Monthly Archives: March 2011

February 2011 Utah County Housing Statistics

Inventory continues to decline as February indicates a 25% decrease, bringing us to 19.3% year-to-date. This has also brought our months supply of inventory down to 9.5 months, bringing us even closer to a balanced market. The best news in … Continue reading

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When Supply Is Down, Demand Goes Up!

Anyone who has suffered through an Economics class recognizes (and possibly cringes too) the supply vs. demand chart. Heck, my 6 year old daughter could tell you that daddy has had too many houses to sell and not enough buyers. … Continue reading

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Social Media ROI Strikes Again – Don’t Tell Mike Ferry

I had to share this simply because it made my day. My broker had asked me to put together a series of Social Media classes for our brokerage. One student in particular was most devoted and enthusiastic about all she … Continue reading

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The Most Accurate Utah Real Estate Listings

You remember the movie “Multiplicity”? Michael Keaton’s character is offered the opportunity to clone himself in hopes of freeing up some time to enjoy life. The first two clones worked out pretty good, but where things went wrong was that … Continue reading

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REALTORS – Advocates for Home Owners

REALTORS┬« oftentimes are type cast as in it just for the commission check. And while the commission check is definitely the ends that justify the means, they do so much more than just walk someone through the home buying process. … Continue reading

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It’s Not What You Say… It’s What They Say!

Erik Qualman (@equalman) created a cool video on the topic of Social Media ROI that featured a statement that has really stuck with me: This lesson was once again driven home to me last night loudly and clearly when I … Continue reading

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America Needs Jobs, Housing Creates Jobs

The National Association of REALTORS┬« (NAR) is launching a new public awareness campaign highlighting the importance that housing plays in creating jobs and building the United States economy. This campaign, aptly named “Housing First”, points out some key facts in … Continue reading

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2011 Utah Valley Home & Garden Expo

Don’t miss this year’s Utah Valley Home and Garden Expo: April 8 & 9 11 am – 8 pm UCCU Events Center at Utah Valley University Utah Valley knows the best way to create your perfect home is to attend … Continue reading

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Agent Reboot Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City –┬áSeptember 28, 2011 – $49   I attended my first Agent Reboot this year in New York City in conjunction with the Inman Connect Conference. After much begging and pleading with my contacts at Inman and with … Continue reading

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Mike Ferry and Social Media

There’s been a lot of talk recently about Mike Ferry and Social Media especially since Coldwell Banker’s brilliant move in hosting a smackdown event between Mike Ferry and Matthew Ferrara at their Generation Blue conference: For those of you wanting … Continue reading

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