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Archives of real estate blog entries for March 1, 2012 (Page 2)
Craigslist Real Estate Ads Generate Google Juice - 01:15 PM
I am a big fan of a FREE service called Google Alerts. What Google Alerts can do is search the internet every day for a specific keyword or search term and when it locates a match it will automatically email you the term and a link to the website. This is super beneficial especially when you are tracking and monitoring your real estate marketing. Last night we posted an advertisement to Craigslist and the headline of the advertisement was "Apple Valley Lake Waterfront Home". In less than 24 hours Google had picked it up, indexed the page and emailed me a (10 comments)
30 Day Home Sales Report for 01-29-2012 to 02-28-2012 Needham Market Pulse 1,614 Massachusettes Homes & Condos Currently Under Agreement 177 Massachusettes Homes & Condos That Went Under Agreement as of Today 37 Needham Homes & Condos Currently Under Agreement 1 Needham Homes & Condos That Went Under Agreement as of Today There are no Multi-family homes currently active in the market in Needham Going once, twice thrice SOLD!! Enjoy the mid-afternoon market check point Here we go! 3 Condos were sold in Needham, Ma during this 30 day market snapshot Here's the average sales data for the 3 (0 comments)
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As your Buyer Agent I can sail you through the buying process as a long time resident of Dedham, Massachusetts
4 Ridge Ave Dedham Ma 02026 Ridge Avenue Dedham Home for Sale List Price $289,900 4 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom for sale on 4 Ridge Avenue Dedham Ma Price: Taxes: Bedrooms Bathrooms Garage SpacesProperty type Size Price/sqft Year built Added to site MLS# School disctrict $289,900 $4,532 4 1 2Single Family 1490 sqft $195 1925 Feb 29, 2012 71343368 Dedham Listing Fact Sheet 4 Ridge (1 comments)
Commission instructions arrive from the escrow company. The split amount reflects a lower dollar amount than the MLS cooperation offered the buyer's broker (my office). I figure it is an oversight and request a correction. I attach the MLS listing showing the split, to expedite matters. Simple, right? Escrow sends me a copy of the commission structure BETWEEN THE ASSET MANAGER AND LISTING OFFICE. Irrelevant. Our arrangement is in the MLS listing. After several days of efforts, I finally get a call from the listing broker's assistant. (The Pope listing broker (16 comments)
Strictly Modified Schaumburg - Evo's DSM's Subaru - My Son's Passionate Life - 08:13 AM
If you ever need work done on a Mitsubishi, Subaru or Evo and you'll come to the Chicago area, call my son. He works at just the place you need, Strictly Modified in Schaumburg Illinois. It's a car modification shop but they do the general stuff too. If you ever want to see a car build going on, come to my house in the evening or weekend, it's like another car shop in my garage! And then there's the basement, it's like a warehouse of parts. Since my son left school and even a little before he has been totally mad on cars. (6 comments)
So I was wondering, does anyone want to share links to actual Craigslist posts that they put up?
I do basically three types of ads. 1) TEXT ad, 2) Clickable Image ad, and 3)combination ad with clickable image and text explanation/call to action.
