It was driving me crazy…

  I don’t know about you, but I use multiple computers all of the time.  I have a desktop PC at my office and 3 desktop PCs at home.  I also have a convertible laptop, a tablet PC and to round out the collection and to really complicate things, I have a new MacBook Pro.…

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Education, Schmeducation

I want to talk to you about getting some certifications under your belt. As you know, today’s real estate market can be challenging to say the least. It’s harder to find clients that are ready to transact and when you do find them, they have to be convinced that you are the person to represent…

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PDF Creation for Free!

It’s 10 PM at night and you need to get a document that’s on your computer to your client. Unfortunately, the client does not have the software on her computer that she needs in order to open the document. And you don’t have the software that you need to convert the document to PDF (Portable…

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Presto delivers the goods!

So, I had a problem. My 84 year old father lives in the heart of Appalachia in the little town of Whitley City, Kentucky. I live in Danville, California, nearly 2800 miles apart. Mail service between the two areas can take up to a week, and fax services tie up phone lines for lengthy periods…

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Make a call? Pay a fine!

That’s how it could be for YOU on or after July 1st of 2008, roughly 90 days from now, when California’s new law takes effect that prohibits using a hand held phone while driving. And if you are under 18, even using a hands free phone is prohibited. (Click here for a FAQ by the…

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Technology can’t provide this!

This is a bit off topic, but after I read this, I just had to share it with you. Too many times we believe that technology and technology tools can provide the “wow” factor to win the day in our listing presentations. Of course the appropriate use of the relevant technology is important, but some…

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More on the iPhone and Exchange nuptials…

As a follow up to my earlier post about the iPhone, I want to share some of the details of Apple’s announcement regarding the iPhone and its ability to access the Microsoft Exchange server. (Watch the video here…requires QuickTime) During a big event on Thursday, March 6th, Apple announced that is was making the iPhone…

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iPhone and Exchange to get cozy

According to a blog post today by Tom Yager at Infoworld, Apple has licensed ActiveSync from Microsoft and will build push e-mail, calendar, contacts, and global address lists in the next release of iPhone software. What this means for real estate agents working for companies with Exchange servers is that you will be able to…

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