Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

By Eric Galuppo
(Real Estate Rev - Helping Agents Increase Revenues)
Comments 7
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 Utah Hassle Free Group
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
Comments 27
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 Debra Gould, The Staging Diva
(Staging Diva / Six Elements Inc.)
Comments 42
When you're 100% dependent on real estate commissions for your livelihood, quality referrals are key. Without new prospects coming into your pipeline, you can't build your real estate business. Some of the typical ways real estate agents find new prospects include: Attending networking events. Di...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
Comments 45
Planning your daily schedule is important to make sure that you complete your proactive lead generating activities and meet the needs of your clients. But, did you know that it’s also important to build in wiggle room as well? Wiggle room is a block of time where you have nothing planned…at least...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, CT Specialist, Exquisitely Serving Sellers&Buyers
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Enjoy Rest, Recreation, and the Good Life with Lake Waramaug Real Estate   Established as one of the best places in Connecticut to visit and buy real estate, Lake Waramaug, the second largest lake in Connecticut, offers “good living and rest and relaxation.” Enjoy the New England climate and a cl...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 19
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 Steve Loynd, 800-926-5653, White Mountains NH
( Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., )
Comments 22
    Marketing Creates awareness – While price creates activity. Seller's often think more ads equal more activity…this is not what the data shows in the real world. 200 Realtors were recently polled… “How many of you have sold The Property to the person who called on That property ad” in the last...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
Comments 11
    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 Mario Reyes, Your real estate friend at San Francisco Bay Area
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 2
Just read this article about Texas:  -, and because of this, I love more California. Please read and the article is informative, writer is knowledgeable. Maybe the writer is fro...
By Rob Spinosa, Marin Mortgage Broker
(RPM Mortgage, Marin County, CA)
Comments 3
Go Ahead!  Drone On About Your New Listing!   Some of you may know that I do a bit of video marketing.  I rely on Doug Canning, here in San Rafael, to shoot and edit the video and while we were working on my last production, he mentioned that he'd purchased an aerial drone to which he can mount a...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, CT Specialist, Exquisitely Serving Sellers&Buyers
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 5
67 Tophet Road, Home For Sale In Roxbury, Connecticut A luxurious Roxbury CT home for sale - This lovely colonial style home sits on 6 acres of CT land. Among its many wonderful features are 4 spacious bedrooms,  6  full bathrooms and 2 half bathrooms, an outside deck, and an elegant living room...
By Barbara Gregus, Sandia Park Paa-ko Homes
(CARES Consumer Advantage Real Estate Services)
Comments 1
Albuquerque NM Home for Sale - 7315 Rainwater Road SW  Wonderful Albuquerque NM home for sale is a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom and this could be your dream home! Lovely home is located in Bernalillo county and near Rio Grande senior high. Amazing raised ceilings, lots of light and living room open to th...
By Eric Galuppo
(Real Estate Rev - Helping Agents Increase Revenues)
Comments 20
Get a sneak peak inside a Keller Williams training session where they share a secret that enabled one agent to close 100 transactions per year for 7 years straight. Anyone can do this, yet the shocking thing is that according to the NAR 82% of Realtors are totally missing the boat on this one. Wa...
By Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books, on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 2
When doing business, the inner core is the focus for the owner and servicer and the outer activities is designed for the user or consumer. The end user doesn't want to know about your inner workings and or problems. They just want to avail and sample what your selling or representing GET TO THE P...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, CT Specialist, Exquisitely Serving Sellers&Buyers
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Candlewood Lake Club Home For Sale in Brookfield CT    Enjoy the many benefits of living in the community of Candlewood Lake Club in this gorgeous Brookfield CT home. Comfort and convenience in this neighborhood with a private golf course, a golf club house, access to the beach, tennis courts wit...
By Dale Dresel, Maricopa City & Estrella Mountain Ranch Realtor©
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa & Goodyear AZ)
Comments 3
Estrella Mountain Ranch Home built in Foothills w/ 6 Beds in Goodyear AZ!   A Must See!  Magnificent custom Tuscan home built at the foothills of the Estrella Mountains with views of the city of Phoenix, Camelback Mountain, Four Peaks White Tanks, and much more..! Listing Information MLS 5099811 ...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 22
  A funny thing happened while I was speaking to a group of businesses this week.  I participated in a group presentation at the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce.  The presentation was billed as “A crash course for marketing your business.  What drives sales and motivates customers to buy.” Our messa...
By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch
(David Weekley Homes)
Comments 6
      This coming Thursday, April 24th, 2014 The Cinco Ranch Ladies Club will hold their monthly wine social. The Wine Social will be at Adita Larson’s home in Grand Lakes. This is our annual Red Carpet event, so you can wear the perfect outfit you have been saving for a special occasion or want...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Claude Cross-Charlotte NC Real Estate(Homes By Cross, Inc.) )
Comments 1
The Sanctuary Homes An up to date look at The Sanctuary Homes for sale and neighborhood information. The Sanctuary is lake front community is located in Charlotte at Lake Wylie. The Sanctuary homes are spectucular custom built beauties each resting on several acres of land. The Sanctuary offers p...
By Chris Kornberg, EXIT Realty Nexus, EXIT Realty Coon Rapids Minnes
(Real Estate Professional, Specializing in the Twin Cities)
Comments 1
13344 196th Avenue Northwest Elk River, MN Click For Listing Website Click For Interactive e-Tour Welcome to 13344 196th Avenue North West in The Ponds development of Elk River, Minnesota. Home features a master bedroom with private master bathroom with jacuzzi tub and separate shower. With thre...