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 Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Small Office, Big Service
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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I just had a guy stop by my office about an hour ago to promote his printing and business card business.   I was busy but  I took his card .  Later on I went to the web site on the card. The web site was functional although not too impressive.   My attention was drawn back to the business card he...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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Charleston SC Home for sale - 1702 Eallystockert Rd  One lucky family will get the chance to enjoy this dazzling Charleston SC Home for sale! You will instantly fall for this charming home situated in the desired neighborhood of Hemmingwood! It is nestled on a 0.15 acre cul-de-sac lot with 1,445...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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  Your clients have been hibernating.But the weather has changed. Spring is a few weeks away. It is time to wake them up.   Your last listing… Did a past client of yours call you to sell their home? Or was it a referral like most of your business every year? If it was a referral, have you ever st...
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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Another Suffolk County Long Island Condo was SOLD by Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila, Real Estate Associate Broker and Real Estate Salesperson.   This time it's in Middle Island New York In Birchwood At Spring Lake.   This was a 2 bedroom 2 bath Ranch Floor Plan with a Den that we SOLD.   The Buyer r...
By Will Hamm
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 14
Here is something I have been working on for a while and finally have a company that will do it, we still may change a couple of things on it. What it it??? Well you can use it in the kitchen.  It can be use by kids, women and men.  It will hang on a suction cup. Do you have it yet? It will be fo...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 35
Whenever we receive a phone call for a market analysis, we always ask the caller where he/she found us.  We usually receive the same two answers, and they are either via a “postcard” or the answer is “we see you everywhere.” Whenever we hear the latter answer, I know that there are a combination...
Buckle up. Today we’re going on a ride of hyper-targeting. I’m going to challenge everything you thought you knew about advertising. You’re going to want to call your marketing team in after reading this. Last week, I was inundated with a mix of emails, phone calls and comments after I wrote a pi...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
Comments 30
In the realm of strategic branding, the ultimate coup is creating and defining your own brand category and then becoming the “category killer” (think Kleenex, Scotch Tape, iPod). This is what you want to strive for in marketing luxury real estate: staking your claim on a market niche that is unc...
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
Top 10 Items Long Island Home Buyers Are Now Looking For   Here on Long Island, buyers are out and about viewing homes even though the Cold Winter Weather is in the air. The following are the Top 10 Items that our buyers have on their "Wish List".  Wonder if these are the same Top 10 items all ov...
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)
Comments 22
Happy Newlyweds Closed on their new home today It was wonderful helping Riley & Angella close on their new home after getting married only three days prior. One Couldn't ask for a better gift to each other - a new home. Here is wishing you two much happiness and many fond memories in your new Aus...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 12
When we market, we must be in the right frame of mind and be able to focus on our subject matter.  We need to be clear-minded and think about nothing other than the topic that we are reducing to writing.  How do you clear your mind of all other thoughts? What works best for me is to focus on som...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 34
Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert inspired me with her post Can You Handle the Truth. No one wants to intentionally tell a lie.  On the other hand everyone wants to be liked and this fact can prevent people from saying what needs to be said.  I am not saying that you should offer a truthfu...
By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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9726 W. Fossil Creek Road Strawberry, Az 85544 Beautiful Strawberry Home! Home   Virtual Tour   Photo Gallery   Property Map   Financing   Request Showing   Contact Me   Tamra Lee Ulmer A-REO BROKEROffice: 928-474-2550: Mobile: 928-978-5180: Price : $202,000.00 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 2.00 Squa...
By Ernie Gonzales, Keller Williams Realty Henderson NV
(The Gonzales Team at Keller Williams Realty )
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  Just Listed Fixer Upper in  Henderson NV Gonzales Team of Keller Williams Realty Listed By Ernie Gonzales 702-291-8126 10424 S. Eastern Ave. #200 Henderson NV 89052    902 Ambusher Henderson NV 89014 $180,000, 3 bed, 2 bath, 1460 Square Feet Just listed located in the popular Whitney Ranch neig...
By Bill Gassett, Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
Comments 88
Pinterest For Real Estate Are you using Pinterest as one of your social media platforms of choice? If not you should seriously consider doing so as it is one of the fastest growing social media platforms. Pinterest is a great way of promoting your Real Estate business and of course your expertise...
By Kyle Reyes
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So we've spent a couple of weeks now dealing with this whole "RFP" application for a prospective client. A buddy of mine who is a business consultant sums it up nicely. "Request For Propaganda." Isn't that really all that it is, besides a huge pain in the butt? "Here - look at us - we are the bes...
By The Steller Group, Colorado's #1 Keller Williams Team
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After judging 375 extraordinary individuals, the Denver Business Journal has selected our own Mr. Conrad Steller to be in its Class of 2015 40 under 40 honorees. Conrad was announced as a winner in the February 13 issue of the DBJ and will be honored at the annual luncheon on March 16. Conrad’s a...
By Tim and Julie Harris
(Tim & Julie Harris® Real Estate Coaching)
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Today on Real Estate Coaching Radio   What Is Your Single BEST Source of Listing Leads? In a word: expireds. Today we're going to discuss what makes expired listings such a wonderful opportunity for listing lead generation, and more importantly, we're giving you some insider tips on how to corre...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Barclay Downs Homes An up to date look at Barclay Downs homes for sale and Barclay Downs neighborhood information. Barclay Downs is a Swim and Tennis Community, located in South Charlotte within walking distance of Southpark-incredible. Here you will find that Barclay Downs homes for sale are mos...
By Kyle Reyes
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It was a childhood classic. And one that might leave you considering Marcia Brown to be a marketing genius. You may not remember her name. But I’m pretty sure most of you remember her children’s book – “Stone Soup”. It’s a must-have for your kids AND your office. It’s the story of three soldiers...