Charlottesville Twitter Week in Review

  • @BSpinosa is on fox news right now. Nifty. #
  • One person – One! Led to the ban on Diary of Anne Frank in Culpeper, Virginia http://post.ly/LPR3 #
  • I know this – the plowing folks in Crozet are very talented at making all the roads deliciously solid ice. Very fun driving. #
  • 240 and Tabor in Crozet http://post.ly/LM3T #
  • @PhxREguy Bwhah-hahahahah. in reply to PhxREguy #
  • @PhxREguy After comment #5 I stopped. I couldn’t take it anymore. in reply to PhxREguy #
  • This is why I don’t read Active Rain. See the comments here http://bit.ly/9MZFvo & here – http://bit.ly/b8tyAj See the difference? #
  • Is @mudhousecrozet open today? I saw that @trailsidecoffee is open. #
  • @FloridaSunSales WordPress. in reply to FloridaSunSales #
  • I’m always surprised when a scheduled post publishes itself. #
  • Charlottesville’s housing market summed up nicely http://post.ly/LKVq #
  • RT @bradcorner: Our friends at @cbs19 have dubbed this one “Saturday Slap”! last one was “Holiday Punch”. Funny. #
  • Went to the gym, and now working on some market analyses. Yay Friday night. #
  • The more I think about this, the more I’m offended by the Obama administration … http://post.ly/LGoV #
  • RT @toddwaller: Automation: revealing your commitment to customer service even quicker. #facepalm #
  • @JonathanK it would appear the Obama administration has some serious ADD in reply to JonathanK #
  • RT @JonathanK: Dear Mr. President: Please stay focused. I think the economy is a little more important than the BCS. http://bit.ly/97llkV #
  • @TobyBoyce @andrearealtor I’m embarrassed for Va. We freak out about a tiny bit of snow. in reply to TobyBoyce #
  • RT @TobyBoyce: @AndreaRealtor What’s a little snow? Jeez, show Va folks 🙂 [VA is under a State of Emergency. Anticipating 3-6 inches] #
  • Had showings set for tomorrow; impending snow pushed them to Sunday. #
  • Last night’s Daily Show was a home run. http://bit.ly/9NibCe From the opening to the interview with Doris Kearns Goodwin #
  • Bundoran Farm on the Radio http://post.ly/LEm7 #
  • RT @bradramsey: tune in. @cbs19 reporter Bianca Spinosa will be a guest on the Geraldo show tomorrow night on FOX News Channel from 10-11pm #
  • Crozet gets a Blockbuster. http://bit.ly/aNC3tA #
  • Search Underway for Missing Man in Shenandoah National Park http://post.ly/LCUe #
  • I fear my Blackberry curve may be on its way out. Three random reboots, 1 battery pull and a 15 minute reboot this morning. #
  • A Blockbuster kiosk in Crozet http://post.ly/LASL #
  • Crozet meeting. http://post.ly/L7Es #
  • JimDuncan Looking for studies/data that show correlation b/t school districts & property values. Anybody? ^^ #
  • Looking for studies/data that show correlation b/t school districts & property values. Anybody? #
  • Summary of the Q & A before I left Crozet mtg:”we don’t like undefined change and we don’t trust government, so what are we supposed to do”? #
  • It would have been helpful if they had distributed this presentation for digestion *before* the meeting. It’s a lot to take in #
  • This meeting reminds me of the fable of the frog being slowly boiled. We’re going to wake up one day & everything’s going to be different #
  • A large crowd at tonight’s Crozet Master Plan meeting http://post.ly/L4vC #
  • *Packed* house at Crozet’s Field School for the discussion on the Yancey Mill light industrial project. #
  • @CBS19Weather what’s the difference b/t “warning” & “watch”? – “bread & milk” or “bread, milk, sterno & panic room”? in reply to CBS19Weather #
  • Podcast of yesterday’s radio appearance cc: @TomRoyce http://bit.ly/dx1ChC #
  • RT @CrozetGazette: Crozet Master Plan mtg on rezoning for proposed Yancey Mills Business Park tonight 7pm, Field School http://bit.ly/bYzvjm #
  • RT @CrozetGazette: newcomer’s curious a/b the meaning behind this blue flag with 3 red rosettes she sees around Crozet- http://bit.ly/bmqqAy #
  • Who wants more snow in Charlottesville this weekend? http://post.ly/L0zO #
