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 Amanda and Jared Christiansen, YOUR Fort Wayne Realtors, Century 21 Bradley.
(Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843)
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If any of you know me at all, you know that I love Facebook.  It's where a LOT of our business has come from over the years.   It's been more from my personal page than business page, as I believe interaction, connection, and transparency are key.   If you're using your business page and it's wor...
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 7
Did you know there are Condos and Co-ops in Huntington Long Island?     You can find Huntington Long Island in Northwestern Suffolk County New York. Most of the area housing includes Ranch, Capes, Colonials, Hi-Ranches, Cottage, Split Levels, Farm Ranch, Contemporary, Victorian and Post Modern Ho...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 16
     Anyone who follows my posts knows that I am in the marketing business. I happen to drive the home inspection bus. I am constantly looking for new innovative ways to get the word out by seeing what my competitors are not doing.      While at a trade seminar a few weeks back, I saw a vendor wh...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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They say presentation is everything in real estate marketing. First impressions are lasting ones. Being available when your busy real estate buyer has some free time makes videos the logical media choice. To really deliver with memorable, highly effective punch. The open house on demand property ...
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 15
In a private setting on Long Island's North Shore in Commack New York, there is an All-Age Condominium Community called Pinewood Estates. Opened in 1990, these are attached Ranch style and 2 Story Townhouse designs with 1 bedroom 1.5 baths and 2 bedrooms 2.5 baths. This Suffolk County pet friendl...
By James Sanson - Ranked in the TOP 1% of Arizona, Homes for sale in Maricopa AZ
(Sonoran Properties)
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  Over the past month, construction equipment has been hard at work building new homes in Maricopa. This is a welcome site to see! When the market crashed in 2008, new home construction grinded to a halt. If you were to drive around Maricopa six months ago, you would see walls in subdivisions tha...
By Janell Kittleson, Janell K.
(Rentec Direct)
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                                                                          After a lengthy phone call and some time spent drawing up a creative action plan for a property manager, I felt confident that we had touched down on all the services he needed and shortly he would begin using our property ...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Southern Utah Residential Real Estate Agent
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 435.632.9374)
Comments 1
Top 55+ Community in Sunny southern Utah ~ SunRiver St. George SunRiver is an active adult community right off Highway I-15 at Exit 2 in St. George Utah. This community is the only one of its kind in southern Utah. Requirements are that one of the homeowners be at least 55 or older.  Amenities in...
By Gay E. Rosen, Honest, Hardworking and always Professional!
(Houlihan Lawrence)
Comments 2
As a Certified Residential Specialist, I would always like to learn new technology to both help and advance myself in the real estate market, and to set myself apart from other Realtors. Today’s internet-enabled real estate market requires sales agents to work faster and be more responsive than e...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 2
3 Wall Street in Walpole MA-Another Kuney Todaro Team Closing OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 3 Wall Street in Walpole MA-Video $420,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 2,400 sqftLot: 30,512 sqft Location 3 Wall StreetWalpole, MA 02071USA Barbara Todar...
By Ellie McIntire, CDPE, Howard County Homes for Sale
(Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate)
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  The Clarksville Market Report for home sales in March 2014 is strong as homes are selling more quickly and interests rates stay low in the first quarter of the year.   In the month of March 2014 - 7 homes were sold in Clarksville - that's a 20% increase over the number of homes sold that month ...
By Joshua Jarvis, Putting the REAL in Real Estate in Gwinnett County
(Keller Williams Realty - Atlanta Real Estate)
Comments 19
I used to be a complainer, but I've changed. Recently, though, I feel like I'm not getting the value for the dollar I'm spending on topproducer.  Sure the Market Snapshot tool is very spiffy and people like it and yes the automatic programs and Keller Williams templates are pretty cool as well.  ...
By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
Comments 50
After reading Barbara Todaro’s article about the benefits of consistent marketing and Marte Cliff’s advice for new agents, I began to reflect a little bit on consistency. In Self-Reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson says, “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds…” What he means here is th...
By Teresa Ryan, Teresa Ryan
(Ryan Hill Realty)
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How To Price Your Naperville Short Sale Home After you have decided that a Naperville short sale is your best option to avoid foreclosure, one of the first things you should do, together with your Naperville short sale agent, is to come up with the right price for your Naperville short sale home....
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
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Reasons Why Seacrest Beach Homes for Sale are Better Than Beachfront Properties If you are planning on buying a Seacrest Beach home for sale as a second property, primary residence, or an investment property, it is important to be aware of the advantages of living NEAR the beach versus living IN ...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
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Seacrest Beach Home for Sale | 91 Lifeguard Loop Seacrest, FL This stunning Seacrest Beach home for sale on 91 Lifeguard Loop offers everything you need for a relaxing beach getaway. Imagine living in paradise in this fabulous home for sale in Seacrest Beach. This home offers everything you need ...
By Kathryn Barcellona
(Coldwell Banker)
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Bernardsville NJ Colonial 4 Bedroom Home For Sale - 24 Stirling Rd This Bernardsville NJ home for sale defines understated elegance. With .28 acres of well landscaped land and stunningly well detailed interior, there is no lacking in space in this home on 24 Stirling Rd. Its wonderful features i...
By Michael Downer
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 0
North Plainfield NJ 5 Bedroom Historical Home For Sale - 72 Willow Ave   Have your very own slice of history in this captivating North Plainfield NJ home that flawlessly combines 1890's charm with 21st century convenience. Spend beautiful afternoons lounging on the porch to enjoy the surrounding...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
Comments 1
Seacrest Beach FL 4 Bedroom Home with Beach Access For Sale - 91 Lifeguard Loop Heaven is what this Seacrest Beach FL home for sale is with its convenient access to all the remarkably pristine beaches of the Emerald Coast, on top of its many amazing home features. This gorgeous 2,507 square foot...
By Waynette Hoover Araj
(RE/MAX Central Realty)
Comments 3
Asheboro NC Home for Sale | 245 Chaney Rd   This impressive 1930's cottage home for sale in Asheboro NC retains its vintage details, but is updated for modern comfort. Features include: very large master bedroom, wood burning fireplace, refinished pine floors, updated paint, replacement windows,...