28 Great Real Estate Articles From 2016

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By Ryan Fitzgerald

With more than 2.5 million blog posts being published every day, it can be difficult to sort through the noise. Now that the year is coming to an end, I thought it it would be helpful to organize some of the year’s best real estate articles into one large round-up post for you.

I reached out to some great real …

9 Features of a Great Real Estate Website

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By Charlie Allred Ninety percent of home buyers search for their new home online. Knowing this statistic, how is your online presence? Most real estate agents have the website their broker provided them, however, these are merely a page on the brokerage’s website that bring absolutely no leads to the individual real estate agent. I think of most static real …

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A Blog Post About Blogging

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                  By Scott Newman So here’s where you currently stand: Everyone and their mother has been telling you to blog. They say, “it’s so important to connect with the potential clients in your market.” Or more generally, “put yourself out there!” Even asking, “Why aren’t you blogging already? You’re the best writer …

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Get Creative with Your Listings

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By Lynn Minnick I’ve been marketing the crazy out of a high-end listing.  (Yes, I’m fairly sure I just made up that expression…but this is about getting creative, right?)  This is easily the hardest I’ve ever worked to sell a listing.  In this market, I went in knowing it would be a challenge, armed with an arsenal of creative ideas …

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It’s Pronounced REAL-TOR & This is What it Means!

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By Rob Reuter, YPN Manager I was recently approached by staff of REALTOR® Magazine and asked if I could start blogging in the YPN Lounge.  I remember thinking to myself “cha right, have you seen my to-do list?”  Well here I am and for my first blog in the lounge, I get to write about an exciting topic: the word …

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The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round

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By Laura Rubinchuk Has anyone told you recently that you may sell real estate, but you’re actually in the lead generation business? Yeah, it struck a chord with me too. Your next closing could be, and ideally would come from, your next lead. So how are you generating leads? I like to the think of it as a big circle …

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Make Sharing Your Blog Simple

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By Jeremy Williams You work hard to add content to your blog so why not allow all that great content to be shared to the masses.  Two of the biggest social media platforms right now are Facebook and Twitter.  Millions have chosen to get connected whether socially or for business networking purposes.  Sharing your blog with Facebook and Twitter users …

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A Tool to Help Keep Social Media Updates Simple

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By Jessica Hickok It’s been said over and over that social media can be a huge benefit to your real estate business.  I have found this to be true on so many levels, as my company has received countless referrals off of Twitter and Facebook by talking about what I love to do.  And yes, like you, what I love …