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Today, I signed up for a free listing marketing website call RealBird.com. They have free widgets and flyers you can make and post to your Internet marketing. It is one more tool you can use to make your sites look different from everyone else's. You can also make listing presentations. Check out the widgets I made from their site on my side bar. Free is always good and of course they have an upgraded program that has a fee and offers more goodies. Take a look at the site. http://realbird.com and try it out for your self. For those of you (4 comments)
New Meez Addict - 03/19/08 01:31 PM
Now as if I was not busy as ever already, I now have a new addiction to making meez. go to http://www.meez.com or click from mine scroll to bottom of page http://www.DJonesSellsHomes.com
I've made some for myself and my kids. After looking at some of the great blogs with cute meez I had to give it a try. Some of you are really creative.
Now I need coinz. They are kind of like points so I can add the snazzy stuff like jewelry, accesories, backgrounds and I can get creative like some of you have. Here are my favorite active agent meez links: http://activerain.com/blogs/respres click on the link (10 comments)
The Norfolk Real Estate Twilight Zone - 03/13/08 08:42 AM
I feel like Im in a Real Estate Twilight Zone. I have several listings but none of them are getting the traffic they deserve. I have several buyers that I can not find the right property for. Its a case of both not enough buyers buying and not enough good inventory at the same time. On the buyer agent side: I am not talking about picky buyers or overpriced buyers. I can not find a descent home that will except FHA financing. I keep running across Bank reos, major fixers, and short sales. It has been quite depressing. Yesterday a house came on the market, (4 comments)
Help needed from expert Treo users. - 03/09/08 02:02 PM
Help! I'm trying to figure out if a Treo I have a 700p can be used as a internet modem for a laptop by blue tooth. Does anyone know ? If you have figured it out let me know of any links or websites out there that may help me out. I'm sick of searching for a free Wifi or unsecured internet connection to link to. I'd appreciate any help. Deandrea Jones Wainwright Real Estate firstname.lastname@example.org (2 comments)
Hampton Roads Back Bending Real Estate - 03/07/08 07:09 AM
Here in Hampton Roads, I have been bending over backwards to keep deals from falling apart, I have rebated commissions, given Home Warranties, everything short of moving people in. But I have met with another agent who did help her clients move and have a garage sell.
Contract negotiations lately have been a creative use of words and out side of the box thinking to make sellers and buyers happy!. I have pushed all the skills, knowledge, and training to the test and I'm happy that things have worked out. I did notice the more I gave the more I (8 comments)
Hampton Roads FHA new loan limits - 03/06/08 07:57 PM
FHA Loan limit increased in Hampton Roads, VA Areas: Norfolk, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Hampton, Newport News. has raised to $428,750.
Be aware these higher loan limits are temporary and may expire at the end of 2008. Use this to drum up some immediate new business. FHA loans are insured by the government to allow a greater number of Americans to own or refinance a home of their own. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson said, President Bush and Jackson continue to call on Congress to pass a permanent bipartisan solution to help more families (1 comments)
Author Bio: DeAndrea DeeDee Jones has been a real estate agent since 1996. She offers all her buyers and sellers a great customer service real estate experience with innovative marketing, and up to date technology.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.