Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(, covering California & most other states)
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Can I build a garage with the 203k program?Maybe - Yes, you can if there is no other garage on the site. If you do have a garage on site, then the new garage may be considered a luxury item and thus not be allowed. If you have a home that just needs a garage to be complete, build one with the FHA...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Facebook MarketingMy inbox was full this week with questions about the best way to use Facebook to capture business. I provided input where I could and hope those who had the inquiries follow through and see results. It really is great that so many are starting to take their social media presence...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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 Builders and developers are continually searching for land.  The Buliung Todaro Team of RE/MAX Executive Realty focus daily on securing a variety of parcels of land.  We have more land than we have builders.New construction is in demand, and The Buliung Todaro Team members are well versed in the...
By Svetlana Marinkovic, SecurityNational Mortgage Company
(SecurityNational Mortgage Company)
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  A STREAMLINE MORTGAGE REFINANCE COULD SAVE YOU $100s EVERY MONTH!Our streamline refinance process means:NO appraisal and NO income verification required.  Contact us to see how you may be able to lower your monthlymortgage payment by refinancing today! Cell       602-326-4983
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
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Do You Take the Road Less Traveled, or are you getting caught in Rush Hour Traffic? In the Real Estate Industry, there is a lot of competition among Brokerages and the Agents themselves. Using my former field of Art and Painting as an example, I was taught by a teacher that had his own style. I e...
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 Randy Mitchelson, APR, Internet Marketing Expert, Author, Activist
( and Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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Lead Generation Tips from a Serial NetworkerPresented by PLAN! - Professional Leadership Academy NetworkDecember 1, 2015 Generating enough quality leads for your sales pipeline requires knowledge of both online and offline strategies. If you haven’t met Steve Bray, Sales and Marketing Manager, Dr...
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 Richard L. McKinney P.A., For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast!
(Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise)
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What is DISCAbout a year ago I read an article about the DISC personality test. The test was designed for employers to better understand their employees. DISC measures an individual on four character traits: D dominance, I influence, S steadiness, and C conscientiousness.  Real Estate Brokers are...
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 Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Rick Gaasenbeek, shared this wonderful classic post that can be used many times over. The array of details and data will surely benefit you and your present or future clients. It is detailed and right to the point. It should also help with any gray areas, to give you an upper hand with this compe...
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 Ridge Long Island 55+ Condo was SOLD At Leisure Village, courtesy of Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila Agranoff, Real Estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson. This was a 2 bedroom 1 bath Oakmont Floor Plan Sold at Leisure Village. The buyer liked that it had an attached garage and that it wa...
By Elaine VonCannon
(Coldwell Banker Traditions)
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Bring your builders to this beautiful level lot in the gated golf community of fords colony, in Williamsburg va. The lot is located at the end of a cul-de-sac on a street that is totally built out except for 2 lots. With this location, you will be close to Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, Newtow...
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...
Traditionally Cyber Monday is when we make the best AgencyLogic discounts available. This year we are going a whole lot further. Why only make the discounts available on one day, why not five!   That's right - the following offers started last night and run through the end of business on Monday. ...
By Bill Gassett, Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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Pinterest For Real Estate Are you using Pinterest as one of your social media platforms of choice? If not you should seriously consider doing so as it is one of the fastest growing social media platforms. Pinterest is a great way of promoting your Real Estate business and of course your expertise...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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OPEN HOUSE! 3 Bedroom Longwood FL Townhouse For Sale - 443 Stanton Pl Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE November 22, Sunday 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1628 SQUARE FEET ...
This post was originally published on the Home Value Lead’s Blog.Have you ever thought of giving out a home seller’s guide? Home sellers are always looking for great advice on how to sell their homes. In today’s content-driven world, doling out advice can be a great way to generate leads and attr...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
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 West Lafayette Kimberly Estates 3 bedroom home for sale with fenced yard, garage by Purdue Research Park located at 50 Vicksburg Lane, West Lafayette IN 47906.                                                                                         Sold  !!!                                       ...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
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  Thorntown 3 bedroom home for sale 1 car attached garage under $70,000 located at 322 South Powell Street, Thorntown, Indiana 46071.                      ACCEPTED  OFFER  !!!       Thorntown, Indiana 3 bedroom home with 1 car attached garage has new flooring and fresh paint with about 1,000 squa...