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Jay writes about Technology stuff as well as the local real estate markets in the Kansas City northland including Liberty, Gladstone, North Kansas City and Kansas City Metro. Jay digs social media and gadgets to make real estate FUN!



I just finished watching The Social Network. Man, does that movie TICK ME OFF. Why? Because he did it and I haven't. Yet. (Not that I'm into making the next Facebook, but I'm talking about fulfilling a vision.) Let's put Facebook aside for a minute and just look at where VISION can take you. How ...
Everyone seems to be touting "customer service" as something GREAT that their business offers. A group of close friends was discussing that idea last night and I thought I'd share some of it with you Rainmakers. Most people want to get the job done, as quickly and painlessly as possible. Efficien...
Do you have a strategy for talking with your clients? Are you REACTING or are you in control? One question I like to ask my sellers is, "What is the best way for me to communicate with you?" You'd be surprised by the answers. Some don't have unlimited texting plans, so they get charged when I tex...
Ok. Let's make this simple, Mr. Seller: I can't sell it if you won't let people in.   This past week I had a seller that kept denying showings. Lots of REASONS but no real EXCUSES. Are we in or not with this deal? But how do we get over this problem (aside from firing the client)? TALK TO THE SEL...
I've had my newest toy for a while and finally got brave enough to use it for my first contract this weekend. Flawless. I will not go back to those pesky piles of paper EVER again! This is more than a cool gizmo, it's my new Swiss Army Knife. Each of these topics may be it's own blog, so let me j...
Be careful what you put in that blank! Do me a favor and fill it in with YOUR thoughts... go ahead, I'll wait. "I wish my Buyers would _______________." Got something? Here are some words that came to my mind: ... decide already!... get in or get out!... stop being so picky.... get preapproved (y...
These wise words came from my broker this week when talking to an agent about getting some new listings. The more I thought about it, I think there is a lot of meat here!... (And yes, he DOES have a fine way with words!) I posted this on Facebook and many people didn't get it! Okay, here we go: L...

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