Tina in Virginia - Real Estate and Musings from the Commonwealth

Real Estate Agent - Nest Realty
General thoughts and ideas from Tina in Virginia on real estate in the New River Valley and life in general.



This past Saturday, I had the pleasure of interviewing the keynote speaker from the VAR08 Convention, Andy Sernovitz.  Andy is an expert on Word of Mouth Marketing and explains how it relates to real estate and the day to day life of real estate agents.You can also follow Andy on Twitter: @sernov...
I've been reading some seemingly misinformed comments regarding short sales lately and thought I would share some insight.  By no means do I consider myself to be an expert on short sales; nor do I have any desire to be.  That being said, I reside in the same household with a person who is employ...
Here comes the Active Rain Friendship Ball. It got passed along to me by my friend Brian Block from up in Northern Virginia.  After reading Brian's blog posts for a long time, we were finally able to meet in person at Inman Connect in San Francisco.  Brian is a very cool dude - he is the winner o...
CLICK TO VIEW LISTING WEBSITE Description and Features Spacious and well maintained end unit townhome in popular Lees Mill. New berber carpeting and fresh paint throughout. Large kitchen with lots of cabinet space and breakfast bar. Light and bright living room with fireplace opens to private pa...
When I'm teaching a class on social networking to real estate agents, I am often asked "what's the point"?  Well, with Zolve, Linkedin and ActiveRain, the answer is pretty obvious.  But, what about Facebook?  Can using Facebook really benefit the agent? The answer is YES!     Here is how...... 1....
I started working on our family tree when I was pregnant with my son (about 6 years ago).  Since my husband was adopted at birth and since I didn't know much of my ancestry past my grandparents, I had a lot of work to do.  According to my Nana, (my mother's mother), the world started with her and...
              So what are the Boston Boys of Zipvo up to now? They've been teasing us with bits and pieces for the past few weeks of this new Zipvo Platinum they're getting ready to launch.                                         Tomorrow, they will give us another piece of the platinum puzzle. ...
Richard Foster caught my attention with a recent blog post.  In his post, he vented his frustration of working in a field where practically anyone who breathes can get a license to practice.  He went on to use examples of other occupations which have more stringent requirements for licensure such...

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