Starting next month there will be a new Facebook option on recogniation ad order forms. You can choose to order a paid ad on Facebook to run for up to a month instead of in a printed publication. The ads costs $100, so your company subsidy will will cover it with no cost to you.

While the new forms will not go out until next month, we are still offering the FB ad to those interested starting now. If you qualified for a rec ad in June and want one, please contact Josh Baldwin in marketing for more info.

A recent report from Barracuda Networks found that 87 per cent of respondents faced an attempted email-based phishing attack in the past year, making it clear that email-based phishing continues to be a major threat vector. But what happens when improved security defences and employee awareness training make email phishing threats less likely to succeed? Read complete article.

Source: Atif Mushtaq, IT Pro Portal, Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Kristi Goodloe of the Leawood office passed away Thursday, July 5. She was new to the company but was quick to make friends, eager to help and was a wonderful addition to our office. Prior to joining us she had a career in radio. She loved her new career and will be missed by all who knew her.

The Summer 2018 issue of Distinctive Collection is now available. Flip through this digital magazine to see some of Kansas City’s finest luxury homes priced from the $600Ks. From stunning, English tudors to one of Kansas City’s historic homes, you’ll see beautiful interior and exterior photos, as well as details about these exclusive homes for sale. Share this e-magazine with your prospects and clients today who are searching for their next Kansas City luxury home.

Real estate professionals use catchy slogans to sound smart and help people remember them. And sometimes the same ones are used for decades. Over time, these cliches lose impact. Overused and cheesy slogans can drive clients away. Nobody wants a client to shake their head or roll their eyes when they read their marketing content. The goal is to use words that positively grab their attention. With that in mind, consider six real estate catch phrases you should stop using now. Read complete article.

Source: BHG Real Estate Blog, Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Shiv Nadar wisely said, “Adaptability and constant innovation is key to the survival of any company in a competitive market.” Real estate is a competitive industry. Creativity and marketing are crucial to achieve success and continue to build a thriving business. Try one or more of these five innovative real estate marketing tips you never thought of before. Read complete article.

Source: BHG Real Estate Blog, Wednesday, June 27, 2018

ICYMI, COO Steve Servais appeared on KSHB-TV’s KC LIVE morning show on Wednesday, June 27. He was there to talk about-and-demonstrate our exclusive voice home search ‘Alexa’ skill for Amazon smart speakers. If you didn’t get a chance to see it live ot record it on your DVR, we have the full segment right here.

We’re excited to announce that Brad Bergeson has joined our Leawood office. Brad is new to selling homes but has experience in the property management. He comes to us from Renters Warehouse in Kansas City and also worked as a landlord. Brad is originally from Overland Park and has lived in Prairie Village for the last 18 years. He attended both Westminster College in Fulton, MO and Centriq Training in Leawood, KS.Help us make Brad feel welcome as a new member of our real estate family.

It’s that time of year again . . . time for the football magnet schedules. You can choose from the Kansas City Chiefs, KU, K-State or MU schedules which you can customize with your photo and contact info. Schedules cost $0.39 each (with order of 500), plus shipping, handling, and tax. Orders are in increments of 100 only. (e.g. You can order 300 magnets, but not 250.) All magnets are mailable in standard 10″ envelopes.

To place your order, visit the Magnet Street site and select your team and schedule type to begin.