Jason Lapene

Keep going back to my Blackberry...

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In the age of the iPhone and Android devices, Blackberry has lost a lot of consumers. The other phones have better apps, cooler touch screens and are "funner" to use. I once tried to go to the iPhone (hated it). Within a week, I reactivated my Blackberry. Recently, I dropped my Bold for an Android Razor. While the Razor was awesome (this device smokes the iPhone), it was just missing something.The Blackberry is timeless. It may not have have all the cool gadgets the other pho...

Electronic signatures; Is this the most efficient way to execute contracts?

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Ever have a client tell you that they can't get to a fax? How about getting a fax back from your client only to have black lines from their fax machine across the front of the page? I was doing some research, and I came across a company called, "Docusign." I tested the system for myself. You can upload your contract, mark where you want your clients to initial/sign and then the system will email the contract them for electronic signature. The only thing your client has to do is check the...

Realm Condos sit perfectly along Peachtree Street in Buckhead, Atlanta

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  With all the condominiums in the Atlanta area a buyer can be left in quite a quandary. We suggest you truly take a moment and ponder the Realm of possibilities. Located in the heart of Buckhead this landmark building offers residents an array of custom floor plans with designer amenities. The Realm offers all residents mile-high style beginning with 24/7 hotel style concierge service and continuing to the most minute detail in your home. At the Realm you will be greeted with f...

Living in Heaven at the Ritz Carlton Condos Atlanta

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The Ritz Carlton hotels are often described with such terms as lavish, luxurious, first-class, magnificent, opulent, and legendary. The service and attention to detail at each of their hotels around the world makes this brand one of the most revered and respected among their hotel competitors. Getting to spend the night at the Ritz Carlton is often compared to spending the night in heaven—now, imagine spending all of your nights in heaven at the Ritz Carlton. The Ritz Carlton Resid...

Curtain Calls in Ansley Park, Atlanta

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Looking for something different to do tonight? How about a trip to the Ansley Park Playhouse—a hidden gem in the historic neighborhood of Ansley Park. Theatrical plays, stand-up comedy, and private events fill the calendar at the Ansley Park Playhouse promising a delightful evening out for all.   The longest running play in the history of Atlanta takes the stage at Ansley Park Playhouse thru the month of January and it is certainly a show not to be missed. Peachtree Battle was w...

Computer Glitch Kills New Orleans Real Estate Market

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  What would happen if the real estate records in a city were lost over night? Would there be chaos? How would local real estate professionals be able to continue to earn a living? Well, this is exactly what has happened in New Orleans. On October 26th, 2010, the New Orleans Clerk, Dale Atkins, discovered that all real estate records had vanished. A computer glitch is responsible for this tragedy, but who is responsible for not making sure that these records were sufficiently backed up? ...

What’s for Dinner Tonight in Buckhead, Atlanta?

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With over 200 restaurants, pubs, cafes, and diners in the Buckhead area there is just one simple question to answer: What’s for Dinner? Whether you choose your restaurant alphabetically—beginning with Acme Bar & Grill on Peachtree Road and end it with Yu-Ka Sushi Bar on Piedmont—or prefer a more scientific means of choosing a dinner location such as closing your eyes and pointing at a restaurant name, your options seem endless when dining out in Buckhead. Often noted for i...

Halloween Homes: The Winchester House

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It’s that time of year again when people start decorating their homes for the spookiest time of the year. However, across the country there are many homes that don’t need any help getting any spookier than they already are. It seems that most of these haunted houses became known for their ethereal invasions long after they were built, but one US home in particular was built exclusively for the purpose of satisfying the spirits. Sarah Winchester believed that she was cursed by the spirits ...

Announcing a new iPhone/iPad application for Real Estate agents

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Hello REW family,    It is with great excitement that I write this blog post and inform you about a new iPhone/iPad application that I have been working on. We are currently is the development stages of this application, but I wanted to let my REW family know first about the launch.    I designed this application with the real estate professional in mind. Being a real estate broker, I know exactly what would make life easier when dealing with current clients and web leads. This applica...

Accept No Substitutions - Carolyn Capalbo is the real deal

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 Buying a home will be quite possibly the most important financial decision you ever make. Whether you are a young professional buying your first home, a family of five looking to expand into a larger home, or a retiree looking to downsize, Carolyn Capalbo of Keller Williams Realty is the best realtor to help you navigate the home-buying process. There are over 1500 homes for sale in the Manassas, Virginia area. Bungalows, ranches, Victorians, cottages, and craftsman—am I speaking...