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 Peg Augustus
(Lakeshore Realty)
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The "Shoffice" Can Be the Next Trend in Incline Village Luxury Homes  The “shoffice” - a cross between a storage shed and home office, is all the rage in London right now and it can possibly be the next trend for luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV.  They say that necessity is the mother...
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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                                                                                                                    Flickr/American Advisors GroupThere Are Still Spaces AvailableHello all,Team Jadofsky will be hosting a first time home buyers class today from 6 - 7:30 pm. It will be located at 30...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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 This is the postcard that was mailed last week in search of "fix and flips," and our first call came in today.  I think of “fix and flips” just as I do land sales. When I mail postcards in search of land, we never charge a commission to the land owner.  As a result, our phone rings.  Other agent...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Speechless Sundays:  What is behind the Gate?   If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Playa Vista, Mari...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Signage is a very important element in marketing real estate.  People read signs.  People remember signs.  There are some signs that make an impression upon people who are searching for a real estate agent.Here is one of Lorraine’s latest signs with her slogan on a rider on the sign.  I love that...
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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807 Rubles Ct Leander TX 78641"SOLD" Benbrook Ranch Neighborhood of Leander TX 78641 zip codeBenbrook Ranch Neighborhood of Leander TX is located North of FM-2243 off Bagdad Rd on the  northwest boundaries of Williamson County.Benbrook community consist of new construction and resale homes rangin...
By Rhonda Fee, Rhonda Fee, Pleasanton Realtor, Luxury Home
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
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Tips and Tricks for First Time Sellers of Pleasanton Luxury Homes If you are a newbie to the real estate selling market, chances are you have little or absolutely no idea about the process for selling your Pleasanton luxury home. You may find yourself scratching your head with the question, “how ...
By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert and CEO/Founder of Pr
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Would you love to have a completely safe open house done in 45 minutes for dozens of viewers, without having to buy any cookies or punch? If so, you should get to know the new Periscope app.Periscope is a free app that allows you to share live video and audio from your mobile device. The video ca...
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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              Lakebridge Club is a 24 hour guard-gated Condo community in Suffolk County Long Island in Zip Code 11754.  Lawrence “Larry” & Sheila, Real Estate Associate Broker and Real Estate Salesperson, have been contacted by buyers asking:   Lakebridge Club was opened in 1988 and is served b...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
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There are definite guidelines in marketing a luxury real estate home such as postcards, print ads (newspaper and magazines), on-line distribution, social media, events, public relations, and word of mouth.  Just because your competition is doing it one way, does not mean you should copy their way...
By Jessica Schweppe, Real Estate Marketing Expert + Blogger
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The Challenge:You had a great working relationship with a past client but unfortunately didn’t have an opportunity to get a testimonial or online review from them. Now, a year and a half later, you’re afraid it’s too late. The Solution:To help overcome this challenge, we’ll answer two vital quest...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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I think that we are all going to be glad that Bob Bloom joined Active Rain.Enjoy his first blog post!I am looking forward to 216 and beyond.  This is a juicy one!!!           Today, August 3rd is National Watermelon Day.       You gotta love watermelon, right? Actually, I could care less if you l...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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North Charleston SC Home For Sale - 7747 Discovery Rd Find out What makes this Traditional North Charleston SC Home for sale a real gem! This amazing home is located in the community of Colony North and it is nestled on a 0.4 acre lot with 1,284 sqft of living space. Home offers 3 lovely bedroom...
By Jennifer Provencio, The Reverse Mortgage Speciailist
(Fresno-Clovis-Visalia-Hanford-Tulare-Merced-Stockton-Modesto-Madera-San Luis Obispo-Bakersfield)
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Have you ever been to a networking event, stayed until the end, walked out to the parking lot, and seen all the business cards scattered around the parking lot? I have! This particular event was one hosted by the Clovis Chamber of Commerce in Fresno, California.  I just wanted to meet a couple of...
By Tammie White, Franklin Homes Realty, Franklin TN
((615) 495-0752 or
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Yesterday, I received an email from a buyer interested in seeing a property. I was with another buyer showing homes and didn't respond.This morning, I contacted the buyer by phone and then by email. I explained I was NOT the listing agent and that the house was under contract. I added that the ho...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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I had to reblog this wonderful post by Barbara Todaro ! Just her comments on direct mail alone are worth reading it.  I loved her advice that if you drop the price, an offer will happen.  This is a great time to make your goals happen. Go for it! Starting with these sage words, you can do it!   D...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Carmel Forest HomesAn up to date look at Carmel Forest homes for sale and Carmel Forest neighborhood information.  Located in South Charlotte, Carmel Forest home owners enjoy park like settings on shady lots.  It is primarily an older neighborhood with good sized yards and a great location. Like ...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Sturnbridge HomesAn up to date look at Sturnbridge homes for sale and Sturnbridge neighborhood information. The Sturnbridge neighborhood  is located in the Southpark section of Charlotte, NC. Like many communities in this area, you'll find Sturnbridge homes for sale to be a well blended mix of ar...
By Debbie Harr, Realtor Homes That Click, Worthington Ohio Homes
(Homes that Click Realtors)
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Smith Farms- close to Mt Carmel East Overview Maps Photos Features Video $174,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,602 sqftLot: 0.30 acre(s)Year Built: 1975MLS #: 215027874 Location 667 Bellamy PlColumbus, OH 43213USA Debbie Harr Homes That Click R...
By Bob Bloom, Agent Mentor & Coach
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This is a juicy one!!!        Today, August 3rd is National Watermelon Day.       You gotta love watermelon, right? Actually, I could care less if you like watermelon.... many people do, especially those with kids. Go buy a few of the mini watermelons and drop them off to a few folks in your data...