Real Estate Resources for Realtors and Marketing Blogs

Easy to understand Real Estate Resources for Realtors and Real Estate Consumers, with all information necessary to make the best decisions.

We Put The ‘Real Mark’ In Real Estate Marketing

If you are looking to get the best and most of marketing in the real estate world, you came to the right place. Sold Right Away creates weekly blogs on all things marketing, as well as local Burlington-Hamilton announcements that pertain to the industry. So prepare your eyes and get the best reads and stories.

Are You Ready to Standout on Social Media?

We already know that video is completely taking over the world and your phone. According to Facebook, all content will be video within 5 years. Not only this, but according to Google and Cisco 85% of the worlds traffic will be video by 2019. Are you ready for that?...

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Holding a Successful Open House

Whether you’re new to the business and looking for some helpful tips, or are looking to spice up your regular open house routine, we’ve collected some ideas on how to hold a successful open house. Before the Open House It is important for your clients to prepare their...

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Marketing for Realtors on the Grow

You know real estate. We know marketing. Together, we can get your listings SOLD RIGHT AWAY! We provide a variety of state-of-the-art services that will market your listing to get it SOLD. The question is - where are you now? Feeling overwhelmed? Don’t know where to...

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How to Use Innovative Technology to Improve Your Business

The constant change of technology can be rather difficult to adapt to; but proves to be beneficial in leveraging your business to help you find more clients. Through developing an online presence, and using new technologies such as 3D Matterport tours and aerial...

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Using Attractive Marketing Leads to Success

We have outlined the importance of marketing, as well as our top business marketing tips, but now it’s time to discuss how the type of marketing you use will define your success. In order to ensure business success, it is important to attract clients. How do you...

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Decorating Your Home for Sale: Where to Begin

So you have renovated and you have decluttered your home.  Great! But you are hesitating on starting the decorating process – after all you won’t be living here much longer, and before you know it, that “For Sale” sign will be posted in your front lawn, and you’ll be...

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This is why Your House is Not Selling

Selling your home can be a challenge; as the market is unpredictable, and buyers can be tough to work with. Unfortunately these challenges are not easy to overcome, and prove to be frustrating when selling your home. With this said, these are not the only factors that...

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Professional Portrait Photography

  They say a picture is worth 1000 words – and we think so too! At Sold Right Away, we offer professional portrait photography to ensure you’re saying: I’m professional I’m an expert in my field I’m personable I look out for your best interests Is it Time for a New...

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Open House Safety: How to Increase Security

Holding an open house is often a necessity in trying to sell a home; but it is also rewarding as it can help Realtors gage the success of the home and their career. Hearing feedback on the listing and marketing techniques can help a Realtor see where their listings is...

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How to Leverage an Open House for a Successful Career

Using an open house to find more listings and buyers proves to be rather successful; but equally difficult. In order to leverage your open house for a successful career, there are crucial steps you must take. Follow along as we discuss how to make the most out of an...

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How NOT to Sell a Home: Top 6 Common Mistakes

As a Realtor it is important to sell your listing in a timely, efficient manner to ensure that your clients are pleased with your service. Unfortunately this isn’t always the case – as the real estate market varies greatly depending on the season and the economy at...

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Using Transparency to Your Advantage

They say that being open and honest is the best way to form a sturdy relationship because of the communication it develops between partners. If this is true, then why is it not practiced in all relationships – specifically in the business world for the development of...

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Social Media: The Benefits

Using social media to market your business proves to be rather successful in the real estate industry. You’re up-to-date, interactive, marketing method shows interested clients that you are active in your marketing approach. For those of you who are wary of entering...

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Using Leadership to Guide Your Real Estate Team

To lead a successful real estate team you’ll need to guide them in the right direction. This can be done through various tactics – but being an engaging, approachable, and charismatic leader is your number one priority. Why Leadership is Important Whether you’re...

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How To Educate a Client

In order to develop a successful relationship with a client, it is important to educate them on the real estate industry, on who you are, and on the house hunting process. Paying attention, and being aware, of your client’s needs, concerns, and questions, will help...

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The Benefits of Business Networking

Networking, although nothing new, has reached new heights in recent years with the development of online networking; can you say LinkedIn? Using networking, both in the physical and online world, proves to be beneficial – increasing your business connections and...

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Building and Managing a Successful Real Estate Team

The process of searching for a real estate team that will work well and collaborate effectively with one another can be difficult. Not knowing where to search, or what to look for, can make the process even more stressful. Then comes the managing part; being a...

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Standing Out From the Crowd: 3D Matterport Tours

Wanting to separate yourself from your competition? Needing an upper-hand in order to leverage your listings to meet new clients? Well, we’ve got the perfect solution for you! 3D Matterport tours are the perfect tool for distinguishing yourself from the crowd;...

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Targeting Orphan Buyers

Targeting a specific demographic through your marketing techniques can help you establish a firm presence in the real estate industry; ultimately helping you gain success in your career as an agent. Determining which group to target depends on who you want to work...

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Valuable Home Improvements

When it comes down to selling your home, there are certain home improvements that will generate more value than others. Knowing which ones are right for you can be tricky; after all you want to maximize your return on investment (ROI) without sacrificing too much....

