Monthly Archive:: October 2012

Going Paperless: 3 Tips to Get Started

By Subhi Gharbieh Now that I have sort of become known as the “Real Estate Technology Geek,” I receive calls and e-mails daily about how REALTORS® can become paperless. I highly doubt that it is possible to be 100...
October 29, 2012

Nobody Can Drive You Crazy Unless You Give Them the Keys

By Jared James At almost every event where I speak, I try to include the topic of environment whenever possible. Some would probably question why I would do that when I am primarily talking to REALTORS®, salespeople, and entrepreneurs,...

What Makes a REALTOR® Different?

By Dave Robison What is the difference between a REALTOR® and a regular old Joe with a real estate license?  Can anyone you’ve asked from the public answer that question correctly?  Better yet, can all of the REALTORS® in...

Remember the Telephone?

By Anand Patel With all the methods of communication today — from e-mail, to social media, to text messaging — it almost seems like the ancient art of having a conversation on the telephone is dead. As a broker,...
October 22, 2012

Shameless YPN Plug

By Cory Brewer Last week I spent some time with my local YPN planting trees at a nearby park.  Next week we are hosting an elegant networking event in ther 43rd floor penthouse at the newest condo tower in...

9 Other Web Sites Besides Craigslist for Rentals

By Marc Guzman Craigslist is a good resource for finding rentals and listing your rentals, but it is not the only source. This video gives you nine other popular Web sites for rentals. Thanks to Mashable for this great...
October 17, 2012

It’s Time to Rethink How We Price Our Listings

By Marianne Guenther Bornhoft A  new study just released from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism indicate that half of American adults have mobile Internet access via a tablet or smartphone.  This is a major shift...
October 9, 2012

Who Doesn’t Love FREE? Take e-PRO® Day-One for Free at the REALTORS® Conference and Expo

By Maura Neill If you’re looking for one more reason to attend the REALTORS® Conference and Expo next month in Orlando, check this out: You can take Day One of the newly-redesigned e-PRO® course for FREE. The course is...

Do You Have a Mentor?

By Dolores Esanu When I was 17, I walked into an up-and-coming real estate firm and asked for an internship. The firm consisted of a mother/daughter team. Initially, the mother hesitated at the thought of hiring a teenager with...
October 4, 2012

‘I Don’t Pay You to Think.’

By Jason O’Neil I blame FedEx, but there are many culprits contributing to the new mentality of instant access. Instant access has become normal. Companies and individuals provide instant access for a few simple reasons: 1.) They can; 2.)...
October 3, 2012