Who has the Best 3rd Party Realtor VOW/CMS Hosting?

Who has the best website hosting service? Take the survey and contribute your thoughts on the strengths and weaknesses of your provider. We’re collecting agents and brokers valuations and creating insights into which service is best  to help you make a better choice. The Realtor Hosting Survey is in 2 parts which you can take … More Who has the Best 3rd Party Realtor VOW/CMS Hosting?

Realtor.ca MLS Search

The Realtor.ca website is one of the top visited Canadian real estate sites. It is owned and operated by the Canadian Real Estate Association.  (CREA) has over 100,000 Realtors (including brokers, agents, and salespeople) across Canada as members.  Visitors to realtor.ca can search for homes listed by local participating mls boards . Review of Realtor.ca … More Realtor.ca MLS Search

Real Estate Agent Survey

What’s Most Important to you for 2012? Other Polls: Social Media Canadian agents and home sellers should read up on realtor.ca and download the realtor.ca app.  US home searchers, download the realtor.com app.  Find out more about the Seattle MLS, San Diego MLS, Los Angeles MLS, Houston MLS, Vancouver MLS, Edmonton MLS, and San Jose MLS associations.

Social Media and Search Engine Optimization

Internet Promotion Cheaper and Providing Better Reach Of all methods of promotion available to you today as an agent or broker, social media and Search Engine Optimization are easily the most cost-effective. And they make a great team. If you’re not doing all you can in these areas, you’re leaving the market to your competitors. … More Social Media and Search Engine Optimization

Increasing Leads for Real Estate Agents

Target Niche Prospects and Build Rapport with Them In previous posts, I spoke about real estate lead conversion and client segmentation. Real Estate Lead Conversion covered some practical matters related to online lead conversion.  It has a list of items you need to review and implement to increase your calls and registrations .  It wets your appetite … More Increasing Leads for Real Estate Agents

Realtor Marketing – 2012 is a Big Opportunity

Fight Mediocrity with Better Marketing Results 2012 is a whole new year with plenty of promise for agents in the US and Canada. Whether your city market continues its stagnation or stellar growth isn’t the issue really.  Good or bad, your local real estate market offers incredible potential if you carry out your online marketing effectively. … More Realtor Marketing – 2012 is a Big Opportunity

Real Estate Lead Conversion

Realtor Lead Conversion Tips There’s nothing like a recession to test everyone’s theories about developing traffic, capturing leads and then converting those leads to real transactions.  When times are tough, consumers are more flighty, difficult, choosey, and they have greater expectations.  It’s best to let them know that you can fulfill those expectations – that … More Real Estate Lead Conversion

Real Estate Business Financing

BDC Canada Frees up 200 Million for Small Businesses The Business Development Bank is a Canadian Federal government corporation which was created to provide investment funding for small business and medium size enterprises. Initially, BDC was more about helping Canadian companies with export potential.  The company just announced a new program to provide funding for … More Real Estate Business Financing

Do Realtor Associations Deliver Good Value?

Realtor Associations Struggling Too Ask a real estate agent or broker what they think of their realtor associaton and you probably won’t get a positive statement.  Some feel their local realtor association is there only to take monthly membership fees and deliver little of value in return.  If you check out any realtor association website … More Do Realtor Associations Deliver Good Value?