Monthly Archives: July 2009

Please help me find a new next-door neighbor (or move in yourself!) – Special offer for both agents AND consumers

Tweet I haven’t ever tried to use my blog in quite this manner, but I will be interested to see what kind of response this brings. The house next door to us is on the market now.  I sold it for the previous owners about two years ago, and an out-of-state investor purchased it.  With…

Round Rock Texas Home for Sale – 8404 Lofty Lane – Stone Canyon – Offered at $284,900

Tweet One of my agents, Victoria Tackett, is a Stone Canyon expert.  As a longtime resident of the area, she also sold many of the David Weekley Homes there when she used to work as a new home sales consultant for them. She has a new listing at 8404 Lofty Lane which appears to be…

Pflugerville Texas Home for Sale – 1200 Thackeray Lane – Priced to Sell Quickly at $139,990

Tweet I listed a house yesterday for some very good friends of mine.  I hope to have it under contract within the month!  We have priced it competitively at $139,990. Features: 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms 2 dining areas (formal dining and breakfast) 1772 s.f. per tax records Built in 1994 Immaculately maintained! Recent interior…

Social Media Edge Radio’s Cast of Characters – Join us tomorrow morning if you can!

Tweet As our online radio show (Social Media Edge) has grown in popularity over the past 8 months or so, it has also added more “staff”.  Ken Cook and I started the show on a whim back in November/December 2008.  Since then, we have become one of the most listened-to programs about social media on BlogTalkRadio….

“You should really have pushed back when I was unreasonable” – A quick lesson in adding value to a real estate transaction

Tweet One of my agents ended up withdrawing a listing a couple of days ago, for a number of reasons.  During their email correspondence, which I later had a chance to read, the seller used the quote you see in the title of this post. I have NEVER had a client tell me that I…

Dear ActiveRain, My Daddy Says You Are Awesome, Will You Help me Out?

Tweet Help Jeremy’s daughter Isabelle win this local photo contest!  As for this morning, she is in second place in a field of over 40 entries.  Vote early (and often).  Demonstrate the power of social media! Via Isabelle Blanton (Kelan’s girl): Dear ActiveRain, My Daddy, says that the members on this network are awesome &…

500 Bonus Points AND a Chance to Win 5,000! New Contest – “Memories of My Childhood Home”

Tweet I am happy to announce a new contest with the a very unique theme:  “Memories of My Childhood Home”.  Much like the local video contest that we just had last month, this will give the opportunity to win 5,000 (FIVE THOUSAND!) bonus points for the 1st place winner. What are we looking for? In…

Green Expo 2009 is this coming Saturday! Round Rock – Dell Diamond

Tweet Green Expo 2009 is being held this Saturday, July 25th from 10am to 6pm at the Dell Diamond in Round Rock.  This event is hosted by the Williamson County Association of Realtors.  My friend Steve Rosenbaum of GetRatedNow.com will be on-hand, and I plan to check it out myself.  With the recent required energy audits…

Join Us for “Social Media Edge” Tomorrow! Special Guest: Irene Koehler of AlmostSavvy.com

Tweet I hope you can join us in the morning (or at lunchtime, depending on  your time zone).  Tomorrow’s “Social Media Edge” show should be very informative and fun (as always).  I even have a new microphone, which makes me louder and easier to hear on the air.  This is important when you have Ken…

WOW! One of my ActiveRain posts garnered 7 of the top 10 spots on Google!

Tweet On July 3rd, my family and I were rescued by David Castilleja of Braswell A/C and Electric when our upstairs A/C unit stopped working.  I decided to blog about my great experience in an effort to get him more business.  He was quick, honest, inexpensive, and articulate.  This morning, I received the following email:…