Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Amanda and Jared Christiansen, YOUR Fort Wayne Realtors, Century 21 Bradley.
(Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843)
Comments 169
If any of you know me at all, you know that I love Facebook.  It's where a LOT of our business has come from over the years.   It's been more from my personal page than business page, as I believe interaction, connection, and transparency are key.   If you're using your business page and it's wor...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
Comments 40
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 1
Candlewood Lake Club Home For Sale in Brookfield CT - 23 Indian Trail This beautiful Candlewood Lake Club home for sale is a must-see! If you are someone who values the comfort and convenience a neighborhood brings, then this Brookfield NJ home is for you. The many delightful benefits of living ...
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)
Comments 12
The buying process is not always easy, especially in a market with low inventory. We tell our buyers not to give up. It may be somewhat of a challenge, but that house is out there and we're going to find it.    This particular buyer was a fussy one. Not that she was asking for anything outrageous...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, CT Specialist, Exquisitely Serving Sellers&Buyers
(Keller Williams Realty)
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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 with ...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 11
They say presentation is everything in real estate marketing. First impressions are lasting ones. Being available when your busy real estate buyer has some free time makes videos the logical media choice. To really deliver with memorable, highly effective punch. The open house on demand property ...
By Eric Galuppo
(Real Estate Rev - Helping Agents Increase Revenues)
Comments 4
There is a simple question you can ask that has the potential to turn every person you speak with into a referral source and/or future transaction. This works great for any agent who is out there constantly talking with people to find new business. I am going to show you exactly how to do this, b...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 19
     Anyone who follows my posts knows that I am in the marketing business. I happen to drive the home inspection bus. I am constantly looking for new innovative ways to get the word out by seeing what my competitors are not doing.      While at a trade seminar a few weeks back, I saw a vendor wh...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Southern Utah Residential Real Estate Agent
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 435.632.9374)
Comments 3
Easter Bunny sighting at 249 E Calgary Drive~Estates at Hidden Valley!    Click here for more information: MLS# 14-153508 More square footage for the price than others in this subdivision with less upgrades! Ask me for a list of seller incentives for this home.Well-maintained 1,904 square foot, 4...
By Waynette Hoover Araj
(RE/MAX Central Realty)
Comments 1
Asheboro NC Home for Sale 2511 Spoons Chapel Rd   A charming Asheboro NC home for sale that offers privacy and land to roam. This lovely home features a large deck overlooking the private yard and flowing creek, meticulous landscaping, fireplace with gas logs, eat-at kitchen island, Gutterguards...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, CT Specialist, Exquisitely Serving Sellers&Buyers
(Keller Williams Realty)
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310 Great Quarter Road, Home For Sale in Newtown, Connecticut   Feel the sweet life in this Newtown CT home for sale. This 3 bedroom colonial style home sits on .48 acres of CT land near Lake Zoar. Among its many lovely features are a stunning great room/living room with a one of a kind stone fi...
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)
Comments 10
Did you know there are Condos and Co-ops in Huntington Long Island?     You can find Huntington Long Island in Northwestern Suffolk County New York. Most of the area housing includes Ranch, Capes, Colonials, Hi-Ranches, Cottage, Split Levels, Farm Ranch, Contemporary, Victorian and Post Modern Ho...
By Jason E. King
(Real Estate Advocates)
Comments 1
                                       Property Description Renovated 3 bedroom and 2 full baths, all brick ranch is situated on a desirable corner lot in a cul-de-sac. Bradley is a quiet neighborhood nestled in the heart of downtown Columbia, SC, just off Forest Dr. Abundance of shopping, dining...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 4
      One of the things that makes a business run and run well is good employees. I know that I have bragged on Annelle before and she deserves every bit of praise. A few agents had asked us if we would be willing to participate in a broker open and Annelle was quick to say, “Yes.” before she eve...
By Waynette Hoover Araj
(RE/MAX Central Realty)
Comments 3
Randleman NC Home For Sale - 327 Trollinger St   A beautiful custom built Randleman NC home for sale. This lovely home has an exceptional quality throughout. Features a spacious open plan, hardwood floors, a cozy patio with fire pit. Completely fenced backyard for privacy.     For more informati...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 8
  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 Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
Comments 3
Ladson SC 3 bedroom townhouse for sale - 9187 Parlor Dr Come and see this nice and spacious Ladson SC 3 Bedroom Townhouse for sale! This cozy home in the neighborhood of Tranquil Hill Plantation sits on a 0.05 acre lot with 2,628sqft of living space. Home offers a living room and dining room Com...
By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch
(David Weekley Homes)
Comments 28
      This week I was at the gym finishing up my last set of weights with my headphones on. I was minding my own business, when this lady comes up and gives me this card. I take my headphones off I look down and she gives me the spiel. She hands out 100’s of these cards a week for her  husband. ...
By JM Padron, ACP, CCIM, CDPE, CRB, Ft. Lauderdale-Doral-Sunny I
(REMAX PREMIER-COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATES)
Comments 0
Real estate agents as any other independent contractor main their own business and we as leaders must be guiding them and providing the right tools to be successful. Residential Real estate agents must be trained to be able to capture commercial referrals in their day to day residential operation...
By Dale Dresel, Maricopa City & Estrella Mountain Ranch Realtor©
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa & Goodyear AZ)
Comments 0
Maricopa Resort Style Home for Sale in the Guard Gated Province  42377 W ABBEY ROAD 2 Beds/2 Bathslisted at $295,0002038 SqFt of living spaceMLS# 5071037     Resort style home in a resort style community of Province!   DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS!  Maricopa Resort Style Home for Sale in the Guard Gate...