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?


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By Wade Webb
(Royal Lepage Kelowna)
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  In the real estate industry we tend to largely focus on our client database, sphere of influence and the people that know you, like you and trust you. I was reminded the other day of an incredibly lucrative part of my business which was my agent to agent database. For more than 2 decades I gene...
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 interested in learning about the Condo community known as Indian Head Forest in Commack Long Island, just follow along as Realtors Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila provide you with the Community Profile:          Indian Head Forest in Commack Long Island 11725 can be reached from Jericho Tu...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, Luxury Homes, Water Front Properties, Equestrian
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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How Landscaping Can Protect Your Candlewood Lake Home Against Fire   Beautiful and well-maintained landscaping gives your home more than just curb appeal and value - it can also be the first line of defense between your Candlewood Lake Danbury CT home and natural disasters like fire, wind, and fl...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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Top 7 Colors For Your South Tampa Home’s Front Door to Attract Buyers   You already know that improving your home’s curb appeal before putting it up for sale in the real estate listings in South Tampa may increase the chances of selling it faster. You may start this project by choosing a great co...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, Luxury Homes, Water Front Properties, Equestrian
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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3 Bedroom Danbury CT Home For Sale near WCS University | 4 Grove Place    This is a great opportunity you cannot miss! Own this Danbury ranch style home for sale located near town. Have the convenience of walking to schools, shops, hospitals and enjoy the privacy of a quiet neighborhood. This 3 b...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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The game of life is one of winning and losing.  We all get our share of both.  I prefer to win, and I’ll be the first to admit it.  If you can’t be first, you might as well be last.  I know that statement irritates most people, but if you would think about that for a moment, you would understand...
By Michael Downer
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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6 Downsizing Tips When Moving to Your New Glenbrooke Condo    Let’s face it. Moving from a 3-bedroom house to a more cozy home like the beautiful Glenbrooke condos in Bridgewater NJ, means some adjustment. Chances are, it will be impossible to fit all the stuff you’ve accumulated over the years i...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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These are the two "just listed" postcards that will be mailed today announcing this new to the market listings.  I'll me sending 2000 for each home, and I expect there will be many homes that receive both postcards.  I love it when that happens, and it creates that much more enthusiasm for those...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield, Bethel,Kent,Brookfield, Newtown, Redding,Roxbury,Bridgewater, Luxury Homes, Water Front Properties, Equestrian
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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Danbury CT Home For Sale With Great Room | 4 Grove Place This ranch style Danbury CT home for sale is a great opportunity you cannot pass! Located in a quiet neighborhood, this home with a privacy fence is walkable to most  shops, schools and banks for your convenience. Enjoy great living in thi...
By Joeann Fossland, Master Certified Coach to Motivated Agents
(Advantage Solutions Group)
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Bottom Line about September 22   On September 22, you have 100 days left in the rest of 2014! What about taking on a challenge to make this the best 100 business days you have ever had?   Last 100 Days of The Year! If you are up for it, here’s what to do: Review where you are year to date Set you...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Dead Realtor Lane, Revisited While reading Debbie Laity ’s post this past week and a post by Debbie and John McCormack  a while back it reminded me of one of one of my first jobs out of college and a lesson that I learned while buying timber in the suburbs of Detroit. After leaving the US Forest ...
By Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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Mashta Point home-Key Biscayne   Mashta Point, originally built by William J. Matheson as his private cove and deepwater anchorage when he owned much of Key Biscayne, is hitting the market for a whopping $60 million, This makes it Mashta Point Dade County's most expensive listing, and will be Mia...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
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  Would you like to sell more homes?   If you would like to sell more homes than how many more would you like to sell? Watch this!Come on it is just you talking with you about this how many more would you like to sell? Seriously? Write down a number, go ahead write it down now no one is watching....
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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This chart reflects the production in Franklin MA of the top three agents doing business in that town.  Lorraine Kuney of The Kuney Todaro Team has closed 40 Franklin MA homes in 8 month and a total of 50 homes that include other towns.  Lorraine is the "most frequently hired agent in Franklin M...
By Steve Kantor, Best Agent Business - Virtual Assistance
(BEST AGENT BUSINESS)
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This is a quick list of ideas from some of our clients of recent work we have done and work tasks to delegate to us or wish list items you want us to GET DONE. Buyer Older Lead Online Survey: To resolve, cleanup, and qualify some older and email only leads, we do an online survey, (see HERE). Sel...
By Eileen Burns, FL Luxury Homes Hollywood Lakes,Golden Isles/Beach
(Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach)
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  Slogan OR Pitch   The proverbial question always arises:  What do you do?   Who can describe themselves in 30 seconds or less and let the person receiving the information get a clear picture?  And so it begins….   SCRATCH THE ITCH WITH RICH contest   When you have been involved in the Florida r...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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More and more lately I've been reading about the "next disaster" for the housing market.  The consensus among some economists is that loan modifications were merely a band-aid, not a cure. They were done under the (incorrect) assumption that the economy was getting strong, and that by now people ...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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Thye #1 reason why clients quit doing business with us is so easily avoided - and yet agents are notorious for putting this activity at the bottom of their lists of things to do.  What is it? Clients forget us because we forget them.  The importance of staying in touch with past clients is the on...
By Renae Bolton, I'm your Professional Real Estate Marketing VA!
(Marketing 4 Realtors)
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30 Days of Marketing Opportunities - Day 20This series of 30 Days of Marketing Opportunities will give you 30 projects or tasks that your Virtual Assistant can handle on your behalf, generating leads that will ultimately generate more income for you!  These are tasks that do not require a lot of ...
By Tammie White, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
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Today, I received a call from a buyer. She had registered on my website a couple of months ago and was receiving new property updates daily. She has been contemplating a move here for several months. While reading my website, she read about the benefits of buyer's agency. She had an appointment t...