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 Jane Nicastro-Disch, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
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  Friday was Opening Day for Garden of Eden, a full-service market featuring gourmet foods, which is at Heritage Square at the corner of Springfield and Plainfield avenues. Mustafa Coskun, who owns the store with his brother John, said, “Originally we opened stores in New York … and this is the t...
By Utah Hassle Free Group
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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The local Real Estate Market here in Northern Davis County Utah is booming!! I had an experience this weekend I had never had before.  I took some buyers to see 2 houses.  The first is a short sale.  I met them at the house; we walked through, stood outside and talked, and headed out to the next ...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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Have you trained a puppy lately? Our "little guy" is a little over 6 months old now, and he's plenty smart. He learns new things instantly. He was house trained within 3 days of leaving an ourdoor kennel where it was not an issue. (He's still having trouble with "no chew" and "not yours.") But......
By Teresa Ryan, Teresa Ryan
(Ryan Hill Realty)
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Top 5 Tips to Sell Your Naperville Short Sale Home In The Shortest Amount of Time! Today’s market is flooded with short sale homes for sale so it is a must for every seller to know these top 5 tips to sell your Naperville short sale in the shortest amount of time possible.   1. Hire an experience...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
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Top 7 Tips for Staging Your 30A Luxury Home For Sale Spring and Summer is the best time for beachfront property owners to sell their 30A luxury home for sale. The warm sunshine and the crystal clear waters create a spectacular landscape and help create a great impression for buyers looking for be...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
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    As consumers we love Nespresso. As luxury brand strategists we salute Nespresso for outsmarting the best American Coffee companies and beating them at their own game in the fastest growing segment of the coffee industry: portioned coffee. In 1996, Nespresso patented the process of brewing esp...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Southern Utah Residential Real Estate Agent
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 435.632.9374)
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Let's play a round or two in sunny southern Utah! The St. George, Utah area boasts 12 golf courses to please the golf enthusiast in everyone year 'round. From 9-hole courses for a quick game, to 27-holes of pure challenge! There is a Links Course at the Sand Hollow Golf Course as well. Southern U...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Re/Max Sunset Realty)
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  Driving to Tampa on SR54, I couldn't resist taking taking this photo of Confusion In The Clouds .   Before you ask, of course I wasn’t driving, and it's through the windshield but you get the idea. It looks like someone was a little confused and made a sharp left turn in the sky. Missed the air...
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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Community Profile on Stonington brought to you as a courtesy by Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila, Real Estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson: How Can I Reach Stonington In Port Jefferson Station NY? Take Route 347 (Nesconset Highway) To Old Town Road North for approximately one block. Stonington ...
By Eric Galuppo
(Real Estate Rev - Helping Agents Increase Revenues)
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I know. That is what I thought too. How can every person a Real Estate Agent contacts bring in an average of $1,000 in commissions per year?    I didn't believe it until I discovered there are agents who have actually done it!    Of course, something like that doesn't just happen by accident. The...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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The old blog posts when you have been steadily adding to the daily count on Active Rain. You run into old blog posts you created, that need tinkering. Like sending up a group of astronauts in the burn proof tin can to space walk. Get out and add devices, fix old parts not working so hot. Or at al...
By Laurie Murray, Serving West Hartford & Surrounding Communities
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Best of Both Worlds For Sale at 48 Craigmoor Road in West Hartford! Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in West Hartford Listing Details:Nestled between West Hartford Center & Bishop'sCorner... 48 Craigmoor Road, West Hartford, CT  06107 Price:  $329,900 MLS Number: G677122 Bedrooms: 3 Bat...
By Jim Griffin
(HouseLens: Full-Motion Video House Tours)
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  It's time for another Resource Roundup! Pulled from our Facebook and Twitter pages, here are some of the most helpful items we found this month.   Realtor Magazine offered a list (compiled by of ways that buyers often irritate sellers. It's a great piece for educating clients abou...
By Marie Story, Broker Associate, Pinecrest (Miami) Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker Residential - Pinecrest (Miami))
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While I read Are Home Sellers Hurt When The Listing Agent Double Sides The Sale? regarding pocket listings, I was thinking about listing agents who consistently double side the sale on MLS listed properties. It is a real treat when the listing agent receives both sides of a transaction, Sellers a...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Claude Cross-Charlotte NC Real Estate(Homes By Cross, Inc.) )
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Longview Homes An up-to-date look at Longview homes for sale and The Club at Longview neighborhood information. Longview is a top rated golf course community located near Ballantyne in South Charlotte, and is noted for its signature golf course and luxury amenity center. The Club at Longview is a...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Claude Cross-Charlotte NC Real Estate(Homes By Cross, Inc.) )
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River Hills Homes An up to date look at River Hills homes for sale and The River Hill Country Club neighborhood information. Located on Lake Wylie in SC, River Hills is an expansive gated golf course community offering its residents a great game of golf and lake front living. The River Hills Coun...
By American Brokers Realty Group
(American Brokers Realty Group, Inc)
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FURNISHED CONDO FOR RENT!! Take a Tour!           - copy and paste the link above into your address bar - Property Details: $1,100 1949 SE Beach Pkwy #115, Cape Coral, FL 33904 2 Bed, 2.0 Bath Great 1st floor, end unit in Anna Maria Condos....
By American Brokers Realty Group
(American Brokers Realty Group, Inc)
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BEAUTIFUL FURNISHED HOME FOR RENT!! Property Details: $1,700 3090 Sloop Ln, St. James City, FL 33956 2 Bed, 2.0 Bath Beautiful completely furnished home in Cherry Estates. This 2 bed, 2 bath Direct Gulf Access pool home has an upgraded kitchen, tile throughout and cathedral ceilings. New flat scr...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
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Networking is essential to do in order to thrive in real estate—or any business, for that matter. However, for many agents, the process of networking can strike fear into the heart of even the biggest introvert. We all experience moments of anxiety leading up to a networking event. We may think, ...
By Christine Farkas
(Keller Williams Western Realty)
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Move-in ready craftsman on 15,000 sq. ft. lot. New gravel driveway and parking area. Fully fenced front and back yard. Master bedroom on main floor with attached full bath. Remodeled kitchen features concrete counter tops, new laminate wood floor and stainless steel appliances. Vaulted tongue and...