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What We’re Reading: Feb. 4 – Feb. 10

Housing inventory, Facebook’s IPO, and Pinterest for business Mixed messages: According to various measures (including ours), existing housing inventory continues to decline. December 2012 figures are close to where they were in 2005 before the slump took hold. While...
February 10, 2012

What We’re Reading: Jan. 7 – Jan. 13

2012 Tech trends, preparing for taxes, CES duds Social media guru Todd Carpenter asked several social-media-savvy real estate professionals, “What new tools or trends will have the biggest impact on the real estate industry in 2012?” Here’s what they had...
January 13, 2012

One Post and Your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Blog Are Up-To-Date!

You tweet. You Facebook. Maybe you blog too. But do you view these as three distinct entities? If you are having trouble keeping pace with your social media accounts, consider using a tool like HootSuite, Posterous, or CoTweet. These...
September 22, 2011

Twitter for REALTORS®

Twitter is one of the fastest growing social networks today. Current estimates peg membership at 200 million generating 200 million tweets a day. Users have lots of reason to tweet: they’re following their peers, connecting with celebrities, marketing their...
September 6, 2011

What We’re Reading: June 18 – June 24

Housing & the recovery, tweeting, and real estate advice from Vanilla Ice The collapse in housing construction was caused by overactive building, right? Only partly. While single-family construction soared during the boom, multi-family construction remained relatively stable before falling...
June 24, 2011

What We’re Reading: April 23 – April 29

Underwater mortgages impacting bail bonds, Twitter on the skids, and some really great hats I never knew how expensive a bail bond can be (guess that’s a good thing), but now they are becoming even harder to get as...
April 29, 2011

What We’re Reading: April 2 – April 8

Govt. shutdown and REALTORS®, spring cleaning, and radiation in bananas What would a government shutdown mean for REALTORS® and their clients? NAR’s own Government Affairs group gives the details. Spring cleaning is for more than just your sweaters and...
April 8, 2011

What We’re Reading: March 26 – April 1

Luxury property, Twitter for Business, and Google’s latest Gmail improvement Who bought a California estate for $100 million dollars?  Yuri Milner did, according to the Wall Street Journal.  The French-style mansion has an indoor and outdoor pool, a ballroom,...
April 1, 2011

What We’re Reading: Mar. 12 – Mar. 18

Helping Japan, cooking in compost, following positivity, and discovering the sorrows of the mega-wealthy Charity Navigator has compiled a list of charities helping Japan with their rankings.  This organization has provided a listing of giving tips, including avoid newly-formed...
March 18, 2011

What We’re Reading: Nov 13 – Nov 19

Yet another Top 10 list: America’s Dirtiest Cities, courtesy of the American Lung Association via Forbes. Hint: If you live in California, your town probably made the list (7 out of 10!). Fox Business News writes about the recent...
November 19, 2010