August, 2009

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Well folks, I am leaving Point2 today.  Don’t worry everybody; this isn’t some crazy lady posting some final words of bitterness to her soon-to-be-former …

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A few months back, we mentioned that we were looking forward to some crazy-good improvements here at Point2.  And we’re pleased to say, you won’t be …

Point2 Sheds Pounds for CharityPoint2 Sheds Pounds for Charity
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Lacey at the gym

A few months back a group of Point2’ers embarked on a weight loss challenge.  The first person who lost 10% of their total body weight and …

Get Your Listings On The Red CarpetGet Your Listings On The Red Carpet
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NewYorkTimes.com Listing

…With Spotlight Ads Hopefully everyone has followed the advice we posted last week which lists ways to create your listings so they get noticed.  …

Your Home Is Your Castle – LiterallyYour Home Is Your Castle – Literally
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One of the awesome perks of operating an international listings portal – *cough* Point2 Homes *cough* – is that I get to see some …

Staging a Home: Small Changes Can Mean More MoneyStaging a Home: Small Changes Can Mean More Money
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First impressions speak volumes, whether we are meeting a new person, entering a new city, or viewing a prospective purchase. These first impressions are …

Spam Sucks, reCAPTCHA HelpsSpam Sucks, reCAPTCHA Helps
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reCAPTCHA

I hate spam.  We all do.  It’s become even more of an issue lately as spammers have decided to use online forms on Point2 Agent …

Back to Basics: Understanding ExposureBack to Basics: Understanding Exposure
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I’m not sure how it happened, but my posts over the last few months have grown incredibly nerdy.  I mean, for the select few …

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Our home province of Saskatchewan, announced today the launch of Canada’s first automated national real estate property listing syndication program.  This is the first to …

13 Ways to Get Your Listings Noticed13 Ways to Get Your Listings Noticed
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No shortage of listing photos here!

Any way you slice it, your listings are your #1 marketing tool.  How can you be sure to market your listings effectively and get …

Getting It ‘Write’Getting It ‘Write’
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closerwriting

(With apologies to Kathleen Allardyce’s Getting It Write, Inc.) Let’s face it, not all of us were born with superb writing skills.  Perhaps, there …

Point2 Kickin’ it INMAN Connect-StylePoint2 Kickin’ it INMAN Connect-Style
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ConnectHappy

INMAN Connect San Francisco was a great time for the Point2 crew, as it always tends to be. I always love the West Coast …

How To: Creating 360° Virtual ToursHow To: Creating 360° Virtual Tours
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360 degree virtual tour

The growing demand for 360° virtual tours has led to a onslaught of new software, hardware and professional services.  Although there are a variety …

Moving On Up…or OutMoving On Up…or Out
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It is summer, and that usually means one thing: moving!  Whether it is a child preparing to move away for school, clients preparing to …

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Hi! My name is Tanis. It is a rather unusual name, I know – but at least not easily confused with the some of …

The Real Estate Confidence Index – Your Opinions MatterThe Real Estate Confidence Index – Your Opinions Matter
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Your opinions about market conditions matter.  For the past couple months we’ve sent out surveys to our US and Canadian members asking you to …

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We are pleased to announce that Southland Regional Association of REALTORS® have partnered with Point2 for listing syndication.  We’d like to extend a warm welcome …