Doorsteps opens the door for buyers

Have you heard about Doorsteps?  Maybe not because up until very recently it was an online tool only for first time homebuyers.  From their blog: “Our mission is simple: turn every curious buyer into a confident buyer. And when the time is right, every confident buyer into a committed one.” (There is a very well done video on the site that explains the…

Please share!
Details

An open letter to real estate brokers

As we near the end of the year it’s time to get the planning for next year underway.  For some of us, the planning is well underway.  But in any case, I wanted to bring something to your attention that may not be on your radar. Your agents are being inundated with technology to an…

Please share!
Details

Released: 2012 NAR Profile of Homebuyers and Sellers

Well, it’s here.  The The 2012 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers that is released every year on the last day of the NAR conference was released today. This is one of those documents that I believe EVERY real estate professional should own.  NAR sells this document as a printed soft cover book for…

Please share!
Details

How to open a Supra Lockbox …with your iPhone 5

If you are an active real estate agent you know how important it is that you be able to access lockboxes when showing property to prospective buyers. In the dim distant past we had physical keys that we carried to open lockboxes.  Then we got little electronic boxes that communicated with the lockboxes.  Once you…

Please share!
Details

10 QR Code marketing tips for real estate agents

QR codes, which are the little black and white 2D bar codes you’ve probably seen popping up everywhere, can be quite beneficial to real estate agents. Instead of having to wait until they get in front of their computers to see what you have to offer, QR codes allow you to immediately direct consumers to…

Please share!
Details

10 Mobile website tips for real estate agents

Today, there is no question about it; every real estate agent not only needs a website, but they also need a mobile friendly website that is completely accessible by their mobile audience.  Traditional websites were built to perform on desktop computers; not small mobile devices with far less processing power and tiny screen sizes. How…

Please share!
Details

10 Pinterest Tips for Your Business

Social media is quickly becoming one of the most popular forms of marketing to ever hit the business world. Everywhere you look, you see something about Facebook or Twitter.  And now there’s a new social platform gaining a lot of attention from business marketers all over the world; Pinterest. Although Pinterest may be the new…

Please share!
Details