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Here are some computer shortcuts I use all the time Ctrl + P -- Print what your looking at quickly rather than having to click on the print icon or click on File, Print Ctrl + S -- Saves your document quickly.  I do this frequently especially if I am working on large document or powerpoint files ...
Everyone wants to become a listing agent and that is their priority but I like to think Buyers are valuable to and can lead to listings. What are the characteristics of your Buyer -- they want a __ bedroom, __ bathroom, __ square foot home in a particular neighborhood.  Take the physical characte...
How many of you return your voice mail messages quickly? How may of you do the same with email inquiries?  It used to be acceptable to return emails the day after or once a day.  Now you have to respond nearly instantly to meet the needs of the consumer. The California Association of Realtors (CA...
Most successful real estate professionals have a website but DON'T use it with their email address. They have made the investment in getting a consumer facing "billboard" on the Internet where 85% of the buyers and sellers are looking for information.  A good first step.  They integrate IDX MLS s...
Non-Owner Occupied Investment property farms Do you have a relationship with your title insurance representative?  Ask them for a non-owner OUT-of-STATE farm. A post card campaign, a letter campaign, an email campaign -- all can be very useful to those owners of properties in your market area tha...
Have you ever run into a problem with your computer that happened to bring up an error message? You then start writing it all down so you can call your computer consultant or friend. I'm sure you have and you're really lucky if you've never had to deal with it. When that happens, wouldn't it be n...
Shortcut to select it all. Have you ever wanted to highlight a complete document or page all at once, instead of dragging your mouse all the way from the bottom to the top of the page just so you can copy and paste it somewhere else? If it's two pages or more, it can become redundant to use your ...
I recently heard that 43% of computer users will LOSE their data.  They aren't backing up their computers or using a backup software product that they don't know how to use the system to restore their files. I recommend two important steps. 1)  For those of you that are backing up your data -- co...
Over 50% of agents have broadband connection now and video is a valuable tool to take advantage of.  Not only for marketing the home but for you to increase your knowledge of systems and techniques that work. Go to CKGTV and look at the interviews they have done with agents that actually produce....
Many of you have heard of or use JOTT as a tool in your business. If you want a simple, easy to use reminder service -- ReQall is for you.  Call a toll free number and add a reminder and the system will email the reminder to you. Simply go to their site or call the toll free number pro...

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