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Now that we are at the start of the new year, it might be time to consider a makeover...of your website.Here are a few suggestions:1. Add New Testimonials - client testimonials can get stale. Contact a few recent clients and ask them if they would be so kind as to send you a testimonial. Better y...
I don't know if you ever heard this quote, but it definitely seems appropriate for the holiday season."At Christmas, All Roads Lead Home."This past weekend I put up my Christmas lights, picked out a tree and generally cleaned up around the house.While doing this, a thought hit me.In a way, people...
In this day and age, online reviews are the referrals of the 21st century.As a real estate agent, it's smart to pay attention to this new approach for choosing a business (and a real estate agent).Because here are a few facts found in a recent survey by A majority of people say o...
As many of you know, DRIP email campaigns can be a very effective way of keeping in touch with prospects.But did you know there's a way to automatically send out those email blasts supplied with current market conditions on the neighborhoods people are considering?It's something to think about.Th...
There's an old saying that goes, "Nothing happens until someone sells something."This Labor Day, I was thinking about how the sale of a home supports so many occupations.According to statistics from the National Association of Realtors, there are about 1.38 million members of the NAR.They sold mo...
Real Estate Data Aggregation is a technological advancement that brokers and agents might investigate to stay competitive in this day and age.Basically, data aggregation is defined as the compilation of raw information from a variety of databases,both public and private. It's important that the d...
Many people on ActiveRain seemed to like the Best Quotes about Real Estate that I posted last month.So I thought I would post 10 more to brighten your day.Which one of these is your favorite?1. "When I gave up law to go into real estate, my mother said, 'How can you give up the law?' But she live...
I conducted some research on the web and thought I would share ten of my favorite quotes about the real estate business. Which one is your favorite? Or do you have another quote you would like to share? 1. "Owning a home is a keystone of wealth...both financial affluence and emotional security." ...
I'm not sure how folks on Active Rain feel about Home Valuation Widgets, but I thought I would pass on some statistics you might find interesting.A Home Valuation  Widget or AVM (Automated Valuation Model) is the property estimation feature on that website that rhymes with "willow" that literally...
I read a few articles recently on" mental triggers" and how they can prompt people to take action.There's one interesting concept called: "The Fear of Losing Out."It's sort of like "loss aversion" in reverse.Loss aversion, as you might know, is the human tendency to hang on to what you have and a...

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