Category Archives: Real Estate News

Red Beacon Delivers to Home Owners

Red Beacon is a really cool new service that we heard about while shopping at Home Depot. The employees at Home Depot are awesome, they really do know their stuff, but you can’t take the employees home with you to actually do the work!? You know, the electrical, the plumbing, fix the sprinklers, or repair

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The Future of Real Estate for Brokers

The future of real estate is in the cloud. It’s local and it’s mobile. It’s consumer friendly and convenient. It’s all about the customer experience. Sounds like a recipe for what eXp has been cooking up for quite some time. Now eXp Realty is providing a cloud based solution for broker owners to grow their

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Top 25 Beautiful Real Estate Websites

These are the Top 25 Most beautiful websites, at least according to Placester. Once you see them, you may agree.  If you’re looking to build a new site, get ideas regarding layout and design, or you just want to see what it takes for Placester to select a site as “most beautiful” in real estate,

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Posterous is Shutting Their Doors

After 5 long years of providing a free platform where you and I could post our content for the world to see and read, Posterous is shutting their doors and turning off their mobile app for good.  YIKES!! Sound familiar? Google bought Picnik.com, a free online photo editing site, and then did the same thing. 

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Creating Hotspot Links on Pictures

This is an example of an online office, but as you can see… I’ve stepped away. The image below is loaded with links and labels which will provide you access to the stuff that I think you might need or at least be interested in while I’m out.  Go ahead and feel free to click

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PowerPoint -vs- Prezi Challenge

Go Ahead, Take the PowerPoint -vs- Prezi Challenge Both of these presentation software/applications are wonderful tools for driving home a message or making a “point” on any subject matter or presentation. Backing up your talk with slides, images, video, audio, and great content isn’t just cool anymore, it’s expected by your audience. Whether it’s one

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Top Websites in the World

Wikipedia is the #5 website in the world.  What is Wikipedia?  It’s the free online encyclopedia that anyone can edit. Now I’m not sure how or where they came up with that #5 figure or statistic, but that’s what they claim on their site and in the video below. Based on my personal observations and

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Funny Translation of Real Estate Terms

What do all those real estate terms and phrases mean? Great Potential for Renovation: means you may be able to repair it or you may have to tear it down and rebuild. Mature Trees: means get them checked, they’re likely dead and going to fall any day now. Great Investment Opportunity: means you wouldn’t want

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LinkedIN Adds Member Endorsements

LinkedIN was one of the very first social media type sites on the scene, and they still remain one of the Top and most important sites for business professionals to have a presence and a member profile. LinkedIN continues to improve by adding new and innovative ways of bringing value to their site and members. 

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High Tech IS NOT High Touch

My friend Jeff Turner from Zeek Interactive has outdone himself with this presentation. The concept and philosophy here ties right into my book I’ve been procrastinating to complete titled, “Ctrl+ALT+Delete” which is a commonly known universal “command” in which everyone can relate to, but no one does anything about, at least until you’re at a

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