Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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What is the job of a listing agent?  Most will say it’s to market, and I agree with that mindset.  The main focus is marketing, but to whom?  I’d like to think that most buyers have the common sense to attach themselves to a buyer’s agent before they begin their home search. Assuming most buyers...
By Steve Kantor, Best Agent Business - Virtual Assistance
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How much do you make in your business? How much should you be making? Do you know how much you are making? For simplicity, we will define your net profit as your salary equivalent. This is the amount of money you earn after expenses and before taxes. It is similar to what you would earn in a job...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 32
Although Google's algorhythms are far beyond me, I know that there are two very important aspects to consider when you're trying to optimize your blog posts or your website: Getting Google to find you and give you a high ranking Getting people to stay and read once they get there Nearly e...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 13
Open House July 27 from 1 to 3 at 6 Leanne Way in Franklin MA Hosted by Eric Buliung of The Kuney Todaro Team OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 6 Leanne Way in Franklin MA-VideoNeighborhood $334,900 Townhouse Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,846 sqft Loc...
By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
Comments 14
    The Retreat’s Grand Re-Opening, Lots for Sale in Gated Community - Caldwell, WV 24925     Grand Re-opening The Retreat will be on August 9, 2014.  Home sites are for sale at The Retreat, a gated-community.  The Retreat has underground utilities, paved road access, city water, private communit...
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182,
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  4 Bedroom 3 bathroom HUD home for sale in Surprise.  Nicest HUD home you'll see! Located in a gated community, this home has it all.  Lots of room for an entertainer's paradise, work shop you decide. This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom HUD home in Mountain Gate has 3156 square feet.  4 bedrooms,...
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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Do you want to know about The Stonington neighborhood in Port Jefferson Station Long Island? Here is our Community Profile: Take A Look At our Youtube Video of Stonington's Exterior View: How Can I Reach Stonington In Port Jefferson Station NY? Take Route 347 (Nesconset Highway) To Old Town R...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
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    When Paula and I started our house search we had champagne taste with a beer pocket book.  We didn’t know what we couldn’t afford.  When we did find out it was kind of a downer.  No single family for us.  Not enough down payment and not enough income. So we had to postpone single family owner...
By Joseph Giancarli
(RE/MAX Tri County)
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Ewing NJ Homes for Sale | Ewing Single Family Homes | Real Estate OverviewMapsPhotos $211,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms1 Bathroom Location 5 Darby CourtEwing, NJ 08628USA Joseph Joe Giancarli RE/MAX Tri-County(609) 587-9300 ext 403jgiancarli@remax.net
By Katie McBride
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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For the longest time I heard I should be doing video. I even tried it off an on for a while and found it to be extra work with little return. I tried a few services that did not do what I needed.   Finally in April I was introduced to the Talk Fusion CONNECT product!  It has been working amazing....
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182,
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  5 Bedroom 3.5 bathroom home for sale in Phoenix, in the Sonoran Foothills developement.  Gorgeous Home with two master suites! Also boasts, three additional bedrooms, plus a den and is loaded with upgrades including wood and tile flooring, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and upgra...
By Dana Garrett
(HER Realtors)
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$274,046, 4Bd/2.5Ba Single Family House, 2302 sqft.     Dana M. Garrett | HER Realtors | 937-645-6545 863 Wedgewood Dr, Marysville, OH 43040 863 Wedgewood Dr, Marysville, OH 43040 4Bd/2.5Ba Single Family House   $274,046 Year Built 1993 Sq Footage 2302 sqft. Bedrooms 4 Beds Bathrooms 2.5 Baths F...
By Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties
(The Virtual Real Estate Team)
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As a monthly participant in NAR national real estate market surveys I get to input what Oklahoma City real estate looks like and the trends going forward. When I get the results I see many REALTORS® nationally complaining about low appraisals and too much government regulations killing real estat...
By Pete X-Investment to Luxury, Huntington Beach, CA -GRI-MCNE 714.459.2017, Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide
(X Group Real Estate Advocates )
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Fountain Valley, California   "A great place to live" is the city motto and rightfully so! Fountain Valley is well located and has something for everybody, making it highly desirable. As a 92708 Fountain Valley Relocation Specialist we cover ALL the bases for a smooth transition!      A...
By Wade Webb
(Royal Lepage Kelowna)
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  Harness the Power of Relationship                   Marketing as a REALTOR Before we dive into the power of your real estate database and how to extract said power into building your business, I want to give credit for this post’s inspiration to Vancouver, B.C. agent Keith Roy and his presentat...
By Sidney Kutchuk, Temecula Short Sale Specialist | 951-217-6745
(Temecula short sale specialist at Realty Works Temecula,CA)
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Top 4 Foolproof Tips To Get Your Security Deposit Back As a renter of a Temecula CA home for rent, it is important that you understand how security deposits work and what you need to do to make sure that you get it back.  A security deposit is the amount of money you have to pay (different from y...
By Joel Friday, Make sure your home is "SOLD by Friday!"
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
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Progressive open house in Andover July 24th 5-7 pm Here is a great idea for home buyers in Andover MN. We are holding a progressive open house show casing the top listings in Andover all on one night. We have at least 24 homes available so come out and see one or all of these great homes. Prices ...
By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
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You sleep. You wake. You eat. You go to the gym. You spend time with family. You show property. You write contracts. And at the same time you must generate more leads so that you can do it all over again—day in and day out. That’s where the Internet can help you. When you leverage the tools avail...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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10 Must-Do Packing Tips For Moving To Your New Westchase Home You have finally found your dream home and you are very excited to move your stuff in but you haven’t even started packing yet! Don’t let the task of packing weigh you down and rob you from the excitement of having your new home. Packi...