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 Mullen Real Estate Team, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Just listed! 45 Liberty Drive in Shrewsbury! This 3 bed, 1.5 bath colonial is listed for $345k by Coldwell Banker.

By Debbie Harr, Realtor Homes That Click, Worthington Ohio Homes
(Homes that Click Realtors)
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Asbury Heights Home for Sale in Blackick OH Overview Maps Photos Features Video $199,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,820 sqftLot: 0.14 acre(s)Year Built: 2009MLS #: 217041063 Location 1010 Preble DrBlacklick, OH 43004USA Debbie Harr Homes...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
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This article from Jeffrey DiMuria is from eons ago...it's from 2008.  I just came across it as I was do a search for something else and the title caught my eye, so I clicked.  Marketing tip - Make a Neighborhood Directory. Wow, this is such a smart and clever idea.  There are many ways that you c...

By Nancy Robinson Ranked #111 by Real Trends/Wall Street Journal, #10 Century21 Realtor in the US, #16 in the World
(Century 21 Town and Country)
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With this true home of value you will find every surface of this home has been redone or re-built. We are featuring for you a new kitchen with white soft-close cabinetry; granite counters; stunning Virginia tile ceramic back splash, all appliances, and more! Large formal dining room has built-in ...

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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Today Let's Review Islip Landing Condos In Central Islip Long Island, brought to you as a courtesy by Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker & Licensed RE Salesperson: Opened in 2008, the community is surrounded by Medea Way and Maya Circle. These are attached...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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 Most of us realize that quality of life is all about attitude. Attitude drives business and personal success. One’s attitude will define the degree of success with time management.  Time management is the ability to successfully complete all designated tasks within a certain period of time. Thos...

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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How do you handle a Buyer that says "I'm Just Looking"?You know, the ones that say they don't know where they want to move, if they want to move, and when they want to move. The Buyers that are "window shopping", and aren't sure if now is the time to buy. We try to handle this type of "shopper" w...

By Anna Banana Kruchten CRS,CRB, Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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  This past year we decided to 'ramp' up the 'Anna Banana Brand' a bit and change up our signs and other marketing pieces. I'm pleased to say that we've gotten a lot of response from clients and many other folks about the new signs. One thing is for sure, you just can't forget Anna Banana For Sal...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Anna Banana Kruchten "One thing is for sure, you just can't forget Anna Banana For Sale Signs when driving by!  And honestly, there are a lot of new branding signs out there these days for other companies that are real snooze jobs."Right on target - and - re-blog!     This past year we decided to...

By Jesse Friedman, Founder of TORCHx by Web.com
(TORCHx by Web.com)
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Note: TORCHx by Web.com has attained Google Premier Partner status for their Adwords platform. As a real estate agent or broker, one of your biggest challenges is trying to generate qualified leads online. Your efforts often attract “looky-loos” who are just browsing homes for sale and aren’t ser...

By Mark Organek, On a journey to accomplish one huge goal.
(And the United States of America)
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Zillow Opendoor OfferPad - What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger!The times are a changing...Zillow, Opendoor, OfferPad and recently REVINRE all started cutting into the listing market.  There are other companies just like them that are either already in markets or soon to come to market.  To m...

By Jesse Friedman, Founder of TORCHx by Web.com
(TORCHx by Web.com)
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Are You Hoping to Capture Millennial Homebuyers as Customers?Smart move. Millennials are the biggest generation in U.S. history, even surpassing baby boomers in numbers. Already, they make up 34 percent of all homebuyers—and as they get older, make more money and start families, that figure will ...

By Steve Babbitt, Past President of the Rochester Realtors
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
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 A Fetching New Home for You and Your Dog There are so many families across America that have pets. Nearly 60% of people either have a dog or cat, with many families having multiple animals.  This means that when it comes to buying a new home, a lot of people have some extra considerations.  Not ...

By Linda De Fusco, The Arizona Rainmaker
(The De Fusco TEAM Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Referral networks are not all equal. Don't have time to search for a great agent? WE DO! Discover the difference "vetted" agents make in sending and receiving agent to agent referrals across the country.

By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
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When your inheritance poses a significant concern Inheritance is a blessing, a gift bequeathed to you by your loving parents or other family members. In many cases, it is given to extend financial support, or as a way of expressing gratitude.  People usually inherit money, books, antique furnitur...

By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
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Are you looking for an answer to your mortgage problems? A short sale may be a good option if you need to sell your home but find that you owe more on your mortgage than the current estimated value of the property. It is an agreement between you and your lender that the lender will accept less th...

By Clason Whitney, "Your Proactive, Trusted Real Estate Advisor"
(Coldwell Banker Pro West Real Estate)
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735 E California St $898,000 (Jacksonville)Open Saturday 1-32bd/2ba CB Pro West Greg Glass and Kathy Tinsley, BrokersHost: Jen Gerrard 541-840-7526 and Jenny Orndoff 541-973-4305 725 E California St $916,000 (Jacksonville)Open Saturday 1-34bd/3ba CB Pro West Greg Glass and Kathy Tinsley, BrokersH...

By Nancy Robinson Ranked #111 by Real Trends/Wall Street Journal, #10 Century21 Realtor in the US, #16 in the World
(Century 21 Town and Country)
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Stunning 2012 build is better than new! Beautiful, bright and spacious with lovely premium finishes throughout. Gleaming oak hardwood flooring in family room; kitchen and dining area. Family room is large and open; anchored by gas fireplace. Granite kitchen with large center island; subway tile b...

By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Source Realty, LLC)
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A custom-built home where you can entertain in style Nestled among lovely and spacious homes in the conveniently located Manhattan Estates is this stunning custom-built, Corpus Christi home for sale. It features 4 exquisite bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with 2,389 square feet of living space.This home...

By Cathy Turney, Making Fun of Real Estate and Twitter!
(Better Homes Realty)
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 You wrote a brilliant article or have an exciting product and you want to share it with movers and shakers. Or you need to bump sales of your book. Immediately. For free. And you have about 10 minutes in which to accomplish it.Twitter to the rescue!Here are the simple steps you would take to get...