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Recent blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing
By R. Michael Brown, Communication that increases sales!
(R. Michael Brown LLC Digital Marketing & Public Relations)
Let's get right into it - Here are the top 6 tips for effective email marketing campaigns: Build a targeted email list with permission-based opt-ins. Craft subject lines that grab attention and accurately reflect your email content. Keep your email design clean, visually appealing, and mobile friendly. I've had a lot of success with "News" looking designs. News attracts attention and sells! Provide valuable and informative content that aligns with your audience's interests. It's about them, not you. Include clear calls-to-action to encourage engagement and drive conversions. Test and optimize your campaigns regularly to improve performance and achieve your goals. See More [6 Top Tips for Email Marketing Plus Examples]#emailmarketing#emailcampaigns#marketing#marketingtips#brandstorytelling
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By Joanne Gillet EdgeOfTheBeach.com, Experience is not expensive. It is Priceless!
(Edge Of The Beach Realty)
Priced to Sell! Motivated Sellers! Now $499,990!1015 Hagley Dr. is right down the street from the public boat landing in Hagley Estates! There is a full guest suite on the main floor, which is a possible rental situation. This coastal retreat offers features designed for an active yet relaxed lifestyle. It boasts three bedrooms, three full baths, walk-in closets, an inviting low soaking tub, and a walk-in shower. The property includes a 3-car garage and a carport, providing ample space for RV or boat/kayak storage. Contact your real estate agent or Edge Of The Beach Realty to schedule a tour! 👉 https://edgeofthebeach.com/our-listings/
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 19 2024.New properties for sale 513Back On Market 116Price Decrease 758Price increase 67Active kick out 19Active option contract 340Active contingent 64Pending listings 430Sold listings 537Expired listings 27Cancelled listings 141Withdrawn listings 8Temporary off market listings 60Coming soon listings 138
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By Brian Lipsky
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.)
The Eldersburg office of Long & Foster Real Estatecongratulates its top producing agents and teams for May 2024.As an office sales volume has increased 3% and the number of units sold increased 9% vs. May 2023.#eldersburgtopproducersDixon/Kluge Group Group Top Producers & Top Sales $4.5 million + total production on 6 units Luster, Ripley & TeamGroup Top Listings $2.7 million + total production on 6 unitsCarol Swinton TeamTeam Top Producers, Top Sales & Top Listings$1.9 million + total productionJanice KirknerIndividual Top Producer$1.5 million + total productionKim Fitzgerald Individual Top Listings $1.4 million + total productionMark HurleyIndividual Top Sales $1.1 million + total productionAgent of the MonthKathy DixonDiamond ClubSandra Serrao$1.3 million + total productionEmerald Cl...
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By Brian Lipsky
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.)
The Taneytown office of Long & Foster Real Estatecongratulates its top producing agents and teams for May 2024.As an office sales volume increased 45% and the number of units sold increased 3% year-to-date vs. May 2023.#taneytowntopproducers Stephanie MyersIndividual Top Producer, Top Sales & Top Listings$2.8 million + total production on 9 unitsMarc Fisher Group Team Top Producers, Top Sales & Top Listings$1.7 million + total production on 9 unitsThe Hayes Group Group Top Producers, Top Sales & Top ListingsEmerald ClubLarry Stambaugh
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By Frank Rubi, FrankRubiRealEstate.com
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC)
Homes for Sale, Eden Isles, LouisianaEden Isles is close to Greater New Orleans. Eden Isles is a waterfront community. A short ride, you can find yourself in Lake Pontrain or the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, Oak Harbor Golf Club is within a few minutes drive.  The average property value in Eden Isles Slidell, LA, varies depending on the specific property and location within the neighborhood. Generally, homes in Eden Isles have an estimated value ranging from about $250,000 to $400,000. Properties in this area can differ significantly in price due to factors such as size, waterfront access, and overall condition.For instance, a recent sale in the area was for a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home that sold for approximately $320,000, while another property sold for around $270,000.If you want an ...
