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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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Who is the Star of your Business Card? Many of us have been taught the importance of having an updated and professional photo on our business cards. After all, we want people to put a face to a name and remember us, and hopefully brand ourselves into their memory banks.Recently, while exchanging ...
By Chris Miller, MediaProsper Online Marketing
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When I talk with people about social media, the subject always seems to come up: when should I be posting?   There are better times than others, but ... here's a better way to think about that question.   WHEN SHOULD YOU POST? There’s lots of research about when the most people are on Faceboo...
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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Top 9 Things To Do For a Smooth Temecula CA Rental Move   Moving can be overwhelming because of all the tasks you have to cover. First on the list would be to talk with your Temecula CA property manager or landlord about your decision. Here’s a summary of the most important things tenants must re...
By Mark Bruno, Monterey Peninsula Home Team Leader
(Monterey Peninsula Home Team - Carmel, CA - Coldwell Banker)
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Pacific Grove Ocean View Craftsman For Sale Search for similar homes for sale in Pacific Grove, CA. Listing Details Pacific Grove Modern Ocean View Craftsman314 8th Street Pacific Grove, CA 93950Asking Price: $1,595,000MLS# Coming SoonBedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 3.5Approx. Size:  2772 Square Feet (tota...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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    Eric Buliung, the latest member of The Kuney Todaro Team, closed on 20 Tia Place in Franklin MA today.  It was sold by a buyer’s agent, and that’s how we like doing business.  However, the best part of this closing was when the buyer informed Eric that what attracted him to 20 Tia Place were ...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, Luxury Homes, Water Front Properties, Equestrian
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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Bridgewater CT Home For Sale with Landscaping | 16 Blueberry Hill Road   Presenting a newer upscale home located in a quiet neighborhood and close to the Town Center! Be amazed by this beautiful contemporary Bridgewater CT home for sale nestled in this delightful New England Town. This 4 bedroom,...
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 12
    Sometimes when buying a home, expectations may be high. If you are looking to purchase a home, remember it's still a business transaction.                                                                                                                                Here Are Our Top 5 Myth...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 6
Another Kuney Todaro Team Closing at 20 Tia Place in Franklin MA by Listing Agents Eric Buliung and Lorraine Kuney...Teamwork!!! OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 20 Tia Place in Franklin MA-VideoNeighborhoodMarket Stats $617,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partia...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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A new property listing, Maine real estate offering hops up onto the multiple listing service conveyor belt. It's day to shine under the MLS sunshine. To begin the show and tell. Stretching it's legs. Picking up speed in getting the marketing exposure traction. Well well well. What do I sp...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
Comments 4
Latest Trends In 30A Luxury Homes: What’s Hot and What’s Not Whether you are thinking of buying a luxury home along 30A or having one custom-built, it’s good to know what the hottest trends are in design and interior amenities so you can get great ideas for your home. Here are the hottest trends ...
By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
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During a recent trip to the "Fishermen's Wharf" we were exposed to many of the different restaurants and seafood vendors.  I am sure that many of them were offering similar "catch of the day" dishes and specials but one restaurant was leaps and bounds ahead of the rest in ...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
Comments 3
For 99% of salespeople, the most productive source of business is their personal database (those who know, like, and trust them). These people may have done business with you or they may have not. Regardless, they likely send business your way. It’s logical to think that the bigger the list, the ...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 84770)
Comments 5
Small Business Spotlight: Breakfast at Tifiny's in St. George Opens 2nd Location at Green Valley Spa! Having an established restaurant in St. George, Utah since 2012 at their 188 North Bluff Street location, Earl and Tifiny Rose took the opportunity to expand their Breakfast at Tifiny's  ...
By Kerry L Klun, 321-626-5868 - Space Coast Area Homes
(Tropical Realty of Suntree)
Comments 5
Often Buyers will ask me if the Sellers of a home they are interested in purchasing will pay their closing costs. The answer is...yes and no.  It really all depends on the way that you structure the request in writing your offer.Lets take an example:Let’s say that you are looking at purchasing a ...
By Vanessa Saunders MBA MIMC CIPS FIABCI, From Manhattan to the Catskills of New York
(Global Property Systems Real Estate)
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As our company name implies, Global Property Systems specializes in finding internationally-based buyers for New York and New Jersey properties. So far, this strategy has proven quite successful because of one very fortunate bit of providence: many buyers are investing in American real estate as ...
By Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho)
Comments 28
People always want to use a home's square foot for the dollar to meaure it's value but since a home is not a commodity, every one is unique and therefore, it's value will be as well.   To illustrate this, I will go to an extreme.  The most expensive home per square foot is $226,775 ac...
By Michael Downer
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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How Safe is Your Glenbrooke Condo? 8 Safety Precaution Tips That Work! One major difference between living in a single family home and a condo is the amount of security you’ll get. While security in a neighborhood of single family homes is provided by homeowners, condominiums like those Condos fo...
By Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho)
Comments 8
I was pleased to get another lead from my website from Tour Real Estate, Inc.  Here it is:  When I emailed Derek back, I received the following: Hello Jim, Thank you for your reply the Google Doc below contains all the details and information on the property I want to put up for sale. https://doc...
By Sidney Kutchuk, Property Management & Sales Experts 951-217-6745
(Property Management & Sales at REALTY WORKS TEMECULA, CA 92590 (951) 217-6745)
Comments 2
Screening Tips for Landlords of Temecula CA Rentals   Having good tenants has an effect on the returns on your property. In a different article, we gave you tips on how to find the best tenants. Part of it is establishing an effective screening process which Temecula CA property management compan...
By Eileen Liles, Macht-Liles Real Estate Group - Cedaredge, CO
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Cedaredge CO Ranch Property for Sale|15621 2600 Rd   Discover a one-of-a-kind Cedaredge CO Ranch Property for Sale set in an elevated area in Cedar Mesa providing fantastic panoramic views of the Grand Mesa, San Juan, west Elk Mountains and Uncompahgre Plateau. You will fall in love with this pro...