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What are the ACTION PACKED Realtor Learn to Earn Programs for  2014? My three favorites right now, in no particular order, are REM Camp, Paperless Agent and Buffini. Ross Hair, Founder of Real Estate Marketing Camp, is currently hosting a thirty day marketing makeover class. It runs until Oct 3. ...
I have told Margaret that you cannot go wrong with an Active Rain Meet Up off Rt. 100. Even if you go the wrong way you end up by Ann's Dari for Foot Long Double Dogs and a shake in Glen Burnie. Or if you get it right, you end up at Bare Bones off Rt 29 for some of the best ribs ever. What a grea...
How to Import your past Real Estate SALES and LISTINGS into Zillow? I heard about this via Ross Hair at REM so I checked it out this week. I called my Zillow Rep, Travis Roberts, or I was referred to him by our very own Active Rain Blogger Extraordinaire, Margaret Rome. He pro...
I feel this way about Starbucks and Panera. You meet people. You greet people. You recharge your batteries. You get a change of pace. You get a break for a few minutes. They are clean and the personnel are friendly. It's your home away from home for road warriors. Take a sold Sign sticker! As man...
There was an email from MAR this week covering this new law. I also received emails from fellow Agents. It will be important to set up a system to track this. There are maybe a dozen or so licensed contractors that routinely are used in a Realtor's  business. May as well start getting the paperwo...
I love a good tech tool so this post has my name all over it. RE/MAX Agents have a set of Imprev tools within the website that are available for use. In addition, the local MLS for the D.C. Area has also implemented the Imprev toolset. This gives a new look and feel!  How To Create Real...
I have an email in to Sentrilock already this morning. Here are my questions after installing the app. Does credit card sized key card still have to be renewed regularly?   Is this app for one day codes only or for regular daily use?   Can this be used solely in lieu of credit card sized key card...
This is a good point. There are lots of intangibles during the multiple contract selection process. Size of check, reputation of lender, wording of preapproval letter, settlement date, number and scope of inspections and so on. Even the reputation of the agent is a decision in all the selection v...
Sometimes the garage, basement or shed can be the reason a home is purchased. So spruce it up! I have seen the floors painted, the space decluttered, the shelves straightened just like you would do for the home interior. I have seen these newly cleaned up garages be selected for future work and e...
Peaches are PEACHY in Southern Maryland this time of YEAR!  When you find your idle thoughts drifting to peaches NOT CHOCOLATE it is a clue how phenomenal the peaches are at the local  fruit stands the last few weeks. Think a roll of paper towels. Have them handy. Or think kitchen sink. As in cl...

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