Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 56
Many FB users have been up in arms this year because Facebook has been tweaking its algorithms. Users are especially upset about what gets seen (or not) on the news feed and the direct impact it has on our/their organic reach. That's OK I say, tweak away! Huh, say what? The sky is not falling, h...
By Denise Lones, CSP, MIRM, CDEI - Real Estate Coaching & Branding
(The Lones Group, Inc.)
Comments 17
Why not Be Unique, Authentic and MEMORABLE! Ask any real estate agent that has truly embraced their authentic self in their brand and they will tell you that while it was scary at first, it was probably one of the best business decisions they ever made. I am not talking about buying a $29 logo o...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 31
If you're out there marketing for new listings but not having much luck, the problem could be that your target is too large. In an effort to market to an entire city, your message must necessarily be generic. Probably TOO generic to appeal to any of them, except by chance. Those are the ads we se...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, CT Specialist, Exquisitely Serving Sellers&Buyers
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
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 Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
Comments 0
West Lafayette Prophets Ridge 3 bedroom 2 bath home for sale with wide interior doors located at 4705 Elijah Street, West Lafayette, IN  47906                  $129,900   West Lafayette Prophet Ridge 3 bedroom 2 full bath home for sale at $129,900 offers: *** split bedroom floor plan *** extra wi...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 16
TAKE A BREATH-  THE SEQUEL The other day I wrote about "GEEZE, take a breath!"   A gentle reminder to, in the course of our listing or "buy me" presentations take a breath and let your target get a word in.     Today I received a call from someone who thought I was an agent. I  knew that what the...
By Ed Silva, CDPE, GRI, ABR, Real Estate Agent
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 10
How Does the Listing Reach the Buying Public? I recently put a very attractive listing onto the market, and within a very short time, received a phone call from the seller letting me know that she noticed a lot of activity from people driving by the house and just sitting on the street looking up...
By Will Hamm, Where There's a Will, There's a WAY!
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 9
Homes in the range of $200,000 to $250,000 in Arvada, Co. 7518 Simms St.                    2 Beds/1 Baths    sqft 1344    Price   $249,800 8437 Dover Court                  4 Beds/3 Baths    sqft 2229              $240,000 6136 W. 86th Ave                  4 Beds/3 Baths    sqft 1250            ...
By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
Comments 3
Contact info: Maria Holland |Re/Max Elite | 615-289-6056   2454 Durham Manor Dr, Franklin, TN 37064 $774,900 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 2007Sq Footage: 4614 sqft.Bedrooms: 4 BedsBathrooms: 5 BathsFloors: 2Parking: 3 GarageLaundry: In UnitLot Size: 1.02 AcresProperty Type: Single Family House DESCRI...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Claude Cross-Charlotte NC Real Estate(Homes By Cross, Inc.) )
Comments 0
Legacy Park Homes An up to date look at Legacy Park Homes for Sale and Legacy Park neighborhood information. Legacy Park is a popular community located south of Charlotte, in the Fort Mill/Indian Land area of SC. Legacy Park homes are situated around a fishing lake, soccer fields,basketball cout ...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 85
Make Your Open House Stand Out! Hold open houses after work or during lunchtime on weekdays. Hold the open all day long from unconventional times of 9am to 6 pm. If the property has an amazing view of sunset, hold your Open House during that time. Provide easy to eat snacks and cold beverages, of...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Claude Cross-Charlotte NC Real Estate(Homes By Cross, Inc.) )
Comments 0
Tega Cay Homes An up to date look at today's Tega Cay Homes For Sale and Tega Cay neighborhood information. Tega Cay is a popular community located at Lake Wylie and offers a short commute time to both Ballantyne and Center City Charlotte. Tega Cay home owners enjoy lots of recreational things to...
Amaing find in Waukee location!.. 3 Bedrooms/ 3 Bathrooms/ Updated fixtures throughout.. Incredible value! Call Cy for a tour! $192,500, 3Bd/1Ba Single Family House, 1382 sqft. Cy Phillips | RE/MAX Innovations | 515-422-4731 135 SE Peachtree Dr, Waukee, IA 50263 Home in Move-in Ready Condition, A...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
Comments 2
    4 Bedroom Waterfront home for sale on lake 15 minutes into Purdue University and West Lafayette, located 10242 East 975 North, Otterbein, Indiana 47970.       Offered for sale at $300,000      4 Bedroom waterfront home for sale on 140 acre lake is 12 miles from Purdue University Campus via St...
By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
Comments 2
Million Dollar View Of Lake Ontario And DownTown Toronto. Park Lake Residences, Lake Shore at Ellis Ave., High Park. Situated at Humber Bay east of the Humber River Bridge, almost a thousand square feet of Hardwood Floors And Ceramic/Glass Back Splash Offset The Floor To Ceiling Glass That Draw Y...
By Gay E. Rosen, Honest, Hardworking and always Professional!
(Houlihan Lawrence)
Comments 3
As a Certified Residential Specialist, I would always like to learn new technology to both help and advance myself in the real estate market, and to set myself apart from other Realtors. Today’s internet-enabled real estate market requires sales agents to work faster and be more responsive than e...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
Comments 4
    Thorntown IN 46071 investment rental income property triplex for sale located at 108 South Market Street, Thorntown, IN 46071.     For sale  $89,900       Thorntown, IN 46071 investment rental income property for sale offers: *** two 1 bedroom apartments *** one 2 bedroom apartment *** net an...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
Comments 4
    West Lafayette Winding Creek 5 bedroom home for sale water views with 3 car garage minutes to Purdue Research Park and Purdue University in Burnett's Creek Elementary School. 11 Grapevine Court, West Lafayette, IN 47906    West Lafayette Winding Creek 5 bedroom home for sale water views offer...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
Comments 3
Summerville SC 3 Bedroom Home for sale - 234 Apache Dr This could be the dream home you've been looking for! Indian Springs in Summerville SC home for sale on a 0.24 acre lot with 1,890 sqft of living space offering 3 large bedrooms, a living room with fireplace and access to the rear screen por...
By Debbie Harr, Realtor Homes That Click, Worthington Ohio Homes For Sale
(Homes that Click Realtors)
Comments 2
Beautiful Home Convenient to Mt Carmel East OverviewMapsPhotosFeatures $259,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 2,596 sqftLot: 0.36 acre(s) Location 5940 Carnegie Cove CourtColumbus, OH 43213USA Debbie Harr Homes That Click Realtors(614) 268-7653...