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 Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 39
The real estate market in Franklin MA is gaining momentum for The Kuney-Todaro Team.  This was a day that reaped four closed sides for Tammy, including a list/sell, and a closing for Eric.  The weather forecast for next week predicts temperatures in the balmy 40’s and 50’s, and the 8’ snow mounds...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
Comments 0
Just watch 3 minutes of this video... 4:25 to 7:25   Video - Luxury Home Clients - Your Mindset   This is my good friend Oren Klaff author of Pitch Anything... This will give you a taste of the mindset you need when presenting yourself to Luxury Home Buyers and Sellers...   To your success,   Hug...
By Mahesh Mike Patel, Call Me And Consider It Done!
(First Team Real Estate)
Comments 19
  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 ...
By Travis Balinas
(OutboundEngine)
Comments 6
The news and reports about the Facebook organic traffic drop are true. Over the past year, Facebook has been slowly turning down the organic reach of posts from business pages in their fans’ New Feeds. While this publicly acknowledged move from Facebook has marketers and business up in arms, I’m...
By Mike Linkenauger, Short Sale Realtor - Jacksonville FL
(First Coast Realty Associates)
Comments 0
Hi there! As a fellow agent I just wanted to get some feedback from you real quick about these websites we just developed and launched. What are your thoughts?  www.CashbackFlorida.com www.BartramPark.com www.JacksonvilleVeterans.com www.JacksonvilleShortSale.com We just developed them in house a...
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 8
Welcome To Our New Listing At 125 pond Circle Mt. Sinai, NY 11766 ONLY $465,000   Perfect Location with Pond View at Plymouth Estates. This beautiful upper level Fairmont Floor Plan has its own Personal Elevator leading To Your Diamond Condition Condo. It Offers Soaring Ceiling, Large Spacious Ro...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
Comments 2
This week, the activity on the Lyndhurst real estate market was medium. There were 12 new listings, 1 property was put back on market, 1 contingent listing,  price was changed in 6 of the listed properties, and 5 real estate properties were sold. NEW LISTINGS         House listed with Joshua C. K...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 7
Sometimes when I'm getting ready to write an agent bio for someone who will be uploading it to a brokerage website, I ask for links to the other bios. I want to see if there's some kind of format or pattern that the broker prefers. Today I visited a site where more than 100 agents were listed. So...
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 Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Comments 0
Rea Woods Homes An up to date look at Rea Woods homes for sale and Rea Woods neighborhood information. Rea Woods is a John Wieland community located between Southpark and Ballantyne in South Charlotte. Homes for sale in Rea Woods offer easy flowing floorplans, are typically two or three story ful...
By Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz, Commercial & Residential Real Estate Agent
(REALTY ONE GROUP - LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 702.443.7156 )
Comments 5
Robert Vegas Bob Swetz is searching for home owners in Henderson and Las Vegas that are interested in selling their home.   The market is slowly rising again and there are many people interested in owning a piece of the Entertainment Capital of the World.   Please call Vegas Bob any time at 702 4...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 20
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 Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Comments 0
Royden Homes An up to date look at Royden homes for sale and Royden neighborhood information. The Royden neighborhood has a wonderfully classic feel to it. It's a rather large community with mature landscaping and homes set back nicely from the street. You will find Royden homes for sale in the S...
By John Helmick, Success Coach & Home Inspection Co. Owner
(John Helmick Success & Ohio Property Inspection Services)
Comments 6
    I remember EXACTLY when the "lights" went on for me when it comes to personal relationships. I picked up the book by Dale Carnegie - "How to Win Friends and Influence People." IF you stay with me on this...my story might be a little like yours... Or at least it can give you HOPE if you have ...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
Well, Cold Calling! Many of us don't like it - just because of the fear of rejection. And what is FEAR? False Evidence Appearing  Real. Here's a great post from my friend Mahesh Mike Patel with a training video. If you are afraid of cold calling, watch this - it's worth investing your time.   Col...
By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
Comments 7
Sports Finatics beware! You will absolutely druel over this amazing one of a kind dream home. Custom built by Ford, you will be dazzled by the finishes from the moment you enter.  2 of The 4 Car garages convert into an indoor basketball court. 20 ft ceilings, appropriate lightiing, court, and ne...
By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
Comments 2
Located in the "Sherry Heights" area of Madison, you are sure to love the convenience of the location as well as the neighborhood.  This little beauty has been marvelously updated!  The kitchen offers new cabinetry, new flooring, plumbing fixtures, new counters and large pantry.  The eat-in dini...
By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
Comments 2
Available immediately for Lease. New construction on a private lot with loads of upgrades including hardwoods, granite, SS appliances and more.  Master is on main and features a huge walk in closet, separate shower and tub combo, and elongated double vanity.  Granite is in all bathrooms and the ...
By Scott Pierce, Founder & Chief Evangelist at Listings-to-Leads
(Listings-to-Leads)
Comments 3
Shannon Pyatt at ERA Real Estate shares how he generated 1,000 buyer and seller leads with Listings-to-Leads in 4 months. His "buyers agents are closing at least 3-5 deals each month just off these leads alone." And "its a no brainer and I couldn't imagine my job being effective without it." WEBI...
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 6411 Arden Ct, Brentwood, TN 37027 $1,195,000 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 2006Sq Footage: 5793 sqft.Bedrooms: 5 BedsBathrooms: 4 BathsFloors: 2Parking: 3 GarageLaundry: In UnitLot Size: 1 AcresProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESCRIPTION P...