August 27, 2015, 12:15 pm — By

Each and every one of us works our tail off to make a living in real estate. But many times, we are products of our environments. Some of us live in areas where the market is extremely hot, while others are still struggling a bit to claw back after the housing market crash several years ago. A new study conducted by SmartAsset...

March 13, 2015, 10:05 am — By

***UPDATE: The information below was written BEFORE the April 7th deadline. Zillow and Trulia have now officially stopped receiving listing data from the ListHub syndication service. If your brokerage or MLS do not have a syndication solution in place, then your listings are NOT automatically appearing on the two biggest...

February 25, 2015, 6:25 pm — By

If you keep up on your real estate industry news, there’s no doubt you’ve probably heard about the recent developments between ListHub, Zillow, and Trulia. In case you haven’t kept up to date on the fast-paced developments, here is a brief recap of what has happened up until now: ListHub recently announced...

February 23, 2015, 6:32 pm — By

If you practice real estate in Denver, you have likely already heard about the major controversy surrounding Denver-based brokerage Trelora, especially the news over the past couple of weeks. Although this topic probably only interests my fellow Coloradoans, I wanted to post this and see what other agents around the country...

January 22, 2015, 3:14 pm — By

It’s a new year, and that means we are another year older and another year wiser. So why are so many people still using the same old basic passwords across all of their online accounts? If you think your “1234” password is still protecting your sensitive information, think again. Before you finalize your...

March 13, 2014, 1:30 am — By

I believe one of the biggest hurdles that marketers face is the commitment to their marketing efforts. The Internet never sleeps, add with the proliferation of mobile communication devices: Smartphones, tablets, purse size laptops — MacAir, marketers and advertisers are now required to somehow, be “on”...

April 16, 2013, 3:07 pm — By

You have likely heard all kinds of reports recently talking about how the housing market has been showing great signs of recovery, however economists are struggling to agree on where exactly we are at in the recovery process. The market has been tough to read the past few years. While there is still not an overall consensus...

March 20, 2013, 3:25 pm — By

Last month more than one-third of homes listed were sold within two weeks, according to the recent monthly housing report from Redfin. The report covered 19 different metro areas across the country and revealed that on average, 34% of homes were under contract within 14 days of being listed. This was an increase from January’s...

February 6, 2013, 11:48 am — By

Be very careful about upgrading to Windows 8 or simply buying a new PC with Windows 8 on it. I thought moving to Windows 8 would be like a better version of Windows 7 – how wrong I was. 2 weeks after getting my new PC I took it back to the store as I had not had 1 hour of productivity on it. Microsoft created Windows...

August 27, 2012, 3:25 pm — By

Despite the sluggish economic recovery in the U.S., home sales have been increasing at a rate that leaves economists optimistic for the housing market to add to economic growth for the first time in seven years. An article in REALTOR Mag (from the National Association of REALTORS®) discusses how experts are predicting...