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 (HouseHunt.com)
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…

More Tips for Selling Your Home in Camas WA

Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington (The Carl Group, LLC)
Don’t Overlook Exterior When Preparing to Sell Last week, we offered some tips on how to prep your home for winter The message: “Start from the top and work down”. Today, here are some tips for preparing your home to sell, this time: “Start from…

Protect Your Transaction Explained in Detail

Ricky Khamis, NMLS 173141 | CADOC 173141 - 480-339-1565 (Amerifirst Financial, Inc.)
Protect Your Transaction Explained in Detail Protect Your Transaction (PYT ) was developed for a true need in the industry. If you would buy a phone and pay $99. 00 plus maybe the added insurance of $11. 00 a month why is it that a loan has ZERO…

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…

ASK AN AMBASSADOR: Blog And They Will Find You!

Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton) (RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
ASK AN AMBASSADOR: Blog And They Will Find You! Last week in our Ask An Ambassador post we discussed leads, and mentioned one in particular that was leading to a showing that evening That lead became an accepted contract to purchase AND a…

Is murder of Beverly Carter a lesson for real estate agents? I hope so

Agent Aaron Vaughn, REALTOR® Listing Specialist, The $500 Million Marketing Advantage (Capitol Home Team | Austin TX)
Is murder of Beverly Carter a lesson for real estate agents? I hope so This is a "tough love" post. If you are overly sensitive, please move on. =) This morning, the inevitable became news : The body of Beverly Carter, kidnapped real estate…

My Heart Aches for Beverly Carter

Emmary Simpson Tierra Antigua Realty - Tucson AZ, Serving Tucson AZ (Tierra Antigua Realty)
I'm sure yours does as well. She got up last Thursday, dressed for success and headed out to do her job - as we all do. She might have gone to the office first, followed up with clients or reviewed contracts or planned her day to show homes - as…

In the Wake of Tragedy, the Real Estate Community is Beside Itself

Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA (Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
In the Wake of Tragedy, the Real Estate Community is Beside Itself Waking up this morning and having the story of murdered real estate agent Beverly Carter my heart sank for her friends and family. It is horrifying to think of the evil that…
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