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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 38
~ Facebook Marketing Tips ~Let's face it, one of the drawbacks of marketing on social media and having an online presence is the occasional appearance of creepers. Whether they text, call, IM, or send other messages, they can be a real nuisance. The best approach I have found is to ignore them, b...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 6
It's always a challenge to identify great vendors for a variety of needs that would be difficult, if not impossible, to oneself.   One such vendor we selected after significant research is 4imprint. They specialize in promotional products.  Two of the key criteria we used in selecting them for ou...

By San Diego real estate blog San Diego real estate agent
(brokerforyou.com CA Lic#00706331)
Comments 2
www.brokerforyou.com - Established 18 Year San Diego  residential real estate site that generates over 27,000 monthly unique visitors!Many major corporations expand by acquisition - now you can have the same opportunity to own one of the top San Diego real estate websites!With this generic real e...

By Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker
(Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info)
Comments 6
There is a lot of misconception as to how much business a typical Realtor does in a given year. The consumer assumes Realtors sell lots of homes each year since many brag about being a million dollar producer. Keep in mind that if the average home is  $250,000, it only takes four to be a million ...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 9
Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff are The Top Team At Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. Call our cell at 631-805-4400 if you would like us to represent you as your Realtor on Long Island. Sellers: Inventory is low. Hire Lawrence and Sheila Agranoff to get your house or condo listed and sold! Buyer...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 17
What should you say if you don't know where to start?Personally, I'm not a big fan of using scripts.  I guess it is the rebel in me because I know it works for many people.  It just doesn't happen to be my style. I totally believe in always being prepared but I'm good at ad-libbing and comfortabl...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 8
We all suffer from fear of failures.And many live with that fear.What happens then?A re-post from Lou Ludwig -The Fear of Failure Limits Your Activities Motivational Power Quote   The Fear of Failure Limits Your Activities “One who fears failure limits his activities. Failure is only the opportun...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 9
Listing agents come in a variety of shapes, sizes and talents. Sellers come in their own assortment of categories.  The key to any successful combination is for the agent to have a clear understanding of the duties needed to be performed.  Resale homeowners and builders are the two typical groups...

By Christian Penner, Your Mortgage Banker - 561-373-0987
(The Christian Penner Mortgage Team)
Comments 0
Fannie Mae Selling Guide Announcement Selling Guide Announcement SEL-2017-01 Selling Guide Updates The Selling Guide has been updated to include changes to the following: Confidentiality of Information and Data Breach Seller/Servicer Financial Eligibility Requirements Comparables in New Projects ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 3
A great first post by Shelly Al-Hashash , I am looking forward to reading more of her posts and suggest that you subscribe to her blog too.  Do you care about your clients? Do you care about their needs, their desires and do you think of their problems as your own problems?   These are some of th...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 5
What is ActiveRain Math?A simple equation that benefits all.Lou Ludwig describes a WIN-WIN equation in this re-post. ActiveRain + A Telephone Call = A Referral  ActiveRain + A Telephone Call = A Referral       "The more I help others to succeed, The more I succeed." Ray Kroc, founder of McDonalds...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 5
A great post, written almost 8 years ago by Rich Jacobson.ActiveRain is BLOGGING FOR BUSINESS! "Attracting Great Clients Thru Blogging" - Blog Tips for Rain Drips Okay, so you've heard all the hype about the ActiveRain Network and blogging. Someone you know and trust is an ActiveRain member and h...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 16
Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff SOLD another Co-op on Long Island. This time it was in Highview At Huntington, in Huntington Station L.I. As soon as this Co-op was listed, we called our buyer and got her in to see it immediately. She made an instant offer!  Highview at Huntington, with clubh...

By Scott Carson, The Note Guy
(WeCloseNotes.com Inc)
Comments 2
 Are you closing all the deals you are looking for or are you "tied up" doing things the old way? Are you raising private capital or feel like you are ball gagged when talking with prospective funding partners. Do you feel like your note business is in a rut and in need of a good "spanking" to he...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 9
Villages West in Melville Long Island is a 24 hour guard-gated all-age community within the Top Tated Half Hollow Hills School District #5. This Suffolk County North Shore residence was opened in 2006 by McGovern Drive near The Long Island Expressway Exit 49N. Villages West in Melville Long Islan...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 13
Mariner's Walk is a Townhouse community in Oyster Bay New York in Zip Code 11771. Opened in 2007, the community consists of 3 Floor Townhouses with 2 bedrooms and 2.5  baths. You can reach this destination from The Long Island Expressway Exit 41 N. Bear Right to 106 N at Fork to community. A club...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 9
The Hamlet Estates at Jericho New York is a 24 hour guard-gated luxury home community on Long Island’s famed North Shore.Here is our Community Profile for this Gated Luxury Neighborhood In Jericho Long Island, brought to you as a courtesy by Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff, Licensed Associat...

By ReferralExchange (Lisa Fettner), The largest real estate referral network in the US
(ReferralExchange)
Comments 1
 Last week, we hosted a webinar with RE Technology to share 65 ways you can build your referral business. We were also joined by Ginger Childs, a top-producing agent at RE/MAX Achievers, who has been a member of the ReferralExchange network for nine years. The webinar covered how to:• Identify ne...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 10
Harbour at Blue Point Long Island is a 24 hour gated community on the South Shore of Long Island.  You can reach Harbour at Blue Point from Montauk Highway East  and Atlantic Avenue South.  Opened in the late 1980's,  Harbour at Blue Point is a 66 unit townhouse community that is situated on 38 a...

By ReferralExchange (Lisa Fettner), The largest real estate referral network in the US
(ReferralExchange)
Comments 2
Our team just returned from an insightful and exciting five days in New York City for Inman Connect – an event where 3,500 of the best and brightest in the real estate industry come together to network and share ideas. It may just be us, but it feels like the week goes by quicker and quicker each...