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?


Those are good questions and fortunately you've come to the right place for answers. ActiveRain's 300,00+ real estate industry professional chat about these topics and many more on a daily basis right here on the following pages.


If you're looking for more information on how to use social media and blogging to promote your business, you'll find it here. Lead generation and lead conversion ideas – you'll find those here too.


Everything a real estate professionals needs to know about marketing his or her business can be found in this section of every agent's favorite social networking site, ActiveRain.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

 
By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert and CEO/Founder of Pr
(www.PrinterBees.com)
Comments 20
The hashtag can either take you where you want to go, or where you don’t belong, depending on how you use it.The hashtag has perplexed many seasoned marketers for years. So if you’re not sure how to use one correctly, don’t feel bad.To make sure you’re #not #over #doing #it, here’s a few tips.How...
By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
Comments 5
"Passion cannot remain in hiding for long...Passion, once ignited, will burst forth in all its glory and bubble over in an exuberant display of enthusiasm... Passion turns the mundane into sheer joy... Passion is likened to a fire that cannot be contained...Passion aglow will burn relentlessly an...
By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
Comments 8
Dear Readers -Nadine Larder's clear and thorough explanation of hashtags will benefit everyone who reads it. She goes into explicit details about how many to use in each Social Media setting. She explains her business as follows:"PrinterBees provides real estate marketing materials like: Just lis...
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 6
Evelyn Johnston Asks: HOT Weather, HOT Real Estate, What is on FIRE in Your Market? A HOT Contest!   This Summer, Here on The North Shore and South Shore of Long Island We Are Having... Hot SummerHot WeatherHot CondosHot TownhousesHot 55 And Over CommunitiesHot Gated Condomium CommunitiesHot Comm...
By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
Comments 8
Each day in the Real Estate Industry is a step on the path of learning as new challenges arise and the constant barrage of 'shiny new concepts' are always on full display in the marketplace for sale!One must quickly learn to be prudent with spending and to evaluate the cost/value aspect of each i...
By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 6
Am I nuts? Just because I am starting on a whole new marketing strategy in August does not mean I am abandoning the areas that I have been working before.THAT DECISION WAS MADE FOR ME LAST NIGHTLast night about 11:30 PM, a text came through from a past client, a first time home buyer who never th...
By The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team, North Atlanta, Georgia Luxury Home Specialists
(Keller Williams Realty North Atlanta)
Comments 1
Home Selling Tips That Will Get You MovingEight steps to selling your home Define your needs. Write down all the reasons for selling your home. Ask yourself, "Why do I want to sell and what do I expect to accomplish with the sale?" For example, a growing family may prompt your need for a larger h...
By Steven at BoomTown
((866) 319-3771)
Comments 7
Becoming the go-to agent for seller leads takes some strategy. Potential clients are armed with more intel and DIY tools than ever online, but they still want the reassurance and guidance of an agent that’s known as the specialist in their location. So how do you differentiate yourself from your ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 48
When I was actively working in real estate sales, I was a listing agent for 37 or my 38 years.  When all real estate agents were seller’s agents, I asked for feedback.  We were all on the same side when it came to representation. When one asked a showing agent for feedback on the price of a home ...
By Anna Banana Kruchten, Arizona's Top Banana!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 6
 It's Networking Time in Phoenix! Phoenix Metro ActiveRain Meetup Tuesday August 2 @ 5:00 pm  ActiveRain Meetups are a great way to meet other local ActiveRain members, enjoy lively conversations and share blogging and real estate tips. If you're new to ActiveRain and/or blogging we look forward ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 32
What does it take to be social?  I think we’ve pretty well hashed out the fact that ActiveRain is a social media site, and to be successful here, one needs to be social.  Being social is a give and take task. It’s a “sharing is caring” mission.How many are truly willing to share? Most travel a on...
By Mike McCann - Nebraska Farm Land Broker, Farm Land For Sale 308-627-3700 or 800-241-3940
(Mike McCann - Broker, Farmland Broker-Auctioneer Serving Rural Nebraska)
Comments 0
Owners... We are Ready to Buy Now. Apartment complexes of all sizes in Kearney, NE.  Must be in good shape or have price reflect the need for updates and upgrades.West and Northwest Kearney preferred but will look at all properties.4 plex up to 100 or more units are desired. I am not looking for ...
By Sandy Wallace, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty - Santa Cruz CA)
Comments 1
Things to Inspect before Selling Your Santa Cruz Beach Home There are many buyers in search for the perfect Santa Cruz beach house for sale, and your home could be exactly what they are looking for. If you are trying to sell your house, you would want to feel confident about the condition of your...
By Rhonda Fee, Rhonda Fee, Pleasanton Realtor, Luxury Home
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
Comments 2
Increase the Value of Your Pleasanton Home with These 3 Tips With the fact that Pleasanton was reported to be the 4th among “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live In” by USA Today in 2014, it is not surprising if you, together with many other potential home sellers, get curious and ask the question, “...
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 9
                     Mystic Pines Condo Rental Bay Shore, Long Island 11706Must Be 55 And Over Here it is, a rare opportunity to rent at the lovely Mystic Pines community in the 55+ section. Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila Agranoff just listed a PERFECT 2 bedroom 2.5 bath Condo at Mystic Pines in Bay...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 0
Altamonte Springs FL Condo For Sale - 957 Salt Pond Pl For Sale Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price2 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | Follow This Home! Altamonte Springs Homes for Sale Altamonte Springs Homes For Sale Search for Homes on ...
By Svetlana Marinkovic, SecurityNational Mortgage Company
(SecurityNational Mortgage Company)
Comments 0
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By Rosi Green
(AmeriTitle)
Comments 0
 The work you do today is the business you’ll be enjoying months from now. Here are a few tips on how to stay on top of the important job of prospecting even when you have your hands full with current business. Work your sphere – This is a great source for new business and deserves consistent att...
By Sussie Sutton, UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers.
(UTR Texas Realtors)
Comments 6
 Wordless Wednesday In Real Estate.... Well almost wordless. If your home is staged on the outside with great landscaping then it will get them to come inside.  If they come inside and your home is staged it will sell very quickly.  Words are not needed when you see a home like this, you just kno...
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 6
In 2003, a gated townhouse community in Nesconset Long Island was constructed known as Country Pointe at Smithtown North. The condo community of Country Pointe at Smithtown North is surrounded along Tiffany Way and Tiffany Court and can be reached by Route 347 and Browns Road.  The two townhouse ...