Why Zillow Buying Trulia can be Scary for Real Estate Agents

So...this happened.  Not surprising really.  For years Zillow, Trulia, and Realtor.com have been battling it out for a while and even though there will still be 3 sites...it is really just 2. I have seen on my Facebook feed many Realtors saying things like "Zillow buying Trulia is going to be awesome!" Or..."Zillow buying [...]

2021-05-24T13:40:05-04:00July 29th, 2014|

New to Blogging on WordPress – Beginner Tips for Realtors

Are you new to blogging on WordPress?  Have you finally dumped the "company website" that you don't own and now you are using WordPress?  Good!  As I make my way in the Title Industry helping Realtors with their Real Estate marketing I find more and more agents are realizing the power of WordPress and [...]

2021-05-24T13:49:11-04:00March 13th, 2014|

The Importance of OWNING your Real Estate Website

Does this sound familiar: Realtor: Hey can you take a look at my Real Estate website and help me? Me: Sure.  Is this website yours?? Realtor: Yeah...my company gave it to me and I have a blog through another blogging site. Me: Ok...so you don't own your site or your blog?  Realtor: Yeah I [...]

2021-05-24T13:53:28-04:00December 20th, 2013|

Why Facebook is not your Real Estate Website

Every now and again I post a blog that is a direct response to what I see and hear all the time from Real Estate agents, not only in the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area but all over the country.  I hear agents talk about not really needing their websites because they primarily use Facebook [...]

2021-05-24T14:02:37-04:00July 30th, 2013|

Real Estate Marketing-5 Reasons Why Realtors Don’t Get Found Online

Harsh title to this blog huh?  Sorry about that but it had to be done.  Every day I meet with Northern Virginia and Washington DC Real Estate agents and help them with their Real Estate Marketing.  All facets of their marketing not just the technology side, but in the end it always come back [...]

2021-05-24T14:09:54-04:00April 19th, 2013|

What Should I Use For My Real Estate Website?

As I'm out in the field meeting with Real Estate Agents and Mortgage Lenders, they all are starting to realize that the center of their business universe is their website.  When you need to solve a problem or answer a question...where do you go?  Have a Real Estate or Mortgage dilemma or concern...where do [...]

2021-05-24T14:12:04-04:00March 26th, 2013|

Why Your Real Estate Website Doesn’t Get Traffic

Let me start this blog post out with a question.  Why do Real Estate agents have websites?  Is it because as soon as they pass their license exam they become masters of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) or how websites work and drive traffic?  The answer is because they are told to!  When a Realtor gets [...]

2021-05-24T14:28:34-04:00August 6th, 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|