Anyone else posting anything different? What's your best success so far? (4 comments)
East Port Saint Lucie Pool Home Open House - 05:08 AM
East Port Saint Lucie Pool Home Open House Come join us on Sunday March 4, from 1 to 4 p.m. for an East Port Saint Lucie Pool Home open house in this gorgeous custom home in a great location! 2656 SE Grand Drive, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952 Custom built 2005, 3 bedroom plus den (or 4′th bedroom – has closet), 2 bathroom pool homeon a private quarter acre lot overlooking a wider than normal canal (non-navigable). Drive up to the circular paver driveway with room for an RV and be prepared to be impressed. Chef’s kitchen with granite counter-tops, stainless steel Kitchen-Aide and (3 comments)
Amazing opportunity to own a spacious magnificent pool home overlooking two fairways in the prestigious Willoughby Golf Club (golf membership not mandatory). This amazing 3 BR 4 BA (plus cabana bath) with 3 car garage home features bright open spaces, high ceilings, an included entertainment system, custom built ins, wet bar, summer kitchen (grill included), office, electric hurricane shutters, immense storage and much, much more. Screened heated pool and spa (3 comments)
Teaching Yourself / Learning By Doing - 12:29 PM
The first requirement in learning from anyone is to carefully listen to them. It’s exactly the same for the self taught! To learn you must listen! Carefully listen. Redundantly listen. Art Fettig says "Everything I ever learned I learned from a tape recorder." I won’t go that far, but I wouldn’t be the same with out my tape recorders. My first real estate tool was a cassette recorder purchased the day before I had my first "Floor time." That recorder a phone tap and a case of blank cassettes cost me about $100 early in 1974, I got my moneys worth! (3 comments)
Homes for sale in Loudoun County VA - $300,000 to $400,000 - FREE One Year Home Warranty, 1% Cash REBATE to YOU. - 05:31 AM
Homes for sale in Loudoun County VA - $300,000 to $400,000 - FREE One Year Home Warranty, 1% Cash REBATE to YOU. SEARCH ALL HOMES FOR SALE in Loudoun County HERE. Loudoun County real estate offers wonderful opportunities for home buyers looking in the $300,000 to $400,000 price range. To tour all homes for sale in Loudoun County priced in the $300,000 to $400,000 range, CLICK HERE. EXAMPLES OF HOMES FOR SALE IN LOUDOUN COUNTY PRICED from $300,000 to $400,000. $375,000 47 POTTERFIELD DR 4 Bedrooms 2 full 1 half Baths MLS# LO7780129 LOVETTSVILLE Zip: 20180 Subdivision: NEW TOWN (4 comments)
Homes for Sale in Loudoun County VA with Acreage - 3 Acres or More - $300,000 to $400,000 - FREE One Year Home Warranty, - 08:46 AM
Homes for sale in Loudoun County VA - $300,000 to $400,000 - 3 Acres or More - FREE One Year Home Warranty, 1% Cash REBATE to YOU. SEARCH HOMES FOR SALE with 3 ACRES or more in Loudoun County, VA HERE. Loudoun County real estate offers wonderful opportunities for home buyers looking in the $300,000 to $400,000 price range. To tour all homes for sale in Loudoun County priced in the $300,000 to $400,000 range, CLICK HERE. EXAMPLES OF HOMES FOR SALE IN LOUDOUN COUNTY on 3 ACRES or more, priced from $300,000 to $400,000. $399,000 12828 BOOTH RD 4 Bedrooms 3 full (0 comments)
Homes for sale in Loudoun County VA - $400,000 to $500,000 - 3 Acres or More - FREE One Year Home Warranty, 1% Cash REBATE to YOU. - 09:31 AM
Homes for sale in Loudoun County VA - $400,000 to $500,000 - 3 Acres or More - FREE One Year Home Warranty, 1% Cash REBATE to YOU. SEARCH HOMES FOR SALE with 3 ACRES or more priced at $400,000 to $500,000 or more in Loudoun County, VA HERE. Loudoun County real estate offers wonderful opportunities for home buyers looking in the $400,000 to $500,000 price range and love the Loudoun County countryside. Room for horses (County requires 3 acres or more). To tour all homes for sale in Loudoun County priced in the $400,000 to $500,000 range, CLICK HERE. EXAMPLES OF HOMES FOR SALE (2 comments)
Homes for sale in Loudoun County VA - $500,000 to $600,000 - 3 Acres or More - - 03:20 PM
Homes for sale in Loudoun County VA - $500,000 to $600,000 - 3 Acres or More - FREE One Year Home Warranty, 1% Cash REBATE to YOU. SEARCH HOMES FOR SALE with 3 ACRES or more priced at $500,000 to $600,000 or more in Loudoun County, VA HERE. Loudoun County real estate offers wonderful opportunities for home buyers looking in the $300,000 to $400,000 price range and love the Loudoun County countryside. Room for horses (County requires 3 acres or more). To tour all homes for sale in Loudoun County priced in the $500,000 to $600,000 range, CLICK HERE. EXAMPLES OF HOMES FOR SALE (5 comments)
I don't want to PANIC you, BUT . . . - 06:28 PM
Google. I get that they're a search engine. And that they want to see what we're doing. That way they can send specific ads our way, making it more likely we'd click them. In turn, that would make them able to charge more for their targeted ads. Like the Super Bowl. Read below. Turn off your web history. It won't erase it from Google's memory, but it'll keep it away from some others.
