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I recently read a fascinating article in Cleveland Magazine: Erick Trickey's Tear it Down! From the opening line, "Cleveland won't be reborn until it buries its dead," a reader can see both the hopelessness of old neighborhoods blighted by abandoned homes, and the promise that those neighborhoods...
I got a call from a concerned buyer tonight. He drove by the property that he has an accepted offer in on and there were clients in the property, without an agent! Somehow the buyers thought this was ok. The real estate agent stated that "he had left them there." Or perhaps he did not want to adm...
Akron Ohio absorption rate is five months today with average sale of $54,883 for the 150 homes closed since 2-4-09 on the MLS. There are currently 1941 homes listinged in Akron. There are 397 pending and 150 that have sold in the past month
My teeanage son has informed me that his peers would not contact me through these venues as I do not keep it up enough. I must admit that I am old and do not quite "get it". Do others actually get and CLOSE real estate transactions from myspace and facebook? How many real estate transactions do o...
My firend who is a fulltime real estate agent is unsure that she has the time to blog and if it will make a difference in her real estate business. What do I tell her?
Summit County Ohio is considering instituting a point of sale, specifically for well and septic. I was curious about other real estate agents who have a point of sale in their area. Have you found this to be helpful or has it resulted in slower closings and/or has it resulted in deals that fell a...
What kind of advise would you give to a new member?Would you mind sharing with me your favorite ideas and what I should devote my time, energy and money on?
I think one of the best speakers out there right now is Amy Chorew at Matthew Ferrara and Company. She spoke at the OAR meeting this morning and she is top notch. Today she discussed a product called. Jott.com. You call in and talk to it and it sends emails and info to your to do list. Has anyone...
I was reading in another blog about a program called constant contact. Another agent said that it was a wonderful program. Has anyone else out there used this program and what is your opinion of it? I am also considering changing to another website. I have the basic program with Advanced Access, ...
I was curious. Do we get points for blogging and if so, how much? Is this true for responding to blogs.Help me! :)