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Jay writes about Technology stuff as well as the local real estate markets in the Kansas City northland including Liberty, Gladstone, North Kansas City and Kansas City Metro. Jay digs social media and gadgets to make real estate FUN!
Check out the blog below! Click the link (it took me 2.7 seconds) and let's get the word out about ActiveRain! Re-blog to help get the word around!Inman News is holding their annual voting poll for the 2011 People's Choice Innovator Award.  "The People's Choice award is intended to recognize a st...
    Cute homes are hard to come by, especially being so close to a metropolitan area like Kansas City. PLUS, sitting on ONE ACRE? This one has it all, and the price makes it hard to pass up. Tucked at the end of a horse-shoe cul-de-sac, this country-living home offers privacy, space, and is only ...
What ever happened to TALKING people off a ledge? Well, talking takes lots of hot air and sand through the hourglass so why not just JUMP?? I had an interesting interaction yesterday with a new potential client that I have been trying to get a hold of since JANUARY (6-months ago). We finally spok...
  Thanks to all of you who supported me in my Make-a-Wish foundation fundraiser! We raised $136 in a little over 48 hours for the Kansas City chapter! All as an experiment through the power of ActiveRain and Facebook. HOW? I asked for my friends and ActiveRain Rainmakers to LIKE my Fan page (see...
"How do I get more traffic to my Facebook Business Page??" Ya gotta have a multitude of ways to get people there. Here is a new one (no computer needed): text it! There is a bunch of stuff you can do from your phone to update Facebook (See this very popular post I wrote) Imagine you met a client/...
Facebook is amazing. I've closed two transactions this year so far directly from Facebook. This week, I've picked up two new buyers directly from Facebook. Are you out there using this FREE tool? The Fan Page (or it's proper term, just "Page") is a fun part of Facebook, and here are two easy thin...
In the world of social media abundance, it's easy to get overwhelmed. You follow 4,000 people.You have 2,000 friends. You have 12,000 fans. You have 600 connections. How can you manage to keep track of all of them??   There is a new FREE plug in for all of us GMAIL users. All those people I just ...
Have you heard of Google Appointment Slots? It's a new feature inside Google Calendar rolled out by those cool minds in G-land, allowing you to post a link on your website (or where ever) and allow people to sign up for time on your calendar. In this age of texting, emails and other NON-PERSONAL ...
Sell real estate and stop wasting time. Leave writing to people who have something to say. People don't care what you are thinking and surely won't take time from their busy day to read your simple thoughts.   That was me about 6 months ago. Not a blogger. Not a writer.    But things change.   Ea...
It's not just a day-off. What a great time to reflect on true HEROES in our country. I am proud to know many soldiers and owe such a debt to them and the danger many find themselves in. So, thank you all. Very very much. I am proud of my uncles who have served in the Army and Navy. We are not a m...

Jay O'Brien

Kansas City Real Estate
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Author Bio: Jay O'Brien specializes in Real Estate in the Kansas City metro area, including the Northland of Kansas City : Liberty : Gladstone : North Kansas City : and Kansas City. Jay is licensed in both Missouri and Kansas and has helped clients in Overland Park, Leavenworth, Olathe, Smithville and many other areas in the metro. Jay uses technology in new and interesting ways to market listings, as well as helping buyers to find their perfect homes. Want to make Real Estate fun? Give Jay a call and see if he can EARN your business. 816-774-1357.