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Michelle Carr-Crowe 408-252-8900 Silicon Valley Homes,San Jose,Saratoga,Cupertino, Michelle Carr-Crowe Sells Lynbrook High Homes (Just Call 408-252-8900 San Jose Luxury Homes Cupertino KW)
Do you like the new look and headers on ActiveRain? While it has a clean look, I'm not convinced it's an improvement for us bloggers, are you? I wish that when ActiveRain is considering changes they would contact actual bloggers to get their…
Bill Zumwalt (William T. Zumwalt CPA, CTC "The Tax Coach for REALTORS")
Do any of you know how much of an iceberg shows itself above the water? Well the answer is 10%. The rest of the iceberg is below the surface where it can’t be seen. A lot of people think you got an easy job. Stick a For Sale sign in the yard…
Tammie White Realtor® Franklin TN Homes For Sale (Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TammieWhite.com)
Why Do Home Buyers Use Zillow and Trulia? Have you ever stopped to think: why do home buyers use Zillow and Trulia? What do home buyers want? They want to have access to listings. Buyers use sites like Zillow and Trulia because, they believe,…
Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Coweta Newnan Homes for Sale (Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers)
I have been talking to people from all over the country over the last few weeks and when they find out what I do for a living they all ask me the same thing: “How’s the real estate market these days. ” And it’s a hard…
Jon Zolsky, your Daytona Beach, Florida connection (Jon Zolsky, Daytona Condo Realty LLC, 386-405-4408)
I remember my years spent in the Russian Arctic. There was little in terms of natural beauty. Living there is sometimes living in the extreme. One of relatively rare natural occurences was Northern Light. In our area they were rare, not very…
Keller Williams eEdge on the Go! For all of you Smartphone owners, Keller Williams eEdge on the Go is now active and ready to make your life eassier. It is simple to use, requiring little tech knowledge. Go to mykw. kw. com, and log into your…
Barbara Todaro "New Franklin MA Homes" (RE/MAX Executive Realty )
There’s a right way and a wrong way to do marketing The right way with print marketing is to do it aggressively. To those who think that print advertising is dead, think again! Not everyone is online. Many local folks like to read the..
Andrea Swiedler - Swiedler, Pomerantz & Adams, Litchfield County Real Estate (Prudential Connecticut Realty, Litchfield County Real Estate)
I read a featured post this evening by Belinda Spellman, Personal Letters and Photos With Offers - Is This a New Trend? Buyers are writing to sellers and.. including family photos? Funny thing, I had been thinking about writing a post about…
Do I like the new Look and Headers on ActiveRain? I am not sure how much I like the new look, at first glance I would probably prefer that they had left it alone. But as with all new things it is best to let it settle for a while and see if it…
Graduation Day at the Nations Top Forestry School Tomorrow another group of enthusiastic Forestry and Natural Resource students will be graduating and heading out to save the world, or at least make it run a little better. The University…
Belinda Spillman Colorado Real Estate Professional (Aspen Lane Real Estate LLC)
Personal Letters and Photos with Offers – Is This a New Trend? Yesterday, I received 7 offers on a property I listed the night before. Out of those 7 offers, 4 of them had personal letters from the homebuyers and one even had a…
Elizabeth Weintraub, Sacramento Short Sale Agent, Land Park, East Sac, Lyon RE (Top 1% at Lyon Real Estate #00697006)
If a home buyer wants an overall feeling of the real estate market in Sacramento, a buyer can go to Zillow and Trulia and look at homes that were maybe once for sale and quite possibly might still be for sale, but most likely are not. There is a…
It’s Blooper day once again, my friends. There were enough typo casualties in the nationwide MLS listings this past week to fill an English Grammar ER. These are the cases that required serious triage, and of course, I was happy to help…
Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker, Virginia & Maryland (Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
ARE NEW REAL ESTATE AGENTS PREPARED? WHAT ABOUT POST LICENSE TRAINING? REAL ESTATE SCHOOL, POST LICENSE TRAINING, POST LICENSE EDUCATION, MENTORS, etc. All steps that new agents experience when in the first stages of establishing themselves in the…
Kristen Ueckert, 817-422-3322 Keller, Texas! (Ueckert Realty LLC)
With a friend divorcee She said to me, "So… What's up with your football schedule magnet on my ex's frig? " Ummm… Is this a trick question? "Donno. Ask the X?! " More on that one later… OK… I admit it. I haven't done much in the way of…
Joe Petrowsky (Joe Petrowsky NMLS# 6869 - Right Trac Financial Group, Inc )
“What is Your Value Propositions, After the Transaction is Over? ” Calvin closed on his new home the last week of December 2012 and wanted to meet again to further discuss what we talked about during the mortgage application…
Connie Harvey Realtor Nashville TN Real Estate (Pilkerton Realtors)
My Favorite Newbie First Posts! Week of May 10th 2013 I'm always impressed when newbies know how to insert pictures and add links. Both things it took me a while to learn. Once again the choices were many but I think the following are…
Amanda and Jared Christiansen Fort Wayne Real Estate, Amanda and Jared Christiansen (Century 21 Bradley )
27. Luncheon business meetings. That's some free food right there! 26. FREE PENS. Every closing I go to I stock up on pens from the title company. 25. Flexible hours. I can work as much or as little as I want. Ha! Who am I kidding? I work all…
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