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Here you'll find info on the Phoenix area real estate market. Plus who knows what else! Please visit our "other" blog, The Phoenix Real Estate Guy!
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Step right up! The first Carnival of ActiveRain is on!I had the pleasure (and pain) of hosting and picking the winner of the "Industry News" category. It was a pleasure because there were some great posts to pick from and I got to see a couple of bloggers I hadn't noted before. It was painful bec...
11/02/2006
I just "stumbled upon" this wicked cool real estate related website... (if you haven't tried Stumbled Upon, DON'T, unless you want to spend a lot of time finding some great websites and blogs...)Who out there hasn't thought about how great it would be to own your own tropical island? At PrivateI...
10/21/2006
No, I’m not going to give you a magic link that will lead you to the ultimate real estate portal. I would gladly give you that link if I had it, but it doesn’t exist. Matt asked a question of the AR community — “If you were going to create the ultimate informational real estate portal for consum...
10/04/2006
Sharon Simms mentioned something in her blog today -- Keeping ActiveRain Blogs. She talked briefly about SnagIt. I just had to expand on what Sharon said because SnagIt is just too useful not to share with my fellow Rainers.SnagIt is the greatest invention since TiVO. I simply couldn't live witho...
09/29/2006
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Links. If you have a web site, you've probably heard about how important they are. There are reciprocal links, one-way links, internal links, in-line links. There are hyperlinks, hidden links, link targets, good links, bad links, link farms and many more (including the world famous Jeff Link).LIN...
09/27/2006
I just spent almost two hours digging for ActiveRain gold. And did I ever hit the jackpot! After reading Matt's blog asking how we cruised the AR blogosphere, it struck me how many people said they looked at featured posts, most commented, and associates blogs. And I understand that, really I do....
09/22/2006
Street signs and real estate. Seem to go hand in hand.... And AR does rock!  (Link)  Thanks Sellsius! 'Nuff said!  (Link)  Thanks Maureen!! Fun to play with, but on a more serious note, they are kinda sparking some marketing ideas. Especially the street sign thing -- flyers, website graphics, pos...
09/21/2006
Well, one will be ON the radio. Greg Swann, who doesn't stop by here often enough, will be a featured speaker. Yours truly has been tagged to be the "Guest Blogger" and will be participating virtually through his well-worn keyboard.Greg tells the story best on his *excellent* Bloodhoundblog. In a...
09/19/2006
You can't open a newspaper, log on to an internet news site or turn on the car radio without hearing about rising mortgage rates. It's everywhere. It's relentless.There's a bit of panic in some of those voices. You'd think rates were rising to record heights. You've heard it... "Refinance that AR...
09/18/2006
The tenth Carnival of Real Estate is up at BlueRoof.com Blog. And *several* of the ActiveRain bloggers have been noted! Congrats to Maureen Francis for being selected as one of the Top Picks!Other AR bloggers you've come to know and love that were included are: The Real Estate Tomato, Broker Brya...
09/17/2006
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Here you'll find info on the Phoenix area real estate market. Plus who knows what else! Please visit our "other" blog, The Phoenix Real Estate Guy!