Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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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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Another Long Island 55+ Condo was SOLD courtesy of Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila Agranoff, And Again It's At...   Leisure Village in Ridge NY     This 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath Updated Baronet  Floor Plan Condo at Leisure Village in Ridge Long Island had an attached garage and sunroom, and looked onto a...
It's time for another episode of The Not-So-Silent Partner Marketing!  In Episode 11, here's what we're discussing:1.  When To Hand Off The Reins Of Marketing. 2.  Having Your Own Domain.3.  How to Utilize A Website. Watch the episode ... or listen to it while driving.  Share your thoughts in the...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Pacific Realty)
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On August 20, 2015, Realtytrac.com reported in there were 264 distress properties in July of 2015, unchanged 0.0% from June of 2015, but gained 8.0% from July of 2014. While 17.1% were pre foreclosures, 56.1% were auctions, and 26.8% were REOs; one in every 1640 homes were in foreclosure in July ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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If you are not in a networking group, I would suggest finding one and hooking up with them. If you stick to it, you will be amazed at the results. Over the years, I have been involved in many networking groups in my local area of Fresno, California.  In 2010, I was looking for a networking group ...
By Fred Light, Real Estate Video Tours for MA and NH
(| Nashua Video Tours)
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FACT:Nearly 90% + of buyers begin their search on the internet.  That's a pretty large majority! Yet, most MLS systems have a maximum number of photos they allow.  The size of the photos are not much bigger than a large postage stamp in many cases.  And to make matters worse, their systems compre...
By Sharon Bishop, Greenville SC Realtor
(Bishop Real Estate)
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Come see our New Home Listing at 302 Poplar Ridge rd Simpsonville SC Sunday Aigust 30,2015 2-4 pmFive Forks area off Wooodruff rd and Adams Mill rd in Poplar Ridge neighborhood sellers have purchased another home and are motivated to see offers!! Sharon Bishop- 864-608-3237 listing agent with Bis...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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If you're confused over the proper use of apostrophes, you're not alone. In a recent questionnaire, I asked my newsletter readers if there were some topics they'd like me to cover. One reader said "Grammar! And please start with the use of apostrophes." Since the explanation is a bit long for the...
By Brian England, Realtor, GRI, MBA, Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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For all of your East Valley AZ Real Estate needs visit RealEstateinEastValleyAZ I have never been great with my marketing efforts, but when I was new to the business I seemed to do fairly well on the internet, so when things get slow, I usually try to ramp up my efforts there.  The 3 things I am ...
By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
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Debbie Reynolds is hosting this super contest in August that I feel inclined to enter. Yes, I have been doing a few things differently this year and it's really paying off for me. In fact, this is already my best year in terms of number of closings.Maybe to some real estate professionals, it's no...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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This grammar lesson is by request… and it's a tricky one!              Why use semicolons? Semicolons are most often used to add variety and flow. You might look at them as cosmetics for your writing. They add variety and allow you to separate related thoughts while incorporating them into one se...
By Kyle Reyes
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I've been harping on why you all need to start producing video for quite some time.And I've been really bullish on why you need to upload that video directly to Facebook.So I'd be a little remiss if I didn't keep you up to date on some new features for posting videos on business pages.If you are ...
Exclusive listing agent Sue Dearing with Keller Williams Realty is holding an Open House, Sunday, August 23, 2015 from 11AM to 3 PM., on this custom Santa Fe style home located in the prestigious Sycamore Rocks area of Apple Valley. This South Road home features over 3500 square feet of comfortab...
By Nancy Blaker Weber, Wright Bros. Real Estate
(Wright Bros. Real Estate)
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  If you are a pie person  there is a wonderful bakery in Upper Nyack that will absolutely rock your world. It was originally called the Pie Lady and located on Burd Street in downtown Nyack. Now located  on Rt 9W in Upper Nyack and renamed the Pie lady and Son this bakery is a must visit for tou...
By John Mosier, Prescott's Patriot Agent & Land Man 928 533-8142
(High Country Realty - Prescott - AZ)
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Why Has My Website Traffic Fallen Off?I just noticed that my website traffic has taken a turn for the worst. I have two websites that I have been working on.One is SeligmanAZ.US. This website is where most of my listings reside. I have around 70 listings that show on that website. My listings are...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Providence Downs HomesAn up to date look at Providence Downs homes for sale, and Providence Downs Neighborhood Information. Providence Downs homes offer good sized lots, excellent school systems, lower taxes than Charlotte and are just minutes away from all that the Ballantyne area of south Charl...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Highgate HomesAn up to date look at Highgate homes for sale and Highgate Neighborhood Information. This is a popular upscale community located near Ballantyne just south of Charlotte, NC.  Highgate homes were built by a handful of custom builders. Relatively new, this community is one that benefi...
By Michael Dagner, Your Denver Homes Realty Expert
(Brokers Guild Classic)
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Pricing a house to sell is a mystery to many folks.  Here's some clarity on how it all works.  This content is courtesy of my AR associate, Alan May. The general public believes that the Realtor determines the price.  Particularly the online general public (and isn't that really everyone these da...
By Michael Oden, Marketing Coach & Accountant for real estate agent
(New Horizon)
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Sometimes the difference between winning a listing agreement and losing a listing is your sales pitch!Today I completed a video for a client. We pitched a property management firm on partnering with my client to provide his investors property management services, once my client's firm completes r...
By Jessica Schweppe, Real Estate Marketing Expert + Blogger
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Are you maximizing your marketing flyer lead generation potential? As an agent – you are on a constant quest to generate new business. Save yourself time and effort by turning your existing marketing materials into targeted lead drivers! This article will teach you four easy ways to use marketing...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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It's a challenge to keep the home up-to-date and show-ready all the time when the home is for sale.Here is a re-blog of a great post from Liz Lockhart . Preparing for a showing when your house is on the market   Selling a house is often about how light and spacious it looks, so turn on ALL lights...