March, 2013

The Faces of Point2 – Melanie CeyThe Faces of Point2 – Melanie Cey
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Title: Senior Systems Analyst Started at Point2: October 2003 Hired at Point2 almost 10 years ago, Melanie is one of those women who does …

Pool Party! Do Swimming Pools Add Value?Pool Party! Do Swimming Pools Add Value?
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swimming pools add value pool party

It’s heating up outside (um… everywhere besides Saskatoon, anyway) and you know what that means: pool parties are just around the corner. In honor …

Famous Homes: Movie EditionFamous Homes: Movie Edition
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famous homes up

Yesterday we took a look at valuable celebrity real estate. But what about homes that are “celebrities” in their own right? Today on the …

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Here at Point2, we browse Point2 Homes fairly often. We suspect you look at it sometimes, too. Between checking out regional home prices and …

The Faces of Point2 – Kelbey WoytowichThe Faces of Point2 – Kelbey Woytowich
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Title: Programmer Started at Point2: October 2011 Kelbey started at Point2 as a Technical Analyst, but quickly joined the ranks of programmers on our …

Smart Marketing That Zaps the Generation GapSmart Marketing That Zaps the Generation Gap
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generational marketing

Success Series Webinar with Terri Murphy: Recap   Thursday’s webinar with real estate marketing aficionado Terri Murphy was a blast! People tuned in from …

Take Better Real Estate Photos with Your iPhoneTake Better Real Estate Photos with Your iPhone
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iphone real estate photos

We’re going to come right out and say it: it’s not altogether a terrible idea to take property photos with your iPhone. While smartphone …

What Color Is Your Business?What Color Is Your Business?
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color branding

What colors do you use to identify and brand your real estate business? Do the colors on your website match the hues on your …

Mobile Madness! 24 NEW Mobile-Friendly ThemesMobile Madness! 24 NEW Mobile-Friendly Themes
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real estate mobile themes blog

We just received exciting news from the Point2 workshop! There a now 24 additional mobile-friendly themes – with still more on the way. Mobile-friendly …

Upcoming Webinar: Smart Marketing That Zaps the Generational GapUpcoming Webinar: Smart Marketing That Zaps the Generational Gap
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generation-gap

Did you know there are four generational consumer groups in our marketplace right now? And that each one of these groups responds to your …

Wacky Bathrooms: Flushing $$ Down the Drain?Wacky Bathrooms: Flushing $$ Down the Drain?
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star wars wacky bathroom

Real estate agents know that bathrooms rank high on buyer’s lists when evaluating potential homes. In 2011, bathrooms became even more important to home …

Urban Agriculture: Coming Soon to a Home Near YouUrban Agriculture: Coming Soon to a Home Near You
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chicken yard urban agriculture

In keeping with the unintentional green theme happening this week, we decided to take a look at another sustainable living approach: urban agriculture. Urban …

6 Tips for Identifying Green Homes That Sell6 Tips for Identifying Green Homes That Sell
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green homes upgrades

This post is a follow-up piece to yesterday’s Yardi contribution on the subject of green homes by The Balance Sheet writer Erica Racson. Now …

Green Homes: Easy Sells Now, Easier in the Future?Green Homes: Easy Sells Now, Easier in the Future?
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green homes grass house

Today’s guest post comes to us from Erica Racson, a writer for The Balance Sheet, the Yardi corporate blog, as part of a blog …

Tablet Video for Real Estate AgentsTablet Video for Real Estate Agents
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video for real estate

Success Series Webinar with Michael Krisa & Mike Stewart: Recap Yesterday’s Success Series webinar taught us how to make videos for real estate using …

The Faces of Point2 – Joel LoewenThe Faces of Point2 – Joel Loewen
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Joel Loewen

Title: Director, Yardi Hosting Services Started at Point2: July 2002 Originally hired as a Systems Administrator for Point2 in 2002, Joel is now a …

The World’s Most Unusual HomesThe World’s Most Unusual Homes
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unsual homes

Yesterday we talked about unusual home upgrades that could affect the resale value of a listing. But what if the entire exterior of the …

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There are good home upgrades that add value to a home – wood floors, new windows, updated kitchen appliances – and then there are …

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We recently discovered a gem right here in our own archives. In a 2009 post entitled 13 Ways to Get Your Listings Noticed one …