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 Tammie White, TW Realty Group, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
Comments 35
The best way to rise in the Google rankings is to use your website in conjunction with your ActiveRain blog. The majority of my blogging is done on ActiveRain. I am happy to see my ActiveRain blog posts ranking highly in the SERPS (search engine results pages). However, ActiveRain doesn't giv...
By Dale Bledsoe, Realtor in Tracy, California
(Crown Key Realty)
Comments 55
  Like many RE agents my career and most years seem like a roller coaster ride. After receiving my license in the spring of 2006 I was in a serious accident. By the time I was ready to resume work it was the summer of 2007 and the market was in free fall. My business did OK after that but was lar...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Southern Utah Residential Real Estate Agent
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 435.632.9374)
Comments 2
Mitt Romney spotted in Ivins, Utah at Tuacahn Ampitheatre. It's true! Mitt and Ann were in the audience watching Tuacahn's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid along with 5 grandchildren just a few days ago. They were also seen enjoying a meal at Cafe Rio, one of St. George's...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 26
This Is Our Full Page Ad in "The Franklin Local Town Pages" Newspaper.  I do as much offline marketing as I do online, and one method always complements the other.  This full page ad originated from a Free Market Analysis postcard that will be mailed today to every single family home i...
By Dale Dresel, Maricopa City & Goodyear Neighborhood Realtor©
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa & Goodyear AZ)
Comments 0
PebbleCreek Golf Course Resort Heated Pool Home for Sale in Goodyear AZ! PERFECT ARIZONA LIVING!!   Heated swimming pool with built-in spa overlooking 6th fairway and putting green! A REAL must see property! Make an offer before it's gone! Listing Information $375,000 MLS 5075808 Beds 3/2.5 B...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 20
Those who give guidance with leadership and coaching are not always well versed from “past experience.”  Does it make sense for one to coach another agent, if that person has never been a proficient, skillful agent him/herself in the past? Does one need to have been a “heavy hitter” in order to ...
By Gail M. Travers
(RE/MAX BRE #01240306)
Comments 0
Come home to your three-bedroom, two-bath, on a 1/3 Acre parcel, court location in Fremont.  Expand the main house, build a separate in-law unit, and still have plenty of room left for a pool and garden.  Wow! Wonderful opportunity to create your family's dream home. Original condition home, ...
By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
Comments 0
I buy houses Silver Springs Florida. If you own a home and want to sell it fast, please call us today. We having been buying homes in Central and North FL for over 20 years now. 352-658-3755 or www.IbuyHousesOcala.com  We buy them in all conditions from junkers to dollhouses. Our specialty is dam...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
Comments 2
Exceptional West LA Townhouse for Rent! OverviewMapsPhotos $5,000 Townhouse Main Features 3 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom5 UnitsInterior: 2,960 sqft Location 1258 Barry Ave#2west los angeles, CA 90025USA Inna Ivchenko Mannis Real Estate Group(310) 867-0698inna@mannisrealestate.comhttp://...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
Comments 0
3 BEDROOM CONTEMPORARY IN DUDLEY, MA OverviewMapsPhotosOpen House $225,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Bathroom1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,506 sqftLot: 15,190 sqft Location 50 FLAXFIELD RD.DUDLEY, MA 01571USA Conrad Allen (508) 400-0438CAllen1995@aol.comhttp://www.Conrad...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 22
Sometimes a word in a sentence just jumps out, hits you, and makes you think "Ouch!" Such was a word in an email I received this morning. It was a forward from a friend, and it had a very fine patriotic message, with quotes from some of our great leaders of the past. The trouble was in ...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 6
6 Leanne Way in Franklin MA-Franklin Heights listing offered by Eric Buliung of The Kuney Todaro Team OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 6 Leanne Way in Franklin MA-VideoNeighborhood $339,900 Townhouse Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,846 sqft Location 6 ...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
Comments 12
    Lafayette IN 3 bedroom farm home for sale on 4+ acres with 2 out buildings located at 8111 South 550 West, Lafayette IN 47909.       Lafayette IN 47909 farm home on 4+ acres pasture features:   ***  3 bedroom and 2 full bathrooms with first story bedroom ***  detached garage and 2 pole barns ...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 0
Jon Kolsky recently wrote a blog post about how it can't hurt and certainly might help when a buyer in competition for a house writes a letter to the seller. I've read similar advice from other agents, and today got to thinking about HOW they should write that letter. Should it follow the...
By Trey Thurmond, College Station , Texas Homes
(BCR Realtors)
Comments 5
I recently watched an agent go from tears to anger and back to tears several times in a few hours. They were angry at  a client .....something that as professionals we should not be doing  in our business. So it did not go their way and like a child they chose to act out in  tantrum mold. WHAT th...
By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(Dickson Realty)
Comments 0
New Office for Dickson Realty in Truckee CA   Finally the long awaited day is here, our Truckee office is ready to be moved into our new building the week of July 14th. It has a neo-modern architecture style with elements of wood and steel. The new location is at the corner of Donner Pass Road an...
By Larry Hodel
(First Team SnS Real Estate)
Comments 0
I paid my annual fee of $299 and after one month not one lead. I was told I should expect about four leads per month. We'll see what happens. Anyone else have any experience?
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 6
Are your real estate marketing materials too wordy? If you're concerned about your messages being too wordy, try a simple cure that many copywriters use: Eliminate the first sentence, or even the first paragraph or two. I was just reminded of this trick as I was working on another article. I ...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 4
71 Stone Street in Walpole MA-Newly Offered Condo by Eric Buliung of The Kuney Todaro Team OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 71 Stone Street in Walpole MA-VideoMarket Stats $154,900 Condominium Main Features 1 Bedroom1 Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 605 sqft Location 71 Stone Streetunit 4Walpole, M...
By VERITY PHOTOGRAPHY, Southern California Residential Photography
(Residential / Commercial Photography & Video - Southern California - Orange County / Los Angeles County)
Comments 0
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