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?

Those are good questions and fortunately you've come to the right place for answers. ActiveRain's 300,00+ real estate industry professional chat about these topics and many more on a daily basis right here on the following pages.

If you're looking for more information on how to use social media and blogging to promote your business, you'll find it here. Lead generation and lead conversion ideas – you'll find those here too.

Everything a real estate professionals needs to know about marketing his or her business can be found in this section of every agent's favorite social networking site, ActiveRain.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

As a new dad, I've got a lot to learn.  As business owners and professionals, we also have a lot to learn. Today's lesson hit me as I was trying to let my wife get some sleep.  I brought our 8-week-old daughter downstairs and spent some time playing with her, then tried to put her down for a nap....
By Jenna Dixon, Associate Broker - Let's Talk Atlanta Real Estate
(DRA Homes (Atlanta, GA))
Comments 78
Are you still looking for a way to build a niche?   If you aren't, there can only be one of two reasons, you have already successfully built one OR you don't have a great system in place and you gave up! Whether it's geographical, like a farming a neighborhood or a zip code OR property type OR ho...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
Comments 0
5 Questions a Christina Community Homes For Sale Buyer Should Ask   Home buying is a huge decision for everyone. Aside from the fact that it will affect your finances, it will also affect your lives and how you live it. Even if you are planning to purchase one of the lovely homes for sale in Chri...
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 13
If you're looking for a Single Family home within a 24 Hour Guard-Gated Long Island community with Country Club amenities in Suffolk County...Here it is! $755,000 160 Hamlet Drive, Mt Sinai Long Island This welcoming home combines the comforts of a Single Family home within a Country Club atmosp...
By Kyle Reyes
Comments 9
Social media.  It's like the girl who told you she thought she might be pregnant 15 minutes after you dumped her. Today, we're having a candid conversation about social media.  Or, more specifically, trial by social media.  Because it appears that the whole "innocent until proven guilty" thing ne...
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 13
Are You Selling Your 55 And Over Condo On Long Island?     We are Realtors Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila and we NEED your 55+ Condo listing on Long Island NOW!       As of this date November 2014, inventory is low in the 55 and over Condo Market. We get phone calls every day from Buyers who are rea...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
Comments 7
You may have heard of the “star-crossed” lovers, Romeo and Juliet. You may have experience times when everything seemed to go your way, times when the “stars aligned”.  Some call it kismet; others call it luck or joss. But, in our opinion the stars cross and align ALL the time. The big question ...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
Comments 16
Ron and I were in a regional mall this morning.  As we were walking out of one of the stores, we came upon this kiosk unit selling caviar.  Make a choice, put you credit card in the designated slot, and the kiosk will dispense caviar to you automatically.   One ounce of beluga caviar will set yo...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 20
Thanks to Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905 for suggesting my research for today: The difference between affect and effect. This is a pair or words I thought I had down pat, until I read something to the contrary that made me think perhaps they were sometimes interchangeable. ...
By Jay Mecray - (480) 256-9771, #JayMecray #RealEstate #Arizona #Phoenix #Maricopa
(Arizona Property Solutions - Residential & Commercial Specialist)
Comments 3
Restaurant For Lease Mesa AZ     Contact: Jay Mecray Phone: 480-256-9771 Email: #JayMecray #RestaurantForLeaseMesaAZ #CommercialRealEstate #ResidentialRealEstate #Arizona #Phoenix #Chandler #Mesa #Gilbert #Tempe #Scottsdale #Ahwatukee #ParadiseValley Restaurant For...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 15
Another Kuney-Todaro Team Closing at 295 Prospect St Bellingham MA by Lorraine Kuney OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 295 Prospect Street in Bellingham MA-VideoNeighborhoodMarket Stats $409,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,921 sqf...
By Sussie Sutton, UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers.
(UTR Texas Realtors)
Comments 5
After noticing that my thumbnails were not showing up on Facebook; I decided to write a post asking for help. Then I lost my newly written post (another issue to deal with later) and while looking for it, and not finding an answer... I found Craig's last post concerning thumbnails.  So I am re-po...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
Comments 10
Its that time of year again to not only get read for the holiday's but to prepare your business pals, work plan and goals for 2015. It took me a number of years to begin doing this but since putting  a yearly, monthly and weekly plan in place the everyday humdrum of what to do is already in place...
By Alena Vydra
Comments 0
MLS# 214063839          1665 Windy Pines Dr 6 Naples, FL 34112 Falling Waters community Condo - 1,349 Sq.Ft./125 m² 2 Bed / 2 Baths  Build 1993 $235,000                                          This beautiful view is accented by the relaxing sounds of the fountain from your spacious lanai. The h...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
Comments 1
Although you may be cool as cucumber most of the time, there may be times when you begin to feel overwhelmed. The holiday season is one of the most common times for feelings of overwhelm to start bubbling up; after all, you’re trying to close deals by the end of the year, generate leads for next ...
By RVA HomePRO Michael Hottman, Helping you achieve goals in life & real estate
(RVA HomePRO Realtor with RE/MAX Commonwealth serving Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfiled and Richmond, Virginia)
Comments 1
A few years ago when my wife and I were looking for a larger home one of the communities I had my eye on was Kings Charter in Mechanicsville, Virginia. Eventually we decided on a different area, but this neighborhood is still one of my favorte areas and where I've had the honor and privilege to h...
By Debbie Harr, Realtor Homes That Click, Worthington Ohio Homes For Sale
(Homes that Click Realtors)
Comments 1
Gahanna OH - Blendon Park OverviewMapsPhotosFeatures Video $79,900 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Bathroom1 Partial BathroomInterior: 1,096 sqft Location 4087 Parkcove Drive 23CColumbus, OH 43230USA Debbie Harr Homes That Click Realtors(614) 268-7653info@homesthatclick.comhttp://ww...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Comments 0
Olde Providence Homes An up to date look at Olde Providence homes for sale and Olde Providence neighborhood information. Olde Providence is centrally located in South Charlotte, between Southpark Mall, The Arboretum and Colony Place Shopping Centers. Yes, they're all located within a ten minute d...
By Debbie Harr, Realtor Homes That Click, Worthington Ohio Homes For Sale
(Homes that Click Realtors)
Comments 0
Canal Winchester OH Beauty with Barn OverviewMapsPhotosFeatures Video $309,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 1,862 sqftLot: 5.04 acre(s) Location 3195 NW Mason Road CanalWinchester, OH 43110USA Debbie Harr Homes That Click Realtors(614) 268-765...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
Comments 2
In November 2014, reported nationwide 1,055,813 properties scheduled for foreclosure in October of 2014, higher 7.0% from September of 2014, but dropped 9.0% from October of 2014. One in every 1069 property was in foreclosure, while Maryland was the highest state with one in 400 pr...