Jeff Fisher, PUREWEST REAL ESTATE/Christies (PureWest Real Estate)

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Dipti Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
On a team with Praful Thakkar

Reasonably good.

Apr 29, 2018 10:09 PM
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Ajay Pandya
e-Merge Real Estate - Columbus, OH
Realtor Ajay Pandya

About 2% or slightly more.

Sep 27, 2017 09:16 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 have a few friends that farm, and they say usually takes a good two years before you start seeing business.  Keep it up, it will pay off!  

Nov 30, 2014 12:47 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
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I dont do much of this but I hear 5-10 percent is good.

May 06, 2019 09:22 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Never done that, Jeff.

Jul 16, 2017 10:43 PM
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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

Bruce nailed this one!

Dec 11, 2016 04:16 AM
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Bruce Hicks
Best Homes Hawaii - Honolulu, HI
Your Best Hawaii Realtor!

@Jeff Fisher Everyone above is right.  Takes about 2 years.  I did 7 mailings a year to 500,  Was about ready to give up the farm, but then got two listings.
Since that time about 1 listing per 500 mailings.

Dec 01, 2014 07:39 PM
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MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years

Consistency is the key. Also, choose an area with enough sales turnover to support you.

Dec 01, 2014 06:17 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Jeff Fisher It depends. I mailed out 60 post cards last month and received one call. But most of the time it takes time.

Dec 01, 2014 01:25 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

You have to pick a farm area that has a good turnover rate and is price right.  I mail quarterly and get a good respond but it took a couple of years for the first call now I mail How much is your home worth and gets lots of calls.

Nov 30, 2014 04:36 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 am just now working on setting up a program Jeff Fisher .  Though, I hear it can take a while and consistency and quality of the mailers is the big issue.

Nov 30, 2014 01:10 AM
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Julie A. Black
KAUAI DREAMS REALTY Kauai Real Property Specialist - Kapaa, HI
CLHMS, CRS, GRI, Realtor, Broker

I really appreciate this questions because I have just got back to basics including farming. Pre internet I got excellent resluts from farming. After a 4 year break I'm starting up again. I Just mailed my first newsletter this month. 

 

Dec 06, 2014 03:39 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Jeff,

Like any smart campaign, one has to have a strategy and spaced repetition.  You want them to notice the postcard, want to keep it, and be delighted by the next card they get.  We did a 5 part series postcard for a client in SF, and it worked beautiful.  Each section of the farm received a different card appropriate to their psycho graphics and their demographics.  It was a real success, and by that I mean, return on investment with 3 closed deals.  A

Dec 03, 2014 12:41 PM
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Tammy Adams ~ Realtor / Podcaster
Maricopa Real Estate Co - Maricopa, AZ
A Maricopa Agent who Works, Lives & Loves Maricopa

I have just started but I know it will take time to carve out a name and brand recognition. Hopefully not 2 years but I could see 1 for sure. 

Dec 03, 2014 10:27 AM
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Jeff Fisher
PureWest Real Estate - Whitefish, MT
PUREWEST REAL ESTATE/Christies

Thank you for all the great responses. Consistency and patience is the key! Thanks to the Active Rain community.

Dec 01, 2014 10:16 PM