Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 42
Before you send that letter to a prospect... stop and ask yourself this question: "How would I react if this letter arrived in my mailbox?" This is a rant resulting from the fact that I've been gnashing my teeth and snarling today. Why? Because I've come across three different a...
By Chris Miller, MediaProsper Online Marketing
Comments 55
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 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 11
            Are you like some home buyers who think they can get a better price from someone selling their own house?   Wrong!   Sellers who are trying to save the commission that a Real Estate professional would charge are not looking to save you the buyer money.    In fact, you may pay more if...
By Gerhard Ade, Real Estate with Confidence
(RSVP Real Estate)
Comments 18
The Long and Serious Newsletter For 43 months now, my main way of keeping in touch with my clients and sphere of influence has been my newsletter, called View from the Street. I write it myself from scratch and sometimes create the illustrations. The newsletters (repeated on my website) are usual...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 24
    Eric Buliung, the latest member of The Kuney Todaro Team, closed on 20 Tia Place in Franklin MA today.  It was sold by a buyer’s agent, and that’s how we like doing business.  However, the best part of this closing was when the buyer informed Eric that what attracted him to 20 Tia Place were ...
By Dale Dresel, Maricopa City & Goodyear Neighborhood Realtor©
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa & Goodyear AZ)
Comments 4
Estrella Mountain Ranch 2 Story w/ 3 Beds Home for Sale in Goodyear, AZ! Priced to Sell!! $225,000 10260 S HOPI LN Goodyear, AZ 85338 Start you home search now for more properties in Goodyear Arizona. I will be happy to help you save a thousand on your purchase just visit my website. Discover Gre...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 4
Bingo Ed Silva. Back in 1995 when the Internet became my marketing tool, the use of the infamous "I, me, my and mine" has been studiously avoided. Can't remember now where it was learned, but it's stuck.  See??? None in the above either. It's not always easy and the text oft...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 15
This was another busy week for The Kuney Todaro Team.  This is a sample of the closings that happened today and yesterday.  Add to that one at The Villas at Eagles Nest and Meadowbrook Height and it all totals another strong month.  Next week there's another one for Lorraine Kuney.  Lorraine...
By Dale Dresel, Maricopa City & Goodyear Neighborhood Realtor©
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa & Goodyear AZ)
Comments 1
Spacious Home for Sale in CantaMia Active 55+ in Estrella Mountain Ranch in Arizona! Perfect Popular Harmony Model with Spacious Great Room and Split Bedrooms!!   Enjoy This Boutique 55+ Active Lifestyle!! You will be Impressed as you walk through the Front Courtyard Patio into this Barely Lived-...
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 21
      Another Long Island 55+ Condo was SOLD courtesy of Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila And Again It's At...     Leisure Village in Ridge NY 11961 Search Here For Long Island Condos   This 2 bedrooms 1.5 baths Updated Baronet Condo at Leisure Village in Ridge Long Island had an attache...
By Eileen Burns, Real Estate Broker Ft Lauderdale/Miami/PalmBeach
(Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach)
Comments 7
Great post by Dee this morning.  time to chime in here and provide your sage comments to this discussion.  What is your feeling about history and the direction Realtors must take at the helm of the new company who acquired us?  Is it really WIIFM? We got this from NAR yesterday.  Now they want ou...
By Dale Dresel, Maricopa City & Goodyear Neighborhood Realtor©
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa & Goodyear AZ)
Comments 2
Estrella Mountain Ranch Affordable 2 Story home for Sale w/ 4 Beds in Goodyear AZ! A Must See!! The Great Place to Live and Retire in Estrella Mountain Ranch in Goodyear AZ! The upscale community in Goodyear with resort style living is Estrella Mountain Ranch.  Development began more than 20 year...
By Dee Toohey, Broker, ABR, AHWD, CIPS, FMS, ePro
(Innovative Realty Solutions Group)
Comments 3
We got this from NAR yesterday.  Now they want our help to build Realtor.com.  How do you feel about this?  Read the article, then my comments below:   Realtor.com wants members’ help to become No. 1   CHICAGO – Aug. 22, 2014 – Realtor.com® has had its ups and downs this year as it works to recla...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 84770)
Comments 8
16th Annual Peach Days Celebration | Hurricane, Utah | August 29 & 30, 2014 Food, FUN,  music and PEACHES! What more could you ask for in a yearly Hurricane, Utah celebration? Every year, the people of this great city plan their biggest event by creating a festive atmosphere that is very invi...
By Randy Mitchelson, Internet Marketing Expert, Author, Activist
(iPartnerMedia.com and Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
Comments 7
Last Call!Southwest Florida real estate professionals (including mortgage, appraisal, title, etc. experts) are gathering this evening for the Summer 2014 ActiveRain MeetUp, hosted by Bradford Bateman of Coldwell Banker.iPartnerMedia is running a  Facebook campaign to promote to the event and it h...
By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
Comments 1
  Contact info:Maria Holland | Re/Max Elite | 615-289-6056               1204 Buckhead Dr, Brentwood, TN 37027 $3,495/mo KEY FEATURESYear Built: 2002Sq Footage: 3307 sqft.Bedrooms: 4 BedsBathrooms: 3.5 BathsParking: 3 GarageLease Duration: 1 YearPets Policy: No Pets AllowedLaundry: In UnitProper...
By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
Comments 1
Contact info:Maria Holland | Re/Max Elite | 615-289-6056 5715 Greenbriar Rd, Franklin, TN 37064 $599,900 KEY FEATURESLot Size: 73.13 AcresProperty Type: Land DESCRIPTION Absolutely gorgeous property ready for your build. Create your own paradise with this 73 acre plat just a couple of miles from...
By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
Comments 1
Contact info:Maria Holland | Re/Max Elite | 615-289-6056               8704 Ambonnay Dr, Brentwood, TN 37027 $167,500 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 2007Sq Footage: 1574 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2.5 BathsFloors: 2Parking: 1 GarageLaundry: In UnitProperty Type: TownhouseDESCRIPTION NEW! NEW! NEW!...
By Dale Dresel, Maricopa City & Goodyear Neighborhood Realtor©
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa & Goodyear AZ)
Comments 0
Maricopa Beautiful Pool Home for Sale in Tortosa $168,900  36551 W ALHAMBRA ST 4 Bed/2 Bath  1926 SqFt of living space MLS# 5072227   Maricopa Beautiful Pool Home for Sale in Tortosa       Beautiful home with very open and inviting floor plan. Spacious kitchen includes granite counter tops and st...
The Crystal Cathedral in Orange County, California was designed by architects Phillip Johnson and John Burgee, construction began in 1977 and was completed in 1980.  In a bankruptcy hearing the 34 acre property was sold to the Catholic Church for a reported $57.5 million.  Not bad considering it...