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Buyers Want Quick Response from You A recent survey by the group shows that over 50 percent of prospective home buyers want a response to their telephone inquiries within 30 minutes. This makes it crucial for real estate professionals to carry a BlackBerry, iPhone, or other personal digital assis...
03/14/2009
The real estate market anywhere, at any time, is what you see it is! If you believe you can succeed in the market, then you can. If you believe that the market is a disaster for everyone, then you cannot.   If you think nothing else will happen today ... then nothing will happen. You can go to al...
03/05/2009
How do you encourage buyers to act instead of waiting? You explain that it's a great market. You are never going to know when we have hit the bottom and once the market turns, interest rates will go up.  I ask buyers how far they think it's going to go down, if they say they don't want to buy unt...
02/27/2009
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OPEN HOUSE PARTIES?Realtors are becoming more creative with open houses, turning them into parties. Some agents offer car washes, prize drawings, food, gifts and other entertainment. Others hold open houses on Saturdays and weekday evenings instead of Sundays to avoid competing with football game...
02/25/2009
Write for people not currently looking for a home A real estate blog must combat audience churn and attract readers not yet in the market for a home. If you write only about home buying and selling strategies or your new listings, you will have a tough time building a longer-term audience. Reader...
02/10/2009
Blogging If you're blogging, then kudos for you. But are you getting the most you can out of your blogging? There are benefits to where you blog. Blogging on your own site is great for SEO, but it won't necessarily get you the greatest number of qualified hits. The more you blog, the higher your ...
02/01/2009
Housing Stats and Charts Sales of existing homes in the Greater Fort Myers are were up an astounding 181.7% in December, with a total of 1034 properties sold versus 367 during December '07. Short Sale and bank owned properties continue to influence market prices, as the median price dropped to $9...
01/30/2009
Buyers from across the nation and around the world snapped up bargain-priced homes in Lee County in December, pushing sales up 146 percent from a year ago. Realtors assisted in the selling of 1,064 homes in Lee in December - up from 432 in December 2007 - according to the Florida Association of R...
01/28/2009
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INTERNET NEWS  Did you know that 32% of buyers in 2008 first learned of the home they purchased by seeing it on the Internet? That number was up from 29% in 2007 and from just 2% in 1997. As more home searches are done online, we must expand our Internet presence and improve awareness of our pub...
01/23/2009
PRODUCE YOUR OWN VIDEO TOURWe can create video tours on our own, but we need the right equipment. Ideally, you should purchase a "prosumer" level camera for a crisp image and a fluid-head tripod for smoother shots. Additionally, use high-definition videotapes and take advantage of lighting. For i...
01/21/2009
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