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Tour Factory Virtual Tour Exported as a Video File - 03/18/08 11:23 PM
The Tour Factory virutal tour company has taken virtual tours to an all new level. Not only are the tours super easy to create but they also have a flyer feature, an export flyer to PDF feature and Tour Factory also exports your virtual tour to YouTube for you. You also have the ability to download the video file from Tour Factory to your own computer, you can make a CD tour and better yet you can upload the video file to YouTube and pretty much any other video service providers using your own personal account. This is a very cool (13 comments)
Automated Listings Sent By E-Mail From Our MLS Have Been Blocked by Yahoo - 03/17/08 10:04 PM
Recently I had a couple of clients tell me that they were no longer getting the e-mails I have been sending from our only MLS system. This came as a shock to me because I set myself up as a cc for all my clients and I have been getting them without a hitch. The issue seems to be that Yahoo has black listed our MLS vendor the e-mails aren't making it to our clients with Yahoo e-mail addresses. This is a challenge that can be overcome with some creative thinking. When you have clients set up on MLS automated listing searches you can cc yourself (9 comments)
19157 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon Ohio 43050 (SOLD) - 03/16/08 09:02 PM
This home rates up there as one of the top home buys in Knox County Ohio compared to other more expensive homes! Gorgeous country home and situated on 2 beautiful acres of land Ideal location near shopping and within minutes of Kenyon CollegeExtra spacious and every stylish 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath floorplan This home has a wonderful layout with stunning hardwood floorsWonderful user friendly deluxe kitchen with lots of counter spaceKing sized master bedroom with a relaxing private master bathImpressive family room combination in the finished lower levelTremendous decking perfect for sunning and outdoor cookoutsWe priced this home to sell super fast at only $169,900For more (2 comments)
Sharpening Your Skills Will Enable You To Better Serve Your Buyers - 03/16/08 08:39 PM
The housing market has changed dramatically during the past couple of years and many agents are financially feeling the shift in a negative way. Most parts of America were previously in either a balanced market or a market that favored the homeowner. Two years ago there were fewer sellers listed for sale and more buyers who wanted to buy and this helped drive the market. Today in most markets there are more homes for sale a fewer buyers buying. Please understand that this is NOT the buyers fault and the good news is that if you are willing to make a (6 comments)
Home Sale Contingency Offers with Bump Clauses - 03/12/08 11:35 PM
In your marketplace is it common for home buyers to make purchase offers that are contingent upon the sale of their existing home? In Knox County Ohio the home sale contingency offer if done correctly can be a true Win/Win for both the buyer and the seller. The challenge is that so many agents and buyers don't put themselves in the seller's position and this becomes a no win for anyone. The reason this becomes a no win is because when a buyer or agent create an offer that is written stictly to benefit only the buyer...the seller in most cases says get (8 comments)
355 Highland Hills Circle, Howard Ohio 43028 (SOLD) - 03/07/08 12:51 PM
Located in Eastern Knox County within the Apple Valley Lake Resort Resort location yet it has a peaceful country feelingThis home is the builders personal home-top notchDesirable open floorplan with a spacious airy feelingGlassed Florida room that's extra light and sun filled 3 Bedroom ranch design with an impressive walkoutIncludes 2 Apple Valley lots that are both gorgeousIncludes an outside generator system-a real bonusWonderful decking area that's ideal for cookoutsThis home is worth MUCH more than the list priceThe owner of this home priced it right at $159,900Details at http://www.sammiller.com/355hh.htmContact Sam Miller at RE/MAX Stars Realty Please Call (740) 397-7800 or 1-800-282-9096
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Brainstorming Session Tonight with Kevin Hildebrand of REMAX Unlimited - 03/06/08 10:58 PM
