Covert more renters into homeowners

Frank and Brian from the National Real Estate Post had a great message I just had to share with you today. In a recent study it seems that 9 out of 10 renters don’t plan to buy a home this year. Why is that? Stricter lender guidelines? They just love renting? What could it be? I really think, most of …

How to “Legally” use Getty Images on your website for free!

We all have heard stories of people “borrowing” images from the internet soon to be hit with a demand letter from a huge online photo conglomerate like Getty Images with a huge $1000+ fine. Getty Images must have been paying too much in legal fees trying to collect  from the offenders, because they have developed a solution that allows you …

Celebrate National Unplug Day!

Are you going to participate in the new holiday National Unplug Day? The idea is to stay off social networks and off the internet from sundown Friday, March 7, until sundown Saturday, March 8. It’s not going to be easy for most of you to truly unplug for an entire day! I know for most of you, technology is part …

Images for your real estate website and copyright laws

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I had a conversation this morning with a real estate broker that was saving photos from a simple Google search and posting them to their website without thinking they might be violating copyright laws. They are now removing all the photos and replacing them with royalty free images. Some online image companies don’t take copyright violations lightly, with a potential …

What to expect in Real Estate in 2014!

Our real estate business is a living breathing thing. It is constantly changing and evolving and it actually takes a lot of effort for the average REALTOR® to keep abreast of all the changes throughout the year. FortuneBuilders.com has made a few predictions for 2014 that could affect the housing market. The good news is, although they predict that interest …