Anatomy of An Offer on Your Property

Margaret Woda, Maryland Real Estate & Military Relocation (Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.)
How to evaluate an offer on your property When an offer comes in your property, Mr. & Mrs. Seller, here's what you can expect when we sit down together to go over it. The first thing we'll do, before we even look at the offer, is to…

How Often Do You Bait & Switch Financing Terms In A Ratified Contract?

Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - San Jose Probate Agent (KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
How Often Do You Bait & Switch Financing Terms In A Ratified Contract? I just dont' understand why some people feel that lying and deception is okay. It's true that the California Association of Realtors Purchase Agreement favors Buyers and…

Ideas for Writing Better, Longer Blogs

Chris Miller, MediaProsper Online Marketing
SUMMARY: A list of ideas to help you write better, more search-friendly blogs. Great blog posts can give a real boost to your search engine rankings and real-life response. If only it were easier to sit down and crank out a long, interesting,…

October Challenge: Get Ready For Winter!

Erica Ramus, MRE, Schuylkill County PA Real Estate (Erica Ramus - Ramus Realty Group - Pottsville, PA )
Every October - November I push off an intense 7-week challenge for myself, personally, so I can fill the pipeline for January. Don't get sucked into blindly accepting the fact that November and December keep us busy with holidays. That leads to an…

Is Bigger - Better? iPhone 6 or 6+ my personal take on it.

Lance Owens (RS), Luxury Real Estate and Vacation Property sales (LUVA Real Estate )
OK, so I was one of those idiots that camped out overnight for the new iPhone 6+ 128gb. And probably not for the reasons you think, I had actually pre-ordered mine, so I wasn't in that much of a hurry, it was the fact that a good friend of mine…


Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books, on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too! (People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
The real joy of hosting a contest here in the RAIN is the coming together and the support and sharing that takes place when we do. Throw in some guidelines, some tasty POINTS and or prizes and ActiveRain can turn to ACTIVE-FAME AND ACTIVE-GAIN for…

A Love story that has nothing to do with Real Estate

Sheila Moran,, RE/MAX Access, 210-32 (RE/MAX Access (Garden Ridge, San Antonio, New Braunfels))
A Love story that has nothing to do with Real Estate, but there might be a Broker involved. "It was the best decision of his life. " Literally. No truer words had been spoken. But, all those years ago, Fran Moran would not have know that his…

Jared's Above and Beyond Contest!

Amanda and Jared Christiansen, YOUR Fort Wayne Realtors, Century 21 Bradley. (Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843)
A good buddy of mine told me a story about one of his clients and their home buying process. She was a single mom with a 5 year old daughter. The mom couldn't find a sitter, so she asked Brian if she could bring her along for the 4 showings. …

Sex Sells - Should It Sell Real Estate

Jaime Westman (
Sex sells. You’ve seen it sell beer, burgers, and even Internet domain names. But should sex sell real estate? Inman News showcased an… interesting… marketing tactic in an article titled Allira Cohr’s Breasts Star in Luxury Listing Video …

Being Rude, Pushy, or Deceitful Never Wins a Prize!

Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA (ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Do you have any idea just how ridiculous you sound? This is what I thought yesterday after 8 of 11 calls I took from "professionals" trying to sell me something. I get that it is the end of the month and you are trying to meet/beat quota, but in the…
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