Real Estate Marketing Olympics… Would you Medal?

In the last 60 days since moving to the Washington DC/Northern Virginia area I have met with over 50 Realtors and Lenders.  Each person is in a different phase of their Real Estate career and have different levels of knowledge.  Each Realtor and Lender also have different needs as it applies to their Real [...]

2021-05-24T14:29:11-04:00July 30th, 2012|

5 Ways to Streamline your Real Estate Marketing

There is one thing that Real Estate agents value above all others...TIME!  Time is very valuable because as a busy Real Estate agent you are showing homes, going to inspections, dealing with appraisals, managing your leads and getting back to people, and closing your escrows on time at Stewart Title and Escrow in Fairfax, [...]

2021-05-24T14:29:35-04:00July 27th, 2012|

Real Estate Joint Ventures… Who Wins?

Having been in the Title Insurance business for the past 7 years doing Sales and Marketing I have run into pretty much every kind of objective possible as to why a Realtor or Mortgage Lender has a relationship with a Title Company or why they have to use Title Company X or Y.  Many [...]

2021-05-24T14:30:22-04:00July 26th, 2012|

Distressed Northern Virginia Homeowners are Looking for You!

Having lived in Phoenix, AZ for 10.5yrs I witnessed the entire Real Estate cycle.  I saw prices go from $140K on average then a 47% home value increase in a 12 month period...then a HUGE market crash in 2008 and home values fall all the way down to $112K on average.  This left thousands [...]

2021-05-24T14:30:45-04:00July 24th, 2012|

How Do I Find your Real Estate Marketing Plan?

When I was a little kid my siblings and I used to play "Hide and Seek" all the time.  Back in the early 80's that was the kind of things we did for fun opposed to staring at TV screens playing video games.  The object was to hide somewhere where we thought no one [...]

2021-05-24T14:31:56-04:00July 17th, 2012|

Overwhelmed with Real Estate Technology – How I can Help

"To make progress; to move forward in space; to continue onward in course; to proceed; to advance; to go on." This is the definition of Progress. Everything that we do in life is to make progress...to move forward towards a goal and achieve it.  This is certainly no different in the Real Estate business.  [...]

2021-05-24T14:32:14-04:00July 13th, 2012|

How to Pick a Good Northern Virginia Real Estate Agent

There are so many people in the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area that have their Real Estate license.  These agents want the consumer that is looking to buy or sell a home to "pick them!"  Remember in elementary school when you would play touch football or kickball and you wanted to not be the last [...]

2021-05-24T14:34:20-04:00July 9th, 2012|

The Obsolete Real Estate Marketing Plan

I was home over the weekend and I came across a TV marathon of a show that I truly loved...the old school "Twilight Zone."  I was watching several episodes in a row and I came to an episode that made me think about how it relates to the Real Estate community today and in [...]

2021-05-24T14:34:50-04:00July 5th, 2012|