Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

By Tai DeSa
(Keller Williams Allentown)
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For some REALTORS®, the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is a dead zone with no sales and lots of financial stress.  However, some REALTORS® build their market share with consistent closings during the holidays while capturing tons of future business at holiday gatherings.Multiple O...
By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert and CEO/Founder of Pr
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Many times, an open house is something a Realtor® dreads. Will anyone come? Will they be interested in anything more than the snacks? Will you end up with a ton of random snacks left over? Will anyone remember your specific property given the other open houses also going on?Unfortunately, most Re...
By Joel Jadofsky, One of the Top Realtors in Panama City Beach Area
(Keller Williams - homes for sale - Florida - Gulf - Beach )
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Happy Thanksgiving!   Team Jadofsky want's to wish everyone a very special Thanksgiving day! Its the time to really wind down, relax, and enjoy your time with family! Its a special time so really just take a load off and have fun with the family.   The holiday season just gets me going! I enjoy t...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Advertisement we notice driving on Lincoln Blvd in Venice, CA. Well as I was driving along I notice this great Sidewalk Advertisement and needed to share with my friends who are patrons of the Arts.... Needless to say this inspired to post one of our Artwork... well I will post that later. In the...
By Nattalie de la Mothe
(Solid Source Realty)
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It is taking me way too much time to get these announcement letters out to my spheres, but as in my nature, I tend to over-think most things. To me, this is super important. I want maximum impact with these announcements especially since I am looking to jolt my sphere into a call to action to sen...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Did you know that 46 percent of working Americans say their job demands interfere with their family life "sometimes or often”? REALTORS® know firsthand the difficulty of maintaining a healthy work/life balance. With technology like smartphones, teleconferencing, mobile access to email, websites a...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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Winter Haven FL Lakefront Home for Sale with a Pool in Hart Lake Hills | 610 Hart Lake Dr Imagine your dream home - 3 bedrooms, family room with fireplace, large walk-in closet, heated swimming pool, outdoor kitchen, and gorgeous views of the lake? If this sounds like your perfect home, then chec...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® CRS, GRI ~ 512-587-5689, "Sold with Bob"
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX )
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521 Tyree RD Cedar Park TX 78613 ~~ Pending Sale ~~Offered at $289,900.00"Silverado West"This Cedar Park home was under contract in 8 days Exceptional single family home boasting over 3316 sqft living space with many owner upgrades.Located Southeast Cedar Park close to 1890 Ranch Shopping and Rou...
By Zohar "Zack" Zamir, Tenafly NJ,Bergen, County & Northern NJ Real Estat
(Keller Williams Town Life)
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By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
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Do We Live By The Odds?  With the holidays coming up and people traveling, I asked an Active Rain Question yesterday asking if you would change your plans based on travel warnings.I was interested by how many of the answers used the "odds" as part of the rationale for not changing plans....or mak...
By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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#No #One Has #More #Experience Or #Expertise To #Help You Than An #Agent Who Is A #RealtorErica Homes, LLC (803) 712-4194
By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
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  6985 Highlands Road Franklin, NC 28734 Just reduce 50K click here for more info.This beautiful 1 acre Water front property can be commercial, residential, multi family retreat, vacation rental investment, possible bed and breakfast, corporate retreat or year round home. Very unique, Cullasaja r...
By Luis Carrillo, Your Realtor for Life
(Keller Williams Realty Riverside)
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Your lender decides what you can borrow but you decide what you can afford.Lenders are careful, but they make qualification decisions based on averages and formulas. They won’t understand the nuances of your lifestyle and spending patterns quite as well as you do. So, leave a little room for the ...
By Zohar "Zack" Zamir, Tenafly NJ,Bergen, County & Northern NJ Real Estat
(Keller Williams Town Life)
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Wishing you and your loved ones a Thanksgiving filled with warmth and gratitude.  
By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia
(Long and Foster REALTORS 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia)
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During the week ending November 22, 2015 there were 21 single family homes that closed in the greater Williamsburg area. The lowest priced property was a mobile home that sold on Little Creek Dam Road for $40,000.  The highest priced property sold for $1,015,000.  It is a new home with 7,700 squa...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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3 Bedroom Hart Lake Hills Lakefront Home for Sale in Winter Haven FL | 610 Hart Lake Dr     Create wonderful memories in this stunning Hart Lake Hills home for sale in Winter Haven FL which features gorgeous lake views, a heated swimming pool, large outdoor lanai, and 3 spacious bedrooms. Built ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Sellers, listen to your agents as they want your homes to sell. Experience tells us what it will take and the facts prove it. When you wanted to list your house with us we tried to give you some advice on how to get it sold, but you didn't listen. So you listed with another agent who just wanted ...
By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
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It’s that time of year when many of us want to get geared up to start 2016 off with a bang. I’m excited about 2016. I’ve got some personal goals, some projects I want to finish, and I’d really like to be able to do at least two pull-ups and peacock pose by the end of 2016. But, I’d also like to p...
By RockStar Realty Group, Rock Stars in Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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67 North Emory Bend Place, Shenandoah, TX Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE November 29, Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 4 (4 full ) BATHROOMS | 3942 SQUARE FEET Location, Location...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Irina Jordan, shared this wonderful classic post that can be used many times over. The array of details and data will surely benefit you and your present or future clients. It is detailed and right to the point. It should also help with any gray areas, to give you an upper hand with this competit...