Via Mimi Foster - Colorado Springs Realtor Managing Broker (EPIC Real Estate Group Colorado Springs Real Estate): I don't want to panic you, BUT . . . We (7 comments)
Homes For Sale Golden Eagle Pleasanton CA January 2012 Pleasanton CA Real Estate Market Report Golden Eagle February 29, 2012 - 09:25 AM
Homes For Sale Golden Eagle Pleasanton CA January 2012 Pleasanton CA Real Estate Market Report Golden Eagle February 29, 2012 Homes for sale in Golden Eagle in Pleasanton CA are only about two miles to the west of Downtown off of the East side of the aptly named Foothill Rd and near the Castlewood Country Club which offers a private and challenging golfing experience on two 18 hole courses. Luxury members of Pleasanton CA real estate are nestled in the foothills on the West side of Foothill Rd., where Golden Eagle Estates homes are convenient to both the 580 and 680 (2 comments)
One of my favorite things to do when families are coming to visit the Triangle to see if this will
be their next “home” is to take them to Pullen Park. Raleigh has a great park system, and Pullen Park is newly renovated making it one of the best in the area. I had the opportunity to visit the park to check out the new renovations and I was incredibly impressed! The park has a lot to offer, but some of the main attractions include a refurbished carousel, a train, paddleboats, and an elaborate playground area. (1 comments)
Poulsbo Place - Master Planned Community in Kitsap County WA - 11:34 PM
Poulsbo Place is the award winning, master-planned community in the heart of the famed waterfront village of Poulsbo, Washington. Designed in traditional Craftsman style, the architecture compliments the picturesque community of 'Little Norway' with its rich Scandinavian heritage. Poulsbo Place is situated near the waters of Liberty Bay, a popular destination for area boaters and tourists, and is only a short walking distance to a wide variety of restaurants, bakeries, antique shops, clothing boutiques, book stores and gift shops. As a licensed professional real estate broker, I view a lot of properties throughout Kitsap County, and into portions of Pierce, Mason, and Jefferson Counties, (2 comments)
My Memory Isn't What It Used To Be! - 05:55 AM
My Memory Isn't What It Used To Be! Before you think that our gray matter has gone down the tubes, just know that we DO know the details on all our listings! Addresses, features, prices, all the essentials are just a few neuron firings away from the tip of our tongue, although we have went a little Looney Tunes! What's fun to watch is the onward march of technology. Inside Sylvester's noggin is 4 GB of memory stick, and 4 gigabytes is by no means the top end of current flash drives. But thinking back to our first laptop quite a (21 comments)
Maybe There IS A Use For Listing Emails After All! - 05:27 PM
Maybe There IS A Use For Listing Emails After All! I'll be frank. I've disliked listing emails for quite awhile, they're just this side of spam to me, especially when it's from an agent well outside our market area! It's probably a GREAT listing tool..."Yes Mr. & Mrs. Seller, I'll make sure 100,000 agents know your property is for sale!". And maybe it makes total sense if you're operating with agents who don't know how to set up their MLS for auto-searches. If it works for you, more power to you! We all make different marketing choices. Personally, I'd rather do (63 comments)
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