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 18 2024.New properties for sale 506Back On Market 119Price Decrease 759Price increase 64Active kick out 15Active option contract 330Active contingent 73Pending listings 545Sold listings 496Expired listings 29Cancelled listings 155Withdrawn listings 12Temporary off market listings 58Coming soon listings 118
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
 Listing Details: 1816 Scenic Highway 98 UNIT 1101, Destin, FL 32541MLS number: 950969Price: $3,960,000Beds: 4Baths: 4Sq feet: 3,300 Call Carolyn Orsua (406) 750-2270 to see if this property is still available. WELCOME TO THE ULTIMATE LUXURY BEACHFRONT PENTHOUSE prominently positioned on the sugar white sands of Destin at Signature Beach! With arguably the best views and location on the Emerald Coast, this stunning penthouse boasts 4 beds, 4 baths, and 3300 square feet of luxurious living space. The 12' wall of windows illuminate the beautifully appointed interior and the 60' balcony provides a perfect space for relaxing or entertaining. Enjoy your days on the exclusive beach which is roped off for owners and their guests. Step into the gourmet kitchen complete with new Monogram applian...
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
Listing Details: 12011 Front Beach Road 1807, Panama City Beach, FL 32407     MLS #: 758540Price: $925,000Beds: 3Baths: 3 Sq feet: 1,604 Call John B. Skinner Jr. (850) 543-5763 to see if this property is still available.BIGGEST AND BEST IN STERLING REEF....18TH FLOOR CORNER UNIT WITH PENTHOUSE LEVEL VIEWS!!!! BEST FLOORPLAN AND BEST LOCATION! SOME OF THE BEST SUNSET VIEWS ON THE BEACH! The world class views of the Emerald Coast from this magnificent condo are some of the best in Panama City Beach and make Sterling Reef unit 1807 the beach getaway that you have been dreaming of! Super-efficient floorplan, this unique oversized 3 bedroom, 3 bath gulf front condo in a ''lock out unit'' which means that there is the option to partition the condo into two separate condos, and maximize rental...
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
Listing Details: 11807 Front Beach Road 1-1304, Panama City Beach, FL 32407     MLS #: 747398Price: $608,900Beds: 2Baths: 2 Sq feet: 1,135 Call John B. Skinner Jr. (850) 543-5763 to see if this property is still available.PERFECT MID-STACK LOCATION IN GRAND PANAMA. Enjoy sunrise views in the morning and sunset views in the evening from oversized, private balcony - the ultimate in alfresco living! Excellent mid floor, not too high but not to low elevation offers tremendous views of the pool, beach, and Gulf of Mexico! Gulf front living at the perennial favorite resort ~ Grand Panama. What a great price for 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a bunk nook - you can easily sleep 8 in this perfect rental condo! This special unit is being sold fully furnished and rental ready with warm & inviting déc...
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By Scott Garrison, Top ORLANDO AREA Realtor…this Realtor WORKS!
(Re/Max Town & Country Realty)
CURRENT INTEREST RATES BEING REPORTED ACROSS THE NATION:Mortgage News Daily:30 Year 6.99%15 Year 6.40%Mortgage Bankers Association:30 Year 7.02%15 Year 6.60%Freddie Mac Reports:30 Year 6.95%15 Year 6.17% To find out what today's INTEREST RATES are here in Central Florida>>>>>  CLICK HERETo find out about the State of Orlando's Real Estate Market, check our YouTube playlist >>>>> CLICK HERECALL US for a personal Referral to one of my expert Mortgage Broker Partners who can answer All your Mortgage Questions…at no cost or Obligation! We want to help!These are rates directly from these entity's published information and have no bearing on the rates or fees you may have to pay to obtain a mortgage. Your rate will always depend on your scenario and qualifications. If you are looking for the ...
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By Karen Schimpf, When Your Bank Says No, I CAN Get Your Deal CLOSED
(Commercial Capital Ltd.)
Breaking Barriers in SBA Lending At Commercial Capital, SBA is quickly becoming the largest part of our pipeline, which is crazy because we have our own private money. But those deals are not as common as businesses expanding and growing. At least right now. Below are just some of our strengths in the SBA space…… Loans with no collateral up to $5 Million Almost all our SBA loans got denied by other SBA lenders first Can do start-ups and expansions with just 10% down We fit the square peg in the square hole! We can do loans with no experience We can do loans with lower credit scores (below 620 w/real estate) Over 100 non-bank and bank lenders helps improve “bottle necks” WE HAVE FIXED RATE SBA 7A LOANS around 7%-FIXED!!!!  You risk nothing by sending me a deal you are struggling to get f...
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By Kukun--240-483-3649 Franklin Carroll, Elite client engagement tools and proptech
(Kukun, Inc.)
