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 Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 44
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 Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 0
4 World-Class Orlando Museums You Must Visit Owning an Orlando waterfront homes for sale is a dream for many not only in the US, all over the world. Orlando has everything and anything you could ever ask for. The city is also considered to be one of the most popular cities in the world to visit a...
By Steven at BoomTown
((866) 319-3771)
Comments 2
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 Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 28
We love all aspects of branding, and we enjoy sharing them with our readers.  Our intention is that it may spark creativity in promoting your brand of doing business.  Brilliant examples inspire us, and we hope they will inspire you in marketing your luxury real estate practice. We met Bijan the ...
By Alison Creamer, Realtor,MRP,ABR, CDPE,IMSD,HamptonRoads
(Keller Williams Elite)
Comments 1
This weeks podcast was with Jimmy Olivero - SkycamUSA about what you need to know about drone photography/video.  Skycam USA has been around for 10 years doing professional video for many different networks, documenteries and real estate professionals.   If you are looking to get into drone photo...
By Elaine VonCannon
(Coldwell Banker Traditions)
Comments 0
For Sale! 163,700.00One Story Living near the College of William & Mary, Colonial Williamsburg & 199?Jamestown Rd. Newly renovated 2 bedroom, 2 full bathrooms with wood burning fireplace in the living room. The chef in you will fall in love with the new custom kitchen featuring granite countertop...
By Lori Mode, Mode and Durham, Your Elk Grove Real Estate team
(Keller Williams Realty - Elk Grove, CA Homes for Sale)
Comments 0
OPEN SATURDAY 7/30 @1-4 Low Energy Passive Solar Home8785 Cling Ct. Elk Grove CA 956243 Beds | 2 Baths | 1596 SF | 1983Designed for energy efficiency, this homes' passive solar design utilizes multiple strategies to keep energy costs low, and keep the house cool in the summer! There are skylight...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 31
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 Pat Hiban, Billion Dollar Agent
(Pat Hiban Interviews Real Estate Rockstars)
Comments 15
Can you handle 20 real estate listings a month successfully? Even if you understand how to get real estate listings flowing into your inbox, you better have a plan in place for handling those listings and delivering successful results for your sellers. If not, your reputation as a listing agent w...
By Rhonda Fee, Rhonda Fee, Pleasanton Realtor, Luxury Home
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
Comments 0
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 Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
Comments 1
One of the biggest misconceptions of home buying? The 20% down payment. Here’s how to buy with a lot less down.Buying your first home conjures up all kinds of warm and fuzzy emotions: pride, joy, contentment. But before you get to the good stuff, you’ve got to cobble together a down payment, a da...
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
We have heard this question many times from buyers here on Long Island... "What Did The Seller Pay For The House?"      When asked, we would really like to say to buyers... What difference does it make if you knew how much the seller paid for the house? How can that information really help when b...
By John Moran
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
Comments 0
Search Inventory of All Majestic Beach Tower Condos For Sale   Listing Details-Majestic Beach Towers I, Unit #1511 - 10901 FRONT BEACH RD 1511, Panama City Beach, FL 32407Price: $254,900MLS number: 648717Bedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 2Square Footage: 958Call John Skinner (850) 543-5763 to see if this pro...
By John Moran
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
Comments 0
Search Inventory of All Majestic Beach Tower Condos For Sale   Listing Details-Majestic Beach Towers I, Unit #1512 - 10901 FRONT BEACH RD 1512, Panama City Beach, FL 32407Price: $154,900MLS number: 648693Bedrooms: 1Bathrooms: 1Square Footage: 429Call John Skinner (850) 543-5763 to see if this pro...
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 5
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 ...
By Sussie Sutton, UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers.
(UTR Texas Realtors)
Comments 3
 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 Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
Comments 1
How would you like to make more money in the next 30 days? How would you like to make more home sales this month?  Real estate coach and IXACT Contact partner Bruce Keith is here to show you how to do it in this short video. Check it out.     Here’s the solution. Do what you FEAR. Here’s how this...
By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 6
This post is in answer to the July contest, How is your 2016 Business Plan Looking.Actually, the first half of 2016 was an extension of business that I had been working on in 2015. Yes, these were very busy months, and I handled some transactions that really were pretty challenging.ON LOOKING BAC...
By Debbie Harr, Realtor Homes That Click, Worthington Ohio Homes
(Homes that Click Realtors)
Comments 0
Pickerington OH Home for Sale with Loft in Sheffield Overview Maps Photos Features Description Video $229,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,450 sqftLot: 0.26 acre(s)Year Built: 2005MLS #: 216027662 Location 79 Knights Bridge Dr WPickerington, OH...
By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 5
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...