Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Mike Ouellette
Comments 15
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 Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
Comments 2
Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Wittmann on 1+ acre, level lot with mountain views! This Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Wittmann is Move in ready and bring the horses and toys! The Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Wittmann has huge living room, split floorplan with large master suite, up...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
Comments 1
Sweet 4 Bedroom 3 Bath HUD Home in San Tan Valley. This stately Sweet 4 Bedroom 3 Bath HUD Home in San Tan Valley will have you saying WOW! This Sweet 4 Bedroom 3 Bath HUD Home in San Tan Valley has Attractive entry with arch way into the open Island Kitchen with tons of counter space. Family roo...
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 4
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 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
 We are Realtors Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff and we list and sell Condos at the 55 and Over Subdivision of Fairfield At St. James, Long Island NY 11780.  Buyers Ask: Where Can I Find Fairfield At St. James? You can navigate to Fairfield At St James by taking Route 347 to Moriches Road. F...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 43
Real Estate Agents have very challenging job - meeting some strangers sometimes at some strange place!How can they keep safe?The answer is in this re-blog from Laura Foreman . Safety is a top concern for many real estate agents, especially when meeting a client somewhere other than the office. Al...
By Joan Hubbard
(Brown-Kortkamp Realty Co.)
Comments 0
                                           5858 Nina Place - #1E - St Louis, MO 63112 - MLS #15027410                                                                            2 bedrooms - 2 full baths - 1,240 sq. ft. - $210,000.00                                    Window enclosed sitting room ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 7
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 Andrew Monaghan, CRS, GRI, EPro Associate Broker
(Your Phoenix Home Source)
Comments 1
 This lot has gorgeous views!!! Come and built your Custom Luxury home in Tramonto. Gated Community with Million Dollar views!!!
By Andrew Monaghan, CRS, GRI, EPro Associate Broker
(Your Phoenix Home Source)
Comments 0
Your search is over! Fantastic Surprise home with a great room concept features a formal dining room, custom paint, and neutral tile flooring! Eat in kitchen offers black appliances, an abundance of cabinets, ample counter space, tiled backsplash, center island and a pantry! Huge loft and spaciou...
By Andrew Monaghan, CRS, GRI, EPro Associate Broker
(Your Phoenix Home Source)
Comments 0
Fantastic Home in the desirable Community of Del Webb on a cul-de-sac lot! Open concept floor plan, soothing color palette, beautiful ceramic tile floor, ceiling fans, and plush neutral carpet in all the right places. Charming fireplace for those chilly Arizona evenings. Breakfast area with upgra...
By William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 8
Laura Foreman has posted here some very important information that could actually save a life. I encourage everyone to re-blog this post and also encourage the AR staff to feature this post. The information is great and something all of us need to take action on. Simply read Laura's post and down...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
Comments 0
This week there was a medium activity on the Shaker Heights real estate market. During the week 13 listings were added to the market, 3 listings were returned to market, 11 listings changed to contract, the price was changed for 16 listed properties, 13 listed properties were sold during this wee...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
Comments 35
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 Ann Hayden, SelectAnn.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri)
Comments 11
New Listing! 367 Saint Gemma Dr., O'Fallon, MO 63366Absolutely gorgeous nearly new 2 story home-8 years young. Move in ready. Freshly painted interior. Newly refinished gleaming wood flooring. 4 bedrooms with 3 full baths upstairs and a half bath on the main level. Many upgrades in this stunning ...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
Comments 0
There was medium activity level on the Lyndhurst real estate market this week. During the week 12 houses and 1 condominium were added to the Lyndhurst real estate market, 3 houses were returned to market, 7 listed houses changed to contract, the price was changed for 12 listed housed and 2 condom...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
Comments 5
Happiness isn’t permanent; it’s a choice you make every day. Happy people aren’t passive about their happiness. They take an active role by adopting a positive attitude and fully committing to their happiness. Here are five tips to help you become happier each and every day. 1. Commit to growth. ...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 9
THIS POST INSPIRED BY NEIL COLEMAN, Please read Neil's post first:  HIRE A HOME INSPECTOR. WHAT'S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE??? Hire a home inspector?  First you must find a home, then a contract.Hire an attorney??  Is the attorney going to show homes???  Discuss with someone you trust??   Who?  Unc...
By Kyle Reyes
Comments 76
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
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
Comments 98
 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 ...