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

 
This is a game changer.  You're going to want to share it with everyone who does video. And everyone who does NOT yet do video.  Then kick their butts a little and tell them why they should be using it. For the first time, Facebook has passed YouTube for the nuber of video views on desktop.  In A...
Last night, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of about 30 college students who are aspiring business owners and leaders. As I stood there, I couldn't help picture myself back in the day...hungry for knowledge and excited about having the whole world at my fingertips. We talked about outra...
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)
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Are you thinking of putting your Long Island House on the market this Fall?    Selling your house or condo, especially if you’ve never done it before, can be a challenge. You may think that all you have to do is put a sign in the front yard, and the buyers will appear.   We as Realtors know it’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)
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If you are now ready to move to a 55 and Over community in Nassau County Long Island, The Seasons in East Meadow may be what you are looking for. Here is our Community Profile presented as a courtesy by Lawrence “Larry” and Sheila, Real estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson: Located by Fron...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Keller Williams Realty)
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    The temperature in Flower Mound, Texas will be a cool 80 degrees today and tomorrow but temperatures will rise by Friday to 88 degrees and then 90 by Saturday and Sunday.    The sun radiates with warmth after the cool twilight hours of the night when the air was crisp and good for sleeping. ...
By Jay Mecray - (480) 256-9771, #JayMecray #CommercialRealEstate #Arizona #Phoenix
(Arizona Property Solutions)
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By Women of Westchester Working Together, Women helping Women get ahead
(Women of Westchester Working Together)
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Some great info here from Kyle about using video.  Sounds like their social media summit will be a good one, so if you're in the area, you may want to consider attending. This is a game changer.  You're going to want to share it with everyone who does video. And everyone who does NOT yet do video...
By Cheryl Ritchie, Southern Maryland 301-980-7566
(RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com)
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Have YOU Delivered Pumpkin Pails YET? I can smell the bubble gum from the basement containers all the way up to the main level. I have also blazed a trail to the tootsie roll jars.  Note to self: none next year. Nuh uh. HAIL...the Jeep is about to REV up. The back seat is about to become a sea of...
By Jackye Mumphrey, The West Atlanta Real Estate Maven
(Keller Williams Realty Cityside)
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  Be ready to be blown away while making your friends jealous - Never before has there been a more perfect home for you. Spacious, yet charming. Luxurious yet afford-ably priced to sell fast! Come experience 5 spacious bedroom and 4 full baths with large master "double sized" master bedroom suit...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
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On October 17, 2014, DataQuick reported there were 1,678 Notices of Default (NODs) recorded in 3rd quarter of 2014 dropped 2.4% from the 1,720 in the 2nd quarter of 2014, and fell 14.6% from 1,966 defaults in the 3rd quarter of 2013 in Riverside County, California. For more complete information o...
By Sam Miller, Knox County Ohio
(RE/MAX Stars Realty)
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When I entered the real estate industry in 1986 the most effective form of marking was print.  Newspapers, homes magazines, property flyers, inserts, homes books, tent cards and direct mail postcards were some of the more commonly used methods of print.  These print methods of marketing worked ve...
By Richard Zaretsky, Florida Real Estate Attorney
(THE ZARETSKY LAW GROUP P.A. - Board Certified Real Estate Atty and AUTOMATED LAND TITLE COMPANY)
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On September 30th the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - created under the sweeping Dodd Frank Act - showed it is continuing its campaign to penalize violations of kickback schemes in the real estate industry. Citing illegal quid pro quo referral agreements as being a violation of RESPA, it s...
By Sidney Kutchuk, Property Management & Sales Experts 951-217-6745
(Property Management & Sales at REALTY WORKS TEMECULA, CA 92590 (951) 217-6745)
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Landlord Communication Tips from The Best Temecula Property Management   Communication today is as important as it was years ago. When you own a business like a rental property, you should know this best. Temecula property management will be a lot easier if you utilize the most effective ways to ...
By Sidney Kutchuk, Property Management & Sales Experts 951-217-6745
(Property Management & Sales at REALTY WORKS TEMECULA, CA 92590 (951) 217-6745)
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List of Landlord Problems from the Best Murrieta Property Management    There is not a single doubt that managing a property as a landlord is a daunting task. It can stress you out if you don’t handle things well, more so if you are new to the whole thing. Having the help of the #1 local property...
By Jenn Hart, Richmond, VA, REALTOR®, 804-317-7997
(Jefferson Properties)
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Recently I challenged myself to host a networking event in my area.  It would be a great way to get myself out in the community while also connecting local professionals.  Good idea, right?  The devil is in the details: How was I going to set it up?  Whom would I invite?  Where would I hold the e...
By Bryan Robertson, Broker, Author, Speaker
(Catarra Real Estate, Inc)
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Generating leads is the key to surviving in real estate.  Without leads, what's the point? Some agents are better than others and many pay someone to generate leads for them.  This is why many of us pour money into syndicators and other services.  Hey, whatever gets the job done.  Here's what I w...
By Wade Webb
(Royal Lepage Kelowna)
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        People Love Stories… What’s the Story of Your Real Estate Business? I was so excited to receive my much anticipated copy of Scott Stratten’s new book “Unselling” and dive right into it… and just as expected it did not disappoint. This week’s post are from some of the things that resonated...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  The holidays are just around the corner. Magazines are now flooding into my mailbox with all kinds of gift previews and enticements to buy for holiday gift exchange. Strangely enough, these are magazine companies I never saw before or ordered from either. But that's not the point. For amusement...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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                                          This Free Market Analysis message will be seen online and offline via many different sites and sources.  My day started by posting this chart on Active Rain.  From there, I posted it on my website www.todarosellsfranklinma.com and then I posted it on Goo...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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6 Great Reasons Why You Should Choose To Live in South Tampa   Living in South Tampa is more than just owning a waterfront home. Residents take pride in owning a home in this area because of the great neighborhoods, interesting places and events that happen throughout the year. These are some of ...