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Buying a Home

Social Media for Homebuyers

August 9, 2016
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Social media has transformed the homebuying process in recent years, making it possible to identify, view and get advice and opinions on new homes without ever leaving the comfort of your current home. Facebook, Houzz, YouTube, GreatSchools.org… One thing is certain. There is no shortage of social media tools to help today’s homebuyers home in on their dream dwellings more quickly and efficiently than ever before. Following are some of the most popular social platforms for prospective homebuyers. Chances are, you’re already using one or…

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Life at Home

7 Pinners for Homeowners to Follow

March 12, 2015

Pinterest can be a great place to get ideas about home decorating, entertaining, organized living and many other ways to enjoy life in and around your home. But, the experience is only as good as the people you choose to follow. If you’re new to Pinterest—or just looking to inject some domestic genius into your feed—consider these pinteresting bloggers, designers and lifestyle brands: 1. Home décor: Ballard Designs This Atlanta firm shares interior design inspiration and advice via its Pinterest boards and blog, How to…

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Selling a Home

Tips on Crafting a Listing to Help You Sell Your Home Faster

September 17, 2014

A successful listing is defined both by how well it’s written and by the quality of its exposure—that is to say, how well you’ve leveraged traditional mediums with newer web resources to tap into the largest pool of potential homebuyers. For tips on both fronts, check out our advice below on how to write a successful listing that casts a wide net. START WITH THE RIGHT SELLING AGENT A good selling agent will work with you to write the best listing possible and see that…

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Buying a Home

Social Media for Homebuyers

August 6, 2014

Real estate research has never been easier for homebuyers. Looking for listings? Check Zillow or Realtor.com. Want to estimate commute times? Hello, Google Maps! Need a report card on schools? Pull up GreatSchools.org. From neighborhood income data and crime statistics to home price trends and HOA bylaws, you can probably find it online with just a few clicks of the mouse. Since there’s such a glut of online info, you may wonder what social media could possibly contribute to your home search. Twitter probably won’t…

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Buying a Home

Pinterest for Real Estate

April 15, 2013

When you think of house hunting online, sites like Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com probably spring to mind. Our new favorite resource? Pinterest! Pinterest for homebuyers: One of the most popular categories on Pinterest is Home Décor. Homeowners and aspiring homeowners love to collect decorating ideas into a Dream Home board, whether they’re in the market for a new home or not. Even if this kind of hobby isn’t for you, you may want to try it out if you’re house hunting. Why? Pinning can help…

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