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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By Barbara Hobbs, Lic. FL & AL, A real person helping real people!
(RE/MAX Gulf Properties )
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Motivated seller! Bring an offer! Beautiful lot in the Preserves at Crown Pointe. Waterfront on beautiful Perdido Bay, with the astounding sunsets to the West! You can't go wrong making this your new home! Easy access to Pensacola NAS, Correy Station, Naval Hospital, shopping Beaches and dining. ...

By John Moran
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
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 Listing Details-6627 Thomas Drive 204 Panama City Beach, FL 32408Price: $469,000MLS number: 657437Bedrooms: 2Baths: 2Square Footage: 1447 Call John Skinner (850) 543-5763 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing. LUXURY CONDO!Own in this elite Thomas Drive condominium! Pr...

By Ella Reape, Realtor 603-821-1140 ~ Selling Homes Throughout Southern New Hampshire, Luxury Homes Division, Keller Williams
(Keller Williams Realty Nashua NH)
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Listed by Ella Reape of Keller Williams Realty Nashua ~ (603) 883-3343 ~ Living and Working in Southern NH & Beyond! 78 Barbara Ln, Hudson, NH 03051For just $325,000 Just Listed by Ella Reape!. Not to be missed this Beautifully Updated light and Bright 3 Bedroom 2.5 Bath Condo has it all! The air...

By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(, covering California & most other states)
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The FHA 203k is alive and well in Seattle...and anywhere else in the USA. This program is to allow buyers and owners the ability to get the money to make needed repairs, updating, or handicap access. Yes, you can use this program to improve access to the property, ramps, widening doorways, instal...

By Christian Penner, Your Mortgage Banker - 561-373-0987
(The Christian Penner Mortgage Team)
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How Fast Can You Save for a Down Payment? Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long would it take you to save for a down payment in each ...

By Loreena and Michael Yeo, Real Estate Agents
(3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Frisco TX Real Estate Co.)
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Own a home in the charming community of The Fairways at the Trails Tucked in the charming community of The Fairways at the Trails is this elegant and spacious single-family home for sale.In a place where homes are equally beautiful and spacious, this home stands out for its traditional style and ...

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 Dave Keys, Chief Search Strategist Real Estate SEO Expert
(MOVE UP in Google Search Learn How Here)
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Quick test. What will you do to prepare for marketing your real estate business in 2017? Are you getting ready for a boom or bust? Is the market going to be too crazy to predict and plan? Not at all. It's what you want for your business regardless of the volatile market environment that matters. ...

By Ken Lapp, Internet marketing for Real Estate Agents
(Top Agent Internet Marketing)
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Online research shows that 100 million people watch online video every single day. That number is only predicted to increase as more online users consume video at a greater rate and as more brands begin producing video content.For real estate, video has enormous potential to not only help sell ho...

By Maria Holland, Realtor, ABR, GRI, CDPE, SFR
(RE/Max Elite, ABR,GRI, CDPE, SFR)
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  Be inspired by this quality custom built Ford home. Just barely over 5 years old, you will love the open floor plan and features that trend with today's design.  Over $20,000 was invested in the landscape deisgn and materials for the back yard.  You will love the stone patio, fountain and fire ...

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:  #JayMecray #DaycareChildCareForLeasePhoenixAZ, #CommercialRealEstate #ResidentialRealEstate #Arizona #Phoenix #Chandler #Mesa #Gilbert #Tempe #Scottsdale #Ahwatukee #ParadiseVa...

By Thom Abbott, Midtown Atlanta GA Condos For Sale
( |770.713.1505 | Intown Atlanta GA Condo Living)
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If you don't catch this weekly Awesomeness....then let me share it with you! This feature from Anita Clark is always jam packed full of good stuff. Heck, on this week's feature alone, I found out about adding Services and other tabs to my Business Page. Lots of good stuff here.... ~ Facebook Mark...

By Ryland Taniguchi
(The Ryco Group Keller Williams)
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The real estate community has been anxiously eager to learn all of the little tricks to get on the first page of those "longtail SEO keywords" (longtail meaning the less popular search terms that you focus your SEO campaigns on).  Some real estate marketing "gurus" have been teaching realtors how...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
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Many agents work tirelessly, often skipping lunch and staying late, to check off all the boxes on the day’s to-do list. They repeat the cycle day in and day out for weeks at a time and then wonder why they’re feeling burned out and tired all the time. They may also wonder why they’re not seeing r...

By Corinne Guest, Managing Broker, The Choice of Professionals
(Barrington Realty Company)
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Note I do not make this statement in reference to bought leads as experience tells me they are both poor leads, duplicated leads and leads forced to fill a form out to gain access to more information. I am talking about your own self generated internet leads.I have been working internet leads for...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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Want a quick-close Case Offer? We Can dO that for you!

By John Moran
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
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  Listing Details-144 Spries Lane Unit 109 Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459Price: $255,000MLS number: 770638Bedrooms: 1Bathrooms: 1Square Footage: 726Call Courtney Moher (614) 218-0137 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing. A JEWEL! A jewel in sought-after Gulf Place Caribbea...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Question: Do you 'adjust' your fees for your clients?Lenn Harley shares her thoughts in this re-post:TO REBATE OR TO NOT REBATE. THAT IS THE DEBATE and it's a lot more complicated than some would think.  DO YOU REBATE A PART OF YOUR FEE TO BUYERS OR SELLERS??? IF YOU DO, WHY DO YOU? IF YOU DO NOT...

By Zach @ Chime, We market for agents, build CRM and tools. Ask me!
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 “In this business, the second you stop innovating, you’re irrelevant,” Tom Ferry Innovation requires creativity, but often times we get ourselves stuck doing the same conservative methods, hoping to see a growth in business. When was the last time you evaluated your tools and systems? Name a tim...

By Karen Mathers - REALTOR YOUR, When it Matters, Choose Mathers! 772-532-3221
(Keller Williams Vero Beach)
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Fill your golden years with fun, relaxation, and a great home here at Vero Beach FL. There are things that you should definitely consider when it comes to choosing your retirement home. After all, this is where you will be spending a new chapter in your life,  while creating new and exciting memo...