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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By Bryon Crosby, The Bryon Crosby Team
(Keller Williams)
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Home for Sale on Old Holley Road26909 Old Holley Road Sweet Home, OR 97386  A gorgeous custom home sitting on 1.13 acres. This must see home features a large kitchen with an island, separate formal dining room, a living room, and a family room.    In the kitchen, you'll find stainless steel appli...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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 Have you thought about how you market?  Do you have an understanding of why you market as you do?  When you list a single family home, do you profile a possible potential buyer; or do you “throw it out everywhere" with just the basic facts and stats of the home? I like to target market our listi...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
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  One of our niches in real estate is...Estates.  Just as in divorce related transactions...the emotions can run at a high pitch...the "Mom always liked me best...wanted me to have...." claims are made and often when the last parent is gone,...the family as it once was, is no longer.  People stea...
People working in real estate are noticing that the chances of an aggressive housing market in 2009 are very slim. The US. economy has officially been in recession since December of 07, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research. This will cause a National downward spiral on the housin...

By Philippe Diener
(Brown Harris Stevens)
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Mr C Residences Coconut Grove Condos for Sale or Rent – Coconut Grove Miami Real EstateFind condos for sale at Mr C Residences Condos for Sale or RentStop your search! If you are looking for an amazing condo complex in Coconut Grove, you have just found it. Mr C Residences Coconut Grove Condo cou...

By Kristy Bushaw Luxury Home /Investment Spec., Waterfront Specialist
(RE/MAX Paradise)
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         Perdido Grande is a rental restricted (week minimum) gated development within walking distance to Anchor Bar, Playa, and Tiki at Sportsman's Marina in Orange Beach. Amenities include an indoor and outdoor pool, exercise room, boat slips and trailer storage, fishing pier, pet friendly for...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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 After reading a well written post this morning titled “Inviting the Neighbors” by Peter den Boer, I thought I’d share my thoughts on this topic. I’m a great fan of Open House events. Do them properly, and do them often. You’ll always have business. The emphasis is on “Doing Them Properly.” Prope...

By Loreena and Michael Yeo, Real Estate Agents
(3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Prosper TX Real Estate Co.)
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When it is time to sell your Frisco TX home for sale, there are things in and out of your house that you need to attend to so it is more competitive in the market. It is still best to consult the expertise of a realtor® to give you expert advice on which areas you should pay attention to that wil...

By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(RLAH Real Estate)
Comments 26
OK!  I haven't totally given up blogging!About a year and a half ago, I was at a party.  Another guest, someone I'd worked with in a past life and sold a couple of homes to, asked me if I was still selling real estate.  Oops!A little light bulb went off, and I quickly figured out what my next pha...

By Darcia Armstrong, North America's #1 Real Estate Marketing Systems
(Morris Real Estate Marketing Group)
Comments 13
David Jantsch, author of Duct Tape Marketing, was the first to point out that a prospect will hire you mainly because they’ve come to “know, like and trust” you.Let’s break this down. The “know” part is obvious. A prospect must find out about you somehow. That’s the first step.It’s the other two ...

By Darcia Armstrong, North America's #1 Real Estate Marketing Systems
(Morris Real Estate Marketing Group)
Comments 12
When a prospect says something like, “We may be selling in the next year,” does that mean you’ll get the listing? Not necessarily. Lots can happen between now and “in a year”. They might decide not to move. They might decide to sell early. They might forget you. They might go with another agent.S...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Thanksgiving is a long holiday weekend that will run from Thursday through Sunday. Think about that for a moment. Many folks are traveling, and those who are not will either be entertaining family or they will take advantage of that long weekend and begin Christmas shopping. All of that makes sen...

By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert/PrinterBees Founder
(www.PrinterBees.com)
Comments 10
DID YOU KNOW......that 64% of people have a wall calendar in their office, and 32% have one in the common area of their home?As you know, I am obsessed with finding ways to marketing your business. And it’s the time of year for calendars!You can easily order calendars branded with your informatio...

By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Luxury Home Sales Training
(Sterling Fine Properties)
Comments 2
You will get 365 days to make 2020 the best year of your life.The average Realtor isn't going to go through all the trouble it takes to double their business..They’ll keep doing the same things they’re doing now, and in about 3-5 years still be making the same income..The #1 thing you should cons...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 34
I’m a firm believer that “when deals are needed, they will always be there!”  Just keep working!! Foolish??  Oh, No!! The market is tough here, but we are ending the year strong.  However, there was a big deal that was questionable, and the buyer released part of the deposit to the seller and mad...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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One of the fastest ways to get more followers is to buy them. This strategy is often met with skepticism and naysayers, but it does work to book your following, and it can lead to lasting growth if you do it the right way, even in an industry as obscure as the heating industry, as Mersey has been...

By Bryon Crosby, The Bryon Crosby Team
(Keller Williams)
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  Home near Monroe High School 420 N 9th Street Monroe, OR 97456  Brand new Adair build in Monroe, Oregon with a country feel. Great build with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths; master bedroom with walk in closet and en-suite.  The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and white shaker cabinets. Ther...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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I always love the words from Barbara Todaro and I will never be shy about saying so!  She is so right with this one and I also have learned over the years to stay positive, even when things don't seem like they will work out.  In looking back at my life, there have been many bumpy roads and thing...

By Peter Mohylsky, Let me help you find your path to the beach.
(PrimeSouth Properties)
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This is the best time of the year to shop for a NEW HOME.  The market gets rather quiet at this time of year except for those folks who are truely motivated to either buy or sell a new home.  It typically takes about 30 days to get a home under contract and closed.  So.  Now is the time if you ar...

By John Moran
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
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 Listing Details-15817 Front Beach Road 1-603 Panama City Beach, FL 32413Price: $328,500MLS number: 691258Bedrooms: 1Baths: 2Square Footage: 841 Call John Skinner (850) 543-5763 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing. GREAT LOCATION!PREMIUM FLOOR AT CALYPSO** Raising the...