11 Reasons Why Real Estate Is Not Easy

Jackie Connelly-Fornuff, "Moving at The Speed of YOU!" (Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Babylon NY)
11 Reasons Why Real Estate Is Not Easy Buyer's bank gave us a clear to close on a coop and the bank said "oopsie" we didn't get the insurance certificate for the coop development although we requested it 16 days ago. Bank never followed up but…

Our hearts go out to Beverly Carter and Her Family

Wesley Ruland, Owner/Broker. Think of me as a concierge RE agent! (Ruland & Company Realty Services, LLC)
This story of the missing Realtor in Arkansas has really caught my attention. Normally on my SM platforms, I like to be whimsy and lighthearted but tonight, I am anything but those things. If I told you that I was going out at 7pm on a…

WORDLESS - Best SOLD Signs EVER. They Say "Happy Family"

Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB (Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
WORDLESS - Best SOLD Signs EVER. They Say "Happy Family"

New ActiveRain Mobile Optimized Website Design

ActiveRain Real Estate Network (ActiveRain)
On Monday night, September 29th at 9pm (Pacific Time) we lauched the new ActiveRain Mobile optimized design for the website. What does this mean? It means that ActiveRain will now render much better on a mobile device giving any visitors via…

“I Just Received 10 Free Leads”

Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life (Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
“I Just Received 10 Free Leads” A couple of weeks ago I got a call from a leads company. I usually never take these calls, except I was the one that answered the phone. The guy was pretty slick, saying we have a gift for you and that…

Last Week's Favorites on ActiveRain: September 21st-27th

Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital (Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
It's been a long week and a long day. And sorry guys, I know it's late, but it's time to turn out this week's list, so here it is: Shannon Milligan: You've Been Diagnosed with HGTV Syndrome - Richmond VA Real Estate Yeah, I may have that!..

NOBODY uses the radio anymore!

Barry Owen (Pareto Realty)
The radio is old and stale People who listen to the radio are old and stale Too much talking and commercials on the radio I want to listen to what I want to listen to WHEN I want to listen to it Yep! Even as I…

Trending ... Independent Brokers

Cynthia Larsen, Independent Broker/Owner (Safe Haven Realty | 707-332-2560 | Serving all of Sonoma County, CA)
Trending.. Independent Brokers I just met with potential buyers who found me on Google When I asked how they came across my brokerage, they said they searched for an independent broker in Sonoma County. They found four in their initial search…

Trying to show a house when the key doesn't work.

Sybil Campbell, REALTOR ABR, SFR, SRES - Amelia Island (Century 21 John T. Ferreira and Son Inc. 500 Centre St. Amelia Island, Fl 32034)
Nothing is more frustrating to me than trying to show a house when the key doesn't work During my first year as a REALTOR I was showing property near the beach. I had difficulty with several of the locks. My buyer said he had noticed that keys…

Thinking like a six-year-old

Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector (Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
I find that homeowners often have dangerous things around their homes that they are unaware of. This post is done in the spirit of keeping homeowners vigilant as to serious safety issues--and in particular combustible gas issues. If you have…
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