video: Have you ever used Animaker? - 04/10/17 09:31 AM
Given the SEO benefits of videos, I was playing around with some animated video makers. I tried Moovly at first but it was so much more complicated than I felt ready for. Powtoon is cute. Then I stumbled upon Animaker.
It's simple to use and the free version provides enough clip art and flexibility to make it functional. I tooled around for an hour or so and came up with this. 
 
 
What are your thoughts? How would you improve the video? 
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video: How's the real estate market in Cranford? - 05/07/16 08:35 AM
 
If you’re planning on selling your Cranford home, call Team Zuhl today for a free comparative market analysis of your home. If you’re thinking of buying a home in Cranford, call us today!
For more information on Cranford Real Estate:
Cranford Real Estate Market Report - May 2016 Cranford Real Estate Market Report - April 2016 Cranford Real Estate Market Report - March 2016 Cranford Market Report - October 2015 Cranford Market Report - August 2015 How long does it take to sell a home in Cranford? - July 2015 Buying or Selling a home in Cranford - July 2015 The Cranford Real Estate Market Report - … (1 comments)

video: What's Up in Clark's Real Estate Market? - 05/07/16 06:05 AM
 
If you are a buyer or a seller interested in a home in Clark, New Jersey, please call Team Zuhl! We're happy to help you in all of your real estate needs!
For more information on selling a home:
3 Simple Steps To Selling Your Home Fast - 03/26/12 4 Ways to Get Union County Homes to Sell Quicker!! - 01/12/12 For more information on Clark and Clark Real Estate:
Clark Market Report - May 2016 Clark Real Estate Market Report - April 2016 Clark Real Estate Market Report - March 2016 Real Estate Update for Clark Buyers and Sellers - August 2015 Market Report for Clark - August … (1 comments)

video: Scotch Plains Real Estate Market Report - April 2016 - 04/10/16 10:37 PM
Scotch Plains Real Estate Market Snapshot:
Inventory: 159 single family homes Sold in March 2016: 12 Average sale price: $452,867 Average days on market:  63  
 
 
 
If you’re planning on selling your Scotch Plains home, call Team Zuhl today for a free comparative market analysis of your home. If you’re thinking of buying a home in Scotch Plains, call us today!
For more information on Scotch Plains Real Estate:
Scotch Plains Real Estate Market Report - March 2016
Scotch Plains Real Estate News - November 2015
Scotch Plains Real Estate - August 2015
How Long Will My Scotch Plains homes be on the … (3 comments)

video: Rahway Real Estate Market Report - April 2016 - 04/10/16 12:44 AM
Rahway Real Estate for April 2016 snapshot:
Inventory: 177 homes listed
Sales: 15 homes sold
Average sale price: $171,723
Average days on Market: 110
If you are a buyer or a seller interested in a home in Union County, please call Team Zuhl! We're happy to help you in all of your real estate needs!
For more information on the Rahway Real Estate Market:
Rahway Real Estate Market Report - September 2015 Linden and Rahway Real Estate - May 17 2014 Rahway and Linden Real Estate Market Report - April 17, 2014 Buyers Market in Rahway and Linden - 3/8/2014 Single Family Homes for sale in Linden and Rahway - 1/1/2014 October in … (0 comments)

video: Linden Real Estate Market Report - April 2016 - 04/09/16 11:45 PM
Linden real estate snapshot:
Active Listings: 234
Sold March 2016: 24
Average Sale Price: $188,680
Average Days on Market: 110
 
If you are a buyer or a seller interested in a home in Union County, please call Team Zuhl! We're happy to help you in all of your real estate needs!
For more information on the Linden Real Estate Market:
Real Estate Market Update - Linden, NJ - September 2015 Linden Real Estate Market Report - August, 2015 How Long will it take to Sell My Linden House? July 2015 Buying or Selling a House in Linden - July 2015 The Linden Real Estate Market Report for the First … (3 comments)

video: Blooper Reel for Novice Video-bloggers - 03/07/16 07:39 AM
We launched ourselves into video this week, after about 2 years of saying "Next week" or "Soon." We've had some success, posting a few market reports that we're not displeased with.
Because it was our first attempt, we used a script. The first draft or two, Jean was the speaker, but then Wayne wanted to take a shot.
"Just change our names in the script," Jean told him.
Here's the script:
"Hi, my name is Jean Zuhl and I'm a Realtor with Hallmark Realtors. Together with my husband Wayne...."
And here's Wayne's first attempt.....
 
 
While this isn't technically a "blooper reel," we've found that you've got to find … (10 comments)

video: Scotch Plains Real Estate Market Report - March 2016 - 03/06/16 03:24 AM
Before you buy or sell a home in Scotch Plains, be sure you understand the market conditions that may affect your purchase or sale. Here's what you need to know to make sure your home stands out among the 116 homes offered for sale in Scotch Plains today.
 
