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 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 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 Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Claude Cross-Charlotte NC Real Estate(Homes By Cross, Inc.) )
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Highgate Homes An up to date look at Highgate homes for sale and Highgate Neighborhood Information. This is a popular upscale community located near Ballantyne just south of Charlotte, NC.  Highgate homes were built by a handful of custom builders. Relatively new, this community is one that benef...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Claude Cross-Charlotte NC Real Estate(Homes By Cross, Inc.) )
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Providence Downs Homes An up to date look at Providence Downs homes for sale, and Providence Downs Neighborhood Information. Providence Downs homes offer good sized lots, excellent school systems, lower taxes than Charlotte and are just minutes away from all that the Ballantyne area of south Char...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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North Charleston SC 5 Bedroom Home for sale - 8638 Arthur Hills Cir   This North Charleston SC 5 Bedroom Home for sale is packed with amazing extras! Located in the desirable neighborhood of Coosaw Creek Country Club, this property sits on a 0.39 acre lot with 3,987sqft of living space. Home off...
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 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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Many FB users have been up in arms this year because Facebook has been tweaking its algorithms. Users are especially upset about what gets seen (or not) on the news feed and the direct impact it has on our/their organic reach. That's OK I say, tweak away! Huh, say what? The sky is not falling, h...
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 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 Michael Downer
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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7 Sunnyside Ln Hillsborough Township NJ l Hillsborough Ranch Style Home for Sale    7 Sunnyside Ln Hillsborough Township NJ l Hillsborough Ranch Style Home for Sale                                                                                                You’ll surely love this well-maintain...
By Michael Downer
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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72 Willow Ave North Plainfield NJ 07060 | Historic Home for Sale      Presenting an astonishing 1890’s historic home with all the benefits of 21st century convenience! Fall in love with this lovely Victorian North Plainfield NJ historic home, conveniently located near the Washington Park Historic...
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 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 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 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 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 Michael Downer
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Hillsborough Township NJ Ranch Home For Sale - 7 Sunnyside Ln   This lovely ranch home in Hillsborough Township NJ presents plenty of room for your creativity, and could be the one you have been waiting to own! You will be delighted with the abundance of space this home has with its 4 bedrooms, ...
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 Sheila Newton Team -- Anderson & Greenville SC Real Estate, --Residential/Short Sales/Foreclosures
(RE/MAX Realty Professionals)
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Top 10 Photographic Mistakes Agents Make   Since cameras have been getting better and better over the past years, why are the photos most real estate agents make not getting any better? Most agents take photos of rooms without a thought as to what it will look like in print or online. The photos ...