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 168
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 17
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 Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
Comments 51
After reading Barbara Todaro’s article about the benefits of consistent marketing and Marte Cliff’s advice for new agents, I began to reflect a little bit on consistency. In Self-Reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson says, “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds…” What he means here is th...
By Chris Webster, Myrtle Beach Real Estate, Foreclosures and Short S
(Island Palms Realty)
Comments 0
  Click to view photo album Looking for a home with land? Well here it is! Home features: 3 nice sized bedrooms 2 Large Bathrooms .87 Acres 14 x 14 Utility Building  Front Porch Rear Deck Great property in Loris South Carolina area with no HOA fees! Bedroom # 2 is nice size as you can see!     E...
By Kathryn Barcellona
(Coldwell Banker)
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Bernardsville Boro NJ Homes for Sale | 24 Stirling Rd Bernardsville Boro NJ    Bernardsville Boro NJ Homes for Sale | 24 Stirling Rd Bernardsville Boro NJ | $ 1,150,000   Feast your eyes on this extremely detailed and carefully maintained Colonial style home for sale in Bernardsville Boro NJ. Thi...
By Teresa Ryan, Teresa Ryan
(Ryan Hill Realty)
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4 Tips To Increase Your Tall Grass Naperville Home’s Curb Appeal     Your house’s curb appeal is your opportunity to give a prospective buyer the best first impression. Since the exterior will be the first thing they will see when they pull up to your home, it's very important to make it look bea...
By Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
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Reasons Why Seacrest Beach Homes for Sale are Better Than Beachfront Properties If you are planning on buying a Seacrest Beach home for sale as a second property, primary residence, or an investment property, it is important to be aware of the advantages of living NEAR the beach versus living IN ...
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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Top 55+ Community in Sunny southern Utah ~ SunRiver St. George SunRiver is an active adult community right off Highway I-15 at Exit 2 in St. George Utah. This community is the only one of its kind in southern Utah. Requirements are that one of the homeowners be at least 55 or older.  Amenities in...
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 9
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 Barbara Gregus, Sandia Park Paa-ko Homes
(CARES Consumer Advantage Real Estate Services)
Comments 0
Nursery Add Homes for Sale in Albuquerque NM - 1364 Young Avenue SW   This wonderful Albuquerque NM home for sale is great for investors or people looking for a good home and give it their own personal touch! This great home is 1210 Square feet has two bedrooms and a 1 car garage or you can make...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 16
     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 Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 7
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 1
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 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 15
In a private setting on Long Island's North Shore in Commack New York, there is an All-Age Condominium Community called Pinewood Estates. Opened in 1990, these are attached Ranch style and 2 Story Townhouse designs with 1 bedroom 1.5 baths and 2 bedrooms 2.5 baths. This Suffolk County pet friendl...
By James Sanson - Ranked in the TOP 1% of Arizona, Homes for sale in Maricopa AZ
(Sonoran Properties)
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  Over the past month, construction equipment has been hard at work building new homes in Maricopa. This is a welcome site to see! When the market crashed in 2008, new home construction grinded to a halt. If you were to drive around Maricopa six months ago, you would see walls in subdivisions tha...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 4
3 Wall Street in Walpole MA-Another Kuney Todaro Team Closing OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 3 Wall Street in Walpole MA-Video $420,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 2,400 sqftLot: 30,512 sqft Location 3 Wall StreetWalpole, MA 02071USA Barbara Todar...
By Steve Kantor, Best Agent Business - Virtual Assistance
(BEST AGENT BUSINESS)
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Too many agents fail to add more staff in spring/summer to handle business surge. Most agents could do 30% more deals in spring/summer if they just staffed up temporarily in spring/summer with more assistant and calling help. Watch Video Now - Short 2 Minutes: Subscribe to our YouTube videos HER...
By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch
(David Weekley Homes)
Comments 25
      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 Janell Kittleson, Janell K.
(Rentec Direct)
Comments 1
                                                                          After a lengthy phone call and some time spent drawing up a creative action plan for a property manager, I felt confident that we had touched down on all the services he needed and shortly he would begin using our property ...
By Christine Farkas
(Keller Williams Western Realty)
Comments 1
Sunny contemporary home in an amazing lakeside community. Open floor plan plus a vaulted sun room off the remodeled kitchen with granite countertops. The living room has a floor to ceiling rock fireplace and built-in seating. Nicely updated bathrooms. Large trex deck with outdoor fireplace overlo...