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FlipFire.com - A new site created in Arkansas - 03/31/09 11:11 PM
I was flipping through Citiscapes, a local magazine in my area (I live in Northwest Arkansas) and came across an interesting ad. Upload videos and earn points. Trade points in for cash. It caught my attention and I went to the site. I am still learning about it and uploading some of my real estate videos as I am writing this blog post. I am not sure who created the site but it is nicely done. Not sure how it is different from YouTube yet; but I am always open to trying new things! I upload my listing videos to other (1 comments)
Forbes Best Place for Business and Careers, 2009 - Fayetteville, AR #4 (it is no surprise!) - 03/29/09 11:00 PM
Fayetteville, Arkansas is number 4 for Forbes "BEST PLACE for Business and Careers" Click here for full story on Forbes.com 1. Raleigh NC 2. Fort Collins CO 3. Durham NC 4. Fayetteville AR 5. Lincoln NE 6. Asheville NC 7. Des Moines IA 8. Austin TX 9. Boise ID 10. Colorado Springs CO Fayetteville, Arkansas is a beautiful place to live and work and play! I have lived in Northwest Arkansas my entire life and love it. Check out my website for more information about Fayetteville, Rogers, Bentonville, Springdale and if you are looking to relocate to Northwest Arkansas - (3 comments)
It is March 28th - it is SNOWING in Northwest Arkansas! - 03/28/09 09:57 AM
I woke up to ice falling down and hurried outside to cover my flowers that had popped up in the last few weeks. Then the ice began to turn to snow. It is beautiful to say the least.... Might be our last snow this year! ENJOY!!! "Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, SNOW is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather." - John Ruskin
Looking for great marketing tools? Check out this video maker - "Animoto" - 03/27/09 09:38 AM
I was doing some research on some new tools out there to better my marketing skills and how I present listings... I know there are a LOT of products out there and my goal is to do things "different". I came across this great site www.Animoto.com that you upload your photos... this can be to market yourself, your website, your skills or your listings... They basically take your photos, then you add music (which they have taken care of all copywrite laws on the music) and they make you a very nice video! Check it out - I was very impressed by (13 comments)
When was the last time you did something nice for another... for no reason at all... Random Acts of Kindness - 03/23/09 10:44 PM
When I was in College at the University of Arkansas I did a speech on "Random Acts of Kindness" in one of my communications classes. I began the speech by handing out roses to the other students in the class. It sort of took them all by shock but it put a smile on their face and got their attention... I have always enjoyed making others happy. One of my favorite quotes is "Be the change you wish to see in the world" - Mahatma Gandhi Defined by Wikipedia: A random act of kindness is a selfless act performed by a person or (8 comments)
Technorati Account - 03/19/09 10:48 PM
Setting up a new account on Technorati "To claim my outside blog" http://www.realestateinnorthwestarkansas.com I need to have my profile set up on this blog... so here it is! Technorati Profile (0 comments)
BEWARE OF SCAMS... Todd Everest@aol.com is scamming Northwest Arkansas & might be in other markets... - 03/19/09 10:48 AM
BEWARE OF SCAMS!!! I wanted to let people know that I received an email this past weekend from a Todd Everest inquiring about one of my listings (A large one - over 2 million dollars)... It did not seem real strange or anything at first... normal questions... then after about the 4th email he discussed making an offer - had me contact my seller about price... Well then I got the "offer" Here it is... He has done this to other agents in our area I recently found out about - and he might be scamming others in other areas so (11 comments)
The Real Estate Market in Northwest Arkansas is picking up! In the past month I have been busier than any other year that I have been in the business. Granted... it takes a bit more effort these days to sell a home & longer hours with buyers to find the perfect home... But overall - things are great! It is hard to believe when all you hear is negativity in the media... (I try hard not to listen to that... possibly why I am so busy... I have never bought into the negativity!) Anyway I wanted to get these charts and (2 comments)
Top tips for getting your home ready to Sell! - 03/16/09 12:43 PM
Top tips for getting your home ready to sell... Make sure your home is super clean DE-CLUTTER (this includes cleaning closets, pantry, everything... buyers do look in drawers and although you might not think it matters, IT DOES!) A Clean, De-cluttered Home is a HAPPY HOME and buyers like Happy homes! Remove everything off of your fridge! YES everything that includes that cute photo your little girl/boy did in school last week. I tell my sellers... just picture it up in your new home! Sooner if you take it down!!! Remove personal photos (as much as possible) sometimes I think some (3 comments)
Relocating to Bentonville, AR? Looking for a home? This home is 1.83 Acres & Backs up to Bentonville Trail System! - 03/15/09 10:32 AM
11 Hillcrest is located minutes from Walmart Home Office in Bentonville, AR and is 3170 ht.sq.ft. with 4 bedrooms + an office (or 5 bedrooms) & 3 baths. Home reminds me of a miniature castle. Unique setting that backs up to the Bentonville Trail System - your own personal entrance to the Trail System just beyond your back yard. Gorgeous home! Main level has the Master Bedroom, Living Room, Kitchen & Sitting Room, Bedroom #2 and an office (or 5th bedroom) with 2 full baths. The basement level features a large game or media room, 2 bedrooms and a full bath. (2 comments)
James at the Mill - Nicky Dou's Favorite Restaurant in Northwest Arkansas!!! - 03/09/09 01:47 PM
James at the Mill, home of Chef Miles James, is an award-winning full-service restaurant offering "Ozark Plateau Cuisine" in a breath-taking setting. Designed by architect James Lambeth and Chef Miles James, the restaurant is the result of a uniquely prolific relationship between two internationally recognized masters of the architectural and culinary arts.
Check out their website at www.JamesattheMill.com Miles is a personal friend of mine. I sold his gorgeous James Lambeth home on Mt. Sequoyah a few years ago and have had the opportunity to get to know he and his lovely family quite well. Jerry (my husband) and I (0 comments)
Minutes from Eureka Springs... located right on Beaver Lake... beautiful Lake front home for sale!!! - 03/06/09 07:35 AM
22712 Dam Site Loop Rd. is located in Garfield, AR. 15 minutes from the charming town of Eureka Springs and only 45 minutes from downtown Bentonville... You could be in Fayetteville (Home of the Razorbacks) within an hour or so... Charming Home For Sale on Beaver Lake! Sits on 2.5 acres that are truly lakefront... walk right down to your Private 2-slip Boat Dock with Solar Power! Beautiful year round Lake Views!!! 3500 ht.sq.ft. with five bedrooms, four baths... a separate guest apartment attached to the garage that has a small living room, small kitchenette, bathroom & bedroom. The current owners utilize (3 comments)
A great tool... "Snipping Tool" - 03/03/09 02:42 PM
This is one of my favorite new tools!!! Most people have this on their computer and may not even realize it... It is called "Snipping Tool". Here is how it works... I am on Windows Vista and I am pretty sure that this is a feature for Vista only - not certain (if anyone else knows if this works on other systems please post it here in the comments section)... Go to Start and located "Snipping Tool" click on it; then you move your cursor over the part of the screen you want to "snip" basically cut out... then you can (8 comments)
Nicky DOU IS who you need to contact if you are looking to BUY or SELL a HOME in Northwest Arkansas. Nicky specializes in Fayetteville, Bentonville, Springdale, Rogers and the Beaver Lake area. If you are relocating to Northwest Arkansas or just looking for a new home - Call Nicky today! A lifelong resident of NORTHWEST Arkansas - NICKY DOU KNOWS NWA! Creative, Passionate, FUN, Energetic, SMART, Great Negotiator, HOME STAGER, Photographer... Nicky LOVES her job!
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