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 Pam Dent, REALTOR® - Charlottesville Virginia Homes / Horse
(Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)
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Experience the best of comfort and privacy in this beautiful country home This custom-built Virginia country home  offers ample space, stunning views and lush foliage, ensuring the best of privacy and retreat. Situated on a 6.45 acre lot, a peaceful rural setting with endless country views are y...

By Dena Stevens, Putting The Real Into Realtor Since 2004
(Rocky Mountain Realty )
Comments 6
The private setting you've always wanted! This house sits to the back of the treed 40 acres. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house has an extra office/hobby room and a fitness room with an Therapeutic lap pool with space for your exercise equipment. New carpet, new fixtures in the bathrooms, new carpe...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Specializing in Residential, Referrals & Relocation | PK Real Estate Utah South)
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Good Morning from Southern Utah, Sunny St. George, that is!  Can you feel the promise of this day? This Wednesday, the 15th of the month of August 2012? The opportunities that may arise due to all the planning and preparation that you have done to be ready for a day such as this? Well, it is here...

By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
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If your credit score is below 550 and you are having a hard time getting financed for anything, then you might want to consider credit repair. There are two ways to do credit repair. You can do it yourself, which isn't difficult but can be time consuming and frustrating (especially if you don’t w...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 69
In England and other Commonwealth countries judges and barristers (lawyers) still wear powdered wigs, as part of their formal attire, to bring a sense of formality and solemnity to proceedings. In French there is a saying that perfectly describes people who copy or parrot others without a foundat...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 0
This is something that we should all be doing with our DataBase.. We spend so much time talking about the importance of repeat business and referral business… but the reality is that MOST agents have still not come up with the right way to keep in touch naturally over the long-term. The result?  ...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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                               One of the most frequently asked questions on the Q&A section of ActiveRain is “what should I be doing for lead generation?” The agent asking the question then lists a few online site that require a fee.  Oh, my!!! Well, “oh my” really doesn’t sound like me, but it’...

By Wade Webb, Real Estate Coach - Agentsboost
(Royal Lepage Kelowna)
Comments 8
Did you know real estate agents every day are costing themselves tens of thousands of dollars in business by what they are saying or even what they are not saying? What we say, and what we don’t say and how we say it changes everything for agents and their business. This week we want to share wi...

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
Comments 1
Classic center hall colonial with over 2700 sq ft of living space in Lunenburg! This is country living but also commuter friendly with easy access to highways and MBTA. In a quiet cul-de-sac location this expansive colonial features a large eat-in kitchen overlooking the deck and fenced back yard...

By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagsta
(Realty One Group Mountain Desert 928-600-2765)
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This Flagstaff house with a pool has officially sold! Located in Flagstaff, AZ at 8095 E Hollow Ridge, this single story ranch home will make it's new owners very happy. With a great room, updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, office nook, extra family/game room, split floor plan, vaul...

By Borino - The Real Estate Coach
(Borino Productions)
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A movie actor turned real estate agent reveals the secrets in the new real estate video course: How To Make Great Real Estate Videos That Attract New Leads And Clients -- With Nothing But Your Smartphone. How To Make Cool Real Estate Videos - Borino Coaching for real estate agents. In this traini...

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
Comments 1
Here is the house you have been looking for! Updated and well maintained home in the desirable Pakachoag area in Auburn has so much to offer! From the time you enter the main level through the breezeway you can see the quality and space this home has to offer. Fantastic hardwoods flow through the...

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
  This is a PERFECT 2 bedroom 1 bath Condo in Nob Hill South, Ronkonkoma Long Island FOR RENT.  ONLY $2,000 per month, plus electric and cable. HEAT AND WATER are included in the rent! You will be required to pay 1st month rent, 1 month security, 1 month Broker Fee, plus $125 application fee to m...

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
Comments 1
Wow! Super clean and spacious apartment is now available in Clinton! SO MUCH SPACE with beautiful hardwood floors throughout! You can enjoy a full dining room and a full family room without giving up anything! Three bedrooms with closets and the Master Bedroom has a larger closet. Pantry and doub...

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
Comments 4
What an opportunity in Sutton! This adorable 2 bedroom ranch style house is sure to make someone very happy with a great in-town location and walking distance to the library. The shiplap breezeway provides easy access to the garage, flat back yard and country kitchen. Solid hardwoods throughout t...

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
Comments 1
Attention all investors and owner occupants! Here is a solid 3 family across the street from Union Hill School with fenced yard and parking! Spacious with over 4000 sq feet of living space and soaring ceilings. Owner occupied for decades this house has been well maintained and loved! All units ha...

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Just sold! 20 Wagner Lane in Holden! This 4 bed, 3.5 bath colonial sold for $516k by Charlton Realty.

By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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510 Stephanie Ct, Lake Mary, FL Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Follow This Home! Lake Mary Homes for Sale Lake Mary Homes For Sale Search for Homes on MLS Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure Free Home Values Presented By: Torey Eisenman ...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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The Cross Report: Blakeney Greens in Charlotte NC 28277Blakeney Greens homes for sale are located across the street from the Blakeney Shopping Center in South Charlotte. Blakeney Greens homes were built by Saussy Burbank which is a well known local builder in Charlotte, NC. Saussy Burbank homes s...

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
Comments 1
Professional office space in Northborough is available now for your own business! This beautiful space comes with a decorated waiting area, bathroom and kitchen to make you look like the professional you are without the extra expense! Private office space of approx 300 sq ft is in the heart of th...