realtor: How You Can Detox Your Business….. Here are 10 ways. - 03/26/12 12:03 AM
Recently my fiancé was nice enough to introduce me to the detoxing process.  As we all know this is a process to clean your body of toxins.  Don’t get me wrong there were ups and downs, but when it was over I feel great.  And I had more energy and was recharged.  This process got me thinking, can we Detox our business.  I think we can and here are my 10 suggestions for doing it:
 
1.      Get Up Early- As a realtor there is always a million things to do daily and never enough time.  Well, what about getting up … (75 comments)

realtor: Is Your Customer Service Best for You or Your Clients? - 11/10/11 03:56 AM
As appeared on Realtor.org, Is Your Customer Service Best for You or Your Clients? By David Krichmar
Is your customer service best for you or your clients? Think about that question for a moment. Obviously, great customer service is not what is easiest for you.  In most situations, it is about going above and beyond. Maybe even inconveniencing you.
I recently read a great article by Rebekah Radice, “The Simple Truth Behind Customer Service,” and the comments that people left got me thinking: Your customer service should be what the client expects, not what is easiest for you. So here are … (2 comments)

realtor: 6 Reasons you NEED a Realtor when buying a Home - 11/03/11 07:02 AM
 
As you can tell by my title, I am not a Realtor.  But as a Mortgage Banker I can say I have worked with enough buyers to see why you need to work with a realtor.  Of course there are great Realtors out there and maybe not so great, but this is true of any industry.  So when buying a home you want to work with a GREAT Realtor.   Here are my 6 reasons on why you need to work with a Great Realtor:
 
1.     Inspection Report- When buying a home, it is always a good idea to get … (2 comments)

realtor: Get To Know Anja Drewes Your Sugar Land, Texas Realtor! - 08/30/11 08:32 AM
Tell us a little about yourself(work history, family, interests) 
My name is Anja Drewes, I am a Realtor for Re/Max Elite.
I Graduated in Hamburg, Germany with a Major in Graphic and Art. Before getting into Real Estate, I worked in Marketing for over 12 years.
I have lived in Sugar Land / Missouri City since 1999. I am a single mother of 2 amazing children. They both attend Clements High School.  They are both great athletes, we are at Swim Meets or Soccer Tournaments almost every Weekend. 
I have been actively involved in many service oriented associations (including PTA's, PTO's, Women's Associations, … (0 comments)

realtor: Your FHA, VA, USDA, HomePath Mortgage Lender for All Houston Area Zip Codes. www.DaveYourMortgageGuy.com - 07/06/11 11:03 AM
When getting a mortgage you want to make sure you in good hands.  You want to make sure you are getting a great deal and the best mortgage for you.  No Matter what Zip Code you live in I can help you with your Mortgage.  Here are just some of the Benefits of using Dave Your Mortgage Guy for your mortgage:
I'm Local- I am here in the Houston Area.  Whether you live in The Woodlands, Sugar Land or any part of the Area, I am close by. Documents- Since I am local I will go thru the mortgage documents with … (0 comments)

realtor: Charles B. Stewart West Branch Library in Montgomery, Texas. WOW!! - 06/27/11 09:38 AM
I recently taught a class for Realtors on Social Media at the Charles B. Stewart West Branch Library in Montgomery, Texas.  Libraries are a very important place for any community.  I loved my library growing up.  But the Charles B. Stewart West Branch Library in Montgomery  has something most libraries don't have.  A beautiful pond, located behind the library.  I did not get a lot of time to enjoy the pond, but did get to take some great photos.  Enjoy.  For more Information: Charles B. Stewart West Branch Library in Montgomery, Texas

 


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realtor: The Best Social Media Book For Realtors and its…….. Free. Soci@l - 06/23/11 11:08 AM
I recently downloaded my Free Copy of Soci@l the Book .  And wow.  Soci@l is written by Ben Kinney and Jay Papasan.  I have been to ActiveRain's Rain Camp before and learned a lot from Ben.  So when I came across the book, I knew I needed to read it.  If you are like me you have read a lot of social media books on facebook, twitter, blogging,etc.  Or maybe read the articles online.  Many times, I walk away more confused then when I picked the book up.  Ben has done an amazing of writing a book about Social Media that is completely … (39 comments)

realtor: Fannie Mae trying to sell even more homes with $1200 incentive to Realtors!! - 06/14/11 01:51 PM
Fannie Mae has once again come up with a GREAT idea to move more of their inventory of foreclosed homes.  They are now offering a $1200 incentive to realtors to sell their homes.  Some rumors are circulating, saying that this is because more Fannie Mae foreclosures will hit the market soon.  And this incentive will make room for the coming foreclosures.  Fannie Mae has come up with other great ideas to help sell their foreclosures, they off First Look program which allows only buyers that will live in the home to make an offer in the first 15 days the home is … (2 comments)

realtor: Your Fulshear Mortgage Lender. Get the Service You Expect! - 08/31/10 10:42 AM
Getting a mortgage to buy your dream home or refinance that home is a major financial decision. When making this decision, you do not want to just go with a company on the Internet that advertises a lower rate. There is more to expect from a lender, then just an advertised rate. Here is just some of the things that separates me from my competition:
 I am available 7 days a week, not just 9-5 (bank hours)  I have my own FHA and Conventional underwriter, allowing me to get answers quicker. And close your loans quicker  I am local, not a … (2 comments)

realtor: Your Katy Mortgage Lender. Get the Service you Expect! - 08/31/10 10:31 AM
Getting a mortgage to buy your dream home or refinance that home is a major financial decision. When making this decision, you do not want to just go with a company on the Internet that advertises a lower rate. There is more to expect from a lender, then just an advertised rate. Here is just some of the things that separates me from my competition:
 I am available 7 days a week, not just 9-5 (bank hours)  I have my own FHA and Conventional underwriter, allowing me to get answers quicker. And close your loans quicker  I am local, not a … (0 comments)

realtor: Top 10 Real Estate Web Sites- based on Visits - 07/26/10 06:22 AM
Marketingcharts.com recently released the list of the top ten Real Estate websites for May 2010.  This list is based on the number of visits to these sites.  Here is the List of the Sites and the % of their market share of visits:
Realtor.com-6.15% Yahoo! Real Estate- 4.31% Zillow-4.11% Rent.com-2.79% Trulia.com-2.66% ZipReality-2.44% MSN Real Estate 1.94% Homes.com-1.79% Apartment Guide-1.54% Re/Max Real Estate-1.42% While the %'s change monthly and some sites move in and out of the list, the top 6 websites have stayed in that order for March, April and May.  www.Hubspot.com provided me with this information. I  hope you find it helpful. 
 
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realtor: Lowe's Realtor Program-Great Benefits - 06/08/10 04:56 AM
Lowe's has a fantastic program for Realtors.  It is called the Lowe's Realtor Benefits Program.  Some of the benefits include:
 
up to 10% off coupons up to 5% off when you purchase Gift Cards for your clients newsletters and marketing material for you  
To find out more about this program please check out their website www.lowesrealtorbenefits.com.   This is a great program, sign up today.    
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