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 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 Sold Your House...    Congratulations!   Now it's time to pack and get ready for the move, but cleaning your old house is no where on your "must-do" list. You heard from your Realtor that you should leave your house in “Broom Clean Condition” but what exactly does that mean?     “Broom Clean”...
By Jeff Pearl
(RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA)
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I have seen a handful of members ask about places to get free photos and graphics. Someone recently asked about non copyrighted photos. I don't think here is such a thing as non copyrighted, but there is a thing such as " no copyright restrictions", and some even allow you to use their free photo...
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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  Have You Heard of the All-Age Condo Community of Cricket Club?   Cricket Club is a Condo community that can be reached by The Long Island Expressway Exit 35 (Shelter Rock Road South) in the Village of North Hills, Roslyn New York 11756.     Situated by Shelter Rock Road, this North Shore neighb...
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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Holiday Point Home for Sale Near The Beach in Sherman CT | 2 Oak Dr   Your long search for the perfect  home has finally been answered with this Holiday Point home for sale near the beach in Sherman CT. Grab this rare opportunity of owning this magnificent residence that has 3 bedrooms, and 2 fu...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 45
What does one do when Google changes its rules?  I’m reading that lengthy blog posts of 2,000+ words is the flavor of the day for Google.  What is one to do?  My answer to that “time draining task” will be, first and foremost, to be thankful that we are listing agents.  Listings are more likely ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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The market continually changes and right now my town of Franklin MA is experiencing an extreme seller's market.  What that means is that a home that's priced properly will sell immediately.  We actually cooperated with another real estate office, as we prefer to do.  We are set up to cooperate w...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 7
Once you dominate one niche, your strong reputation as a market leader precedes you if you want to extend your brand into another niche. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Many celebrities have launched and endorsed their own businesses to leverage and extend their pers...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
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  The first quarter is in the bag. Recharge your motivation to knock the second quarter out of the park with these motivational quotes:       “If you are not willing to risk the unusual you will have to settle for the ordinary.”   –Jim Rohn       “FEAR has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything And Run...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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Many celebrities have launched and endorsed their own businesses to leverage and extend their personal brands. Beyonce just launched a home delivery Vegan food service based on her 22 Days Vegan Challenge.  Will you bite?   In our previous post we discussed the importance of researching and anti...
By Wade Webb
(Royal Lepage Kelowna)
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What’s Your System for Managing Leads, Contacts and Customers? The past few years AgentsBoost most read post has hands down been Review of the Best Real Estate CRM Systems for Realtors in 2014 for agents. This year again, we bring you the best of the best Customer Relationship Management systems ...
By Stephen Fells
(AgencyLogic)
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We think the title for this video from the realtor.com For Pros YouTube channel is a little confusing - the content relates more to how quickly listing data appears in part on realtor.com than about accuracy. That said the important thing is that it highlights a benefit of AgencyLogic single prop...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
Comments 5
Many agents make the mistake of putting lead generation on the back burner at the end of the year, not realizing that the season provides tons of opportunities to connect with their clients. Think about it: The last three months of the year feature four major holidays—Halloween, Thankgiving, Chan...
By James Sanson - Ranked in the TOP 1% of Arizona, Homes for sale in Maricopa AZ
(Sonoran Properties)
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Maricopa is a city on the rise! Currently, there are 466 homes available for sale in the Maricopa Area. Out of those 466 homes, over 100 of them are new builds! The Current market for new builds is exploding and you will not want to miss out on these hot deals. Maricopa offers many different buil...
By Ricky Khamis, NMLS 173141 | CADOC 173141 - 480-339-1565
(Amerifirst Financial, Inc.)
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This 3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom Home For Sale in Spring Lake features 3 Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms with 2138 Square Feet. The front of this 3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom Home For Sale in Spring Lake has easy to maintain grass, some rock and a pinapple palm in the front and features a 2 car garage. The backyard of...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
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Sweet 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath HUD Home in Tolleson Two Story Home with Loft. This Sweet 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath HUD Home in Tolleson has Mountain views waiting out your top windows. THis Sweet 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath HUD Home in Tolleson has an Awesome Kitchen with upgraded cabinets and stainless appliances. Th...
By John Meussner, Making Mortgages Easy Costa Mesa, CA 484-680-4852
(Total Mortgage Services, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
Comments 139
Forget About "Millenial" Marketing          I'm sick of it.  The "M" word has consumed everything, it seems, and I'm just.plain.sick.  I haven't heard of a term to define a generation that has instilled more fear in businesses, more action plans in marketing, more cries of "entitlement".  I am a ...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
Comments 1
 Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Queen Creek. You'll be greeted by the stone front accents with this Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Queen Creek and front courtyard at this Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Queen Creek golf course home. THis Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Queen Creek h...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 62
“The Eye Buys” is a favorite phrase of mine to use when referencing the curb appeal of a home for sale.  Could this phrase also have somewhat of an influence on how one selects a real estate agent?  Let’s hope it’s not the sole factor one considers when a choice needs to be made on hiring an age...
By Buffini & Company
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Pop-bys are another one of our favorite ways to generate referrals at Buffini & Company!     Get out and see your favorite people today!  Need some inspiration?  Download a couple of our Pop-by tags here.   Get more great tips from Brian and his special guest, Nido Qubein, this Wednesday, April 1...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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I put together this five minute video to give you the advice you need to hear if you want to take your real estate business to a whole new level... If you want to make more money and not work any harder, take action on this advice and you can be assured it will change your business, your finances...