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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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

 
By Alan May, Evanston & Northshore of Chicago real estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential)
Comments 99
The general public believes that the Realtor determines the price.  Particularly the online general public (and isn't that really everyone these days?) "Those damn Realtors, they're always pushing the prices up and up so they can make more commission"  or "Those damn Realtors, they're always sett...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
Comments 36
Let’s dispel the mystery of marketing luxury real estate.  The truth about marketing is pricing the home right.  Then you show it off in the best light.  That means providing the best possible presentation packaging and using those exposure tools to reach buyers and agents who represent them. The...
By Brian England, Realtor, GRI, MBA, Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 28
For all of your East Valley AZ Real Estate needs visit RealEstateinEastValleyAZ I have never been great with my marketing efforts, but when I was new to the business I seemed to do fairly well on the internet, so when things get slow, I usually try to ramp up my efforts there.  The 3 things I am ...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
Comments 7
Staying ahead of the crowd | The power of the postcard. Whether it's gaining new ideas or adopting another standard of marketing and advertising, I can say with confidence to stay with what works first, then add accordingly.  The JUST LISTED postcard is an inexpensive way to put the neighborhood ...
By Joel Jadofsky, One of the Top Realtors in Panama City Beach Area
(Keller Williams - homes for sale - Florida - Gulf - Beach )
Comments 0
Open HouseSunday, 8/30 from 1pm to 3pm208 Emerald Coast Club Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407$129,000                    !Lowest Priced Detached Home in Palm Cove!Awesome gated community one block off Front Beach. Two community Pools, walking distance to restaurants, shopping and entertainment. ...
By Connie Wolff, Connie Wolff
(RE/MAX Select Realty)
Comments 2
Top Tips for First-Time Point Breeze Pittsburgh PA Home Sellers Most real estate articles focus a lot about tips on buying new Point Breeze homes for sale in Pittsburgh. Rarely do you find any advice for first-time home sellers, which adds to the stress and confusion of home-selling: Where do I s...
It's time for another episode of The Not-So-Silent Partner Marketing!  In Episode 11, here's what we're discussing:1.  When To Hand Off The Reins Of Marketing. 2.  Having Your Own Domain.3.  How to Utilize A Website. Watch the episode ... or listen to it while driving.  Share your thoughts in the...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 5
This grammar lesson is by request… and it's a tricky one!              Why use semicolons? Semicolons are most often used to add variety and flow. You might look at them as cosmetics for your writing. They add variety and allow you to separate related thoughts while incorporating them into once s...
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 13
  Working with Buyers in Nassau and Suffolk County Long Island is rewarding for us asRealtors. As each transaction is different, sometimes it's almost like putting pieces of a puzzle together until the process is completed.We enjoy working with our Buyer Clients and strive to find them the perfec...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
Comments 2
4 Easy Home Staging Ideas for Your Grasslands Lakeland FL Home Are you preparing to sell your home home in Grassland Golf Community? If you want your property to look like it is worth every penny of the sum you are asking, then you must put your home’s best foot forward. Increase your home's appe...
By Kelly Young, Colorado Springs Real Estate ~ 719-226-0126
(The Platinum Group Realtors)
Comments 1
As much as we would like to be 100 percent accurate the world of real estate sales is always evolving. I recently had a conversation with a seller about why their house has not sold.  Good traffic, good feedback but no offers. In following up with an agent after a second showing we learned the bu...
By Keji Ogunleye, GRI, SFR, KejiYour Realtor
(Fairfax Realty, Inc)
Comments 3
Just Sold in Pointer Ridge Bowie By Keji Ogunleye We Just Sold another beautiful property in Pointer Ridge Bowie for full price in 2 days!!!.  TO BUY A HOME IN Bowie: Call 301-6132-403TO SELL A HOME IN Bowie: Call 301-613-2043 ADDRESS OF THE PROPERTY: 16112 POINTER RIDGE DR , BOWIE, MD 20716   De...
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 4
Another Long Island 55+ Condo was SOLD courtesy of Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila Agranoff, And Again It's At...   Leisure Village in Ridge NY     This 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath Updated Baronet  Floor Plan Condo at Leisure Village in Ridge Long Island had an attached garage and sunroom, and looked onto a...
By Patrizia "Trish" Giassa
(Keller Williams Realty, North Central New Jersey)
Comments 0
Mid-Year Market Update - Sutton Woods Condos Chatham, NJ  AUGUST 2015 – Condos in Sutton Woods are trading quickly! Since January, 14 homes have sold and in record time.  Average days on market are sitting low at 38.  The minimum price paid was $225,000 for  a 1BR, 1 Bath Auden Model at 173 Terra...
By Keji Ogunleye, GRI, SFR, KejiYour Realtor
(Fairfax Realty, Inc)
Comments 0
            3507 Millvale Rd, Baltimore, MD                     Get Directions Click Here                                                                                                                                      Description                                                            Ph...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 0
Orlando FL Home For Sale - 10618 Whitman Cir Enjoy the convenience of living just minutes from Sea World, Universal Studios, Disney World, Convention Center, Orlando International Airport, dining, and shopping! This charming, updated, energy efficient, MOVE IN READY two-bedroom/two bath, 1200+ s...
By Keji Ogunleye, GRI, SFR, KejiYour Realtor
(Fairfax Realty, Inc)
Comments 0
            3730 LUMAR DR, Fort Washington, Maryland                     Get Directions Click Here                                                                                                                                      Description                                                     ...
By Keji Ogunleye, GRI, SFR, KejiYour Realtor
(Fairfax Realty, Inc)
Comments 0
              8608 SAFFRON DR, Lanham, MD                     Under Contract                                                                                                                                                                          Description                                        ...
By Wade Webb
(Royal Lepage Kelowna)
Comments 1
Dale Carnegie said “The world’s greatest conversationalist was someone who said little or nothing.” I believe the greatest skill as a salesman is the skill to ask questions and being able to be still, quiet and just listen.One of the most difficult skills in sales, even for myself and for the sal...
By Connie Wolff, Connie Wolff
(RE/MAX Select Realty)
Comments 2
Point Breeze 2 Story Victorian Home for Sale | 629 Hastings St Pittsburgh PA Move in and enjoy this stylish 2 story Victorian home for sale in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania! Nestled in the sought-after Point Breeze neighborhood, this wonderfully maintained home graciously offers 3 bedrooms, 2 and a hal...