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ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2011 

Flipping? Updating an old bathroom? Getting a house ready to sell? Want granite but can't afford to buy a whole slab to get the little piece you need? Call around to your local granite fabricators (companies that cut and install granite) and ask if they sell remnants. Some questions you can ask: ...
09/29/2011
I've been taking cold showers this week. Our condo association has been working on the hot water pipes and the supply of hot water has, to say the least, sucked. But I'm not mad, not even particularly frustrated, just a little . . . cold, even in the Texas heat. I'm not mad because I knew about t...
09/26/2011
Dave shares some excel expertise in his post below about using rolling averages to share sales information about a local market area. Take a look and give it a whirl and be sure to visit his blog and leave a comment! Writing hyper local posts is a great way to become known as a local expert. Goog...
09/26/2011
Been to Pingdom lately? Yes, Pindgom, not the Magic Kingdom. it is another one of those nifty little tools we all need in our real estate website toolbag - because you can use it to catch performance problems and nip them in the bud. Take a quick second and open that site in another tab of your b...
09/24/2011
Got an old bathroom? Or worse, one that was "updated" but never quite finished? This bathroom was one of those - a project that never quite made it to the finish line. I'll admit - this one is mine, a project I decided I HAD to do when I was pregnant with my youngest son who is now 5. It was one ...
09/24/2011
Choosing keywords for your blog, or maybe just a single post on a topic you don't normally cover? Make sure you consider more than just the monthly volume for the keyword when using Google's Keyword Tool. Take a look at the competition for the keywords as well. What you may find is this: high-vol...
09/24/2011
Linda's post about performing regular maintenance on your home is a must-read for every home owner (and would-be home owner).  In a nutshell - keeping up with the basic maintenance on your systems will save you a bundle in time, money and energy in the long run.It is easy, especially in this econ...
09/24/2011
Have you had a listing that had a space that was difficult to arrange to showcase the best features? The den in this 1982 home in Austin, Texas (ok, mine), is one of those. This room is huge (23-ish by 14-ish), but the built-in bookcases, sliding-glass doors, staircase and opening to the kitchen ...
09/20/2011
Slacked off on your blogging lately? If you've been at it for a long time, that may not hurt your rankings much. If, however, you blogged like a wild dog for a short time, then disappeared, your site rankings will likely tank. Here is the actual Google Analytics visits chart for a 5-month period ...
09/20/2011
Are you planning to sell your home soon, but need to replace outdated tile? Consider the current trends in your area before making your selections both for the style and color of the tile as well as the layout. In some areas, for example, 12x12 tile in a straight-set pattern just looks dated, eve...
09/16/2011
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