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?


Those are good questions and fortunately you've come to the right place for answers. ActiveRain's 300,00+ real estate industry professional chat about these topics and many more on a daily basis right here on the following pages.


If you're looking for more information on how to use social media and blogging to promote your business, you'll find it here. Lead generation and lead conversion ideas – you'll find those here too.


Everything a real estate professionals needs to know about marketing his or her business can be found in this section of every agent's favorite social networking site, ActiveRain.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing

 

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 21
~ Facebook Marketing Tips ~It is true that to reach a large audience on Facebook you typically need to spend money on ads or be famous. For everyone else, and especially those with little or no budget to help promote their content, here are 6 tips you can take to give your FB content a fresh look...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 16
If you want to own a home but are not sure if you can keep up with a spacious yard, then a townhouse might just be your best option. Just as you would with any other property, you need to consider certain things before you ultimately decide to buy a Kingstowne VA townhouse. Aside from the propert...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 14
 Everyone is looking for something different, or least they think they are. We have noticed that the 55+ crowd mostly want to stay on Long Island to be close to family. The most popular criteria with this group is a Condo with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, a garage and they want it in updated condition. F...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
Comments 36
Boy, where should I start...  Let me say first: I am not a pro at this.  In fact, I no longer do much of many of the things you are going to read below because I have lost daily control of my web and not in the latest SEO loops...  I ask the pros reading this to add some insight. I had been doing...

By Jason Will, Jason Will Real Estate
(Jason Will Real Estate)
Comments 0
When you talk to Sharran Srivatsaa, you instantly feel like you can change the world. Srivatsaa has the ability to inspire as he gifts his time to not only teach, but uplift each person he comes into contact with. In fact, Sharran gets up at 4:45 every morning to lead an ever-growing conference c...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 7
 I’ve been noticing newspaper marketing becoming more popular in my area. Our full-page ad is always filled with a variety of New Listings; Active Listings; and I use Pending Listings and/or Sold Listings to fill in, if we have a void. Marketing “coming soon, new listing and active listings” are ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 5
Athletes say this all of the time. They want to play with those whose game is better than theirs because it will make them better at their game.    Pick the Associations That Will Bring Out Your Best “It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates, whose behavior is bett...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 3
Whenever we drive down to Beverly Hills, we always have take time to walk on Rodeo Drive.  This is one visceral way we stay updated with the luxury industry.  We enjoy seeing the creativity of the window dressers.   Pictured above is one of the windows at the Hermes store, one of the premier Fren...

By Paul Weese, Steamboat Springs Broker and Outdoor Enthusiast
(Colorado Group Realty)
Comments 1
September to mid-October, Autumn set in and the colors in Steamboat were amazing, especially during the full moon.  We are now in our shoulder season, the time between Summer visitors and Winter visitors.  It’s quiet, and our market has begun to show it. Here’s the data for last month: Looking at...

By Kim Anderson, We'll buy your house fast & give you cash for it.
(Kims Properties)
Comments 1
If you work in a sales or in an industry that requires high volumes of outbound phone calls to generate leads, Sales Sling states that dialers are integral in your workplace. Although there are different types of dialers available, businesses must see what type of dialer would be best for their w...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
Comments 0
If you want to own a home but are not sure if you can keep up with a spacious yard, then a townhouse might just be your best option.   Just as you would with any other property, you need to consider certain things before you ultimately decide to buy a Kingstowne VA townhouse. Aside from the prop...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Comments 1
Another good day for real estate.  Here is a snap shot of activity for the last 24 hours for the DFW area. New listing 429 Back on market listings 116 Price decrease listings 530 Price Increase listings 58 Active kick out listings 16 Active option contract 227 Active contingent listings 34 Pendi...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 17
 Once again, another home was sold in Ronkonkoma New York by Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff, Licensed Real Estate Broker Associate and Licensed Salesperson. This time it's a 4 bedroom 3 bath home with attached garage and finished basement that we SOLD to our buyers in Ronkonkoma. They recen...

By Buffini & Company
(Buffini & Company)
Comments 0
By Joe NiegoThe end of the year is a very social time. You have Halloween and fall activities like hay rides and pumpkin and apple picking. Then you have Thanksgiving and all of the holiday festivities associated with Christmas and Hanukah. There are so many opportunities to connect with your cli...

By Barbara Le Pine, Your agent for the Central Oregon Coast!
(Advantage Real Estate, serving Lincoln County)
Comments 0
Searching for a home in Newport, Oregon?  Let me set up a property tour for you in advance of your visit. I specialize in relocation to Lincoln County area, can help you find extactly what you are looking for by showing you all options within your price range prior to making an offer. I offer "co...

By Z57 Marketing Team, The #1 Affordable Lead Company
(Z57 Internet Solutions)
Comments 2
Here is an odd topic: Is it okay to use smartphone photos (that you took yourself) for listing photos?We know there are many costs involved for real estate agents, and in order to turn a profit you must be selective about when it would be a good idea to DIY vs hire a professional. Building a webs...

By Edward Perez
(Sothbey's International Realty)
Comments 0
109 Harrison St #302 Hobooken NJ Modern three bedroom, three bathroom duplex home with a generous 1730 square feet of living space, full sized garage parking and bright east exposures offers updated light-filled living spaces, serene views and two private balconies in a recently built elevator bu...

By Zurple Marketing Team, Zurple, Client Generation Software for Agents
(Zurple)
Comments 1
Hey Active Rain! We have created a strategy guide to get you ready for 2019. Specific items we look into are: Your current marketing channels Your current lead generation channels Paid Advertising Calculating how many leads you need for 2019 to reach your income goals We will also be hosting a FR...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Comments 2
Rain for the last 5 days has not slowed thing down.  Here is a snap shot of activity for the last 24 hours for the DFW area.New listing 332Back on market listings 114Price decrease listings 452Price Increase listings 41Active kick out listings 7Active option contract 269Active contingent listings...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 10
 West Sedona Luxury Real EstateCourtesy of  West Sedona Luxury Real Estate - The luxury homes of West Sedona are conveniently located throughout the neighborhoods and besides the astonishing red rock views, are sought after due to the convenient location to business, shopping, and professional se...