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I am  new to AI but a technical up to date person in our office put an AI chatbot on one of my marketing pages. I had not paid attention to the chatbot but yesterday a TV new host called me and asked a question about interviewing a Realtor in Iowa. I referred him to the chatbot and he called back...
11/13/2023
I am making a commitment to myself to keep up to date on the San Jose, Ca real estate market. It seems I only pay attention to the market when I am actively seeking to find a home for a buyer or posting a listing. Here goes. Not a lot at the start. Today there are 326 single family homes listed. ...
11/08/2023
Hard times for Mortgage Brokers was the headlines for the San Jose Mercury News, January 26, 2008. We are again "right sizing" our office space and expenses and I found the newspaper. The article brought back old times which are again current times. Here is the article that shows a repeat of hist...
10/10/2023
Hi AI (at Dougknowsrealestate.com  - click on the chat box on the bottom right to ask a question)  What do Realtors need to do to make Home Sellers Happy?Realtors can make home sellers happy by providing excellent service and achieving their goals in selling their homes. Here are a few ways they ...
09/15/2023
This is an email I sent to our agents today. Most of our agents are licensed Realtors and Mortgage Loan Originators. The email has been changed a little to fit Active Rain. --------------------Consider I am responsible for what I see.I choose the feelings I experience, and I decide upon the goal ...
09/14/2023
My Buyers have been lucky and I seem to be always lucky when representing Buyers. I think I have some answers as to why.1. My Buyers always have full Loan Approval when we make an offer. Full Loan Approval. That means we have a complete loan application with all of the supporting documents, have ...
09/11/2023
Like thousands of sales people I have used, and over used affirmations, my entire sales life. Over the weekend I came across an idea that is new to me and it is not affirmations, rather Askfirmations. I will give credit to the author and the book Askfirmations: Make affirmations more effective by...
09/05/2023
This is an article written by artificial intelligence. An absolute excellent computer expert friend put AI onmy www.Dougknowsrealestate.com site. I have not used it much yet but woke up this morning wondering,"Can AI write an Active Rain blog for me ?"  I asked the question that all Realtors and ...
08/26/2023
Until a few minutes ago I did not know the word chatbot. Our IT person put aChatbot on my www.dougknowsrealestate.com page. It is interactive and answersresidential real estate questions quickly -- wait there's more. We have asked it questions in English, French and Spanish. So the Chatbot is mul...
08/15/2023
I tell those who ask about buying in San Jose that now is not the time to buy; but, get ready. It seems like this economic misery has been with us forever but it has only been a short while and 'this too shall pass'. Nothing in this physical world lasts forever. Gas Prices up. Food Prices up. Mor...
08/14/2023
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