When to Post for Results: Easy Social Media Tip #4

Chris Miller, MediaProsper Online Marketing
When I talk with people about social media, the subject always seems to come up: when should I be posting? There are better times than others, but.. here's a better way to think about that question. WHEN SHOULD YOU POST? There’s…

Palm Beach County Home Seller- Here are 6 Things You Can Do Now Before the Start of the Season.

Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging)
Home Sellers in Palm County-Here Are 6 Things You Can Do Now Before the Start of the Season! For those of us who live in Palm Beach County our season is just around the corner. That means that our SnowBirds will be returning, and the activity…

Don't Get Too Excited Yet About The New FICO Credit Score Model 9

Jeff Pearl (RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA)
There will be some benefits for buyers using FICO credit score model 9, but in many cases it won't make much difference. On first glance the benefits look attractive (1) " The new FICO Score 9 will no longer count medical debts as it did in…

How to build your own ActiveRain community

Margaret Woda, Maryland Real Estate & Military Relocation (Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., Crofton, MD 21114)
Comments are the key to community-building on ActiveRain. Or should I say they "can be" the key. It's not automatic, but it is simple. Someone comments on one of your blog posts. You comment on one of theirs. They comment on one of yours…


Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279 (Chevaux Group, PLLC)
I have experienced the dirty side of the world of real estate! I can site numerous situations that we as agents, inspectors, appraisers, surveyors and others find ourselves in on a daily basis. This can be a dirty business for sure! ..

Listing Agents, Use the KISS Principle

Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Listing Agents, Use the KISS Principle You have a great listing and want lots of showings. So why make it hard on the other agents to show. Listing Agents, Use the KISS Principle. Make the access easy and the instructions simple. Do whatever you…

“10 Years After Being Fired”

Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life (Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
“10 Years After Being Fired” Life is often strange with many twists and turns. 10 Years ago a Realtor notified me by email that even though I had done a preapproval for a client, that the client was going somewhere else for the mortgage. ..

When Listing a Home is not the Best Choice

Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
When Listing a Home is not the Best Choice Love when the call comes from a homeowner that would like to talk with you about listing their home Wonderful! Prepare all the data, put together a great listing presentation and even…

Stomp Out Procrastination

Tim L. Ramey (LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Procrastination is something I must admit I have struggled with in my life. This complex psychological behavior affects almost everyone I know to one degree or another, and it seems a most difficult habit to break. Indeed, most of us even tend…

Does the Car You Drive Matter?

Candy Miles-Crocker, Realtor - Real-Life Real Estate Training (Online Real Estate Agent Training)
It used to be that real estate agents, and sales people in general were judged on how successful they were based on the car they drove. First Impressions Although I never bought into this notion, I knew a lot of sales people and real estate…

Touching your Sphere of Influence

Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate (Hallmark Realtors)
Your Sphere of Influence is comprised of people you're friends with, people you're related to people with whom you've done business, and people you hope to do business with It also includes referral partners The best way to increase business…

5 Ways to use Landing Pages for your Real Estate Business

Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies (The Ballen Companies, TBG, TBM, ASAN)
5 Ways to use Landing Pages for your Real Estate Business | Online Marketing Strategies & SEO I f you are looking for an effective way to increase the number of leads you can generate for your business, creating the right landing pages may…

Home Buying Horoscope -Exploring the Sagittarius (Part 5 of 12)

Erin Bates, Your Colorado Home Source (Aspen Lane Real Estate)
Are you thinking of buying a home … consulting your “Home Buying Horoscope” can be a fun part of the process and give you a little insight as to how best to proceed! Let’s explore the sign of the Sagittarius born between November 22nd and…

Awesome Meet Up at Dagny's in Wilton, CT 8-14-14

Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo (Dagny's Real Estate)
Meet Up at Dagny's in Wilton, CT 8-14-14 We had record numbers!!! 27 attendees! We all had a really great time! Phil Faranda needed to do the ALS Ice Challenge with some witnesses… Kirk's (Kirk Eason = Dagny's husband)…

How to Import your past Real Estate SALES and LISTINGS into Zillow

Cheryl Ritchie, Southern Maryland 301-980-7566 (RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com)
How to Import your past Real Estate SALES and LISTINGS into Zillow? I heard about this via Ross Hair at REM so I checked it out this week. I called my Zillow Rep, Travis Roberts, or Travisr@zillow. com I was referred to him by our very own…

Upon Further Review... Takeaways From My First ActiveRain Contest

Dennis Burgess, Orlando Property Manager and Realtor (Total Realty Corp.)
Upon Further Review… Takeaways From My First ActiveRain Contest Upon Further Review… Takeaways From My First ActiveRain Contest Well, I've had a bit of time to get past hosting my first ActiveRain contest - and to all who entered my..

Are You Prepared to Go?

Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging)
Are You Prepared to Go? Don’t worry, it’s not what you think Late Saturday afternoon, our phones went off with what can only be described as a loud siren. It was our Tornado app that we have. Sure enough, we were under a tornado warning, and…

Fishhawk Lake-Gift Giving Ideas

Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon (Vernonia Realty)
Fishhawk Lake-Gift Giving Ideas Being a photographer at Fishhawk Lake I have scads of pictures of different seasons. Since people happen upon my blogposts and look at my copious amounts of pictures on ActiveRain as well as my website, I decided…
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