activerain challenge: Challenge: Mistakes Sellers Make That Could Cost Them a Sale - 01/14/14 03:38 AM
You show up with your buyers, a lovely young couple looking to buy their first home together. Immediately upon entering the front door the overpowering smell of last nights dinner consumes every inch of available air. The husband spins on his heels and makes an immediate exit.
"Let me know if you like it, I'll be waiting out here trying to regain my sense of smell" he says from the recently retreated to sidewalk.
Or you are getting ready to list a new beauty with sweeping views of the lake. It has to be on the market by Monday. Sure, it's … (279 comments)

activerain challenge: ActiveRain Challenge: Never Answer the Same Question Twice (5000 points) - 12/21/10 07:33 AM
Whether they choose to acknowledge it or not, most agents are doing a form of blogging every day. It's called email. When a client sends them a question via email, they take 10 or 15 minutes (or sometimes much longer) to respond to that person, giving them some of their valuable expertise. They sit at their computer, type up the response, and hit send. Those 15 minutes are wrapped up in a nice bow and delivered to the client, so they can absorb the answer at their own convenience.
Why would you waste that opportunity?
What opportunity? The opportunity to inform … (484 comments)

activerain challenge: Local Events Challenge - Give Them What They Want - 10/20/10 08:04 AM
Who wouldn't want a free piece of advertising at your next local event?
Your blog gives you the chance to do this!
In looking through our Google analytics, as I do quite often, I came across an interesting trend. It seems that consumers are hungry for information about local events taking place in your markets. This time of year is ripe with events around Halloween, Thanksgiving and the Holiday seasons. Now is the time to provide this sort of information for the people in your area in need of it.
Maybe some of you have heard of Fall Fest in Lancaster … (386 comments)

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