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colorado real estate: Get SOLD on Home Staging - 09/15/10 05:30 PM
In today's market, you need to ensure that your listings are pleasing to even the pickiest home buyers. Effective home staging can give your listings a clear advantage. Maximize a Home's Best Features - A good home stager will use design elements to highlight the sellable features of the home including architectural details, efficient use of space, logical organization, and rational traffic flow. Minimize a Home's Flaws - Effective home staging can compensate for features of a home that may not be attractive or useful to buyers. By using the right elements, you can direct the attention of homebuyers away from (3 comments)
colorado real estate: Colorado Association of REALTORS® and CSU Everitt Real Estate Center Launch Statewide Housing Research Program - 05/11/10 12:14 AM
Englewood- April 28, 2010- The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) and the Colorado State University (CSU) Everitt Real Estate Center (EREC) announced an agreement to produce residential real estate research for the State of Colorado. With the generous support of CAR, the EREC plans to conduct detailed housing studies for 59 of the 64 total counties across Colorado to ensure real estate professionals and decision-makers have access to reliable and timely analysis of the residential housing markets with the most comprehensive coverage available. "We are extremely pleased to collaborate with CSU and its prestigious Everitt Real Estate Center to provide a (1 comments)
This exclusive ListHub channel, only available to Metrolist members, reaches the largest online audience in the state, with an average of 250,000 unique online visitors per day.
Denverpost.com is now available in your ListHub marketing channels. To ensure that your listings are included in this top resource for online homebuyers, sign on to ListHub and make sure that you have All Channels selected or select denverpost.com from the available marketing channels. ListHub, a national leader in listing syndication services, distributes Metrolist listing content to top, public real estate websites. You can enjoy unmatched listing exposure on top Internet (1 comments)
colorado real estate: REcolorado.com Adds Public Transit Powered by Walk Score - 11/16/09 07:13 PM
Front Seat, the civic software company that operates Walk Score (www.walkscore.com), the leading measure of neighborhood walkability, announced that hundreds additional real estate websites will now provide public transit information powered by Walk Score. "Accessible public transit plays a significant role in the decision making process for many home buyers," said Patrick Lashinsky, CEO. "This added feature from Walk Score makes it easier for our clients to make an informed decision from the start of the search." Public transit information is provided on the Walk Score Real Estate Tile, which is available for free and shows the Walk Score of any (1 comments)
colorado real estate: Colorado Realtor uses Twitter to keep connected with clients - 11/14/09 04:50 PM
Broker IPTV: Today we are talking with David Douglas:, he is the board director for the South Metro Denver REALTOR Association (SMDRA) and agent with Keller Williams-DTC, David welcome. David Douglas: Thank you, how are you doing? Broker IPTV: Nice to have you here. David Douglas: Thank you very much. Broker IPTV: Talking about a topic, I like a lot which is social media and new marketing and so forth, but there are a lot of Realtors that go, "Oh, I don't really want to talk about that." Let's start there, why are they a little skittish about social media? David (0 comments)
colorado real estate: Colorado Appraiser use PrimeAccess for 1004MC - 06/08/09 04:34 PM
Use PrimeAccess to complete the 1004MC Let PrimeAccess® assist with the completion of the Market Conditions Addendum to the Appraisal Report (Form 1004MC) that is required for Colorado appraisals after April 1, 2009. PrimeAccess will compile the market information you need to quickly complete the new form. PrimeAccess Search now generates most of the required information as well as statistics for the required timeframes in the Statistics tab of your Search Results. Use PrimeAccess Search 1. From PrimeAccess Power Search, select the appropriate Property Type and Status. 2. Enter 12 (months) in the Sold Date field. 3. Enter your comparable search criteria. Tip: (0 comments)
colorado real estate: Denver Ranked Among Top Walkable Cities - 02/10/09 08:28 PM
BrokerIPTV: Today, we are talking with Mark Footer, current member of the board for Metrolist and Owner/Broker of Intero Real Estate. Mark, thanks for being with us. Mark Footer: Good Dan. BrokerIPTV: New product for Metrolist or a new feature I should say, its called Walk Score and if people arent familiar with it, tell us what its all about. Mark Footer: Well, Walk Score is a unique new feature, its available on the public website, REcolorado.com, and its a link. Consumers out there they search for a property, they come to the details page of a particular property they are (1 comments)
colorado real estate: Denver Comes Out on Top of Most Desirable Cities Poll - 01/30/09 11:22 AM
