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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Chris Svec
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Below is an unsolicited e-mail from one of our agents in Upper Arlington, Ohio.  I wanted to take a moment to thank you and Real Living HER for the terrific support with the Citywide House Hop.  The additional advertising helped bring out the buyers.  I had a total of 16 visitors through Henthorn...
10/27/2008
The immediate feedback regarding the Real Living HER Open House Hop promoting up to $10k in incentives to buyers was a success.  With 700 homes held open you cannot expect every home to receive great traffic, however, we heard several stories of homes with 15-17 visitors.  The central Ohio weath...
10/27/2008
                      A few weeks ago I blogged about a promotion Real Living HER is doing in central Ohio to get agents and sellers engaged in holding an open house.  We announced our first ever Citywide House Hop - homes will be held open on Sunday, October 26th - if a buyer goes into contract ...
10/20/2008
Here are some stats we're providing to consumers in Central Ohio.  Take this and modify the numbers for your specific market and have your agents share at open houses, e-mail campaigns, etc.                                                                   Fact - Home prices are falling.  Real Fa...
10/13/2008
Real Living's dedication and stake in the ground as the first upscale, female focused real estate brand is receiving additional credibility this week. Over the past weeks we've been pursued by Glam Media - the #1 source for women online - to establish a mutually beneficial partnership.  Glam rece...
10/09/2008
Very!  Real Living has a deal with a local Columbus weekly newspaper, This Week Newspapers.  Due to the fact that we have and control the listing data, we display all local listings on the newspaper's website under the "real estate tab."  We are not compensated, but our brand is displayed as "pow...
09/23/2008
How many of us are writing e-mails and/or sending letters to our customers like the one Real Living agent Jason Proctor wrote about in his recent blog?  Informing consumers on the state of our industry and arming them with information and links they need to make an informed decision.  How many fi...
09/22/2008
YES!!!  Real Living launched its proprietary Web 2.0 platform three years ago - home page pictured above.  Through this platform consumers can register, save searches, receive listing updates, track how often their home was viewed online, communicate with their agent, utilize a calendar, and much...
09/05/2008
                                                  When future Real Living owners visit our offices in Columbus, Ohio, one of the first people they meet is Vicki Forst.  Vicki not only plays a role in our "Real Deal" discovery day, Vicki is an integral member of our team when it comes to the new f...
09/02/2008
                             Becky Blankenship is a key liaison for Real Living franchisees and a point person for mortgage operations.  Becky has over 15 years of mortgage sales and operations leadership experience.  For the last 6 years she has been with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and is a drive...
08/26/2008
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