• Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Sales and Marketing 24 minutes ago

    Why didn't someone tell me this early on? Training? Coaching? Mentoring? None of those were an option in this small town when I was licensed back in 1985.You just passed the licensing exam and went to work, ...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community 36 minutes ago

    Ah, and it was from one of those "Utah Students"...Only he's not a student any longer, he's a licensed agent. He told me it was part of the assignment to "ask a professional" about the topics they were learn...
  • Featured Question in Real Estate Best Practices about 2 hours ago

  • Featured Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 1 hour ago

    My Twitter is broken. It refuses to follow anyone serious or with something constructive to share. So while you guys are using your time productively promoting your business, extending the reach of your bran...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Technology & Tools about 2 hours ago

    I am a busy real estate agent. As you would guess, much of my business is conducted outside of my office. I have my iPhone, iPad and MacBook Pro with me at all times. It's not unusual for me to write offers ...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community about 2 hours ago

    If you're a real estate agent chances are strong you want MORE business!  Chances are also strong that you're in the Rain participating because you want to learn how to increase your business, gain relations...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Best Practices about 1 hour ago

    Lesson Learned: Discounting my Services Proved Very Costly: I should actually title this Lessons Learned and write the 1,000 or so lessons I have learned over the years, but this one was the costliest, so I ...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 3 hours ago

    This blogging thing was all new to me 6 years ago when I first started posting on Active Rain. Yes, for me, it does begin with a single thought or idea on what I plan to blog about. Thoughts would come and g...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community about 2 hours ago

    The Trump Effect on Real Estate Professionals(original article here)Carlos Herboso is one of our top producer agents for our company Maxus Realty Group, as he was showing homes to one of his clients,He heard...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Mortgage / Finance about 2 hours ago

    From time to time ActiveRain Members will request I write a blog addressing mortgage financing issues they are encountering, or issues with Buyers lack of understanding of mortgage financing requirements for...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community 42 minutes ago

    Hackers can take over someone’s life in a matter of hours. Just ask Patsy Walsh.Though she is not a tech savvy person, the grandmother of six did have a Facebook account, and that was all the hackers needed ...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Home Buying about 19 hours ago

    If you're considering buying a Cincinnati area patio home, you've probably found us.  We've put more info on the Internet about Cincinnati patio homes and communities than any other agent.  It's our specialt...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Home Selling 32 minutes ago

    I think every REALTOR has worked with at least one seller in their career that wanted to "test" the market and overprice their home. Some sellers feel their home is superior and justifies a higher asking pri...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Home Buying about 1 hour ago

    As Kermit the frog might say, "It ain’t easy bein' green."Well, it seems Kermit is on to something in the real estate market too. As homes flood the real estate market claiming that they have green features ...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Industry 10 minutes ago

    Her name is Susie Anybody.  She lives somewhere in the US.  And she's looking for a house to buy in the town where she and her family will be moving to.After a quick search, she's got 4-5 houses lined up to ...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Home Selling about 3 hours ago

    The issue of whether the public is better served by an Exclusive Broker vs. an MLS Broker has a long and controversial history. Each side claims they have the greater benefits, while each also cites the lia...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community about 6 hours ago

    Is the Flyer Box a Thing of the Past?I remember when I started in Real Estate in 2009, I was taught that we always put a flyer box at the homes we were listing, stocked with flyers and make sure it didn't be...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Local News and Events about 21 hours ago

    PGA TOUR and The Greenbrier officials announced that The Greenbrier Classic, scheduled for July 7-10, has been canceled due to the devastating flooding caused by record rainfalls throughout West Virginia.  ...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community about 4 hours ago

    A Lesson I Wish I'd Learned Earlier in My CareerOne particularly painful lesson I learned came from a couple who were planning on retiring to the area and were looking to purchase a waterfront home. They bot...
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