Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

By Rick Gibbs, HomesBuyRickGibbs
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Wynwwod at Foxcreek is a new community being built in the heart of Chesterfield County as part of a Master Planned Community.HHHunt Homes is the builder,HHHunt is family owned and operated since 1992.They provide sound construction with innovative architectural design.HHHunt builds with "green" t...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL .com books, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too?
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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If you have ever made boo-boos personal or otherwise, then you have unsold yourself. You have caused others to take a look at you and it is a step backward. THINK:  Your personal stock just took a dip. Depending on how you handle the faux pas (or worse) will determine how far you fall. There are ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Did you ever feel like you write for a living?  Well, that’s what bloggers do.  They write every day, and they must feed information to readers in a manner that will make the readers come back for more.  That’s a tough job.  Writing can be difficult, if we make it difficult.  Writing should be d...
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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Another Long Island Co-op was Rented by Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila, Real Estate Associated Broker and RE Salesperson, and again it's at:   Country Club Gardens in W. Babylon New York This was a 1 bedroom 1 bath Co-op Apartment at Country Club Gardens. It was an upper level unit with Heat include...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your Carillon Lakes Community Home (2/2)   Whenever spring comes, people tend to get pumped up over cleaning their Carillon Lakes community homes. The breeze and the beauty of this season is truly inspirational. All you would ever need is time, effort, and a good old...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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     Image is everything. We have heard it over and over again, ‘You can’t judge a book by its cover.’ Wrong! People do judge a book by its cover and folks judge you by how you look. As licensed professionals in our respective real estate trades, we must look the part. Real estate professionals h...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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While you may have decorated to your own tastes, with today's fashions your choices may be considered...forever dated! Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments.     As Realtors, we have seen all types of styles and different trends throughout the years. When we view a home for...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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Tampa FL 2 Bedroom Townhome for Sale in the Hammocks | 8538 Brushleaf Way   This is one amazing opportunity you should not miss. Be the owner of this Tampa FL 2 bedroom 2 story townhouse for sale in the Hammocks in New Tampa. Nestled in the gated community of the Hammocks, this property might be ...
By Ron Barnes, "Most agents claim they're #1 - I THINK YOU'RE #1!
(Associate Broker at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties)
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Last Friday something happened to me that doesn't happen very often. I didn't get the listing. I can't remember the last time I made a listing presentation and lost. Frankly, sometimes I get them and I don't even try that hard! If I have an appointment, I usually just assume I have a new listing....
I'll never forget the excitement when I worked in broadcast journalism...and we figured out how to set up a live stream WITHOUT needing a sat truck. Cool stuff. Lousy signal...terrible video quality...but still, cool stuff. My, how times have changed. For those of you who follow the latest trends...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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If I was to re-blog a good post, it would be this one! Oops...I knew I'd goof it up! Hmmm...something is not right here! It should be 'If I were to re-blog......' And where did I learn this? From this post from Marte Cliff - thanks for helping us make the right choice of word. "If I were." "If I ...
By Buffini & Company
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The idea of finding balance in our lives is something many of struggle with, especially those of us who have chosen to run our own businesses.  Maybe we feel guilty for not spending enough time with our family, or we don’t make enough time to get our daily lead generation activities accomplished,...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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“The Eye Buys” is a favorite phrase of mine to use when referencing the curb appeal of a home for sale.  Could this phrase also have somewhat of an influence on how one selects a real estate agent?  Let’s hope it’s not the sole factor one considers when a choice needs to be made on hiring an age...
By Bruce Walter
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana)
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    Lafayette IN 47909 2 bedroom 2 bath condo for sale with fireplace near Subaru, Nanshan, and new GE jet engine plant located at 1809 Shetland Place, Lafayette Indiana 47909.                                                                                                                 ACCEPTED...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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Hillsborough County End Unit Townhouse for Sale | 8538 Brushleaf Way   This Hillsborough County end unit townhouse for sale is located in the gated community of the Hammocks, one of the best locations in New Tampa. This property is adorned by ceramic tile and carpeted flooring, central air condi...
By Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint, North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227
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It is not my imagination ! We all have had down turns in our business.  We look closely at all we are doing.  Sometimes we come to the conclusion it is just outside forces that are not in sync with 'our' best interests.  Many will say that is just our imagination and I will say that this is not m...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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"If I were." "If I was." Which is correct? Something I read yesterday just didn't look right, so I had to go and look it up. The question in my mind was whether it was proper to say "If I were" or "If I was."   My reading revealed the fact that much of the confusion stems from song lyrics. It see...
By Bruce Walter
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana)
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    Thorntown, IN 46071 Triplex rental Income property for sale near Main Street located at 104-108 South Market Street, Thorntown IN 46071.                        SOLD !!! Thorntown IN 46071 triplex rental income property near Main Street shopping and restaurants is now a closed sale! Thorntown ...
By American Dream Realty, Santa Cruz Real Estate
(American Dream Realty)
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              Creek Side & Near the Beach     Home Photos Local Schools     Just Listed         American Dream Realty   831-455-6007 Questions?Schedule a Showing! Licensed In:CA License #:01280989       2565 Portola Drive #53 Santa Cruz, CA 95062   List Price: $298,000         Creek side setting...
By Pat Gage, Digital Marketing, Commercial Real Estate
(Social Media/Internet Web Marketing)
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Online video course with over 89 minutes of content will teach you the 8 Steps to getting your content on Page 1 of Google, Bing & Yahoos. Follow along as you look over my shoulder as I show you step-by-step how it is done. Check out the preview video below:   Could this help your business? Click...