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

 
By Kathryn J., (Rentec Direct-Property Management Software)
(Rentec Direct)
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I am meeting with my son soon so we can discuss some of the programs that are out there that offer student loan consolidation.   I know there has been a lot of talk lately about these millennial's and why they are not buying houses, one of these reason just might be these darn student loans.    A...
By Randy Mitchelson, Internet Marketing Expert, Author, Activist
(iPartnerMedia.com and Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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                        Calling all do-it-yourselfers!   The Small Business Development Center in Southwest Florida is offering a 2-part webinar series to help customers find your business.    Participants will learn why and how to establish their business page on both Facebook and Google.   Inst...
By Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
(RISMedia)
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Our global economy (and the infinite abyss that is the Internet) can make it seem like your reach has to extend far beyond the parameters of your market. And while that can be true in some cases, buying and selling real estate remains, at its core, a localized service.But these days, social media...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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If something is holding you back from entering the Luxury Home Market...I will attempt to give you the confidence you need in this video to add at least 1-4 Luxury Home Sales to your business every year... Having sold over $100 Million of Residential Real Estate and the past few years specializin...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 72
Several agents have recently mentioned starting a team and asking my opinion on how to do it.  I thought I’d share my thoughts, and let me preface this post by saying there are many ways to create a team.  There are many reasons to create a team.  Every team leader has a different style and a di...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 40
When does a real estate agent say “NO” to a homeowner’s request for a Market Analysis?  NEVER!!  There are many reasons for a Market Analysis request.  How shortsighted for a real estate agent to deny the request because the homeowner states he/she is not selling.  Many situations in life do not...
By Julie Winter-Paez, Broker/Owner
(Re/Max Property Pros LLC)
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Happy 2015!   2015 is off to a pretty great start for Northern Wi and I am quite happy to announce a couple of super statistics! So far year to date ( ytd ) our entire Multiple Listing Service ( MLS )  is up by over 5 million dollars.  Last year we had sold $10,247,140 up to January 26th and this...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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Ladson SC Home for sale - 708 Winthrop St B    This Ladson SC Home for sale is too special to miss! Don’t miss out on this amazing property which has very pleasing features! This charming unit offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, laminate floors, separate dining room, family room with fireplace, cove...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 130
Right now I'm working on articles for a full color glossy magazine that one of my clients will distribute to homeowners via his 40+ agents in the field. It will center around remodeling projects that add the most value, staging, inexpensive fix-ups, and tips on what buyers are looking for today. ...
By Ted Cantu
(i Cantu Media LTD)
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Social Media is pretty awesome. You can find some stellar leads in real time. A lot of these tools are free but you have to really work it. You have to pick out a territory and farm it. You have to engage and create conversations. I thought this was pretty easy.... but for some its a struggle to ...
By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
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Many of my clients are business or property owners in Carmel-by-the-Sea. There are good times and bad times to try to see them. These are clients who want to talk to me about their real estate needs during the "ebb" of their business week, rather than the "flow". When are these, you might ask? We...
By Chris Mamone
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation)
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So the last two Tuesdays for whatever reason have been a struggle. Everything seems to go sideways or just become incredibly difficult. I'm taking a stand today and am going to try my best to make Tuesday a good day.   I meet a wonderful realtor, Jana Brooks with Better Properties Gig Harbor, and...
  This is a reblog to a press release released on PR.com on Tuesday. Through a multi-pronged social media marketing campaign combined with the on-going trend of lower prevailing mortgage interest rates, BanCorp Properties sees an excellent opportunity to capitalize on these favorable conditions ...
By Mahesh Mike Patel, Call Me And Consider It Done!
(First Team Real Estate)
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  Orange Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Mahesh Mike Patel First Team Real Estate 714-470-8600   Licensed In:Ca 92808 License #:01146880 Information valid for the date of this posting only. Please contact us for ...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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Top 8 Tips in Spacing Your Carillon Lakes Community Homes Furniture   When you’ve moved in to your new gorgeous Carillon Lakes community home for sale you recently bought, the excitement of arranging things to complete the home’s look comes in. You might be tempted to just follow your previous ho...
By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
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The #1 Reason Why You Should Sell Your Pleasanton Home In Winter   Most people believe that winter is not a great time to put their Pleasanton homes for sale on the market since there are fewer buyers looking for homes during the cold winter months.   Although this is true, winter is actually a g...
By Jenna Dixon, Assoc Broker - Let's Talk Cobb County Real Estate
(DRA Homes | Cobb County Real Estate )
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Play to your audience:  know who they are, understand why they are where they are and what they need to do. Inspire trust with truth. Gain confidence with professionalism. Tell them what they need to know and why. Help them achieve their goals. When writing marketing or informational material for...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 42
Remember when the gurus said a web page or blog post needed to be 200 words in order for Google to pay attention?  Then do you remember when that increased to 400? And now, although he does mention some high ranking sites with few words and many photos, Neil Patel recommends writing 2,000 to 3,00...
By Sean Jordan, The Property Finders @ One Percent Realty
(One Percent Realty)
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MLS Listings Maple Ridge   Maple Ridge BC has been singled out for being one of the best places to invest in real estate across the country. With recent upgrades to road ways & transit Maple Ridge BC has easy access to anywhere you may want to go in the Lower mainland. Surrounded by Endless Natur...
By Alicia Ale, Realtor Miami Florida Luxury Homes
(Miami Riviera, llc - Real Estate & Inmobiliaria)
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5 Simple Home Staging Ideas for your Waterfront Condo in Key Biscayne     When putting your waterfront condo in Key Biscayne FL on the market, you want to do all that you can to sell it as quickly as possible and get the best deal. This is where staging comes in. Since approximately 90% of buyers...