Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Mike Ouellette
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For the past 9 years I've been playing professional hockey around the world. So how does a Canadian kid crazy about hockey end up in Hawaii of all places? Well, there's the the obvious answers of beaches, weather, surfing, palm trees, and adventure... but the driving force above and beyond all th...
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 135
     Do you have obnoxious, inconsiderate, annoying neighbors?  These people can be more than a nuisance - they can ruin your chances of selling your house.  Bad neighbors can wreck the value of nearby houses, they can lower comparable prices, they can deter potential Buyers from wanting to live...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
Comments 3
Goose Creek SC Home For sale - 214 Francis St    You will surely love coming home to this stunning Goose Creek SC Home for sale! This amazing traditional-style real estate property is positioned in the desired neighborhood of Pineview Acres! Nestled on a 0.28 Acre lot with 1,458 sqft of living s...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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Here is a quick review of most real estate coaches methods and what they have to offer...There is an alternative option which I cover in this video... Vdeo - The Only Training You NeedFree Luxury Home Sales ConsultLuxury Home Sales TrainingTo your success,Hugh 
By Richie Alan Naggar author of books on Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose, + Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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I have a dream client. He has savvy, ethics and is focused as well as educated and open to reason. Whats not to like? Nothing! However, we do have different opinions. I noticed this right off. We are of like kind so I am really getting a glimpse of myself as he is doing the same when we interact....
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
Picturesque Setting In Dix Hills Long Island is what you will find on Villanova Lane at this Sprawling Ranch nestled in the Top-Rated Half Hollow Hills School District #5.                                                                 Priced at $790,000Outstanding tranquil setting positioned on ...
By Wes Shields
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
PRICE REDUCED! This timeless traditional is a must see! Entry into this stately, all-brick home really makes an impression with hardwood floors, a large, light-filled living area, corner gas fireplace, and a grand front staircase! There are lots of architectural details that include crown moldin...
By Matthew Klinowski
Comments 0
Foxfire Country Club is a gated community of condos, villas and single family homes with equity membership and home purchase. There are 27 holes of golf on 385 acres designed by Arthur Hills.Foxfire is just ten minutes from the Gulf Beaches, seven minutes to downtown Naples, and within walking di...
By Wes Shields
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
10 Acres on Boone Lake in Piney Flats!Attention lake lovers! Here is a great opportunity for a lakefront mini-farm or estate. This 10 acre tract offers you approximately 202' of lake frontage and could be a beautiful gentleman's farm or gated estate. Take a look today!Wes Shields The Shields Tea...
By Debbie Harr, Realtor Homes That Click, Worthington Ohio Homes
(Homes that Click Realtors)
Comments 0
Westerville OH - Barrington Estates Overview Maps Photos Features Video $339,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 3,250 sqftLot: 0.33 acre(s)Year Built: 1997MLS #: 215017767 Location 6706 Whitmore CtWesterville, OH 43082USA Debbie Harr Homes That Cli...
By Kyle Reyes
Comments 77
Man, there are a LOT of people hating on Millennials these days.I didn't even realize just how bad it was until the article I published last week - With the Rise of the Millennial Comes The Fall of the Suit.I'm not sure if it's anger, jealousy or perhaps ignorance.  But there seems to be a lot of...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
Comments 105
 If you want to be top of mind in your luxury real estate marketplace, you have to be the most knowledgeable agent in your area.   As we used to tell our clients, when asked why they should work with us and sign an exclusive representation, “we know where the bones are buried.”   This meant that ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 31
I’ve frequently mentioned that we market to buyer agents because they have the buyers.  It’s just common sense.  We are listing agents and without the cooperation and participation from buyer agents, we would never move forward.  We would be treading water.Agents like to do business with other ag...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 16
You can best your competition by constantly upgrading your knowledge, maintaining the highest professional standards and practicing politeness. A recent report by the Luxury Institute reported that 75 percent of wealthy customers across every generation (boomer, generation X and millennial) expec...
By Carla Harbert, RE/MAX Omega: Lorain-Medina County Area
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OPEN HOUSE: Monday, May 25th, 2015 from 6 to 8 pmLocation: 4020 Shore Drive, Lorain OH 44053 - right on Lake Erie Shores     Home features WALL of windows               Gorgeous Views off upper deck  Living Room Views - 1st floor                      Dining to Living Room Views    Upper Level Vie...
By Randy Mitchelson, Internet Marketing Expert, Author, Activist
( and Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
Comments 4
Direct mail marketing gets a bad reputation from real estate professionals and other business services because they have a hard time quantifying the return on investment from the campaign.Is this the fault of direct mail or is there a deeper problem at hand?4 Reasons Direct Mail is Still a Releva...
By Hella Mitschke Rothwell, Hawaii & California Real Estate Broker
((808) 226-1095 or (831) 626-4000)
Comments 10
Have I mentioned on my California blog that real estate is off the charts? Well, the same thing is happening here in my Hawaii brokerage. I will be writing about my new listing here early next week.In the meantime, check out the fabulous lychee tree in my backyard here in Mililani on Oahu. And th...
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 7
As Long Island Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson, Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff have been successfully selling Condos in Nassau and Suffolk County NY. Selling or Buying a Long Island Condo requires extensive research, time, negotiation and sometimes patience. As an e...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
Comments 1
There was medium activity on the Maple Heights real estate market this week. During the week 8 houses were were listed during the week, two houses were returned to market, 5 listed houses were changed to contract,  the price was changed for 4 listed houses, 3 houses were sold during the week.NEW ...
By Jordan Bennett
Comments 2
 Here is the Perfect Opportunity to own Your Dream Home in Highly Desirable Stratford Ridge of Laguna Hills. Blessed with Graceful Curb Appeal and a well designed floor plan, the largest in the community, with a spacious Formal Living Room & Formal Dining Room, Separate Family room, Breakfast Noo...