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Listing Photos - Be Honest - Hire a Professional - 07/28/10 02:45 PM
Check out Pat Giles blog post to the Wall Street Journal. We all have agents in our marketplace that think that their photos represent the home and serve the seller. Pst "Pass it on" John L. Scott Real Estate Our own Pat Giles contributed to this Wall Street Journal post about how NOT to take bad real estate photos: http://blogs.wsj.com/developments/2010/07/22/awful-real-estate-listing-photos-how-not-to-take-them/ (0 comments)
The Trouble with Summertime Traffic - 07/24/10 06:14 PM
The Trouble with Summertime Traffic in Gig Harbor is just that. It is summertime and there is more traffic. Gig Harbor has a couple of serious round-about intersections designed to keep traffic moving and guess what...they are under construction. Knowing how to navigate a roundabout is important, so here is what the driver's manual says about roundabouts. Yes the drivers manual...when was the last tine you brushed up on driver safety. RoundaboutsA roundabout is an intersection control device with traffic circulating around an island. Approaching vehicles must yield to the traffic in the circle. Always yield to pedestrians and bicyclists who are legally (0 comments)
We Have to do More to Get it SOLD - 07/20/10 04:38 PM
In this market, the first four to six weeks is the most critical time to attract attention to a newly listed home on the market. This time period is where most of the time, effort and money goes to market the home to as many potential buyers as possible. My marketing campaign includes a Listing Launch providing the sellers are willing and that is exactly what I was doing this last weekend. Launching a listing is intense marketing to the public and brokers. As soon as I know the listing is signed I start planning. This will be a marketing blitz beginning Thursday with (7 comments)
Gig Harbor Art Show - 07/19/10 05:46 PM
Downtown Gig Harbor was the site for the Peninsula Art Show Theanks to the local businesses inconvenienced by closing Judson Street on Saturday and Sunday for the venue. I spoke with a couple of artists that thought the "Judging was great" I also overheard Wows from the crowd as they viewed the artist's work. The threat of rain made for some cool shopping as the ice cream vendors will attest. Kudos to all who helped put on the show. It is a huge undertaking to be able to bring local artists wogether with regional works to delight us all. (0 comments)
Soci@l Nuggets Harvest's Leads - 07/15/10 02:23 PM
I've been carrying "Soci@l" around with me for several weeks, reading and re-reading the material. I swear the last time I read a specific passage, it was different. So I am seeing more possibilities each time I pick up the book. I even laminated the front and back cover so the book will last longer. Every time I open "Soci@l" I find a nugget. A nugget is a tidbit of information that holds a great truth or targets a specific thought with clarity or inspiration. There are nuggets throughout this book, but one stands out for me and it is in (0 comments)
Redo Realtor Targets Agents in Gig Harbor with Video Ad - 07/09/10 05:04 PM
Remove Redo Realtor If nothing else this real estate market is challenging. Gig Harbor still has more inventory than other places around the Sound. So sometimes you have to think outside the box. I took this clip and added the Kareoke version of "Matchmaker, Matcher" from "Fiddler on the Roof" and came up with some new lyrics. Check it out. Goodrich take 3_0001.wmv www.youtube.com Sing a long May 3 at 8:02pm · Comment ·LikeUnlike · Share · Report (0 comments)
SalmonChanted Harbor - The Year of the Heron - 07/08/10 11:47 PM
SalmonChantedHarbor is an array of beautifully decorated artwork that will be displayed around downtown Gig Harbor from May-October 2010. Fifteen locations will host the artwork within the historic downtown area. This year's artistic theme is the heron, one of our area's most beloved residents.
Each heron has been created exclusively for SalmonChantedHarbor by a local artist. The event will culminate in an auction of each heron to raise money for Peninsula Hands on Art, an arts educational program in four of our local schools. www.salmonchantedharbor.org
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