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How would you feel if you looked up the number of a store, called with a question and had the phone answered brusquely with a snapped out "Hel-LO?"  I'm willing to bet you'd hang up and call a different store for your needs. I work with real estate Realtors/agents all the time and am amazed at ho...
03/30/2010
So you've decided to take the plunge and hire a professional to provide your photos and/or video tour of your listing.  When you have a professional come to shoot a home it is different than you going over to take the photos.  As a professional, my pricing is based on how long a typical house of ...
03/21/2010
I was thinking a lot about my "former life" as a Psychiatric Social Worker after reading the blog on How to Deal with Potentially Violent Clients.  I worked on an admission unit in a psychiatric center and the possiblity of a sudden threat arising was a reality all the staff worked with.  Some of...
12/26/2009
Any real estate agent who has a listing wants to have it look its best to attract buyers.  Since most people start their home search on the web, and those viewers tend to use photos to exclude rather than include homes to look at, quality photos are more important than ever. Since kitchens and ba...
01/15/2009
We have all seen too many really bad photos in real estate listings.  Some real estate agents are better than others at taking photos, and some agents really are excellent.  I believe that anyone can take decent photos of their listings with a little awareness and practice.  The tips below are ai...
01/01/2009
Even though you will not be filming and editing the Video Virtual Tour of your new listing there are factors that you should be thinking about.  The primary one is picking a videographer.  Hopefully the list below will be helpful in knowing what to look for and ask about to make your selection.  ...
12/31/2008
   All Virtual Tours are not created equal.  When deciding to add a Virtual Tour to your listing it's important to know exactly what it is adding to the information that the consumer already sees on the listing.  There are several different formats for virtual tours.     There's the most commonly...
05/04/2008
The Realtor's Association did a poll on web features in which 83% of respondents rated photos "very useful" and 60% said Virtual Tours are very important. I expect that at some point Virtual Tours will be as expected on a web listing as photos are now. What can a realtor do to have their property...
08/17/2007
As a videographer I obviously believe in the benefits of having a Virtual Tour be part of your listing description, whether it's on the MLS, Realtor.com or your own web site.  However, all Virtual Tours are not the same and neither are their usefulness.A Virtual Tour that I've seen is a slide sho...
05/06/2007
When you think of a Virtual Tour you probably assume it is for an online real estate property listing.  Although this is the most common use of a tour, there are other situations where a video tour comes in very handy.I have made video records of houses being rented out for the agent or landlord ...
04/18/2007
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