Archive for December, 2011

Merry ChristmasThe Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance Wants to thank all of our members, guests, vendors and volunteers who attended last night’s Atlanta REIA Main Meeting, Vendor Trade Show and Christmas Party for 2011 and made it such a great success. We truly appreciate your participation and look forward to sharing another great year with you in 2012. Thanks again so much! We love you! Read More→

Do Open Houses Work?

Posted on December 6, 2011 by

Open House SignOne of the most effective marketing tools we use to quickly sell a property is an Open House.  Most realtors are quick to say that Open Houses are a BIG waste of time.  I disagree.  We’ve found Open Houses to be very effective and profitable!  After all, when you stop at a house that’s for sale, what are the first two questions you ask?  I bet they are: 1) How much is it? 2) What’s the inside look like?  

We normally hold our Open Houses on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  To maximize attendance, here are a few of the things we do to prepare for, and then conduct, a successful Open House. Read More→

What's Happening at Atlanta REIAThe first week of December 2011 is another great week of continuing education and networking at Atlanta REIA. Monday is the Atlanta REIA Main Meeting, Vendor Trade Show and Christmas Party. Thursday is the Haves & Wants Meeting, the Atlanta REIA South Meeting and Workshop #8 of our Internet Marketing Online Boot Camp on Social Bookmarking & RSS Feeds. Join us at any of our Atlanta REIA meetings and come learn, network and celebrate the holidays with us! Read More→

Internet Marketing Online Boot CampOn November 29, 2011, Dustin Griffin taught the 8th installment of the Atlanta REIA Internet Marketing Online Boot Camp, a series of live, online webcast workshops that are designed to teach you how to establish a strong Internet presence, get your websites, pages and profiles to the top of the major search engines quickly and to generate all the leads you can handle using the power of the Internet. In Workshop #8 on Marketing with Online Videos, Dustin taught attendees how to use simple, easy to create, videos to promote your business online through video sites, social networking sites, blogging, email marketing, search engine optimization, webcasts and more. Read More→