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 Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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This is an open house specifically for the neighbors in the immediate area, say 100-200 nearbyLuxury Home Owners... There are 3 strong reasons to do this...keep in mind if you are going to do an event be UNIQUE... Video - Luxury Open House EventFree Luxury Home Sales ConsultLuxury Home Sales Trai...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 24
Persistence wins every time.  There’s not a doubt in my mind that the agent who doesn’t take “no” for an answer has a great chance of winning.  The agent who doesn’t accept silence as the answer, but insists upon a response, will dominate in any situation.  The agent who “requires” a potential cl...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
Comments 21
If you are going to select a name (other than your own) for your luxury real estate marketing business, be sure to select a name that embodies your reason for existing in the marketplace.  As we were sitting at the Coffee Bean on Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills. at 6:30 AM sipping our cappuccinos,...
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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A few years ago, you decided to take the plunge and have an in-ground pool installed in your Long Island backyard. You thought you would enjoy being out in the sun during the warm summer months splishing and splashing in your new pool. You thought about the idea of entertaining with backyard BBQ'...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 6
Do you know that you learn a lot from each and every post that Barbara Todaro writes - just because it comes from the bottom of her heart - like this one? Did you know that if you need a deal badly, and you keep on working, your deal will happen?  Did you know that when you have a collection of l...
By Bill Gillhespy, Fort Myers Beach Realtor, Fort Myers Beach Agent - Homes & Condos
(16 Sunview Blvd)
Comments 56
I need some help from my AR friends !!! Thanks for reading this post and I really appreciate your thoughts ! My WordPress website allows me to review comments left on my site.  Most are relevant and respectful.  A few are the spam comments we all get.  Last Friday I saw the following comment left...
By Gina Sharma, Turning Dreams Into Realty
(Keller Wiliams Realty North Atlanta-Georgia)
Comments 2
1620 Reddstone Close, Milton, GA Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price6 BEDROOMS | 5 (5 full ) BATHROOMS | Follow This Home! Alpharetta Homes For Sale Johns creek Homes for Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home W...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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Why should you raise your average sales price? .. Because it’s the only sane way to substantiallyraise your income... Double your transactions like people teach, double your work ... Double the average sales price of the homes you sell, work less, make more money... Video - Raise Your Average Sal...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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 Hi there,Did you get to read our June Tip Of The Week, Getting your website and Google to be better friends?We got such a great response to it, that we wanted to put on an exclusive webinar devoted to guiding you through the basics of SEO (or Search Engine Optimization).Tawd Frensley, our VP of ...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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Already a customer? Tell a friend! Learn about our referral program benefits. View this email in your browser   There are less than 6 months left of the year.When you're back from the 4th of July weekend, we want to make sure you have the right info handy to reenergize your website's marketing.U...
By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 8
Online Marketing is a Great Way to Level the Playing FieldMany times Realtors® think that online marketing is expensive.  As a small business, they wonder how they can compete with companies who have large marketing budgets.  Online marketing can be expensive.  However, here’s a few ways to level...
By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner ; Antonelli Realty
(ANTONELLI Realty)
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If you enjoyed reading the post please give it a LIKE, every little bit helps. Thank You.While single family housing starts were up 6.7% year-to-date and single family permits were up 7.5% year-to-date, new home sales were up a staggering 24%, In May! This means that what's being built is changin...
By Ed Macias, Miami FL-REO Property Management Multifamily
(Real Estate Teammates)
Comments 2
Persistence wins every time.  There’s not a doubt in my mind that the agent who doesn’t take “no” for an answer has a great chance of winning.  The agent who doesn’t accept silence as the answer, but insists upon a response, will dominate in any situation.  The agent who “requires” a potential c...
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 20
When buyers are looking at your house, you get that one chance to make a first impression, and buyers usually know almost instantly whether they like it or not. Make sure that by the time they get to looking at the backyard, you keep that great first impression going, especially during the busy S...
By Tammie White, Franklin Homes Realty, Franklin TN
((615) 495-0752 or www.FranklinHomesRealty.com)
Comments 15
Listing appointment or listing presentation: Is there a difference?I found myself asking this very question after leaving a client's house.Yes, they are a client. They hired me last year to help them purchase a new construction home in Franklin TN. It took awhile to find them the right home and b...
By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
Comments 3
Completely renovated head to toe, you will love this little gem.  Situated on a very spacious lot with stately trees for shade and beauty, you will be charmed by this home and land.  Inside enjoy a complete renovation that includes a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, gas range, a large bar...
By Alexa Sanchez, Real Estate Specialist in Pocono Pennsylvania
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Wilkins & Associates)
Comments 3
 It may seem counterintuitive, but one of the best ways to improve your vocabulary is by eliminating words, rather than adding new ones. There are many words we use every day that are either unnecessary or overused. By removing these words from your vocabulary you can become a better writer and c...
By Art Welch, Broker
(Realty World Superstars)
Comments 1
Sweet 2 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Sun City West at a great price! Move right into this Sweet 2 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Sun City West! This Sweet 2 Bedroom 2 Bath HUD Home in Sun City West is in good condition and has 2 car garage, laundry room with sink and storage cabinets. This Sweet 2 Bedr...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
Comments 10
Another home SOLD in Cedar City, Utah!  1096 S Bentley Boulevard, Cedar City, UT 94720 | SOLD! | $170,000 Well appointed home with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car garage and 1,680 total square feet of living space. This home has an open floor plan and vaulted ceilings, Corian countertops, custom c...
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 7
Whitewood At North Hills is a Condominium community situated in Roslyn Long Island 11576. This Nassau County residence can be reached by The Long Island Expressway Exit 36 South on Shelter Rock Road for a 1/4 mile.  It is across the road from the Acorn Ponds neighborhood. These are all attached u...