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 Randy Mitchelson, Internet Marketing Expert, Author, Activist
(iPartnerMedia.com and Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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                        Calling all do-it-yourselfers!   The Small Business Development Center in Southwest Florida is offering a 2-part webinar series to help customers find your business.    Participants will learn why and how to establish their business page on both Facebook and Google.   Inst...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Several agents have recently mentioned starting a team and asking my opinion on how to do it.  I thought I’d share my thoughts, and let me preface this post by saying there are many ways to create a team.  There are many reasons to create a team.  Every team leader has a different style and a di...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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When does a real estate agent say “NO” to a homeowner’s request for a Market Analysis?  NEVER!!  There are many reasons for a Market Analysis request.  How shortsighted for a real estate agent to deny the request because the homeowner states he/she is not selling.  Many situations in life do not...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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If something is holding you back from entering the Luxury Home Market...I will attempt to give you the confidence you need in this video to add at least 1-4 Luxury Home Sales to your business every year... Having sold over $100 Million of Residential Real Estate and the past few years specializin...
By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
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Many of my clients are business or property owners in Carmel-by-the-Sea. There are good times and bad times to try to see them. These are clients who want to talk to me about their real estate needs during the "ebb" of their business week, rather than the "flow". When are these, you might ask? We...
By Kathryn J., (Rentec Direct-Property Management Software)
(Rentec Direct)
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I am meeting with my son soon so we can discuss some of the programs that are out there that offer student loan consolidation.   I know there has been a lot of talk lately about these millennial's and why they are not buying houses, one of these reason just might be these darn student loans.    A...
By Jenna Dixon, Assoc Broker - Let's Talk Cobb County Real Estate
(DRA Homes | Cobb County Real Estate )
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Play to your audience:  know who they are, understand why they are where they are and what they need to do. Inspire trust with truth. Gain confidence with professionalism. Tell them what they need to know and why. Help them achieve their goals. When writing marketing or informational material for...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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Top 8 Tips in Spacing Your Carillon Lakes Community Homes Furniture   When you’ve moved in to your new gorgeous Carillon Lakes community home for sale you recently bought, the excitement of arranging things to complete the home’s look comes in. You might be tempted to just follow your previous ho...
By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
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The #1 Reason Why You Should Sell Your Pleasanton Home In Winter   Most people believe that winter is not a great time to put their Pleasanton homes for sale on the market since there are fewer buyers looking for homes during the cold winter months.   Although this is true, winter is actually a g...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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Ladson SC Home for sale - 708 Winthrop St B    This Ladson SC Home for sale is too special to miss! Don’t miss out on this amazing property which has very pleasing features! This charming unit offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, laminate floors, separate dining room, family room with fireplace, cove...
By Alicia Ale, Realtor Miami Florida Luxury Homes
(Miami Riviera, llc - Real Estate & Inmobiliaria)
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5 Simple Home Staging Ideas for your Waterfront Condo in Key Biscayne     When putting your waterfront condo in Key Biscayne FL on the market, you want to do all that you can to sell it as quickly as possible and get the best deal. This is where staging comes in. Since approximately 90% of buyers...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
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4019 Meadow Bluff Way in Teravista Neighborhood of Round Rock TX 78665 Under Contract. Our buyers went under contract five days ago on this lovely home located in Prestigious Teravista. After putting in two other offers on other homes at full price and losing out to multiple offers our buyers suc...
By Ted Cantu
(i Cantu Media LTD)
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SOCIAL MEDIA - it's everywhere. But what are people really looking at? The number of people looking at various social media services are split into many interesting percentages.  If you have accounts with Facebook, Google+, Twitter as well as your own IDX sites then make sure you are looking at a...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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Remember when the gurus said a web page or blog post needed to be 200 words in order for Google to pay attention?  Then do you remember when that increased to 400? And now, although he does mention some high ranking sites with few words and many photos, Neil Patel recommends writing 2,000 to 3,00...
A couple of weeks ago, a good friend of mine stopped by the office to chat business.  He's owned his own company for the past four years or so and works specifically in the automotive world.  His plan is to sell his company in the next couple of years and retire in Florida. While enjoying a drink...
The Best Place to Go for Families in McDowell Mountain Ranch Homes     The proximity of the Family Fun Zone to McDowell Mountain Ranch homes for sale make it an ideal place to live in, since it offers the entire family a great place for recreation and entertainment.   The Family Fun Zone is locat...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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"So if you want to be successful in 2015 set your goals, answer your phone, put in the time and increase your marketing and tighten up your response time."  Enjoy this success story and please visit the original blog to leave your comments.     The Value of Listings and Goal Setting        Our Li...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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This is the just listed postcard that will be mailed today to 1,500 Franklin MA homeowners in the area of Concord Street.  Showings on this home started yesterday at the Open House.  There were 20 people who viewed this property during the 2 hour open house, and there are currently two offers on...
By Kyle Reyes
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A couple of weeks ago, my brother was driving down the highway when he noticed a decked out truck loaded with LED lights.  The vehicle wrap indicated that the truck belonged to a company specializing in the lights.  The wrap talked all about how technologically advanced the company was. My brothe...
By Jon Zolsky, Daytona Beach, FL, Selling Daytona paradise for heavenly good prices
(Daytona Condo Realty, 386-405-4408)
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It is quite rare for me to reblog. But I am doing it now. Not only the post is very good, I would say excellent, but the comments add a lot to the post. I am always struggling with my long-winded posts. I thought it was a problem. What a relief to learn that after all it might be not. I agree wit...