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?


Those are good questions and fortunately you've come to the right place for answers. ActiveRain's 300,00+ real estate industry professional chat about these topics and many more on a daily basis right here on the following pages.


If you're looking for more information on how to use social media and blogging to promote your business, you'll find it here. Lead generation and lead conversion ideas – you'll find those here too.


Everything a real estate professionals needs to know about marketing his or her business can be found in this section of every agent's favorite social networking site, ActiveRain.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

 
By Kyle Reyes
Comments 80
Man, there are a LOT of people hating on Millennials these days.I didn't even realize just how bad it was until the article I published last week - With the Rise of the Millennial Comes The Fall of the Suit.I'm not sure if it's anger, jealousy or perhaps ignorance.  But there seems to be a lot of...
By Shelley Costello, Real Estate Marketing & Social Media Expert
(Creative Web Concepts USA.COM)
Comments 4
 5 Things Every Realtor is Missing Online There are 2 Million Realtors in the USThere are 1,063,950 Members of the NAR as of June 30, 201478% of members specialize in residential brokerage.5,090,000 Homes sold in the US in 201388% Purchased through a Broker or Agent429,000 Were New Construction.S...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
Comments 3
Save Thousands on this Cool 4 bedroom 2.5 Bath HUD Home in San Tan Valley. This Cool 4 bedroom 2.5 Bath HUD Home in San Tan Valley is priced to sell! This Cool 4 bedroom 2.5 Bath HUD Home in San Tan Valley showcases: a spacious living area, a galley style kitchen with breakfast nook, and nice siz...
What are you doing RIGHT NOW to promote your real estate business? Blogging Referrals Door Knocking Online Marketing Social Media Print Ads Mail/Postcards Email Marketing Open Houses Other…  Whatever it is….you can make all of your marketing methods much more effective by integrating it with high...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 45
There’s always good news and bad news in the real estate business.  This is good news for me, and most likely, it will be taken as bad news for most offline marketers who use direct mail marketing.Postage, as of May 31st, will increase by one cent (.01) and that means each postcard will cost .35 ...
By Jacob Thomas, Weston, Davie, Coopercity, Southwest Ranches, Miramar Realtor, South Florida Estate Homes Inc.
(South Florida Estate Homes Inc)
Comments 0
5 bed Waterfront Pool homes for sale in Weston FLReal estate market data provided by your local expert, Jacob Thomas- SFEHomes5 bed Waterfront Pool homes for sale in Weston FL Click here... to view 124 homes with 5 bed for sale in Weston FL Today Click here.. to view 54 homes with 5 bed , Pool an...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 18
Just Because I'm A Listing Agent...I find properties the Rome way. Just because I'm a listing agent, does not mean I can't help a few special buyers find their dream home. You will not find me showing or previewing houses every day.When someone is serious about finding a home, I send this message...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 8
A wise real estate woman once told me that it was wise to be dollar foolish than penny foolish when talking about Marketing!  Lo and behold, Barbara Todaro, wrote a post regarding how her brain works in being proactive positively when changes happen around her...like the increase in postage stamp...
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 6
Another Condo Sold on Long Island courtesy of Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff, Real Estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson. Located in Plainview Long Island on Autumn Drive, we SOLD a 2 bedroom 2 bath upper level Floor Plan Condo at The Seasons in Plainview Zip Code 11803. This is a 55+...
By Sarah Cole, Sarah Cole
(VA on Demand Social Media Consultant - http://sarahcolevaondemand.com/)
Comments 18
When it comes to presenting a luxury listing on Facebook I do things a little bit different.  First, I upload the listing as an album on Facebook.  I put all photos in, BUT I leave out a very important piece and that is the price.  The price is found when one clicks on the link to the website.  T...
By Rhonda Hollifield, REALTOR®, Broker REALTOR CRS, GRI, ABR
(Keller Williams Realty Mountain Partners)
Comments 2
Down-Sizing Trend?You would think that smaller homes would be skyrocketing in popularity right about now. Statistics show that the average number of people in American households is shrinking. Practicality would seem to dictate that a trend toward downsizing should be underway, with significant i...
By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch
(David Weekley Homes)
Comments 8
Why homes are more expensive in Katy than other parts of Houston? I get asked this all the time. Homes are more expensive in Katy than other parts of Houston but there other parts that are more expensive. It depends what you are looking for if good schools are not a must have on your list then ma...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 11
Sarah Cole may be new to Active Rain, but she is not new to marketing, and we are fortunate that she has joined us.Enjoy this and other marketing gems in her blog, if you have not subscribed yet, go on over and do it now. When it comes to presenting a luxury listing on Facebook I do things a litt...
By Dale Palmer
(Wolfe Real Estate Group)
Comments 7
Lauderdale by the Sea - Video Tour Active listings from our MLS SystemLauderdale by the Sea Homes For SaleLauderdale by the Sea Condos For Sale Lauderdale by the Sea Real Estate - Information    Lauderdale by the Sea is a separate city from Fort Lauderdale and is located just north of the FortLau...
Growing up, we were always taught how much trouble drugs can get you in.The message was reinforced by everyone from my parents to our D.A.R.E. program.After getting a big slap from Facebook last week, I wonder if perhaps I should have listened to them.But this isn't a story of drug use.  It's the...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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Click here to see more pictures and detailed information.     Schedule a Showing Orlando Homes for Sale Orlando Homes for Sale Search for Homes on MLS Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth? Torey Eisenman Broker Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc 407-230-6836 Ques...
By Wes Shields
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
New constructionNew construction! Part of a rural community, this home sits on one of the premier lots which boasts panoramic mountain views and quiet country breezes. This charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath ready-to-build home will offer you a little refuge from your busy life. Here, you will enjoy an ...
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 pond...
By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
Comments 2
Perfection at its finest is what you will discover throughout this incredibly lovely home.  Tall ceilings, Gorgeous moldings and millwork, hardwood flooring, granite counters, superior tile work, & freshly painted in designer neutrals. Every detail has been considered in this build. The master be...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
Comments 1
There was a medium level of activity on the Twinsburg area real estate market, 10 houses and 3 condominiums were put on market this week, 5 houses and 1 condominium changed to contract this week. The price was changed for for 6 houses and 4 condominiums. 7 houses and 1 condominium were sold durin...