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.


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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 Valorie L. Ford, Valorie Ford & Co, Charlottesville/Albemarle Real
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 14
As you no doubt already know, the way that we present ourselves to others is much more than just words.  We are constantly being observed whether we realize it or not and the way that we stand or sit can say a lot about our confidence level. In the world of business it is vital that clients have...
By Richard Zaretsky, Florida Real Estate Attorney
(THE ZARETSKY LAW GROUP P.A. - Board Certified Real Estate Atty and AUTOMATED LAND TITLE COMPANY)
Comments 46
On September 30th the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - created under the sweeping Dodd Frank Act - showed it is continuing its campaign to penalize violations of kickback schemes in the real estate industry. Citing illegal quid pro quo referral agreements as being a violation of RESPA, it s...
By Jenn Hart, Richmond, VA, REALTOR®, 804-317-7997
(Jefferson Properties)
Comments 53
Recently I challenged myself to host a networking event in my area.  It would be a great way to get myself out in the community while also connecting local professionals.  Good idea, right?  The devil is in the details: How was I going to set it up?  Whom would I invite?  Where would I hold the e...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 31
                                      We are all very excited on The Kuney-Todaro Team to have Angela Todaro join our group.  Angela's marketplace will be Blackstone and Millville, MA where she grew up.  Angela has a large sphere of influence in that area, and she'll do very well.  Angela has re...
By Kyle Reyes
Comments 9
This past weekend, a buddy of mine was helping me pick up some furniture.  He only asked one thing in return. There's a farm about a mile from our house.  It's called Sweet Pea.  He wanted to swing by to pick up some fresh Greek Yogurt for his wife. When we arrived at the farm, there was a hay ri...
Last night, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of about 30 college students who are aspiring business owners and leaders. As I stood there, I couldn't help picture myself back in the day...hungry for knowledge and excited about having the whole world at my fingertips. We talked about outra...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 4
Timber Appraisal and Wildlife Evaluation Having a good Timber appraisal and Wildlife Habitat inventory can make the difference in finding the right buyer for forestland properties. A good Forest inventory and appraisal will allow your seller to properly price and market the property both to inve...
By Bob Ratliff, RE/MAX-CC, Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park Real Estate Consultant, REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR®)
Comments 13
Lago Vista Lot For Sale ~ Highland Lakes Renowned Lago Vista lot for sale with gentle slope perfect for building your dream home next to Highland Lakes Golf Course with views of rolling hill-country terrain, estate homes and golf course community. Recognized Lago Vista Schools with new High Schoo...
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 16
Realtors Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila Agranoff  SOLD Another House On Long Island, And This Time It's In Bay Shore New York. This 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath Colonial Floor Plan with Eat-In-Kitchen, Den, Basement, Attached Garage, Mid-Block Location, and Fenced Yard Has Been Sold in Suffolk County by Lawr...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 0
Markets In A Minute For The Week Ending 10/24/14     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                              Markets In A Minute For The Week Ending 10/24/14              We are all busy.  It is tough to keep on top of all the ma...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
Comments 0
  How to Become NADOTA: TOASTMASTERS   One of the ways that can help you become NADOTA is your leadership, communication and self-confidence skills. You may or may not need any help in these three areas, however would it be worth your while to check it out just to be sure.   If your income is wel...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 73
                                          I never understood the word “burnout.”  It’s used freely within the real estate profession by agents.  It also seems to me that whenever an agent’s production has declined, the word “burnout” surfaces.  Is that word now synonymous with non-production so t...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 17
    The temperature in Flower Mound, Texas will be a cool 80 degrees today and tomorrow but temperatures will rise by Friday to 88 degrees and then 90 by Saturday and Sunday.    The sun radiates with warmth after the cool twilight hours of the night when the air was crisp and good for sleeping. ...
By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
Comments 0
                New Listing in the Round Rock University cooridor coming to market November. 2000 sq ft. 4 bedroom two bath. Great location and neighborhood. Has tenants in place until Jan 1st. If you would like to pre-view this beautiful home contact me at: alan@alaninaustin.com  For more infor...
By Pauline Donnelly, Real Estate Coach
Comments 2
During my years selling real estate, before I’d set out on my career as a sales coach, I used to find myself in frequent conversations with clients about the importance of setting the right sales prices for their homes. Sellers were often intent on overpricing their homes, wanting (quite underst...
By Eileen Burns, FL Luxury Homes Hollywood Lakes,Golden Isles/Beach
(Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach)
Comments 6
Eileen Burns, Hollywood FL luxury waterfront real estate broker, is reminding you today is YOU TUBE Thursday in Active Rain groupland....join the group for fascinating information about adding additional tools to your marketing box..... and time to meet and engage with the Video Blogging Boys! Th...
By Jay Mecray - (480) 256-9771, #JayMecray #CommercialRealEstate #Arizona #Phoenix
(Arizona Property Solutions)
Comments 1
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By Lori Mode, Mode and Durham, Your Elk Grove Real Estate team
(Keller Williams Realty - Elk Grove, CA Homes for Sale)
Comments 1
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 10/25/14 @1-4 PM                               Copy and paste this link to our website for complete property details and pics: http://briv.it/j1MP Sunriver tri level floor plan on a great cul de sac lot! Open and spacious 4 bedroom home, with hardwood and laminate flooring thr...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 9
Sometimes a Maine real estate listing during the marketing gets a big boost. The owner who already has an attractively priced, quality property listing opens the wallet. Pulls out the checkbook. Has the means to keep going. To let nothing slide and to keep the property in Maine for sale in top no...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
Comments 2
** Don't Miss Out ** This Awesome 4 Bedroom 2 Bath Acre HUD Home in Buckeye Den home on a little over an acre is waiting for you. This Awesome 4 Bedroom 2 Bath Acre HUD Home in Buckeye features a Spacious Kitchen with Island and plenty of counter space. Dining room adjacent to Family room with fi...