Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By James Sanson - Ranked in the TOP 1% of Arizona, Homes for sale in Maricopa AZ
(Sonoran Properties)
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Maricopa is a city on the rise! Currently, there are 466 homes available for sale in the Maricopa Area. Out of those 466 homes, over 100 of them are new builds! The Current market for new builds is exploding and you will not want to miss out on these hot deals. Maricopa offers many different buil...
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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You Sold Your House...    Congratulations!   Now it's time to pack and get ready for the move, but cleaning your old house is no where on your "must-do" list. You heard from your Realtor that you should leave your house in “Broom Clean Condition” but what exactly does that mean?     “Broom Clean”...
By Jeff Pearl
(RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA)
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I have seen a handful of members ask about places to get free photos and graphics. Someone recently asked about non copyrighted photos. I don't think here is such a thing as non copyrighted, but there is a thing such as " no copyright restrictions", and some even allow you to use their free photo...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield,Wilton,Greenwich,NewCanaan, Brookfield,Newtown,Roxbury,Bridgewater,Washington,Sherman, Luxury Homes,WaterFront,Equestrian,NewConstruction
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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Holiday Point Home for Sale Near The Beach in Sherman CT | 2 Oak Dr   Your long search for the perfect  home has finally been answered with this Holiday Point home for sale near the beach in Sherman CT. Grab this rare opportunity of owning this magnificent residence that has 3 bedrooms, and 2 fu...
By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
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Come build your dream home on this gorgeous street. Beautiful homes, rolling hills and mature trees offer a one of a kind opportunity to build your own paradise right in the heart of Brentwood.  The lot is designed for a private driveway that winds through a canopy of trees and overlooks the pon...
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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  Have You Heard of the All-Age Condo Community of Cricket Club?   Cricket Club is a Condo community that can be reached by The Long Island Expressway Exit 35 (Shelter Rock Road South) in the Village of North Hills, Roslyn New York 11756.     Situated by Shelter Rock Road, this North Shore neighb...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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What does one do when Google changes its rules?  I’m reading that lengthy blog posts of 2,000+ words is the flavor of the day for Google.  What is one to do?  My answer to that “time draining task” will be, first and foremost, to be thankful that we are listing agents.  Listings are more likely ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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The market continually changes and right now my town of Franklin MA is experiencing an extreme seller's market.  What that means is that a home that's priced properly will sell immediately.  We actually cooperated with another real estate office, as we prefer to do.  We are set up to cooperate w...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Once you dominate one niche, your strong reputation as a market leader precedes you if you want to extend your brand into another niche. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Many celebrities have launched and endorsed their own businesses to leverage and extend their pers...
By Phillip Brady
(Pawleys Seaside Realty)
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Georgetown SC Home for Sale with a Furnished Barn | 1148 Benjamin Dr     What an incredible find! This absolutely amazing Georgetown SC home for sale with a furnished barn is perfect for every outdoorsman and naturalist. Nestled in a peaceful and secluded 116 acres of lot with hardwood and pines,...
By Wade Webb
(Royal Lepage Kelowna)
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What’s Your System for Managing Leads, Contacts and Customers? The past few years AgentsBoost most read post has hands down been Review of the Best Real Estate CRM Systems for Realtors in 2014 for agents. This year again, we bring you the best of the best Customer Relationship Management systems ...
By Casey Joiner, Scenic Sotheby's International Realty
(Scenic Sotheby's International Realty www.caseyjoiner.com)
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Pinnacle Port is a charming community located directly on Lake Powell on the far west side of Panama City Beach. The community itself not only offers amazing views of the Gulf of Mexico and Lake Powell, but offers tons of great amenities, which include: 2 swimming pools, tennis courts, a sauna, c...
By Stephen Fells
(AgencyLogic)
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We think the title for this video from the realtor.com For Pros YouTube channel is a little confusing - the content relates more to how quickly listing data appears in part on realtor.com than about accuracy. That said the important thing is that it highlights a benefit of AgencyLogic single prop...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
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  The first quarter is in the bag. Recharge your motivation to knock the second quarter out of the park with these motivational quotes:       “If you are not willing to risk the unusual you will have to settle for the ordinary.”   –Jim Rohn       “FEAR has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything And Run...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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Many celebrities have launched and endorsed their own businesses to leverage and extend their personal brands. Beyonce just launched a home delivery Vegan food service based on her 22 Days Vegan Challenge.  Will you bite?   In our previous post we discussed the importance of researching and anti...
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 Kathryn Acciari, Realtor - Sturbridge MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Professional Associates, with offices in Sturbridge, Charlton, Auburn, Spencer, and Shrewsbury)
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11 Springtime Pop-bys, Mailings and Events for April APRIL   This time of year, it is easy to put our client maintenance activities at the end of the list due to increasing demands from our current buyers and sellers.  To help you stay on track through the month of April, I am happy to share my l...
By Kathryn Acciari, Realtor - Sturbridge MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Professional Associates, with offices in Sturbridge, Charlton, Auburn, Spencer, and Shrewsbury)
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September Pop-bys, Mailings and Events:  Quick and Crafty   For September, the focus is on items that reflect the goodness of autumn and that you can easily make yourself.  My inspiration for this list was a trip to the local craft store, where I found quite a few ideas. Pop-By Items 1.  Mini Loa...
By Kathryn Acciari, Realtor - Sturbridge MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Professional Associates, with offices in Sturbridge, Charlton, Auburn, Spencer, and Shrewsbury)
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For those of you who enjoy Valentine's Day and want to share the love with your clients, here is an easy project for a gift to drop off at your clients' homes.  I make these types of gifts for many of the smaller holidays, and they have been well-received.  Show up with a smile on your face, and ...
By Kathryn Acciari, Realtor - Sturbridge MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Professional Associates, with offices in Sturbridge, Charlton, Auburn, Spencer, and Shrewsbury)
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It's time for a new list of ideas for pop-bys and mailings.  For June, the focus is on Golf!  See how many of the following ideas you can implement: Customer Appreciation Events 1.  Have a Father's Day Golf Outing.  Invite your favorite dads in your client database to join you for a round of golf...