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12 DO's & DON'Ts for First Time Buyers
How to ace your first big purchase

Whether you're getting ready to buy your first house or you're an agent who specializes in first-time buyers, we have some advice that's worth sharing: http://bit.ly/BuyerTips

DO's
Know your credit score. 
Investigate buyer programs.
Get preapproved.
Explore neighborhoods.
Interview agents.
Identify wants and needs.

DON'Ts
Change jobs.
Make large purchases.
Get attached.
Forget to negotiate.
Skip a home inspection.
Give up.

Get the full details here: http://www.point2.com/blog/2015/05/21/dos-and-donts-for-first-time-home-buyers/

Would you add anything to our list? Tell us about your first buying experience!
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How to Write a Social Media Bio
5 tips for ANY platform

We're pretty sure that no one actually enjoys writing social media bios. In an effort to make it a little easier, here are our 5 top tips to create a bio for any platform: http://bit.ly/SocialBio

We also included a few specialized pointers for Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

What does your go-to social media bio say?
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Great advice in here +Point2 very informative!
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How do you choose a real estate agent?
Tips for buyers & sellers!

When you need a real estate agent, it's important that you choose the right one! Here are some tips to help you out:

http://bit.ly/How2Choose

Your real estate agent will be helping you with one of the biggest transactions of your life. These pointers will make sure you find the right one to work with your unique family, property and situation. 

And if you are a real estate agent, you can use this list to help demonstrate to your prospects exactly why you are their best option!

What tip or tips would you add to our list?
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How to Hire a Real Estate Assistant
6 DO's and DON'Ts

Is it time to hire an assistant for your real estate business? An assistant will help you take care of your administrative work so you can focus on your clients. Our 6 do's and don'ts will help you find just the right person:

http://www.point2.com/blog/2015/04/21/how-to-hire-a-real-estate-assistant-dos-and-donts/

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Quick Guide to Twitter Advertising for Real Estate
Learn how to use the 4 types of ads

Twitter ads can help you promote your brand and listings to a wider audience. What’s better, perhaps, is that you pay only when you achieve your engagement goals.

Here's how to get started: http://bit.ly/TwitterAdsRE

Thanks for the great guest post, from +Erica Rascon and +Yardi

Have you tried any kind of Twitter advertising? How did it go?
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116 Common Real Estate Abbreviations
Read through even the most cryptic real estate listings like a pro!

If you are a buyer, seller or agent who is just starting out, this post is for you: http://bit.ly/REAbbrevs 

After you memorize this list, you'll know exactly what this means:

3/2 RENO UNO 33 w/ BALC, CVAC & ASRSV

Isn't that great?

What real estate abbreviations do see often that make you do a double take?
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4 Google Analytics Tips You Don't Want to Miss
Get more out of your real estate website with these strategies

Agents, you can't optimize what you don't measure! If you have access to Google Analytics but aren't sure how to use that info to optimize your real estate website, this post is for you: http://bit.ly/4AnalyticsTips 

Guest author +Paul Koks teaches us how to:

1. Filter Out Your Own IP Addresses
2. Set Up Goals & Goal Values
3. Segment Our Data
4. Track Campaigns

Learn how to use this tool to better measure your conversion rate and track your visitors.

How do you use Google Analytics to optimize your real estate website?
Learn four Google Analytics tips to measure and track traffic on your real estate agent website. Guest post by analytics expert Paul Koks.
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10 REAL Real Estate Agent Problems
Tweets & Instas from real agents!

We rounded up our 10 favorite #realtorproblems  on the blog today. See them all here: http://bit.ly/realtorprobs

Have you experienced a problem that only another real estate professional would understand? Tell us your #realtorproblems in the comments!
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Isn't that the truth +Point2 !
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It's true! Check out our latest +RISMedia post about taking better photos for your listings. How many photos do you usually take?
 
Did you know a listing with 10-15 photos will likely generate more leads? Make those photos the best they can be with these tips, courtesy of +Point2.  

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Helpful tips +Point2 Thank you for sharing.
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What do real estate agents ACTUALLY do?
Probably more than most people think!

If you’re a real estate agent, chances are that you have probably had to defend your commission once or twice. Next time a client asks what you do all day, here's a list that will help you explain it: 

http://bit.ly/WhatDoAgentsDo

We've also included this great infographic by +Andrew Fortune, who kindly gave us his permission. It's a great visual representation of the variety of tasks agents tackle every day!

We're sure we left a few things off our long list. What's something you do every day that buyers and sellers might not be aware of? 
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My respect for these warriors. May the force always be with them.
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10 Real Estate Sayings & Quotes
Do you ever say these things?

Every industry has common sayings that they use, but that sound silly to outsiders. And every industry also has their own inspirational quotes! Today we rounded up 10 of our favorite real estate sayings and quotes. 

Do you have a favorite real estate saying or quote? What would you add to this list?
Ten of our favorite real estate sayings and quotes from thought leaders. Interesting real estate content for agents, brokers and other real estate pros.
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5 Tips for Creating Facebook Ads
Promote your real estate listings & services more effectively

Do you use Facebook ads to expand your reach and achieve your advertising goals? If so, here are our 5 best tips to help you make more effective Facebook ad campaigns: http://bit.ly/AdTips4RE

Learn how to:
1. Define your objectives
2. Create a Custom Audience
3. Highlight a single listing
4. Add a Call-to-Action Button
5. Boost your reach

Have you had a positive or negative experience with Facebook ads for real estate?
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Thanks for sharing, +Karen Totty and +John Nugent! 
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