Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Jeff Pearl
(RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA)
Comments 22
I have seen a handful of members ask about places to get free photos and graphics. Someone recently asked about non copyrighted photos. I don't think here is such a thing as non copyrighted, but there is a thing such as " no copyright restrictions", and some even allow you to use their free photo...
By James Sanson - Ranked in the TOP 1% of Arizona, Homes for sale in Maricopa AZ
(Sonoran Properties)
Comments 2
Maricopa is a city on the rise! Currently, there are 466 homes available for sale in the Maricopa Area. Out of those 466 homes, over 100 of them are new builds! The Current market for new builds is exploding and you will not want to miss out on these hot deals. Maricopa offers many different buil...
By Bobbi Buchli, Luxury Arizona Real Estate Broker
(Arizona Lakeview Realty, Inc.)
Comments 0
Please check out my Gorgeous Luxury Home Listing in Gilbert, Arizona complete with boating on the Lake! Best Lake View in the Subdivision!   Click on the link below to see a virtual tour.  http://www.tourfactory.com/1086727  Call me for more details or to schedule a private showing. Arizona Lakev...
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 42
You Sold Your House...    Congratulations!   Now it's time to pack and get ready for the move, but cleaning your old house is no where on your "must-do" list. You heard from your Realtor that you should leave your house in “Broom Clean Condition” but what exactly does that mean?     “Broom Clean”...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 3
    You can’t make someone buy or sell, but you can make them think of you first. Here's how:   Most real estate activity will happen between the months of May and August.   The average person knows 3 real estate agents. You have 30 days to eliminate the other 2 real estate agents that are going...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 0
    What's important to homeowners?   A) Knowing their business matters… B) Knowing the value of neighborhood homes… C) Knowing you’re THE agent to turn to for their real estate needs…   How can you prove this? A) …Get cozy with your contacts by sending them personalized emails showing that you ...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield,Wilton,Greenwich,NewCanaan, Brookfield,Newtown,Roxbury,Bridgewater,Washington,Sherman, Luxury Homes,WaterFront,Equestrian,NewConstruction
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
Comments 1
Holiday Point Home for Sale Near The Beach in Sherman CT | 2 Oak Dr   Your long search for the perfect  home has finally been answered with this Holiday Point home for sale near the beach in Sherman CT. Grab this rare opportunity of owning this magnificent residence that has 3 bedrooms, and 2 fu...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield,Wilton,Greenwich,NewCanaan, Brookfield,Newtown,Roxbury,Bridgewater,Washington,Sherman, Luxury Homes,WaterFront,Equestrian,NewConstruction
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
Comments 1
Holiday Point 3 Bedroom Home for Sale in Sherman CT | 2 Oak Dr   Are you on the lookout for an arresting beach community home with grand interior design, and spacious and cozy rooms that are great for entertaining family and friends? Then your search has finally come to an end with this Holiday P...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 119
Are We Sharing Too Much Information?   Or Not Enough?       Do we really need to know if your bum is clean enough to go commando?   I dare say - this may be too much information…   "Butt" this is a blog post about real estate and that brings me to this question:   How much should we share about o...
By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
Comments 3
Come build your dream home on this gorgeous street. Beautiful homes, rolling hills and mature trees offer a one of a kind opportunity to build your own paradise right in the heart of Brentwood.  The lot is designed for a private driveway that winds through a canopy of trees and overlooks the pon...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 2
    …that your client thought of you first. They could have referred 2 other agents, but you got the business.   The average person knows 3 real estate agents. You are competing with 2 other real estate agents for 1 person’s business.   Simply stated: You need to stay top-of-mind to secure more ...
By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
Comments 2
905 N. Beeline Hwy. Payson, AZ 85541 Beautiful Condo at Four Season's Condominiums ! Home   Virtual Tour   Photo Gallery   Property Map   Financing   Request Showing   Contact Me   Tamra Lee Ulmer A-REO BROKEROffice: 928-474-2550: Mobile: 928-978-5180: Price : $112,000.00 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms ...
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 20
  Have You Heard of the All-Age Condo Community of Cricket Club?   Cricket Club is a Condo community that can be reached by The Long Island Expressway Exit 35 (Shelter Rock Road South) in the Village of North Hills, Roslyn New York 11756.     Situated by Shelter Rock Road, this North Shore neighb...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 19
The market continually changes and right now my town of Franklin MA is experiencing an extreme seller's market.  What that means is that a home that's priced properly will sell immediately.  We actually cooperated with another real estate office, as we prefer to do.  We are set up to cooperate w...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 45
What does one do when Google changes its rules?  I’m reading that lengthy blog posts of 2,000+ words is the flavor of the day for Google.  What is one to do?  My answer to that “time draining task” will be, first and foremost, to be thankful that we are listing agents.  Listings are more likely ...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
Comments 2
The Food and Music Scene Around 30A Luxury Homes   Dive into the exhilarating food and music scene around 30A luxury homes. When food and music comes together, it produces the best symphony in bringing people together. There’s nothing like an amazing weekend in South Walton filled with live perfo...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
Comments 0
During the week, there was medium activity on the Twinsburg area real estate market, there were 7 new listings, 3 back on market listings, the price was changed for 11 listed properties, there were 3 sales. Price reductions are not significant but show that over-optimistic sellers started adjusti...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 8
When the seller asks that all showings be accompanied, we agree.  All of our listings are in Franklin, with an occasional one in an abutting town.  The majority of our listings are on lockbox, and to accompany showings at a few listings would never be an issue. Would you refuse to take a listing...
By Richard Woodward NMLS#217454, Service Beyond Expectations! Your Texas Lender
(Interlinc Mortgage Services, LLC #205696)
Comments 0
DFW Realtors MCE Class Sell listings even with foundation issues March 18th, 2015 4:54 PM by Richard Woodward LUNCH AND LEARN Sell More Homes With Conventional Renovation LendingWhen: Tuesday, April 7th 10:30 – 1:30pmWhere: Chicago Title 5000 Legacy Drive, Suite 150 Plano TX 75024Your Title Guy,...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
Comments 3
The Best Farmers Markets to Enjoy Every Week Near 30A Luxury Homes   Are you looking to shop for the freshest, most succulent and crip farm produce in town? For the residents and homeowners of 30A luxury homes, enjoying these delightful products is just an arm’s reach away at various weekly farme...