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When will Real Estate Brokers stop being "Control Freaks"?! - 02/29/08 06:55 PM
When will Real Estate Brokers stop being "Control Freaks"?! Yesterday we started a new campaign through our in house Marketing dept. we called it "Agent 24/7" because of our affiliation with Prudential Real Estate and their national campaign surrounding Yahoo. Really, it's our way of highlighting our Agents successes using the Internet, and our Web 2.0 tools and approach. We simply provide a spot in our print ads with local newspapers for a photo, contact info, and a quick "testimonial" by the Agent regarding the tools we provide as a Brokerage. Then it hit me, after reading the first testimonial by (2 comments)
Real Estate & The Media - What's Their Problem?! - 02/28/08 04:27 PM
Seems like I can't enjoy a good cup of coffee anymore. Every day I am inundated by the negative spin on everything, but in particular the state of the economy and how Real Estate is to blame! Today was no exception. Our local bastion of goodwill, The Modesto Bee (McClatchy Newspapers) pasted all over the Business section more CRAP about Real Estate being in a tailspin and the economy being way down, bla bla bla CRAP! I hesitate to even give you readers this link, because it will just increase numbers on a website, I wish would go away, but you (3 comments)
Freedom "expression & search" in Real Estate - 02/25/08 12:29 PM
Freedom "expression & search" in Real EstateCourtesy of BloodHoundBlog comes this Video by David Byrne (of Talking Heads fame). It's Titled "Don't Fence me in" and through it's use of familiar faces and complete strangers, becomes an entertaining lesson on the "Freedoms" we possess as Americans and how they can relate to our favorite subject: Real Estate. As RE Bloggers we are guided by morals, values, honesty, and to a certain degree the unwritten rules many of the mainstream press reporters follow.Here David reminds us that an unsuppressed, uncontrolled, and uninhibited mind will lead to meaningful and relative idea exchange.OK, so (1 comments)
The C.A.R. and Short Sales - Need help? - 02/20/08 03:15 PM
In today's real estate market terms like Short Sale, Foreclosure, REO, & BPO run ramped. It is easy for the consumer to get confused, frustrated, or even down right angry. Now more than ever, it is vital to align yourself with a knowledgeable Realtor who has taken the time to educate themselves on all the nuances involved in these process's. I read a nice article today out of Realty Times that brings attention to the C.A.R.'s recent addendum regarding Short Sales, I though I would share it with you. Realty Times is a nice stop for online Real Estate info, stop by (1 comments)
Three Stories Worth Reading - 02/11/08 10:21 AM
From the V.A.R. (Virginia Assoc. of Realtors) Blog, courtesy of The "Real Estate Zebra".Some intresting topics being discussed regarding Real Estate & Blogging. A good Read, enjoy!Three stories worth reading...Three really interesting real estate related stories in the round-up of weekend newspapers.... · This, from the LA Times, discusses the emergence of real estate blogs as effective marketing tools, gossip forums and occasional thorns in the side of organized real estate. · And this, from today's Washington Post, about a Sawbuck, new DC-based online brokerage that manages to provide consumers discounts for getting the package of brokerage, title and mortgage services from them (0 comments)
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