Online Reviews: The "Virtual" Model Home

Only 14 percent of people trust an advertisement, but 80 percent of people trust the word of others, even if they do not know them. Online reviews – and how your company deals with them – can bring people into or keep people out of your front door.

Only 14 percent of people trust an advertisement, but 80 percent of people trust the word of others, even if they do not know them. Online reviews – and how your company deals with them – can bring people into or keep people out of your front door.I’ve depended upon other people’s online reviews to make decisions on everything from something as simple as where to get my nails done to life-changing decisions like where to apply for colleges. With over 3 billion people on the Internet, I am certainly not the only person relying on the input of others to make my decision easier for me.

If people turn to the Internet to ask things like where they should buy their next ice cream cone, why wouldn’t they turn to the Internet to find insight on what will be the biggest purchase of their lives – their new home?

Only 14 percent of people trust an advertisement, but 80 percent of people trust the word of others, even if they do not know them. Online reviews – and how your company deals with them – can bring people into or keep people out of your front door.

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Measurements Via Smart Phone

With HOVER, contractors are just a few clicks away from receiving accurate measurements that generate faster and more accurate price quotes on projects like new siding, windows and more.

With HOVER, contractors are just a few clicks away from receiving accurate measurements that generate faster and more accurate price quotes on projects like new siding, windows and more.A ballpoint pen freezing in the cold winter air, a project manager wasting valuable time driving to and from a job site, and the inability to effectively communicate a remodeling vision to a potential client.

Construction managers face these sorts of challenges regularly, but now there’s a solution. Meet HOVER, the first mobile app to generate accurate digital 3-D property reconstructions by simply taking a few photos. Gone is the antiquated, dangerous and time-consuming ladder-and-tape-measure process when it comes to measuring the exterior of a residential property. With HOVER, contractors are just a few clicks away from receiving accurate measurements that generate faster and more accurate price quotes on projects like new siding, windows and more.

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On SIte With: Stuart Zook

Experts are seeing an increase in the demand for workforce housing across the U.S., predominantly in the Southwest, Southeast, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Experts are seeing an increase in the demand for workforce housing across the U.S., predominantly in the Southwest, Southeast, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.Experts are seeing an increase in the demand for workforce housing across the U.S., predominantly in the Southwest, Southeast, Midwest and Mid- Atlantic regions of the country. Stuart Zook, president of Monument Capital & Asset Management, Monument Capital Management and Monument Real Estate Services, took the time to discuss the drivers behind this movement — and how to successfully provide for this growing need. Zook has been with the Miami-based companies since 2005 and has acted as the key principal on all investments since 2012. He brings more than 35 years of experience in property and asset management to the table and is responsible for the overall investment and op- erational strategy of the companies.

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