Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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Before you send that letter to a prospect... stop and ask yourself this question: "How would I react if this letter arrived in my mailbox?" This is a rant resulting from the fact that I've been gnashing my teeth and snarling today. Why? Because I've come across three different a...
By Gerhard Ade, Real Estate with Confidence
(RSVP Real Estate)
Comments 13
The Long and Serious Newsletter For 43 months now, my main way of keeping in touch with my clients and sphere of influence has been my newsletter, called View from the Street. I write it myself from scratch and sometimes create the illustrations. The newsletters (repeated on my website) are usual...
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 5
            Are you like some home buyers who think they can get a better price from someone selling their own house?   Wrong!   Sellers who are trying to save the commission that a Real Estate professional would charge are not looking to save you the buyer money.    In fact, you may pay more if...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 13
This was another busy week for The Kuney Todaro Team.  This is a sample of the closings that happened today and yesterday.  Add to that one at The Villas at Eagles Nest and Meadowbrook Height and it all totals another strong month.  Next week there's another one for Lorraine Kuney.  Lorraine...
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 21
      Another Long Island 55+ Condo was SOLD courtesy of Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila And Again It's At...     Leisure Village in Ridge NY 11961 Search Here For Long Island Condos   This 2 bedrooms 1.5 baths Updated Baronet Condo at Leisure Village in Ridge Long Island had an attache...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 0
Bingo Ed Silva. Back in 1995 when the Internet became my marketing tool, the use of the infamous "I, me, my and mine" has been studiously avoided. Can't remember now where it was learned, but it's stuck.  See??? None in the above either. It's not always easy and the text oft...
By Pete X-Investment to Luxury, Huntington Beach, CA -GRI-MCNE 714.459.2017 OCLister.com, Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide
(X Group Real Estate Advocates )
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Bank Making It Impossible?     About to lose your shorts? Tired of working with B of A or similar? Bank's numbers will not work? We very likely could help bring a resolution that gets the deal done with much less stress!    For more info please contact us about a specific property ONLY in  Or...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
Comments 5
We all know that gratitude can make you feel more appreciative, but did you know that it can also benefit your overall health? Here are five benefits of having an attitude of gratitude. 1. You’ll be less stressed. Grateful people tend to have lower anxiety levels. This is perhaps due to the fact ...
By Robert Helmbrecht
(Weichert, Realtors)
Comments 3
What is a Theme, and why do I need one? A WordPress Theme is the collection of files that provide structure to your website. It will define the colors, layout and more. When you set WordPress up, it does come with a basic default theme, but for a professional website you will want one with a more...
By Chris Miller, MediaProsper Online Marketing
Comments 46
When I talk with people about social media, the subject always seems to come up: when should I be posting?   There are better times than others, but ... here's a better way to think about that question.   WHEN SHOULD YOU POST? There’s lots of research about when the most people are on Faceboo...
By Sidney Kutchuk, Property Management & Sales Experts 951-217-6745
(Property Management & Sales at REALTY WORKS TEMECULA, CA 92590 (951) 217-6745)
Comments 1
Top 9 Things To Do For a Smooth Temecula CA Rental Move   Moving can be overwhelming because of all the tasks you have to cover. First on the list would be to talk with your Temecula CA property manager or landlord about your decision. Here’s a summary of the most important things tenants must re...
By Mark Bruno, Monterey Peninsula Home Team Leader
(Monterey Peninsula Home Team - Carmel, CA - Coldwell Banker)
Comments 4
Pacific Grove Ocean View Craftsman For Sale Search for similar homes for sale in Pacific Grove, CA. Listing Details Pacific Grove Modern Ocean View Craftsman314 8th Street Pacific Grove, CA 93950Asking Price: $1,595,000MLS# Coming SoonBedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 3.5Approx. Size:  2772 Square Feet (tota...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 23
    Eric Buliung, the latest member of The Kuney Todaro Team, closed on 20 Tia Place in Franklin MA today.  It was sold by a buyer’s agent, and that’s how we like doing business.  However, the best part of this closing was when the buyer informed Eric that what attracted him to 20 Tia Place were ...
By Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info)
Comments 51
People always want to use a home's square foot for the dollar to meaure it's value but since a home is not a commodity, every one is unique and therefore, it's value will be as well.   To illustrate this, I will go to an extreme.  The most expensive home per square foot is $226,775 ac...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
Comments 0
5 Ways to Research the History of Your Lakeland Sandpiper Home   5 Ways to research your Lakeland Sandpiper home’s history   If you are selling or buying a Lakeland Sandpiper home, it is important to know the history of how your property had developed over the years. The history of your property ...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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Carillon Lakes Home Safety Tips for Seniors   Carillon Lakes safety tips for seniors Senior homeowners often find the need to upgrade or renovate their homes to suit their changing needs. These changes may include easy and simple home safety improvements to reduce their risk of accidents and inju...
By Scott Pierce, Founder & Chief Evangelist at Listings-to-Leads
(Listings-to-Leads)
Comments 0
  To best learn about and use Listing Landing Pages on Facebook to generate 100s of leads a month, we suggest:     Read interview with Melanie Banks, Realtor / Owner, Orion Realty below.   Learn how to use Listing Landing Pages CLICK HERE   Read how to advertise on Facebook if you are an office o...
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 14
    Sometimes when buying a home, expectations may be high. If you are looking to purchase a home, remember it's still a business transaction.                                                                                                                                Here Are Our Top 5 Myth...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Had to share this was a great post.Using the "I" is totally out of habit for so many of us. People like for it to be about them. Before you send that letter to a prospect... stop and ask yourself this question: "How would I react if this letter arrived in my mailbox?" This is ...
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182, #azpropertymatchmaker@gmail.com
Comments 3
http://12929wcrocusdrive.AgentMarketing.comhttp://12929wcrocusdrive.agentmarketing.com/This 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home for sale in Rancho El Mirage has an open floor plan, with high ceilings.  This 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home in Rancho El Mirage has a eat in kitchen and formal dining room. One bedr...