Dec 13 2013
Watching video on tablet

10 Building Blocks to Amazing Real Estate Videos

"Videos will create competitive immunity for you and your team." That was one of the remarks from Raj Qsar, broker and founder of The Boutique Real Estate Group in Orange County, Calif., during our Beta Broker Google+ Hangout on Monday. The hangout also included Jeff Gaffney, CEO of Better Continue Reading

Oct 26 2011

The REport

According to the National Association of Realtors, 89 percent of home buyers use the Internet during the home search process. While it’s probable they are looking at property listings, potential home buyers may be researching the right agent for them based on initial referrals.  The increasingly Continue Reading

Jul 12 2011
FBook

The REport

Facebook made its “awesome” announcement last week, introducing video-chatting service Skype into the site. Do you find this “awesome”?Step aside, Myspace. LinkedIn is now the second most popular social networking site behind Facebook. Visitors to the site in June were up 63 percent from a year Continue Reading

Apr 12 2011
The REport

The REport

In an economy where last week’s TLC series debut of “Extreme Couponing” nabs big ratings, it is easy to see why daily deal sites like Groupon and Living Social are all the rage.  But will the trend extend to real estate?  Last week, Groupon made a foray into the real estate business when it Continue Reading

Mar 08 2011
The REport

The REport

The second generation iPad is here.  After many rumors, a thinner, lighter and faster tablet with two cameras was introduced during a press conference last week.  Will you upgrade?  Some are already calling for people to wait for the next version. So what are the big trends expected at South by Continue Reading

Feb 09 2011
Fusion 2011

Fusion 2011

Catch an exclusive sneak peek of what's happening behind the scenes as the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate team prepares for our first national sales event Fusion 2011 being held at the amazing Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue Reading

Feb 01 2011
The REport

The REport

Social media once again became the primary means for citizens in a country in civil turmoil to coordinate and to take their concerns public.  In Egypt this week, people took to the streets and to the Tweets to share their objections to their government.  One Facebook page for the protest had over Continue Reading

Jan 25 2011
Blog Traffic: 5 Insider Tips Your Competition Doesn’t Want You to Know

Blog Traffic: 5 Insider Tips Your Competition Doesn’t Want You to Know

Everyone in real estate is talking about blogging. You may have heard stories ranging from “untold riches” to “never getting enough leads” as a result of blogging.  While both stories have merit, the truth is you can build the world’s best real estate blog but if no one is reading, it’ll be a Continue Reading

Jan 10 2011
3 Ways to Make a Great First Impression Online

3 Ways to Make a Great First Impression Online

When a new Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate partner launches, we host a number of welcome events for agents sharing more about the brand that stands behind them and some of the new tools they’ll have access to. During the welcome events, I often highlight our agent profiles on BHGRealEstate.com Continue Reading

Dec 21 2010
The REport

The REport

Can you imagine having an audience of 1.5 billion? The total eclipse of the moon last night, a spectacle that hasn’t coincided with the Winter solstice in 456 years, could be seen by North and South America, the northern and western part of Europe and a small part of northeast Asia. Absolutely Continue Reading

Nov 30 2010
The REport

The REport

This week kicked off with Cyber Monday, one of the busiest online shopping days of the year. Experts say e-commerce sales may have reached $900 million as people searched for incredible deals.  Did you find any? The holidays are a season for giving.  This year, there is a twist to the old way of Continue Reading