Survival Guide to Moving Checklist

Moving can be one of the most stressful situations a person can go through in their entire life. Not to mention, it’s one of the biggest financial decisions a person will make in their lifetime, on top of all the hard work (mental and physical) that goes into actually moving. That being said, it can be an intimidating process without the proper knowledge, tools and resources to help eliminate some of the stress of surviving a move. Download our Survival […]

Online Lead Generation… does it really work?

OK, I’ll be honest, since we are a lead generating company of course I want to say “Yes! Yes it does work!” But not just because it’s our place of business, but because I have truly seen that it can work. The key is how to work with these types of leads. After researching different lead services and agents’ responses to using these services most comments were not that positive. I did see though how those who actually utilized this […]

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11 ways you can ROCK Social Media for your Business

By Veronica Etherton   In today’s tech world it is hard to ignore the strong social media presence. For businesses this is a huge market for new clients. Facebook alone has over 1.5 BILLION users. Nearly 1/6 of the world’s population has a profile on Facebook. Let that sink in. How can you afford not to be active on social media?   People complain; ‘its not personal’. Well, I beg to differ. This is an avenue where businesses are interacting […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Embrace Home Improvements when Buying a Home

By Veronica Etherton For many people home improvements can be a daunting task which can become costly, especially when moving into a new home, but there can be huge benefits to creating the home that fits your needs. My sister and her husband are military and know very well what it is like to relocate, and often. Yet she can always see the potential in a home regardless of its present state. With 3 daughters, 4 dogs and careers with […]

Rise in Asking Prices in Major Markets Doesn’t Necessarily Translate to Healthy

I found this report from Trulia to be very interesting.  In essence, a rise in asking price of homes by sellers does not necessarily mean that the market is in great shape.  There are many other factors that contribute to a markets overall well being. TRULIA CLASSIFIES HOUSING MARKETS IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, SEATTLE, DENVER, AND SALT LAKE CITY AS “BOOMING” Rents Gains Cool Down Nationally as More Multi-Unit Buildings Are Completed SAN FRANCISCO, February 5, 2013 – Trulia (NYSE: TRLA) […]

My Take on the 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers from the NAR

Have any of you taken the time to read through the 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers from the NAR? I love reading things like this as its perfect evidence of how the real estate business has progressed over the last 10-15 years. Remember when agents used to post their listing and open houses in the Sunday paper? I do, because I used to do it. I also used to scour the paper to see what was out there. […]

2013’s Top 10 Healthiest Housing Markets

Here is a recent article from that discusses what Trulia believes to be the healthiest US real estate markets for 2013. Houston and San Francisco are the nation’s healthiest housing markets heading into 2013. They have solid fundamentals, without the extreme price swings of Las Vegas, Phoenix, or Detroit. Along with our take on what’s in and what’s out for housing in 2013, I’ve got my eye on 10 “healthy” housing markets with solid fundamentals. The healthy markets that […]

2012 Real Estate Year in Review and 2013 Preview

I was recently reading about housing trends heading into 2013 and came across a very good, informational article from 12/19/12 It talks about the year that was in real estate and what lies ahead for 2013. Portland and Houston are among their favorites to rebound in the coming year, and I tend to agree. Enjoy the read… Portland Oregon Poised For 2013 Real Estate Rebound What do Portland and Houston have in common? At first glance, not much. They […]