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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By Barb Siegwalt, Barb Siegwalt
(Keller Williams)
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I know that friends, family and those who know, like and trust you are always the best forgetting referrals and activity in your Real Estate Practice.There are also hundreds, perhaps thousands! of other ways to market yourself and your listings.What I would like to start here is a community discu...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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 Marketing is what we all do for a living.  Because of our successful marketing, real estate agents are contacted to list and sell property.  The focus of what we do MUST be on marketing.The day of throwing an ad into a “homes magazine” or the “local newspaper,” and describing that as exposure fo...
It’s just one of the many Facebook advertising tools that you SHOULD be using. But ARE you retargeting your customers yet?We’ve all browsed a website but didn’t actually buy anything from it. It’s no secret that consumers are doing that on your site as well.After people look at products and servi...
By Richie Alan Naggar Real Estate Broker, people first...then business
(Free Consultation....Ran Right Realty )
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I had an acquaintance come up to me and say they wanted to get my feedback on a Real Estate inquiry. I said fire away and then they told me this experience. This man called up on a home for sale from a sign posted and got an agent right away...a good thing! Right after this man said how much, he ...
It's time for another episode of The Not So Silent Partner!In Episode 4:1) How to make money at home.2)  How to grow your followers on Facebook.3) How to get started with video production Special thanks to Bob Stewart for a great chat on Friday and forcontinuing to push the AR community to embrac...
By Kristen Correa, Graduate, REALTOR Institute (GRI)
(Ueckert Realty LLC)
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Abbott and Costello. Who's on 1st? That's how I feel when I get a real estate client referral I already have in the 1st place in my existing book of business.It's rare for me to take a relocation referral listing. Since I left Coldwell Banker as a 3 year old agent 9 or so years ago (I was on thei...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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Altamonte Springs FL Home For Sale - 721 Little Wekiva Cir This spacious home is a split level, open floor plan on the Little Wekiva River with an oversized lot. There are 4 bedrooms with 3 full baths. The gourmet kitchen is great for entertaining and is open to both the family and dining room. ...
By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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8152 W. Parkinson Strawberry, AZ 85541 Beautiful Log Cabin in Strawberry! 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 : $145,900.00 Bedrooms : 4 Bathrooms : 2.00 Squ...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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I came across this video a while ago one of my colleagues posted on her facebook page.  It really made me stop and think.   Its an animated video about inspiration, and the power of imagination.  It inspired me to share it with my AR friends...  and on my FB page.The video is about power... the p...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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Making Seniors Matter Again.. There comes a time in everyone's life when they are faced with decisions that can seem overwhelming.  If you are a Senior or a Boomer, and are facing a decision on whether or not to sell your  home, or stay in it as long as you can... or if you are a family member wh...
By Rhonda Fee, Rhonda Fee, Pleasanton Realtor, Luxury Home
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
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Cool Events Near Pleasanton Luxury Homes this Summer There’s always something exciting happening near Pleasanton luxury homes, especially this summer.  Here are some great events and concerts happening near Pleasanton CA this August: 1st Wednesday Street PartyAugust 5, 2015, 6:00PM-9:00PMIt’s the...
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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East Hills is a prestigious Village in Nassau County New York on The North Shore of Long Island. It is part of the Greater Roslyn area, which is anchored by The Village of Roslyn. Incorporated in 1931, the Village of East Hills is the largest Village in Roslyn.  Included neighborhoods in East Hil...
By Kyle Reyes
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I’ll never forget the first time my dad took me to a baseball game.Shea Stadium. I can still hear – and sing – their old theme song.But the most exciting part of the game wasn’t the game itself. It wasn’t the peanuts or the crackerjacks. Nope.It was the autographs.Whether we were at an MLB game o...
By Tracey Walker, Lake Norman Real Estate
(Carolina Signature Realty)
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If you are in the market for Lake Norman Waterfront PropertyFind Lake Norman Waterfront Property with Carolina Signature Realty for information contact Tracey Walker At 704-400-7000.Lake Norman Real EstateLake Norman Waterfront Real Estate It could be for vacation purposes, like your primary resi...
There’s an article circulating social media right now entitled, “Entrepreneurs don’t have a special gene for risk – they come from families with money.” Oh behalf of countless entrepreneurs, I’d like to share a message with the author.An entrepreneur is someone who works their ass off to grow som...
By Nathan Lawrence
(Lawrence & Associates - Keller Williams )
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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   JUST LISTED     6836 Davis Road, Panama City, FL 32404 - Listed by Lawrence & Associates Keller Williams   Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure       View our Website   6836 Davis Road Panama City, FL 32404   Bedrooms: 5 | Bathrooms: 2 full | List P...
By Lori Mode, Mode and Durham, Your Elk Grove Real Estate team
(Keller Williams Realty - Elk Grove, CA Homes for Sale)
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 OPEN HOUSE SAT 8/1 @1-4Copy and paste this link to our website for complete property details and pics: Astral Drive Sacramento CA 95827 3 Beds | 2 Full Baths | 1164 SF | 1960 | UpdatedNew kitchen, baths, floors, paint, HVAC, interior doors, lighting, appliances, fencing, ...
By Jennifer Provencio, The Reverse Mortgage Speciailist
(Fresno-Clovis-Visalia-Hanford-Tulare-Merced-Stockton-Modesto-Madera-San Luis Obispo-Bakersfield)
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 Networking is a strategy that if used correctly can help make you very successful. You never know where one relationship is going to take you! I have met people through networking that I thought would help me get my business to the next level and then nothing became of it.Then, I have met people...
By Olga Simoncelli, Broker/Owner Veritas Prime Candlewood Lake Area CT
(Veritas Prime, LLC)
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Why I Love Where I Live - a PhotoEssay in Living Color  Tranquility is key; color adds a great deal. I've always said, "flowers make my soul smile" - love planting them, nursing them, adoring them.  Manicured flower beds can be magnificent, such as one sees in large cities, for example, all along...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Pacific Realty)
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On July 29, 2015, National Association of Realtors® (NAR) reported that nationwide pending contract signed home sales were lower 1.8% to an index of 110.3 in June of 2015 from an index of 121.1 in May of 2015, but increased 8.2% to an index of 101.9 from June of 2014. Pending home sales index in ...