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Bill Gassett
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Going Beyond Real Estate Listings With Pinterest
One of the things I have observed over the years is so many real estate agents are absolutely CLUELESS when it comes to social media!

So many Realtors automatically think about BARFING their listings onto the internet like that is going to bring them business. WRONG!

In fact it is the quickest way to hear crickets on your social channels. NOBODY cares about your listings but YOU.

One such channel where you see this behavior is Pinterest. Folks unless you just listed a mansion very few people are going to care about the Ranch you just listed on Main Street let alone ever pin it.

Do you want to see massive traffic to your real estate site from Pinterest?

Good because I am going to show you how at my latest article at +Contactually. See some of my best tips for making Pinterest work for you.

I have a number of exceptional resources in the site including +Inman News +Placester +RESAAS | The Real Estate Social Network™ +The Social Media Hat and +Kyle Hiscock.

If you have ever wanted Pinterest to become a great traffic source to your website then check out this article.

Pinterest is the #1 traffic source to my website and it is not even close!

#pinterest #realestate #socialmedia  
Have you considered using Pinterest for your real estate business? You may be surprised how useful it is for building better relationships in your network.
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The resources sited all have something to offer +Xavier De Buck .
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Watch For These Mortgage Scams
Unfortunately there are a lot of bad people in this world who don't want to work hard for their money. Instead they would rather steal others money!

In the real estate and mortgage world it is easy to get scammed if you are not careful.

In her latest article +Teresa Cowart explains some of the more common scams that you need to be aware of and how to protect yourself.

She also has some other excellent resources to top bloggers including +Paul Sian +Luke Skar +Total Mortgage Services and +Bankrate.

Take a look and share if you find helpful.

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With interest rates being as low as they are, applying for a mortgage or refinancing are attractive options for many. Unfortunately, there many scams geared towards homeowners and their financing issues. Here are some of the most common refinancing and mortgage related scams to watch for. House Flipping & Inflated Appraisals House flipping is a...
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Very timely topic +Teresa Cowart - I just shared!
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18 Kick Ass Marketing Tips to Sell a Home
Selling a home for the most amount of money with the least amount of headaches starts with choosing the very best local real estate agent!

When you select a great real estate agent more often than not you will also be choosing an exceptional marketer as well.

In the article you will see some of the best methods for getting a home sold. In fact there are 18 great marketing ideas for a great home selling experience.

There are some downright fantastic resources in this piece - authors and sites include: +RISMedia +Fit Small Business +RESAAS | The Real Estate Social Network™ +Realtor Magazine +Kyle Hiscock +Ryan Fitzgerald +Greg Hancock +Behance and others.

Take a look and if you find the article helpful please consider sharing socially.

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What are the best real estate marketing tips for selling a home? See exceptional advice for picking a top Realtor who will market your home to the hilt.
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Why Preparing Your Own Taxes Could be a Big Mistake
If you are a real estate agent having a good tax accountant in your corner is important.

Being self employed allows for the advantage of having deductions that others would not have the benefit of taking.

Unless you study the tax code it is easy to miss things you could be deducting. Take a look as shares the importance of having a tax specialist.

Also be sure to check out other real estate tax tips referenced in the article.

If you find the article helpful please consider sharing.

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Preparing Your Own Tax Return May Not Be Wise
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How to Lower Those Dam Real Estate Taxes
Without a doubt taxes eat up a lot of folks hard earned money.

Occasionally some home owners are taxed unfairly in relation to other similar properties owners.

What do you do when this happens? Read an excellent article like this one from +Just Close.

There are also other relevant articles sourced as well from +Paul Sian and +Joe Samson.

Take a look and share if you find helpful.

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Summer is the time of year, when most Americans stop thinking about taxes and get to think about vacations. We all know property tax comes once a year, but there is no need to assume that it…
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My pleasure +Just Close thank you!
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How to Sell Your Home: Tips From Realtor's Who Know
Here is an excellent resource from +Greg Hancock on how to sell your home and avoid mistakes that so many people make.

Greg has resources a number of exceptional articles from other top notch agents from around the country who regularly share their expertise.

Take a look along with some of the resources from +Anita Clark +Lynn Pineda +Debbie Drummond +Teresa Cowart +Kyle Hiscock +Stephen Poposki  and others.

If you enjoy the resource please give it a share!

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Thank you for the mention +Bill Gassett!
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How is Smart Home Technology Changing Real Estate
It is certainly an exciting time for real estate and some of the technological advances that are coming down the road in our homes!

In his latest article +Kyle Hiscock tackles the subject of home automation and technology. Including what is the latest buzz now and in the near future.

Kyle also has some excellent resources in his piece from +Paul Sian +Anita Clark +Dustin Brohm - Salt Lake's Favorite Realtor and others.

Take a look and if you find it enjoyable give it a share socially.

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Smart home technology has made an impact on the real estate industry. It affects both buyers & sellers. Learn about smart home technology & real estate!
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Thanks a million +Adrienne Hollis!
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The Wedding Photography Did Not Expect This
Want some humor to add to your Monday afternoon?

Take a look at this hilarious article with numerous photo bombs that are just priceless!

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A wedding where nothing goes wrong or a seriously funny moment isn’t shared among the wedding party is a boring wedding in our opinion. Your wedding should be a time when you create some memories that last for the rest of your life. If you can manage to find one really funny, crazy, or weird
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I think the Aquarium one is kind of neat!
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What Does Your Home Insurance Cover?
Do you realize that sadly lots of people don't know the answer to this question until it is too late!

In her latest article  +Wendy Weir has put together some considerations to think about when it comes to your home owners insurance.

Take a look at her timely article along with helpful contributions from +Anita Clark +Teresa Cowart +Kyle Hiscock and +Luke Skar.

