Gene Ward's Real Estate Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Area Pro Realty
The key to a successful real estate transaction, whether buying, selling or investing, is to organize and implement a plan for success.
As the Technology Integration Specialist for Area Pro Realty I talk daily with agents in our franchises from around the country. In addition to questions about using our technology they ask how the real estate market is doing and what my projections are for the future. My answer is always the sam...
As the technology integration specialist for Area Pro Realty my duties include finding and evaluating new technology to help our agents locate new business. I signed up for a Posterous account some months back but had not had the time to really put it to test. One of the things I like about Poste...
The Alamo, CA home market summary below for Active, Pending and Sold listings. The Pending and Sold homes are dated from June, 20 2010 to July 20, 2010. Active Listings= 1, Avg. days on the market= 110 days. Pending Listings taken off market in the last 30 days= 19 (Keep in mind some of these pen...
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Latest marketing statistics from Alamo, California. April 27th, 2010.  Let's put these numbers into perspective. A 38 million dollar listing was removed (where indicated), from the statistics as it's an unusually high price. 1. Sold (coe), in the last 30 days = 1, the remaining closed after the 1...
I couldn't wait to see what the graph looked like this year as 2009 was a down year for home prices across the country. In normal markets, when interest rates are low (see history of interest rate chart below), home prices normally increase. Even at the previous historic low in 1963 rates were ar...
Are you looking for a home or property in Alamo, CA? If you are in the process, or getting ready to, start your Alamo home search, now is the time to get started. Interest rates are still at historic lows and home prices have dropped to reasonable levels compared to 1 or 2 years ago. You will of ...
One of my laptops was lent out and the virus protection had expired so of course it got infected. A total of 56 viruses and trojans. I spent many hours researching and removing all viruses and trojans. The only error left was windows automatic update would not complete the update process. Microso...
Area Pro Realty provides the technology and tools to help our agents sell more real estate. We are a vitual real estate company so we must utilize technology ourselves to keep agents informed and trained. One of the ways we do that, a weekly live internet radio show called Techcall. If you have k...
Real estate, where we all make tons of money, drive fancy cars, wear stylish clothing and eat in expensive restaurants, yeah, right. The real estate business is dynamic, changing conditions mean brokerages and agents have to stay on top of what works and what doesn't. Is it a seller's or buyer's ...

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Information and real estate market statistics for Alamo, CA. An inside look into the truth about real estate. How to find the right properties and negotiate the best deals. Real Estate professionals at Area Pro Realty.