How To: Buy a home online

Looking to buy a home? Why leave your current digs? Using technology has made it easier than ever before to find the home of your dreams. Learn how to buy a home online with help from this how-to video.

How To: Create a 360 view using Flash CS3

360 degree panoramic viewers are a staple of all kinds of websites from real estate to auto sales. This video will teach you how to create a a 360 degree view that will display on your website using Flash CS3 and Actionscript 3. Don't restrict your users to just one photo, let them see all of whatever you're showing them with the tools your learn in this video.

How To: Enable full-screen mode in Apple Aperture 3

Give your digital pictures the screen real estate they deserve. Whether you're new to digital photography or merely unfamiliar with Apple's Aperture 3, you're sure to benefit from this free video software tutorial from Lynda, which presents a thorough, step-by-step overview on how to use Aperture's full-screen mode.

How To: Use Mapplets for Google Maps

A new feature in Google Maps, Mapplets, places data overlays onto your map - like movie times, crime rates and real estate prices. Learn how to combine multiple overlays for a one-stop view of what you need to know.

How To: Stage your home when selling it

This video is about staging a home for sale. Bridget Kiene, a real estate broker, describes home staging and its significance. Bridget starts with defining home staging and mentions that 92 percent of people advertise their house for sale on the internet. This video also has some tips on home staging, such as, always stage an empty house, create a neutral color palette, eliminate clutter and modernize your decorations. Bridget clearly explains the basic steps we need to follow to sell a house...

How To: Sell your home or real estate fast in a slow market

Check out this instructional real estate video that demonstrates how to sell your home or real estate fast in a slow market. Get every real estate agent in town to show your property first without paying full commissions. This is what most realtors don't want you to know! Sell your home fast in this real estate video presentation.

How To: Profit from real estate investments

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a profit from real estate investments. The hard way to invest in profit is to buy a property and then rent it out. If users invest this way, they will have to take all the responsibilities of a landlord. Users are able to turn it over to a management company, but will end up loaning money. The easy way to invest in profit is to invest in Real Estate Investment Trust. This will allow users to invest in apartment buildings, shopping malls or off...

How To: Score a bargain at a foreclosure auction

You can get a real steal at a house foreclosure sale, or you can overpay for a money pit. Here’s how to avoid the latter. With the bad economy, now is a great time to take advantage of real estate bargain sales. Watch this video real estate tutorial and learn how to get a good deal on real estate foreclosures.

How To: Use the regression analysis module

Are you in real estate? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to run your excel spreadsheet over a regression analysis module. An appraiser who's appraising a house decides to run a multiple regression analysis as an addition to the direct sales comparison approach. The spreadsheet used in this tutorial was written in excel, but could be rewritten in another format. The spreadsheet was exported from an MLS. Once the excel sheet is downloaded, the appraiser will open up the reg...

How To: Use your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch as an external display

Are you looking to connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to use as a second monitor? If so, you've come to the right place. With a app called ScreenRecycler, available here you can do just that. You'll need a Mac or a PC and you'l need an iPad, iPod or an iPhone and you'll need the ScreenRecycler app as well. You can never have enough screen real estate so check this out and get yourself a little more!

How To: Ski moguls

Work on turns for skiing over bumps or moguls. Learn skiing tips and techniques in this video lesson from a ski instructor. Take action: re-center on uphill foot, practice ouch, tip, drift, and flatten skis, don't rush middle of turns, and be patient. Bill, the host of this how-to video from Live Strong, is a former world-class freestyle competitor and elite coach. He is now the indoor ski simulator coach at the Aspen Club and Spa at John Clendenin's Ski Doctors. Laurie is a long-time aspen r...

How To: Polish brass hardware

Whether you are moving or just cleaning up your home, consider polishing your brass hardware. Just by giving a quick polish to things like doorknobs and window frames, you can improve the look of your home. If the little things are shiny, they are what everyone will notice, giving your home an especially clean look down to the tiniest detail. So, before you sell your home or invite company to stay, check out this tutorial and learn some polishing secrets from successful real estate profession...

How To: Prep for painting

Expert Real Estate Tips and Andy Sjostrom with The Good Handyman demonstrate how to prep for painting. A good handyman will handle your items with care. Be sure to remove light fixtures. Before you begin to tape off an area, take a damp rag and clean the areas that will be taped so the tape will adhere to them. Use latex gloves to keep yourself clean during the painting process. Then, tape off the area needing painting and put down a drop cloth. If you get your paint from a big box store, mak...