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Having home and automobile insurance are essentially inevitable parts of life for most people. When it comes to your home, you want the best coverage for possible incidents such as fires, flooding and roof damage. Auto insurance covers accidents and possible weather damage or stolen vehicles. While these are usually covered by a good comprehensive policy, there are other …
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Does Adding Solar Panels to My Roof Increase My Property Value?
This is a question on the minds of many folks as solar panel systems sprout up on homes all across the US.

The short answer is it depends. Solar panels may or may not add value to a home. In this article at BUZZFEED you will see what determines whether a solar panel system will add value or not.

Take a look and if you find the article helpful please consider sharing it.

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You might be wondering what exactly is the "big ugly"? You know those big ugly solar panels that are popping up all over the place on peoples homes. Solar panels have become increasingly ...
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With all due respect, +Clive Hinchcliffe, that's great in theory, but $$$ gets in the way (for the time being).

Otherwise, we'd all be driving Tesla's as well, I'm sure :)
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What it Takes to Get a Mortgage Today
With the advent of TRID getting a mortgage today is a bit different than it has been in the past.

If you are going to be buying a home in the near future it is important to understand the mortgage loan process.

In his latest article +Paul Sian has done an excellent job reviewing the process to get a mortgage when buying a home.

Take a look at his timely article along with contributions from +Teresa Cowart and +Luke Skar.

If you find the article helpful give it a share!

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Be An Educator About Your Local Real Estate Market
Should you let the buyer make mistakes or lead by example with your expertise as a local real estate agent?

This is the topic at hand in +Conor MacEvilly latest article. I am all for being an educator as that is what we get paid to do. We are not taxi drivers or door men. We are trusted advisors!

Take a look as Conor shares his advice. If you want to see an up and coming blog make sure you check out Conor who is doing a phenomenal job with his writing and graphics!

The article also has some great references from +Xavier De Buck +Anita Clark +Paul Sian +Ryan Fitzgerald and myself.

Have a look and share if you find helpful.

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Is it better for a first time home buyers to discover prevailing market conditions by failing a couple of times or to be given a reality check by their Realtor before looking at homes.
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Metrowest Massachusetts Realtor

Top RE/MAX Realtor with 25 years experience selling Real Estate in all of Metrowest Massachusetts and surrounding areas. I specialize in representing home sellers by providing exceptional Real Estate marketing that allows for their homes to sell quicker and closer to asking price.

My Real Estate services are provided primarily in the following Massachusetts towns: Ashland, Bellingham, Blackstone, Douglas, Framingham, Franklin, Grafton, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hopedale, Medway, Mendon, Milford, Millbury, Millville, Northboro, Northbridge, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Sutton, Wayland, Westborough, Whitinsville, Worcester, Upton and Uxbridge Massachusetts.

You can see my Real Estate sites at Maximum Real Estate Exposure and Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate.

I also have a blog called Massachusetts Real Estate News where I discuss Real Estate topics I am passionate about.

I am very proud of the fact I have been one of the top 5 RE/MAX agents in Massachusetts for twelve out of the last thirteen years. In 2012 I was the #1 RE/MAX agent in all of New England with involvement in 116 Real Estate transactions. As a top producing Realtor, I strive to give my clients the type of experience that will make them want to recommend me to friends and relatives.

I am big fan of SEO and social media and often share my knowledge with those that need help.

I work for RE/MAX Executive Realty which has offices in Hopkinton, Franklin, Holliston, Grafton and Medfield.

You can reach me at 508-435-5356 or email at

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Are you thinking of buying or selling a home in Raleigh NC? If so then I would highly recommend speaking with Ryan Fitzgerald of Raleigh Realty. While Ryan is not long in the tooth when it comes to years in the business, he is one of the hardest workers I know. He really cares about doing an exceptional job for his clients. Ryan is well respected when it comes to making a marketing plan when selling a home as well as a expert resource for those who are purchasing a home. I have know Ryan for a few years and would highly recommend him to any of my clients transferring into the area.
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Michael George is one of the few people I will trust when it comes to SEO. He is down to earth and knows his stuff. Unlike some SEO's, who like to give you unrealistic expectations or do crooked things in order to obtain short term rankings, Michael plays by the book. If you have a Wordpress blog and need any kind of help either with implementing or running a site, I would highly recommend him! Over the years Michael has fixed a number of Wordpress issues I have run into for a very reasonable amount of money. You can't go wrong when you hire the Guru Effect!
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As a Realtor myself, I know what to look for in a top notch real estate agent. Lynn has all of those qualities including drive, honesty and knowledge. Having known Lynn for the last few years it has been great to work with her on a couple of referrals. In fact one recent referral is still in the process of working with her right now and has nothing but good things to say. If you are looking for an excellent real estate agent in the Coral Springs area make sure you give her a call.
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Fresh Water Farm is a great place to grab lunch. They have a great deli that serves outstanding food. They are also a specialty market that has a wide selection of tasty snacks and fruits. The atmosphere is terrific and the people who work there are very helpful.
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I have known Andrew for the last few years. As a fellow Realtor it is easy to see his drive as a real estate professional. Andrew has all the tools a client should be looking for when selling a home including an outstanding website with great marketing and exceptional photography. If you are looking for a quality agent Andrew is definitely someone you should consider interviewing!
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I have been going to Janet Goguen for the last 15 years or so for all my dentistry needs. She and her staff do an excellent job. I would recommend them to anyone who needs a good dentist.
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You will be surprised when going into Hopkinton Drug if you are expecting a typical drugstore. It is far from that! I would call it a specialty store that has a wide variety of items including a great selection of greeting cards, nick nacks, magazines, as well as snack items.
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