Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
Comments 121
Who is the Star of your Business Card? Many of us have been taught the importance of having an updated and professional photo on our business cards. After all, we want people to put a face to a name and remember us, and hopefully brand ourselves into their memory banks.Recently, while exchanging ...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 84770)
Comments 66
GOT SOMETHING for ME? As I sat in my office, a marketer stopped by and asked if I had anything for HIM? I responded, "Well, that depends if you have something for ME." He didn't. The visit was a short one. Reciprocity goes a long way in creating trust between participants. Do busine...
By William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 75
How To Determine Your Own Unique Value Proposition ? After all has quieted down when Zillow announced that it has an agreement to purchase Trulia, in the many discussions that have followed, there has been a lot of talk about the REALTOR® and his or her Unique Value Proposition. As I thought abou...
By Chris Miller, MediaProsper Online Marketing
Comments 34
When I talk with people about social media, the subject always seems to come up: when should I be posting?   There are better times than others, but ... here's a better way to think about that question.   WHEN SHOULD YOU POST? There’s lots of research about when the most people are on Faceboo...
By David Greenberg
(HouseLens, Inc.)
Comments 3
  So, you took the plunge and decided to market your next listing with video. But what do you do with that video once your videographer delivers it? Here's a list of places where you can put a listing video to work for you and your sellers.   The MLS. Many agents don't realize that they c...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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5 Amazing Benefits of Using Solar Energy for Your Carillon Lakes Home   Get these amazing benefits by using solar energy for your Carillon Lakes home Global warming is now a growing concern among many nations and is the reason why many homeowners and businesses are now seeking alternative sources...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, Luxury Homes, Water Front Properties, Equestrian
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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Contemporary Home For Sale in Bridgewater|16 Blueberry Hill Road You will find this contemporary styled Bridgewater CT home for sale is very charming at first sight! It’s attractive frontage will capture your interest and will make you want to see more of the house. Gleaming hardwood floors will...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
Comments 0
  Seacrest Beach Real Estate | Market Report June-July 2014   Why is Seacrest Beach Real Estate one of the hottest 30A communities? Seacrest Beach real estate offers a more affordable alternative to Rosemary Beach FL real estate and Alys Beach, without sacrificing proximity to the atmosphere, sho...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
Comments 5
Many of the same places you would find other buyers and sellers..just with a slightly different approach. I have used each one of these at some point to connect with Luxury Home Buyers and Sellers. The end result being over $100 Million in residential sales and some really great clients. Lets go ...
By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c), Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 9
    Mystic Woods At Bay Shore is a lovely Suffolk County NY community in Bay Shore Long Island.   This All-Age, pet friendly neighborhood was built in 1989. These are attached Townhouse style Floor Plans.  You can reach Mystic Woods At Bay Shore by the Southern State Parkway Exit 41 S.  At the l...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
Comments 3
Latest Trends In 30A Luxury Homes: What’s Hot and What’s Not Whether you are thinking of buying a luxury home along 30A or having one custom-built, it’s good to know what the hottest trends are in design and interior amenities so you can get great ideas for your home. Here are the hottest trends ...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 8
A new property listing, Maine real estate offering hops up onto the multiple listing service conveyor belt. It's day to shine under the MLS sunshine. To begin the show and tell. Stretching it's legs. Picking up speed in getting the marketing exposure traction. Well well well. What do I sp...
By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
Comments 5
During a recent trip to the "Fishermen's Wharf" we were exposed to many of the different restaurants and seafood vendors.  I am sure that many of them were offering similar "catch of the day" dishes and specials but one restaurant was leaps and bounds ahead of the rest in ...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 15
I must say that I embraced photography in my real estate practice from the very beginning.  Just as I purchased my own cameras, I also purchased my own computer when the MLS went online.  Standing in line for computer access didn't appeal.  Actually, I had a "terminal" to pull list...
By Jenifer Lower, Team Service Above Expectation
(Bozeman Montana Real Estate .net)
Comments 1
Real Estate Done Bozeman Style Many people who look to the western slice of paradise Bozeman MT see a mountain city that runs down the checklist of what they want in a hometown whether that be for: the young tech entrepreneurial professional, the new family looking to start their lives, those loo...
By Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info)
Comments 7
I was pleased to get another lead from my website from Tour Real Estate, Inc.  Here it is:  When I emailed Derek back, I received the following: Hello Jim, Thank you for your reply the Google Doc below contains all the details and information on the property I want to put up for sale. https://doc...
By Michael Downer
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 1
How Safe is Your Glenbrooke Condo? 8 Safety Precaution Tips That Work! One major difference between living in a single family home and a condo is the amount of security you’ll get. While security in a neighborhood of single family homes is provided by homeowners, condominiums like those Condos fo...
By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
Comments 2
5181 Strawberry Lane Happy Jack, AZ 86024 A Nice Getaway in the Cool Pines in Happy Jack, AZ Home   Virtual Tour   Photo Gallery   Property Map   Financing   Request Showing   Contact Me   Tamra Lee Ulmer A-REO BROKEROffice: 928-474-2550: Mobile: 928-978-5180: Price : $174,900.00 Bedrooms : 3 Ba...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
Comments 2
Cottageville SC Home for sale - 10424 Cottageville Hwy   Enjoy peaceful living in this lovely Cottageville SC Home for sale located in the desired community of Cottageville. This spacious 5 bedroom home rests on a 2.4 acre lot with 2,953 sqft of living space offering a family room with fireplace...
By Teresa Ryan, Teresa Ryan
(Ryan Hill Realty)
Comments 3
Single Family Home for sale in Naperville, IL     Wonderful NAPERVILLE IL Home For Sale. This lovely duplex home has 2 bedrooms, 1 full and 1 partial bathroom. Carpeted and freshly painted all throughout. It also has new kitchen appliances. It has a garage entry to the unit. This home also has a...