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LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance just issued a major report on the state of discrimination in the real estate sector. Here are the main points: _________ "Discrimination against renters over the last three years follows a similar pattern with 30% reporting evidence of discrimination over the last thre...
04/26/2022
I've been helping North Orlando agent, Marnetta Arentt with her Real Geeks Website.  I've helped her grow her content pages with SEO, defined searches, and Google-ready navigation.  And by doing so, I've learned a lot about what money will buy in North Orlando.  Check out her pages and see what  ...
04/25/2022
Image you built a new home.  It's beautiful but you never move in any furniture.  You just leave it empty and then wonder why it's so uncomfortable.  You never gave it your personality and you never invited folks in. That's what most people are doing with their IDX Websites.  It doesn't matter wh...
04/24/2022
Cash is king. or at least that's what they say.   But a lot of buyers are bringing cash so it doesn't always get you inside the velvet rope.  We have a lot of folks moving in with cash from sales in California & New York.  But we also have a large share of buyers who are bidding higher with conve...
04/24/2022
Image that you're in a grocery store and everything you want to purchase is on the top shelf.  The lower shelves have been full for a few years, but now, they're bare.  And you're not as tall as you think you were.   That's how interest rates work in a nutshell.  Your ability to reach up and get ...
04/23/2022
Today was a rough day. I taught two sessions on Expired Listing marketing.  I did a deep dive into IDX strategies to use, and then did 4 additional tech hours.  My mind was shot by the of the day, but I still managed to get my steps in.  
04/22/2022
Light rail living is popular in so many other cities but has yet to pick up in Dallas / Fort Worth.  But as the price of gas climbs and we become more aware of our environmental impact, using public transit will become more appealing.  We have built out our Real Geeks site to show homes and condo...
04/21/2022
We've all heard the statistic that 87% of agents who get into the business today will not be in the business in 5 years. There's such a high turnover in agents and part of that I believe, is that the brokerage system is broken. Brokers now race to be the least expensive instead of being the best....
04/20/2022
In 2009 I started Texas Pride Realty.  I knew that as an openly-gay man in North Texas, it would be hard to work in the suburban area.  Most LGBT folk lived in the 75219 area of Oak Lawn, or so people thought.  The reality was that LGBT folks lived all over the city but were unrecognized and unde...
04/18/2022
Pools cost $70,000 or more to dig into the ground.  It's very expensive to do.  It's a lot easier to buy a home with an existing pool and remodel it to your liking.  I've done this personally and it's something that folks do to save funds and still have the pool of their dreamsThere are lots of p...
04/18/2022
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