If you see a car with a funnyGoogle Street View Camera helmet looking attachment on top of it, smile because it’s the Google Street View camera. We’ve spotted the car driving through the streets of Medford and Somerville updating their maps.
Technology continues to change the way real estate transactions are done. A few years ago I started using electronic signature software for my clients. This has greatly simplified signing documents for both local clients and people from out of state. Scanners have made it easier to read real estate contracts […]
Do you have old electronics sitting around in your house that you don’t know what to do with? On Saturday, October 1st, you can recycle your electronics while supporting the Brooks School PTO. Here are the details: RECYCLE DAY! SATURDAY OCTOBER 1 FROM 9-1 In the Brooks Elementary School Driveway […]
Have you started to notice QR codes like this one? QR stands for Quick Response. These 2 dimensional pictures are a new form of bar code which can be scanned using a cell phone and one of the many free bar code apps. QR codes bridge print advertising with mobile […]
Craigs List is a great tool. I use it to help spread the word about the properties I have for sale and seminars I run. I’ve had clients use it to sell furniture they no longer need when they’re selling a home and buyers use it to get great deals […]
Okay, I admit it – Google has some very good products that I would have trouble giving up, but as they get bigger and bigger, I’m not sure how comfortable I am with so much of my informaiton in the hands of one company. Google has just come up with […]
Do you use a Blackberry , iPhone or Treo? Send yourself a test email and then look at the bottom of the email. Every email you send from your smartphone probably says something like “Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry“. Unless Verizon or the other smartphone carriers start paying us […]
Did you get a new Wii or Iphone for the holidays and now don’t know what to do with your old phone or XBox? I’ve just come across a very cool site called Gazelle. This company buys old electronics like camcorders, cellphones and MP3 players. Rather than just recycle the […]
I’ve been giving a new presentation to help real estate agents understand social media and why they want to get involved. Whenever I teach, there’s always something new I learn, this time from Laura, one of the agents who came to a class. This video is the work of a […]
I’ve been having a lot of fun and meeting great people through Twitter. This social networking tool helps you connect to other people, you can expand your business, share ideas and it’s fun. It has one major negative . . . it can be a giant black hole for your […]
I got very excited watching this video about inexpensive plastic solar sheets that are already being testing and expect to be rolled out commercially by 2010. I figured that we’ve all been reading so much bad news lately, that it’s a good time to share something positive.
We all know that we’re supposed to back up our computers, but how many people actually do it? For years I had been using an external hard drive that automatically backed up my computer each night. The problem was it sat 1 foot away from my computer itself, so if […]
I’ve been creating PDF files of all of my real estate documents to make sharing these documents with clients very easy. Just about every computer has a PDF reader and it doesn’t matter whether the client uses Windows or Mac or which browser they use. I’ve recently found a free […]