Blog about the Indianapolis and housing market in general

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.
Stunning, brand new Gunstra built 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath condo in 4 star Plainfield school systems. Former Gunstra Model ready for immediate possesion and your finishing touches. All appliances stay in this gorgeous 2 story model. Come view your new condo TODAY!!   For additional photos and infor...
There has been ongoing dialog over the past few months about the new broadband cards for laptops.  I love my card and couldn't really do my business efficiently without one.Posts on this topic can be found here:One of my original posts Related topic Great post by Jeff Turner I was in Chicago this...
I just recently had a heated discussion on what is the proper way to obtain and use email addresses in marketing.  I was informed by the individual I was stubborn to believe we can't send out spam without someone asking for information from us.   If I am reading the can-spam laws correctly, it is...
Everyone. A new book was just published that I feel is a book everyone that is serious about real estate sales needs to read:  Billion Dollar Agent In a nutshell, the author interviewed hundreds of agents throughout the United States and Canada to determine agents that have sold or will sell soon...
Eagles Nest in Zionsville is one of the newest subdivisions in Zionsville.  Homes in this area are priced between $220k-$400k.  Beazer and Ryland are building these new homes.  Eagles Nest is located right off of 334 and Lafayette Road.  This is near shopping, churches, and schools.  Also just mi...
I started using hittails on most of my websites and blogs about 3 weeks ago.  For those that do their own SEO optimization, this is a great tool.  Basically, you add code to each page on your website.  Each time someone  does a search via google, or anywhere, clicks on a link that takes them to y...
I'll get some things wrote up in a few days, I just haven't had time.  We did work during the day, I promise!Saturday was a great day, we worked almost straight through from 8am until 8pm.  Learned quite a lot, which I will be discussing in another post. Here is a few photos  before the event sta...
Floydfest doesn't officially start until noon today, but last night was a blast for the people that showed up 12 hours early to the cold windy city of Chicago.Twenty five to thirty  people, many of the original "sweat hogs", made an appearance for karaoke night on Thursday evening.  A few photos....
I am heading out from Indianapolis to Chicago for the annual Floyd Fest training seminars...  This is actually known as the Master Sales Association Annual event.  Over 500 of the top real estate agents and brokers will be at this event.  This will be an exciting 3 days of training.  Floyd Wickma...
I just had to share something that happened  today.  It makes all the hard work we do and the hard closings all worth it when an easy one comes around.My website is generating between 2-3 leads per day.  In fact, my web traffic has increased 233% over the past 4 months.  A lot in part to my SEO w...

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