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Blackberry versus Palm Treo versus Apple iPhone for real estate - 11/14/07 10:24 PM
Please join in on the debate!!! Which is better for a real estate agent? Blackberry or a Palm Treo or Apple's iPhone? I've had both the Treo and the Blackberry, and will share my thoughts in a future blog, but would really value your opinions on this debate. What features do you like about Palm Treo? What features do you like about Blackberry? Anybody chiming in yet about the Apple iPhone for real estate? What would you like to see your phone able to do? What software do you use on your phone to manage your database and your calendar? (31 comments)
The Kevin Cahill Group is expanding... talent always welcome! - 11/07/07 11:20 PM
I am so thankful and grateful that I have found success on my own terms in this industry... it is amazing, just how many ways you can create a positive career, a wonderful business, and a gratifying life, thru real estate. Currently, I have a contract to close specialist... Susanne handles all my paperwork from the moment a buyer and seller come to an agreement. She is expert at coordinating all the details of the transaction so that things go as smoothly as possible. And I have a buyer's specialist... Alice runs with buyers, takes them thru the whole purchase process, making certain (0 comments)
Let's send a better message on the state of the market! - 11/07/07 11:08 PM
I am often asked about the real estate market... at coffee shops, church on Sunday, the gas station, the hardware store. And often with that concerned tone, that I might be struggling with all this difficulty in the news. The fact is that the market has never been so good for buyers... they have choices, prices are lower than they've been, interest rates remain attractive, credit is still available to those with steady jobs and decent FICO scores. The trick is that the news media loves the bad news. In a buyer's market, if you have buyers to work with, it's never been (0 comments)
Keller Williams Realty is opening now in Mentor, Ohio! The time to consider KW is now! - 11/07/07 10:56 PM
So exciting, all the growth opportunity in this shifting real estate market... and just when the local brand real estate companies are struggling to stay afloat. Keller Williams is opening now in Mentor; we just were awarded our Mentor/Lake County franchise license last week! The local companies are realizing that they cannot afford to stay in business with their old school neighborhood offices... our regional market center model is the envy of the industry... more cost effective for ownership groups, and more energizing that the local 30 person offices. Our typical offices grow to over 200 agents. And I am especially excited (1 comments)
Keller Williams Realty is opening in Canton, Ohio!!! Paint the town Red! - 11/07/07 10:48 PM
So exciting, all the growth opportunity in this shifting real estate market... and just when the local brand real estate companies are struggling to stay afloat. Keller Williams is opening soon in Canton; we just were awarded our Mentor/Lake County franchise license last week! The local companies are realizing that they cannot afford to stay in business with their old school neighborhood offices... our regional market center model is the envy of the industry... more cost effective for ownership groups, and more energizing that the local 30 person offices. Our typical offices grow to over 200 agents. If you would like more (2 comments)
Floyd Wickman's SMART Program is a real boost in this shifting market! - 11/07/07 10:39 PM
I am so glad to be involved in Floyd Wickman's latest effort to train real estate agents... the SMART Program! Check out his website: www.FloydWickman.com and look at the SMART Program. I've been licensed since 1999, and to hear this message, so freshly delivered by Mike Pallin, is invigorating and motivating. We meet once a week for 7 weeks. The key is setting goals, because goals give you energy. And then having accountability to your SMART Group, which keeps you on task thru the weeks. If The SMART Program is available near you, be sure to sign up... or you can contact Mike (0 comments)
Keller Williams Realty is coming to Akron, Ohio in 2008! - 11/07/07 10:30 PM
What an incredible opportunity to shake things up in Akron! If you are interested in learning more about Keller Williams Realty, and why we are the 4th largest real estate company in North America, with over 77,000 agents, you need to attend a Keller Williams event... CAMP 4-4-3 is Keller Williams' training for new and newly re-invigorated agents who need to list 4 homes, have 4 sales, in the next 3 months. Lead Generation 36:12:3 is KW's approach to working your database to generate 36 transactions in the next 12 months by committing 3 hours a day to leade generation. YBIYD stands for Your Business (4 comments)
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