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Best Way to Protect Your iPad Pro

IPad Pro case w/handles for Realtors

iPad Covers and Protective Sleeves

If you are like me, you love your iPad. You also, love what all your iPad can do, from registering open house guests, to using it to show competing listings to your clients when touring homes. I also know of, and have considered using it in listing presentations more often than I currently do. My iPad Pro is my go to device, whenever I want to be out and about, but not have my Mac Book Pro in tow.

To be able to take my iPad everywhere that I want to go, and do it safely, I knew that I would have to get a good case for it. A case that would protect it (to a certain degree, please read the specs.), and yet allow me to carry it easily, hide it when necessary, and overall allow me to feel comfortable to take it with me. If you don’t feel comfortable carrying it, then you won’t use it, so why bother.

I looked at a lot of types of cases, and came up with this one. Offered by Amazon, and being part of their Basics program, I have found this case with handles to be a great option. I have been very pleased, and I have even had my own clients ask me where I got it, since they wanted one too.

To read reviews, and/or see current pricing from Amazon, you can click the image, or click here. Please note that you will be using my Amazon Affiliate link, and if you purchase, I will earn a small fee from Amazon. No, you don’t pay more, but the fee that they pay me helps me pay for my website. Thank you in advance for shopping, and shopping often!

Need a case that is a bit more substantial? You can also find those on Amazon, just click here.

 

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How to Make Your Open House Stand Out!

Air Dancer for Realtor Open House

How to Make Your Open House Stand Out!Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Man to Market Real Estate

I am sure that you have been like me, just driving along the highway, or the retail center of your town, and you look up and see something billowing in the air, usually bright color, and very tall. You take note, and you realize that you are nearing your local AT&T Store, perhaps Verizon, or a local sandwich shop. These air dancers as they like to call them, are more popular than ever in the retail environment, and I expect you will see them more and more now that the costs have gone down. Plus, much cheaper than hiring a dancing cellphone, or giant piece of pizza (costume).

So, take the retailers lead and incorporate an air dancer to really make your open house stand out. No more need for balloons, getting tangled on the for sale sign outside of your listing. Why would you want your listing to look just like everyone else holding an open house that day. Your clients will tell you that their house isn’t the same as everyone else, so why would you want to advertise your open house like everyone else too?!

LookOurWay Air Dancer Tube Man “OPEN HOUSE” Fly Guy Puppet Complete Set with 1/4 HP Sky Blower, 6-Feet, Red

See more details, specifications, current pricing, and a short video here on Amazon.

  • Comes with 1 Red Embroidered 6 ft Air Dancer OPEN HOUSE and 1 blower
  • Air Dancer Material: High strength polyamide nylon silk w/added tarpaulin (parachute-like non-rip)
  • Air Dancer Height: 6 ft Air Dancer Diameter: 9 in Blower Diameter: 9″
  • Blower – 1/4 HP, 1 speed, lockable wheels, power – 110 V/60Hz, standard wall plug

To place an order on Amazon, click here.

Other Air Dancers Currently Available

Shop Amazon for Air Dancers, accessories, or supplies. See various manufacturers, and types of Inflatable Tube Men, and Women for Real Estate Marketing. Just a reminder, that though you will be shopping on Amazon, I do get a small fee for your purchase. However, you still get the same great price, and the fee that Amazon pays, only helps me pay for my website. Thank you in advance for shopping often.


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Do you use these in your open house marketing, or considering starting? Post your comment and/or suggestions on best uses below.

You Need These if You are Listing Vacant Homes

MasterLock Lock Boxes for Real Estate Listings

You Need These if You are Listing Vacant HomesSecurity for Vacant Real Estate Listings

Not everyone can afford to have a Supra box, or similar for every home that they list. In cases where you are an agent who lists a lot of “as is” homes, or homes in distress, using a Supra on each one can become very expensive, and really I would think would be unnecessary.

Usually here in my city, I see these types of combo locks being used most of the time. They are efficient, easy to maintain, never need to be updated, or replaced with new software, and they just work. Sure, there are a few drawbacks, since you have to email, or call with the combination, and agents like me sometimes forget to write it down before a showing, but the locks themselves are pretty infallible. Unlike agents that is!

If you are an agent, or perhaps a broker or builder, who lists many homes like these at one time, then buying in bulk is a great way to save some money. The bulk cost for these, sounds like a great deal, compared to buying individually. But like I said, I don’t really use them in my business, so you would need to be the judge.

There are many styles of these types of locks, and manufacturers, and you will see a list of many that Amazon offers for sale below. This is just one of the many bulk locking system deals that I saw.

Lion Locks 1500 Key Storage Realtor Lock Box with Set-Your-Own Combination, (12 Pack)


Click image above to see current pricing and/or reviews on Amazon. Just a reminder that though the links will take you to Amazon, for which I am an Affiliate, and I get a small fee from any purchase, you still get the same low-pricing you would always get from Amazon. The fee Amazon pays helps me pay for the website, and I thank you in advance for your purchase, and ask that you bookmark this page, and purchase often.

Other Styles of Lock Boxes Available

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Congratulations on Your New Home

Congratulations on Your New Home

Custom New Home Cards to Give at Closing

OK, you and your buyers have worked very hard to get through the process of buying their home, and now it’s time to relax and enjoy it.

Many agents give their clients gifts at closing, but not all. However, you should try to do something to commemorate the day, and this beautiful card may just what you are looking for.

I haven’t bought this card stock just yet, having found so many others that I enjoy (reviews to follow), but I really like the concept, and the creativity of the item.

To see the Amazon reviews click here, and read what others are saying.

Ready to price, and purchase, click this link.

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Some of the links above will take you to Amazon through my Affiliate account, and though I may get a small fee for most items you may buy, you still get the same great pricing from Amazon. The fee just offsets the cost of my website. I thank you in advance for shopping, bookmarking this site, and shopping using my links often.

Personalized Our First Home Skeleton Key Wall Art Print on Fine Art Paper

Our First Home Skeleton Key Wall Art

Custom Made House Warming or Closing Gifts

If you are looking for a beautiful gift to give a great client at the closing table, this is a must consider. Perhaps you are visiting their new home, after closing, only stopping in as a guest, then this would be a sweet present to have in hand. Either way, this soon to be cherished gift, is at a price point that will not break your budget. Yet giving one of these as a gift will still let your client know how much you enjoyed having helping them with their real estate needs.

Offered without the frame, (shop frames here) and with options in design available, click the image to see Amazon reviews, or to see current pricing, and specifics. A reminder that Amazon does pay me a small fee should you purchase, but you still get the same great pricing you normally would. The fee that they pay helps me pay for the upkeep of the website. Please bookmark this page, and visit/purchase often, thank you!

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