Joan Timmerman, Making Friends For Life!  ( Premier Properties Real Estate)

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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

In addition to all the valuable responses thusfar, I would write a blog(s) on the area and cover the subject of Luxury Homes and be sure to include that in your writing.  I would then broadcast through FB with a boost advertisement that can be aimed at those in a higher price range.  Social Media give you many opportunities and I would take advantage of all these since that's what they are for!

Mar 09, 2017 12:55 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

Get that listing syndicated on Realbird. Follow all of the RealBird steps and post on your own website, here in the Rain, and as many other public portals you know about. 

Mar 09, 2017 02:16 PM
Caroline Gerardo
Licensed in 20 states - Newport Beach, CA
C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982

I would advertise in Atlanta and Charlotte hiking, vacationing, and sporting stores. I would write some posts about the triathalon, retirees bird watching at the State Park  and National Historic Cites. Think educated wealthy buyers who may purchase a second home. What employers have tech jobs paying more than a hundred thousand dollars a year that can afford a second home. 

Mar 09, 2017 12:36 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

When I market on the internet, I am marketing out of the area. 

Mar 09, 2017 03:54 PM
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Charlotte and Atlanta.   That's where the money is.

Mar 09, 2017 12:44 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


You need to do some research as to where the buyers come from (what state, what city) etc.  Then you have somewhere to market.  A

Mar 09, 2017 12:31 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

Hi Joan Timmerman!  I'm happy to help you market your home - I've done this before with an agent in FL and it worked to send some leads that agent's way!  And, as Fred Griffin & Caroline Gerardo said, we're not that far away and certainly have the deep pockets here in Charlotte! 

Mar 09, 2017 08:05 PM
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I'm with Diana Dahlberg on this one. Also sell it as an area home with a fantastic view. 

Mar 09, 2017 06:34 PM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I would market to the major cities in SC and NC. Do plenty of online exposure using keywords that will get your listing noticed.

Mar 09, 2017 06:32 PM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

Get it out on the internet & be sure you've used some great catch phrases.

Mar 09, 2017 02:59 PM
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Do you know where your buyer are coming from? In our area, we get buyers from Seattle, Portland, and the Bay Area. These are markets we actively market for exposure for our listings.

Mar 09, 2017 01:56 PM
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Syndication to third party sites like and Z/T plus your own blogging, craigslist, etc should do the trick. With the internet I am not sure much more target marketing is needed to be honest. People will find it.-Kasey

Mar 09, 2017 01:34 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Lots of online opportunities, starting with your blog.

Mar 09, 2017 01:21 PM
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

First thing is if anyone is shopping for a home in your area, they will search in your area. You want to make sure you are found. MLS, 3rd party sites. For external marketing, You need to determine where buyers come from that buy in your area and market in newspapers or magazines as well as creating a good Internet presence.  

Mar 09, 2017 12:35 PM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Its a judgment call.

If you are under the impression all outside of your area who have real estate on their mind are unable to access the Internet, you may want to go old school and rely on 'outbound' marketing.

I find the best buyers are the ones knowledgeable of the community.
I find buyers like to move to locations where they know someone.
I find many take great pleasure in influencing the decisions others make.
I find if you ask for help, it will come.
I find rewarding good behavior creates more good behavior.

In that waterfall of words is one message. Have those who live in the community "MARKET" for you. Empower them with a value proposition.

Plan B is to rely on long tail, followed by 'inbound' marketing.


Mar 09, 2017 12:27 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

There are many national sites I would put it on as well as international sites. Where do most retired SC folks go? Maybe some want to move back. If we were talking North Dakota I'd target AZ and FL Joan Timmerman 

Mar 09, 2017 12:15 PM
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Our MLS covers a lot of area, then factor in syndication and your listing will get marketed well outside of your area. See what syndication is available in your area. if none or very little, consider realbird which has some syndication available.

Mar 09, 2017 12:14 PM
Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota FL 941-284-9826
White Sands Realty Group FL | 941-284-9826 | Serving Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties - Sarasota, FL
When you're thinking of

Where do most buyers in Lake Greenwod come from, Joan Timmerman? That's where I would target my marketing.

Mar 09, 2017 12:14 PM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Nina Hollander nailed this one!

Mar 10, 2017 04:18 AM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
CEO of Vision Drive Realty - Coastal San Diego

Well, the Internet is fabulous and inexpensive to FREE for that naturally. But, you may target ads to areas of the world that tend to trend in buying there if you are aware?

Mar 10, 2017 03:19 AM
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Joan Timmerman - when you market on Internet, it is marketing EVERYWHERE, isn't it?

Mar 09, 2017 11:15 PM
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Joan - I would imagine a good online presence will find anyone who is looking to buy a higher priced home in SC. You have done good to reach out to agents here on AR as well, and many have provided excellent advice.

Mar 09, 2017 09:37 PM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I would follow the good advice shared by Kathleen Daniels ....

Mar 09, 2017 02:59 PM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Most anywhere and everywhere

Mar 09, 2017 02:38 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

There are some good answers below. And I would find out where the buyers are coming from. United Van Lines does an annual study on where people are moving from and to.

Mar 09, 2017 02:26 PM
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

What is the absorption rate for homes in that price range?  Are there that many homes sold to people from outside the area?  Why not just market in your own area?

Mar 09, 2017 01:02 PM
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I am looking for condos I can retn weekly in Florida that around around $350K and I go to everyday and then look in Zillow for Fsbos.

Mar 09, 2017 12:59 PM
Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

You already have a lot of great answers you should also look at any stats to see what location or locations seem to have generated the greatest number of buyers in your area in the past year.. and focus additional attention (targeted marketing) to the top 3-5

Feb 19, 2018 03:14 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

When you blog and use the correct key words and long tail words, you should attract buyers from everywhere that may be interested.

Mar 12, 2017 09:06 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I second the blogging and realbird comments.  Outside of that, I don't know your area well enough to offer any good suggestions.

Mar 10, 2017 10:05 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Go to Realbird for sure.


Mar 10, 2017 09:21 AM
Eric Kodner
Madeline Island Realty - La Pointe, WI
CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -

Do some research into where most of your area buyers come from. Are they retirees ("snowbirds") who come from the northeastern states or the upper midwest?  Are they from major cities in the southeast? You might get some data from your area MLS, the local Chamber of Commerce or even from the U.S. Census. Best of luck! 

Mar 10, 2017 08:15 AM
Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

As others have already indicated. You might also look into the Sunday NYT & WSJ Real Estate sections.

Mar 10, 2017 07:01 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Many retirees from the DC Metro Area are moving south for more attractive home prices, lower taxes and a lower cost of living. Your higher price range may be considered to be a bargain by some prospects.

Mar 10, 2017 06:57 AM
Susie Kay
Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

There are many good answers here and I'm afraid I will have to repeat some of them. I would post on fb, my blog, youtube.

Mar 10, 2017 06:28 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Write a blog on AR with photographs!

Mar 10, 2017 06:16 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I'm not a fan of marketing outside an area unless you can identify an area where many folks move to this area.

Mar 10, 2017 06:00 AM