How to Keep and Convert Online Real Estate Leads

As the Director of Sales/Marketing at Stewart Title and Escrow in the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area I meet with Realtors everyday.  We talk about all kinds of things: Contact Management Systems, iPad training, data lists to target market, video, blogging, AND how to convert Online Real Estate Leads.  To me online leads are the [...]

2021-05-24T14:27:31-04:00August 20th, 2012|

Your Title Company Sales Rep – You Decide

Most Title Companies have them...you know who they are.  They call and email you for the primary reason of wanting your purchase and refinance business. They are the Title Company sales rep. They tell you about  the good things that their Title Company offers, like mobile closings, good service, and the best escrow/settlement people [...]

2021-05-24T14:28:08-04:00August 10th, 2012|

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|

Real Estate Commodity-How NOT to Become One

  Since moving to the Washington DC/Northern Virginia area and working as the Director of Sales/Marketing for Stewart Title and Escrow  I have been working like mad getting in front of agents, lenders, commercial agents doing what I can do to help them grow their business.  I'm also doing something else that is very [...]

2021-05-24T16:38:37-04:00June 20th, 2012|

Real Estate Marketing-The New Home Buying Process

Now that I am settling into the Washington DC/Virginia area I needed to do one very important thing…I needed to buy a new car! When I left Phoenix, Arizona I sold my car to a friend of mine. (I think he got a steal!) It was easier/cheaper to do that than to transport my [...]

2021-05-24T16:44:53-04:00June 8th, 2012|

iPad in Real Estate-Is it Worth it?

  As you have seen in the last 10 years technology has simply EXPLODED in many different forms and has impacted many industries and none more than the Real Estate industry. Everything is being moved away from print advertising, direct mail, yellow pages, instead things are online, blogs, Social Media, Video, and other forms [...]

2021-05-24T21:29:18-04:00May 24th, 2012|