Top 10 Articles by Austin Allison in 2011
We list some of our "favs" from regular contributor Austin Allison of DotLoop.
Posted by: RE Technology
We noticed that some of the bloggers we follow have been publishing “Top 10” lists. And we loved them! So we decided to do this for some of our regular contributors. Right now, let’s focus on Austin Allison of DotLoop. These are in no particular order:
1) Social Media Penalties for the Real Estate Game
There are penalties in football to keep the game as fair as possible. Players and coaches follow the rules and avoid penalties or they might end up losing yards and even games. Social media also has its own set of unwritten rules and realtors that break them can be held from advancing towards their goals or even end up losing clients. Pay close attention to and avoid these costly penalties.
2) What Does Your Website Say About You?
If you're an agent working today, then you already know the importance of a good web presence. What you may not know, however, is what constitutes 'good'. If you have a website, take a look at this list to make sure you're not falling victim to technology. After all, having a megaphone is one thing; using it wisely is another.
3) You Know You're Working with a Good REALTOR® if...
Buying real estate is always a major investment. Even if the property in question is relatively inexpensive, the buyer needs to consider factors such as property taxes, restrictions on development, how much it will increase in value and whether they’ll be able to sell it in the future. This major investment is highlighted by the fact that many people buy property just once or twice in their lifetime. For these reasons, finding a good REALTOR® becomes just as important as finding the right property. Here are three signs to look for when searching for a REALTOR®.