Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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This is the postcard that will be mailed today to several condo communities that are in the lower price range of condos in Franklin MA.  With all of the great financing incentives for first time home buyers, this condo price range is within a reasonable range for them to make a purchase.  There ...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
Comments 0
How to Pick Christina Community Homes for Sale With Good Resale Value   It is not often that buyers think of the resale value of the Christina community homes for sale they are buying. Most would dwell on evaluating the home in terms of how it measures up to the your current criteria based on you...
By Gary DiGrazia, Sr., Probate Real Estate Expert Training
(EXP Realty )
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This question does come up often and I have blogged about it before but let's clear the air so agents interested in adding probate real estate to their production have an understanding.   You must know the paperwork you need and how to use it to be successful with Probate Real Estate.  It's worth...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
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OH MY! 4 Day's Left Before Christmas Last Minute Shopping Ideas You can get gift cards in the checkout line of most major supermarkets, at your favorite retailers, or online. Amazon is selling their gift cards in cute little tins    Candy is one of those all-purpose gifts But if you're looking fo...
By Carla Muss-Jacobs, Principal Broker/Owner, Buyer Focused ~ Buyer Results
(BuyersAgentPortland.com | (503) 810-7192 Portland Metro Exclusive Buyers Agent | 100% Buyer Representation ~ 100% of the Time)
Comments 72
This is Why You Do Localism Posts! If you're new to ActiveRain, or a lifer and need a boost, kick in the pants, a "get moving" inspiration . . . I hope this post rejuvenates you into doing LOCALISM posts. Here's what happened today: I have a tracker on my site and from time-to-time I'll check it ...
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 19
Is a 55 And Over Community Right For You Now?    Are you an Empty Nester wanting a smaller home with no maintenance requirements?    Do you want to stay close to family and friends and not move away from the Long Island you know and love?   Then you should call Realtors Lawrence "Larry" and Sheil...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
Comments 18
Lago Vista Lot For Sale  *Lake Travis Views* Extraordinary views from Lake Travis Lot in Lago Vista, this cul-de-sac lot is ready for your dream home on buildable lot. Unrestricted view of Lake Travis allows new owner/owners to enjoy breathtaking sunsets, enjoy Lago Vista fire-works from distant ...
Young.  Is it about age...or is it about a state of mind? I'd argue that it may be neither. Since I was a kid, I've been told that I am an "old soul".  Yet now that I'm older, I like to think that I have a youthful perspective on business.   Let's face it.  As we get older, many people become jad...
By Will Hamm
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 19
Well, down to the last 15 cookies tins to deliver, that makes 112 total.  Yes not everyone gets them every year, but people that refer me this year or people that have closed deals in the last 3 years are the ones that got some for sure.  At a birthday party last night for a great gal that just t...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
Comments 3
On December 17, 2014, California Association of Realtors (C.A.R) reported that homes values decreased 5.9% to a price of $549,440 in November 2014 from October of 2014 price of $583,810, but gained 1.1% from November of 2013 price of $543,330; while, homes sales fell 18.5% in November of 2014 fro...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
Comments 9
  West Lafayette Huntington Farms 4 bedroom home for sale Klondike Schools with fenced yard minutes to Purdue University located at 1863 Man O War, West Lafayette, IN 47906.      SALE   PENDING !!!       West Lafayette Huntington Farms 4 bedroom home for sale Klondike Schools with fenced yard mi...
By Jason Wells, ESQ
(Keller Williams Realty East Valley)
Comments 1
Gilbert Short Sale Fantastic property on a premium corner lot in the beautiful Carol Rae Ranch subdivision. This lovely property features low maintenance front yard landscaping and beautiful a grassy area in the back, large tile in all the right places, wood flooring, eat-in kitchen with black ap...
You've been going about it all wrong.   You thought you were making more money by spending less money.  You thought you were growing the business by tightening your belt. You were wrong. This is the quick lesson in how to give yourself an immediate raise by spending more money. What's Your Worth?...
By Wes Shields
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Good news for all of you outdoorsy folks…Bristol, TN has a new Bass Pro Shop!  The outdoor sports mega-store opened its doors on August 20, 2014 and is ready to welcome its Eastern Tennessee customers! Let me just start by saying that I, personally, am not much of an outdoor-kinda-gal.  Now, that...
By Wes Shields
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Attention First Time Home Buyers! Charming 3 bedroom home that is perfect for first time home buyers or investors. This home has been maintained very well, is Move in ready, and has great floor plan. The living room is large with lots of natural light, out back you will find a covered back deck a...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Comments 1
Blakeney Heath Homes An up to date look at Blakeney Heath homes for sale and Blakeney Heath Home Listings. This is a popular community located near Ballantyne in South Charlotte. Blakeney Heath homes were built Ryland Homes in Charlotte, NC. The neighborhood offers pretty homes, good sized develo...
By Wes Shields
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Great Home in Carter Crossing 1805 Glen Echo Road offers comfortable, cozy living spaces in a quiet, friendly neighborhood. This home offers a light and airy feel at it's living room entrance from the oval glass inset in the front door, two flanking windows and neutral paint scheme with crisp whi...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Comments 0
Highgrove Homes An up to date look at Highgrove homes for sale and Highgrove Home Listings. This is a popular community located near Ballantyne in South Charlotte. Highgrove homes were built by some of Charlotte's  finest custom home builders. The neighborhood was designed to showcase upscale hom...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
Comments 0
On December 17, 2014, California Association of Realtors (C.A.R) reported that condo and town-homes values decreased 1.5% from price of $369,040 in November 2014 from October of 2014 price of $364,480, but gained 6.3% from November of 2013 price of $347,050; while, condo and town-homes sales fell...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 4
“Are YOU aligned with the stars?” Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. You may have heard of the “star-crossed” lovers, Romeo and Juliet. You may have experience times when everything seemed to go your way, times when the “stars aligned”.  Some call it kismet; others call...