11 ridiculously easy ways to improve your fuel economy and save at the pump!

  I don’t know about you, but these $75.00 trips to the gas station are getting to me. It would be more than $75.00, but Wells Fargo in it’s infinite wisdom, cuts me off at $75.00 and stops the pump. I have a 2007 GMC Envoy, which on a good day gets about 18 miles…

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The wait is (almost) over for the iPhone 3G

  At today’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference being held June 9-13, 2008, in San Francisco, at Moscone West, Steve Jobs announced the new iPhone 3G.  This is the long rumored and long awaited successor to the iPhone.  Although there are many cool new features, perhaps the most interesting to us as users of Microsoft Exchange…

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3 really cool ways to find things

I’ve just returned from a week’s vacation down in Newport Beach and in preparation for this week’s posting, I discovered that I couldn’t find where I had stored something on my hard drive. I fired up one of this week’s little gems (Google Desktop Search) and soon had what I was looking to find. That…

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Technology tools for real estate agents…redux

I’ve been on vacation since Friday afternoon. Actually, I spent all of Friday afternoon and part of Friday evening driving the 482 miles from Orinda, California to Newport Coast, California down the El Camino Real, otherwise known as US Hwy 101. During the 7, almost 8, hour drive I had plenty of time to reflect…

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What computer should I buy?

A good explanation of how to know what computer tiuy if you are a real estate agent.

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Don’t read this at the office!

In fact, don’t do anything in the office at all!  Except to meet your clients who want to meet in the office, attend office meetings and other management required office attendance.  Other than that, you need to be spending your time where the clients are…and I have a news flash for you…they aren’t in your…

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Secret tool that can net you a price reduction!

Welcome to late spring!  In about 4 weeks it will officially be summer and by now all of your listings should have offers on them or should be in escrow…right? Hardly.  This market is not recovered to the point where you can make general statements like that.  In years past, it was commonly accepted knowledge…

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Join ’em…don’t fight ’em!

I know a lot of agents and brokers that do not like the emergence of online players such as Zillow and Trulia.  I was involved in many "water cooler" talks when these sites first came out.  In fact, many of those conversations revolved around the inaccuracy of the information contained on those sites.  Many of…

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We don’t live in the information age anymore!

We used to live in the information age, but we don’t anymore. That’s a pretty bold statement, but here is what I mean. The Internet, more specifically the World Wide Web, has flooded us with information. So much so that we are constantly bombarded from the time we get up until we go to sleep.…

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