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 Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Sterling Fine Properties)
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In between football games and shopping take a few minutes to watch this video.It is some very straightforward advice for making 2016 your best year ever..My special offer for Black Friday is at the end of the blog.. Video - The Best Advice For 2016Real Estate & Luxury Home Sales Training - Unlimi...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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     Typically on Mondays, I do my Monday Morning Motivator. This morning I am going to forego this until a little later in the day. I am already motivated as my mind must have been churning overtime as when my feet hit the floor, a flood of ideas, like the rain outside my window, kept falling in...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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I’m hearing rumbling online about business having slowed. There’s always business out there, and what one needs to do is find it.  Find it online and offline. Find it in places you didn’t expect to find it.  Marketing online is a staple now on the marketing menu. Analyze the inventory in your mar...
By Peg Augustus
(Lakeshore Realty)
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How to Take Great Photos of Your Incline Village Luxury Home for Sale Home buyers usually start their home search by browsing on the internet for luxury homes for sale in Incline Village NV. If you have done all the necessary tips and tricks for your website or social media page to land at Google...
By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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A #good #real_estate agent is equal is equal parts #marketer, #negotiator, and #magician.Erica Homes, LLC (803) 712-4194     
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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Georgetown Home For SaleOffering “Magnolia” floor plan boasting approximately 1800 sq ft living; recent carpet; recent roof shingles; gourmet kitchen with granite counter-tops and under mount sink; breakfast bar; with open living/dining; all GE appliances; covered porch & covered patio.Two car ga...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Speechless Sundays: Private Property!!!!!!WOW!! If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Marina Del R...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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One day a fellow copywriter wrote and asked me to take a look at something a prospective client had sent her. She wanted to know if I could help her figure out what he meant.She's not normally a real estate writer, but she knows I am and she was pretty sure it had to do with real estate. (Yes, it...
By RealSupport, Inc., - Virtual Real Estate Marketing
(RealSupport Inc.)
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Several weeks ago, we posted an introduction to content marketing in our prior blog post, “The Basics of Real Estate Content Marketing.” While the concept of content marketing is simple, we sometimes find real estate professionals sharing volumes of information without having a strategy in place....
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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There's a prestigious All-Age Condominium Community in Woodbury Long Island known as Eagle Chase.  Eagle Chase At Woodbury Long Island is a 24 hour guard-gated Condo Community that was opened in 1988 in Nassau County New York at Long Island's Famed North Shore.  You can reach Eagle Chase by The L...
By Nancy Blaker Weber, Wright Bros. Real Estate
(Wright Bros. Real Estate)
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If you are like me when you approach the recycling bins you aren’t sure what goes where. There are so many recycling myths and misunderstandings floating around. If you are trying to do it correctly you will need to inquire at different sources.The most important point is that recycling is decide...
By Judy Wahba Realtor-Broker/Owner Steve Houck Realtor/Partner
(Real Estate Partners, LLC)
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 I have truly enjoyed the Thanksgiving weekend. I answered several calls, emails and requests for information, but I gave this time to my family.   The thought has occurred to me throughout the weekend: " Do we tell our clients, customers and fellow agents how thankful we are for them?" Well, thi...
By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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A #HOUSE is made of #Bricks & #Beams. A #Home is made of #Hopes & #DreamsErica Homes, LLC (803) 712-4194
By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
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Great information, thanks for the post! 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, teleconferen...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Pacific Realty)
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In November 2015, PropertyRadar reported notice of default increased 9.82% in September of 2015 from September of 2015, but down 12.73% from October of 2014; While notice of sales were down 7.20% in October of 2015 from September of 2015, and dropped 11.84% from October of 2014 in Los Angeles Cou...
By Jim Lee, Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
(RE/MAX By The Bay)
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It's a proven fact that consumers will go where ever what they want is located.If they want to buy some new clothes, Amazon, Land's End, or the local mall is a good bet; ice cream cone; Baskin-Robbins or Ben & Jerry's probably has what you're looking for.Want to buy a new house?  There's a excell...
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 Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
Comments 43
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 Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 64
What Is the "Just Looking" Buyer Really Saying?We in the real estate business get calls from buyers that tell us they are just looking. But wait a minute. They took the time to call and maybe even emailed some questions so what are they really saying? Are they interested in real estate or not?The...
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...