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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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 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 Richie Alan Naggar author of books on Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose, + Real Estate too! Pearlsforthesoul.com
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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In certain situations of buying and selling most anything, if buyer and seller dont have more than just a greeting going for them, the situation, whatever it is will lack a vital ingredient namely a confidence or value that is not being utilized to its fullest potential. If you are selling someth...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
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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...
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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Another Suffolk County Long Island Home was SOLD by Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila, Agranoff, Real Estate Associate Broker and Real Estate Salesperson. This time it's in Mt. Sinai New York in Zip Code 11766.This was a 5 bedroom 2.5 bath Colonial that we SOLD in the guard-gated community of Willow Cr...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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This post seems to be a follow-up of Friday's post about courage, although that isn't what I was thinking about when I wrote it. I was, in fact, writing because of an email I read about copywriting... Your Power (Courage) and Your PostureWhen a dog is threatened or wishes to be threatening, the h...
By Andrew Monaghan, CRS, GRI, EPro Associate Broker
(Your Phoenix Home Source)
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Stunning Litchfield Park home is awaiting your arrival! Prior Model home!! This three car garage two story home with an ornate frosted glass front door with wrought iron accents features soaring ceilings, soothing color palette, and gorgeous wood & tile flooring. Large office with plantation shut...
By Gina Sharma, Turning Dreams Into Realty
(Keller Wiliams Realty North Atlanta-Georgia)
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856 Lawndale Court, Norcross, GA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 1740 SQUARE FEET The Gina Sharma Team has this New Listing in Norcross. For more information or to view this home p...
By Beach .Network™, Real Estate Content & Social Media Syndication
(Beach .Network™)
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Drive Real Estate Leads to Your Website. It's a fact, content syndication is VITAL in real estate - astute real estate agents and conglomerates like Realtor.com®, etc. are consistently syndicating new MLS lisitngs and are dominating the marketplace (aka - the internet).The Beach .Network™ provide...
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 Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
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I love technology. I really do. I love the way I can get things done so much more efficiently in 2015 than I could in 1990. But, as we adopt more and more technology into our daily lives, we seem to trend away from face-to-face communication. Voice communication… the stuff that sales and relation...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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You want to have the right perspective when it comes to working with Luxury Home Buyersand Luxury Home Sellers...Here is an overview of who they are, what they act like, and what to expect from them... Video - Nothing To FearFree Luxury Home Sales ConsultLuxury Home Sales TrainingTo your success,...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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What will be your response when competition shows up in your luxury real estate marketplace?  Do you take it as an opportunity to sharpen your focus and confirm your competitive edge, which would be a win for you? Or, will you complain and embark on a whining campaign.  If you follow business new...
By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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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 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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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...
New technology allows you to transfer money through social apps...but are you ready for it?For some, it's a terrifying thought.  For others, it's innovation at it's finest.Turns out the app that many downloaded to send dirty pictures can now be used to send rent.  And it's not the only app.A few ...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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4th of July Decorating Ideas for Your Lakeland 55+ Community Home The mid-summer holiday is fast approaching and it’s almost time to gather up all the red, white, and blue decoration all over your Lakeland 55+ community home and get the festivities started.Fourth of July WreathWho said wreaths ar...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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Photo by Americanspirit Writing a blog or a newsletter as a means of becoming well known and well thought of is a viable means of marketing yourself as luxury real estate professional.   However, if you are going to adopt this as a means of being visible on the Internet, you need to make sure tha...
By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
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Top 5 Mortgage Loan Mistakes Pleasanton Home Buyers Should Avoid Purchasing your new home is major accomplishment in life, most especially if you are a first time homeowner. Finding the right one among the many Pleasanton homes for sale is really exciting. But part of the process of homeownership...