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?


Those are good questions and fortunately you've come to the right place for answers. ActiveRain's 300,00+ real estate industry professional chat about these topics and many more on a daily basis right here on the following pages.


If you're looking for more information on how to use social media and blogging to promote your business, you'll find it here. Lead generation and lead conversion ideas – you'll find those here too.


Everything a real estate professionals needs to know about marketing his or her business can be found in this section of every agent's favorite social networking site, ActiveRain.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

 
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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I am not suggesting you quit your "day job"... you can continue to sell homes in whatever market you are working in now...I am suggesting you incorporate and transition Luxury Home Sales into your business.Here are 5 surprising and good reasons to do so.. Video - 5 Surprising ReasonsFree Luxury H...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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Monday Morning Motivator    We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.- Ralph Waldo Emerson     Today I will be sailing into uncharted territory here in the high desert...
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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Want To Know What It Takes To Be Successful Realtors On Long Island? The best way is by letting some of our past clients speak for us: "Larry and Sheila have a special way of being very genuine towards their clients while being assertive to achieve their objectives. They worked very hard in advis...
By Anna Banana Kruchten - Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!, Broker/Owner
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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It's Friday Fun Time  - Are you up for a Half Flight of Bacon? I bet you think I'm joking!   I can hear your disbelief .....   Wine comes in flights or half flights, right? Not Bacon!  There is no such thing as a half flight of Bacon, is there?   Bacon is being served with half flights of wine? C...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Listing agents and buyer agents market differently.  We are listing agents, and our marketing starts offline.  Potential sellers who are thinking of calling a real estate agent for a market analysis will not usually go online to search for that agent.  Direct mail marketing is the most powerful m...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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    It does not matter how big or how small your business is, we are all in the marketing business. If we do not find ways to generate interest in our product or our business, we will not be in business. One of the things that I like about the ActiveRain platform is that it gives me opportunities...
By Rich Levin
(Real Estate Grad School)
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How many times a week do you hear the classic question, “so, how’s the market?” How do you know if it’s polite conversation or a potential client checking you out? Talking points — pre-planned responses to common questions — are a great way to make sure you don’t drop the ball when someone expres...
By Rebecca St. Thomas
(AmeriFirst Financial)
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 This 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Home For Sale in Mountainview Ranch features 3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms with 1,504 Square Feet as well as a lot size of 1,504. The front yard of this 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Home For Sale in Mountainview Ranch displays easy to maintain rocks, large river rocks, and a bouga...
By Magnets USA
(Magnets USA®)
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Periscope. You’ve probably seen the word buzzing around Twitter.But what is it, and how can it impact the future of your business? Before we jump into ways you can use Twitter’s first live-stream app, watch this short video from the Wall Street Journal:Cool, huh? But like the video mentioned, you...
By Matthew Klinowski
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Naples offers first-class dining, miles of beautiful beaches, and more golf holes than just about any other community in the country. With low tax rates (No state income taxes in Florida) and job growth projected to outpace every other city in the United States, the luxury you've always dreamed o...
By Jason Wells, ESQ
(Keller Williams Realty East Valley)
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18811 North 19th Ave #1004This first floor condo features 774 square feet and one bedroom with one bath. There is even a cozy little patio out back, too. The community is fantastic and features private tennis courts, community pool, spa, and racquet ball and is conveniently located near the Nort...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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Click here to see more pictures and detailed information.     Schedule a Showing Sanford Homes For Sale Benchmark Moves You Search for Homes on MLS Sanford Homes for Sale Seminole County Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Seminole County Homes for Sale What is Your Home Worth? Torey Ei...
By Wes Shields
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Attention First Time Home Buyers!Charming 3 bedroom home that is perfect for first time home buyers or investors. This home has been maintained very well, is Move in ready, and has great floor plan. The living room is large with lots of natural light, out back you will find a covered back deck a...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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Here is a short 30 second video about your competition...How do you compete with a so-called "big hitters" in your Luxury Home Market? Video - CompetitionFree Luxury Home Sales ConsultLuxury Home Sales TrainingTo your success,Hugh
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
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THis Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath RV Parking HUD Home-Phoenix has Large lot on a cul-de-sac. This Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath RV Parking HUD Home-Phoenix features brick fireplace, stonework throughout the kitchen and entry and stainless steel appliances. At this Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath RV Parking HUD Home-Ph...
By Rich Barker, Rich Barker Keller Williams Realty Luxury Homes
(Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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This 6 Bedroom 7 Bathroom Home For Sale in 85253 features 6 Bedrooms and 7 Bathrooms with 7,155 Square Feet and a lot size of 43,560 Square Feet. The front of this 6 Bedroom 7 Bathroom Home For Sale in 85253 has a beautiful grass front lawn with a privately gated driveway and features a 5 car gar...
  As a Realtor, we all know the old adage, “Everything Works”, so we all try to strive to be better through different venues and save money wherever possible, at least most of us. I was doing some research when I came across “EDDM”, every door direct mail, where you bundle and bring your postcard...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
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Tired of home shopping? Well, it all stops here at this Sweet 4 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Mesa! This Sweet 4 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Mesa is ideally situated right across the street from the community park. The Sweet 4 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Mesa is located elementary school on a premium ...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
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Mesa Beauty! This Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Mesa has 2-Car Garage. Granite-Breakfast-Bar Eat-In Kitchen With Stainless Dishwasher can be foind in this Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Mesa. This Sweet 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Mesa has Large Living Room and Family Room with Lots Of ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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I just read a question on the Q &A section posed by Maureen Harmonay  who asked, “Do you require buyers’ agents to accompany their clients during showings of your listings?” I thought I’d share my thoughts on this topic. We are listing agents, and our main focus is to deliver our sellers to the c...