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 [...]

2021-05-24T13:38:22-04:00September 5th, 2014|

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 [...]

2021-05-24T13:38:59-04:00August 15th, 2014|

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 [...]

2021-05-24T13:41:53-04:00July 2nd, 2014|

Top 3 Realtor Blogging Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

As the Director of Sales and Marketing for Stewart Title in the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area I work with a lot of Realtors.  They are all over the marketing spectrum.  Many are realizing the power of using WordPress, Blogging, and Video, to create this unbelievable wave of Value and ultimately get more eyes to [...]

2021-05-24T13:42:31-04:00June 25th, 2014|

Top 3 Realtor Blogging Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

As the Director of Sales and Marketing for Stewart Title in the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area I work with a lot of Realtors.  They are all over the marketing spectrum.  Many are realizing the power of using WordPress, Blogging, and Video, to create this unbelievable wave of Value and ultimately get more eyes to [...]

2021-05-24T13:43:30-04:00June 13th, 2014|

Why Using Social Proof in Real Estate is Important

Social Proof is something that we see every day in our lives.  It is something that helps persuade consumers to "do this, use this person's services, go here, or call someone."  It is extremely powerful, especially if you know HOW to use Social Proof in Real Estate.  We use this every day...here are some [...]

2021-05-24T13:44:47-04:00May 1st, 2014|

Stewart Title Makes Forbes Top 50 Most Trustworthy Companies List

Normally I don't talk a lot on this website about Title Insurance or even Stewart Title...but today I am.  A couple of days ago Stewart Title was named to the Forbes List of Top 50 Most Trustworthy Companies in 2014.  This is a HUGE honor as a National Title Insurance Company, but even bigger because we were [...]

2021-05-24T13:46:54-04:00April 10th, 2014|

Facebook Business Page for Real Estate – Should I Get One?

The Facebook Business page...remember when EVERYONE had one because it was the thing to do? Every Real Estate agent I knew thought that as soon as they put together their FREE business page it was going to be just like having an awesome website that was going to bring in leads, and people from all [...]

2021-05-24T13:47:19-04:00April 7th, 2014|

Shopping to Save on Title Services – Setting the Record Straight

When I moved to the Washington DC/Northern Virginia area in June of 2012 I came across something in the Title Industry that I hadn't seen much of before.  That was "shopping to save on Title Services."  At first I was like "huh!?" You see, in Arizona where I came from the Title fees were [...]

2021-05-24T13:48:17-04:00March 17th, 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 [...]

2021-12-30T15:01:02-05:00March 13th, 2014|