Blog about the Indianapolis and housing market in general

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Real Estate Agent - The Indy Realty Shop
This blog will discuss real estate in general as well as information on the market in Indianapolis, IN and the surrounding areas. Information for buyers, sellers, and real estate investors. Buyer and seller reports, tips and tricks to get your home sold fast and for top dollar. Information for buyers to find the home they want for the price they want.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Here is an example from today, something I am still steemed over. Clients coming in from out of state, actually flying in from California to meet with us tomorrow to view investment properties.  We called listing agent to schedule appoitments.  Guess what?  She said she was on vacation and she wi...
12/01/2006
We have many brand new homes for rent, as well as unique properties in Broadripple, Plainfield, and Avon. Properties for rent from  1 bedroom homes at $395/month to brand new single family homes with over 2,000 sq.ft. priced at $1,095 to $1,595/month. Check out are current listings at Indianapoli...
11/30/2006
Has anyone heard of the new way of builders getting investors to purchase their homes.  Basically, an investor group or a real estate broker advertises brand new homes for sale, then they add something like the following: xxx Walk in Equity Positive Cash Flow 6 Month Lease-Back Paid at Close- xxx...
11/30/2006
How many people out there have a website, but don't get any leads from it?   Does most agents even know what a website should have on it, to capture leads?  One thing I have found over the years is agents have not learned about marketing or marketing via their website.  A website needs to  captur...
11/29/2006
I said I would write a post about using Skype, but hadn't yet done it.  After researching and trying out almost everything out there, the best "soft phone" in the business is by Skype.  I like Vonage, but they charge you $24.99 for the unlimited plan, plus you then have to pay extra for the soft ...
11/29/2006
I posted this elsewhere in response to a question about lead generation and whether it works.  Here is my response, in a blog that more people I believe will read then other forum I posted on: I have to say, I have had great success with housevalues and other lead generation products.  Like Paul ...
11/28/2006
I have a wierd situation and not for sure how I should approach this.  My wife received a referral from a lender in town.  The person working for this lender that referred the lead to us has been in the businss for about a year.    I have had such bad experiences with lenders, I am very picky on ...
11/28/2006
If you are looking to save a lot of $$$ on phone bills, this post is for you.  I own my own company, but work out of my home most of the time.  My wife also works with me.  We have no home phone, just our mobile phones.    Theresa started working with me 3 months ago, but our mobile  bill has rea...
11/27/2006
Now this is really interesting and facinating direction of mobile phones. I currently use Skype for outbound calling over my broadband connection.  I will post a detailed article on that in a future post.  It saves me $$$ instead of using my mobile phone, if I am near a pc making calls to custome...
11/27/2006
Another new tech gadget I just purchased is the new Streets and Trips 2007.  I have had 2006 for a year or so, the new 2007 looks like it has several new cool features.   You can purchase it or view additional information here: http://www.microsoft.com/streets/default.mspx  For the ones here that...
11/25/2006
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