Monthly Archive:: February 2010

Market Does Not Matter

By Jeremy Williams I encourage you today to fit in your schedule a time to drive to a parking lot of one of the most trafficked places in your community.  Park your car.  Turn off your cell phone.  Clear...
February 26, 2010

Whoa! Unexpected Moments Showing Homes

By Brooke Wolford Random things are bound to happen when you show homes.  There are always the typical things… the pictures online do not match the house, they didn’t show the dead squirrels hanging on the wall, they didn’t...
February 26, 2010

Flickr Proves to be a Gem for Gaining Web Traffic

By Jessica Hickok I recently got an e-mail from my Flickr photo sharing account stating that a map company had requested to use a photo I had taken.  The photo was a tourist-y pic of Fremont Street in Las...
February 25, 2010

Greater Nashville Association Event Highlights Education and Designations

The Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS® (GNAR) chapter of the Young Professionals Network held its “Academic Advising 101″ on Feb. 12 in the Hal Wilson Education Center. This event provided an opportunity for new and young REALTORS® to get...
February 24, 2010

Let the Statistics Do the Talking

By Kelly Reark This week, I thought I would share some striking real estate statistics from my small local market area.  Gasparilla Island is only a snapshot of what is happening locally, and hopefully what is or will be...
February 23, 2010

Three Steps to Overcoming Life Obstacles

By Brandon Rodriguez In real estate we always talk about the best technology, the social networking, the closing of a sale.  We sometimes forget we are not super heroes, we are human.  Our livelihood is dependent on our personalities...
February 22, 2010

Don’t Be a Secret Agent

By Crystal Webster Insert the popular 60’s song here. My mentor reminds me of this on a regular basis. What’s the use of being in real estate (or insurance, or sales, or anything for that matter) if no one...
February 22, 2010

I am Sold on My YPN Group

By Brooke Wolford I was recently invited to attend my first YPN group in Minneapolis by fellow Lounge blogger Nobu Hata.  As many of you know, the Minneapolis YoPros were just named Chapter of the Year — I now...
February 19, 2010

2010… One Down, Eleven to Go!

By Dawn Miller I didn’t think I would be that excited to get “rid of the old and in with the new!” It’s a new year with a renewal of focus. How was your first month of 2010? I am fortunate to...
February 19, 2010

Be Part of the Chain, Get LinkedIn

By Stefanie Hahn LinkedIn- www.LinkedIn.com: This is one social media tool that I recommend for all real estate agents.  LinkedIn is your Web 2010 resume.  When consumers Google your name – and they are Googling your name – you...