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During one of my last photo shoots, I realized how incredibly blessed I am.  It was almost exactly one year ago that I moved to Florida and started my virtual tour business.  I came from  20 years in the corporate world of 70+ hour weeks spending most of my time buried behind a pc or locked in co...
A while back, I posted a picture of a wonderful sunset from a local St Augustine restaurant.  From the comments I received on that post, I know that there are quite a few other sunset admirers out there.  I just got back from a vacation week in Key West where we were treated to spectacular sunset...
If you haven't noticed yet, there is a new look to some of the AR blogs out there.  But if you're like many of us, you may not think you have the time to tackle this.  No problem!!  Thanks to Brad Carroll, there is now a fantastically easy tool to customize your blog.   Now you can add personaliz...
I have found the following Prep Tips very useful for homeowners when preparing for a virtual tour.  When they do follow them closely, the result is something like the St Augustine tour I recently did for a home in the South Hampton Community.  As we all know the trick is to get homeowners to unde...
I was working with one of my best clients who was looking for ways to get great greater exposure for her listings and came across an interesting finding.According to our local Realtor's Association, there are several free options available to agents to increase listing exposure via MLS (e.g. send...
Jacksonville's housing market continues to fair better than most areas of the country!!!  This blog cites information from recent Florida Times Union article.According to, Jacksonville is # 8 on Forbes'  national list of Real Estate Bargain cities.  Jacksonville's ranking is largely ba...
As a virtual tour provider in the Jacksonville/St Augustine area, I make it a practice to send agents a Prep Tip checklist prior to the shoot so that they may coach the resepective home seller on how to prepare for their tour.   But all homeowners do not respond equally to their agent's coaching....
 My husband surprised me with a last minute decision to go out to eat and we were treated to a fantastic sunset.  Ended up at a restaurant on the water with a small beach.  The fallen tree framed the sunset perfectly.  Such a beautiful night, I wanted to share.  So glad I always keep my camera in...
Passing along some good news for the Jacksonville Housing Market. According to a recent news release from the Florida Assoc. of Realtors, the Northeast Florida/Jacksonville market is fairing better than most through this depressed real estate period.  Based on a comparison of 2007 to 2006 home sa...

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