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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By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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What is the job of a listing agent?  Most will say it’s to market, and I agree with that mindset.  The main focus is marketing, but to whom?  I’d like to think that most buyers have the common sense to attach themselves to a buyer’s agent before they begin their home search. Assuming most buyers...
By Dana Garrett
(HER Realtors)
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$274,046, 4Bd/2.5Ba Single Family House, 2302 sqft.     Dana M. Garrett | HER Realtors | 937-645-6545 863 Wedgewood Dr, Marysville, OH 43040 863 Wedgewood Dr, Marysville, OH 43040 4Bd/2.5Ba Single Family House   $274,046 Year Built 1993 Sq Footage 2302 sqft. Bedrooms 4 Beds Bathrooms 2.5 Baths F...
By Sidney Kutchuk, Temecula Short Sale Specialist | 951-217-6745
(Temecula short sale specialist at Realty Works Temecula,CA)
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Top 4 Foolproof Tips To Get Your Security Deposit Back As a renter of a Temecula CA home for rent, it is important that you understand how security deposits work and what you need to do to make sure that you get it back.  A security deposit is the amount of money you have to pay (different from y...
By Joel Friday, Make sure your home is "SOLD by Friday!"
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
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Progressive open house in Andover July 24th 5-7 pm Here is a great idea for home buyers in Andover MN. We are holding a progressive open house show casing the top listings in Andover all on one night. We have at least 24 homes available so come out and see one or all of these great homes. Prices ...
By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
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You sleep. You wake. You eat. You go to the gym. You spend time with family. You show property. You write contracts. And at the same time you must generate more leads so that you can do it all over again—day in and day out. That’s where the Internet can help you. When you leverage the tools avail...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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10 Must-Do Packing Tips For Moving To Your New Westchase Home You have finally found your dream home and you are very excited to move your stuff in but you haven’t even started packing yet! Don’t let the task of packing weigh you down and rob you from the excitement of having your new home. Packi...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, Luxury Homes, Water Front Properties, Equestrian
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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How to Choose the Best Real Estate Agent for Your Candlewood Lake Home Choosing the right real estate agent to sell your Candlewood Lake home is the first and most important step for a successful home sale. The right agent will help you throughout the selling process, minimize your stress and hel...
By Michael Downer
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Get Your Glenbrooke Townhome Sold! 5 Ideas that Really Work With so many homes competing in the market, each home seller wants to know how to sell his or her home faster. And why not? The faster a home sells, the less work and stress it brings.   Here are some ideas guaranteed to get your Glenbro...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
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This is a very unique location this Awesome 4 Bedroom 3 Bath Loft Home in Buckeye only has one neighbor with green belt in the back and sides. This Awesome 4 Bedroom 3 Bath Loft Home is in like new condition with custom window coverings, stainless steel appliances, new flooring and paint. The rea...
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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Utah Ranked Top Pro-business State: No. 1 Spot for the 3rd Time! Living in southern Utah has afforded a front row seat to the local business climate around the state, especially while involved in community activities such as ribbon cuttings, grand openings and ground breakings. Utah residents and...
By Teresa Ryan, Teresa Ryan
(Ryan Hill Realty)
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Top Reasons Why Naperville Is NOT a Snobby City (Part 1)   Naperville was ranked as the 4th “Snobbiest mid-sized city in America” by real-estate blog Movoto.   Naperville Responds for Our Veterans Program    The criteria included Naperville luxury home prices, income, number of private schools, p...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
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Fun Awaits 30A Luxury Home Owners at the 3rd Annual 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run in Alys Beach   Good news for all 30A luxury home owners and 30A tourists! You can now register for the 3rd Annual 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run to be held in Alys Beach. Click on the link to register in advance. The 5k and 1 Mile ...
By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
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    The Retreat’s Grand Re-Opening, Lots for Sale in Gated Community - Caldwell, WV 24925     Grand Re-opening The Retreat will be on August 9, 2014.  Home sites are for sale at The Retreat, a gated-community.  The Retreat has underground utilities, paved road access, city water, private communit...
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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Are you looking for a 24 Hour Guard Gated Community With Single Family Homes?   Would you also like:   •A Gated Golf Community? •Two or 3 Car Garage? • Full Basement? •Amenities Including Clubhouse, Gym, Pool, Tennis, Play Area? •Landscaping Maintained For You? •Suffolk County Location?   That’s...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
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    When Paula and I started our house search we had champagne taste with a beer pocket book.  We didn’t know what we couldn’t afford.  When we did find out it was kind of a downer.  No single family for us.  Not enough down payment and not enough income. So we had to postpone single family owner...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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  Using Panoramic Shots in Tight Spaces     When I think of a panoramic shot I think of mountain ranges or ocean front views, not tight spaces. I learned something new that now makes a lot of sense. I will be using this function on my iPhone more often now.   I wanted to get the entire visible co...
By Realty Works Temecula, Real Estate, Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee
(Realty Works Temecula)
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Top 4 Foolproof Tips To Get Your Security Deposit Back As a renter of a Temecula CA home for rent, it is important that you understand how security deposits work and what you need to do to make sure that you get it back.  A security deposit is the amount of money you have to pay (different from y...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
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   One of the things I will do for my clients is review all the potential listings, including viewing all of the photos in MLS.  I came across this one today and thought I would share it with all of the people on ActiveRain to ask your opinion, as there are so many great photographers here.     ...
After 18 years in this business, I thought I had seen everything! Until I met “Wholesalers". If you've never met them, or know much about them, then there are 10 things that you need to know about this demographic to make money in this market today!Tip #1 – Wholesaling is legal in every ...
  Advertising, as taught by Don Draper "Whatever you are doing, it's ok...YOU, are okay..."  When I decided to add wholesaling to my business, the immediate problem was that I did not have enough leads.   Trying to find a homeowner who would need my services as an Investor wasn'...