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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!
Looking for something fun to do this Memorial Day weekend? All you KC metro people can head down to Crown Center for the 4th annual Jiggle Jam, the BIGGEST gathering of fun family music and events of the year! Games, signing, concerts, FUN! You can get discounted tickets online, or grab tickets a...
Video is the NOW (not the future). Have you noticed that once you see one set of photos, they all start blending together? Video will help that floorplan STAND OUT and allow you some flexibility to showcase the neighborhood. Here are 3 tips you can use TODAY to get YouTube working for you: 1) JUS...
I have been asked what iPad apps I use in the field. Well, here is one that you will use every day. Rather than typing it all out, you can click this video for a quick 3 minute demo: Thanks for all the positive feedback! I will post a few more of these how-to's over the next few weeks. If you hav...
Raise your hand if you're still happy to drive that lovely Lincoln Navigator or GMC Yukon. (Talk about paying a new luxury tax today for those toys!) An agent in our office just posted a photo of her $100.00 fill-up this morning and got me thinking about things... First of all, I traded my big pi...
To celebrate our clients this morning, our broker had a great vision: Bring in the Bunny and flip some flapjacks! Starting about two weeks ago, the agents in our office invited current, past and prospetive clients to the office for a morning of free pancakes from the talented Chris Cakes (flying ...
I had a great opportunity to go up into one of those cool observatories and star gaze the other night. It was all around impressive, and (as usual) I let my mind wander into weird places, connecting dots that may not actually be there, but it's my world so it makes sense to me. Come along for the...
The ceremonial hand-off of the keys! The final handshake! Hugs all around! Do you have a special tradition for closing day? It's one of the biggest days for our clients and we've just completed the journey with them, through all the bumps, twists and turns. How do you make it memorable and specia...
An election is coming up on Tuesday April 5, 2011 and here is cool website for us midwest voters: http://midwestdemocracyproject.org   For all of you Clay County residents looking for info on candidates, check out this link: http://bit.ly/fOhMIy   Do you need to know more about the School Board c...
I just finished watching The Social Network. Man, does that movie TICK ME OFF. Why? Because he did it and I haven't. Yet. (Not that I'm into making the next Facebook, but I'm talking about fulfilling a vision.) Let's put Facebook aside for a minute and just look at where VISION can take you. How ...
Everyone seems to be touting "customer service" as something GREAT that their business offers. A group of close friends was discussing that idea last night and I thought I'd share some of it with you Rainmakers. Most people want to get the job done, as quickly and painlessly as possible. Efficien...

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.