zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 11.22.22 Kat Palmiotti Lifestyle Facebook Pages - 11/23/22 05:05 AM
Kat Palmiotti  Lifestyle Facebook Pages
The Zoom call presentation of 11/22/22 was done by Kat Palmiotti and its focus was creating a Facebook Lifestyle Page.
Like many others that have presented calls on Facebook premonitions, Kat also offered her reasoning for trying to be just more noticeable in her market. Much of this was generated due to her arrival in the state from her former home in New York.
Facebook, among others offers opportunities to market ourselves and our businesses as well as maintaining a social platform for keeping up to date with family and friends. Keeping the lines separated makes it easier. Kat … (25 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 11.15.22 Jan Green Sustainability & Resiliency - 11/15/22 10:58 AM
Jan Green Sustainability and Resiliency
The Zoom call for the week of 11/15 was presented by ActiveRain member, Jan Green. Her presentation was on the recent NAR course she had taken:
Intro to Sustainability and Resiliency
The course, which is free from NAR, was well presented by Jan Green, who is a well-known and very committed EcoBroker.
The course consists of 3 modules:
Speaking Confidently about Sustainability
Knowing How Sustainability Affects Buyers
Taking Sustainable Action
 
Stainability, as defined by the course, is represented by 3 P's:
People, Planet and Profit
People is represented by healthy buildings and environment. By making a building healthy, lowering the carbon footprint, it makes the people … (21 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 11.08.22 Sham Reddy Non-Conventional Financing for Home Buying - 11/10/22 09:18 AM
Creative Non-Conventional Financing for Home Buying
The Zoom call for Nov 8 was presented by ActiveRain member, Sham Reddy.  He's been in real estate since 1992 and his early deals were as an investor and also helping others with their real estate transactions.  
In his career he has been active as a member of his local Real Estate Investors Association as well as local community organizations.
As his activities as an investor, he has worked with a number of people that have allowed him to appreciate creative ways to finance properties as an investor.  Some he has used himself as well as picked up … (23 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 11.01.22 Greg Brown Facebook Local Pages for Business - 11/02/22 02:12 PM
Greg Brown Facebook Local Pages for Business
Facebook has become a way of life for people as well as business. It is not uncommon for business to openly ask people to Like their Facebook pages just so as to garner additional SEO on the Internet.
There are also the personal Facebook pages as well as our own business pages.
Then there are the local community pages which are intended to be informative for the community and keep company and personal promotions to a minimum. That was the topic for the Zoom call this week.
Greg Brown is a real estate agent in the Greater Toronto … (15 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 10.04.22 Blogging Success Stories Open Discussion - 10/04/22 10:52 AM
Blogging Success Stories  Open Discussion
The theme of the Zoom call this week was in line with the October Challenge to offer up our Blogging Success Stories. This Challenge may find more significance with members that have been well before the changes in ownership turned our SEO into chaos. However, there are success stores out there and just maybe a few of the tales from those that spoke may inspire or remind others to take part in the challenge.
Debe Maxwell was the moderator on the call and offered up the floor to all that wanted to participate.
Jeff Dowler started up with his … (22 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 9.27.22 Leanne Smith Ranches to RV's - 09/27/22 10:45 AM
 Leanne Smith  Ranches to RV's
The Zoom call of September 27 was presented by Leanne Smith, an ActiveRain member from Kingsman, AZ the High Desert in NW Arizona. This is the Mohave Desert and can get hot and dry.  It is also extremely picturesque and is sought by people looking for the beauty and simplicity of the desert, yet still retain some conveniences.
As many people choose to travel for their vacations, there are 2 ways in the desert to vacation with an RV: within a park, or on a plot of land that one owns.
Kingman AZ is in Mojave county and is … (15 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 9.20.22 Protecting Your Property Rights - 09/21/22 11:27 AM
 Protecting Your Property Rights
The Zoom call this week was presented by Buzz Mackintosh, and he spoke on protecting your property rights. In most urban areas, property rights are pretty well established, and could be more difficult to encroach or change.
Regretfully, the examples that Buzz offered were those encountered by his family or people that he knew in the area of Maryland he and his family call home.  He was able to get a satisfactory resolution to the issues, but it was his attentiveness and perseverance that saved him and his friends.
Definition of property rights:
What are the rights of a property owner?When … (30 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 9.13.22 Dick Betts Welcome to The Villages, FL - 09/15/22 05:49 AM
Dick Betts  Welcome to The Villages, FL
Thee Zoom call this week was a masterful presentation on a very unique adult village in Central Florida. The Villages is a planned community catering to adults seeking a comfortable Florida lifestyle without the fast-paced disturbances of the tourist areas.
