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 Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
Comments 38
If you follow our logic from our previous post, Get Them to Chase You , that marketing luxury real estate is really a matter of pricing the home correctly, you will see that there is very little strategy involved here beyond a pricing strategy. When motivated sellers are willing to price the home...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 22
Trying to Stay Ahead of the Crowd with MarketingIt’s actually not that difficult to stay ahead of the crowd with marketing.  The key is to do it.  No matter what it is.  I am constantly amazed by the number of Realtors and other professionals who believe they will just get business dropping into ...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 24
What’s Bugging Me?  Lender Follow-Up One Year Later …Really? First, I’m not a fan of those I Want To Be Your Fill-In-The-Blank For Life campaigns. Let's just say I was less than impressed when a woman approached me last year at one of my open house events and stated:  I Want to Be Your Lender for...
By Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 22
Bakers Bay Condo Sold & Settled 5013 S. Convent Ln Philadelphia PaSellers & Buyers are very Happy .Everything went smoothly at settlement . It is so nice when everyone does their job .The title company and title clerk were so cooperative and pleasant it makes it a nice experience for everyone inv...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 28
The top producing real estate agent for closed single family transactions in the town of Franklin MA is Lorraine Kuney of The Kuney-Todaro Team of RE/MAX Executive Realty.  Lorraine's production is almost double what the next two agents in line have produced in this very difficult market.  The to...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 16
     Next month starts breast cancer awareness month. The Complete Home Inspections team is starting our September campaign to raise awareness of this disease that attacks both men and women. From September 1st through October 31st, we will donate a percentage of our profits to Murray Regional Ho...
By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
Comments 19
Speechless Sundays - And, So It Begins . . .  This week, our Divco took its first steps in becoming our new event truck! It has a long way to go, and we are so excited by all of the possibilities.  We will have more details soon and will continue to share as it makes its journey back to life ; )
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Comments 1
Providence Downs South HomesAn up to date look at Providence Downs South homes for sale and Providence Downs South Neighborhood information. This is a popular community located just south of  Ballantyne in Charlotte, NC. Providence Downs South homes were built by multiple custom builders and offe...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Comments 0
Hunter Oaks HomesAn up to date look at Hunter Oaks homes for sale and Hunter Oaks Neighborhood Information. This is a popular community located near Ballantyne just south of Charlotte. Hunter Oaks home owners enjoy upscale homes in the most comfortable of settings, bringing the style of older com...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
Comments 4
How to Make a Good First Impression on Buyers of South Tampa Homes Nothing matters more than making a good first impression when it comes to selling your home. If you want potential buyers to notice your property, make sure it stands out from the rest of homes for sale in South Tampa. Here are fo...
By Tracey Walker, Lake Norman Real Estate
(Carolina Signature Realty)
Comments 0
Mooresville NC Lakefront RealtyFind Mooresville NC Lakefront Realty with Carolina Signature Realty, for information call 704-400-7000.Now is the time to buy Lake Norman Mooresville NC Lakefront Realty.Mooresville NC Lakefront Realty listings, click here.The towns of Mooresville, Davidson, Corneli...
By Tracey Walker, Lake Norman Real Estate
(Carolina Signature Realty)
Comments 0
Mooresville NC Lakeshore RealtyFind Mooresville NC Lakeshore Realty with Carolina Signature Realty, for information call 704-400-7000.Now is the time to buy Lake Norman Mooresville NC Lakeshore Realty.Mooresville NC Lakeshore Realty listings, click here.The towns of Mooresville, Davidson, Corneli...
By Tracey Walker, Lake Norman Real Estate
(Carolina Signature Realty)
Comments 0
Mooresville NC Lake View RealtyFind Mooresville NC  Lake View Realty with Carolina Signature Realty, for information call 704-400-7000.Now is the time to buy Lake Norman Mooresville NC Lake View Realty.Mooresville NC Lake View Realty listings, click here.The towns of Mooresville, Davidson, Cornel...
By Tracey Walker, Lake Norman Real Estate
(Carolina Signature Realty)
Comments 0
Mooresville NC Waterfront RealtyFind Mooresville NC Waterfront Realty with Carolina Signature Realty, for information call 704-400-7000.Now is the time to buy Lake Norman Mooresville NC Waterfront Realty.Mooresville NC Waterfront Realty listings, click here.The towns of Mooresville, Davidson, Cor...
By Tracey Walker, Lake Norman Real Estate
(Carolina Signature Realty)
Comments 0
Mooresville NC Water View RealtyFind Mooresville NC Water View Realty with Carolina Signature Realty, for information call 704-400-7000.Now is the time to buy Lake Norman Mooresville NC Water View Realty.Mooresville NC Water View Realty listings, click here.The towns of Mooresville, Davidson, Cor...
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 14
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila, Real Estate Associate Broker and Real Estate Salesperson, have buyers who are looking for a Long Island Gated Suffolk County Subdivision. Here is our Community Profile for Country Pointe in Melville New York: Where Is Country Pointe In Melville Located?   Country Pointe...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 24
How can I improve my marketing and my sales for the remainder of the year? How to gain the competitive edge? This question is asked by every sales person and every Realtor. If they do not, maybe they should not be in the business.In all fairness, this post was inspired by another long overdue Act...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 30
Pork Fat Rules, Even in Sales!  Who’d have thought that pigs have something in common with sales people? We were having breakfast at our favorite Delray Beach 50’s diner and chatting with Pat, the chef.  He told us a story of growing up on a farm and asking for a pig to raise. He was told that yo...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 0
 Your Neighborhood (part of Seller's Corner) is a lead capture that allows you to offer accurate Home Values to all of your website’s visitors.    Remember, your leads and past clients should only be looking to you for home values - not another agent or website. Your Neighborhood, which is especi...
By Robert (Bob) Gilbert, Your Katy TX Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
Comments 17
Staying Ahead of The Crowd with Marketing in Katy TX Debbie Reynolds created a August 2015 Challenge for ActiveRain members to pick three things that each of us would like to implement before the end of this year which will enhance or help your Real Estate business grow. I have had several things...