As much as this blog is all about real estate, it’s also all about me (Alex) and what I do to not only help my clients, but also my colleagues. For many years I’ve been dabbling in little ventures here and there to help my colleagues do more deals, and give their clients valuable real … Continue reading A Perfect Match, TeedHaze & The Goods…Where Are You?
If you haven’t heard about listing syndicator site Zillow acquiring competitor site Trulia for $3.5 Billion in stock, I feel for you…especially if you’re in real estate. Since this announcement, I’ve received a couple emails, seen a few comments, read a few newsletters, and thought I’d try to spark a dialogue here on the site. … Continue reading Zillow Acquires Trulia: Wake Up Brokers! They’re Getting Rich At Your Expense
I am pleased to announce the launch, and early adoption by Paragon Real Estate Group, of the newest addition to the San Francisco real estate scene “The Goods“, real estate marketing made simple. The goal of this new offering is to make it easy for real estate agents in the San Francisco/Bay Area to provide … Continue reading What Your Realtor Should Really Be Sending You…The Goods
Have a look at what hit our email in the past couple months, and the companies heavily marketing “pocket listings”, “off market” property, or “not on MLS” opportunities. You, the buyer, would probably like to know about these opportunities, wouldn’t you? Well…you can’t. Not until these brokerages wake up and join the year 2013, move … Continue reading Hey Buyers! Turns Out There’s More Inventory Than You Thought
Congratulations! How exciting that you’re taking the steps to buy a home in the San Francisco / Bay Area. You can consider yourself extremely lucky, as this is one of the best and most expensive markets in the country, and you’re clearly doing alright, so you should be rewarded by capturing some prime California real … Continue reading Buying A Home In San Francisco – Step 1: Get Pre-Approved / Provide Proof Of Funds
I’ve written before about technology that is here to stay, and how the real estate industry can benefit from all the brilliant people in the world creating it, and I’ve recently come across another good example of a new company that’s applying technology to attempt to solve a big headache for buyers and agents alike: … Continue reading Closing Time – Simplifying The Escrow Process With Technology