Vancouver WA Real Estate Blog

Why isn't my picture on the Home Page of the website?

I get this question all the time, mostly from other Realtors. Rarely do my clients ask why, and that to me, speaks volumes. My picture isn't on my Home page because when people are beginning to search for homes on the Internet in Vancouver or anywhere they are looking for a home, not an agent.

When I first built this website back in 2004, I did a lot of research and visited many other Realtor websites to get a feeling for how I wanted my website to work. Back then most Realtor websites were basically an online business card and ego page. This never set right with me. I knew that if I was looking for information about homes for sale online I would want to, well, look at homes!

So I tried to build a website that would provide people searching for homes for sale in Vancouver WA with as much information as possible. I included an IDX feed from the Multiple listing service that displayed all the homes for sale in Vancouver. I wrote recommendations for local restaurants, grocery...

Summer's almost over :(

It's hard to believe that fall is on the way. Every year the Real Estate market slows down right before school starts. The market has been so hot these last few months it's only slightly slowing. But from now until the end of the year is the best time to buy a home. There is less competition for homes as we head into fall and winter. Don't wait until spring to start looking for a home, you will have more homes to choose from and you should see better prices.