Archive for March, 2013

How To Sell Your Home Faster

Posted on: March 21st, 2013 | No Comments

Social_media

It’s a buyers market – at least for now, which means that your future home buyer has a lot of options to weigh in your market. So how do you standout? Ty these tips to sell your home faster.

 

Help your realtor – Social media is a great way to get the word out about your home. The average Facebook user has 130 friends, which means 130 connections to your potential homebuyer. Post your home’s listing to your Facebook and Twitter. Share your photos of it via Instagram. Make your home come to life in your online circle.

 

Capitalize on the drive by – More buyers are searching online for their next home. The next step? They do the drive by. Don’t miss this opportunity to show them your home. No, we’re not saying you should run out and invite them in for a tour (definitely don’t do this). But, ask your realtor for a QR code to put on your For Sale sign. That code can link to a virtual tour exclusively for those who are doing the drive by. Even better, it can give them direct contact information for your realtor, in case you’ve peaked their interest.

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Using Social Media to Generate Leads, Sell Homes, and Build Your Brand

Posted on: March 14th, 2013 | No Comments

Social_mediaIf you’re a realtor, it’s time to buy into the selling power of social media.  According to research by the National Association of Realtors, more than 90% of home buyers used the internet during the home buying process in 2012.  63% of home buyers took at least one virtual home tour via the web.  Internet searches for real estate agents grew by 46% from 2011 to 2012.  The written word is quickly becoming just as powerful as the spoken word when it comes to pushing your name, your brand, and your offerings. Before you start posting, tweeting, and connecting, here are some helpful tips for managing your social media content:

 

  • Create a clear, concise description to use for all of your social media profiles.  For example, say, “I am a residential real estate agent, based in Chester County, specializing in single-family homes. Check out my website: www.johndoe.com.”

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