This blog is to provide information about the real estate market in Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Corona del Mar and Costa Mesa. I also will include tips for other agents.
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I am writing this post to inquire if any of you could provide me with information on creating your own virtual tours? I have a really nice camera that takes great stills (although I still use a professional photographer) and I am interested in learning more about filming your own virtual tours. S...
Happy Friday.Do you ever stop? You get up in the morning, have your coffee, check your email, of course check out "AR" and see what new blogs you need to bookmark (actually I love this part of the day). Then you get your kids off to school (after giving them a check for something or other) feed t...
I have recently adopted a new practice when I go out and preview homes. I bring my camera, and iif it is an interesting property, or a property that I may have a buyer for, I ask the agent if I can take photos so I can send them to a buyer.This a very professional way of providing more informatio...
March 29, 2008 - at the Newport Harbor High School Pool, Newport Harbor Aquatics is sponsoring a swim-a-thon to raise money for a Newport Beach resident Matt Oka, Matt Oka is a 21 year old Newport Beach who suffered a spinal cord injury last July. The swim-a-thon is being conducted to raise money...
If you are considering selling your home, you may be wondering what you should repair. Any repairs that you do, should be completed prior to listing your home for sale. When a potential buyer walks into your home, there is only one opportunity for an Initial Impression. You want these the first ...
I want to take this opportunity to wish you Active Rainer's a Happy Easter, and enjoy the holiday. This weekend in Newport Beach is supposed to be beautiful weather, and feels like the beginning of summer. There are many visitors as March and April is the time for spring break and as a result the...
Best Business Practice - Following Up One of the most crucial elements in this business and to be considered a professional is to follow up with your prospects. Even when they visit an open house, a thank you note or email is important and professional. If you make representations that you will d...
I want to take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy St. Patrick's Day. It seems that every one is already out celebrating from first thing this morning. I just ran an errand and people are walking around with their celebratory hats and green garb.Happy St. Patrick's Day from "Patrick"
I was searching the MLS yesterday and looking for properties and some of grammatical and spelling errors amaze me. I notice that sometimes agents will write the entire agent remarks sections in UPPER CASE. I think if you are trying to make a point, then using UPPER CASE for a particular word or ...
I am writing this blog to ask which browser you use. I mainly use Internet Explorer 7, and have to make sure I have received all the updates or sometimes it does not work. I had to upgrade from IE 6 to IE 7 because on some sites, I could not upload photos (including my website and other blog site...