Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By James Hoff
(Bullock Russell Real Estate Services)
Comments 30
We are all here to sell houses and most of us just want to close as many deals as we can each year.To this day, I don't understand the reasoning behind listing agents that only put ONE photo on the MLS to advertise their property. To market a property the correct way, you'll need more than that f...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
Comments 2
The first step in achieving successful interpersonal relationships is to build rapport. Sometimes this is a "non-event", when people just seem to hit it off and instantly become best friends. Other relationships can require more effort toward finding common ground and productive patterns of  comm...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 12
Collaboration is a word that is frequently used in the real estate business, but how often are we fully transparent with our thoughts and guidance within a group of office co-workers?  Teams are becoming more popular and for many reasons.  Experiencing a group effort to create business is common ...
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 10
Another Suffolk County Long Island Condo was SOLD by Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila, Real Estate Associate Broker and Real Estate Salesperson. Again it's in Coram Long Island. This was a 2 bedroom 2 bath Ranch Floor Plan that we SOLD in Bretton Woods. The Buyer liked that this All-Age Condo was pet ...
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 21
     Do you have obnoxious, inconsiderate, annoying neighbors?  These people can be more than a nuisance - they can ruin your chances of selling your house.  Bad neighbors can wreck the value of nearby houses, they can lower comparable prices, they can deter potential Buyers from wanting to live...
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182, #azpropertymatchmaker@gmail.com
Comments 3
Seller wants this one sold, huge price drop!  Now only $599,900 lowest priced in Pinnacle Peak Country Club, comes beautifully remodeled with guest house.  Location, location home is in prestigious Pinnacle Peak Country Club, nestled between million dollar homes. Main house has a 2 bedroom split,...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 24
This was a day of learning, and what better “dynamic duo” than to attend a “Realbird” webinar with “Katerina Gasset” as the keynote speaker.  Katerina never disappoints!  One topic was “Take Back Your Listings.”My team members are listing agents.  That’s our focus.  I do the marketing which inclu...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 24
 RE/MAX of New England announced the top 25 teams for the month of March 2015.  The Kuney-Todaro Team ranked #6 in New England and #4 in Massachusetts for that month.  The market is in dire need of more inventory, and the team members are digging deeply to secure fresh inventory in this extreme s...
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 17
 There are times when everything during a home buying or home selling transaction that work out exactly as planned. This is something I like to call... Little Moments Like This. Here are some of those little moments... 1. First-time home buyers who can't believe they are actually out of their par...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 1
  We know you'll love this post.So we're resharing it for ThrowbackThursday! What's wrong with my website? Why isn't it being found? "The role that your Web site plays in your marketing strategy isto augment, amplify, and automate conversations about real estate."-SCOTT SCHANGGuest blogger and Pr...
By Will Hamm
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 9
How often do you follow a road map to get to where you want to go?  In our business, it is important to have a plan and you need to work that plan.  Four things you need to do in business planing are:A.  Cultivate relationships with a large number of prospects simultaneously.B.  Don't try to pre-...
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 13
Indian Head Forest is an all-age Condo community in Commack Long Island. As a courtesy, Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila, Real Estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson are providing you with the Community Profile of this lovely neighborhood. Indian Head Forest in Commack Long Island 11725 can be rea...
By Teresa Ryan, Teresa Ryan
(Ryan Hill Realty)
Comments 1
Midlothian IL Home for Sale - 4435 152nd St Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $73,500 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,087 sqftLot: 0.17 acre(s)Year Built: 1975 Location 4435 152nd StMidlothian, IL 60445USA *** WONDERFUL HOME WAITING FOR YOU *** Don't wait to see...
By Teresa Ryan, Teresa Ryan
(Ryan Hill Realty)
Comments 1
Naperville IL Condo for Rent - 1333 Modaff Rd Unit C8 Overview Maps Photos $1,550 Residential Rental Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,100 sqftYear Built: 1987 Location 1333 Modaff RdC8Naperville, IL 60445USA Be the first to live in this GORGEOUS / NEWLY renovated condo! Features ne...
By Nancy Alexander, Realtor- Stone Harbor & Avalon NJ
(RE/MAX At The Shore, Avalon, N.J.08202)
Comments 0
  Avalon New Jersey Real Estate Sales Update As of April 25, 2015 Avalon NJ Homes For Sale as of April 25, 2015 Below is an overall look at sales statistics according to Cape May County Multiple Listing Service to sum up activity in Avalon N.J. since March 8, 2015 Sales in the luxury market in Av...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
Comments 2
There was medium level of activity on the Chagrin Falls real estate market this week. During the week 7 new listings were put on market, 2 listings were returned to market, 6 listings remained on market, the price was changed for 6 listed properties, 5 properties were sold.NEW LISTINGSHouse liste...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 11
A picture is worth 1,000 words. I mean $1,000!Now when listing is at $300,000 - should we not expect at least 30 pictures if not more?I am with you James Hoff , one is not enough! Never! We are all here to sell houses and most of us just want to close as many deals as we can each year. To this da...
By Teresa Ryan, Teresa Ryan
(Ryan Hill Realty)
Comments 0
Naperville IL Condo for Rent - 1315 Modaff Rd Unit C12 Overview Maps Photos $1,550 Residential Rental Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,100 sqftYear Built: 1987 Location 1315 Modaff RdC12Naperville, IL 60565USA Be the first to live in this GORGEOUS / NEWLY renovated condo! Features ...
By Teresa Ryan, Teresa Ryan
(Ryan Hill Realty)
Comments 3
Algonquin IL Home for Sale - 1409 Lowe Dr      Amazing Algonquin Home For Sale. Fantastic water-view home. Great opportunity to own this charming home with spacious rooms. Sold AS-IS - All information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Insured Escrow $1,760.   Overview Maps Photos Features M...
By Nancy Alexander, Realtor- Stone Harbor & Avalon NJ
(RE/MAX At The Shore, Avalon, N.J.08202)
Comments 0
  Stone Harbor New Jersey Real Estate Sales Update As of April 25, 2015 Below is an overall look to sum up sales statistics since March 8, 2015 according to Cape May County Multiple Listing Service. There are now 80 single family homes for sale in Stone Harbor as of April 25, 2015 Average list pr...