If you follow Howard Brinton and his Star Power Series the name Kevin Hildebrand is a name you probably already know. Kevin and I talk or e-mail each other at least once a day to share our daily experiences and we are sounding boards for one another. If you do not have a real estate agent outside of your market that you can brainstorm with I highly recommend making this type of connection with someone. The value you will bring to each other is very empowering because if you both share common goals you can easily motivate each other. We have both found (4 comments)
Real estate listing web pages using iLife, iWeb and .Mac - 03/06/08 02:13 PM
Is anyone doing anything unique or creative using iWeb and your .Mac account? I have not seen many agents create a listing page useing this software and service. It is a quick, clean and easy way to post listing info on the web but I have yet to see anyone do anything with this. If you have seen anything or you have created something kinda cool please post a link. I feel like I could be missing out on this feature and need a little inspiration. (6 comments)
Anthony Robbins "Notes From A Friend" - 03/05/08 10:28 PM
If you want a powerful and thought provoking book that is a quick read I highly recommend "Notes from a friend". The book was designed and written for those experiencing tough times and challenges. If you are a fan of Anthony Robbins you will quickly recognize his positive attitude free flowing from this book. He takes many of the ideas and concepts from his other top selling books and pulls them into this book. This is like a mini "Awaken The Giant Within" that can be read within an hour or less. The book is not new but during the time (6 comments)
Are You Marketing Your Listings on Trulia? - 03/04/08 09:17 PM
I love marketing my listings online with service providers that are pro REALTOR. I am unsure about Trulia at this point and I am looking for some direction. I have been hearing mixed comments from some of my real estate friends regarding Trulia. I am looking for some honest comments and experiences from agents who like and dislike this service. If you love the product tell us what it is about the product that you see as a big benefit. If you dislike the product tell us what you dislike about it and why.
RE/MAX Online Video You Can Use With Your Buyers and Sellers - 03/04/08 12:52 PM
Today at the RE/MAX Internation Convention Dave Lininger made the announcement that they have created some powerful testimonial videos. These videos were created for us to use with online video and e-mail video messages. Dave showed 2 of the videos and I did some checking and I was able to quickly locate them online and I thought I would share them with you. There is so many ways we can utilitze these and out of the 7 that are created I am sure you can find one or two video messages you can share with your market. www.REMAX.com/RSN/REMAX_life_2.asx www.REMAX.com/RSN/REMAX_life_3.asx www.REMAX.com/RSN/REMAX_life_4.asx www.REMAX.com/RSN/REMAX_life_5.asx www.REMAX.com/RSN/REMAX_life_6.asx www.REMAX.com/RSN/REMAX_life_7.asx www.REMAX.com/RSN/REMAX_life_1.asx Dave also showed the new (4 comments)
18 Dogwood Terrace, Mount Vernon Ohio 43050 (SOLD) - 03/04/08 12:29 PM
Located in Knox County Ohio near shopping and the major conveniences of our community in a desirable neighborhood which features more expensive homes. You won't find an all brick ranch home this nice with a full basement in Mount Vernon for this price and when you buy this home you are gaining instant equity for only $100,000. Low maintenance 3 bedroom brick homeHuge living room that is very nice & openEat-in kitchen plus a formal dining roomConcrete patio perfect for cooking outFull basement with a huge family room
Contact Sam Miller of RE/MAX Stars Realty at (740) 397-7800 or 1-800-282-9096. www.SamMiller.com and virtual tour at http://tours.tourfactory.com/tours/tour.asp?t=406888 (2 comments)
Non REALTORS May Have An Unfair Advantage If REALTORS Can't Use MLS in Their Domains - 03/04/08 10:22 AM
Many agents have been using the term MLS as part of their domain name for years now. The National Association of Realtors doesn't own the term MLS and for the record MLS is owned by Major League Soccer. With the change in the code of ethics many boards are reading into this that agents and brokerages can not use the term MLS as part of their domain name. This is very interesting because The Ohio Division of Real Estate has actually approved a brokerage's real estate firm name that contains the letters MLS within it. Yes, you read that correctly...the name (63 comments)
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