Just a reminder to join this vital webinar tomorrow on referrals and client retention. It is completely free and the information you get could make the difference between surviving in this market and not. While we will be talking about our product some, this is mostly focused on general advice about how to get clients to come back and how to get referrals. You need this webinar. Webinar Info:Title: Becoming Your Clients' Home Wealth Advisor for More Repeat Business and ReferralsDate and Time: Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 10am PT / 1pm ETDescription:Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3UxXvGl Panelist Title: Scott Langmack, COO of KukunNick Baldwin, Co-Founder of Lab Coat Agents
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
 Listing Details: 895 Santa Rosa Boulevard 206, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548MLS number: 951865Price: $495,000Beds: 2Baths: 2Sq feet: 1,074 Call Courtney Ledezma (850) 608-0677 to see if this property is still available. Few places can capture the magic of the Emerald Coast and the beaches of Okaloosa Island...this lovely two bedroom condo at SeaCrest does. Sited in a prime location in the building on the 2nd floor closer to the beach, this condo exudes sophistication and embodies an eminently livable floor plan and effortless style with bamboo flooring, upgraded kitchen, new hot water heater in 2022, updated furnishings/decor, google nest thermostat, and more! Additionally this property conveys a deeded covered parking spot which not all condos at this property have. Enjoy the good life ...
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 17 2024.New properties for sale 126Back On Market 30Price Decrease 158Price increase 9Active kick out 7Active option contract 160Active contingent 39Pending listings 210Sold listings 80Expired listings 38Cancelled listings 18Withdrawn listings 4Temporary off market listings 28Coming soon listings 43
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 16 2024.New properties for sale 310Back On Market 62Price Decrease 262Price increase 17Active kick out 8Active option contract 173Active contingent 29Pending listings 186Sold listings 162Expired listings 49Cancelled listings 27Withdrawn listings 2Temporary off market listings 44Coming soon listings 60
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By Joanne Gillet EdgeOfTheBeach.com, Experience is not expensive. It is Priceless!
(Edge Of The Beach Realty)
🏡✨ **Price Drop Alert!** ✨🏡Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to own a beautifully maintained home in Hagley Estates! This unique two-story floor plan is perfect for a special family, offering the flexibility for an in-law suite or separate space for a relative.195 Hill Drive, Hagley EstatesFeatures:⭐️4 Bedrooms⭐️3.5 Bathrooms⭐️Large Screened Porch⭐️Three Car Garage⭐️Circular Driveway⭐️RV/Boat Parking⭐️Lots of Storage⭐️Fenced YardThis clean, well-kept home is perfect for those looking for a peaceful retreat in the great neighborhood of Hagley Estates.  Enjoy living near a golf course and the intercoastal waterway, just a stone's throw from the boat landing!📞 Call us today for more details or to schedule a viewing at 843 655 6343📧 Email us to request a floor plan and see for y...
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Here is the north Texas real estate market update for the week ending  June 15 2024..New properties for sale 3980Back On Market 746Price Decrease 5144Price increase 275Active kick out 94Active option contract 1988Active contingent 379Pending listings 2451Sold listings 2335Expired listings 224Cancelled listings 633Withdrawn listings 61Temporary off market listings 357Coming soon listings 753
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 15 2024.New properties for sale 949Back On Market 127Price Decrease 841Price increase 46Active kick out 13Active option contract 320Active contingent 59Pending listings 387Sold listings 519Expired listings 37Cancelled listings 110Withdrawn listings 11Temporary off market listings 62Coming soon listings 94
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By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
Real Estate in Homer AlaskaCheck Out Our Website for More Listings! Homes, Multi Family, Land or Business  BayRealtyAlaska.com Facebook @BayRealtyAlaska For More Information Call 907-235-6183#AlaskaRealEstate #BayRealtyAlaska #HomerAlaskaRealEstate Bay Realty Offers You the Knowledge You Need to Sell, Rent or Buy Property on the Kenai Peninsula.  Information is Power and we give You the Power to make the Right Decision for YOU! Our area offers Beautiful Homes, Recreational Cabins, View properties, Private Remote Property, Beach And Waterfront Properties, Islands, Waterfalls, Bluff Homes and Bluff Land, River Property, Small Acreage, Large Acreage, Commercial Land and Business Opportunity. We Also Have a Bona Fide Property Management With a Longstanding Reputation For Good Service To Bot...
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