Why Do Realtors Need Technology?

Using technology effectively is a low cost, high impact way to control and increase your business. This past summer I had a unique opportunity to review my business and in particular my use of technology. I left the company I had been with since 1997 and dissolved a 7+ year business partnership. In … [Read more...]

Big Changes at Canadian MLS site

Here in Canada we have been looking forward to a big change in the way that the Canadian MLS site was going to be presenting listings. The changes are now live. So what kinds of changes would be ground breaking to you? Here in Canada the MLS is now mapped with Microsoft Virtual Earth and you can … [Read more...]

How to make web 2.0 work for you

I just ran across an article on social marketing (you know the non web 2.0 buzzwordInfluential Interactive Marketing: 5 Rules of Social Media Optimization (SMO)There are a lot of tips on this page on how to get your site recognized  and none of them are the good content variety tip.  Most … [Read more...]

Realtor Marketing Ezine

I am starting a Realtor Newsletter, on the internet these are known as Ezines. The reason that I thought that it would be a good idea to start this is that there are a lot of subjects in internet marketing for Realtors but there is no real start or end. The idea of this newsletter is that I can have … [Read more...]

Real Estate investing

When it comes to investing, everybody has certain goals and aspirations. However, we have found that there are certain guidelines every aspiring real estate investor needs to know: 1. Compare Property Values and Rents Financial statistics only go so far; the best measure of a property's market … [Read more...]

FSBO to Realtor system?

I have just run across an article about a strange new website called hungryagents.com. The idea behind hungry agents is that if your are looking to sell you list your home on this site and Realtors are supposed to bid on your listing. With the number of Realtors in most markets I am not sure why … [Read more...]