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?


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By Kyle Reyes
Comments 80
Man, there are a LOT of people hating on Millennials these days.I didn't even realize just how bad it was until the article I published last week - With the Rise of the Millennial Comes The Fall of the Suit.I'm not sure if it's anger, jealousy or perhaps ignorance.  But there seems to be a lot of...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
Comments 0
You won't believe what you get for the price of this Awesome 4 Bedroom 2.75 Bath Family Home in Goodyear! Neutral carpet & new custom paint are featured throughout this Awesome 4 Bedroom 2.75 Bath Family Home in Goodyear. Surround Sound is in the Family Room of this Awesome 4 Bedroom 2.75 Bath Fa...
By Shelley Costello, Real Estate Marketing & Social Media Expert
(Creative Web Concepts USA.COM)
Comments 8
 5 Things Every Realtor is Missing Online There are 2 Million Realtors in the USThere are 1,063,950 Members of the NAR as of June 30, 201478% of members specialize in residential brokerage.5,090,000 Homes sold in the US in 201388% Purchased through a Broker or Agent429,000 Were New Construction.S...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
Comments 2
 Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Pool Home in Laveen with swimming pool (as-is). Double sinks in both the master AND guest bathroom in this Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Pool Home in Laveen. There is a Large living area with lots of natural light in this Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Pool Home in Laveen and...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
Comments 3
Save Thousands on this Cool 4 bedroom 2.5 Bath HUD Home in San Tan Valley. This Cool 4 bedroom 2.5 Bath HUD Home in San Tan Valley is priced to sell! This Cool 4 bedroom 2.5 Bath HUD Home in San Tan Valley showcases: a spacious living area, a galley style kitchen with breakfast nook, and nice siz...
By Patty Ann Knutson, Solutions Real Estate
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As I see it...First plan then go big!Success doesn’t happen in a vacuum.  Success is accomplished through planning, setting goals, and putting your plans into action to achieve your desired outcome.You will achieve what you believe that you can/will achieve,  and what your committed to achieving....
By Jacob Thomas, Weston, Davie, Coopercity, Southwest Ranches, Miramar Realtor, South Florida Estate Homes Inc.
(South Florida Estate Homes Inc)
Comments 2
5 bed Waterfront Pool homes for sale in Weston FLReal estate market data provided by your local expert, Jacob Thomas- SFEHomes5 bed Waterfront Pool homes for sale in Weston FL Click here... to view 124 homes with 5 bed for sale in Weston FL Today Click here.. to view 54 homes with 5 bed , Pool an...
What are you doing RIGHT NOW to promote your real estate business? Blogging Referrals Door Knocking Online Marketing Social Media Print Ads Mail/Postcards Email Marketing Open Houses Other…  Whatever it is….you can make all of your marketing methods much more effective by integrating it with high...
By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
Comments 4
201 E. Jura Circle Payson, AZ 85541 Nice MultiFamily Four Plex in Payson Northeast! Home   Virtual Tour   Photo Gallery   Property Map   Financing   Request Showing   Contact Me   Tamra Lee Ulmer A-REO BROKER Office: 928-474-2550: Mobile: 928-978-5180: Price : $194,000.00 Bedrooms : 8 Bathrooms ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 45
There’s always good news and bad news in the real estate business.  This is good news for me, and most likely, it will be taken as bad news for most offline marketers who use direct mail marketing.Postage, as of May 31st, will increase by one cent (.01) and that means each postcard will cost .35 ...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 1
Click here to see more pictures and detailed information.     Schedule a Showing Orlando Homes for Sale Orlando Homes for Sale Search for Homes on MLS Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth? Torey Eisenman Broker Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc 407-230-6836 Ques...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 18
Just Because I'm A Listing Agent...I find properties the Rome way. Just because I'm a listing agent, does not mean I can't help a few special buyers find their dream home. You will not find me showing or previewing houses every day.When someone is serious about finding a home, I send this message...
By Clason Whitney, "Your Proactive, Trusted Real Estate Advisor"
(Coldwell Banker Pro West Real Estate)
Comments 0
 Outstanding one of a kind custom home on nearly 1 acre, .70 irrigated year around. Griffin Creek frontage to BBQ around and listen to the sound. Huge shop area and tons of storage. Could be more sq. ft. if one wanted. Radiant floor heat throughout, gas fireplace, and second story large room. 21 ...
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
Another Condo Sold on Long Island courtesy of Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff, Real Estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson. Located in Plainview Long Island on Autumn Drive, we SOLD a 2 bedroom 2 bath upper level Floor Plan Condo at The Seasons in Plainview Zip Code 11803. This is a 55+...
By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch
(David Weekley Homes)
Comments 13
Why homes are more expensive in Katy than other parts of Houston? I get asked this all the time. Homes are more expensive in Katy than other parts of Houston but there other parts that are more expensive. It depends what you are looking for if good schools are not a must have on your list then ma...
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
Comments 6
The Dilemma of the Almost-Sale In looking at the calendar and being almost halfway through the year, it seems that the trend for this year has been an odd one. I have grappled with it for months, wondering what's really going on this year that is so very different from last year?Finally, having a...
By Rhonda Hollifield, REALTOR®, Broker REALTOR CRS, GRI, ABR
(Keller Williams Realty Mountain Partners)
Comments 2
Down-Sizing Trend?You would think that smaller homes would be skyrocketing in popularity right about now. Statistics show that the average number of people in American households is shrinking. Practicality would seem to dictate that a trend toward downsizing should be underway, with significant i...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 8
A wise real estate woman once told me that it was wise to be dollar foolish than penny foolish when talking about Marketing!  Lo and behold, Barbara Todaro, wrote a post regarding how her brain works in being proactive positively when changes happen around her...like the increase in postage stamp...
By Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 6
Over twenty years ago my family set out to find a recreational property that was special. We traveled all over western Washington looking from the Pacific Ocean to the Cascade Mountains and from the Oregon border to the San Juan Islands. We looked all over and crossed one property off one after a...
By Sarah Cole, Sarah Cole
(VA on Demand Social Media Consultant - http://sarahcolevaondemand.com/)
Comments 18
When it comes to presenting a luxury listing on Facebook I do things a little bit different.  First, I upload the listing as an album on Facebook.  I put all photos in, BUT I leave out a very important piece and that is the price.  The price is found when one clicks on the link to the website.  T...