The EZR Blog

108 Posts for Your Enjoyment

WordPress SEO Tips, some for Realtors

Info For Pros · Read in less than a minute 

2011 SEO Tips for Realtors Mostly just a video on this page… An SEO Guide for WordPress: Updated Nov 2010 More than just the video on this page… But the video is from Google’s Matt Cutts… If it’s overwhelming, just eat the elephant one bite at a time.

Opening GoodReader

Walk-through of How to sign documents with the iPad

Info For Pros · Read in 2 minutes 

After installing the GoodReader for iPad app or for iPhone ($4.99 as of this writing), which is a PDF reader and annotator (the feature we’ll be using), as well as being a text file reader, FTP and Dropbox file browser and synchronizer, image viewer, and much more… follow these steps: Disclaimer This guide shows how to […]

Best Free, Quick Real Estate Investment Calculator EVER – from OwnAmerica.com

Info for Investors, Uncategorized · Read in less than a minute 

Be prepared to have your real estate investor mind blown! Easy, free access, great usability, excellent example walk-through. How much better could a quick analysis be? DIY Free Real Estate Investment Calculator http://casestudy.ownamerica.com/ Analyze payments, income, future value projections, and cash-on-cash rate of return. Quick and easy. Disclaimer: It’s a calculator, not a crystal ball. […]

Craigslist logo from wikipedia

How to Post to Craigslist using HTML

Info For Pros · Read in less than a minute 

Craigslist HTML Tags Sometimes the answers are so simple… visit http://www.craigslist.org/about/help/html_in_craigslist_postings/details for all the HTML tags. Craigslist HTML Examples And http://www.craigslist.org/about/help/html_in_craigslist_postings/ has examples. Do it for Me If you want http://www.postlets.com/ to do it for you, you can, but at least you now know where to find Craigslist HTML info. You can also search Google […]

Writing SEO blog posts, listing descriptions, and blurbs

Info For Pros · Read in 7 minutes 

Whether you control the backend of the website you’re posting to (e.g. endzonerealty.com) or not (www.zillow.com), you have control of the content. And content is the most important factor in trying to show up in search results. If you control your own website (i.e. WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, etc.), you can use “keywords” (a “meta tag”), but they’re […]

Best Garage Sale Tips Ever

Fun · Read in 4 minutes 

Garage sales can be a fun, profitable, and enjoyable part of life, especially when moving or doing some Spring Cleaning. They can also be hectic and disorganized (not the goal of a garage sale). Hopefully the following info helps inspire you and ease your burden. Helpful Links http://www.theawkwardturtle.com/2009/02/23/yard-sales/ http://www.weekendtreasure.com/tips/index.php http://www.wvu.edu/~exten/infores/pubs/fypubs/wlg90.pdf http://www.ifg-inc.com/Consumer_Reports/GarageSale.shtml http://www.garagesalehunter.com/ Why I Like Garage […]

Everyday is a Holiday – Calendars, Events, History, and Fun!

Fun · Read in 6 minutes 

I like things that are able to be categorized, listed, bullet-pointed, calculated, mapped, and calendarized. No doubt, I am someone who likes orderly things, like financial analysis, CMAs, geotagging, address validation, mining databases, and browsing calendars. In a positive and reflective way, I believe there’s something to remember (and hopefully celebrate) every day: life, family, history, and […]

Should I Rent or Should I Buy?

For the Home · Read in 10 minutes 

Long term, there’s no doubt that buying is the better financial decision. However, the Rent vs. Buy question is very personal. The right answer for you today might be the opposite tomorrow. Rent vs. Buy is a moving target, which is appropriate, since we’re considering moving! When to Rent Credit scores or finances aren’t good […]

Why should I blog? I’m just a REALTOR…

Info For Pros · Read in 1 minute 

If you’re a REALTOR®, you should blog. Here’s why: Writing–even if it’s just in your secret journal–makes you a smarter person. Do it for them. Do it for you. How does anyone know you’re really a professional unless you share what you know? You don’t have to publicly divulge all your industry secrets, but share some […]