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 Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
Comments 1
Just listed! 169 Holden Street in Holden! This 2 bed, 1 bath ranch is listed for $242,900 by RE/MAX.

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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Buyers Ask: Won't We Get A Better Price If We Use The Listing Agent? We have been asked this question many times. Not all consumers actually understand how this business works and are confused about using a Realtor. The answer is NO.  Any licensed Long Island Realtor can show a buyer property, so...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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The Gardens on Providence Subdivision InformationThe Gardens at Providence is a subdivision located in Waxhaw NC. It is located within the Marvin school district of  Union County. The Gardens at Providence amenities include tennis courts and a pond. To search The Gardens on Providence homes for s...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 8
  Leisure Glen in Ridge Long Island is a 24 hour Guard-Gated Active 55 and Over Community in Suffolk County New York. Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff, Licensed Associate Broker and Licensed Salesperson, List and Sell at Leisure Glen in Ridge Long Island in Zip Code 11961.Here Is Our Communit...

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Newer colonial in a premier setting in Lancaster! Cul-de-sac location and set back from the road to maximize the privacy of the 3.62 acres. 4 beds, 2.5 baths and nearly 3000 sq feet that includes a full Master Suite with private bath, first floor office, formal dining room and family room. Large ...

By Sheila Newton Team -- Anderson & Greenville SC Real Estate, 26 years experience -Residential Real Estate Sales
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - C. Dan Joyner)
Comments 5
I don't reblog a lot of posts, but this one has so much wonderful info in it, I just had to share it again. Facebook is an awesome tool for Realtors.. If used in the right way, it can be better than most any other advertising means.. Below is a post with tons of info on facebook advertising. It i...

By Randy Mitchelson, APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(iPartnerMedia.com #goipm & Homeland Heroes Home Loans)
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Change is constant. You often have no control of change. So why do organizations and people sometimes struggle with change management? Attend PLAN! This week to see  Erica Castner, Business Coach and iHeartRadio Host who will address this subject.Attendees will learn about: -3 ways to be more pro...

By Bob Stewart, ActiveRain
(ActiveRain)
Comments 83
If someone comes to you and wants to buy a house, but the house they want doesn't match up with a home currently listed for sale on the MLS, what do you do?One of the really awesome parts about Ben Kinney buying ActiveRain, is that it's given me an unprecedented level of access to see how he runs...

By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert/PrinterBees Founder
(www.PrinterBees.com)
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Interested in advice your buyers are receiving? Check out the previous post!Do you shudder when you see some of the advice that’s given to people about to sell their homes? You’re not alone. A lot of the advice given to sellers would be laughable if it weren’t so damaging.Fortunately, it’s not al...

By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, Realtors - Selling the Main Line, PA Lic AB067198
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc )
Comments 9
I am a Realtor among other things, and as such a small business owner, and therefore wear a multitude of hats. There are many things I need to do each day to prospect, to follow up on listings, call clients, meet new clients, call past clients, have coffee with someone, be involved with the local...

By Susan Haughton, The Susan & Mindy Team...Your Concierge Agents
(Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
Comments 7
What a unique approach - here's a creative way to reassure clients on the often-unspoken fears they have about the home selling or home buying process.  Address the potential negatives upfront in a positive way that lays out for them just how you are going to make this a positive experience for t...
At some point in your real estate career, you'll come to the realization that your database is really important. I hope you've already come to that point and you are looking for ways each day to add new people to that database.I'd like to share with you a story of one agent (or a small team reall...

By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert/PrinterBees Founder
(www.PrinterBees.com)
Comments 2
Recently on Facebook someone asked, “In one word, what do you wish you had more of?” Almost everyone had the same answer, “time.”Everyone feels like they don’t have enough time, and it’s especially true for Realtors®. Keeping up with your market, showing properties to buyers, marketing listings, ...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 22
The Buliung Todaro Team had a week plentifully filled with 7 closed transactions. Five were listings and two were as buyer agents. Five of the seven closings were credited to the team leaders, Eric Buliung and Tammy Todaro.I’ve always believed that production starts at the top, and the leaders of...

By Michael Hellickson, Real Estate Speaker, Trainer, Coach
(ClubWealth®)
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Geo farming is a specific neighborhood or area where you have focused your main marketing strategies. The goal of geo farming is to become the “neighborhood expert”.Here is how you do it.        Select an Area When searching for the right area to farm, there are many things to consider. First, ma...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 11
"Each of us moves forward because of our competitive nature."        Each of us moves forward because of our competitive nature.  Whether we want to admit it or not, we are always cognizant of those who are around us.  We are watching them just as they are watching us.  One does not need to be a ...

By Rich Swier, We Predict Future Listings
(offrs.com)
Comments 5
Everyone is looking for the Silver Bullet for Seller Leads. Much like the search for the Holy Grail or the Fountain of Youth, no matter how many people fail to find it - nobody seems to stop believing it exists.If it did exist... what would it be? What form would it take? Obviously it would be mo...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 20
Happens once in a while!We want to help them - the right way.They also know what is right for them but...As Richie Alan Naggar shares the story in this repostWENT WITH ANOTHER REALTOR  So how is everything going I asked my neighbor, who I have known for 8 years why is he selling his home. I got o...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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If you're looking for a lovely Townhouse Homeowners Association community on Long Island, like the buyer Realtors Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila are working with, read our Community Profile about Silver Ponds in Manorville Long Island 11949.       Where is Silver Ponds?    Silver Ponds is a gated T...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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       Mt. Sinai Long Island Condo, The Ranches In Suffolk County New York 11766    Situated in Mt. Sinai Long Island in Suffolk County New York, there's an all-age condo community called The Ranches.    You can reach The Ranches in Mt Sinai by The Long Island Expressway Exit 63N and follow it to...