Archives for February 2009
It's True. I said on Twitter:
Granted, the above responses are all from Realtors, but they are the ones who will have the "boots on the ground" experience. Locally in the Charlottesville real estate market, buyer activity seems to be increasing - in some cases, significantly so. I'm not saying that Read More
I'll be speaking the 10th Grade Career day at Piedmont Virginia Community College on 12 March: You will be in a classroom with about 22 students (plus a teacher) who have signed up to hear about a career in business and as an Entrepreneur. Students want to hear about the training and education needed to be successful, what job opportunities are available, what you do day-to-day, what you like and do not like about the job. I realize careers in this category can vary widely; you can try to give an overview and also talk about your own Read More
Here's what I would do: Come out publicly with a statement of your final standing, (assuming it's good). After all, you're marketing the community more than ever before, and association solvency is more crucial than ever. It's time for buyers to read the condominium developments' packages. Especially the part where you assess the solvency of the development's association. Thinking about this article in the NYTimes. We don't have Read More
A few snippets from which I'm liable to do some blog posts - MLS "gaming," ethics, " internet search terms, meta tagging, sellers' motivations, training v. education, buyers' points of view, the difference between unethical and sneaky, educated buyers, pricing, the state of the market, and the value of a buyer's agent. Etc etc etc. Quite the read. (ed note: Read More
A belated video upload; I did this this morning but have not had reliable internet access through which to upload. We're doing things differently - marketing, compensation models, consulting, information sharing ... a trusted friend and someone whom I respect made a comment to me yesterday which I felt compelled to address. Also, a quick shot of the Old Trail town center's progress and my definition of my new office - anywhere with wireless and coffee. From this time forward, the focus will be less on what we're doing differently and more on Read More
Are they kidding?
From my Apple dictionary:absurd adjective what an absurd idea! preposterous, ridiculous, ludicrous, farcical, laughable, risible, idiotic, stupid, foolish, silly, inane, imbecilic, insane, harebrained, cockamamie; unreasonable, irrational, illogical, nonsensical, incongruous, pointless, senseless; informal crazy, daft. antonym reasonable, sensible.
What am I talking about? This, from Slate Magazine: BlockShopper was following standard operating Read More