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 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 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 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...
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...
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 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 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 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 ...
Do you really want people to do business with you...or do you just want to say that you own a business?   It's a fair question.  Perhaps it's a question you never thought you'd be asked...but it's still a fair question.   Allow me to explain.   We have the unique privilege of working with all sor...
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 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 Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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This question came up again today, when I read the intro for a post on a LinkedIn group. It said "head over heals..." OUCH!! That's not much different than "...waist your time on..." or "need to reign in..." or "selling there house" that I've seen on other posts.  If the writer is someone I know ...
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 Jay Mecray - (480) 256-9771, #JayMecray #CommercialRealEstate #Arizona #Phoenix
(Arizona Property Solutions)
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By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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Arbor Lakes Home with Pool For Sale in Odessa FL|15008 Arbor Hollow Dr   This Odessa FL home for sale will instantly capture your interest the moment you set your eyes on it from the road. The home is surrounded by beautiful and mature landscaping. You will fall in love with this home the moment...
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor, Laguna Beach & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(HOM Sotheby's Intl Realty, 949-510-2395)
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Lead Conversion or Lead Conversation   I have been in some form of sales my entire life. No....seriously! When I was in girl scouts I sold more cookie boxes than had ever been sold by one person. My dad sent me door-to-door in my city with a map that I could highlight so that I knew I had covered...
By Jay Mecray - (480) 256-9771, #JayMecray #CommercialRealEstate #Arizona #Phoenix
(Arizona Property Solutions)
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Golf Course Lot San Marcos Country Club     Contact: Jay Mecray Phone: 480-256-9771 Email:  Jay@AZ-Property-Solutions.com#JayMecray #CommercialRealEstate #Phoenix #Chandler #Mesa #Tempe #Ahwatukee #Scottsdale #Arizona Golf Course Lot San Marcos Country Club Listed at $600,000       Send To   Subd...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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 Consistently staying in touch with your sphere of influence through a blog and/or a newsletter can reap a steady flow of referrals from those who already know you and also engage your prospects.   But, what is the secret that the most successful luxury real estate marketing professionals know a...
By Dale Dresel, Maricopa City & Goodyear Neighborhood Realtor©
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa & Goodyear AZ)
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