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Take a Trip on the Seas Aboard Johnny Depp’s Luxury Yacht

For a taste of the good life, consider taking a trip on the seas aboard Johnny Depp's luxury yacht called Vajoliroja. Yes, it looks like a pirate ship à la Pirates of the Caribbean, but it's the perfect excuse to harness the kid in your and set sail on a vacation that is filled with the luxuries any A-lister would expect. Offered through Burgess Yachts, Depp has been renting his private luxury…
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Now Offering Luxury Home Marketing Specialist Course Online by Real Estate Bees

I am pleased to announce that we have partnered with the leading real estate web marketing agency Real Estate Bees to offer their certified luxury home marketing course online. It is truly the gold standard. Take your real estate business to the next level by tapping into the desirable luxury home market segment. You don’t have to live the same lifestyle as affluent home buyers and sellers, but…
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Johnnie Walker Opens Luxury Members-Only Club in Beijing

When you're the maker of the world's number one Scotch whiskey, you can take some pretty big liberties, like creating a members-only club in China. Actually, creating two. The new club, which recently opened in Beijing, is a sister property to the one in Shanghai. Luxurious through and through, the Johnnie Walker House was deliberately opened in one of the busiest cities in the world, offering…
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Stop Spam Once And For All With Postini

Spam is such a nuisance and dealing with it was taking time away from productive, business-generating activities. I needed an industrial-strength solution to stop it once and for all. That solution is Postini. For $12 per year (per mailbox that I want to have protected), their Message Security product puts an end to all junk mail. It works by filtering out all messaging threats including spam and…
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A Look at the Psychology of Real Estate

Searching for a San Francisco luxury home is a big decision, and the way your mind works with regard to preferences, like if you preferred one home over another, is an interesting thing that most people don't give a second thought to. Perhaps you visited the same house twice, and preferred it more on a day the sun was shining brightly versus a day when it was foggy and cold. The psychological…
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Amazing Wine Storage Ideas For Your San Francisco Luxury Home

Most San Francisco luxury homes are built with constrained space, but that doesn't mean you have to live without a wine cellar. While you probably won't be able to squeeze in a cellar the size of some Napa homes, there are some creative ways you can add wine storage without having to tear down any walls. Here's a quick look! 1. Glass Cellar: If you have extra space in a corner of a room, consider…
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Mobile Hotspot On The Go With Cradlepoint

In the world of luxury real estate marketing, having instant access to the data you need, when you need it, can determine your success in a transaction. This means readily having access to an Internet connection, and oftentimes the ability to connect multiple devices to the network simultaneously. Cradepoint's line of cellular routers/Wi-Fi access points to create a "hotspot on the go" while…
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Advanced DocuSign — The Fastest Way To Get A Signature Gets Even Faster

I have been a huge fan of DocuSign for quite some time. Our clients can be traveling the world and we get signatures on contracts swiftly -- oftentimes within minutes -- and this can provide a competitive advantage in certain situations. The only issue is that setting up the signature process can be somewhat time consuming, especially if there are multiple parties to a transaction or if several…
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A Look at the Luxury Car Market as 2013 Gets Underway

As of the beginning of 2013, the U.S. luxury automotive industry hit the ground running. The Sales are up and the San Francisco luxury home owners are doing their part by purchasing a variety of vehicles. Here's a look at the various brands that are hot right now! Cadillac: January was their best sales month in 23 years, with sales rising an impressive 47% year-over-year. The 2013 ATS is leading…
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Learn About The REALTORS Property Resource (RPR)

As the 2010 Education Chair for the National Association of REALTORS Young Professionals Network (YPN), we host a monthly webinar featuring industry leaders. This month, Mary Frame, President of REALTORS Property Resource (RPR), discussed what they are developing and what it offers. What is RPR? It is a single source, national database of real estate property information that will give real…
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