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 Mahesh Mike Patel, Call Me And Consider It Done!
(First Team Real Estate)
Comments 17
  Cold Calling: How to make it Fun and Effective I was fortunate enough to give a presentation on Cold Calling.  We all know that to be successful in Real Estate or any other sale business, one has to find customers to present  to.  One always has to find new clients and at the same time service ...
Buffini & Company is so excited to finally be a part of the ActiveRain community!  For those of you who may not know us yet, it’s great to meet you!  We look forward to building a relationship with you and hope you find the information we share here to be helpful.  It’s our goal to provide the re...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(Keller Williams, Digital Marketing Strategist specializing in Search and Social with The Ballen Method and Vision Masters)
Comments 22
What Google Will be looking for and ranking by in 2015 by Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist, Specializing in Search and Social As we move into 2015, Google has declared that it will be looking more at bounce rates, spelling and grammar (ewww), social signals (huge, I’ve been testing this)...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 16
     I am sure that by now, we are all familiar with the Pareto Principle AKA the 80/20 rule, the ‘law of the vital few’ as well as ‘the principle of factor sparsity’. It states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. This principle certainly holds true in t...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 39
The winter real estate market of 2015 in Franklin MA has been as painful to real estate agents as having a tooth extracted without Novocain.  As with most dental work, the pain does fade away; and, so too, will this real estate market improve. My mission during this paralyzing period of time has...
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 15
Lakebridge Club is a 24 hour guard-gated Condo community in Suffolk County Long Island Zip Code 11754.  As a courtesy, Lawrence “Larry” & Sheila, Real Estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson are bringing you the following Community Profile of this North Shore complex:   You can reach this non-...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
Comments 1
Charleston SC Home for sale - 1702 Eallystockert Rd  One lucky family will get the chance to enjoy this dazzling Charleston SC Home for sale! You will instantly fall for this charming home situated in the desired neighborhood of Hemmingwood! It is nestled on a 0.15 acre cul-de-sac lot with 1,445...
By Zohar "Zack" Zamir, Tenafly NJ,Bergen, County & Northern NJ Real Estat
(Keller Williams Town Life)
Comments 2
ANOTHER SOLD HOME BY Zohar "Zack" Zamir - Bergen County's Premier Realtor! Only things better than a SNOW DAY is a CLOSING DAY!!  :D Congrats to my client, Jeffery Alvarez, on your new home! On behalf of the Zamir Group we wish you nothing but the best in your new home!!   — at Keller Williams To...
I'll never forget one of my favorite meteorologists.  I was producing for a small television station and he was perhaps one of the coolest guys I'd ever met.  Not a bad bone in his body. He was a man of routine, to say the least.  Every single day, when the 6pm news wrapped up, he walked to a lit...
By Irene Medina, PA GRI CRS CDPE SFR TRC, The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Job Done!
Comments 2
  2181 NE 67 St., 607, Fort Lauderdale JUST SOLD!   2181 NE 67 St., 607, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33308 – This unit that’s for short sale under only one bank is a very spacious 1-bedroom, 1.5-bath home that’s fully tiled and very well kept. Walking distance to the clubhouse, pool, and all awesome am...
By John Helmick, Success Coach & Home Inspection Co. Owner
(John Helmick Success & Ohio Property Inspection Services)
Comments 11
  I know some of you out there are GREAT at customer service!  I love to eat at Chick-Fil-A. Why?  Because I  know the service is going to be superb.  Do I really LOVE their food?  I am not head-over-heels with their food - but I keep going back because I know I am going to get great, friendly s...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 5
It's been one of the toughest winter we had in New England. And that had a major impact on Real Estate business. If you can't see the home, you don't buy, correct? However, this winter has not dampened our spirits - you can feel it from this re-blog from Barbara Todaro . The winter real estate ma...
By Chuck Willman, Real Estate Investor & Adviser - Utah / Arizona
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Do you feel threatened by waffles? If you are FedEx or UPS maybe you should be... at least a little bit- that is. What's my frame of reference here? We live in a time when an entity can come out of nowhere and place a significant dent in any industry in very little time. Example: Yellow cabs are ...
By Lee Davenport, Our Business Is Your Success! 404.444.5777
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Our buddies at the National Association of REALTORS® found that REFERRALS, REPEAT business and the INTERNET are the top three ways that agents generate leads.  Referrals are typically new clients that heard someone else "singing your praises" about your effectiveness as a real estate agent.  Rep...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 2
Become inimitable! Photo from Vogue Magazine Insert, March 2015, 18K gold watch If you are interested in “owning” the lion’s share of business in your luxury real estate market, or a niche therein, one phenomenon to avoid at all costs is commoditization.   You know you are on a slippery slide to ...
      West Lafayette 47906 wooded, pasture land for sale 20.5 acres north of Purdue Research Park and Harrison High School Tippecanoe County.          MLS # 201502007             ACCEPTED  OFFER !!!   West Lafayette wooded, pasture 20.5 acres for sale in Tippecanoe County north of Purdue Research...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
Comments 0
Are you feeling your motivation wane, even though it seems as though we just started the year? It’s natural to lose the spark of motivation after a few months (just compare gym attendance in January to attendance in March). Here are seven ways to reignite the fire and get inspired to thrive this ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 65
Can You Have Too Many Counter Offers? A counteroffer is actually a rejection of the offer from the other party and a counter proposal back to them. Some sellers and buyers go back and forth many times. As an agent in Clarksville TN it is my job to help keep all this negotiating straight and to ad...
By Zohar "Zack" Zamir, Tenafly NJ,Bergen, County & Northern NJ Real Estat
(Keller Williams Town Life)
Comments 0
300 Winston Dr 2902 - Cliffside Park.. JUST REDUCED! $409,999 Welcome to this Gorgeous two bedroom, two bath Condominium located in the Luxury Complex of Winston Towers in Cliffside Park. Beautifully renovated, the condo offers an open & spacious floor plan featuring a welcoming foyer & living ro...
By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
Comments 0
4 Things to Consider Before Moving to Your Pleasanton Luxury Home   If you have been on the lookout for a Pleasanton luxury home for sale and have luckily found the right one, the next step would be to move into your new home. This experience can be both exciting and exhausting. After all, moving...