Each Friday we share with you the must-read, real estate news of the week. We’ve got everything you need to know to stay on top of breaking industry news and trends.
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“Cooking Up A Super Bowl Ad? Just Add Celebrities”
This morning USA Today published an article about all the celebrities appearing in Super Bowl ads this weekend including our very own Smarter.Bolder.Faster trio: Donald Trump, Deion Sanders and Apolo Ohno. Continue reading . . .
“Obama Announces Refinancing Plan”
President Barack Obama, in announcing a program to help struggling homeowners refinance their mortgages, is betting this plan will fare better than his administration’s earlier efforts to fix the housing market. Continue reading . . .
“Online Mortgages Boom Despite Housing Bust”
With mortgage rates at historic lows and consumers’ power through social media at an all-time high, those looking to buy homes or refinance can find the combination advantageous if they go online to shop for a mortgage. The idea of borrowing money in an internet-based transaction isn’t new, but consumers are finding that the strong, growing power of social media can help them find a comfort zone. Continue reading . . .
“How To Turn Online Leads Into Clients”
Real estate professionals take note: The key to converting online leads into clients is to make sure consumers have an “amazing” experience start to finish, beginning with your website. Simply put, a website needs to be easy on the eyes; interactions with agents should be nonintrusive; and agents should respond to questions quickly. Continue reading . . .
“How To Get Your Content Shared”
Sharing content online these days is as second nature as sending an email or a text. Obviously you know precisely what you want to share online, but have you given much thought about why you want to share? Continue reading . . .
“21 Mobile Apps To Transform A Home”
Staging a new listing is now easier than ever with mobile technology. Take a look at Style List Home’s picks for the 21 best apps to re-design a space. Continue reading . . .