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 Come Home Inc, Property Marketing Specialists
(Come Home Inc)
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LET ME HELP YOU! (Sell Your Listings)By Katrina Benton, Founder of Come Home Inc Over the last decade as a Realtor, I developed a system for marketing my own listings.  By promoting the properties online, I was always able to get each listing maximum exposure and generate a high volume of qualifi...
By Tracey Walker, Lake Norman Real Estate
(Carolina Signature Realty)
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View Tuskarora Point Real Estate in Mooresville NCView Tuskarora Point Real Estate with Carolina Signature Realty, for information call 704-400-7000.To view Tuskarora Point real estate for sale, click here.Mooresville lakefront real estate has dropped in home prices. Now is the time to buy Lake N...
By Jordan Bennett
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Recently Remodeled, Turnkey, Move in Ready, Superbly Located on an Interior Lot close to a Peaceful Greenbelt, and Thoughtfully Upgraded, this property in Irvine is a Must See Home! This Gorgeous  Townhome is light and bright with a well designed spacious open floor plan, cathedral vaulted ceilin...
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 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 Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
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JUST LISTED! 2341 S. Augusta Drive in St. George, Utah 84790 | MLS# 15-169071 | En suite it is!  Well maintained stone and stucco exterior adds to the curb appeal of this home. Captivating interior packs natural design details and upgraded elements into a 2,850-square-foot home for one lucky home...
By Brian England, Realtor, GRI, MBA, Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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For all of your East Valley AZ Real Estate needs visit RealEstateinEastValleyAZ I have never been great with my marketing efforts, but when I was new to the business I seemed to do fairly well on the internet, so when things get slow, I usually try to ramp up my efforts there.  The 3 things I am ...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
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Cross Creek 5 Bedroom Home for Sale in New Tampa | 10213 Grant Creek Dr You are in for a treat with this Cross Creek 5 bedroom home for sale in New Tampa. It’s just like love at first sight — everything you’ll see upfront will make you want to see more of this awesome home. Imagine yourself enjoy...
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....
Everyone is talking about the battle between Periscope and Meerkat.  I'd like us all to focus a little LESS on WHO will win...and a little more on how WE can win.Personally, my money isn't on Periscope...Meerkat...or even Twitter as a whole.  It's on Facebook.  We're seeing Facebook Mentions roll...
By Rhonda Fee, Rhonda Fee, Pleasanton Realtor, Luxury Home
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
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Top Housewarming Gifts for New Neighbors in Pleasanton Luxury HomesHousewarming parties are a great way to meet the new homeowners of Pleasanton luxury homes. However, there’s no need to wait for a housewarming party to welcome your new neighbor to town. More often than not, they haven’t even unp...
By Connie Wolff, Connie Wolff
(RE/MAX Select Realty)
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Top Tips for First-Time Point Breeze Pittsburgh PA Home Sellers Most real estate articles focus a lot about tips on buying new Point Breeze homes for sale in Pittsburgh. Rarely do you find any advice for first-time home sellers, which adds to the stress and confusion of home-selling: Where do I s...
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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  Working with Buyers in Nassau and Suffolk County Long Island is rewarding for us asRealtors. As each transaction is different, sometimes it's almost like putting pieces of a puzzle together until the process is completed.We enjoy working with our Buyer Clients and strive to find them the perfec...
By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
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Internet technology is here to stay and is growing in use. Social media outlets such as Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, and Blogger are being used by realtors everywhere, including those trying to market Boca Raton luxury homes. These newly accepted methods of communication give us an easy way to no...
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 Julie Escobar, Syndicated Columnist, Writer, Marketing Dir.
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Start by Answering the Questions Already in the Minds of ConsumersBy Julie EscobarBoth buyers and sellers in our markets have been inundated with information regarding the economy and the housing industry on television, in print and on the internet.  Some good information – some misinterpreted, a...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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How to Build a Luxury Carillon Lakes Community Home Kitchen on a BudgetThe kitchen is one the most important rooms of a house. Besides the bedroom and living room, people are fond of decorating their kitchen. In fact, there are numerous TV shows dedicated to help their customers design and build ...
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 ...
By Kelly Young, Colorado Springs Real Estate ~ 719-226-0126
(The Platinum Group Realtors)
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As much as we would like to be 100 percent accurate the world of real estate sales is always evolving. I recently had a conversation with a seller about why their house has not sold.  Good traffic, good feedback but no offers. In following up with an agent after a second showing we learned the bu...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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When you're having a new bio written, you naturally want it to be a good one. You can help assure that happening by giving some thought to the information that will go into it. First, take a look at what other agents are doing: Some agents use dry facts that include schooling, designations, and t...