Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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Using the wrong word makes whole sentences make no sense, so it really does pay to learn which is proper.   Three problem pairs that I've been seeing a lot lately are: Compliment /complement Loose / lose Devices / devises Let's start at the top: A compliment is something you pay when you say some...
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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Why Hire a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Candlewood Lake Home   It is always best advised to hire the assistance of a real estate agent when selling your Candlewood Lake home for sale. Although the law does not oblige home buyers and sellers to hire a real estate agent, some states require ...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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Lakeland FL Real Estate Brokers List Top 5 Mistakes Retirees Make   It is not rare that Lakeland 55+ Communities real estate brokers see retirees dive into decisions of renovating, relocating, or downsizing without careful planning. These can make them prone to committing mistakes that are costly...
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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What Can You Tell Me About The Hamlet Estates In Jericho?   The Hamlet Estates in Jericho New York is a 24 hour guard-gated luxury single family home community on Long Island’s famed North Shore.      Opened in 2006, The Hamlet Estates is one of three Hamlet communities in Jericho, and it is the ...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
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Fantastic 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Gilbert In Prestigious Lyons Gate! This Fantastic 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Gilbert is Across Street From Community Park! Newer 2007-Build Fantastic 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Gilbert with 2-Car Garage. Fantastic Granite, Breakfast-Bar Eat-In Kitchen is...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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This is the postcard that will be mailed today to several condo communities that are in the lower price range of condos in Franklin MA.  With all of the great financing incentives for first time home buyers, this condo price range is within a reasonable range for them to make a purchase.  There ...
By Tim Anderson
(Windermere Real Estate Northern Arizona)
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Click here to see more pictures and detailed information.     Schedule a Showing Prescott Valley Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Current Market Trends What is Your Home Worth? PrescottFineHomes Website The Chandler Anderson Group Windermere Real Es...
  If you're one of those P.C. Grinches that doesn't want to hear anything about Santa, than this piece isn't for you.  But for all those of you who want to find a lesson in marketing through the spirit of Christmas, read on. I don't care what you may or may not celebrate.  My hope for each and ev...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 84770)
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Your castle awaits in southern Utah.     Whatever the object of desire or combination of features in a home that please, southern Utah has something for everyone! From a 450 square foot resort condominium to a 7,500 square foot sprawling estate, Washington County, Utah area offers a life-style of...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
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Sun City easy living in this well maintained 2 bedroom, 2 bath home with a bonus room for office, study or daybed. Landscaping and yard maintenance included in HOA fees! Well designed floor plan with efficient use of space includes kitchen open to dining and family room. Always lots of activities...
Young.  Is it about age...or is it about a state of mind? I'd argue that it may be neither. Since I was a kid, I've been told that I am an "old soul".  Yet now that I'm older, I like to think that I have a youthful perspective on business.   Let's face it.  As we get older, many people become jad...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
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OH MY! 4 Day's Left Before Christmas Last Minute Shopping Ideas You can get gift cards in the checkout line of most major supermarkets, at your favorite retailers, or online. Amazon is selling their gift cards in cute little tins    Candy is one of those all-purpose gifts But if you're looking fo...
By J. Casey Losh, CEO
(Ewing and Clark)
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*Synced from Seattle and Real Estate Blog Despite the long-held idea that winter is the slow season for residential real estate, new data based on a two-year study by Redfin shows that December through March could actually be the prime window for selling your home – and selling it quickly for mo...
By Dennis J. Zisa, 25 years in So. Jersey and the Greater Camden area
(Dennis J. Zisa & Associates, Inc.)
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Single Family Home for sale in Camden, NJ OverviewMapsPhotos $67,500 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Bathroom Located 2 blocks from the Camden water front and has been completly renovated. Location 428 Jackson St.Camden, NJ 08103USA Dennis J. Zisa Dennis J. Zisa & Assoc., Inc.(856) ...
By Kyle Reyes
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If you're like're sick and tired of being duped by mobile ads. You know what I'm talking about - the ads that fool you into accidentally clicking them. The companies placing the ads are clever.  More and more of them are being designed in a way that increases the chances that users will ...
By Rob Kinnon
(BuyPlaya Real Estate Advisors)
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With 14 residences constructed with an independent avant-garde architectural design, this new condominium complex is designed with modern lifestyles in mind. Each condominium offers 142 square meters divided into 2 levels. The first level is the social area of the home, with a full kitchen, dinni...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
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This Friday is going to be spent getting some reviews in Yelp as it has a most complete set of reviews available through Application Progamming Interface. Yelp also has more advanced algorithms to filter out paid reviews.Yelp is supposed to a better place for reviews over the paid sites and becau...
By John F Muscarella, Broker/Owner, Plymouth County / Cape Cod, MA
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    Latest statistics on housing sales around the South Shore and Plymouth, Massachusetts & Cape Cod. If interested check them out here:  November 2014 Housing Data   Please call us with questions or comments.  We'd enjoy hearing from you.
By Dennis J. Zisa, 25 years in So. Jersey and the Greater Camden area
(Dennis J. Zisa & Associates, Inc.)
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for sale in Camden, NJ OverviewMapsPhotos $165,000   Main Features  Mixed use building with a commercial store front and 3 residential apts. All but the commercial space is occupied. It is currently set up as a clothing store. This is an investors dream, located on a very busy street, greatm for...
You've been going about it all wrong.   You thought you were making more money by spending less money.  You thought you were growing the business by tightening your belt. You were wrong. This is the quick lesson in how to give yourself an immediate raise by spending more money. What's Your Worth?...