Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 30
The SEO rules keep on changing! They wanted 200 words post, increased to 300 and now 500! (Excuse my limited SEO knowledge, please!) However, have we ever thought of the length of a post from reader's perspective? Who else can think of it other than Barbara Todaro ? Here's her thoughts on this in...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL .com books, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too?
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 44
If you have ever made boo-boos personal or otherwise, then you have unsold yourself. You have caused others to take a look at you and it is a step backward. THINK:  Your personal stock just took a dip. Depending on how you handle the faux pas (or worse) will determine how far you fall. There are ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 51
“The Eye Buys” is a favorite phrase of mine to use when referencing the curb appeal of a home for sale.  Could this phrase also have somewhat of an influence on how one selects a real estate agent?  Let’s hope it’s not the sole factor one considers when a choice needs to be made on hiring an age...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
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A MUST SEE Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Sun City West!!!!! This TOTAL UPDATED Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Sun City West's NEW KITICHEN, NEW BATHROOM, NEW FLOORING, JUST NEW NEW NEW! THE MASTER BEDROOM in this Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Sun City West IS VERY LARGE WITH IT ONLY...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 115
Are We Sharing Too Much Information?   Or Not Enough?       Do we really need to know if your bum is clean enough to go commando?   I dare say - this may be too much information…   "Butt" this is a blog post about real estate and that brings me to this question:   How much should we share about o...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
Comments 1
This Great 2 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Sun City West is located in a nice neighborhood with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. This Great 2 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Sun City West also has large living room as well as a family room, both an eat-in kitchen and a formal dining area. This Great 2 Bedroo...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
Comments 1
Sweet 3 Bedroom 3 Bath HUD Home in San Tan Valley. The stone covered round entry in this Sweet 3 Bedroom 3 Bath HUD Home in San Tan Valley will have you feeling like you are entering your very own Castle. Whip up some gourmet meals in this Sweet 3 Bedroom 3 Bath HUD Home in San Tan Valley's spaci...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
Comments 1
This open floorplan Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Maricopa plus a den in Glennwilde will make a wonderful place to call home. The large family room in this Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Maricopa is open to the kitchen with tons of cabinets, island, and black appliances. Just off the fam...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 38
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 Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
Comments 2
There has not been much activity on the Maple Heights real estate market this week. During the week, there were 3 new listings, 18 contingent listings, price was change in 2 of the listed properties, and there were 5 sales NEW LISTINGS House listed with Deborah P. Kerr,    House listed with James...
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 16
The Condo market is doing well on The North Shore Of Long Island.     Time and time again buyers are saying...   It was just here. Where'd that Condo go? Okay, how about the one I wasn't sure about last week? What, I just blinked and that's Under Contract also? I know this one is available becaus...
By Gena Bolton, Sandestin, Destin and South Walton 30A Real Estate
(SoWal 30A Your Beach Awaits | World Impact Real Estate)
Comments 4
JUST LISTED:  Beachfront Condo in Hidden Dunes-Miramar Beach Florida.  "Gulfside" Hidden Dunes is a gated beachfront community including cottages, villas, and condos. 9815 US Hwy 98 Unit 904, Miramar Beach, FL  32550 is available at $470,000. An attractive beachfront condo is FULLY FURNISHED and ...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
Comments 7
When you are in the "can I help you" real estate service industry, you develop a wide range of methods to deliver information. What is put online is expansive, neat, complete. Because many real estate buyers are too busy to call, email during the day. And it is finally 10:30 at night by the time ...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
Comments 21
After a presentation in Mill Creek I went to lunch with the managing broker and my co-worker and good friend Kelly Clark to talk about the logistics for our new #mobilecomcamp 3 clock hour class coming up in April at the Alderwood Mall In Lynnwood, Washington. At Kelly’s suggestion we went to Azu...
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 15
Another Long Island Co-op was Rented by Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila, Real Estate Associated Broker and RE Salesperson, and again it's at:   Country Club Gardens in W. Babylon New York This was a 1 bedroom 1 bath Co-op Apartment at Country Club Gardens. It was an upper level unit with Heat include...
By Randy Mitchelson, Internet Marketing Expert, Author, Activist
( and Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
Comments 1
In baseball, the most successful hitters focus on singles and doubles but every player enjoys a home run. Recently, our team hit a home run when we landed a website project for arguably the largest supplier of nuclear cabling products in the world.  Instead of a baseball bat, our equipment was th...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 22
"If I were." "If I was." Which is correct? Something I read yesterday just didn't look right, so I had to go and look it up. The question in my mind was whether it was proper to say "If I were" or "If I was."   My reading revealed the fact that much of the confusion stems from song lyrics. It see...
By Bruce Walter
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana)
Comments 16
    Thorntown, IN 46071 Triplex rental Income property for sale near Main Street located at 104-108 South Market Street, Thorntown IN 46071.                        SOLD !!! Thorntown IN 46071 triplex rental income property near Main Street shopping and restaurants is now a closed sale! Thorntown ...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
Comments 3
Walterboro SC Home For Sale - 304 Maxey St    Allow yourself to be enticed by the alluring beauty of this Walterboro SC Home for sale! A warm welcome awaits you in this dazzling property on a 0.32 acre lot with 1,234 sqft of living space. This single story - traditional style residence offers 3 ...
By Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint, North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227
Comments 21
It is not my imagination ! We all have had down turns in our business.  We look closely at all we are doing.  Sometimes we come to the conclusion it is just outside forces that are not in sync with 'our' best interests.  Many will say that is just our imagination and I will say that this is not m...