining Experiences I was in Orlando for the CRS Leadership Training Program and the annual Sellabration convention, and had a number of meals out with different groups of people. A couple of these dining experiences really were bad, which led to some thou...
By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
Comments 58
Bob and Terri,just a note of caution as you are contemplating the purchase of a "yet to be constructed home" from a builder. The new construction contracts in our area are very long often 40-65+ pages, and they are written  in the favor of the builder...as compared to our resale contract which is...
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