Gary  Meek, (916) 995-9385 (NewVision Realty Group)

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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I mail postcards.... and have never mailed or emailed a newsletter....

Mar 11, 2018 10:33 AM
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Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!

I send email newsletters through my CRM.  They are autmatically populated and I can go in and edit the message and the newsletter..

Mar 11, 2018 10:42 AM
Rainmaker
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I don't send a hard copy any longer. 

Mar 11, 2018 11:05 AM
Rainmaker
4,210,570
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Have not used a newslwtter or email newsletter in years. Check with Gabe Sanders as he does it monthly.

Mar 11, 2018 11:33 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I send a light touch, mostly non-real estate related email every three weeks. 

Mar 11, 2018 11:14 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

My CRM produces and sends out a newsletter for me.

Mar 11, 2018 01:03 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Gary,

We do it on line for one of our clients with Constant Contact.  For another client, we customized the Rezora template with their colors and logo.  A

Mar 11, 2018 11:38 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

    In the past I have snail mailed trade-size postcards using EDDM from USPS.  I like Kathleen Daniels' idea of emailing.

Mar 11, 2018 11:19 AM
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1,459,627
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Gary Meek We did hardcopy newsletters a few years back to a farm area. They weren't very productive and no ROI. Our broker subscribed to a newsletter service for our use.

Mar 11, 2018 12:07 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I don't do a news letter

Mar 11, 2018 11:11 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I used to send a hard copy but stopped some years ago. I stay in touch with email with my sphere/past clients, use Happy Grasshopper, and send farming postcards through EDDM

Mar 11, 2018 05:12 PM
Rainmaker
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I stop sending newsletter years ago.

 

Mar 11, 2018 04:49 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I designed my own and redo as needed, i do both

Mar 11, 2018 03:53 PM
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Erika Rae Albert, Austin Real Estate Expert
E*Rae Realty - Austin, TX
Exceeding Expectations in Every Transaction

I email newsletters, I built a template in mailchimp.

Mar 11, 2018 02:55 PM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I email my newsletter.  I have sent out printed copies ... also have a lender that provides a newsletter that I post on social media, and print out to give to prospective buyer and sellers.

Mar 11, 2018 02:08 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Emailed.  I reveiewed about 10-12 of the newsletters that various vendors put out for agents as well as newsletters from agents and affiliates out here.  I then picked the sections that worked for me and went from there.  It's changed here and there over the years.

Mar 11, 2018 01:50 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

BOTH: hard copy monthly to my Top 200. Digital copy monthly to 1400.

 Buffini & Company provides the content & templates.

Mar 11, 2018 01:13 PM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate Agent Retired

I tried to do a newsletter(print) within the last year. The templates & companies were so horrible I totally gave up the idea. Lame, old looking like a 80's style, I just gave up.

Good luck finding something that's not garbage.

Mar 11, 2018 01:03 PM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Email when I used one in past years.

Mar 11, 2018 12:22 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Email newsletter. I took a poll with my clients when I thought I might make the transition and they all said they'd rather have the email version - saving clutter in their home was the #1 reason to go email.

Mar 11, 2018 12:21 PM
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Steffy Hristova
HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353 - Tempe, AZ
Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!

I send both email and hard copy. Email is from my CRM provider. Hard copy is from a different print marketing company.

Mar 11, 2018 11:50 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Monthly mail and a monthly snail mail mailing.

Mar 11, 2018 11:49 AM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

We develop in office newsletters every month and provide them to the agents. Most email them to their client base.

Mar 11, 2018 11:37 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

I email.  I use both Housecalls (fee involved) and also the free Housing Trends Newsletter.

Mar 12, 2018 05:49 AM
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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

Both

Mar 12, 2018 05:45 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

My CRM, Wise Agent, publishes an editiable Newletter every month. I will rewrite one section to include LOCAL information.

I will put the original new letter in a blog on AR and come back here to link it. Stay tuned.

MARCH Newsletter by Wise Agent

Any wonkiness should be attributed to Active Rain.

Mar 12, 2018 05:17 AM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

Hard copy newsletter is mailed out every other month; template is "Service for Life".

Mar 12, 2018 04:50 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I have not sent newsletters in years but when I did they were printed copies.

Mar 11, 2018 06:58 PM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

It's been years since I have have and I'd like to get back to it Gary Meek . When I did I just winged it using PrintMaster of Microsoft Publisher.

Mar 11, 2018 06:00 PM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Our Team sends out a monthly newsletter by snail mail. We buy the template from a vender, cutomize it to some extent, and accompany it with a personalized individual letter from each Team Member.

Mar 11, 2018 05:10 PM
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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 used to send out both, as some I don't have emails for.   I do them myself.

Mar 14, 2018 04:18 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I do not send email news letter, or any RE newsletters.... just regular touches( email, texts, calls, social).

Mar 13, 2018 12:24 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

both.  I try to convert people to email by them signing up.

Mar 12, 2018 09:37 PM
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Gary Meek
NewVision Realty Group - Roseville, CA
(916) 995-9385

Thank you to everyone for the wonderful feedback.  I am very excited to have this much response and you have helped me tremendously.  Have an amazing day everyone.

Mar 12, 2018 07:37 PM
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PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent)
PropertyMinder, Inc. - San Jose, CA
Modern Tools for the Modern Agent

Hey, Gary Meek! Many of the real estate pros we work with have their own CRM that's loaded with modern email marketing templates and custom made designs. There are also some that, in addition to email, send out hard copies via traditional mail. - Tim

Mar 12, 2018 06:10 PM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

I email newsletters most of the time and the template was created.

Mar 12, 2018 05:57 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No.

Mar 12, 2018 03:08 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Gary Meek - no hard copy newsletter.

Mar 11, 2018 09:32 PM