Essential WordPress Widgets for your Real Estate Website

In my previous blog I talked about some of the best WordPress Plugins that I recommend using if you are new to WP and looking to increase SEO and add value to your site.  In this blog post I want to discuss the essential WordPress widgets that I recommend installing for your real estate [...]

2022-06-08T09:19:19-04:00March 16th, 2015|0 Comments

YouTube Subscribers – Does the Amount you have Matter?

It is without debate that video in real estate is here to stay.  It is the "new kid on the block" for real estate marketing and agents are jumping on board.  Some faster than others, but as I make my way around Northern Virginia/Washington DC more of the questions I'm receiving center around video. [...]

2022-06-08T09:19:22-04:00February 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Why Real Estate Agents Lose Business through Social Media

Real Estate Agents lose business ALL the time, one way is through their social media channels. The #1 social media channel where real estate agents lose business is Facebook. I've learned (the hard way) that it is easy to think that your "friends" and "followers" on social media have the same thoughts and feelings [...]

2022-06-08T09:19:25-04:00January 25th, 2015|0 Comments

Tips to being a Successful Title Sales Rep in 2015

Are you looking to be a more successful Title Sales Rep in 2015? The new year is here and that means new goals, new clients, expectations to bring in more business, and have better numbers than 2014. If you have spent much time on this site you know that most of my posts and [...]

2022-06-08T09:19:27-04:00January 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Settlement Agent vs Title Company – What is the Difference?

As Real Estate agents and Mortgage Lenders you deal with a lot of different companies when closing your transactions.  If you are in the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area hopefully you deal with just Stewart Title when it comes to your Real Estate closings.  Do you ever notice that some of the companies you deal [...]

2022-06-08T09:19:33-04:00November 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Mobile App Review – Pic Play Post for Real Estate

Not sure about you...but I LOVE using Instagram.  In fact, the first social media site I check when I wake up in the morning is Instagram.  A few months ago I came across this really cool application that is made by Instagram called "Pic-Play-Post."  The application works exactly how it sounds...you pick several pictures/videos [...]

2022-06-08T09:19:34-04:00October 27th, 2014|0 Comments

What I Learned as a Title Sale Rep at Keller Williams Mega Camp

I went down to Austin Texas in September as a "guest" of Keller Williams to check out the Keller Williams Mega Camp.  If you don't know what the "Mega Camp" is...it's a large gathering of the Keller Williams Leadership that includes, Regional Directors, Owners, Operating Principals, Team Leaders, and of course Gary Keller and [...]

2022-06-08T09:19:36-04:00October 16th, 2014|0 Comments

WordPress vs Company Real Estate Websites – Which one?

I like to start off my Real Estate Marketing Classes with asking the agents..."Who has a Real Estate website...that they OWN?"  I get a weird look on their face as several of the agents raise their hands slowly.  They say... "I have a Real Estate website."   That you own?  Its a stand alone [...]

2022-06-08T09:21:02-04:00September 5th, 2014|0 Comments

Real Estate Video Bloopers-You Learn by Failing

Ever hear the expression..."Failing fast is a lot better than failing slow?"  I think this applies to most businesses because the faster you fail, the faster you learn and overcome the obstacles that set you back.  Many of my Realtor clients here in the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area are now starting learn and understand [...]

2022-06-08T09:21:04-04:00August 15th, 2014|0 Comments

Chesterbrook Woods Subdivision – An Amazing Neighborhood

I came across Chesterbrook Woods Subdivision not long ago as I was holding a broker open for one of my real estate clients.  I decided to drive around this gorgeous area and check it out.  What I found is  Chesterbrook Woods Subdivision is a very quiet place filled with many upscale properties.  The average [...]

2022-06-08T09:21:10-04:00July 2nd, 2014|0 Comments