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.

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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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Top 10 Ways To Have A Perfect Showing  1. The Curb Appeal Is Perfect ~ The landscaping is trimmed and maintained, and there are no broken-down cars on the grass or broken washing machines! 2. The Front Door Is Cheerful ~ It does not need to be painted and the screen door is not falling off its hi...
By Jean-Paul Peron, Carova Beach - Living & Working in 4-Wheel Drive
(The Outer Banks Real Estate Copmpany)
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Canalfront Home for Sale on the Outer Banks NC | 2253 Teal Rd If you’re still searching for the perfect beach property that fits you and your family’s needs, then check out this 4 bedroom canalfront Outer Banks NC home for sale. Conveniently located yet secluded by mature trees and offers a large...
By Morgan Mason, Outer Banks Beach Houses for Sale
(The Outer Banks Real Estate Company LLC)
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4 Bedroom Equestrian Property on the Outer Banks NC | 131 Rachel Ln How would you feel living in your very own 10-acre horse farm that features a bass stocked pond, a perimeter of mature trees and scenic views from every room in the home? Stop dreaming and start living in this delightful 4 bedroo...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
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If you are going to be top of mind in your luxury real estate market place, be sure that your brand stands out, and you are who you claim to be! Here are 5 ways to stand out: Yesterday, we noticed a big bin of these apples brightly packaged.  They stood among the rows of beautiful apples the mark...
By ReferralExchange (Lisa Fettner), The largest real estate referral network in the US
(ReferralExchange)
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Need more help? Has becoming a broker ever crossed your mind?  If so, where do you start?  Who do you hire first? There are a lot of questions and details involved when building a real estate team. Knowing where to start and how to maintain long-term success will make building a successful team e...
By Jenna Dixon, Assoc Broker - Let's Talk Cobb County Real Estate
(DRA Homes | Cobb County Real Estate )
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A large part of the formula for a successful real estate career is identifying a need in the market and finding a way to fill it.  Whether you do that by developing a niche for "two story homes with pools on over 6 acres in the most fantastic school district ever" or creating a marketing plan tha...
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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Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila Agranoff, Real Estate Associate Broker and Real Estate Salesperson, SOLD another Condo on Long Island. Once again it's at The Knolls in Stony Brook in Suffolk County NY.Our Buyers were looking for an active 55+ community in Suffolk County New York that was a Ranch Styl...
By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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I so much enjoy doing listings, working with sellers and buyers and my fellow agents. One of the thrills is not knowing what will actually happen but looking forward to all that does. It never disappoints either. My business model calls for clean product priced right and beckons all let's do good...
By Rekha Vyas
(Keller Williams Realty of Brevard)
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941 BIMINI AVE, MELBOURNE, FL 32901MLS 743685 http://www.flexmls.com/share/Oy5Z/941BiminiAveMelbourneFL32901 BEAUTIFUL LAKEVIEW VIEW FROM LIVING ROOM DINING AREA VIEW FROM KITCHEN MASTER BEDROOM WITH A VIEW   Double Lakefront Lot4 Bedrooms2 BathsCommunity PoolTennis CourtsYard with plenty of frui...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 22
According to History.com, more than 62% of Americans celebrate Valentine's Day.With approximately one billion cards sent each year, it is second only to Christmas in its impact on the greeting card industry.I have no idea who keeps track of this, or how they do it, but they report that 85% of tho...
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 11
Leisure Glen in Ridge Long Island is a 24 hour Guard-Gated Active 55 and Over Community in Suffolk County New York.Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff,  Licensed Associate Broker and Licensed Salesperson, List and Sell at Leisure Glen in Ridge Long Island in Zip Code 11961.  Here Is Our Communit...
By Erica Simpson, www.MyNewRealEstateCareer.biz
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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House of your #DreamEverything is #Possible!Erica Homes, LLC (803) 712-4194bit.ly/1UPawsM
By Diana Dahlberg, Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563
(1 MONTH REALTY)
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There are so many different ways to advertise/market our listings online and to generate leads.  After reading "A Facebook Ad Targeting Tip You May Not Have Thought Of" by Home Value Leads I was inspired to try some of these valuable techniques.  You just never know which internet site is going t...
Last week, we published a post a Facebook ad targeting tip you may not have thought of. I've received a ton of feedback and questions on that article, so I'm going to start a series where I go over some of the targeting metrics and how you may be able to make sure you are targeting the right peop...
By Jenna Dixon, Assoc Broker - Let's Talk Cobb County Real Estate
(DRA Homes | Cobb County Real Estate )
Comments 70
If your real estate market is anything like mine, you can't swing a dead cat without taking out 9 real estate agents standing around doing nothing or doing the same thing that every other agent is doing (or pretending to do!).Over the years, I have had some "interesting" marketing ideas pop into ...
By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert and CEO/Founder of Pr
(www.PrinterBees.com)
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Most real estate business cards look good… but just good. You can do better.How do you make a great card? It’s actually not nearly as difficult or expensive as you may believe.Here are a few ways to make your business cards stand out in a pile.Do Real Estate Business Cards Need a Headshot?Most Re...
By Ilya Reznik, Smart Broker Makes All The Difference
(The Reznik Group, Inc)
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NEW Miami Sunny Isles Beach Luxury Preconstruction Luxury Condo  An extension of the renowned Acqualina luxury resort and condominium brand - The Estates at Acqualina condo will introduce a new residential experience to Miami’s Sunny Isles Oceanfront Real Estate. The two 51-story boutique towers,...
By Shelley Costello, Real Estate Marketing & Social Media Expert
(Creative Web Concepts USA.COM)
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 You Could Be Involved In Illegal Activities. Does Your Social Media Manager Know The Law? Do you think it is important for your digital marketer to keep up on your industry laws and information? A resounding "YES!" Especially if you are in the industry governed by state and national laws and the...
By Joan Dickie, Keller Williams Premier Realty
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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Great information like this deserves to be reblogged.  Thanks Lori Ballen for all your help with our online marketing efforts.  As Lori states and we all know, the most basic aspect of SEO ranking is great content.  The content helps make all our other efforts easier. Implementing an SEO (search ...
By RealSupport, Inc., - Virtual Real Estate Marketing
(RealSupport Inc.)
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This time of year offers plenty of social occasions! Real estate agents who remain astute to opportunity can create memorable impressions that last far into the future. We found some good suggestions from Inc. magazine, and we're including some tips of our own!1. Master the basics. Your in-person...