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By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
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Has anyone ever asked you at a listing presentation, “Why should I list with you?”  There are many agents wanting to list my home.  If you cannot answer that question quickly with certainty, the presentation is over.  What a seller is asking here, is what make you different from all the other age...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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There are 5 things the most successful Realtors make it a point to do or not do no matter what...These are great rules or boundaries to have... Video - Top 5 Secrets Most Successful RealtorsFree Luxury Home Sales ConsultLuxury Home Sales TrainingTo your success,Hugh
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
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As a luxury real estate marketing professional, you know you have selected a great brand name if your target market and potential referral base can remember your name after a single impression.  That is, after the first impression! Yesterday we were cruising up the coast in Santa Barbara on Highw...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield,Wilton,Greenwich,NewCanaan, Brookfield,Newtown,Roxbury,Bridgewater,Washington,Sherman, Luxury Homes,WaterFront,Equestrian,NewConstruction
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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Top 2 Updates to Make before You Sell Your Candlewood Lakefront Home  Prospective buyers of your Candlewood Lakefront home for sale will not miss even minor problems in a house, from creaky doors to leaky faucets. As a seller, it is but natural for you to want to have your home in tip-top shape. ...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
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Alys Beach: One of the Best Communities for 30A Luxury Homes If you are looking for a 30A luxury home for sale in a beautiful beach community, along the Emerald Coast, Alys Beach should be on the top of your list! Aside from being located along one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, it’s visu...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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Top 4 Benefits of Viewing a Lakeland FL Sandpiper Golf Homes in Person When you want to buy a home, you would more likely start your search by viewing listing photos online rather than by contacting Lakeland FL Sandpiper golf homes agents who might be able to help you schedule a viewing. This is ...
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 interested in moving to Stratmore At Stony Brook or as it's also known as the "S" Section in Stony Brook New York 11790?   Read our Community Profile for this lovely neighborhood... Stony Brook Long Island's  S-Section is a Single Family Home neighborhood on The North Shore in the Town ...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
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Prominence: The Hottest New Community of Luxury Homes Along 30A Nestled between Camp Creek and Deer Lake State Park on the north side and south side of Scenic Highway 30A, and adjacent to Watersound Beach on the east side, The Town of Prominence is set to be the next most sought-after location fo...
By Lonnie Hand
(Keller Williams)
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Homes for Sale in the Myers Park Neighborhood Charlotte, NCWhy Do People Live here?Myers Park is a premier neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina, and one that has peaked the interest of people due to the fine luxury estate homes that are becoming available on a fairly regular basis. In 1905 ...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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4 Bedroom Traditional Goose Creek SC Home for Sale | 214 Francis St If you’ve been looking to buy a dream home with 4 bedrooms, an open kitchen, a formal living room, a separate dining room, and with brick exterior, then this might just be what you’re looking for! This 4 bedroom traditional Goose...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
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Another successful pending property by Inna Ivchenko with Mannis Real Estate! Multiple offers! Call us to be next! Tarzana Millpond 3br/3ba Townhome in lovely and very quiet, gated community with lush landscaping, pool and spa.  End unit with only one shared wall. 2 levels, detached 2 car garage....
By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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The two most important SEO factors today are quality content and it's value to others. If other people find it valuable, they will share, talk about and respond to that content. That's GREAT SEO. But, how do you create content that someone will want to talk about? That's the toughest job of all. ...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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Beautiful Summerville SC Home For Sale | 4908 Hillsborough PlMake wonderful memories with your family in this beautiful 4 bedroom Summerville SC home for sale. Located in  4908 Hillsborough Place, it’s the perfect home for a growing family with its spacious floor plan of 2,749 square feet.   This...
By Shawn Johnson
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            225 Balsam Ln Boulder, CO 80304           MLS #: 764973               $789,000       3 bedrooms     3.0 bath                                     Above the Boulder buzz yet only 8 min to Boulder, this remodeled Pine Brook home sits on an exceptional lot. Light filled open floor plan. ...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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Top 6 Things to Do When Viewing Homes for Sale in South Tampa Area One of the important stages of buying a house is the viewing. Some people spend only 20 minutes viewing a property that is going to be their home for many years. Sadly, they live to regret this. When viewing homes for sale in Sout...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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If your real estate email campaign isn’t opening doors, it might be because your subject lines are not opening messages. And while there isn’t a universal solution for email subject lines, there are some tried-and-true strategies that can improve your open rates. Here are 5 tips for creating effe...
By Home Value Leads
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This article was originally published on the Home Value Leads Blog.Have you been puzzled about how to target your real estate ads in Facebook? Or have you not seen the results you expected given the money you have spent? Well, get excited, because Facebook has introduced targeting by an exact add...
By Reuben Fine
(Fill-In-The-Blanks PDF Flyer Templates
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Facebook has a little known setting called "Use Facebook as...", which I'm noticing many agents are not taking advantage of. If you comment, like, or interact on Facebook your profile is linked. When people want to learn more about you, chances are they end up on your "personal" profile rather th...
By Larry Hodel
(First Team SnS Real Estate)
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I paid my annual fee of $299 and after one month not one lead. I was told I should expect about four leads per month. We'll see what happens. Anyone else have any experience?
By Wade Webb
(Royal Lepage Kelowna)
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 It amazes me when I start with a coaching client from day one we always create the perfect week in real estate.How important is it taking a blank week schedule template with the days of the week running across the top and the time of day from 5 am to 10 pm running down the side and scheduling th...