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 Anja Kerstens, GRI, CDPE, CHS, ASP, Selling Silicon Valley Real
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Downtown Morgan Hill under $900,000.This 2,440 sqft. 4/4 townhome style is now available.This is the largest floor plan in the popular community of Brighton Oaks in downtown Morgan Hill and has owned solar, an open concept and beautiful upgrades. As you enter through the gate of the private court...

By John Moran
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
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970 Highway 98 UNIT 501, Destin, FL 32541The Terrace at Pelican Beach Unit 501Destin FL 325413 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 1400 Sq. Ft. For more details surrounding the sale of this condo please contact the following: John Moran, Realtor/Listing Specialist  Keller Williams Realty Emerald Coast36008 ...

By Michelle Spalding, Time and Money Saving Solutions for Savvy Realtors
(Transaction Management Consultants)
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Most people who want to have a transaction coordinator business tell me that sales and marketing isn’t their thing. Well, folks, unless you have a sales force doing it for you, you’ll need to do make friends with it to create the business you want. What if we’re making the sales and marketing pro...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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If you’re a listing agent, you know that listings are found with offline marketing and buyers are found online. That’s a quick statement to refresh everyone’s memory. I market for listings. Having said that, all methods of offline marketing should complement each other. Direct mail marketing, wit...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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 How do you spread the word to others in YOUR marketplace within the area your business? We accomplish that with direct mail marketing. Those printed marketing pieces have delivered millions of dollars of inventory to us. Everyone reads their mail. Not everyone goes online; nor do they read a new...

By Rick Lorenz, REALTOR Emeritus, CRS, ABR, CyberStar, CNE, E-Pro
(Team Lorenz)
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We just held our 14th annual Team Lorenz Client Appreciation Party a little over a week ago at the Allen theaters here in Durango. As usual, it was a "food drive" for the Durango Food Bank and we raised nearly 1400 pounds of food and $325 in cash donations for those who so often need help getting...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
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One of the biggest mistakes people make when they start a business is trying to be everything to everyone. Instead of focusing on one or two things that will get them to the next level, they spread themselves too thin and end up burning out. According to former NBA player and notable motivational...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
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Did you know that nearly seven in ten Americans are unhappy? It’s not hard to see why – just look around. We’re bombarded with negativity, from the 24-hour constant doom-and-gloom news cycle to the eternal pessimists in our lives. Unfortunately, this negativity has become the norm. As a result, w...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
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Although there’s a very slim chance you may never experience failure as a business owner—that all the businesses you touch will turn to billion-dollar gold—the reality is you’re likely to experience rejection or fall flat on your face at some point. When this happens, will you quit or dust yourse...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
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Did you know you’re a diamond? A diamond in the rough perhaps, but a diamond nonetheless. In our day and age, technology gives us all the information we could ever imagine, but we’re starving for true wisdom. Unfortunately, in order to reveal the diamond, we have to cultivate wisdom. That’s where...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
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Humans are naturally intuitive, and while we may not rely on our intuition as much these days to help us survive, we may use it in smaller ways each day without realizing it. One of the most recognizable ways is in the energy we feel daily when going places, meeting people or doing certain activi...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
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Did you know the number one thing that plagues people is self-doubt? When you don’t believe in yourself, your abilities and/or your future it can have terrible consequences to your self-esteem, your relationships and even your productivity and performance. How do you know you’re suffering from lo...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
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by Joe NiegoThe fourth quarter of the year is almost here—how close are you to achieving your goals? Many agents set goals in January, only to forget all about them long before the final quarter of the year. The reason? They likely became inspired to set goals at the beginning of the year, but th...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
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The world is changing quickly, and no industry has experienced as much upheaval as retail. Companies, including former giants of the industry, such as Sears and Kmart, make headlines with announcements of store closures around the country. Many pin the blame on the rise of online shopping; howeve...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
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While some people are confident in knowing their purpose, many of us will spend our lives trying to figure it out. The good news is, we all have the same basic purpose in life: To serve others. Although the specifics may vary based on our talents and experiences, the underlying current is always ...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
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When you live an on-purpose life, you’re happier and more motivated than your peers who may be struggling to find their purpose. How do you know if you’re living an on-purpose life? Take this short quiz: 1. Your neighbor is making a career change and would like help sprucing up his resume. What d...

By John Moran
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
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1050 Highway 98 UNIT 1902W, Destin, FL 32541  Listing DetailsSilver Beach Towers PH 1902WDestin, FLPrice: $1,450,000MLS number: 849909Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 3.5Square Footage: 2491Call Gil Erikson at 850-714-2122 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing.   Luxury Penthouse!...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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Leisure Knoll At Ridge New York in Zip Code 11961 is an active 55+ community on Long Island. Are you looking to move to Leisure Knoll in Ridge Long Island?     Lawrence “Larry” and Sheila Agranoff Are The Real Estate Agents To Call!   Leisure Knoll is a popular Long Island Active 55 and over com...

By Rose Mary Justice, Synergy Realty Pros
(Synergy Realty Pros)
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Dandridge Tn Homes for Sale-True or False More than 6 in 10 Americans think they have to put down 20% to buy a home -- and that's just not true. Remember we have some NO MONEY DOWN OPTIONS if you qualify. Message me today to discuss all your home buying options! Rose M Justice 423 258 4830-Synerg...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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THE COVES IS A 62+ CONDO COMMUNITY IN MELVILLE LONG ISLAND Opened in 2004, and surrounded by Morley Circle, The Coves is a 62 and over active adult community that can be reached by The Long Island Expressway Exit 49S, or from Route 110 to Duryea and a left on Park. To enter this pet friendly com...