Harriet Goodove
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Towne Realty
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VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23451
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Emily Nied
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Towne Realty
600 22ND STREET SUITE 101
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23451
office:757.422.2200
mobile:757.338.0508
fax:757.422.2631
enied@bhhstowne.com




Real Estate News
How to use direct mail to find off-market homes
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 2:42:53
The ability to find off-market homes is truly invaluable. As an agent, you’ll be able to win listings without worrying about competition and show buyers homes they can’t find anywhere else. Find out how Gary Boomershine uses the six M’s of direct mail marketing for the win. read more»

Remember manifestos? Here’s why it’s time to bring them back
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 2:29:57
You often hear real estate professionals drone on and on about customer service. Here’s the problem with that: There’s no record of it. Talk is cheap. Backing up that talk with the printed word, available for the world to see, is critical for success. Enter the manifesto. read more»

Why it’s time to pull back the curtain on commission
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 0:53:42
The value buyers get from their real estate agent is under greater scrutiny than ever. Now more than ever, buyer's agents need to prove their worth. read more»

5 things every agent must do to reach the next level
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 0:15:37
Getting through the first year, joining the million dollar club, growing a team — regardless of the goal, every real estate agent wants to know how to get to the next level at some point in their career. We spoke to experts on lead gen, social media, content marketing and leadership to find out what every agent needs to know. read more»

Atlanta home with no front door hits market for $1.25M
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 12:45:29
Haus Gables, a remarkable Georgia property with sharp roof edges and no front door, has hit the market for $1.25 million. read more»

Should more American cities do away with single-family zoning?
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 12:22:15
As housing costs price more people out of the market, some regions want to allow more multifamily development. read more»

Frank Lloyd Wright home hits the market — without an agent
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 9:54:32
Only three Frank Lloyd Wright homes remain in all of New Jersey — and one of them just hit the market for $1.2 million without an agent. read more»

Say hello to Property Portfolio
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 8:36:25
Every Tuesday, Property Portfolio brings readers a mix of the latest news and information on the growing investment property market as well as the most important industry trends and new developments, the powerful new technologies and tools reshaping how business is done, and helpful tips and strategies on how to grow your business — no matter one’s experience level or role in the market. read more»

Climb Real Estate adds automated marketing from Imprev
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 7:58:04
Climb Real Estate, a full-service brokerage based in the Bay Area, is partnering with Imprev to give its agents access to automated marketing services. read more»

Housing starts and completions dip in May
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 6:20:11
Privately owned housing starts dropped 0.9 percent month-over-month and 4.7 percent year-over-year in June, according to new Census data. read more»

How to ensure your vacation rental gets great reviews
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 6:00:09
Vacation and short-term rentals have exploded onto the scene, snatching up short-term stay market share from the hotel industry in high volumes. But with the presence of so many options – Airbnb these days has nearly four times the rooms for rent than Marriott does – it's hard to make sure your rental stands out among others. read more»

Ikea rebuilds rooms from ‘Friends,’ ‘Simpsons’ and ‘Stranger Things’
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 5:57:36
A new Ikea campaign in the United Arab Emirates recreates the living rooms of three iconic TV shows with furniture that can be bought in its stores. read more»

Property management startup Home365 launches in Las Vegas
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 5:15:32
The Bay Area-based startup offers full-service management for property owners at a single fee determined by an algorithm. read more»

Vacasa takes over management of 85 properties in Washington
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 5:00:11
Sea to Sky is based in Seattle and currently manages 85 properties, all of which Vacasa will take over. Michelle Acquavella founded Sea to Sky in 2003, but told Inman that she ultimately decided to sell. read more»

Naked data under the stars: A real estate love story
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 2:00:13
Industry data is often masked in layers of cosmetic “enhancements” and workarounds. It presents relationship problems when agents, brokers and MLSs aren't looking at the same picture. Innovative technology companies are swooning for the powerhouse data feeds coming from Stellar MLS. read more»

The essential guide to investment properties
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 2:00:11
It's a huge industry, and one that represents an opportunity for agents. But it's also a field with quirks, culture, sub-categories and methodologies. read more»

Agent/broker perspective: How to help agents avoid burning out
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 1:29:13
In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. A successful agent is experiencing career boredom and finding herself in need of some new challenges and inspiration. What can her broker do to help motivate her and establish fresh goals? read more»

Office morale low? 3 tips for raising spirits
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 0:45:59
Keeping the office in a positive mindset requires creativity, flexibility and authenticity. Here are three proven ways to raise office morale. read more»

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