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By Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services
(Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
Comments 36
Here we are in the last weeks before enforcement of GDPR go into motion. NAR legal counsel has come out with their advice for every real estate agent and every broker.  I don't like it anymore than you do. But it is here. It is part of erroneous regulations and soon this will be coming to America...

By Pat & Sharon Mistowski, Horizon Lending Services, LLC
(Horizon Lending Services, LLC)
Comments 20
Owning a home is typically the biggest financial decision any person will make. When thinking about your child's future, this probably will ring true for them as well. As a parent, it's your job to help set your child up for success and make sure that they are ready for all of the things ahead of...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 32
Want a fashion tip for staging your house?In my fashion-focused youth, a rule of thumb was that when you stood in front of the mirror and something screamed back at you, you needed to remove it. It might have been that large necklace you added at the last minute or the color of the shoes you chos...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 31
Are you and your team on the same page or are you not even on the same book?You assume that they know what the objectives are and you are taking a course of action, assuming the team is following, but when you turn around you find no one there. I hope you know what happens when you assume! The be...

By Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(Value Added Service, 602-620-2699)
Comments 28
A while back I decided it was time to review my database, to clean it up a bit.  Scouring the database, I could easily see names that needed to be edited as they’d moved out of state, gotten married, had babies, or gotten a divorce!  Databases are indeed gold mines and sometimes second home buyer...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 26
  Nearly a decade ago now, when I was fairly new to real estate my doorbell began to go nuts one random morning about 6AM. I was equal parts curious and  confused as I tried to figure out who on Earth needed my attention so bad and so early. As I opened my front door I came face to face with a Ri...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 49
I manage a property in a medium size City in California and received a notice from my client (the owner) who received a notice from the City stating the following: The interior and the exterior of the above referenced property is scheduled to be inspected on May 20th 2018 between the hours of 8:0...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 38
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain  May 6 to May 12, 2018. I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, something about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or it co...

By Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro
(Boardman Realty)
Comments 18
A headline in a April 2018 St Paul Pioneer Press article reads, "White Bear Lake Man Believes Old Batteries Robbed him of Health and Home". The foundation of his 1939 built lake home and surrounding retaining walls around the property were constructed using emptied out battery casings filled with...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 25
My receptacles aren't working in my living room. Why?My receptacles aren't working in my living room. Why? I get that call about a dozen times a year, and I always follow it with a question. Have you been using a space heater, or, do you have a window air conditioner plugged into the wall? Why wo...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 43
  "Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol Williams  Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore.  I'm always...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
Comments 22
The Home Inspector is Coming, What Do I Do?Preparation will help eliminate problems with the home inspector and take items off the list that really shouldn't be there. Start with this dirty dozen on the preparation list.  All utilities need to be on even the ones that you don't use out of season....

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 48
Why do we continue to do this? We post flyers and real estate ads with a great deal of information, but we often purposefully exclude price. Years ago we did it because we hoped our flyers and yard signs would make our phone ring. However, with the advent of Zillow, Trulia and other on-line websi...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
Comments 25
  Myth-Busting Mortgage Credit Scoring Over the years, Mortgage Credit Scoring has evolved.  It continues to do so at a fairly constant and rapid rate ...   As a result, a large supply and wide variety of updated articles and reports regarding the topic of Credit Scores (Fair Isaac Corporation (F...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 51
I love to reblog a post that is more than 2,000 words. The blog post written by Peter Mark was 4,814 words, and within minutes it was indexed by Google as #9 on the first page of a search for “How Much Home Can I Afford in Franklin MA? What Every Homebuyer Needs To Know.”   That’s fantastic!!I ad...

By Peter Mark, SEO Specialist, Site Architecture Design and more
(Peter Mark)
Comments 38
The question, how much house can i afford, is one where a lot of people have gone wrong in calculating their house affordability. Unfortunately if you get this wrong, it can end up ultimately ending in foreclosure. You need to fully understand how much a house will cost not only upfront but long ...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 63
"Golf is the closest game to the game we call life.  You can get bad breaks from good shots and you can get good breaks from bad shots.  But, you have to play the ball where it lies."-Bobby Jones Yesterday I had the opportunity to play in the 47th Golden Apple Invitational Golf Tournament at Thre...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 23
~ Facebook Marketing Tips ~Do you sometimes feel like your FB marketing is like being in the Bill Murray movie, Groundhog Day? Eventually, even successful choices if done over and over will begin to become less effective. This week try something out-of-the-norm and see how your readers react. It ...

By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 38
While the two terms are usually used interchangeably, and my Prospecting Letters page really contains more farming than prospecting letters, there really is a difference.Think about it.A prospector goes out into the hills, the desert, or the river beds in search of gems, gold, or other precious m...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 35
In 2014, we are asked by then Trulia/ Active Rain to present a webinar for the members on Niche marketing. Shortly thereafter, we did it again for Zillow.  That experience spurred a video course that is part of our website.  Although, many of the examples in this course pertain to the luxury real...
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