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2011 

QR Codes (quick response) were originally developed by Toyota subsidiary Denso-Wave in 1994.  They are widely used in Japan and South Korea and are slowly being picked up as a quick method for camera phones (such as the I-Phone) to search for a URL just by pointing the phone/ camera at the QR.    
05/22/2011
QR Codes (quick response) were originally developed by Toyota subsidiary Denso-Wave in 1994.  They are widely used in Japan and South Korea and are slowly being picked up as a quick method for camera phones (such as the I-Phone) to search for a URL just by pointing the phone/ camera at the QR. Ca...
05/21/2011
Ever have a seller with a house with overgrown bushes?  I just sold the house next to this property.  If you drove down the street you would think it was undeveloped land.  If you look very closely you will see a door at the end of the front walk.  I have met this owner.  Basically he is an older...
05/20/2011
Balloons are a necessity of any good branding program in real estate as far as I am concerned.  Open house signs with balloons have been proven to bring traffic to the property and even in front of our office we always have a balloon waving in the wind.  Many times as a child stops to play with ...
05/20/2011
I think that many brokers would not be sure whether this was legal or not.  Apparently it is not only legal but imperetive if you are representing a seller...you must make sure that the appraiser knows the house, condo etc. as well as you do and that they know where its value lies.Can Real Estate...
05/19/2011
I have been in the real estate business for some time now.  I mark time by recessions.  This is either my third or fourth depending if you count the Dot Com Crash as a recession.  I don't count that one as a recession by the way. This one is actually my first depression or third recession dependi...
05/19/2011
I was always wondering when parking meters would become pieces of art.  Now they are.  Shape your own.  Make it your own.  Make the meter attendant kneel to do their job.  It's all fun...right?  I have offered in the past to pay for the meter cost (25 cents/ 20 minutes) for customers that do busi...
05/19/2011
I was always wondering when parking meters would become pieces of art.  Now they are.  Shape your own.  Make it your own.  Make the meter attendant kneel to do their job.  It's all fun...right?
05/18/2011
I was always wondering when parking meters would become pieces of art.  Now they are.  Shape your own.  Make it your own.  Make the meter attendant kneel to do their job.  It's all fun...right?
05/17/2011
I was always wondering when parking meters would become pieces of art.  Now they are.  Shape your own.  Make it your own.  Make the meter attendant kneel to do their job.  It's all fun...right?
05/16/2011
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