Real Estate Marketing in Fairfax VA – Field of Dreams

The Field of Dreams…remember that movie? The one with Kevin Costner in Iowa (where I am from) and he hears these voices that say “Build it and he will come”? Then Kevin Costner proceeds to destroy a chunk of his crops and everyone around him thinks he is crazy for doing such a thing! [...]

2021-05-24T12:32:55-04:00August 16th, 2018|

How to Make Your Real Estate Website GO in 2018

For my last blog of the year, I thought I would discuss a subject that Realtors sometimes don’t like to talk about. Their real estate website. It’s like that crappy car you had when you were 16 years old. You know it’s not pretty, and not what you wish you were driving, but it [...]

2021-05-24T12:40:17-04:00December 29th, 2017|

Stewart Title and Escrow – NEW Office Opening at One Loudoun

When I moved to the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area in June 2012 I started a new Title Company venture with Stewart Title and Escrow located in Fairfax, VA.  I soon learned that I was working at a great company with really nice people who had great knowledge of the Title Insurance business.  Two years [...]

2021-05-24T13:39:36-04:00August 1st, 2014|

Video Momentum – How it will Grow your Real Estate Business

Last week I saw the most amazing video.  I watched it...then I watched it again...then I watched it a 3rd time.  It was about a Real Estate agent in Australia (Scott Wagner) and his push to go completely digital and shift his business to online marketing and most specifically...Video.  He talked over and over [...]

2021-05-24T13:43:45-04:00May 30th, 2014|

Best WordPress Plugins for Real Estate You’re Not Using

One of the beauties of using a great platform for your website/blog like WordPress is the many Plugins that it has available.  If you are thinking "what the heck is a plugin?"  I will tell you.  A plugin is like a application for your smartphone.  The app store allows you to download all kinds [...]

2021-05-24T13:44:04-04:00May 8th, 2014|

Real Estate Agent Branding – What is your Personal Brand?

Coca Cola--Nike--Under Armor--Jordan--what do these all have in common?  That's right...they are all a BRAND!  When you read those names you probably had images of each one pop into your head and what that brand means to you.  When a consumer hears "Real Estate Agent" or your name...what do they think?  What is your [...]

2021-05-24T14:03:55-04:00July 8th, 2013|

Why You Should Refinance your FHA Loan before June 3rd 2013

Do you have an FHA Loan?  An FHA Loan is a mortgage loan you might currently have on your home.  If you do, you should refinance your FHA loan before June 3rd as some changes are on the way that could cost you more money.  The main selling point of FHA (Federal Housing Administration) [...]

2021-05-24T14:07:59-04:00May 3rd, 2013|

I Just Got My Real Estate License…Now What Do I Do?

I know that this doesn't get verbalized all the time, or much at all but it has to be played over and over in the mind of a Real Estate agent that just got their license...."I'm just got my Real Estate License.. Now what do I do?"  If you think about it, its a weird [...]

2021-05-24T14:12:28-04:00March 20th, 2013|

Farming in Real Estate-What’s Missing in Your Strategy

I hear it all the time when I meet with Realtors. "I don't do a lot of Farming in Real Estate because I tried it once before and it was costly and didn't work."  You might even be nodding your head in agreement as you read that statement.  I agree, that Farming is not [...]

2021-05-24T14:19:39-04:00January 8th, 2013|