Here's the Rocky Mountain news article as discussed by Jerry: http://www.rockymountainnews.com/news/2009/jan/29/denvers-the-cream-of-the-crop-in-where-to-live/ Via Jerry Becker and Associates: According to a recent Pew Research Center Poll, Denver came out as the city most people want to move to. Denver beat out other notable cites such as San Diego, Seattle, San Francisco, Phoenix, Tampa, and Orlando. According to the report, liberal leaning Denver was the top choice among Republicans Independents, and third among Democrats, behind San Diego and San Francisco. Many factors where considered in the survey, and to be sure, Denver wasn't tops in all categories, however, when it was all added up, Denver came out (0 comments)
colorado real estate: Texting for Business: Metrolist Members comment on social media - 01/30/09 11:08 AM
In a recent article published by the Colorado Community Newspapers, Rita and Brian Burke from Kenna & Co talk about how they use social media to build community and business. Learn more from these Metrolist members: "Rita Burke rises, attends to her baby, talks with husband and business partner, Brian, then logs on to promote their luxury real estate company, Kenna & Co.She's not updating a Web page or gallery of photos.She's on their blog at ActiveRain, tweeting people through Twitter, checking in at Facebook (no Scrabulous, we assume) and Linked In.Depending on the research needed, a single blog posting can (0 comments)
colorado real estate: Denver Home Sales - Dec 2008 / Year End - 01/12/09 01:20 PM
Single Family (Res + Cond) Activity for December 2008 and YTD • Compared to December 2007, available inventory dropped 20% from 24,603 units (Dec 07) to 19,600 units (Dec 08) • And, compared to prior month (Nov 08), active listings are down 10% (19,000 vs 21,761) • Sales volume (units) was up 11% compared to Nov 08 - 3,234 units vs 2,920 units • Year end (YTD) sales (units) were down 4% - 47,837 units sold in 2008 vs 49,789 units sold in 2007
Here are some links to the Denver media coverage of December and YTD home sales: Joe DiVito, RE/MAX Alliance (3 comments)
colorado real estate: Future of the MLS - Metrolist and PrimeAccess - 01/04/09 01:38 PM
Metrolist Board Member Bruce Gardner of Keller Williams talks about Metrolist and Prime Access BrokerIPTV: Today we are talking with Bruce Gardner, a real estate practitioner with Keller Williams and a member of the board at Metrolist. Bruce, welcome to the show. Bruce Gardner: Thanks Dan. BrokerIPTV: Thanks for being here. Metrolist obviously has spent an enormous amount of time and effort in Prime Access and getting up to being very Web 2.0 these days for people in the real estate business and so forth. Talk a little bit about how that is going. Bruce Gardner: Well, the way we see (2 comments)
colorado real estate: Denver home sales up in October - Ch 7 News - 11/10/08 06:18 PM
Housing figures released Thursday showed increases in single family residential and condominium sales for October -- compared to the same time period last year. The monthly report from Metrolist® reported residential homes sold in October rose 12.2 percent over last year at this time. Condo sales were up 7.8 percent over a year ago. "Now all we need is some consumer confidence and I believe we're off to the races," said KC Butler, a top-selling realtor with ReMax in Denver. Full story October 2008 market reports are available to Metrolist members on MYmls.com > Market Intelligence. Use the Snapshot to get a quick (0 comments)
colorado real estate: Data Sharing initiatives in Colorado recognized by State Association - 10/22/08 12:00 PM
Metrolist®, Colorado's MLS of ChoiceSM, Receives Recognition Greg Zadel, 2008 President of the Colorado Association of Realtors® (CAR), announced his selections for his Presidential Distinguished Service Award. Zadel made an unprecedented selection this year by acknowledging two Colorado MLS organizations. These entities entered into a remarkable arrangement to share data for real property listings along the Front Range. According to Zadel, "This was an important step toward achieving one of CAR's strategic initiatives, providing our members with greater access to listing information throughout the state." Metrolist, Inc.® and IRES, LLC were presented with the Presidential Distinguished Service Award on Sunday, October (0 comments)
colorado real estate: Colorado MLS adds Sold and Under Contract (pending) listings to IDX - 10/19/08 01:45 PM
BrokerIPTV: We're talking today with Mark Footer from Intero Real Estate Services and a member of the board at Metrolist. Mark, thanks for being with us. Mark Footer: Dan, thanks for having me. BrokerIPTV: Glad you are here. I want to talk about Internet Data eXchange or as most people call it IDX. Tell me a little bit about IDX and what is it? Mark Footer: IDX is the ability to share other broker's listings on your website and is the public, searchable interface that brokers can make available to consumers. BrokerIPTV: Now, I understand Metrolist was one of the pioneers (0 comments)
colorado real estate: Sandi Zimmerman discusses Metrolist benefits - 10/11/08 11:56 AM
BrokerIPTV: Today we are talking to Sandi Zimmerman, Chairman of the Board for Metrolist. Sandi welcome to the show, glad you are here. Sandi Zimmerman: Yeah and thank you very much, it's nice to be here. BrokerIPTV: Tell me about some of the advantages of Metrolist? Sandi Zimmerman: We are the largest Metrolist here in the region and we have 18,000 members. BrokerIPTV: Wow. Sandi Zimmerman: We also have our own website called REColorado, which is a great advantage to all of our participants. They love that it gives more exposure to both their sellers, as well as near buyers they (0 comments)
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