How To: Shape ski turns

Use a variety of turning shapes on the ski slopes. Learn skiing tips and techniques in this video lesson from a ski instructor. Take action: avoid convergence, tip both skis in turns, and start turns from bottom of feet. Bill, the host of this how-to video from Live Strong, is a former world-class freestyle competitor and elite coach. He is now the indoor ski simulator coach at the Aspen Club and Spa at John Clendenin's Ski Doctors. Laurie is a long-time aspen resident and former ski racer, s...

How To: Update drywall

When faced with old, damaged plaster walls, one technique to dress up the room is to install drywall over the existing plaster. A drywall overlay gives the walls a smooth, fresh surface that's ready for new paint, paper or trim. This is a common technique used among professional contractors hired to renovate houses bought under foreclosure. For example, real estate companies that invest in foreclosures often deal with houses that are more than 50 years old and exhibit serious signs of aging. ...

How To: Bid on a house

Buying a home is a big step so find out just what is involved when you are ready to bid for the house of your dreams. The whole process can be bit nerve-racking but as long as you stick with it you’ll be a home-owner in no time.

How To: Upload video to Facebook to promote a realty business

Facebook is an awesome free online resource that is connected to billions of people around the world. These days, you won't meet many people who do not have a Facebook account. As a real estate agent, you can take advantage of social networking to promote your business and share your listings. By posting on Facebook and creating a page for your business, you gain free advertising to thousands of local buyers. Check out this tutorial and learn how to start uploading videos to Facebook to promo...

How To: Choose a Canadian Ice wine or dessert wine

Gary attacks and talks about Canadian Ice wines and Dessert wines. Gary is blown away by the efforts from up North so check it out as he reviews 2004 Henry Of Pelham Late Harvest Vidal, 2004 Henry Of Pelham Riesling Ice Wine, 2004 Cave Springs Ice Wine Riesling, 2004 Jackson-triggs Vidal Ice wine, 2004 Inniskillin Ice Wine Vidal, 2004 Peller Estate Cabernet Franc Ice Wine.

How To: Choose a Stellenbosch South African red wine

Gary talks about four wines from an underrated region, South Africa. He reviews the following wines from the Stellenbosch region of South Africa: 2001 Warwick Estate Reserve Red, 2002 Warwick Three Cape Ladies Red, 2001 Rudera Cabernet Sauvignon, and 2003 Thelema Cabernet Sauvignon.

How To: Choose a 2005 German Riesling

Kabinett or Spatlese what is your choice? Gary Vaynerchuk goes through the white grape that has his attention these days. He tastes the following wines: 2005 Von Hovel Oberemmeler Hutte Kabinett Riesling, 2005 Schafer Frohlich Estate Kabinett Riesling, 2005 Reinhold Haart Spatlese Wintricher Ohligsberg Riesling, and 2005 Gunderloch Spatlese Nackenheimer Rothenberg Riesling.

How To: Bake blueberry and strawberry muffins with nuts

Sunny's baking muffins with bananas, berries and walnuts. Follow along and make some delicious multifruit and nut muffins for a sweet treat. This cooking how-to video is part of cooking for Real show hosted by Sunny Anderson. With an understanding of everyday life and that real people deserve down-to-earth delicious meals; Cooking for Real offers real food, for real life. Serving up solutions for easy to prepare, fantastic tasting menus, Sunny Anderson elevates the everyday meal by taking aff...

How To: Make New Orleans French toast with Sunny Anderson

Sunny Anderson cooks up delectable New Orleans style French toast. Watch as she cooks with an understanding of everyday life and that real people deserve down-to-earth delicious meals; Cooking for Real offers real food, for real life. Serving up solutions for easy to prepare, fantastic tasting menus, Sunny Anderson elevates the everyday meal by taking affordable, easy to find, easy to use ingredients and infusing them with diverse influences and a taste for rich, rewarding flavor. Sunny's fre...

How To: Sell stuff at a flea market

Selling stuff at the local flea market sounds easy enough, but it isn't anything like having a yard sale. There's a lot more to it that just getting rid of your junk, and the biggest things are being licensed and having a sales tax number. Flea market vendor may not be your first career choice but, like many, you may find it’s a lucrative full-time job or a profitable and fun sideline.

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