Realtors are a vocal bunch, especially on the blogs. When something isn’t right, you really hear about it.
Today, there was a bubbly post on Active Rain, an excellent real estate community site, by Missy Caulk, an Ann Arbor Realtor. She was invited to have lunch at Google’s offices in Ann Arbor after enthusing about all the company’s real estate-related products, especially Google Docs. She had a wonderful and inspiring visit (loved the food, etc.).
What I noticed was this: The post had 95 comments. So — a good place to mine thoughts on Google’s perceived shortcomings? Not really. In fact, based on the comments that Caulk received, I’d say it is a total love fest for Google in the real estate community.
Some of the real estate pros hadn’t heard about Google Docs, the online form for properties that can be easily shared on the Web. But the enthusiasm is palpable for all the other tools (Gmail, Maps, Calendar, Reader, Alerts, Chrome, Analytics and the Webmaster tools). Maybe it really isn’t all about AdWords.