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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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

 
By Sidney Kutchuk, Property Management & Sales Experts 951-217-6745
(Property Management & Sales at REALTY WORKS TEMECULA, CA 92590 (951) 217-6745)
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1226 N Beverly Glen Blvd,Los Angeles - Two on OneJust Listed for sale.   Exclusive Bel Air / Beverly Glen platinum triangle OverviewMapsPhotosNeighborhoodMarket Stats $629,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms2 UnitsInterior: 1,100 sqftLot: 3,847 sqft Location 1226 N Beverly ...
By Kathryn J., (Rentec Direct-Property Management Software)
(Rentec Direct)
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I am meeting with my son soon so we can discuss some of the programs that are out there that offer student loan consolidation.   I know there has been a lot of talk lately about these millennial's and why they are not buying houses, one of these reason just might be these darn student loans.    A...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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Remember when the gurus said a web page or blog post needed to be 200 words in order for Google to pay attention?  Then do you remember when that increased to 400? And now, although he does mention some high ranking sites with few words and many photos, Neil Patel recommends writing 2,000 to 3,00...
By Randy Mitchelson, Internet Marketing Expert, Author, Activist
(iPartnerMedia.com and Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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                        Calling all do-it-yourselfers!   The Small Business Development Center in Southwest Florida is offering a 2-part webinar series to help customers find your business.    Participants will learn why and how to establish their business page on both Facebook and Google.   Inst...
By Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
(RISMedia)
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Our global economy (and the infinite abyss that is the Internet) can make it seem like your reach has to extend far beyond the parameters of your market. And while that can be true in some cases, buying and selling real estate remains, at its core, a localized service.But these days, social media...
  This is a reblog to a press release released on PRLog.com on Wednesday. As part of its new market initiative BanCorp Properties is using the favorable lending environment which exists due to the historical low mortgage interest rates which are still prevalent in the southland in combination wi...
By Julie Winter-Paez, Broker/Owner
(Re/Max Property Pros LLC)
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Happy 2015!   2015 is off to a pretty great start for Northern Wi and I am quite happy to announce a couple of super statistics! So far year to date ( ytd ) our entire Multiple Listing Service ( MLS )  is up by over 5 million dollars.  Last year we had sold $10,247,140 up to January 26th and this...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield,Wilton,Greenwich,NewCanaan, Brookfield,Newtown,Roxbury,Bridgewater,Washington,Sherman, Luxury Homes,WaterFront,Equestrian,NewConstruction
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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Top 3 Loans and Down Payment Options for Your Lake Zoar Real Estate   Real estate agents highly recommend that you save up for down payment before buying your dream Lake Zoar real estate. It is always a smart move to make sure that you have enough cash for down payment, closing costs, and other e...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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5 Signs That You Are Ready to Own a South Tampa Waterfront Home    If you are tired of renting and think that you are ready to buy a home for sale in South Tampa, you’ve made a great decision! The question is, how will you know if you are ready to buy a home and make one of the biggest investment...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
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Top Reasons to Buy 30A Luxury Homes in Watercolor   Watercolor is a posh yet laid back community along 30A.  One of the best qualities of this neighborhood is its being one with nature. This community has a lot of things to offer its residents and those who plan on buying their own 30A luxury hom...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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No two people are alike, and because of that fact, focusing on attributes beyond production and skill level is essential.  We work to earn income.  When we need to work as a “team” on a particular task rather than independently, it’s imperative for the team members to “mesh.” The words “team” an...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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4 Bedroom Two Story Home for Sale with a Pool | 9118 Oakwood Dr   Come visit this 4 bedroom home for sale with a pool in Lake Wales FL and it will sell itself! Sitting in over 2 acres of land and has it’s own Lake Heiler, some awesome features of this home include 1/2 bath, 2-car attached garage...
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)
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MVVBP and The WOW Factor by Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist, Specializing in Search and Social   Your MVVBP … Some of you are going what? What the heck is an MVVBP? Let me ask you guys while I’m looking at the question bar here, how many of you actually have what’s called an MVVBP, whic...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield,Wilton,Greenwich,NewCanaan, Brookfield,Newtown,Roxbury,Bridgewater,Washington,Sherman, Luxury Homes,WaterFront,Equestrian,NewConstruction
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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5 Ways to Avoid Having Your Candlewood Lake Home Listing Expired   Imagine listing your Candlewood Lake home for sale in the MLS. After months upon months of waiting, you have not received a single offer for your home and have reached the end of the listing period. Your listing has just expired! ...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield,Wilton,Greenwich,NewCanaan, Brookfield,Newtown,Roxbury,Bridgewater,Washington,Sherman, Luxury Homes,WaterFront,Equestrian,NewConstruction
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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How to Sell Your Candlewood Lake Real Estate in Winter   If you are planning to sell your Candlewood Lake real estate, the winter season might just be the best time to do it. Contrary to the belief of many people, it is sometimes easier to sell your home during winter because there is hardly any ...
By April Stephens, Broker/Realtor - Johnston & Wake County
(RE/MAX One Realty)
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Rare Opportunity! This home is not only #HandicapAccessible with tons of living space on first floor, but also offers additional rooms & bathroom on second floor. Large kitchen with great workspace, bright dining room, & spacious bedrooms! Relax by the pool this summer, sellers also have lift for...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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Lake Wales FL 4 Bedroom Home for Sale with a Pool | 9118 Oakwood Dr    Experience country living at its best in this outstanding 4 bedroom home for sale with a pool in Lake Wales FL! Standing in approximately 2 acres of land and surrounded by the serenity and privacy of nature, this home boasts o...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
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In case you missed this WONDERFUL conversation on Marte's blog post on Mon/Tues.  The post itself is great, but it's the comments and discussion beneath (on the original post) that is helpful.  You will need to click "show all comments" as I think she has over 40 comments and some of the key ones...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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  Timing is everything when we discuss the effectiveness of direct mail marketing.  If the postcards land during that decision making period that homeowners experience, the phone will ring.  That’s why consistent mailing is important. Since I have three team members who work in Franklin MA, and I...
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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​Do You Want To Know How Many Single Family Homes Sold in Dix Hills New York? Call Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff, Real Estate Associate Broker and Real Estate Salesperson at 631-805-4400 (c). We are familiar with the Dix Hills Long Island Real Estate Market. We list and sell homes and cond...