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Earth View Helps Homebuyers

May 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

The newly launched Earth View in Google Maps integrates features found on Google Earth to allow for a virtual flyover of an area. It’s literally like taking a helicopter ride over an area you’re interested in. I’m sure home buyers from out of town will start utilizing this feature to get a feel for an […]

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Itunes for Real Estate Searches

December 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Itunes for Real Estate Searches

screenshot from Future of Real Estate Marketing I tell you what, I’m lovin the new direction Coldwell Banker is taking with their web presence. Did I tell you this is the company that I work for? Holy smokes, this new site, beta.coldwellbanker.com, is freakin awesome. It figures out where you’re located through your IP address, […]

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The Google Real Estate Game

November 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on The Google Real Estate Game

Sorry I’ve been absent for a few weeks. I’ve been out of town in Arkansas and Mississippi and just missed out on qualifying for the 2010 Bassmaster Classic. I mean it was dang close and would’ve been better if it was a blowout. It really drained me emotionally, not to mention the physical toll, but […]

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Google Real Estate Search

July 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on Google Real Estate Search

Google is becoming a part of our lives more and more. Google Docs and Calendar has made spending hundreds of dollars on Microsoft Office appalling and Google Maps makes it easier to get place. I find myself checking directions to place I’ve been going to for years and the Google directions are usually quicker. Google […]

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Web Appeal is Today’s Curb Appeal

June 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Web Appeal is Today’s Curb Appeal

These days, home buyers are spending more time on the internet to search for properties making web appeal as important if not more important than curb appeal. A post on the Zillow blog, Web Appeal-It’s the New Curb Appeal, got me thinking about how important web appeal is becoming. The majority of home shopping begins […]

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Coldwell Banker Home Search on Microsoft Surface

April 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off on Coldwell Banker Home Search on Microsoft Surface

Coldwell Banker just developed a new home search app for the Microsoft Surface which is not available yet, but hopefully there’s a release in the near future. This technology is right around the corner and you’ll be able to harness the power of your PC on everyday appliances like coffee tables, refrigerators, etc. Being a […]

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Reality of Virtual Worlds

March 11th, 2009 · Comments Off on Reality of Virtual Worlds

I love the direction the Future of Real Estate Marketing blog is taking these days. The short film featured on the last post, Virtual Tours and Virtual Worlds, seems far fetched at first… but this presentation at the TED conference shows that it’s actually quite close to becoming a reality. The simple device featured in […]

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Virtual Tours and Virtual Worlds

March 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on Virtual Tours and Virtual Worlds

World Builder from Bruce Branit on Vimeo. I noticed this short film on Future of Real Estate Marketing about a man who builds an idyllic virtual world for the woman he loves. It’s reported that it took film maker Bruce Branit over two years to create all the visual effect for this piece. Like any […]

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Secrets to an Awesome Surround Sound System

August 12th, 2008 · Comments Off on Secrets to an Awesome Surround Sound System

One of the things most guys can’t wait to do after buying a new home is setting up the plasma TV and surround sound system for the home theater to watch their games and war movies. That’s what I did. CNET has this fantastic video revealing three secrets to an awesome surround sound system in […]

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A New Way to Search Online

August 8th, 2008 · Comments Off on A New Way to Search Online

Tired of using Google and Yahoo to do your searches? Try Searchme. I just ran across this search engine and it’s probably the neatest thing since sliced bread. Instead displaying search results with links, it shows snapshots of web pages with your search terms highlighted on the page. Browsing through the results is a lot […]

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