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?


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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

 
By Alan May, Evanston & Northshore of Chicago real estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential)
Comments 99
The general public believes that the Realtor determines the price.  Particularly the online general public (and isn't that really everyone these days?) "Those damn Realtors, they're always pushing the prices up and up so they can make more commission"  or "Those damn Realtors, they're always sett...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
Comments 39
Let’s dispel the mystery of marketing luxury real estate.  The truth about marketing is pricing the home right.  Then you show it off in the best light.  That means providing the best possible presentation packaging and using those exposure tools to reach buyers and agents who represent them. The...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 78
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 Sharon Bishop, Greenville SC Realtor
(Bishop Real Estate)
Comments 0
Come see our New Home Listing at 302 Poplar Ridge rd Simpsonville SCFive Forks area off Wooodruff rd and Adams Mill rd in Poplar Ridge neighborhood sellers have purchased another home and are motivated to see offers!!864-608-3237. Sharon Bishop- listing agent with Bishop Real Estate http://www.se...
By Brian England, Realtor, GRI, MBA, Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 37
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 Joel Jadofsky, One of the Top Realtors in Panama City Beach Area
(Keller Williams - homes for sale - Florida - Gulf - Beach )
Comments 3
Open HouseSunday, 8/30 from 1pm to 3pm208 Emerald Coast Club Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407$129,000                    !Lowest Priced Detached Home in Palm Cove!Awesome gated community one block off Front Beach. Two community Pools, walking distance to restaurants, shopping and entertainment. ...
By Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
Comments 0
Cross Creek 5 Bedroom Home for Sale in New Tampa | 10213 Grant Creek Dr You are in for a treat with this Cross Creek 5 bedroom home for sale in New Tampa. It’s just like love at first sight — everything you’ll see upfront will make you want to see more of this awesome home. Imagine yourself enjoy...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
Comments 12
Staying ahead of the crowd | The power of the postcard. Whether it's gaining new ideas or adopting another standard of marketing and advertising, I can say with confidence to stay with what works first, then add accordingly.  The JUST LISTED postcard is an inexpensive way to put the neighborhood ...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 0
Orlando FL Home For Sale - 10618 Whitman Cir Enjoy the convenience of living just minutes from Sea World, Universal Studios, Disney World, Convention Center, Orlando International Airport, dining, and shopping! This charming, updated, energy efficient, MOVE IN READY two-bedroom/two bath, 1200+ s...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 39
 We perform many tasks that reflect our personality.  We maintain the condition of our home to mirror us; we keep our vehicles in a condition that reflects us; we cook, eat, exercise and dress in a fashion that reflects our persona.  Business is the other side of our lives.  It, too, is a reflect...
By Rhonda Fee, Rhonda Fee, Pleasanton Realtor, Luxury Home
(Luxury Property Agent, Home Sales, Relocation)
Comments 4
Top Housewarming Gifts for New Neighbors in Pleasanton Luxury HomesHousewarming parties are a great way to meet the new homeowners of Pleasanton luxury homes. However, there’s no need to wait for a housewarming party to welcome your new neighbor to town. More often than not, they haven’t even unp...
By Connie Wolff, Connie Wolff
(RE/MAX Select Realty)
Comments 3
Top Tips for First-Time Point Breeze Pittsburgh PA Home Sellers Most real estate articles focus a lot about tips on buying new Point Breeze homes for sale in Pittsburgh. Rarely do you find any advice for first-time home sellers, which adds to the stress and confusion of home-selling: Where do I s...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
Comments 3
How to Build a Luxury Carillon Lakes Community Home Kitchen on a BudgetThe kitchen is one the most important rooms of a house. Besides the bedroom and living room, people are fond of decorating their kitchen. In fact, there are numerous TV shows dedicated to help their customers design and build ...
By Connie Wolff, Connie Wolff
(RE/MAX Select Realty)
Comments 3
Top Attractions for New Homeowners in Point Breeze Pittsburgh PA  “If you’re bored in Pittsburgh, you’re just not paying attention.” Travellers and new homeowners of Point Breeze Pittsburgh PA homes for sale have so many options for enjoying the neighborhood. Located east of Downtown Pittsburgh, ...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 9
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 once s...
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 Mary Diaz, Tampa's Real Estate Matchmaker
Comments 2
5 Bedroom Home for Sale in Cross Creek New Tampa FL | 10213 Grant Creek Dr   You'll be impressed with this stunning 5 bedroom New Tampa home for sale in Cross Creek. It's amazingly located near the premium outlets and hospitals in Florida. If there's no need to step out of the house why not step...
By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(CDV TransAtlantic, Inc.)
Comments 3
Best Coffee Shops to Visit in Lakeland 55+ Communities Lakeland 55+ communities real estate brokers love coffee shops- whether it’s for a business meeting or to unwind after a long day of work. Lakeland has a lot of interesting choices when it comes to coffee. Coffee shops are becoming more popul...
By Keji Ogunleye, GRI, SFR, KejiYour Realtor
(Fairfax Realty, Inc)
Comments 3
Just Sold in Pointer Ridge Bowie By Keji Ogunleye We Just Sold another beautiful property in Pointer Ridge Bowie for full price in 2 days!!!.  TO BUY A HOME IN Bowie: Call 301-6132-403TO SELL A HOME IN Bowie: Call 301-613-2043 ADDRESS OF THE PROPERTY: 16112 POINTER RIDGE DR , BOWIE, MD 20716   De...
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 13
  Working with Buyers in Nassau and Suffolk County Long Island is rewarding for us asRealtors. As each transaction is different, sometimes it's almost like putting pieces of a puzzle together until the process is completed.We enjoy working with our Buyer Clients and strive to find them the perfec...