Free Cocktails – Homes.com Booth #2265 at NAR 2012.

Booth #2265 is the place to be! That’s our Homes.com booth at NAR 2012 in Orlando, and we are excited to kick off the event with an open bar with FREE cocktails! All you have to do is come by our booth if you’re attending the conference!

In honor of our Homes.com orange, naturally our favorite color around the office, the cocktail to try is our Signature Orange Crush Martini. Once you have that in hand, stick around to see all the great things we have to offer, including the many ways you can enter to win cash.

Be sure to get in front of the camera at our photo booth and have some fun! Tag yourself in the photo on Facebook and you will be entered for a chance to win an iPad Mini.

For those of you that can’t make it, don’t worry — you can enter for a chance to win too.  Simply, ‘Like’ or ‘Comment’ on the photos in the NAR 2012 photo album and you will be entered to win!

Each day of the event we will also be drawing a winner for $1,000 after our last presentation, so while you’re enjoying our open bar, be sure to take a look at all of presentations we have scheduled. We also will have some exciting new products to unveil and we want you to be the first to know.

Let’s cheers to NAR 2012 and kick this year off right! See you at booth #2265, the bright orange Homes.com arena of real estate marketing – Discover the Dream with us today!

Joe Sesso & His Top 13 Apps are Back at NAR!

There are so many apps out there in the smartphone world. It can be hard to know which ones are worth it and which ones aren’t. That’s where we come in!

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You can discover your real estate business dreams with just your smartphone. Seriously! If you’re going to NAR this year, stop by the Homes.com booth #2265 to find out how. Our tech expert Joe Sesso will be sharing his Top Ten Apps for Real Estate, one of the most popular topics on our blog, PLUS 3 BONUS APPS at the Homes.com booth. As mobile technology advances, so do your choices for real estate marketing. Be sure to catch this presentation to hear about all the latest and greatest apps you need to market and/or manage your real estate business effectively!

Joe will also be joined by special guest Erica Campbell, our social media guru, to let you in on the newest secret to listings exposure – Pinterest! Sure, you can pin recipes and outfits all day long, but did you know you can actually advance your real estate business with Pinterest, too? It’s true! Erica will tell you all about it!

While you’re gleaning important knowledge from Joe and Erica, be sure to enter for your chance to win some cash. Homes.com will be giving away $1,000 to one lucky winner each day of the conference! Don’t miss out on your chance to win – come say hi to us at booth #2265!

 

**Stay tuned – We will be providing ALL the notes for these presentations!

Discover the Dream with Homes.com at NAR!

Are you heading to the National Association of Realtors Conference and Expo November 9-12 in Orlando? If so, we’d love to connect with you!

Homes.com knows that real estate is all about dreaming big, so stop by our booth, number 2265, to Discover the Dream! We’ve got lots of great ways to make all of your real estate dreams come true. For starters, we are giving away $1,000 a day!

That’s right – each day one lucky winner will walk away $1,000 richer. And it could be you! All you need to do is stop by booth 2265!

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We also have a great lineup of intelligent speakers giving FREE presentations. Jimmy Mackin, Joe Sesso, and Erica Campbell will share insight on how to further your real estate business. And, as an added bonus, after each presentation, we’ll be drawing names for gift cards ranging from $10 to $100!

Also be sure to snap a shot in our “Discover the Dream” themed photo booth. We’ll be posting pictures from the booth on our Facebook page and if you like, comment, or tag any of the pictures you’ll be entered in to a drawing to win a brand new iPad Mini! *See rules, here

Lastly, don’t forget to stop by and enjoy our open bar. We’ll have premium cocktails, wine, and beer for you, as well as our yummy signature Orange Crush Martini. The bar will be in service between 3:00 and 6:00 PM on Friday night and 1:00 and 4:00 PM on Saturday.

If you’re not able to attend NAR this year, don’t worry – you can still get in on all the fun! Follow us on Twitter at @HomesPro and check out all the photos we upload to our Facebook page. And don’t forget to like and comment on the pictures because you can still win an iPad Mini, even if you’re not at the show! We’ll be drawing the winner each day at the **end of the last presentation. *See rules, here. 

(**Friday at 6pm.  Saturday at 4pm.  Sunday at 5pm.  Monday at 12:30pm all EDT.)

We’ll also be showcasing some new and exciting products from Homes.com, so if you’re unable to meet up with us at our booth, call us at 888-632-6211 to get more information!

Are you ready to Discover the Dream with us? See you in Orlando!

Discover the Magic with Homes.com and Jimmy Mackin at NAR!

Do you believe in magic? We do! The real estate industry can be full of magical moments – like helping a first time homebuyer close on their dream home – and it’s time to celebrate it! We at Homes.com are gearing up to head to the National Association of Realtors Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida on November 9th through the 12th! To highlight the magic surrounding your real estate business, the theme for this year’s convention is “Discover the Magic”!

While you’re discovering the magic at NAR, stop by booth #2265 to learn how you can “Discover Your Dream” with Homes.com! Each day at the conference, you can make your magical real estate dreams a reality – we’ll be giving away $1,000 to one lucky winner daily, and we’ll also be giving away an iPad Mini! But you have to stop by booth #2265 to enter!

One way we’re making your real estate dreams come true is by offering free presentations hosted by several real estate experts!

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If there is one guy out there who knows how to make marketing magic happen, it’s Jimmy Mackin. This year, we’re lucky enough to host not one but TWO presentations by Jimmy – he’ll tell you all about his Facebook Marketing Cheat Sheet  and how to Master Your iPad for Real Estate in Just 15 Minutes! To hear either or both of these enlightening presentations, be sure to stop by the Homes.com booth #2265! You won’t hear these tips at any other booth this year!

We are so excited to be able to help you discover your dream in real estate with these informative sessions at NAR. Be sure to stop by Homes.com’s booth to get more information and to enter for your chance to win $1,000! See you there!

Existing-Home Sales Are On the Rise Month Over Month, Year Over Year

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Good news! According to the National Association of Realtors, the housing market is definitely recovering. In April, existing-home sales rose and remain above where they were a year ago! NAR also states that the improvements in sales and prices spanned across all regions.

Existing-home sales are defined as completed transactions that include single-family homes, town houses, condos, and co-ops. According to NAR, existing-home sales hit 4.62 million in April. That’s almost a 3 and a half percent increase from the previous month, and a whopping 10 percent jump up from a year ago!

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