Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(, covering California & most other states)
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Can I build a garage with the 203k program?Maybe - Yes, you can if there is no other garage on the site. If you do have a garage on site, then the new garage may be considered a luxury item and thus not be allowed. If you have a home that just needs a garage to be complete, build one with the FHA...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Facebook MarketingMy inbox was full this week with questions about the best way to use Facebook to capture business. I provided input where I could and hope those who had the inquiries follow through and see results. It really is great that so many are starting to take their social media presence...
By Svetlana Marinkovic, SecurityNational Mortgage Company
(SecurityNational Mortgage Company)
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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 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 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 Richard L. McKinney P.A., For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast!
(Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise)
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What is DISCAbout a year ago I read an article about the DISC personality test. The test was designed for employers to better understand their employees. DISC measures an individual on four character traits: D dominance, I influence, S steadiness, and C conscientiousness.  Real Estate Brokers are...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Rick Gaasenbeek, 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 compe...
By Joyce Marsh, Central Florida & The Beaches | Fine Homes
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  "Whether you lead a lifestyle of gliz and glamour, or seek peacefulness and solitude in your own private oasis, this modern dream home accomodates it all.   You will be the envy of all your friends when you host your guests and entertain in lavish style for the "Party of the Year!"   Joyce Mars...
Traditionally Cyber Monday is when we make the best AgencyLogic discounts available. This year we are going a whole lot further. Why only make the discounts available on one day, why not five!   That's right - the following offers started last night and run through the end of business on Monday. ...
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 Ridge Long Island 55+ Condo was SOLD At Leisure Village, courtesy of Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila Agranoff, Real Estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson. This was a 2 bedroom 1 bath Oakmont Floor Plan Sold at Leisure Village. The buyer liked that it had an attached garage and that it wa...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
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Do You Take the Road Less Traveled, or are you getting caught in Rush Hour Traffic? In the Real Estate Industry, there is a lot of competition among Brokerages and the Agents themselves. Using my former field of Art and Painting as an example, I was taught by a teacher that had his own style. I e...
By Bill Gassett, Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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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 Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
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 West Lafayette Kimberly Estates 3 bedroom home for sale with fenced yard, garage by Purdue Research Park located at 50 Vicksburg Lane, West Lafayette IN 47906.                                                                                         Sold  !!!                                       ...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
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  Thorntown 3 bedroom home for sale 1 car attached garage under $70,000 located at 322 South Powell Street, Thorntown, Indiana 46071.                      ACCEPTED  OFFER  !!!       Thorntown, Indiana 3 bedroom home with 1 car attached garage has new flooring and fresh paint with about 1,000 squa...
This post was originally published on the Home Value Lead’s Blog.Have you ever thought of giving out a home seller’s guide? Home sellers are always looking for great advice on how to sell their homes. In today’s content-driven world, doling out advice can be a great way to generate leads and attr...
By George Fanucci, Internet - Technology - Business - Solutions
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Please support this petition on the White House website if you agree that Yelp needs investigation. Ask your business associates about their Yelp advertising experiences. Please spread the word to help this petition go viral.  I decided that I could not trust Yelp anymore when one of my local sma...
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 Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Sterling Fine Properties)
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In between football games and shopping take a few minutes to watch this video.It is some very straightforward advice for making 2016 your best year ever..My special offer for Black Friday is at the end of the blog.. Video - The Best Advice For 2016Real Estate & Luxury Home Sales Training - One Ye...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA
(Homesmart International)
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How to Earn $20,000 or more Extra in the next six monthsSo you know, two a cisouple, three are a few. Continually, hearing how to sell many houses (oh by the way many would be 19 or more) with SEO, and all of this paying to put your name on 273 different places on the internet, well let me say it...