real estate marketing: L.L. Bean Gets The Picture - 10/08/09 09:46 AM



Have you ever read the L.L. Bean Credo?  Boy do they understand the meaning of service!"A customer is the most important person in this office ~ in person or by mail.A customer is not dependent on us, we are dependent on him.A customer is not an interruption to our work; he is the purpose of it.  We are not doing a favor by serving him; he is doing us a favor by giving us the opportunity to do so...."We could all learn something from L.L. Bean !




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real estate marketing: Canyon Creek Homes Are Selling, But For Less. - 10/06/09 08:33 AM

 
 

In comparing the statistics from 3rd quarter 2008 to 2009 you can see there is a 68.75% increase in the number of home sold!  However, the average sold price decreased by 8.67%.  The combination of low interest rates, declining prices and the added $8,000 tax credit incentive has brought a surge in home sales in the third quarter.  Many buyers found it's a great time to make a value price purchase.  In order to take advantage of the $8,000 tax credit, homes must close by December 1, 2009.  We have sold 38.5% of the homes in Canyon … (4 comments)

real estate marketing: Toe-tally In Touch - 10/05/09 05:15 AM



My husband bought these new Five Fingers Footwear....they fit like a glove and are touted as an intelligent way to deepen your connection with your natural surroundings! 
 Another claim is you experience an exhilarating joy of going barefoot without having yourself exposed!
Of course I'm still laughing at this unconventional pair of footwear and then I stopped to think why he really likes them. They fit perfectly; he trusts the company who makes them and Time Magazine in 2007 said they were one of the best inventions that year.
I started to think about our business and what … (14 comments)

real estate marketing: Painting a Picture Through Communication - 09/01/09 07:44 AM
Dr. Benjamin Spock, U.S. physician and author once stated:"There are only two things a child will share willingly ~ communicable diseases and his mothers age!"This phrase made me smile but also sparked me to ask the question:  Do we share our knowledge on our listings that is interesting and easily understood?  Many times we use abbreviations and lingo our peers understand but do our clientele?  How many times do we see terminology in ad copy such as MIL plan?  In our haste to list all the amenities do we forget to describe the feeling a buyer would experience in viewing our listing … (12 comments)

 
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Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Austin, TX

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