Taking it to another level

Sex Sells. Say good-bye to the standard “Location! Location! Location!” Leave it up to the Aussies to take real estate marketing to an entirely different level.  You won’t see any pans across the room showing the architectural features of the home.  You can’t call this video boring or “just like every other agent out there.”…

The private remarks…revealed

From: Jim <Jim@IDon’tNeedNoStinkinRealators.com> To: Melina Tomson <melina@tomsonburnham.com> Date: Feb 13, 2011 3:05 AM Subject:  MLS Dear Melinda, I found you on Swillow and clicked through to your website.  I like your website and for an agent that’s saying something because most of them suck.  I like the house at 777 Lucky to Know Me Street…

Mamma Mia it’s #Salemia

For those of you that have read this blog for any length of time, you know that I have an occasional series I write called Ugly Ducking to Swan. It talks about the projects or new businesses in Salem that have improved the visual appeal or the culture of the city. Sometimes, unfortunately, Salem goes…

I am not like a toaster.

> You asked. We gave you what you wanted, but the power of the dark side was just too great for the wanna be Darth-Vader-Home-Seller. It isn’t a big secret that real estate agents have really low entry standards into a profession that helps people spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on a purchase.  I…

The home truth about Stayton

The Stayton market has done some great stabilizing this year, but that has more to do with people pulling their homes off the market and just not selling rather than anything else.  I fully expected home prices to drop a solid 10% from 2009 as the market fundamentals were all indicating strong downward pressure on…