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 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)
Comments 10
What Happens In This Scenario?   You have a house to sell, but you don't live in town anymore. How do you choose the right Realtor?     We know there are many reasons why a house can be empty before it goes on the market. The owner was transferred to another job in another state, someone may have...

By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 14
You’ve got a “Warm” Internet lead… how do you hang on to them until they’re ready to act? Some of those leads you get from your website (or from paid services) are people who will buy or sell in the future, but aren’t quite ready yet.The way to hang on to them is to stay in touch and never let th...
 Real estate agents and brokers have quite a few choices for regional and national conferences to attend:  There’s the big one held every autumn: the National Association of REALTORS® Conference & Expo. There are the enlightening Inman Connect events — hosted in New York and San Francisco. There ...

By BILL CHERRY, Broker & Wealth Coach
(Bill Cherry, Realtor)
Comments 20
  For the majority of my real estate career, I have been interested in redeveloping small-town downtowns.I have taken the lead as the consultant in several.It's a tricky business, especially if you are close-minded to learning the reasons one is as it is, rather than assuming that you intuitively...

By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 5
There are easy Problems or Pitfalls to watch out for before you begin your new design of your home..... You just purchased a new home, moved in, and would like to make some changes........     What should you look out for?1.  Wetlands nearby?2.  Where are the support beams?3.  What will you gain ...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 16
 Just when you start to wonder are my market reports working . I have not received a phone call in a long time . Suddenly the phone rings . Hello do you handle the condos on the gated waterfront communities .  .  I answered   "Yes I do " . He continued to tell me   they were moving back to the ar...

By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
Comments 2
Visit "Local-n-Global" Realty websiteTwinsburg City Council had a first caucus meeting in the month of October on Tuesday, 10/10/17 at 7:00 PM. Twinsburg City Council had a first regular meeting in the month of October on the same day at 7:30 PM. City of Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce had a meetin...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 36
After reading a post this morning written by Grant Schneider titled “ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT THE FUTURE FOR YOUR BUSINESS?” and I thought I’d share my thoughts on this topic.  We work in an ever changing business.  Our business follows the paths of marketing methods. Listings are the name of the r...

By Brian Lipsky
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 0
The Eldersburg Office of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. congratulates our Top Producers for September, 2017. As an office we finished the month up 3% in Sales Volume and 11% in Units vs. September 2016.Dixon/Kluge GroupGroup Top Producers, Top Listings & Top Sales $6.2 million + total production...

By Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM, Associate Broker
(Harry Norman, REALTORS® )
Comments 13
Thank you for the information Rich Gaasenbeek  Blogging has been a pillar to a powerful marketing plan for some time now, and has the staying power of a long-term, sustainable strategy. It helps drive traffic to your site, effectively nurtures leads and can be an incredible brand enhancer by help...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 41
Sometimes the hate for Z(illow) baffles me.  There's a whole #StopZillow movement and a guy more than happy to take every dollar agents will give to develop a website that will have some (for now) secret Z-killing feature that buyers just won't be able to resist.  And then all we have to do is ta...

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)
Comments 7
Setauket Meadows is an active 55+ community in Setauket/East Setauket Long Island in Zip Code 11733. Opened in 2005 for those 55 and over who are looking for a more leisure lifestyle on Long Island. You enter the community at the gated entrance with a touch-pad call system at Setauket Meadows, wh...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
Comments 32
Blogging has been a pillar to a powerful marketing plan for some time now, and has the staying power of a long-term, sustainable strategy. It helps drive traffic to your site, effectively nurtures leads and can be an incredible brand enhancer by helping to position you as a thought leader. Howeve...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Comments 0
Millbridge Subdivision InformationThe Millbridge subdivision is located in Waxhaw NC. It is a large community and features a Club House, Fitness Center, Playground, Pool, Recreation Area, Tennis Courts and Walking Trails. The Millbridge residents are served by the Cuthbertson school district of U...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Comments 0
McKinley Forest Subdivision InformationThe McKinley Forest subdivision is located in Waxhaw, NC. This is a relatively new community built by Shea Homes. It is located in the Weddington school district of Union County. Visit McKinley Forest homes for sale here.The following report numbers are mark...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 44
Two Vacant view lots SOLD!!!!! in the coveted Hilghland Park, CA 90042 area1942 Phillips WAY HIGHLAND PARK CA 90042and1938 Phillips WAY HIGHLAND PARK CA 90042   Every land sale in Los Angeles has some challenges, this one, the Owners lived overseas and having the Grant Deed signed was probably  t...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 6
When The Todaro Team introduces itself to a new potential listing client, the team presents who they are; what they do; and how well they do it.  That’s all any potential client wants to know.  Our builder is Grandis Homes, and the following is a narrative that clearly describes who they are; wha...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 8
 The operative word for our marketing efforts this month is “consistent.”  We ARE consistent with our marketing every month, but I don’t focus on that word in my marketing pieces.  Our postcard for the next mass mailing will “REMIND” every recipient that we ARE consistent.   Consistent with our e...

By Wade Webb, Real Estate Coach - Agentsboost
(Royal Lepage Kelowna)
Comments 0
It is amazing how little negotiation training most real estate agents have and most of the training they do have comes from battle scars and previous negotiations. When it comes to negotiation in all sales there are two schools of thought.1.Win/Lose2.Win/WinReal estate is a zero-sum business. The...

By Anna Banana Kruchten,CRS,CRB,GRI, Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 17
 Today while going through some photos for Dick Greenberg  Photo Contest I ran across fun photos of a Mix N Mingle mixer (which clearly had a St Paddy's Day theme going on)! What I noticed is that everyone in the photo is smiling and laughing.  We had so much fun hosting these business events onc...