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 Rick Gibbs, HomesBuyRickGibbs
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Wynwwod at Foxcreek is a new community being built in the heart of Chesterfield County as part of a Master Planned Community.HHHunt Homes is the builder,HHHunt is family owned and operated since 1992.They provide sound construction with innovative architectural design.HHHunt builds with "green" t...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL .com books, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too?
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 39
If you have ever made boo-boos personal or otherwise, then you have unsold yourself. You have caused others to take a look at you and it is a step backward. THINK:  Your personal stock just took a dip. Depending on how you handle the faux pas (or worse) will determine how far you fall. There are ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 57
What do you think about when you know you will be listing a home?  There’s more than a commission at the end of that road.  With every listing, there will be, first and foremost, a piece of real estate to market, and with marketing, there follows more business. Marketing is what will make the ph...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 109
Are We Sharing Too Much Information?   Or Not Enough?       Do we really need to know if your bum is clean enough to go commando?   I dare say - this may be too much information…   "Butt" this is a blog post about real estate and that brings me to this question:   How much should we share about o...
I've written a number of articles about how innovative Starbucks is. But even the most innovative companies can sometimes get burned by their own moves. Case in point: #RaceTogether. Less than a week after launching what they described as a "U.S. race relations campaign"...Starbucks pulled the pl...
By Buffini & Company
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“Nothing in my career took less time, cost less money, and produced bigger results than notes.”  Brian Buffini     For those of you who are familiar with Buffini & Company, Brian’s passion for hand-written personal notes will come as no surprise.  It was a fundamental part of Brian’s real estate ...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
Comments 23
  As a luxury real estate marketing professional, what words come to mind when people think about your personal or company brand?  The entire exercise of branding is geared to take command of how you want people think about YOU!  If your target market instantly thinks of these words then you have...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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When you are in the "can I help you" real estate service industry, you develop a wide range of methods to deliver information. What is put online is expansive, neat, complete. Because many real estate buyers are too busy to call, email during the day. And it is finally 10:30 at night by the time ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 25
Did you ever feel like you write for a living?  Well, that’s what bloggers do.  They write every day, and they must feed information to readers in a manner that will make the readers come back for more.  That’s a tough job.  Writing can be difficult, if we make it difficult.  Writing should be d...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 50
The debate continues: The Value or lack of Value of an Open House!     There have been so many spirited posts written and comments made about the value or the lack of value of an Open House. Just to be clear I respect other Realtors’ and Agents’ opinions about this subject. In case you are wonder...
By Irene Medina, PA GRI CRS CDPE SFR TRC, The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Job Done!
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Don’t miss this great opportunity to own a multifamily property in one of the best neighborhoods, South Middle River, in Fort Lauderdale. Property is located at 1600 NE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305. This property is 2 stories and has 8 units that are 2 bedrooms, 1 bath each. Fully tiled,...
By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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5018 Rimwood Strawberry, Az 85544 Beautiful Home in Strawberry, AZ!! 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 : $139,900.00 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 2.00 Square Fo...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
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The Best Farmers Markets to Enjoy Every Week Near 30A Luxury Homes   Are you looking to shop for the freshest, most succulent and crip farm produce in town? For the residents and homeowners of 30A luxury homes, enjoying these delightful products is just an arm’s reach away at various weekly farme...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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     Image is everything. We have heard it over and over again, ‘You can’t judge a book by its cover.’ Wrong! People do judge a book by its cover and folks judge you by how you look. As licensed professionals in our respective real estate trades, we must look the part. Real estate professionals h...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Earning the Commission, Learn to SELL the attributes and dreams! I like this challenge on finding gems to add value to a property. This has been a pet peeve of mine for years, agents who are too lazy, uneducated, or unskilled to do their jobs and actually SELL the property. Many are merely order ...
By Lori Mode, Mode and Durham, Your Elk Grove Real Estate team
(Keller Williams Realty - Elk Grove, CA Homes for Sale)
Comments 1
OPEN SUNDAY 3/29 @1-4 PM!! House For Sale | 4816 Chicago Ave. Fair Oaks CA 956283 Bedrooms | 2 Full Baths | 1859 SF | 1963 ~ Updated Everything  Copy and paste this link to our website for complete property details and pics: http://www.searchallproperties.com/listings/2052439/4816-Chicago-Ave.-F...
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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You can now Search for Homes and Condos For Sale with Basements on Long Island, and view Photos and Description of the neighborhoods you are interested in Nassau and Suffolk County New York.   The forsalesuffolk.com Consumer Home Search Site Gives You The Ability To View:   Single Family Homes an...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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Click here to see more pictures and detailed information.     Schedule a Showing Apopka Homes For Sale Search for Homes on MLS Orange County Homes for Sale Seminole County Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth? Torey Eisenman Broker Benchmark Real...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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4 Reasons to Choose Buying a Lakeland Sandpiper Golf Home Over Renting   When one is nearing the age of retirement, the question on whether you should contact a Lakeland 55+ communities real estate broker and buy a retirement home or to just rent out  looms just around the corner. But what should...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Creating a Buzz with humor in a brand name is one way to be remembered.   Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Some Mendocino wineries are known for creating wines and branding them with tongue in cheek brand names.   This Tusk 'N Red is a prime example.  Instead of label...