Annette  Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041, Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ  (ReMax Realtec Group)

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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
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I was NOT big on holiday marketing Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 however for Christmas I sent out cards that very clearly stated that I hoped they enjoy the celebration of Jesus Christs birth. Damn political correctness! I'm proud to be a Christian and Christmas is all about Christ.

Oct 30, 2019 05:59 AM
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

I did a countdown to Christmas here one year. It was FUN and gave helpful hints on decorating ideas and such. Thinking about changing it up a bit and posting on FB. A Christmas card will go out to my sphere, offering something of value.

Oct 30, 2019 07:39 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
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When I consider marketing tactics, I always think, what would I do if I received whatever it was that I'm thinking of sending. I delete any kind of holiday marketing, including post cards, flyers, emails, and even sale flyers from stores. So I do not do any kind of holiday marketing. 

Oct 30, 2019 06:21 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

just on social media.

Oct 30, 2019 05:58 AM
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Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

The thing about the big companies is they worry about offending someone (or a group). I was just a small potato in the big world of real estate. I had my place and I wasn't trying to fit into whatever being Politically Correct is.  If someone got offended by being wished Merry Christmas then there were about 399 other agents to choose from. No problem. If I had to worry about offending whoever I was working with, then I'd rather not.

Oct 30, 2019 07:33 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
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I'll change out the covers on some of our social media sites to something holiday themed. Maybe throwup a few memes. Nothing too crazy. 

Oct 30, 2019 06:55 AM
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Peter Mohylsky. Broker Associate
Miramar Beach - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
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Some, very minor.  I send out birthday and Christmas cards to friends mostly.

Oct 30, 2019 06:05 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
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I try not to be excessive yet you will see a few blog posts for many of the real holidays.

Oct 30, 2019 12:55 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I have a thanksgiving theme for Nov. and in the process of preparing a Christmas theme for the newspaper and postcard mailing.....

Oct 30, 2019 07:03 AM
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Dan Pittsenbarger
Keller Williams Western Realty - Bellingham, WA
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Sure. Some but nothing elablorate.

Oct 30, 2019 06:39 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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I "recognize" the holidays in my marketing, but I do nothing over the top or cutesy. Cutesy is not my style in general and I don't do it for holidays.

Oct 30, 2019 10:56 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

We send a monthly newsletter to our SOI. It will include reference to appropriate holidays without being all about the holiday.

Oct 30, 2019 10:38 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I do not embrace the holiday/seasons in my marketing.  I've sent "Christmas" cards for many years.  This year I am sending a Happy New Year 2020 card. I send Birthday cards as well.  

Oct 30, 2019 09:05 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Annette,

We rarely did, we did wish Happy Hannukah, Kwanzah, and Merry Christmas appropirately!  We included everyone in Happy New Year...no cutesy stuff in commercial real estate in our then marketplace. 

Oct 30, 2019 08:50 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Negative.  I don't engage in holiday themed marketing with the exception of a holiday greeting.

Oct 30, 2019 07:40 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Once upon a time I sent Happy Thanksgiving cards. Then it became popular, so I quit!

Oct 30, 2019 06:49 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
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I do send holiday themed marketing pieces, Annette. I think it's worse to 'ignore' it because we don't want to step on anyone's toes. Anything hand-written, hand-signed and personable, they love!

Oct 30, 2019 09:57 PM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

Never done it. 

 

Oct 30, 2019 05:34 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Marketing your real estate offerings my provide better results.

Oct 30, 2019 07:46 AM
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Tony Lewis
RE/MAX of Valencia (Hall of Fame) 30 year Valencia Resident - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Santa Clarita & Aliso Viejo

I have been making a holiday page for two decades.  That is my niche.

Oct 30, 2019 11:00 PM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

None. No holiday marketing.

Oct 30, 2019 05:00 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
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When I was raising children you are automatically enrolled in these things. After that it is selective

Oct 30, 2019 07:45 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Never in thirty years of real estate.

Oct 31, 2019 05:46 AM
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Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489

I do. We live in a global area. I get that not everyone celebrates the same holidays. However, if I go to another country they're still going to celebrate their traditions. I'm giving a pie to clients for Thanksgiving. If they don't celebrate then they get a free pie anyhow. I do know people who move to the US and embrace our traditions. I'm very excited this year as we'll be celebrating with my daughter's in-laws. They have invited guest who are from other countrys and live in their area. There will be at least 5 other countries represented so we're having an International Thanksgiving. 

Oct 31, 2019 05:09 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

No, I do not.

Nov 03, 2019 07:36 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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I should but I do not.  I do mail out next year calenders in November!

 

Nov 01, 2019 12:19 PM
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Kodama Koi Farm
Kodama Koi Farm - Mililani, HI
High Quality Japanese Nishikigoi (koi fish)

Sometimes, if there is a unique idea. But I feel like people become so desenstized to holiday blitz marketing that it's better to have solid, unique evergreen campaigns. Tailored to your niche is better in marketing. One size fits all works good if you're doing a stand-up routine, but I think more specific is better in reaching your customers :)

Oct 31, 2019 09:33 PM