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This urgent appeal comes in response to the tragic murder of Realtor Beverly Carter. My name is Jonathan Lerner, and I am the owner/broker of Five Corners Properties. We are a boutique real estate firm located in NY and CT, with a 40-strong 40 sales force who, like Beverly Carter, are devoted to ...
10/06/2014
  As reported June 12th,  Zillow’s Chief Revenue Officer Greg Schwartz announced that now, for the first time on Zillow, home shoppers can search for and find homes that are not yet on the market, but expect to be listed for sale within 30 days called “Coming Soon” In a strongly worded statement...
06/13/2014
  Troubles in life come when we believe the myth that the Grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. Spoiler Alert... Shameless Plug... join me at my  "Live with Jon" appearances coming to your town!   The Keeping it Real Tour    Jon   Today I think of Robert Fulghum, you probably kn...
06/12/2014
This is pretty standard stuff for any good agent to remember and makes a good takeaway to hand potential clients or to give them after listing!  Real Estate Agents Rank Biggest Home Seller Mistakes A recent survey of real estate agents by ActiveRain has confirmed that there are certain things a s...
03/07/2014
Recently a local area Realtor in my area placed a banner above their office to mark the celebration of serving the local community for 25 years! A great idea... that is what they probably thought, it is certainly what I thought, and probably what you are thinking right now as you read this... Int...
12/06/2013
Recently I read an article that rejected the idea that younger people can earn a living as real estate agents just because they are “tech savvy,” and that this somehow gives them an advantage that enables them to compete with more experienced agents.   The author went on to explain “I believe tha...
11/14/2013
1) If a customer complains, confirm, confess and correct: “When customers go online and complain, the first thing I do is research what happened. I don’t open my mouth online until I have the facts. If the customer is right, I apologize immediately, and I ask what I can do as a gesture of my conc...
11/12/2013
If you know me, you know I practically grew up in the Hamptons, when I was a small child I rode my horse in town...today the landscape has changed.... mention the Hamptons and images of Rich and Famous pop into ones head.   Today I read an interesting article about how the town wants to limit ren...
08/30/2013
I'm gonna put my foot down today and finally say what one calls the Elephant in the room and that is this....  "There is just no room to have THREE giant players Zillow, Trulia, and Realtor.com in today's marketplace." First I'll disclose that I think we as business people are idiots for allowing...
08/20/2013
Recently William Shatner (Captain Kirk) address a convention of Star Trek fans and told them to Get A Life.....   well to go a step further a nurse was able to keep track of the top five biggest regrets of those that were dying..... so while you are still able to enjoy like take a look at the li...
08/08/2013
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