Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert and CEO/Founder of Pr
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Many times, an open house is something a Realtor® dreads. Will anyone come? Will they be interested in anything more than the snacks? Will you end up with a ton of random snacks left over? Will anyone remember your specific property given the other open houses also going on?Unfortunately, most Re...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA
(Homesmart International)
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How to Earn $20,000 or more Extra in the next six monthsSo you know, two a cisouple, three are a few. Continually, hearing how to sell many houses (oh by the way many would be 19 or more) with SEO, and all of this paying to put your name on 273 different places on the internet, well let me say it...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Advertisement we notice driving on Lincoln Blvd in Venice, CA. Well as I was driving along I notice this great Sidewalk Advertisement and needed to share with my friends who are patrons of the Arts.... Needless to say this inspired to post one of our Artwork... well I will post that later. In the...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Can you believe that last year over 240 million unique internet users visited REALTOR® websites (RealTrends)? That number is astounding, so it’s no wonder so many agents are creating their own Realtor websites. Your own branded site builds your online presence, makes you findable on the web, and ...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® CRS, GRI ~ 512-587-5689, "Sold with Bob"
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX )
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521 Tyree RD Cedar Park TX 78613 ~~ Pending Sale ~~Offered at $289,900.00"Silverado West"This Cedar Park home was under contract in 8 days Exceptional single family home boasting over 3316 sqft living space with many owner upgrades.Located Southeast Cedar Park close to 1890 Ranch Shopping and Rou...
By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
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It’s that time of year when many of us want to get geared up to start 2016 off with a bang. I’m excited about 2016. I’ve got some personal goals, some projects I want to finish, and I’d really like to be able to do at least two pull-ups and peacock pose by the end of 2016. But, I’d also like to p...
By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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To be #successful, you have to have your #heart in your #business, and your #business in your #hearErica Homes, LLC (803) 712-4194
By Joyce Marsh, Central Florida & The Beaches | Fine Homes
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  "Whether you lead a lifestyle of gliz and glamour, or seek peacefulness and solitude in your own private oasis, this modern dream home accomodates it all.   You will be the envy of all your friends when you host your guests and entertain in lavish style for the "Party of the Year!"   Joyce Mars...
By Anthony Saunchez, How can we be of service
(Campa Properties)
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Campa Properties have just launched its new website. In analysing to see what we can do to make it better I came across this piece by Rich Gaasenbeek. Can you believe that last year over 240 million unique internet users visited REALTOR® websites (RealTrends)? That number is astounding, so it’s n...
By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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"#Real_estate #investment is certainly a #vote of #confidence on #future #activity."Erica Homes, LLC (803) 712-4194
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Sellers, listen to your agents as they want your homes to sell. Experience tells us what it will take and the facts prove it. When you wanted to list your house with us we tried to give you some advice on how to get it sold, but you didn't listen. So you listed with another agent who just wanted ...
By Judith Sinnard, The SMARTePLAN Lady
(SMARTePLANS; Houston, Texas)
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Have you seen the 4-bottle wine dispenser designed for home use? or the Miele® Speed Oven? One of the things I really enjoy about working on new construction listings in the luxury market is seeing the "cool stuff" the builders put into their homes. Since these items are above my personal price-p...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
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Solon City Council had a first meeting for the Month of Novemeber on Monday 11/16/15 at 7:30 PM.The Solon Finance Committee had a meeting on Wednesday 11/19/15 at 6:00 PM.There was a low level of activity on the Solon real estate market this week. 3 single family homes were listed for sale. 6 sin...
By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
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Do you ever get to the end of your business day, look at the clock, and wonder where the day has gone? Today, as I write this, it is high noon, and I had planned to get down to business about three hours ago. Where has the time gone? Between taking a few calls, paying a few bills, and solving a f...
By Tai DeSa
(Keller Williams Allentown)
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For some REALTORS®, the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is a dead zone with no sales and lots of financial stress.  However, some REALTORS® build their market share with consistent closings during the holidays while capturing tons of future business at holiday gatherings.Multiple O...
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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Happy Thanksgiving!   Team Jadofsky want's to wish everyone a very special Thanksgiving day! Its the time to really wind down, relax, and enjoy your time with family! Its a special time so really just take a load off and have fun with the family.   The holiday season just gets me going! I enjoy t...
By Nattalie de la Mothe
(Solid Source Realty)
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It is taking me way too much time to get these announcement letters out to my spheres, but as in my nature, I tend to over-think most things. To me, this is super important. I want maximum impact with these announcements especially since I am looking to jolt my sphere into a call to action to sen...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Did you know that 46 percent of working Americans say their job demands interfere with their family life "sometimes or often”? REALTORS® know firsthand the difficulty of maintaining a healthy work/life balance. With technology like smartphones, teleconferencing, mobile access to email, websites a...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
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Winter Haven FL Lakefront Home for Sale with a Pool in Hart Lake Hills | 610 Hart Lake Dr Imagine your dream home - 3 bedrooms, family room with fireplace, large walk-in closet, heated swimming pool, outdoor kitchen, and gorgeous views of the lake? If this sounds like your perfect home, then chec...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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When do you think you use this expression?For a buyer who did made a low-ball offer and then regretted not getting a home?Or for a seller who....did not listen to you at all?Let's see what Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c) felt that way, in this re-blog! When you wanted to...