April 2016 Housing Market reports are out and so are our visually instructive infographics! Learn about the real estate market at a national level. Vancouver and Toronto continue to raise dispute about the rising prices. Unaffordability pushes Vancouver locals to Victoria, increasing home sales while in Calgary the situation remains obscure. Reports provided by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, Victoria Real Estate Board, Calgary Real Estate Board and Toronto Real Estate Board.
Buyer's aren't looking to make big expenses and sellers are holding off until the new year. The decrease in home sales around the holidays is nothing new. Regardless of this stagnation, I'm sure, that all forward-think realtors will agree that the so-called holiday slump is not something to fear, but rather something to embrace. Guaranteed, sales will be slower as the days get colder and the urge to kick back, relax and take off your realtor hat is higher. However, just because numbers might be loosing momentum it doesn't mean that you have to too.
So to begin with congratulations (no you haven't won the lotto, it's better than that) on owning a Ubertor Website! We would like to offer you some valuable advice on how to get the best out of your site this year. As I'm sure you are well aware the internet and social media has fast become the most popular way to communicate your business to the general population. The world is your oyster or rather your website is your oyster! So lets get your site working to promote you as one of the best in the realty business....
Social Media Week is coming up! It is happening in Beirut, Berlin, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Glasgow, Los Angeles, Milan, Moscow, Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo and of course Vancouver. Social Media Week is a 5 day event, running at the same time in each city, and is FREE to attend.
The most recent video in the series from the Socialnomics team. Check it out. (running time 2:35)
I had the honor of speaking at the Banff Western Connection Conference last week in Banff, AB. It was a fantastic conference - really well put together. (You should think about attending the next one)
Now, upon request from our live chat team, you can have Facebook and Twitter sharing buttons added to every listing and blog post within your Ubertor website. This makes it easier for your website readers to share the content on your website that they enjoy. Here is what this feature looks like on Joey Marshall's website;