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 Kathleen Turner
(Keller Williams Realty)
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                                        Gorgeous Renovation on HUGE PRIVATE LOT!             Stunning Renovation on .72  Acre Private Lot! Completely Re-Done Inside & Out! New Hardi-Plank Siding, Windows & Portico! Gracious Interiors Feature New Brazilian Cherry HW's, New Designer Lighting & Pain...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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If you're confused over the proper use of apostrophes, you're not alone. In a recent questionnaire, I asked my newsletter readers if there were some topics they'd like me to cover. One reader said "Grammar! And please start with the use of apostrophes." Since the explanation is a bit long for the...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
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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 Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Trying to Stay Ahead of the Crowd with MarketingIt’s actually not that difficult to stay ahead of the crowd with marketing.  The key is to do it.  No matter what it is.  I am constantly amazed by the number of Realtors and other professionals who believe they will just get business dropping into ...
By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
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Debbie Reynolds is hosting this super contest in August that I feel inclined to enter. Yes, I have been doing a few things differently this year and it's really paying off for me. In fact, this is already my best year in terms of number of closings.Maybe to some real estate professionals, it's no...
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 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 Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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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 one se...
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 Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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    In a few days, the last 1/3rd of the year will be upon us. For some, it is time to start taking a serious look at the numbers. Today, I have been working on the business plan for the last 120 Days. According to the Devil in Napoleon Hill’s, ‘Outwitting the Devil’, any plan, even a weak one is...
By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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2710 E. Coyote Mint Circle Payson, AZ 85541 Breathtaking Chaparral Pines Home!! Home   Virtual Tour   Photo Gallery   Property Map   Financing   Request Showing   Contact Me   Tamra Lee Ulmer A-REO BROKER Office: 928-474-2550: Mobile: 928-978-5180: Price : $438,700.00 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 3....
By Kyle Reyes
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I've been harping on why you all need to start producing video for quite some time.And I've been really bullish on why you need to upload that video directly to Facebook.So I'd be a little remiss if I didn't keep you up to date on some new features for posting videos on business pages.If you are ...
Exclusive listing agent Sue Dearing with Keller Williams Realty is holding an Open House, Sunday, August 23, 2015 from 11AM to 3 PM., on this custom Santa Fe style home located in the prestigious Sycamore Rocks area of Apple Valley. This South Road home features over 3500 square feet of comfortab...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Pacific Realty)
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On August 20, 2015, reported in there were 264 distress properties in July of 2015, unchanged 0.0% from June of 2015, but gained 8.0% from July of 2014. While 17.1% were pre foreclosures, 56.1% were auctions, and 26.8% were REOs; one in every 1640 homes were in foreclosure in July ...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
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  West Lafayette Woodfield Estates 4 bedroom home for sale by Purdue Research Park on wooded lot with deck located at 3515 Woodfield, West Lafayette IN 47906.                 SOLD !!! West Lafayette Woodfield Estates 4 bedroom home for sale by Purdue Research Park on wooded lot with deck is now a...
By Debbie Harr, Realtor Homes That Click, Worthington Ohio Homes
(Homes that Click Realtors)
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Village at Chestnut Hill- Westerville Schools Overview Maps Photos Features Video $179,900 Condominium Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,638 sqftYear Built: 2005MLS #: 215031423 Location 3993 LegendColumbus, OH 43230USA Debbie Harr Homes That Click Realtors(614) 268-7...
By Debbie Harr, Realtor Homes That Click, Worthington Ohio Homes
(Homes that Click Realtors)
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Dublin Oh- Hawks Nest Overview Maps Photos Features Video $444,900 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 4,280 sqftLot: 0.49 acre(s)Year Built: 1999MLS #: 215030987 Location 7628 Kestrel Way WDublin, OH 43017USA Debbie Harr Homes That Click Realtors(614) ...
By Elite Home Sales Team, A Tenacious and Skilled Real Estate Team
(Keller Williams Realty)
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8/23/2015 Home Prices In San Clemente ByMichael Albrecht This week’s report on home values for San Clemente and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a San Clemente Realtor Michael Albrecht.  The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 6.0 percent, for new homes up ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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If you are not in a networking group, I would suggest finding one and hooking up with them. If you stick to it, you will be amazed at the results. Over the years, I have been involved in many networking groups in my local area of Fresno, California.  In 2010, I was looking for a networking group ...
By Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495
(SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) )
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A friend of mine just left the Real Estate Business because her business wasn't producing the income she had expected.  She wasn't getting referrals.It got me thinking about what it takes to leverage connections.  So I started a few new lists.  (Mom taught us that when we write things down, good ...
By Fred Light, Real Estate Video Tours for MA and NH
(| Nashua Video Tours)
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FACT:Nearly 90% + of buyers begin their search on the internet.  That's a pretty large majority! Yet, most MLS systems have a maximum number of photos they allow.  The size of the photos are not much bigger than a large postage stamp in many cases.  And to make matters worse, their systems compre...