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By Lee Davenport, Our Business Is Your Success! 404.444.5777
Comments 33
Hashtag this, hashtag that.  What's all the mumbo jumbo about using the dial, number or pound sign (pick your term based on your point of reference for using this funky little, tic-tac-toe wannabe symbol, #, as agent Alan May reminded me) before some real estate or business relevant term?  Well,...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
Comments 45
Recently, I wrote a blog post about how my website is getting a lot of traffic, and several people asked for some tips.    I have a tip that fits into the theme of "content is king."   First, we all know that niche marketing works - it's effective and efficient.  It differentiates you.   The para...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
Comments 18
    Because it is against our MLS rules that we can't use identifying photos of other listings, I did call the listing agent to ask if I could use this photo.  Surprisingly, he asked that he NOT be named as the listing agent - I wonder why?   I thought I'd seen it all but this one topped just ab...
By Eric Boucher, The FHA/VA Condo Project Approval Guy
(ReadySetLoan Condo Team LLC)
Comments 12
97% Financing - Fannie Mae Releases Selling Guide 1.27.15 Fannie Mae released its updated version of the Selling Guide on January 27, 2015.  The majority of the changes stem from its earlier announcement to reintroduce 97% financing for single-family homes.  It had previously capped the loan-to-v...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 51
Once a Home buyers says "That is my Dream Home" how long do you see them waiting to write an offer? I am seeing an interesting pattern and when reading a question in the  Active Rain,  Q and A section by Praful Thakkar  it made me wonder what other people were seeing. With a new Bank Owned Listi...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 62
Selling Your Home? 14 Areas You Don’t Want to Forget to Clean! If you have plans to sell your house, chances are high on your list of projects is to make sure your house is clean. You no doubt were told this by your real estate agent as well. However, besides scrubbing your floors and cleaning wi...
By Janis Borgueta, LIC R.E Salesperson - Homes for Sale Newburgh NY
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley ~ 845-527-7115 )
Comments 35
Amazing Stories - House Appraises BUT Still Loan Denied Questionable value being blamed, but is it true?  As the listing agent on a condo I love it when a ready, willing and able buyer comes along, even with another agent. A showing on the property and a buyer falls in love! A little romance in l...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
Comments 46
 I have been involved in sales for about 40 years.  During those 40 years, I have attend several seminars on how to be successful in sales.  Two thing always comes through loud and clear and are common in every presentation.  The first is in order To Be Successful In Sales We Have To Market Ourse...
By Cheri Savini, Quakertown Realtor, Bucks & Montgomery County
(KELLER WILLIAMS REAL ESTATE)
Comments 26
Thank you Trulia... they gave me an exclusive badge on my profile and I will be featured on the Trulia homepage. I'm the Top Agent on Trulia in Quakertown because of my reviews and past sales. 
By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
Comments 40
Advertising Remarks Question As agents we have to keep up with Fair Housing laws and are in fact required to complete Fair Housing class work as part of our continuing education. A question recently came up about a listing's advertising remarks found in our MLS that stated: Magnificent home in aw...
By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
Comments 39
What are the BIGGEST Mistakes Wellington Home Flippers Make? Growing up I'll never forget the "creepy dilapidated house" down the block, the one where the imaginary witch lived, the one you told ghost stories about. I never thought anyone would actually buy that vacant rundown home, but someone d...
By Jim Sinnott, Realtor, ABR, GRI Licensed in MA and RI
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 62
  Projects Not to D-I-Y       Television today is awash with many real estate based reality shows: shows on buying your first home, buying and flipping homes, buying vacation homes, buying homes all over the world. There are also the programs that focus on D-I-Y, or do-it-yourself projects. In th...
By Kris Neese, Mr. Behind the Scenes at ActiveRain
(Trulia | ActiveRain)
Comments 0
Update: Thank you all for your participation. The survey is now closed.   Hi everyone, As part of our release on January 26th, we released a beta version of the new activity feed that we are planning to add to the home page. We set up this test page so you can look through the feed and provide us...
By Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
(RISMedia)
Comments 27
Our global economy (and the infinite abyss that is the Internet) can make it seem like your reach has to extend far beyond the parameters of your market. And while that can be true in some cases, buying and selling real estate remains, at its core, a localized service.But these days, social media...
By Liz Froment, Real Estate Content Creation (Blogs, Emails, Copy)
Comments 44
  Still struggling to find time to market yourself online via social media? I know the feeling! That's why I thought I'd share some of my favorite tools I use for social media that are real time savers. Here they are: BuzzSumo What I love about BuzzSumo is it tackles two things at once. First, it...
By ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
Comments 61
Hello Rainers, On January 26th starting at 8:30pm Pacific, we had a successful deployment of bug fixes and enhancements for the ActiveRain community. The site was down for approximately 50 minutes while we made these changes. Here is a list of the improvements that were made to your community. Bl...
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 149
     Wow!  CraigsList has an ad for a great rental in a Tallahassee neighborhood for only $1000 including utilities and lawn care.  3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large corner lot in a good location.  There's just one problem... it is NOT for rent.  It is MY listing for sale!  It has been set up as a Renta...
    As I have started to blog, I've been told to "write what you know"  (shout out to Shannon Milligan for the advice and direction). Well, I know KIDS and I know the FAN DISTRICT! So it seems only natural that I'd  write about this topic early on.   When we moved to the Fan we didn't have kids a...
By Cathy Starkweather
(La Rosa Realty, LLC. )
Comments 11
While the stated purchase price of a home in Central Florida is the starting point in an offer to purchase, other details of the offer determine the true costs to the buyer and the true proceeds to the seller. These details, along with the price, become points of negotiation.The most obvious, com...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 128
Remember when the gurus said a web page or blog post needed to be 200 words in order for Google to pay attention?  Then do you remember when that increased to 400? And now, although he does mention some high ranking sites with few words and many photos, Neil Patel recommends writing 2,000 to 3,00...
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