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 Teresa Ryan - Ryan Hill Realty, Naperville IL Real Estate Broker
(Ryan Hill Realty)
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Looking for a Naperville home close to downtown? If you are relocating to Naperville and would like to live in a home close to downtown, there are many good neighborhoods to choose from.  Each of these communities and subdivisions has a distinct feel.  Although, homes that border these communitie...

By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
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Lately when showing properties I have been noticing a trend......Baby Boomers are on the Move to Nashville!Remember when your grandparents lived in the same town and sometimes the same house their entire lives.  Well that is not the case anymore!  Baby Boomers (55+) is a generation of future gran...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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 INTRODUCTIONYour website doesn’t generate leads, You do. That being said, the functionality of a website, and how you drive traffic to it can make a significant difference in your quantity and even quality of real estate leads.Listen. I do everything I can to get organic leads through search eng...

By Debbie Harr, Realtor Homes That Click, Worthington Ohio Homes
(Homes that Click Realtors)
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Westerville Home for Rent in Westerville OH - Westerville Schools Overview Maps Photos Features Video $1,095 Residential Rental Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Full Bathroom1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,200 sqftLot: 0.09 acre(s)Year Built: 1983MLS #: 217009111 Location 6010 Sunwood PlWesterville, OH 4308...

By Christopher Pagli, "I Stay Open Until You Close"
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group)
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Does your business card pack a punch? Find out how to make a lasting impression in this Motivational Minute! 

By SmartZip Analytics, Predictive analytics for real estate
(SmartZip)
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Back in the summer, SmartZip sponsored a crowd-sourced Active Rain webinar discussing new listing generation strategies. At that time, together with Active Rain, we gathered and shared six impressive, proven strategies that are helping agents to drive in new listings. As we approach spring sellin...

By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert/PrinterBees Founder
(www.PrinterBees.com)
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I recently posted an article about using car door magnets to promote your real estate business. I felt that it was a great way to increase visibility and create curiosity about your brand and your services.I got several comments that surprised me and really made me think. Some Realtors® weren’t i...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Yes this door hanger has a Baseball schedule in it but the truth is Door Hanging does pay off.  Last week I  walked 3 days of only 2 hours each day and this week had 3 phone calls from the farm area and they want CMA this week.  It still works, now yes, I do mail to these farm areas every quarter...

By Melissa Jackson, REALTOR® Matching Buyers & Sellers
(United Country Real Estate FW)
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Came across this informative blog by Marte Cliff while cleaning up some of my older blogs.   Don't miss the link Marte shares toward the bottom of her post.  Yes, I did pick up a couple of other good pointers also.  When you take the time to write – whether it’s a blog post, a prospecting letter,...

By John Moran
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
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               Listing DetailsEl Matador Condo Unit 442909 Santa Rosa Blvd Unit 442 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548Price: $381,000MLS number: 772250Bedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 2Square Footage: 1037Call Gil Erikson at 850-714-2122 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing.   FABULOUS V...

By Richard Woodward NMLS#217454, Service Beyond Expectations! Your Texas Lender
(Service First Mortgage, NMLS #166487)
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Hey Realtors.   I thought you might like to read this blog post.  Some great ideas here.  I especially like this one: Buy lunch for your local servants.  Bring sandwiches for the local firehouse or bagels to your local librarians.  And of course if you attended one of my Facebook or Video marketi...

By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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Just this morning my mail included a message from a fellow copywriter who wanted to sell me a course on Tweeting for leads.It began with “Nowadays us copywriters are being bombarded with…” What? Ouch!! “Nowadays us are?” No, no, no! “Us” is an object, not a subject – and if she’d just removed the...

By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
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Invest now in the growing city of Nashville! You won't find a better floor plan with a better finish package than this one. This new construction home has an open floor plan that centers around a beautiful fireplace. The Master Bedroom and large office is on the main level. You will enjoy a gorge...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Working as a buyer's agent has its own challenges!You cannot manage unlimited clients!In this re-post, Barbara Todaro teaches us Time Management.Need To Balance Your Time?? Listing Agents Can Do That !!! Listings are the name of the real estate game, and this has always been my attitude.  After r...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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    The Knolls in Stony Brook Long Island was opened in 1981, and is a North Shore 55 and Over community consisting of all ranch style units. These condos are attached in groupings. You can reach The Knolls by Route 347 to Nicolls Road to Oxhead Road.   The Knolls in Stony Brook L.I. (when avail...

By Jay Mecray - Sotheby's (480) 868-3814, #JayMecray #RealEstate #Arizona #Phoenix #Maricopa
(Sotheby's Realty)
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Daycare Child Care For Lease Phoenix AZ   Contact: Jay Mecray Phone: 480-256-9771 Email:  Jay@AZ-Property-Solutions.com  #JayMecray #DaycareChildCareForLeasePhoenixAZ, #CommercialRealEstate #ResidentialRealEstate #Arizona #Phoenix #Chandler #Mesa #Gilbert #Tempe #Scottsdale #Ahwatukee #ParadiseVa...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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Nestled in Port Jefferson Long Island, in The Town of Brookhaven, The Riviera is a private Condo community on the North Shore of Eastern Long Island.   The Riviera can be reached by the Long Island Expressway to the Nicolls Road Exit and North to Route 25A to Oakwood Road.  Opened in the 1970′s a...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Past clients always help in our business - provided we stay in touch with them.One more way they can help is by providing great testimonials.Jessica Schweppe shares in this post, how to get great real estate testimonials. The Challenge: You had a great working relationship with a past client but ...

By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert/PrinterBees Founder
(www.PrinterBees.com)
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For some reason, spring always gets me thinking about listings. It must be the warm weather and the fact that the busy season for real estate is just around the corner.Marketing for real estate listings is something that you can develop a system for. You can make sure you always take certain step...

By Dawnmccurdybroker colonienyhomesforsale518-441-3538, Serving Albany, Rensselaer,Saratoga,Schen Counties
(McCurdy Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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Grab this chance to own this charming city cottage in Schenectady This lovely cottage home is set on a corner lot on the tree-lined street of McDonald Ave. With three bedrooms and one bathroom, this Schenectady home for sale has an understated frontage but with a surprisingly stylish interior tha...