Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Jane Nicastro-Disch, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
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  Friday was Opening Day for Garden of Eden, a full-service market featuring gourmet foods, which is at Heritage Square at the corner of Springfield and Plainfield avenues. Mustafa Coskun, who owns the store with his brother John, said, “Originally we opened stores in New York … and this is the t...
By Utah Hassle Free Group
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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The local Real Estate Market here in Northern Davis County Utah is booming!! I had an experience this weekend I had never had before.  I took some buyers to see 2 houses.  The first is a short sale.  I met them at the house; we walked through, stood outside and talked, and headed out to the next ...
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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Community Profile on Stonington brought to you as a courtesy by Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila, Real Estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson: How Can I Reach Stonington In Port Jefferson Station NY? Take Route 347 (Nesconset Highway) To Old Town Road North for approximately one block. Stonington ...
By Eric Galuppo
(Real Estate Rev - Helping Agents Increase Revenues)
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I know. That is what I thought too. How can every person a Real Estate Agent contacts bring in an average of $1,000 in commissions per year?    I didn't believe it until I discovered there are agents who have actually done it!    Of course, something like that doesn't just happen by accident. The...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Claude Cross-Charlotte NC Real Estate(Homes By Cross, Inc.) )
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River Hills Homes An up to date look at River Hills homes for sale and The River Hill Country Club neighborhood information. Located on Lake Wylie in SC, River Hills is an expansive gated golf course community offering its residents a great game of golf and lake front living. The River Hills Coun...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Claude Cross-Charlotte NC Real Estate(Homes By Cross, Inc.) )
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Longview Homes An up-to-date look at Longview homes for sale and The Club at Longview neighborhood information. Longview is a top rated golf course community located near Ballantyne in South Charlotte, and is noted for its signature golf course and luxury amenity center. The Club at Longview is a...
By American Brokers Realty Group
(American Brokers Realty Group, Inc)
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FURNISHED CONDO FOR RENT!! Take a Tour! http://www.visualtour.com/showvt.asp?t=3187663&prt=10009           - copy and paste the link above into your address bar - Property Details: $1,100 1949 SE Beach Pkwy #115, Cape Coral, FL 33904 2 Bed, 2.0 Bath Great 1st floor, end unit in Anna Maria Condos....
By American Brokers Realty Group
(American Brokers Realty Group, Inc)
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BEAUTIFUL FURNISHED HOME FOR RENT!! Property Details: $1,700 3090 Sloop Ln, St. James City, FL 33956 2 Bed, 2.0 Bath Beautiful completely furnished home in Cherry Estates. This 2 bed, 2 bath Direct Gulf Access pool home has an upgraded kitchen, tile throughout and cathedral ceilings. New flat scr...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Re/Max Sunset Realty)
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  Driving to Tampa on SR54, I couldn't resist taking taking this photo of Confusion In The Clouds .   Before you ask, of course I wasn’t driving, and it's through the windshield but you get the idea. It looks like someone was a little confused and made a sharp left turn in the sky.         I thin...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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  A funny thing happened while I was speaking to a group of businesses this week.  I participated in a group presentation at the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce.  The presentation was billed as “A crash course for marketing your business.  What drives sales and motivates customers to buy.” Our messa...
By Debra Gould, The Staging Diva
(Staging Diva / Six Elements Inc.)
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When you're 100% dependent on real estate commissions for your livelihood, quality referrals are key. Without new prospects coming into your pipeline, you can't build your real estate business. Some of the typical ways real estate agents find new prospects include: Attending networking events. Di...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
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Planning your daily schedule is important to make sure that you complete your proactive lead generating activities and meet the needs of your clients. But, did you know that it’s also important to build in wiggle room as well? Wiggle room is a block of time where you have nothing planned…at least...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, CT Specialist, Exquisitely Serving Sellers&Buyers
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Enjoy Rest, Recreation, and the Good Life with Lake Waramaug Real Estate   Established as one of the best places in Connecticut to visit and buy real estate, Lake Waramaug, the second largest lake in Connecticut, offers “good living and rest and relaxation.” Enjoy the New England climate and a cl...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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Have you trained a puppy lately? Our "little guy" is a little over 6 months old now, and he's plenty smart. He learns new things instantly. He was house trained within 3 days of leaving an ourdoor kennel where it was not an issue. (He's still having trouble with "no chew" and "not yours.") But......
By Steve Loynd, 800-926-5653, White Mountains NH
( Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., )
Comments 22
    Marketing Creates awareness – While price creates activity. Seller's often think more ads equal more activity…this is not what the data shows in the real world. 200 Realtors were recently polled… “How many of you have sold The Property to the person who called on That property ad” in the last...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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    As consumers we love Nespresso. As luxury brand strategists we salute Nespresso for outsmarting the best American Coffee companies and beating them at their own game in the fastest growing segment of the coffee industry: portioned coffee. In 1996, Nespresso patented the process of brewing esp...
By Mario Reyes, Your real estate friend at San Francisco Bay Area
(Coldwell Banker)
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Just read this article about Texas:  - http://marioreyesrealtor.realtytimes.com/consumeradvice/buyersadvice1/item/28392-20140421-ten-reasons-not-move-to-texas, and because of this, I love more California. Please read and the article is informative, writer is knowledgeable. Maybe the writer is fro...
By Rob Spinosa, Marin Mortgage Broker
(RPM Mortgage, Marin County, CA)
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Go Ahead!  Drone On About Your New Listing!   Some of you may know that I do a bit of video marketing.  I rely on Doug Canning, here in San Rafael, to shoot and edit the video and while we were working on my last production, he mentioned that he'd purchased an aerial drone to which he can mount a...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, CT Specialist, Exquisitely Serving Sellers&Buyers
(Keller Williams Realty)
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67 Tophet Road, Home For Sale In Roxbury, Connecticut A luxurious Roxbury CT home for sale - This lovely colonial style home sits on 6 acres of CT land. Among its many wonderful features are 4 spacious bedrooms,  6  full bathrooms and 2 half bathrooms, an outside deck, and an elegant living room...
By Barbara Gregus, Sandia Park Paa-ko Homes
(CARES Consumer Advantage Real Estate Services)
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Albuquerque NM Home for Sale - 7315 Rainwater Road SW  Wonderful Albuquerque NM home for sale is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom and this could be your dream home! Lovely home is located in Bernalillo county and near Rio Grande senior high. Amazing raised ceilings, lots of light and living room open to th...