An 11-year resident of The Villages, Dick Betts, enjoys the area and serving the numerous people that make their way to the are seeking the social interaction of similar aged adults in an environment catering exclusively to an almost non-working population.
The exclusivity of age is strictly no one under the age of 19, or school aged … (21 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 8.30.22 Pat Starnes Flip That House - 09/01/22 06:12 AM
Zoom Call  8.30.22 Pat Starnes Flip That House
ActiveRain member, Pat Starnes from Brandon, MS and Front Gate Realty was the presenter this week and offered her story as to how she became a flipper and what has worked to make her successful.
She offered up a brief synopsis of her entry into the business of flipping as a second step to her entry into the market as an investor looking to create a portfolio of rental properties that would eventually be her retirement portfolio.  This was altered when hurricane Katrina tore through the gulf states and holding real taste long-term didn't seem … (24 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 8.23. Jeffrey DiMuria Selling the Space Coast Area of Florida - 08/25/22 06:46 AM
Jeffrey DiMuria Selling the Space Coast Area of Florida
Jeff DiMuria is the Broker/Owner of Waves Realty in Brevard County, which is on the Atlantic side of the state and encompasses the area known as the Space Coast. This is due to the Nasa facilities in the area, the most notable being Cape Canaveral.
While there are many towns in Brevard County. FL Jeff's primary focus is on the towns of Indian Harbour Beach, Suntree, Melbourne Beach, Indialantic, Viera Satellite Beach, and Cocoa Beach.
This area is about an hour's drive east of Orlando, a similar drive south from Daytona Beach, and 3 hours … (24 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call of 8.09.22 Mike Carpino Selling Lake Norman Properties - 08/10/22 02:51 PM
Mike Carpino Nuances to Selling Lake Norman Properties
The Zoom call this week was presented by ActiveRain member, Mike Carpino, co-founder of Lake and Town Realty located in Lake Norman, NC, and serving the towns of Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, Mooresville and Denver, NC.
Lake Norman, NC is a man-made lake, created for Hydroelectric power by Duke Power, and as such the lake rights and regulations are governed and enforced by Duke Power.
Lake Norman is a 500-mile shoreline lake which gets its water feed from the Catawba River. The lake is over 50 years old and is unique for the variety of properties found … (24 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call of 7.26.22 Updates from the Development Team - 07/26/22 07:22 PM
Updates from the Development Team
The Zoom call this week featured Casey Sanders oof the Development Team accompanied by Kevin Anderson.
They acknowledged that the primary focus of the team has been the development of the upcoming news feature for ActiveRain.
It has been released to a select in-house Beta team to test and it is expected that it will be released within the next few months.
They have a dem-ops person that has been working on the infrastructure and service materials with the intent of moving to a new environment and expected to see it done soon. The intent is to see the site … (22 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 7.19.22 Handling Our Business While Vacationing - 07/21/22 07:56 AM
Handling Our Business While Vacationing
The Zoom call for the 7.19.22 was an open forum on how to best handle our clients and business while taking vacations. Everyone needs to take vacations and it is always presumed that someone will be there to take care of the clients and their needs.
Debe Maxwell, CRS  opened the discussion with a couple of instances where she needed to step in prior to closings as agents were just not there. In going back to their brokers, she was told that their agents just took vacation and did not leave anyone instructions or ask anyone to take … (9 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 7.12.22 Andrew Mooers Use Video Now - 07/13/22 03:40 AM
Zoom Call 7.12.22  Andrew Mooers   Use Video Now
The Zoom call this week was a return presentation by ActiveRain member, Andrew Mooers. He started his spiel with the warning that there would be no graphics, or how to's to the call, and more of an Interactive session with each of the attendees being called onto the carpet to discuss their experiences with videos.
It was almost exactly 6 months ago in January when Andres made his first presentation on the Zoom call. 
The link to that recap can be found here. 
Andrew offered up the fears that so many have about doing videos and … (26 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 7.05.22 A Mystery Guest That Revives Memories - 07/07/22 06:07 AM
 A Mystery Guest That Revives Memories
The Zoom call this week was moderated by Margaret Rome who was cheerfully mysterious about her guest. Margaret took us back to the early days of ActiveRain when members were counted under 700.
She was the first to comment on a post Bryant Tutas, who refers to himself as broker Bryant.
He has been a broker for more than 30 years and has tried niches that would make him excel in a market that is highly competitive.
Prior to being a broker he had a litany of job from waiting table to driving a cab; sold vacuum cleaners, frozen … (26 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call of 6.28.22 What Makes the Homestead So Special - 06/29/22 04:20 PM
What Makes the Homestead So Special
The Zoom call this week, moderated by Eileen Burns featured 2 ActiveRain members. Wanda Kubat-Nerdin and Bob Crane.  Each gave a presentation on how they came to live where they are, and some of the reasons why they feel so comfortable there.
 
