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?


Those are good questions and fortunately you've come to the right place for answers. ActiveRain's 300,00+ real estate industry professional chat about these topics and many more on a daily basis right here on the following pages.


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Everything a real estate professionals needs to know about marketing his or her business can be found in this section of every agent's favorite social networking site, ActiveRain.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

 
By Richard Zaretsky, Florida Real Estate Attorney
(THE ZARETSKY LAW GROUP P.A. - Board Certified Real Estate Atty and AUTOMATED LAND TITLE COMPANY)
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On September 30th the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - created under the sweeping Dodd Frank Act - showed it is continuing its campaign to penalize violations of kickback schemes in the real estate industry. Citing illegal quid pro quo referral agreements as being a violation of RESPA, it s...
By Jenn Hart, Richmond, VA, REALTOR®, 804-317-7997
(Jefferson Properties)
Comments 49
Recently I challenged myself to host a networking event in my area.  It would be a great way to get myself out in the community while also connecting local professionals.  Good idea, right?  The devil is in the details: How was I going to set it up?  Whom would I invite?  Where would I hold the e...
Last night, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of about 30 college students who are aspiring business owners and leaders. As I stood there, I couldn't help picture myself back in the day...hungry for knowledge and excited about having the whole world at my fingertips. We talked about outra...
This is a game changer.  You're going to want to share it with everyone who does video. And everyone who does NOT yet do video.  Then kick their butts a little and tell them why they should be using it. For the first time, Facebook has passed YouTube for the nuber of video views on desktop.  In A...
By Bob Ratliff, RE/MAX-CC, Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park Real Estate Consultant, REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR®)
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Lago Vista Lot For Sale ~ Highland Lakes Renowned Lago Vista lot for sale with gentle slope perfect for building your dream home next to Highland Lakes Golf Course with views of rolling hill-country terrain, estate homes and golf course community. Recognized Lago Vista Schools with new High Schoo...
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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Are you thinking of putting your Long Island House on the market this Fall?    Selling your house or condo, especially if you’ve never done it before, can be a challenge. You may think that all you have to do is put a sign in the front yard, and the buyers will appear.   We as Realtors know it’s ...
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182, #azpropertymatchmaker@gmail.com
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8307 E Vista De Valle, Scottsdale, AZ                                      Today October 23rd,  3:00-5:30   Another beautiful day in Scottsdale, AZ, a perfect day to check out Pinnacle Peak Country Club. Kayla Williams will be hosting an open house today 3:00-5:30 come by and say hello!  Watch t...
By Bob Ratliff, RE/MAX-CC, Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park Real Estate Consultant, REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR®)
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Lago Vista Lot For Sale Lago Vista Extraordinary views from Lake Travis Lot  Located on cul-de-sac lot ready for your dream home. Unrestricted view of Lake Travis allows new owner to enjoy breathtaking sunsets and hill country views. Lago Vista POA Amenities offer club houses, boat ramps, marina,...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
Comments 18
Safety is a top concern for many real estate agents, especially when meeting a client somewhere other than the office. Although showings, listing appointments and open houses are standard in the industry, they also leave an agent vulnerable being attacked by a stranger. This isn’t to scare you—mo...
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182, #azpropertymatchmaker@gmail.com
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Desert Hills is located off of Carefree Highway, between the city of Cave Creek, and Anthem.  Quiet and tranquil, with a country feel and yet just minutes from shopping and dining.  Property was designed to take advantage of mountain and cityviews.   Best priced home in the area!   While attendi...
By Valorie L. Ford, Valorie Ford & Co, Charlottesville/Albemarle Real
(Keller Williams Realty)
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As you no doubt already know, the way that we present ourselves to others is much more than just words.  We are constantly being observed whether we realize it or not and the way that we stand or sit can say a lot about our confidence level. In the world of business it is vital that clients have...
By Jenifer Lower, Team Service Above Expectation
(Bozeman Montana Real Estate .net)
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I’ll help you make the right move!   MARKET KNOWLEDGE Real estate is all about knowing a snapshot in time as it applies to the longer reaching trends of the local housing market. This knowledge comes directly from an agent’s engagement with the market (closings). In the Gallatin Valley last year,...
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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If you are now ready to move to a 55 and Over community in Nassau County Long Island, The Seasons in East Meadow may be what you are looking for. Here is our Community Profile presented as a courtesy by Lawrence “Larry” and Sheila, Real estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson: Located by Fron...
By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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201 E. Phoenix Payson, AZ 85541 2 Story, Spacious Payson Southeast Home! Home   Virtual Tour   Photo Gallery   Property Map   Financing   Request Showing   Contact Me   Tamra Lee Ulmer A-REO BROKEROffice: 928-474-2550: Mobile: 928-978-5180: Price : $109,000.00 Bedrooms : 2 Bathrooms : 2.00 Squar...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Keller Williams Realty)
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    The temperature in Flower Mound, Texas will be a cool 80 degrees today and tomorrow but temperatures will rise by Friday to 88 degrees and then 90 by Saturday and Sunday.    The sun radiates with warmth after the cool twilight hours of the night when the air was crisp and good for sleeping. ...
By Jay Mecray - (480) 256-9771, #JayMecray #CommercialRealEstate #Arizona #Phoenix
(Arizona Property Solutions)
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By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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Moncks Corner SC Home for sale - 324 Bradley Bend Dr   This Moncks Corner SC Home for sale is the opportunity you've been waiting for! Located in the beautiful and tranquil neighborhood of Moss Grove Plantation, this stunning home rests on a 0.14 acre lot with 2,322 sqft of living space featurin...
By Eileen Burns, FL Luxury Homes Hollywood Lakes,Golden Isles/Beach
(Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach)
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Eileen Burns, Hollywood FL luxury waterfront real estate broker, is reminding you today is YOU TUBE Thursday in Active Rain groupland....join the group for fascinating information about adding additional tools to your marketing box..... and time to meet and engage with the Video Blogging Boys! Th...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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 Consistently staying in touch with your sphere of influence through a blog and/or a newsletter can reap a steady flow of referrals from those who already know you and also engage your prospects.   But, what is the secret that the most successful luxury real estate marketing professionals know a...
By Jay Mecray - (480) 256-9771, #JayMecray #CommercialRealEstate #Arizona #Phoenix
(Arizona Property Solutions)
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