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There are a lot of so called and self proclaimed real estate SEO gurus telling real estate agents and brokers that having MLS listings indexed is going to help your search engine rankings. Most of them are making money off IDX providers or are IDX providers promoting themselves to make more sales...
Good news in paradise! It appears that the activity level has been picking up steam. We are getting a lot more buyers that are looking here on Oahu. They are actually making offers and feel it is a great time to buy with the low interest rates. It may not be the bottom, but they feel with the l...
Obama has been staying in our home town of Kailua on Oahu here in Hawaii. He was golfing up the street in our neighborhood of Lanikai at Mid Pacific Country Club on Christmas Eve and word spread pretty quickly. We were all waiting at the 18th green and he came over to greet us and wish us all a m...
The real estate market took a huge dive for the month of November on Oahu in Hawaii. It was the lowest number of sales for any November month since 1997. They say the prices are stable, but that just does not make sense. Supply and demand says the prices will continue to drop.
I was speaking with a couple real estate agent friends last week about the real estate markets in Northern California. Both reported that the Santa Cruz real estate market and the East Bay real estate markets were still adjusting down in price. Ther was some good news though. They reported to me ...
I am trying to get an idea of how different markets are doing at the moment. I was speaking with some real estate agent friends from Santa Cruz real estate markets and the East Bay real estate markets in Northern California. They both reported to me that the real estate markets were still adjusti...
Well it looks like Hawaii is not isolated from the same problems the mainland is experiencing. Hawaii foreclosures rose a whopping 340% last month compared to the same month in 2007. The previous month had a huge increase as well. There were economists for Bank of Hawaii and the CEO's of the larg...
Just secured all my areas and got them posted on a real estate agent directory Agent Preview. I was able to be listed as the exclusive agent for all my Hawaii areas that I serve. I think it is a pretty good deal if you can get your areas and be the only agent listed for your area. You may want to...
I would love to know what you are doing to generate business online.1. Do you have a real estate website?2. What percentage is your business from your website or other online resources? 3. Does your real estate website have a lead capture?4. What do you think a real estate website should have?5....
I would love to know when real estae agents think we are going to hit bottom. 1. How long has your market been going down?2. When do you think your market is going to hit bottom? 3. What are you telling your buyers in this market?4. What are you doing to generate business in these tough times? I...