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Real Estate Agent - Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info - DB-17066
Jim Paulson's views of Boise Real Estate, real estate technology trends, and life here in the Treasure Valley. Jim Paulson has nearly 25 years of Boise Idaho real estate experience.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
This morning, I got another lead from one of my websites.  I know that one of the keys to converting online leads is to reply quicker and better than our competitors.  Here is the lead:                        Congratulations! A new visitor has saved a listing they found on your site to their favo...
10/22/2017
I have pondered a lot about disaster preparedness after watching and reading about Hurricane Harvey.  I used to think I was be prepared since most of my data is stored and backed up in the cloud.  After reading some of the first hand accounts of the people affected, I finally realized my thinking...
09/01/2017
Most of us are so busy trying to keep our head above water that we aren't prepared for something like the massive flooding occuring in Texas and Louisiana.I read a very sad, yet thought provoking post this morning on a Council of Residential Specialist's page on Facebook:  Alissa Engel Spears23 h...
08/28/2017
If you had to choose a theme song for your real estate career, what would it be and why?If you are not very busy with clients right now, would it be: Pink Floyd - Is there anybody out there?If you are still sitting at your office doing floor time and the phone isn't ringing, would it be:Simon and...
03/10/2017
Google is known for creating paradigm shifts and they are shifting again!Remember when Google Maps changed how we used maps?  Then, they improved it adding Google Earth.  Then they added Street Views after sending camera crews down most major public streets.What they are adding now is interior ph...
03/05/2017
I am a huge fan of Google, and only recently became a Local Guide for Google.  I love posting my photos and helping them update data for places.  I have lived in many different countries and most of the United States of America so I thought I might as well contribute.  I am amazed that one of the...
03/04/2017
I am a huge fan of automation and technology, but we are a long ways away from being outsourced as Realtors.  For example, I use Google Alerts to help me keep track of what is happening on line for Boise Idaho real estate.  Therefore, I have a Google Alert set up specifically for "Boise Real Esta...
02/24/2017
The real estate industry is getting blasted with viruses and malware so please take the time to be vigilant and make sure you have up to date quality anti-virus software!I know a lot of people that were hacked via clicking on links that claimed to be important real estate closing documents, but w...
02/21/2017
I was reading a few real estate blogs on activerain.com this morning and saw one posted that I would have bet was spam since it was written in a foreign language.  Fortunately, I recognized the language and a few words. Since I started Kindergarten in Vietnam back in about 1966 at the Phoenix Stu...
02/20/2017
The only thing constant in today's world is . . . CHANGE.Years ago, I changed and started blogging.  I was getting pretty active on the blogging website, www.activerain.com.  I was pleased with how it was working.  It wasn't overnight, it was a process that took time and effort.  It was driving p...
02/19/2017
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