Archive for March, 2009

Forbes Best Place for Business and Careers, 2009 – Fayetteville, AR #4 (it is no surprise!)

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Fayetteville, Arkansas is number 4 for Forbes “BEST PLACE for Business and Careers”  Click here for full story on Forbes.com 1.    Raleigh NC  2.    Fort Collins CO 3.    Durham NC 4.     Fayetteville AR  5.    Lincoln NE 6.    Asheville NC 7.    Des Moines IA 8.    Austin TX 9.    Boise ID 10.  Colorado Springs CO Fayetteville, Arkansas […]

It is March 28th – it is SNOWING in Northwest Arkansas!

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

I woke up to ice falling down and hurried outside to cover my flowers that had popped up in the last few weeks. Then the ice began to turn to snow. It is beautiful to say the least…. Might be our last snow this year! ENJOY!!!  “Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, […]

Looking for great marketing tools? Check out this video maker – “Animoto”

Friday, March 27th, 2009

I was doing some research on some new tools out there to better my marketing skills and how I present listings… I know there are a LOT of products out there and my goal is to do things “different”. I came across this great site www.Animoto.com that you upload your photos… this can be to market […]

Where do you suggest downloading songs to use for Videos that are not copywritten?

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

I thought this might be a great place to ask this question… I use Microsoft MovieMaker to make videos for my listings and then post to YouTube – then I use their audioswap so that I am not breaking any laws… Would love some suggestions of where and how I can purchase or download music that I could use for my videos!!! […]

When was the last time you did something nice for another… for no reason at all… Random Acts of Kindness

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

When I was in College at the University of Arkansas I did a speech on “Random Acts of Kindness” in one of my communications classes. I began the speech by handing out roses to the other students in the class. It sort of took them all by shock but it put a smile on their face and […]

Technorati Account

Friday, March 20th, 2009

Setting up a new account on Technorati “To claim my outside blog” http://www.realestateinnorthwestarkansas.com I need to have my profile set up on this blog… so here it is! Technorati Profile

BEWARE OF SCAMS… Todd Everest@aol.com is scamming Northwest Arkansas & might be in other markets…

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

BEWARE OF SCAMS!!! I wanted to let people know that I received an email this past weekend from a Todd Everest inquiring about one of my listings (A large one – over 2 million dollars)… It did not seem real strange or anything at first… normal questions… then after about the 4th email he discussed […]

HELP – No one will show my listing!!!

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

I am in need of HELP! I have a home that is listed that has not had EVEN 1 showing. 8 Years in the business and HAVE NEVER HAD THIS HAPPEN BEFORE! The home is beautiful – the sellers did everything I told them to do getting it ready. It is priced decent for the market (it […]

Northwest Arkansas Real Estate Market Report for February-March 2009

Monday, March 16th, 2009

The Real Estate Market in Northwest Arkansas is picking up! In the past month I have been busier than any other year that I have been in the business. Granted… it takes a bit more effort these days to sell a home & longer hours with buyers to find the perfect home… But overall – […]

Top tips for getting your home ready to Sell!

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Top tips for getting your home ready to sell… Make sure your home is super clean DE-CLUTTER (this includes cleaning closets, pantry, everything… buyers do look in drawers and although you might not think it matters, IT DOES!) A Clean, De-cluttered Home is a HAPPY HOME and buyers like Happy homes! Remove everything off of your […]