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 Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo and Home Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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 Leisure Village, Leisure Knoll, and Leisure Glen are 55 and Over 1 Level Ranch Style Condos in Ridge Long Island. You can reach these 3 Active Adult communities by taking the Long Island Expressway to Exit 68N.  Leisure Glen was opened in the late 1980's. There is an impressive 24 hour gatehouse...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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When you put your home on the market, you want to sell it quickly and at the highest price possible. However, it’s not that simple. You’re going to have to put in some work.  There are proven tips to make a house more sellable, and we’re going to tell you how.

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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In years gone by, it was generally thought that building a custom home was reserved for the rich and famous. However, we’ve slowly realized that this isn’t the case. Although it requires detailed planning and more involvement compared to a production home, the result can be a property catered to ...

By Amy Jones Group, 4 Time BEST OF OUR VALLEY Winner
(South East Valley -
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We qualify our buyers before showing them a home, right? But are you qualifying the short sale listings you're showing them? If not, you may be wasting your time.  By contacting the listing agent and asking them a few basic questions prior to showing their listings you'll  accomplish 2 things. Yo...

By Sidney Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula, Realty Works Temecula
(Realty Works Temecula)
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Temecula Wine Country - Short Sale Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $1,182,362 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 4,895 sqftLot: 2.50 acre(s)Year Built: 2003MLS #: SW9999999 Location 39647 Patagonia CtTemecula, CA 92591USA Sidney M Kutchuk Realty Works Te...

By Robert Snyder, a.k.a. Bob the Broker, host of The Real Deal
(Silex Financial Group, Inc.)
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A while back I started hosting a radio podcast show called The Real Deal. This is a show for Realtors all about Realtors. I get to interview outstanding Real Estate Stars about what they do that makes them "The Real Deal." I'm having a great time and meeting some wonderful people. So why am I doi...

By Barbara Todaro, Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired )
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   One of the most important factors available to all real estate agents is the ability to cooperate with other agents via MLS. That’s the main purpose of MLS. It’s to display all listings of its members to enable buyer agents to have that information readily available for their buyer clients.Coo...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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Here is the North Texas  Real Estate market update as of 7/19/2020.  New properties for sale 303Back on market listings 103 Price decrease listings 172Price Increase listings 24 Active kick out listings 10Active option contract 280Active contingent listings 47Pending listings 265Sold listings 218...

By Pete Cullen ~ Broker Associate, GRI,CRS, Serving The Entire Monterey Bay Area
(Bailey Properties, Inc.)
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Good Wave Gifts is a wonderful small business from Santa Cruz owned by Claudia Amling. The mission of Good Wave Gifts is to inspire people with a meaningful gift with good vibes and deepen relationships with your clients, employees, or even friends one smile at a time. All of Claudia's work is ma...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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Here is the North Texas  Real Estate market update as of 7/20/2020.  New properties for sale 138Back on market listings 59 Price decrease listings 114Price Increase listings 21 Active kick out listings 17Active option contract 307Active contingent listings 51Pending listings 300Sold listings 118E...

By Dorie Dillard Austin TX, NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones
(Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899)
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Well that didn't take long......multiple offers and 10728 Chestnut Ridge is firm under contract with a strong offer!The buyer fell in love with the amazing top-of the line kitchen! Who doesn’t love a light filled open layout with high ceilings, sky lights separate office/study and wide plank dist...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Delhi, the capital of India, is truly a delightful city. It is one of the best cities to live in except of course the harsh weather. Saddi Dili has always lived its expectations of being one of the most posh cities in the country. Not only is the place best for habitation, but the residents of De...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo and Home Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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 St James New York in Zip Code 11780 is a popular hamlet on Long Island's North Shore.  Are you looking to move to St. James in Suffolk County New York? Lawrence “Larry” and Sheila Agranoff Are The Real Estate Agents To Call!LAWRENCE And SHEILA AGRANOFF, Licensed Real Estate Broker Associate and ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
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With time and the right kind of effort, results will follow.Over the last decade we've written a lot of blog posts.We've created a fair number of long tail IDX search pages.Google My Business spots claimed.Google custom maps created for our niche.The net result is we've grown our digital footprin...

By Brunswick Forest
(Brunswick Forest)
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For someone who is looking to make their move to a master planned community, you want to make sure your investment is worthwhile. It is not just the process of purchasing a home, what you are really buying is a lifestyle. The details must be just right. That is why Brunswick Forest, as one of the...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Contemporary fast-moving consumer goods industry analysis will tell you that this sector churns out items that are used on a regular basis by us. This population is continually growing and with rapid urbanization throughout the Indian States, FMCG is one sector that will continue to witness a ste...

By Realtyna Inc, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
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OverviewEntering the real estate market is always challenging. Since you are a new and probably emergent business among those who are more experienced, you may need some help. In my opinion in this market, all that matters is lead generation. Small businesses are more on a tight budget. Often, th...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, NRBA ~FORCE~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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The real estate market goes through ups and downs and is dependent on several factors such as interest rates, economic conditions, and job growth. Regardless of how the market behaves currently, both novices and pros can apply many strategies that can propel the business forward.IDENTIFY THE TARG...

By Leanne Smith, Relocation to NW AZ with elbow room & more freedom
(Dirt Road Real Estate)
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Believe it or not, would you list a home for $350,000 in a very stable neighborhood (homes are held for 15-20 plus years) and the market the home in the MLS showing only two (2) photographs of the front and side elevation? Oh, and by the way the property is vacant and the only one currently for s...

By Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert/PrinterBees Founder
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Today, we are featuring a guest post from Amy Snook, Partner on the Lang Realty team!It is hard to say what our future will look like in real estate or for that matter anything in our world, post this pandemic. While there is a lot of “bad” to focus on, I am really trying to focus on any positive...