Sample Nest Photos

Mar 17, 2015 by Feather The Nest

You want your nest looking it’s best so when friends and family visit they like what they see and are willing to donate to your real estate dream. The best photo is one of yourself. This will help donators identify that it’s your nest they are funding. But if you don’t have one of those,… Keep Reading →

Best Places To Share Your Nest

Mar 16, 2015 by Feather The Nest

Write a Private email to family and friends Compile an email list of your closest family and friends and write them a heart felt note outlining why you chose to register with Feather The Nest. Ask them to help you contribute to make your real estate dreams a reality. Not sure where to start? Here… Keep Reading →

Creative Ways to Reward Your Donators

Mar 09, 2015 by Feather The Nest

A t-shirt, a product, exclusive access at a concert. These are popular rewards for online fundraising campaigns that people give to those who donate to their cause. If you are one of those people who wants to make sure you give something to those who have helped you with your real estate dream, there are… Keep Reading →

8 Best Instagram Hashtags for Real Estate

Feb 26, 2015 by Feather The Nest

Instagram is now bigger than Twitter and with the growth of this new social network there people are sharing their photos about their house hunting adventures, saving for a buying a home and using hashtags to increase awareness. Whether you are a real estate agent looking for hashtags to use to grow your business or just… Keep Reading →

Categories: Home/Real Estate

Apps to Actually Help Millennials Save Money

Feb 17, 2015 by Feather The Nest

Millennials aren’t doing a great job saving. According to Federal Reserve data, about half of Americans have not saved a single dime for retirement. And in a recent survey, only 68 percent of Americans said they’re spending less money than they make. According to Moody’s, the Millennial generation has a savings rate of negative 2 percent…. Keep Reading →

Categories: Saving Tips

Register For A House

Feb 10, 2015 by Feather The Nest

Create a free nest telling your friends and family about your dream home and how much you are looking to raise. Then post the link to your nest on your wedding website in your registry section so friends and family can feather your nest. When you receive a donations to your nest, you will receive… Keep Reading →

Categories: Wedding Tips

Mike Kelly, a Keller Williams Real Estate agent in Sonoma County California, wrote an article on crowdsourcing your down payment featuring Feather The Nest. Thanks for the mention Mike! Your network is truly your net worth — and that maxim has never been more accurate than when it comes to Kickstarter or other crowd-funding efforts…. Keep Reading →

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The Shiny Penny: Move-In Ready vs. Fixer Upper

Jan 21, 2015 by Feather The Nest

Anyone who has worked with me has heard my shiny penny analogy. Houses can often fall into two categories: shiny pennies or fixer uppers. Shiny pennies are updated, without visible flaws and staged to the nines, often with meticulously landscaped outdoor spaces. Buyers LOVE these homes. So when you see one of these homes and… Keep Reading →

Categories: Home/Real Estate