YouTube Thursdays - Useful Tips to Share with Your Niche

Real Estate Broker/Owner with ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors

YouTube Thursdays - Useful Tips to Share with Your Niche



Occassionally, we scroll through our subscribers channels to see what they are up to...and at times, we find delightful ideas that spark creativity. Recently, it was a video from Francine Viola


Francine, who has moved to a rural property, solved the issue of getting trash cans up and down a long driveway. It's a familiar problem that many rural homeowners share. Including us. 


We think it is a great video to provide for our niche. Plus, it reminds of us the other little challenges people might face when living in a more remote location.  A series of short videos addressing some of the these issues would be useful to others - and just might open doors. 


Many niches, since they are specific, should present some common themes. What are the benefits and challenges people might face? A series of videos highlighting these would quickly establish you as an expert.


Francine uses humor to fully disclose that she is a newbie to a rural lifestyle. However, she still gains credibility in that she is "living" it.  We're going to take her idea and run with it. 


Much like Anita Clark 's Facebook Fridays, we encourage you to subscribe to each other's YouTube Channels - and take a minute to "like" or leave a comment. You can also add your own YouTube Channel in the comments below, and ask for subscribers. Be sure to subscribe back though - it's quid pro quo!  

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ViewHomes™ grew out of our passion for nature, beautiful surroundings, and peaceful environments. Starting together in an urban environment, over the years we've gravitated towards areas with smaller populations and less density. We now enjoy our lifestyle in a rural environment, but with close proximity to metropolitan areas where we appreciate all the amenities of fine restaurants, shopping, and an easy drive to an international airport.
Living in ViewHomes™ is like having “elbowroom for the soul”.






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Sep 12, 2019 10:30 AM #11
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

You're right Sharon Lee - similar to how we all want to use the lawn tractor. Lol.  We'll need to draw straws.  

Well, that's certainly one solution, Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543 - good to see you.  

Sep 12, 2019 10:46 AM #12
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Brian England - We use either a pickup truck, or the tractor. Bernie has been using the tractor lately with a trailer on the back. D 

Sep 12, 2019 10:48 AM #13
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Hahahaha - Nina Hollander you are such a girl. I love ya. D 

Sep 12, 2019 10:48 AM #14
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

You got that right, Debb... and not just a girl, but a city girl! 

Sep 12, 2019 10:56 AM #15
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD,

I saw this inventive and creative idea when Francine first showcased it.  I am glad you featured the video as well!  

I certainly wouldn't consider Sedona in a rural area but it is a small-town lifestyle. I also was not prepared for all the critters but love it.

Sep 12, 2019 11:14 AM #16
Steffy Hristova
HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353 - Tempe, AZ
Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!

Hi Debb and Bernie,

Your videos are always delightful, and I loved the humor in Francine's video, too.

Sep 12, 2019 04:40 PM #17
Brenda J. Andrew
Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX

I love this video and want to share it, but there are not a enough rural areas here - maybe I'll share it anyway for my friends on FB.  What a great idea and I love the marketing.  Too cool!  Thanks for sharing!

Sep 12, 2019 05:16 PM #18
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good evening Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD ,

I love Francine Viola's video! Humorous but offering something of value living in a rural area!  Great marketing idea! Than k you for all that you do to help us grasp videos and how they can promote ourselves and bring us business.

Sep 12, 2019 05:37 PM #19
Anne Edwards Johnson
JP and Associates - Austin, TX
Austin Realtor | HookemhomesATX (512)917-5260

Love both videos you posted. Me....not so good at videos but I think I could do something like Francine's video.  So cute!

Sep 12, 2019 08:16 PM #20
Rose Mary Justice
Synergy Realty Pros - Dandridge, TN
Synergy Realty Pros

It works for her.  We can always use a little ingenuity.  

Sep 13, 2019 04:58 AM #21
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Debb and Bernie- I remember Francine Viola video and thought it was ingenius!!!! And you're right it' reaches out to her niche market. 

Sep 13, 2019 10:27 AM #22
John Henry
John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc. - Orlando, FL
Residential Architect, Luxury Custom Home Design

Yes, saw her post a few months ago and it was useful for people with long driveways!  A good one.

Sep 13, 2019 10:54 AM #23
Francine Viola
Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA - Olympia, WA
REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs

Hi Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD - THANK YOU for featuring this funny video I did! There will be more to come, like dealing with mice in the house and hornets nests under the deck!! LOL!

Sep 13, 2019 04:09 PM #24
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

Your youTube feature really opens my eyes to all sorts of possibilities Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD 

Sep 14, 2019 07:50 AM #25
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Debb and Bernie:

I remember seeing Francine’s video before and thought it was terrific. There are so many good bits of information here on AR for ourselves but to share.

My Mom, when living back Esst,had a drive that was about 1/2 mile long and she used to load up the trash bins into the back of her Jeep to get them down to the main road!


Sep 15, 2019 03:12 PM #26
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Debb and Bernie,  Great feature as always from you in videos.  In Yellowstone last week to relax and saw 15 wolves, 12 grizzlies, 8 moose, 7 black bears and more.


Sep 16, 2019 11:40 AM #27
Maria Gilda Racelis
Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington - Manchester, CT
Home Ownership is w/in Reach. We Make it Happen!

Hi Debb, that made the wheels on the bin more useful :). Thanks for sharing.

Sep 17, 2019 05:30 AM #28
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Debb, Francine did a great job with this video, and ingenious tool for long driveways! 

Sep 18, 2019 05:43 AM #29
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce

You tube is such a great visual illustration of sooo many thngs we are fortnate to have members who contribute and teach this medium to us ! We thank you we do ! 

Sep 19, 2019 04:58 AM #30
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