Real Estate Sales and Marketing

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By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
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Speechless Sundays - And, So It Begins . . .  This week, our Divco took its first steps in becoming our new event truck! It has a long way to go, and we are so excited by all of the possibilities.  We will have more details soon and will continue to share as it makes its journey back to life ; )
By Belinda Johns, Northern Virginia "Hometown" Realtor
(Exit Realty)
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Waynewood is one of the most family-friendly communities in the Fort Hunt area of Fairfax County. Located between Old Town Alexandria and Mount Vernon, Waynewood real estate offers everything for the young and old as the neighborhood is instilled with a delightful small town feel. Established in ...
By Kathleen Turner
(Keller Williams Realty)
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                                        Gorgeous Renovation on HUGE PRIVATE LOT!             Stunning Renovation on .72  Acre Private Lot! Completely Re-Done Inside & Out! New Hardi-Plank Siding, Windows & Portico! Gracious Interiors Feature New Brazilian Cherry HW's, New Designer Lighting & Pain...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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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 Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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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)
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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 one se...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Trying to Stay Ahead of the Crowd with MarketingIt’s actually not that difficult to stay ahead of the crowd with marketing.  The key is to do it.  No matter what it is.  I am constantly amazed by the number of Realtors and other professionals who believe they will just get business dropping into ...
By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
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Debbie Reynolds is hosting this super contest in August that I feel inclined to enter. Yes, I have been doing a few things differently this year and it's really paying off for me. In fact, this is already my best year in terms of number of closings.Maybe to some real estate professionals, it's no...
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 Long Island 55+ Condo was SOLD courtesy of Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila Agranoff, And Again It's At...   Leisure Village in Ridge NY     This 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath Updated Baronet  Floor Plan Condo at Leisure Village in Ridge Long Island had an attached garage and sunroom, and looked onto a...
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 Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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2710 E. Coyote Mint Circle Payson, AZ 85541 Breathtaking Chaparral Pines Home!! Home   Virtual Tour   Photo Gallery   Property Map   Financing   Request Showing   Contact Me   Tamra Lee Ulmer A-REO BROKER Office: 928-474-2550: Mobile: 928-978-5180: Price : $438,700.00 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 3....
By Kyle Reyes
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I've been harping on why you all need to start producing video for quite some time.And I've been really bullish on why you need to upload that video directly to Facebook.So I'd be a little remiss if I didn't keep you up to date on some new features for posting videos on business pages.If you are ...
Exclusive listing agent Sue Dearing with Keller Williams Realty is holding an Open House, Sunday, August 23, 2015 from 11AM to 3 PM., on this custom Santa Fe style home located in the prestigious Sycamore Rocks area of Apple Valley. This South Road home features over 3500 square feet of comfortab...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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    In a few days, the last 1/3rd of the year will be upon us. For some, it is time to start taking a serious look at the numbers. Today, I have been working on the business plan for the last 120 Days. According to the Devil in Napoleon Hill’s, ‘Outwitting the Devil’, any plan, even a weak one is...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
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  West Lafayette Woodfield Estates 4 bedroom home for sale by Purdue Research Park on wooded lot with deck located at 3515 Woodfield, West Lafayette IN 47906.                 SOLD !!! West Lafayette Woodfield Estates 4 bedroom home for sale by Purdue Research Park on wooded lot with deck is now a...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Making the Rounds of Real EstateHave you ever tried to make your way through a maze at an amusement park or farm field? If you don’t know the layout, it’s probably going to take you a long time to find your way through. You’ll hit a lot of dead ends, go around in circles a few times, and maybe ev...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Pacific Realty)
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On August 20, 2015, Realtytrac.com reported in there were 264 distress properties in July of 2015, unchanged 0.0% from June of 2015, but gained 8.0% from July of 2014. While 17.1% were pre foreclosures, 56.1% were auctions, and 26.8% were REOs; one in every 1640 homes were in foreclosure in July ...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Ron & Alexandra Siegel, 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 thi...
By Debbie Harr, Realtor Homes That Click, Worthington Ohio Homes
(Homes that Click Realtors)
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Village at Chestnut Hill- Westerville Schools Overview Maps Photos Features Video $179,900 Condominium Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,638 sqftYear Built: 2005MLS #: 215031423 Location 3993 LegendColumbus, OH 43230USA Debbie Harr Homes That Click Realtors(614) 268-7...
By Debbie Harr, Realtor Homes That Click, Worthington Ohio Homes
(Homes that Click Realtors)
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Dublin Oh- Hawks Nest Overview Maps Photos Features Video $444,900 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 4,280 sqftLot: 0.49 acre(s)Year Built: 1999MLS #: 215030987 Location 7628 Kestrel Way WDublin, OH 43017USA Debbie Harr Homes That Click Realtors(614) ...