  • It’s funny how my clients cluster. I have two & hopefully 3 new listings coming on in the next three days – all under $200k. One well under. #
  • It’s easy to forget that these views are so close to downtown Charlottesville http://post.ly/L0BT #
  • Photos done for one listing in southern Albemarle. Taking pics for one in Western Albemarle this afternoon. #
  • Do What you Do, and Do it Well. http://post.ly/Kybw #
  • @BLarsonMpls I’m waiting to hear what they say before I pass judgment, but they really should be out in front of this … the… http://post #
  • Up too early; working on a couple listing agreements. #
  • It’s a Shame that #RPR Team is not leading this conversation. http://post.ly/KvKn #
  • RT @BLarsonMpls: MLSTesseract: I’m baffled by #RPR MLS data license agreement http://bit.ly/a4HrAL Plz RT #
  • Anyone else get a mailer from Brown Automotive “winning” $25k today? #cville I’m thinking it’s a scam. http://bit.ly/axW9n8 #
  • RT @NationalBLS: Didn’t Google say they were NOT going into real estate? http://bit.ly/8YhSbX #ICNY #
  • RT @NeilSWilliamson: Best new transportation modeling acronym PEV Pedestrian Environmental Variable #
  • Super-fast radio appearance. Now off to the north to see about a listing & then show a house. #
  • I’ll have about 5 minutes to sum up the local real estate market. #
  • Technical difficulties in the WINA studio. #
  • At C’Ville Coffee prepping for the radio. Less than 20 minutes to cover 3 hours of material. Tune in to WINA today at 4:10. #
  • Why all the traffic at Kroger’s gas station? http://post.ly/KrX6 #
  • @JBern @lostangel I’m finding that those who have time & $ to move real estate industry have little incentive to do so. in reply to JBern #
  • RT @JBern: Quote of the year (so far) from @lostangel: “Moving the RE industry is… hard.” #
  • Fighting foreclosure & debt collector timelines. This was not on the real estate exam. #
  • I’m at Nest Real Estate Group (126 Garrett St, Suite E, 2nd Street, Charlottesville). http://4sq.com/6aeWJG #
  • RT @softRealtyDude: Another brilliant article from @robhahnhttp://bit.ly/cuR3tq – Anyone concerned about branding should read this. #
  • Conservation Easements bad for Farming? http://post.ly/KpT3 #
  • @jeffvogelsang To follow Apple today, I’d follow Tablet, Apple, Jobs, OMG, OMFG, OMFGIR (OMG, It’s Real!) in reply to jeffvogelsang #
  • RT @gregrobertson: Frantic Steve Jobs Stays Up All Night Designing Apple Tablet http://onion.com/9eSVOg (via @TheOnion) #
  • I’ll be on WINA Radio this afternoon http://post.ly/KoEh #
  • @NationalBLS Got some stats to support first time homebuyer demographics? (I agree, but love charts & graphs) in reply to NationalBLS #
  • Crozet Library could receive USDA funding? http://bit.ly/9sVZOr Not sure I see the connection, but Crozet will take any $$ they find! #
  • Looking for a job at NGIC/DIA – any advice/guidance? #cville http://ow.ly/10I1n #
  • @mattdollinger How could you *not* take that as a compliment? Compliments like that don’t come about every day! in reply to mattdollinger #
  • RT @BLarsonMpls: Is there an #RPR license agreement available now? Inquiring minds want to know 😉 #
  • I’m surprised it took Crozet Hardware this long to erect this sign http://post.ly/KjNM #
  • Met with a new buyer client at Crozet Mudhouse tonight Patrons were tolerant of my companion – the one running around picking up balloons #
  • Multi-tasked at the crozet mudhouse meeting a buyer client. #
  • @CBS19weather I’m all for snow this weekend. Lots of snow. #
  • @mokukai 1) yes, so long as we seek to define professional. Griping a/b others is not helpful. 2) Pareto is right. in reply to mokukai #
  • Finding that thedelicate balance b/t harassing prospective clients and not contacting them enough is a finer line than I’ve ever seen #
  • RT @pheadrick: The best grammar lesson you’ll see this week; most people need it — http://is.gd/76oL3 #
  • Price per square foot analysis for one home in Charlottesville. It’s not a trend. http://post.ly/KgF8 #
  • @cvillenewscom His NGIC article is one of the best I’ve read. http://bit.ly/9ekC4N in reply to cvillenewscom #
