Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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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 James Sanson - Ranked in the TOP 1% of Arizona, Homes for sale in Maricopa AZ
(Sonoran Properties)
Comments 2
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)
Comments 42
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 Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield,Wilton,Greenwich,NewCanaan, Brookfield,Newtown,Roxbury,Bridgewater,Washington,Sherman, Luxury Homes,WaterFront,Equestrian,NewConstruction
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
Comments 0
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 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 3 Bedroom Home for Sale in Sherman CT | 2 Oak Dr   Are you on the lookout for an arresting beach community home with grand interior design, and spacious and cozy rooms that are great for entertaining family and friends? Then your search has finally come to an end with this Holiday P...
By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
Comments 3
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 PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 2
    …that your client thought of you first. They could have referred 2 other agents, but you got the business.   The average person knows 3 real estate agents. You are competing with 2 other real estate agents for 1 person’s business.   Simply stated: You need to stay top-of-mind to secure more ...
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 20
  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 PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 2
    You can’t make someone buy or sell, but you can make them think of you first. Here's how:   Most real estate activity will happen between the months of May and August.   The average person knows 3 realtors. You have 30 days to eliminate the other 2 realtors that are going after the same busi...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 19
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 Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 45
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 Debbie James Somers & Company, Debbie James
(Somers & Company)
Comments 1
The Food and Music Scene Around 30A Luxury Homes   Dive into the exhilarating food and music scene around 30A luxury homes. When food and music comes together, it produces the best symphony in bringing people together. There’s nothing like an amazing weekend in South Walton filled with live perfo...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 0
    What's important to homeowners?   A) Knowing their business matters… B) Knowing the value of neighborhood homes… C) Knowing you’re THE agent to turn to for their real estate needs…   How can you prove this? A) …Get cozy with your contacts by sending them personalized emails showing that you ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
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 Richard Woodward NMLS#217454, Service Beyond Expectations! Your Texas Lender
(Interlinc Mortgage Services, LLC #205696)
Comments 0
DFW Realtors MCE Class Sell listings even with foundation issues March 18th, 2015 4:54 PM by Richard Woodward LUNCH AND LEARN Sell More Homes With Conventional Renovation LendingWhen: Tuesday, April 7th 10:30 – 1:30pmWhere: Chicago Title 5000 Legacy Drive, Suite 150 Plano TX 75024Your Title Guy,...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
Comments 2
Lakeland FL Real Estate Brokers List Pros of Moving in Spring   Moving in spring can really be one of the best decisions you could make this year if you ask Lakeland 55+ communities real estate brokers. After all, it’s that time of the year when flowers are in bloom and when changes seem very tim...
By Phillip Brady
(Pawleys Seaside Realty)
Comments 3
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)
Comments 1
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 Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
Comments 1
  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 Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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How to Prepare Your South Tampa Home for an Open Inspection   When you decide to open your home for sale in South Tampa area for inspection, you are given the opportunity to show it off at its best to prospective buyers. Remember that you only get one chance to make a first impression so make sur...