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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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 44
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 Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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Warning Signs That You Need to Repair the Foundation of Your Carillon Lakes Home For Sale   It is important to address problems with the foundation of your Carillon Lakes home for sale as soon as you see these warning signs.   A shifting, settling, or failing foundation can cause major structural...
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 Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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367 S. Mimosa Payson, Az 85541 Nice and Spacious Get-Away Close to the Lake! 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 : $65,000.00 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 1.00 Sq...
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
Do you want to know about The Stonington neighborhood in Port Jefferson Station Long Island? Here is our Community Profile: Take A Look At our Youtube Video of Stonington's Exterior View: How Can I Reach Stonington In Port Jefferson Station NY? Take Route 347 (Nesconset Highway) To Old Town R...
By Steve Kantor, Best Agent Business - Virtual Assistance
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How much do you make in your business? How much should you be making? Do you know how much you are making? For simplicity, we will define your net profit as your salary equivalent. This is the amount of money you earn after expenses and before taxes. It is similar to what you would earn in a job...
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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Thunder Over Utah in St. George - July 25-27, 2014 Up, up and away! The Thunder Over Utah Air Show will take to the southern Utah skies this weekend. Online advance discount tickets are available at or tickets will be available at the gate. Kids 15 and under are free! This...
By Valorie L. Ford, Valorie Ford & Co, Charlottesville/Albemarle Real
(Keller Williams Realty)
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First of all I would like to point out that I have been using this particular service for a long time and for the most part have been satisfied with it. Although many people didn’t realize it before CLAT was not only useful for tracking your ads on Craigslist but could be used on many other adve...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 40
Although Google's algorhythms are far beyond me, I know that there are two very important aspects to consider when you're trying to optimize your blog posts or your website: Getting Google to find you and give you a high ranking Getting people to stay and read once they get there Nearly e...
By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
Comments 16
    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 Wade Webb
(Royal Lepage Kelowna)
Comments 4
Learn About the Next Huge Wave of Up and Coming Real Estate Consumers I recently attended a presentation by Travis Robertson an expert on the next generation of real estate consumers. Travis gave a fascinating talk on the importance of knowing who this next generation will be, what they want, wha...
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182,
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  4 Bedroom 3 bathroom HUD home for sale in Surprise.  Nicest HUD home you'll see! Located in a gated community, this home has it all.  Lots of room for an entertainer's paradise, work shop you decide. This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom HUD home in Mountain Gate has 3156 square feet.  4 bedrooms,...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 15
Open House July 27 from 1 to 3 at 6 Leanne Way in Franklin MA Hosted by Eric Buliung of The Kuney Todaro Team OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription 6 Leanne Way in Franklin MA-VideoNeighborhood $334,900 Townhouse Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,846 sqft Loc...
By Pete X-Investment to Luxury, Huntington Beach, CA -GRI-MCNE 714.459.2017, Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide
(X Group Real Estate Advocates )
Comments 0
Newport Beach, California One of the most desirable beach communities here in Southern California. No need to vacation when you live here!   Available Properties:   For Instant Action CALL 714.459.2017     Pete X & Associates GRI, MCNE, CDPE Realty ONE Relocation Team CA-BRE:01...
By Joseph Giancarli
(RE/MAX Tri County)
Comments 1
Ewing NJ Homes for Sale | Ewing Single Family Homes | Real Estate OverviewMapsPhotos $211,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms1 Bathroom Location 5 Darby CourtEwing, NJ 08628USA Joseph Joe Giancarli RE/MAX Tri-County(609) 587-9300 ext 403jgiancarli@remax.net
By Pete X-Investment to Luxury, Huntington Beach, CA -GRI-MCNE 714.459.2017, Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide
(X Group Real Estate Advocates )
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Costa Mesa, California Well located near the beaches, the 405 and some of the best shopping in the world makes this a very attractive location.   Just over 200 available properties from $315,000 to over 1.7 million U.S.D.     Instant MLS:   For more information or a showing CALL 71...
By John Dunham, N Central Austin
(Juice Homes, LLC)
Comments 0
Ground up construction designed to maintain the original character of the ever popular Crestview neighborhood.  Make no mistake though, this home (which boasts approx 2,200 sq ft) all the modern amenities buyers are seeking.  Upon entering, you are greeted by elegant wide plank wood floors that s...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
Comments 23
    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 Rebekah Radice, Social Media Marketing, Coaching & Training
(Imagine WOW! Digital Marketing Agency)
Comments 7
Imagine the unbelievable power of a group of people who do more than just like or plus one your content?  Now envision an enthusiastic crowd that seeks out your content and eagerly shares it with their network.  That’s what an engaged social media following plus powerful, attention-grabbing graph...
By Pete X-Investment to Luxury, Huntington Beach, CA -GRI-MCNE 714.459.2017, Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide
(X Group Real Estate Advocates )
Comments 0
Newport Beach, California As of today there are over 350 homes of the market in beautiful Newport Beach.   Luxury living from $275,000 to over 18 million USD.     V.I.P. Instant MLS:     For more information or a showing CALL  714.459.2017     Protection For The Investor Of Luxury!...