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Rainmaker
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Ajay Pandya
e-Merge Real Estate - Columbus, OH
Realtor Ajay Pandya

I don't use Facebook for lead generation.

Jan 10, 2018 05:54 PM
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Cindy Dudley
Brockway Realty, LLC - League City, TX

Hank, I haven't gotten any business from Facebook directly; however, I do know of agents who have.  Like Susan above, I am on a local facebook page for women in our home town, that is becoming a new source of contacts and leads.  Which is ironic, because that was not the reason I became involved with that particular group at all.

Jan 08, 2015 12:19 PM
Rainmaker
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Cindy Davis
SD Home Source Realty - San Diego, CA

For me facebook has become a nice way to stay connected to my past clients and sphere. I haven't seen any new business yet, but am trying to write and post different types of things.

Jan 08, 2015 06:16 AM
Rainmaker
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

I asked earlier if people had actually closed as a result of their participation on FB.  The results vs the time spent in our opinion may not be worth it, unless you are in a market area enchanted with FB.  

Jan 08, 2015 06:07 AM
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Devin Veith
Amp Realty - Louisville, KY

I have generated a couple leads through facebook. I think it is best to post a variety of things, not just listings. People tend to tune out when they scroll down your page and see the same type of posts. Letting people know when there are big changes in the industry (Ex. Lower interest rates, Tax credits) will keep interest.

Jan 08, 2015 03:02 AM
Rainmaker
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Dipti nailed this one!

 

Jul 22, 2018 07:50 AM
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Dipti Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
On a team with Praful Thakkar

Thanks.

May 20, 2018 09:34 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I have multiple pages, and they do produce.

Oct 02, 2017 11:16 PM
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Shannon Milligan, Richmond VA Real Estate Agent/Associate Broker
RVA Home Team - Richmond, VA
RVA Home Team - Winning with Integrity.

I have a personal page and a business page. I tend to receive most leads from my personal page just from friends seeing what I am doing. I don't post a lot of work stuff on my personal page, but when I do it is usually a picture of a house that I just listed, put under contract, or sold with a little story about it. That really draws people in...a mini house hunters!

Jan 09, 2015 08:52 AM
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RVA HomePRO Michael Hottman
RVA HomePRO Realtor with Keller Williams serving Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfiled and Richmond, Virginia - Glen Allen, VA
Helping you achieve goals in life & real estate

Nothing yet, but I'm not giving up. Im running some Facebook ads right now. Got a listing appointment on Sat so we'll see how that goes.

Jan 08, 2015 01:15 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

My FB page hasn't done much for me. I was very into it for a long while, but didn't see any return. Maybe I should get back into it. 

Glad you enjoyed your ski trip. 

Jan 08, 2015 12:32 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Hank Dugie I do have Facebook pages - however, I am yet to capitalize on it for my business!

Jan 08, 2015 10:52 AM
Rainmaker
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David Alan Baker Laveen & South Phoenix Realtor
Keller Williams Realty Phoenix - Laveen, AZ
Your local Expert

I once generated about 38 seller leads from facebook.  Course it was a paid post, but for $20, I thought it was a pretty good ROI.  Did I get any listed, not at the time, but I've added people to my shere because I collected names/emails.

Also just food for thought.  SOme of your posts go to the brokers website.  Are you the broker owner, or are you one of their agents?  If your one of the agents, I would suggest you lead them to your own website, or information, that way you capture any leads.  If not your just generated leads that may vary well go to other agents on the website there, which appears to be about 7 more right?

Jan 08, 2015 10:21 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I too use Facebook to stay in touch with clients, but not sure if I can actually say I have closed a deal due to Facebook.   

Jan 08, 2015 10:01 AM
Rainmaker
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Susan Haughton
Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.

Interestingly, I have gotten business from FB but from non-real estate related groups.  I'm in a few groups unrelated to RE, yet you know how it is...when people find out what you do, they all want to talk about the RE market.  I NEVER bring it up but they always find something to ask about, and voila, after a while, I started picking up business because some folks apparently thought I was a reasonably competent human being.  I am going to start trying some boosted posts with a landing page this year, though. 

Jan 08, 2015 09:59 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Hank, I don't believe that I've received very much business from my FaceBook presence.  

Jan 08, 2015 07:16 AM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

For the best advice, you should join the Facebook Fridays group and follow the blogs of Anita Clark

Jan 08, 2015 06:51 AM