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This article was originally published on the Home Value Leads blog.Have you been at a loss lately with your Facebook ads for your real estate business? You're not alone. Many real estate agents test their ads time and time again, but targeting can get stale. Have you tried targeting your ads with...
By Michele Connors, Your Eastern North Carolina Realtor
(The Overton Group, LLC Pitt & Carteret County)
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I got a call yesterday from prequalified , first - time buyers. They are newly married and have been saving to put down a down payment. They have done their research.. online. I asked , "whom may I thank for giving you my number" ? She said, "Zillow reviews ".  Wonderful. I find it helpful when c...
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
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Business Advice From A Toothache I broke a tooth last weekend. Ouch! It was almost worth it because it was on a fantastic Chicken Fried Steak breakfast....but one of the poached eggs on top had a little piece of shell....oops.The tooth didn't hurt as long as I chewed on the other side of my mouth...
By Joel Jadofsky, One of the Top Realtors in Panama City Beach Area
(Keller Williams - homes for sale - Florida - Gulf - Beach )
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9156 Sunshine Dr. Youngstown, FL 32466$175,000Beautiful Lake Front 4 bedroom Home. Has it own boat dock. The fish in here are so big...Catch your dinner and cook it all from your yard. Cherokee Landing for Deer Point Lake is just a few minutes away. Skylights give this home so much natural light....
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
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Marketing done right is an answer to someone’s prayers.  This is as true for marketing luxury real estate as it is for marketing products and other services. An ad, whether online or in print, should focus on addressing the pain point of its target audience.  It should have a message that is so c...
By Peg Augustus
(Lakeshore Realty)
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Enjoy These February 2016 Events in Incline Village NV  Are you planning a romantic weekend escape to any of the gorgeous luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV? Surrounded by a picturesque landscape, both guests and long-time residents of Incline Village are in for a treat as February bring...
By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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I have a place coming up for sale where the family has owned it for decades and used it as a rental for several years. Now, they have decided to sell and we are in the process of giving the home a manicure and pedicure if you will plus a facial. What surfaces is how creative the original owner wa...
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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A local Long Island newspaper reporter contacted Larry & Sheila for an article she was writing about the housing market on Long Island. The caller introduced herself and said that she was a writer for a Long Island circulated paper.  She was writing a story on the reputation that Long Island may ...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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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 Faye Taylor, Faye Taylor
(LifeStyles Realty Central TX, INC)
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MLS pictures and  my pet peeves:Ok, if I have to look at one more picture of a bathroom with the toilet lid upI think I am going to scream. It takes 1 second to lower the toilet lid before you take the picture.  OR is your object to show how clean the toilet bowl is?I don't get it.  Although I do...
By David John Medendorp, CCIM, GRI,Investments ,Waterfront homes,Muskegon M
(CITY2SHORE Real Estate Muskegon )
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  David Medendorp and Debbie Petolick opens CITY2shore Real estate office in Muskegon.  We find that buyers from Cities like Grand Rapids, Hudsonville, are looking for Luxury homes and waterfront homes and cottages along the lakeshore of Muskegon , Spring Lake, and North Ottawa County. City2shore...
By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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This is an excellent short sale property ready to move at $20,000 *BELOW* what it was assessed at. A true steal at just $140,000! This property is at 14 Marcam Village Road, Unit 14 in North Oxford. 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths, open floor plan with a finished basement. Located in a super qu...
By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Looking for a super affordable 2-family house? Well, look no further! This two family house is located at 353 Parker Street in Gardner and comes with a sizable driveway and a yard. Both units include 2 or 3 bedrooms, open floor plan and hardwood floors. This house is entirely move-in-ready and ha...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Springfield HomesAn up-to-date look at Springfield homes for sale and Springfield. This is a popular community located near South Charlotte in Fort Mill.  A selection of Springfield homes were built by the Cunnane Group, Lennar Homes, and Arthur Rittenburg Homes as well as a handful of custom hom...
By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Plant your roots on this amazing residential property! This land covers 2.54 acres located at 48 Haynes Hill Road in Wales, MA. This property is connected with the Degregorio Conservation Area and *ALL* proceeds will benefit the Second Chance Animal Shelter in North Brookfield. Listed *BELOW* the...
By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
Comments 1
Where to begin with this staggeringly beautiful property..! Located at 83 Central Street in Millville, MA, this house comes with 15 rooms, 4 beds and 3 bathrooms, sits on 1.28 acres of land, 3308 square feet of living space and is situated only minutes from routes 495, 146 and 122 in one of the s...
By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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This is an amazing commercial property opportunity located at 83A Central Street in Millville. Listed at just $549,000, this land spans across 4 acres and is located near routes 122 and 146, also near the Rhode Island border. Located in a great neighborhood and is available to be part of the sale...
By Stephen Fells
(AgencyLogic)
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By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
Comments 1
This waterfront lot located at 26A Barre Road in Hardwick, MA comes with tile and wall-to-wall carpeting in 4 rooms, 2 beds and 2 baths and a finished basement and is listed at just $214,999. A steal, indeed! Solid wood cabinetry and granite counter tops, 600 feet of waterfront property sits on 1...
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 3
Plymouth Estates in Mt. Sinai Long Island is a 55 and Over Active Adult Community.  Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff, Real Estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson have been showing Plymouth Estates to potential buyers. Here's What They Are Looking For: 55 And Over Active Adult Community 24 H...