Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 26
What is the job of a listing agent?  Most will say it’s to market, and I agree with that mindset.  The main focus is marketing, but to whom?  I’d like to think that most buyers have the common sense to attach themselves to a buyer’s agent before they begin their home search. Assuming most buyers...
By Joel Friday, Make sure your home is "SOLD by Friday!"
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
Comments 0
Progressive open house in Andover July 24th 5-7 pm Here is a great idea for home buyers in Andover MN. We are holding a progressive open house show casing the top listings in Andover all on one night. We have at least 24 homes available so come out and see one or all of these great homes. Prices ...
By Michael Downer
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 0
Get Your Glenbrooke Townhome Sold! 5 Ideas that Really Work With so many homes competing in the market, each home seller wants to know how to sell his or her home faster. And why not? The faster a home sells, the less work and stress it brings.   Here are some ideas guaranteed to get your Glenbro...
By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
Comments 2
You sleep. You wake. You eat. You go to the gym. You spend time with family. You show property. You write contracts. And at the same time you must generate more leads so that you can do it all over again—day in and day out. That’s where the Internet can help you. When you leverage the tools avail...
By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
Comments 11
    The Retreat’s Grand Re-Opening, Lots for Sale in Gated Community - Caldwell, WV 24925     Grand Re-opening The Retreat will be on August 9, 2014.  Home sites are for sale at The Retreat, a gated-community.  The Retreat has underground utilities, paved road access, city water, private communit...
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 11
Are you looking for a 24 Hour Guard Gated Community With Single Family Homes?   Would you also like:   •A Gated Golf Community? •Two or 3 Car Garage? • Full Basement? •Amenities Including Clubhouse, Gym, Pool, Tennis, Play Area? •Landscaping Maintained For You? •Suffolk County Location?   That’s...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
Comments 10
  Using Panoramic Shots in Tight Spaces     When I think of a panoramic shot I think of mountain ranges or ocean front views, not tight spaces. I learned something new that now makes a lot of sense. I will be using this function on my iPhone more often now.   I wanted to get the entire visible co...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
Comments 16
    When Paula and I started our house search we had champagne taste with a beer pocket book.  We didn’t know what we couldn’t afford.  When we did find out it was kind of a downer.  No single family for us.  Not enough down payment and not enough income. So we had to postpone single family owner...
By Esperanza Butler Realtor ®-, Homes For Sale in West Hills, Ca (818) 926-5425
(Exit Platinum Realty )
Comments 1
  365 Things to do in West Hills, Ca / Woodland Hills/SF Valley Real Estate   Please allow me to introduce myself.       I'm a full service Realtor ®   Listing Agent / buyers agent, serving the West Hills, Woodland Hills, and in general the San Fernando Valley Every now and then clients ask m...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Southern Utah Residential Real Estate Agent
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 435.632.9374)
Comments 1
Utah Ranked Top Pro-business State: No. 1 Spot for the 3rd Time! Living in southern Utah has afforded a front row seat to the local business climate around the state, especially while involved in community activities such as ribbon cuttings, grand openings and ground breakings. Utah residents and...
By Teresa Ryan, Teresa Ryan
(Ryan Hill Realty)
Comments 0
La Grange IL Home for Sale - 422 Beach Ave     Lovely La Grange Home for Sale. This is a 3 Bedroom home with 1 full and 1 partial bathroom. The home has hardwood floors and is freshly painted. Has a large park-like back yard and a 2-car garage. This is a Fannie Mae HomePath property. Purchase th...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
Comments 9
   One of the things I will do for my clients is review all the potential listings, including viewing all of the photos in MLS.  I came across this one today and thought I would share it with all of the people on ActiveRain to ask your opinion, as there are so many great photographers here.     ...
By Katie McBride
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
Comments 2
In Town Hopkinton Location Overviewhttp://listings.realbird.com/Real_Estate/In-Town-Hopkinton-Location/Hopkinton/MA/E4F7E5C3/354075.aspx?tab=maps" target="_blank">Mapshttp://listings.realbird.com/Real_Estate/In-Town-Hopkinton-Location/Hopkinton/MA/E4F7E5C3/354075.aspx?tab=photo...
By Rob Kinnon
(BuyPlaya Real Estate Advisors)
Comments 1
This incredible 4 bedroom beachfront villa is a beach-lovers dream come true. Teeming with Sea Turtles, the beach on this property has been certified with the CEA (Centro Ecological Akumal) as an official turtle nesting zone.   Enjoy the incredible beauty of nature as it unfolds its beautiful dra...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
Comments 4
    White County 4 bedroom farm home for sale 4.6 acres with pole barn and sheds in Tri-County schools located at 12575 South 1200 West, Otterbein IN 47970.   This 4 bedroom home for sale is on the paved County Line Road (1200 West) between Tippecanoe and Benton Counties just north into White Cou...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
Comments 8
    Lafayette IN 2 bedroom home for sale with basement and garage hardwood flooring located at 2230 North 18th Street, Lafayette IN 47904.   Lafayette IN 2 bedroom home for sale with basement, 1 car detached garage is move in ready with ultra clean bathroom and kitchen! Original hardwood flooring...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
Comments 4
  3 bedroom home for sale Thorntown IN 46071 under $55,000 located at 317 South Powell Street, Thorntown IN 46071.   Thorntown, Indiana 46071 3 bedroom home for sale is on a 0.28 acre lot with a covered front porch. The kitchen and bathroom have been updated and are clean and move in ready. Powel...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
Comments 6
    Thorntown IN 46071 3 bedroom manufactured home for sale 3 car detached garage, deck, oversized lot located at 720 West Grant Street, Thorntown IN 46071.   Thorntown IN 3 bedroom home for sale has oversized 3 car detached garage.   This 3 bedroom home for sale in Thorntown has a large 25 x 13 ...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
Comments 4
    West Lafayette commercial lots for sale near Purdue University on State Street Hill zoned central business located at 111-117 West State Street and 121 South Salisbury Street Lafayette, IN 47906.   West Lafayette commercial lots for sale on State Street Hill are zoned central business in an a...
By Christine Farkas, Awesome Customer Service Experience
(Keller Williams Western Realty)
Comments 0
Cape Cod style main house features vaulted ceilings, skylights, large sun room, master with French doors to private patio. 380 sq ft detached guest house features full kitchen and bath, hook-ups for washer and dryer. Property is beautifully landscaped with garden area and a creek that runs to a n...