 
If you’re planning on selling your Scotch Plains home, call Team Zuhl today for a free comparative market analysis of your home. If you’re thinking of buying a home in Scotch Plains, call us today!
For more information on selling a home:
3 Simple Steps To Selling Your Home Fast
4 Ways to Get Union County Homes … (3 comments)

video: Clark Real Estate Market Report - March 2016 - 03/05/16 09:35 PM
If you're thinking about taking advantage of the Spring real estate market to buy or sell a home in Clark, NJ, here's what you need to know!
 
If you are a buyer or a seller interested in a home in Clark, New Jersey, please call Team Zuhl! We're happy to help you in all of your real estate needs!
For more information on selling a home:
3 Simple Steps To Selling Your Home Fast - 03/26/12 4 Ways to Get Union County Homes to Sell Quicker!! - 01/12/12 For more information on Clark and Clark Real Estate:
Clark Real Estate Market Report - November 2015 Real … (0 comments)

video: YouTube Thursdays - Introductory Videos 2015 - 07/30/15 05:55 AM
Debb James of Clark County, Washington, is an expert on videos and we've learned a tremendous amount from her. In this blog post from earlier today, she does a great job outlining what is necessary in an introductory video.
We're struggling with video. We have lots of excuses as to why we don't have great videos promoting our business, but I won't bore you with them (although some are really quite creative...). The truth is, we need advice from people like Debb to help us leap into this as yet barely uncharted territory for us. 
Introductory Videos 2015 - YouTube Thursdays 

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video: Wordless Wednesday - Samantha the Wonder Dog - 08/13/14 01:22 AM
The thing I love about this video is the way she bounces when she barks.
 
 

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video: What is a Short Sale? - 07/01/14 02:52 AM
A short sale is a home sale in which the home is financially distressed. The mortgage owed exceeds the market value of the home and we say that the home is "underwater" or "upside down." A short sale is NOT a foreclosure.
How does this happen?
First, a home is purchased in a high market, and especially when the home is purchased with a large percentage of the value being mortgaged. Imagine a $500,000 mortgage on a home you've purchased for $525,000.
Second, the home's value drops below the mortgage value. Imagine the $525,000 home's value dropping to $450,000 - certainly not … (20 comments)

video: How can you get your home ready to sell? - 06/30/14 03:51 AM
When you make the decision to sell your home, there are 3 factors you need to consider:
1. Location - Where your home is located has the biggest impact on how much money your home will sell for and on how quickly your home will sell. An important first step in selling a home is to study the real estate market conditions in your area. Please contact us for the most recent real estate market reports for your neighborhood or go to TeamZuhl.com. Your real estate professional will also help you to compare your home with others like it to see what the market value of your … (5 comments)

video: How much is your Home Worth? - 06/29/14 09:57 PM
When you're getting ready to sell your home, establishing a price is one of the most important decisions you can make.
 
To get the most money in the least amount of time, you must price it correctly. This way, you'll attract buyers who are actually interested and able to purchase your home.
So what is the value of your home determined by? There are three main factors:
Location - the market conditions of your neighborhood have the biggest impact on your home's value. Please contact us for the most recent real estate market reports for your neighborhood or go to … (3 comments)

video: PRIDE in Selling a Home - 09/29/13 09:11 AM
 
 
Once you've made the decision to sell your home, there are 5 steps you need to make before you put your home on the market.

Pick - Interview real estate agents. Most sellers hire the first agent they interview, while others continue looking. You want to choose an agent with a vibrant marketing plan that you trust.  Repair - Make any necessary repairs in your home before you list it! Things like leaky roofs, dead light bulbs, and broken windows need to be in working condition before you show your home. Improve - Depending on your time frame and budget, make home improvements that will increase the value of your … (3 comments)

video: Free Videos for Homeowners - 04/06/13 12:23 AM
Attention Union County Homeowners!
If you're thinking about selling your home, now is the time!
To help get your home ready for a quick sale, Hallmark Realtors and Team Zuhl are offering you this coupon for a free viewing of the video "Preparing your home to sell." While you're there, check out the other videos we have to offer homeowners who want to sell their home, and then call us to get on the market now!
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video: Incredibly Beautiful Townhome in Lincoln Park - 03/21/12 10:43 PM
Picture yourself in this beautiful townhome in Lincoln Park! Beautifully laid out with stunning hardwood floors, large open living room with a wood burning fireplace. Spacious kitchen with a large, bright breakfast nook.
Well kept end unit in move-in condition.
2 bedrooms 2.1 baths cathedral ceilings skylights family room in basement deck  and so much more
Offered by Hallmark Realtors for $379,000.
Email Wayne@HallmarkRealtors.net for more information or to schedule a showing!
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Clark, NJ

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