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WHY AIRBNB IS JUST PLAIN AWESOME

I am a huge Airbnb supporter, because I believe the site has really revolutionized travel by featuring literally every interpretation of a the phrase “roof over your head.” To better understand why I love Airbnb so much, here are some advantages to the site from both the Listing and Renting sides.

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“IT’S A JUNGLE IN THERE!”- A GUIDE TO TASTEFUL GREENERY

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If you’re trying to sell your home, your choice in plants and their position within your space may, believe it or not, push the less plant-minded potential homebuyers out the door. At the same time, if selected and positioned carefully, plants can take your space to the next level! So here is your guide to tasteful greenery or the do’s and don’ts of home horticulture.

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Social Media: Using Video

The truth is, video marketing (as in having professional videos done) can be very costly and from an economical stand point, it doesn’t make much sense. Videos can cost anywhere from 300-2000 depending on quality, and that is a large amount to invest in all your listings. However, on that million dollar listing, it may be something to consider. However, you should keep in mind that today’s post is all about making some great videos the DIY free way (meaning free!).

Once again, just as in the previous post on Photo apps, there are many video apps, but I am only going to touch upon my two favourite DIY apps – Instagram and Hyperlapse (both the same company, but different purposes).

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Social Media: Using Photo Apps for Real Estate

There are hundreds of apps that you could potentially use for sharing photos on social media, but I personally haven’t used all of them (I’ve used lots though). I am, however, going to share some of my favorites.

Firstly, I want to start off by saying that I highly recommend you take advantage of your smartphone with these apps, because it will give you more authenticity, it will allow people to connect with you on a more personal level, and people are generally more interested in posts that involve pictures or video (especially ones that look good).

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Social Media: Scheduling Posts

Post numéro deux. Maybe you are already coming back for more, maybe this is the first post your reading, and maybe after this, you’ll never want to read another post of mine again. But that’s all for you to find out in this post’s topic on scheduling social media posts.

Carrying over from the previous post in the series, social media can be a lot of work. It is, infact, a full-time job for many people, and your first job as realtor is understandably and obviously real estate. Social media is just a part of your marketing tactic. Thankfully, some wonderful people have realized this and have provided us with excellent solutions to setup posts now to be shared in the future.

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WHY YOU NEED TO START USING VIDEO

Having videos curated can have a multitude of advantages. It can help you sell your listing and it can help attract new clients. You can also provide educational videos proving your expertise, and you can do short -pieces on specific communities….According to an Australian Real Estate Group, real estate listings that include a video receive 403% more inquiries than those without.

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PRICE YOUR HOME TO SELL

When selling your home it’s important to make a good first impression. Newly listed homes generate the most interest within the first couple weeks of being listed.

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