Wanda started the session. She noted that the family greatly appreciate the outdoor activities that are available. Her grandparents settled into the area because of the moderate weather, with 360 days of sunshine a year, clean air, and so many things to do. 
 
The So Utah area recently hosted the Ironman Triathlon, which has historically been … (15 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call of 6.21.22 NAR Educational Opportunities - 06/22/22 09:55 AM
Zoom Call of 6.21.22  NAR Educational Opportunities with Jim Paulson
Jim Paulson was the speaker for this week's Zoom call and his presentation was on the opportunities offered with NAR's education courses. 
Jim has been an agent for 31 years and has been a recognized instructor in real estate for 28 years.
He found that taking classes while on vacation gave him more opportunities as well as allowing him to be more focused on the classes.
Taking classes online offers a great deal of flexibility but also requires ore focus as there are no distractions or the ability to ask questions.
As an irony, he felt … (26 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call 6.14.22 Panel Discussion Recession or Correction - 06/15/22 11:52 AM
Zoom Call 6.14.22 Panel Discussion Recession or Correction
The Zoom call this week was an opportunity for ActiveRainers to share their experiences in the current market. With interest rates going up and the threat of runaway inflation are the current values in homes a repeat of the debacle of 2008
Debe Maxwell opened up the meeting with the request that it be in an orderly manner.
Eileen Burns from Florida opened up the conversation with her experiences with commercial sales in her area.  The feeling that the market is lowering a bit for commercial.
Hannah Williams offered that in her area, builders are having problems … (20 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call with Jeff Masich The American Dream - 06/08/22 12:51 PM
Zoom Call with Jeff Masich  The American Dream
The Zoom call this week was presented by Jeff Masich and moderated by Eileen Burns.
The American Dream can mean different things to different people, but it is most common associated with home ownership. 
As he states, home ownership is good for America and it has been recently shown that an average home sale can add as much as $60,000 to a local economy, as hone owners add to the home or buy materials to add to the home to really make it theirs.
It is not at all uncommon for people that come from other countries … (17 comments)

zoom call on activerain: Zoom Call of 4.19.22 Charra Hammett SEO Recipe for a Successful Blog Post - 04/19/22 06:50 PM
SEO Recipe for a Successful Blog Post with Charra Hammett
This week's Zoom call was well worth attending and for those that did it was a cornucopia of information on blogging for success. Those that have been here a while recognize what used to work effectively. With time comes change and to be better aligned to be noticed change is necessary.
Charra Hammett started her presentation with an appreciation and understanding of the importance of getting recognition online with blogging. Here presentation was designed to get maximum exposure to our blogs.
She offered an outline of 11 key elements to creating a successful blog … (29 comments)

 
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Ed Silva

Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Waterbury, CT

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Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754

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Ed Silva is a licensed Broker serving the Central Connecticut area from the Waterbury CT Real Estate Office. He serves both sellers and buyers and also is an experienced agent for short sales. If you're thinking of listing your home, I would love to meet with you and share my marketing success package with you. My marketing reaches all the major listing sites with prime positions on the largest. I'd would appreciate the opportunity love to help you buy or sell in the Central Connecticut area.


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