Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

 
By Michele Connors, Your Eastern North Carolina Realtor
(The Overton Group, LLC & CB First Realty )
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  Press Release Trulia/Zillow   email announcement received this morning from Zillow 7-28-14 : It's my pleasure to let you know we have just announced that Zillow has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trulia. I'm really excited about this opportunity, but I am sure the news w...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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    I just read a wonderful post written by Chris Ann Cleland titled “Beware The Things You Know Nothing About” and I immediately thought about new construction sales.  Chris Ann’s post was relevant to gardening, but it struck a nerve with me about new homes. If I had a dollar for every buyer’s a...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Tammy Todaro Closed Another at 22 Philomena Way in Franklin MA OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 22 Philimena Way in Franklin MA-VideoNeighborhoodMarket Stats $420,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,348 sqftLot: 23,305 sqft Location ...
By Laura Andersen, A HomeSOLD Name (678)462-1191 Woodstock, Georgia
(Keller Williams Realty Partners ~ 678.462.1191 agentandersen@gmail.com)
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It's back to School on August 4th for Cherokee County School District Yes, it's here again, school starts in one week!  The summer vacations are now coming to an end.  Here is the link for the Cherokee County School District's website:  http://www.cherokee.k12.ga.us/Pages/Welcome.asp...
By Wayne Martin, Sales Manager - New Homes & Condominiums Division
(Michael Saunders & Company)
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Wine & Cheese on me from 4 to 6 on Tuesday afternoon August 5, 2014! All responding Active Rain Members! What an opportunity to meet new firends and say hello to old friends! Location: 100 S Washington Blvd. (Michael Saunders & Company Gallery office) Sarasota FL 34236 Reason:  Sarasota a...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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  The local real estate market and getting the best bang for your marketing dollar. Locally and World wide. No two markets in the real estate property listing promotion approach are handled the same. Because of the type of properties, the audience for buyers. That you the agent, broker, REALTOR a...
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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Mid-Year Market Report For St James, Head of Harbor and Nissequogue Long Island January - June 2014   Here is a look at where the St James, Head of Harbor and Nissequogue Long Island 11780 Market Report looks like for the past 6 months:   St. James SOLD: 2014 = 32 Homes Average Sale: $476,000 Day...
By Dennis Herman, Dennis Herman
(Realty Executives Elite)
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I just got this email: It's my pleasure to let you know we have just announced that Zillow has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trulia. You can read the full press release here. You know what that means. Another monopoly and you know it will result in higher fees to agents which...
By Michael Downer
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 3
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 Ellie McIntire, CDPE, Howard County Homes for Sale
(Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate)
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The Clarksville, MD Market Report for home sales for June 2014 is strong as homes are selling quickly and interest rates stay low in the second quarter of the year.   In the month of June 2014 - 18 homes were sold in Clarksville  - 10 of them sold within 20 days. The average selling price in the...
By Dee Toohey, Broker, ABR, AHWD, CIPS, FMS, ePro
(Innovative Realty Solutions Group)
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I agree with this!  Activer Rain has been sold more than once and this might be my last straw. Read on and feel free to comment.    Do any of you feel abandoned by what was once an independent platform? When I read the stories last week about Zillow acquiring Trulia, I thought, "Surely not. ...
By Ellie McIntire, CDPE, Howard County Homes for Sale
(Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate)
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The Howard County Home Sales Market Report for June 2014   It's a great time to sell a home in Howard County as the real estate market here continues to grow in 2014! In June 2014 - 223 of 392 homes in Howard County were sold after being on the market LESS THAN 30 DAYS which accounts to 57% ...
By Jay Mecray - (480) 256-9771, #JayMecray
(Arizona Property Solutions)
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Restaurant for Lease Chandler AZ   Contact: Jay Mecray Phone: 480-256-9771     Commercial,Other (See Remarks) - Chandler, AZ Listed at 5000       Send To   Subdivision   Category Homes Type Commercial Property Sq Footage 4000 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms 0 Half Bathrooms 0 Lot Size 0 Short Sale No Year B...
By Eileen Burns, Real Estate Broker Ft Lauderdale/Miami/PalmBeach
(Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach)
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Eileen is sharing the official release about Zillow acquisition which has just been broadcasted by Dennis herman.  Read it fresh off the press.  another metamorphus will be taking placing in the very near future.  All aboard whether you like it or not! I just got this email: It's my pleasure ...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
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Want to be happier and more productive? Become a morning person. In real estate, the old adage holds true: The early bird does indeed get the worm. Early risers tend to be more alert, conscientious and better able to plan for the day. Since it takes less time for them to clear the morning brain f...
By Tammie White, TW Realty Group, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
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Is Syndication the Only Way to Market My Franklin TN Home On-Line? Did you know that according to the NAR (National Association of REALTORS®) 92% of buyers begin their home search on the internet? With the vast majority of buyers beginning their search here, wouldn't it make sense to market y...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Claude Cross-Charlotte NC Real Estate(Homes By Cross, Inc.) )
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Somerset Homes An up to date look at Somerset homes for sale and Somerset Neighorhood information. This is a popular community located near Ballantyne in Waxhaw near south Charlotte . The Somerset neighborhood offers pretty homes, good sized developed yards, and a superb location near the Blakene...
By Christine Farkas, Awesome Customer Service Experience
(Keller Williams Western Realty)
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Cape Cod style main house features vaulted ceilings, skylights, large sun room, master with French doors to private patio. 380 sq ft detached guest house features full kitchen and bath, hook-ups for washer and dryer. Property is beautifully landscaped with garden area and a creek that runs to a n...
By Christine Farkas, Awesome Customer Service Experience
(Keller Williams Western Realty)
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Outstanding view and privacy! Charming natural wood home overlooking Ludlow Bay and Marina. Multiple decks for entertaining. Skylights for natural lighting, hardwood floors, stone fireplace, shop space in daylight basement. Greenbelts with towering firs for privacy on both sides of the property. ...
By John Dunham, N Central Austin
(Juice Homes, LLC)
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Beautiful 2-unit condo project built in 2004 located in what is now the epicenter of one Austin's coolest neighborhoods.   Located just off S Congress, your walkability and bikeability to Jo's Coffee, South Congress Cafe, countless shops, restaurants & music venues such as The Contin...