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 Mullen Real Estate Team, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Just listed! 70 Washington Street in Shrewsbury! This 3 bed, 2 bath ranch is listed for $344,900 by Coldwell Banker.

By Mullen Real Estate Team, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Just listed! Lot 5 Gulf Street in Shrewsbury! This 1.4 acre lot is listed for $235k by Collins & Demac.

By Mullen Real Estate Team, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Just listed! 87 Shrewsbury Street in Holden! This 3 bed, 2 bath cape is listed for $289,900 by Patti Faucher.

By Mullen Real Estate Team, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Just listed! 17 Holt Road in Holden! This 4 bed, 2.5 bath colonial is listed for $309,900 by Holden Realty, Inc.

By Jordan Ayan
(The Lifestyle Collection)
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CLOSED THIS WEEK - We listed this beautifully designed home in Whisper Rock at 7378 East Lower Wash Pass and sold it the first day we listed it for 97.3% of the original list price. The average for other agents in this community in the past year is only 84.3% and 212 days on the market.This home ...

By ReferralExchange (Lisa Fettner), The largest real estate referral network in the US
(ReferralExchange)
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We really enjoy traveling to different industry events across the country. It gives us a chance to meet new people, see old friends and connect with the amazing agents in our network – and 2018 is shaping up to be a great year.If you’re attending any of these conferences, drop us a line at market...

By Dianna Mandzuk, Dianna Mandzuk
(RE/Max Jazz Inc., Brokerage)
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3390 Garrard Road, Whitby $699,900 Welcome to this stunning 3 bedroom 1772 sqft brick raised bungalow located in Whitby. This property shows like new with many recent renovations including, but not limited to, a new kitchen with granite counter tops and backsplash, new flooring in the family room...

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.)
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"The world belongs to problem solvers."Over the span of a 30-year career I had the opportunity to work many transactions.  Some I loved and some not so much. Since it is February, the month of love,  Lisa Von Domek has challenged us to write about some of the transactions we loved during our care...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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How do you stay top-of-mind with friends and clients? I was in the dollar store recently and scooped up a ton of these candy hearts, you know the ones that have sentiments imprinted on them, like "Be Mine", "Together" and "Cutie Pie". I attached a label with my contact information and picture on ...

By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert/PrinterBees Founder
(www.PrinterBees.com)
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Are you trying to save money by printing and designing your own real estate marketing?If so, STOP!There are so many great reasons to go pro with your marketing. Here are just a few.Professional Marketing Shows Your ValueYou know how clients are always wondering if you’re worth your commission?If ...

By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida, Experts in Listing and Selling Waterfront & Luxury
(Premier Sotheby's International Realty)
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Ormond Beach Florida | Once you visit Ormond Beach there is a good chance you will fall in love with the natural beauty and the quality of life here on the coast of Volusia County in Central Florida.  People love living in Ormond Beach and homes for sale are in high demand.  Homes for sale in Orm...

By Dennis Swartz, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, CMCA, MBA...experience counts!
(Rickert Property Management)
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As I sit here on a Sunday morning answering emails from angry residents, insane clients, and mad vendors, covering topics from dog poop to broken refrigerators to lost invoices to missing payments, I was remembering some research I did on effective managers while working on my MBA. You see ,  I s...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
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We have a huge shortage of Listing Inventory.In this re-post, Daniel Ramsey teaches us...How to Set Up a Predictable Listing Machine With Virtual Assistants!   What if a mystery agent called you on the phone one late afternoon and asked…   “Hey, what would it do for you if you had a simple proces...

By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtors, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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First impressions count, this is true especially when marketing your Tredyffrin Easttown home for sale. But more than this is also the need for exposure not just in numbers but in reaching the right audience. Today, many of the buyers are looking for video, not slide shows of homes.When I first b...

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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 What Mistakes Can We Avoid When Selling Our Suffolk County Long Island House? Selling your house, especially if you've never done it before, can be a challenge. Here are some suggestions of Mistakes You Can Avoid:  Mistake #1: Setting The Price Too High Overpriced houses do not sell. Sellers oft...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Lou's focus on the positive is sorely missed.  If we can remember to look beyond an obstacle and instead see opportunities just think of all we could accomplish.  Motivational Power Quote   Broaden Your View and See the Opportunities “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” Albert Einstein...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Real estate agents are marketing agents. Real estate agents don’t sell homes, they market homes in search of potential buyers and sellers. Once the buyer agent shows the home, the home will either sell itself or not. The buyer likes it or doesn’t. No one can convince a buyer to buy. The home will...

By Toby Barnett, Toby Barnett
(KW Northwest)
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Since purchasing and using a drone for in-house home tours, we've had the pleasure of filming many wonderful properties. Our clients loved the views and the professionalism, enjoyed the news converage their homes recieved, being invited to the Museum of Flight to share knowledge on real estate dr...

By Daniel Ramsey, MyOutDesk - Real Estate Virtual Professionals
(MyOutDesk)
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 What if a mystery agent called you on the phone one late afternoon and asked… “Hey, what would it do for you if you had a simple process for getting new clients every single week? And better yet, what if this process was predictable, consistent, and repeatable? And better still, what if most of ...

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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Woodridge Strathmore Terrace is an established over 55 community in Mt. Sinai Long Island and Suffolk County New York.  Opened in 1974, Woodridge Strathmore Terrace can be reached by Route 347 to Canal Road, a left to Plymouth Avenue and left to Chippendale Drive. Since this is an established com...