  • @tcar @JimDuncan We need to define what #RTB means. Until then it’s all theoretical. in reply to tcar #
  • @kvbuckley I wish it were that easy; that attitude hasn’t done much for the profession so far, though #RTB in reply to kvbuckley #
  • @kvbuckley It’s not a matter of how professional other agents are; it’s a matter of making *everyone* more professional #RTB in reply to kvbuckley #
  • @tcar @DaniloB I have seen a much more vocal support of #RTB than opposed. I suspect opposition is done in hallways & via complacency in reply to tcar #
  • Footer on NAR blog says “copyright 2008”. http://bit.ly/59fcuC #
  • @tcar I asked a question, but am stuck in moderation. http://bit.ly/6gHZSI #RTB in reply to tcar #
  • Tell Us how you really Feel, Mr. Krugman. http://post.ly/Kexg #
  • @seanshanks Wow. I’d love to talk to you about that! in reply to seanshanks #
  • @seanshanks Not that I’m aware of. Going to put up one of these? http://bit.ly/53XpVO in reply to seanshanks #
  • Putting real estate information in context – filtering & deciphering for clients http://post.ly/Kdeo #
  • @ProfessionalOne @toddwaller @MayaREGuru MLS can mandate MLS training; good market data is crucial. Assoc. can’t mandate contract training in reply to ProfessionalOne #
  • RT @CBS19Weather: Not going to lie: storm affecting us late Fri. / Sat. has me concerned. Similarities with 12/19/ (cont) http://tl.gd/5d8e0 #
  • @mayaREguru @toddwaller um yeah, some agents do need to be taught how to use MLS. ‘Course, some need to be taught how to write contracts too in reply to mayaREguru #
  • Realized while talking to seller clients tonight that time is really of the essence. Homebuyer credit expiring + FHA premiums increasing #
  • Just saw a great new listing in Western Albemarle; perfect for 1st-time homebuyers. #
  • Only foursquare would think I’m the mayor of my house. Life is so much different. But at least I have 4square. #
  • @DRPnet Fun, schmun. It’s required, no? 🙂 in reply to DRPnet #
  • Just emailed two legislators about bills in the General Assembly; have you contacted your elected representatives? About anything? #
  • RT @InmanNews: The RPR debate Marty Frame & Dale Ross debate this hot topic-see the FREE video! #icny http://ow.ly/ZbnL [not really”debate”] #
  • Looks like spring on the Downtown Mall http://post.ly/KTP7 #
  • RT @ProfessionalOne: New at P1Fran.com: #RTB on the Radio (http://cli.gs/RBN2r) #
  • RT @robhahn: Ahh, happy birthday @AndyKaufman and @morganb 😀 #
  • RT @Tom_Sweatman: RT @thisisjohnny how do you measure leadership? http://is.gd/6ZM6k #
  • That’s not usually a pond http://post.ly/KSTe #
  • Would you use Open Space in Crozet? http://bit.ly/5DZbBO I’d only come to C’Ville to show houses. #
  • RT @stevewhitaker: It’s 62 degrees in Charlottesville. Clearly, the End Times are here. [ http://bit.ly/4Stq9v ] #
  • Realtor Alphabet Soup – Valuable? | RealCentralVA.com http://post.ly/KRVI #
  • Albemarle County Schools Closed – 25 January 2010 http://post.ly/KR6p #
  • Albemarle County schools closed??? How much rain did we get!? #
  • Wouldn’t it make sense for banks to just lock all current ARMs at their current levels? And remove some FUD from the markets? #
  • RT @doverbey @DeanOuellette I say take the high road in private but if she refuses, then you take public. [but print-screen *everything*] #
  • @drewmeyers Must-have mac programs – http://bit.ly/6O70CA #
  • You’ve heard about Bacon Salt. But have you heard about … http://post.ly/KMY6 #
  • RT @tfjtolson: @stevebragaw Why closing #Crozet Library branch is a possibility , see this Facebook discussion http://tinyurl.com/yj7pc9o #
  • Help the Toy Lift http://post.ly/KJmt #
  • Just sent someone w/ a real estate question to @gingerw via @vark #
  • Showings over. Time to get some other work done. And I’ve heard rumors I have a “family”. Maybe I should say hi to them. 🙂 #
  • RT @robhahn: So much for “settled science” http://bit.ly/7gcPhb [why is trustworthy info/analysis so hard to find?] #
  • Off to show a house. #

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