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Luxury Home in Kaneohe, Hawaii - 11/30/11 07:28 PM
If you're in search of your own luxury home, Kaneohe, Hawaii may be the place for you. A luxury home is more than the place you sleep and eat, a luxury home is the foundation of a lifestyle. Each luxury home in Kaneohe, Hawaii offers a variety of opportunities to its owners, as well as provides you, as the buyer, to customize your luxury home surroundings. For example, you have the choice of buying a luxury home with a forested back drop or a luxury home that sits in front of a painted paradise of lapping waves and the bright setting (0 comments)
Bruce Hicks: Oahu Real Estate Specialist - 11/30/11 07:13 PM
Hello, my name is Bruce Hicks, and among many other things, I am an Oahu Real Estate Specialist, and proud of it. I cover a wide range of real estate skills, specializing in the following: Waterfront/Oceanfront Properties Luxury Homes Subdivisions Golf Courses Hotel Buildings Multi-Family Properties Condominiums Apartment Buildings Estate Family Trust Sales Out of State Buyers and Sellers International Buyers and Sellers Now, you may be thinking, "Wow, that's a lot! Why not just pick a couple areas to focus on?" Well, when you have over 30 years of real estate experience, you come to be well-educated and experienced in (0 comments)
Are agents economizing their mode of transportation? - 11/29/11 01:34 AM
Are agents economizing their mode of transportation? Is it happening in your neck of the woods? Are agents changing their mode of transportation? I had not paid much attention, until my buying couple brought up the subject when we were looking at homes in Haiku Plantation, Oahu, an area of million dollar homes. As we drove around viewing open houses, my clients noticed a 'high profile' agent driving a 2 seater mini cooper and then viewed other previewing agents in Toyota Tercels, 2 seater mini sports cars and other sub compacts. The client commented, "how do these agents drive their clients (15 comments)
Did you ever have a case of Email Sickness? - 11/27/11 12:00 PM
Email Sickness. "Doctor Doctor tell me the news, I got a bad case of the email blues...." Did you ever have a case of Email Sickness? On normal days, I get 10-30 emails daily (besides this, there is another 30-80 or more that go directly to the JUNK MAIL folder and another half dozen or so goes to my VIEW LATER folder. View later is set by "RULES".
The day after thanksgiving, I had a surprise. 10AM I checked email and only two emails for the morning! Was everyone at the Black Friday events? I usually check email several (0 comments)
Simple Facts for Optimizing a Blog Post - 11/26/11 12:40 PM
Tammy Emineth of Ozark Missouri is the Bomb! ActiveRain members can benefit immensely from her techno knowledge - With these facts from http://activerain.com/blogsview/2538488/simple-facts-for-optimizing-a-blog-post you can optimize your customer base! Subscribe to her, she has many more gems! Way to go TAMMY! Bruce Hicks 808.955.1577
The distinction between KEYWORDS, TAGS and CATEGORIES is one that we all need to understand very well for our everyday use. THANK YOU TAMMY!
Via Tammy Emineth (Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing): While Google is always changing the rules there are some tried and true methods for optimizing a blog post. The most basic should be applied to any post that (6 comments)
Will Hawaii's real estate market be affected by future higher fuel prices? - 11/23/11 08:40 AM
Will Hawaii's real estate market be affected by future higher fuel prices? Do you think you will see a near future change in your neighborhood? Near future meaning in the next 2-3 years. According to various and current news sources, our electric bills have seen a 50% increase over the past 2 years and will continue to increase. Water and Sewer costs have gone up. This means that maintenance fees for condos have and will increase. The cost of goods and services, transportation, building supplies and just about any product shipped to Hawaii have increased and will continue to rise at (7 comments)
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