Real Estate Sales and Marketing

Do the old-school real estate marketing methods still work? Is a postcard campaign worth the money? How about cold calling or buying real estate leads?

Those are good questions and fortunately you've come to the right place for answers. ActiveRain's 300,00+ real estate industry professional chat about these topics and many more on a daily basis right here on the following pages.

If you're looking for more information on how to use social media and blogging to promote your business, you'll find it here. Lead generation and lead conversion ideas – you'll find those here too.

Everything a real estate professionals needs to know about marketing his or her business can be found in this section of every agent's favorite social networking site, ActiveRain.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

By Richard Yates, Broker and Realtor Orange County, California
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How to blog like a Professional Becoming an accomplished blogger takes time, but also requires a proper education in Titles, Topics, Content, Layouts, Links, Keywords and SEO (Search Engine Optimization).  It's not enough to write a post of great value without applying proven techniques, skil...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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Is Respect in Real Estate Marketing important, or optional? Today when I was feeling a little miffed I started thinking about respect. And since I'm always thinking about real estate marketing, I started thinking about them together. You definitely want respect. You want people to keep their ...
By Edward Gomez, Credit Score Boost USA
( Credit Score Boost - USA Credit Solutions)
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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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How to Stage Your Candlewood Lake Home for Sale   One of the keys to a quick sale is proper staging. Successful staging can boost your Candlewood Lake home’s appeal and increase your chances of selling. The most important thing to remember when staging is to help potential buyers visualize themse...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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This is a postcard that reflects one of Lorraine Kuney’s most recent sales.  She acted as a buyer’s agent for one of her sellers, after the seller’s home was under agreement.  I always provide a postcard for each of our listings that announces “just listed” and then “sale pending” and “closed an...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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The Villas Condo For Sale in New Tampa FL | The Villas Unit  10437   This beautiful new Tampa FL condo for sale is a fabulous choice for your next home! Located in a gated community called The Villas, you will absolutely love to live in this fine home within a superb neighborhood that is convenie...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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Bonneau SC Home for sale - 612 Hilderbrand Dr   Fall in love with the soothing lake views  from both inside and outside this Bonneau SC Home for sale! Come see this lovely property in the community of Dubois. Home rests on a 0.48 acre lot with 2,312 sqft of living space offering 4 spacious bedro...
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)
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Is There A 55+ Community With Detached Homes In Calverton Long Island?   Yes!   Windcrest East is a 55 and over community in Calverton Long Island 11933, all with Single Family homes.   You can reach this community by the Long Island Expressway To Exit 73 (Cr 58). Go East On Cr58 Approx 1.5 Mile...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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New Tampa FL Condo For Sale within The Villas| 10437 Villa View Cir   Looking for great value and comfort? This New Tampa FL condominium for sale is the one you are looking for! It has an open floor plan and cathedral ceilings that give an airy feeling throughout the home. The kitchen provides a...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your St. George Area Real Estate Agent
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 435.632.9374)
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St. George Utah Summer FUN: Downtown Farmers' Market | Ancestor Square! Looking for a little entertainment to fill your Saturday mornings in the historic downtown area? The Downtown Farmer's Market in the courtyard of Ancestor Square is open every Saturday, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon, rain or ...
By Cheryl Dukes, Realtor, South Fulton Georgia Homes For Sale
(Solid Source Realty, Inc.)
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Top 10 Things to Love About Atlanta GA More and more individuals, families, businessmen and students choose to flock in Georgia’s capital and largest city. And it’s really not so hard to understand why its population has grown to more than 400,000 in 2013. The city is lovable in so many ways! Out...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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Historic Seminole Heights Home For Sale in Hampton Terrace | 1433 E Paris St Tampa FL Enjoy living in this 1940 Tampa FL home in historic Seminole Heights and be one of the proud residents of the popular Hampton Terrace neighborhood. Its wonderful floor plan showcases gleaming hardwood floors th...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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Slow, tedious and and bits and pieces when a buyer is just looking for complete real estate property listing information is teasing. You would not like to be made to wait. No one should have to experience delays on the most important, largest price tagged purchase most ever make in a life time ri...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Have you noticed that the more you share your successes with the general public, the more business you receive?  People only want to do business with successful people.  Why would anyone take the risk of hiring an agent who has little or no success within the real estate business?  It’s common s...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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I love what Richard has to say about ActiveRain and why he's here.  If you're wondering about why so many people are blogging and commenting and "liking" and "following" here it's because it's about learning how to blog like a professional and also about the co...
By Lance Owens (RS), Luxury Real Estate and Vacation Property sales
(LUVA Real Estate )
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Aloha, Lance Owens (RS) here with LUVA Real Estate.  I have done many listing presentations, and at times it can be difficult to explain, in words how an online presence is and what it means to you.   So if I am going to talk to you about being online, I need to have you online!  Research also sh...
By Rob Lang, Local Expert in Lawrence Kansas Real Estate Homes
(At Home Kansas /
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Zillow Is Making a "Move" on Move.  Zillow is also making a move on us as REALTORS.  How do you weigh in on where we stand now with our listings?   While Zillow and Trulia are still conducting business separately for the next few months, ActiveRainers need to realize every blog we compo...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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Walterboro SC Home for sale - 422 Hazel St   Welcome to this Walterboro SC Home for sale! You will surely be delighted by what this lovely home has to offer! This Greenwood estates home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, walk-in closet, great room, patio and more! The eat-in kitchen of this home co...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Another Pending Sale by Tammy Todaro at 135 Wachusett Street in Franklin MA OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionNeighborhoodMarket Stats $200,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 1,527 sqftLot: 13,000 sqft Location 135 Wachusett StreetFranklin, MA 02038USA B...
 Mad Men "The Carousel" A&E In this episode, Don Draper illustrates the value of adding "Nostalgia" in the sales process.  It is critical for those of us in the sales business to recognize that there are other things involved in the process aside from the tactical and stra...