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By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 44
Debbie Reynolds' Singing in the Rain challenge has been tremendous fun, providing us with a great excuse for some real-world interaction with our fellow AR members.   But as I wrote that, I thought "wait a minute, a telephone conversation isn't really real world", remembering those times before t...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
Comments 82
Rocky Todaro Under Investigation For Possible Involvement in New England Patriots Deflate-Gate!   ActiveRain News Flash!   Check out the latest news ....Rocky Todaro Under Investigation For Possible Involvement in New England Patriots Deflate-Gate!   It has come to my attention through unnamed so...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 75
Beware of Dropbox Phishing Attempt   As Realtors we are definitely used to receive our share of dubious email scams promising us the moon and the stars in exchange for some small "favor" on our part.  These are easy to recognize and usually dismissed and deleted quickly.  It seems though that the...
By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
Comments 62
Back in November, we made some significant updates to the Question & Answer site on ActiveRain.  The results have been impressive, we are seeing hundreds of answers every day and the traffic to that area has increased by 12X. But, we still feel like something is missing. Great conversations are s...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 58
What Do You Tell a New Blogger?   Recently I’ve been in conversations with several  new bloggers. They’re interested and want to get started with their blogging, or had already done a little, but are uneasy about the path to take and what to do.   Just Do It If you angst about it too much and wor...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 156
Deflated Balls, Big Egos and Real Estate   This week, everywhere I turn, the talk seems to be about balls. The handling of them.  The pressure, oh yeah, the pressure.   The size.  The weight.  The feel.  The grabbing and the handling of them.   Even the altering of balls(really, who would do that...
By Cindy Davis
(SD Home Source Realty)
Comments 38
Your Relationship with Your Realtor– You’ve probably never given much thought to your relationship with your Realtor. But I spend my days with buyers and sellers…or at least those thinking about doing a transaction! With over 11 years of real estate behind me, I still marvel at all the different ...
By Jenna Dixon, Assoc Broker - Let's Talk Cobb County Real Estate
(DRA Homes | Cobb County Real Estate )
Comments 40
Play to your audience:  know who they are, understand why they are where they are and what they need to do. Inspire trust with truth. Gain confidence with professionalism. Tell them what they need to know and why. Help them achieve their goals. When writing marketing or informational material for...
By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Comments 43
We work with a lot of different agents that have many different and unique situations with their website, domain, hosting and more. There are so many details to building and keeping your online presence that everyone has a different set up it seems.   Something that we are running into more and m...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
Comments 82
Just Because You Get Quick or Multiple Offers... Every day in the Bristow-Gainesville real estate market brings something different.  As usual, I am working with a combination of buyer and seller clients.   One of my sellers is ready to wave a white flag.  He's in a multiple offer situation becau...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 47
Drastic times require some hard core writing in today's blog. When a new Bank Owned listing hits the market, it is a given my marketing will attract a HUGE response filled with showings and multiple first day offers. Buyers and their Buyer Agents will jockey for the best offer. Some will opt to p...
By AZ SEO Expert: Phoenix SEO Consultant
Comments 33
As marketers (and consumers), we know that testimonials are one of the most effective ways to turn prospective clients into actual buyers. Yet, as valuable as this marketing tool is, most websites do it ineffectively and some actually harm their own rankings with on-site testimonials. Mistake #1:...
By Holly Weatherwax, Moving Your Dreams Forward...
(Momentum Realty)
Comments 21
  This week I got an email from a customer who said that over the weekend they had purchased a new construction home. We had plans to meet and review my services, but before we got a chance, they bought a new home and gave up their right to Buyer Representation.   This brought up a point that I t...
By NW Real Estate |Colleen Fischesser & CO Serving Seattle-Tacoma area Since 1990!, Serving Seattle-Tacoma Home Sellers & Buyers since
(RE/MAX Select R.E | Designated Broker/Owner)
Comments 16
What is earnest money and why do I need to pay it? One of the most common questions I'm asked by first time home buyers is "What is earnest money and why do I have to pay it?"  The answer usually leads to more questions but let's start with the basics. Earnest money is an up-front amount of money...
By Anna Banana Kruchten, Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 134
Hi - I'm looking for a Pop Tart Agent to Help Me   I got an interesting call this morning from a lady moving into Arizona. She wanted to know if a home she had seen a couple of weeks ago was still on the market. She wasn't quite sure what the address was but she knew 'kind of' where it was.  Thin...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 57
Thankful Thursday – Good People In The World With all the bad we constantly hear about it’s both refreshing and humbling when you experience someone who’s honest and genuine. In June 2012 I went tubing on the Shenandoah River and had my Otter box tied to my tube. The water was very rough and in o...
By Eric Boucher, The FHA/VA Condo Project Approval Guy
(ReadySetLoan Condo Team LLC)
Comments 15
What Does Undivided Ownership Interest Mean? Probably one of the most distinct features of condominium ownership lies in the concept of “undivided ownership interest” of the common elements.  All unit owners as members of the condominium’s association share ownership of the common elements. First...
By Cara Marcelle Mancuso, Call a Marana neighbor, I'm THERE!
(Long Realty - Dove Mountain, Marana AZ)
Comments 115
Get the "Monkey" off Your Back I attended a lecture by Terry Watson recently where we were encouraged to quit carrying around our clients, friends, and family's monkeys.  For instance, if the fascia wood on the exterior of a home was driving away potential clients for one of your listings, all be...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
Comments 64
Unicorn farts and false promises.   I just finished reading a post that said blogging is useless and does not bring income. That writing about local neighborhoods, local events and businesses is a waste of time.   I never expected to be visited by mythical unicorns who fart real estate leads but ...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
Comments 81
Fannie Mae's Collateral Underwriter previous 21 messages now become hard stops.  What's a hard stop?  The under writing process stops until the appraisal stop is addressed.  This will take time.  There is going to be a learning curve.  This is going to become a vexing issue. They are going to add...
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