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Partners for Success

Throughout your time as a Realtor you’ll be spending a great deal of time and energy working with fellow professionals; whether they be other Realtors, photographers, accountants, etc.. Each of these professionals will help you when selling a home, or when a client is...

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Millennials and Home Buying: What’s the Situation?

There is a rather large myth surrounding millennials and home buying. There's this idea that millennials have no interest in purchasing a home. The truth is, millennials want to buy! Just like previous generations, millennials want the security of owning and living in...

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Virtual Staging vs. Traditional Staging

Staging can be a great tool when promoting a listing. Not only can it improve the show value of a home, by creating a clean, presentable, home that highlights positive features, but it can also improve the reception of the photos and videos online. The photos of a...

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Pricing According to Market Value

Now that you’ve decided that you’re ready to sell your home you’ll need to determine a listing price. Establishing an accurate listing price for your home, based on market value, can be tricky; as the market is constantly changing, with fluctuating prices. With this...

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Our Top Business Marketing Tips

Not too long ago we discussed the importance of marketing and the development of your brand to help you build a successful career. In hopes of further developing your business, we’ve compiled our top 5 marketing tips on how to advance your career. 1. Develop an online...

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How To: Budgeting for Your Marketing Needs

Marketing is a key component in developing your brand. Creating a professional identity for yourself allows potential clients to recognize you, which in turn increases the chances of them utilizing your services, or referring you to interested customers. With that...

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How To: Targeting Baby Boomers

When developing a marketing plan it is important to establish a target audience in which you would like to work with. Having a specific niche audience will increase your chances of gaining clientele; as you will understand what your chosen audience is looking for in...

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Leveraging Your Listings: Marketing Techniques

We’ve discussed the importance of branding and marketing your business to find new clients, but have you considered marketing your listings as well? You’d be surprised how using current listings can help you find new clients. Follow along as we discuss marketing tools...

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Using Drone Technology to Sell Your Listing

Drone technology is a new and upcoming trend in the real estate industry. It can be a great tool in providing your listing with a unique advantage, which will in turn distinguish you from fellow real estate agents. To familiarize yourself with drone technology and its...

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Featured on the Open Roll Podcast with Jurgen Rudolph!

Featured on the Open Roll Podcast with Jurgen Rudolph! http://openroll.org/077-execution-everything-maude/ Maude, of Sold Right Away, is our guest. Through circumstances, Maude decided to move from the home she had bought and chose to do the photos and marketing,...

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Real estate trends

Despite the end of one of the hottest summer in our history, the appearance of shorter days and cooler weather doesn’t seem to cool down the real estate market. If you are one of the many entering the real estate market, you may be wondering what to expect? What to...

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Your Journey To Your Dream Home This Fall

The booming real estate market can be enticing so it is common to catch yourself thinking whether or not to take advantage of it. Buying a home is probably the largest investment you will ever make, so here are few tips to help your planning process. Doing your...

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Do my noisy neighbours affect my property value?

When you buy your dream home and also get wonderful neighbours, that’s a cherry on top of the sundae. However, that’s not always the case. Neighbours can easily be the source of frustration when moving into your new home and can ruin the entire experience. What...

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How to Make Your Home Look More Spacious

A study done by NewHomeSource verifies that one of the features new buyers are constantly looking for in their new home is larger space. Even with a house relatively small, there are many ways you as a seller or realtor, can maximize the available space to imitate...

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What’s your asking price?

You know the saying - your first price is your last price? Well, I think that's how it goes. It is true to some extent. The idea is it is crucial to set an appropriate price from the beginning and sticking by it as opposed to constantly changing it with the market....

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Virtual Staging

Results from many studies prove that using photos and interactive mediums such as videos online play a key role in attracting potential buyers. Virtual staging refers to using technology to furnish empty rooms. This process requires creativity and trending design...

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How can you, a new home buyer, improve your credit score?

With the continuous growth of real estate market in Burlington and other parts of Toronto, new homebuyers need to keep an eye on their finances and credit history so they don’t miss out on the perfect home. Here are few guidelines that will help ease the process of...

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Millennial Home Buyers

As more millennials enter their 30s, the number of buyers in the housing market keep increasing; combining this with the red hot real estate market there is no reason to skip this golden opportunity. A 2015 report confirms the peak levels in housing decisions from the...

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Guide to Home Renovations

Getting ready to sell? With all the different blogs online or even conversations with realtors, phrases such as “remodelling can help boost your asking price” are thrown around. Be careful, that statement is equally wrong as it is true, and can potentially cost you...

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Managing your brand online

Social media has been around long enough that we all understand why its an importance asset within an agent’s toolkit. You are not only able to interact directly with potential and current leads, but also become a leader in your local market by managing your...

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Importance of Visual Marketing

Being able to capture real life moments with a click of a button has set a solid foundation, built on fascination, that has lead to the age of visual marketing. Many online platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest are taking advantage of this and presenting this concept as – ability to experience life through someone else’s eyes.
What does this mean for you?

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Becoming a Landlord – Challenge Accepted

Does the path to prosperity pass through real estate renting? Noisy neighbors, broken water heaters, late rent — these aren’t the only issues that landlords have to deal with. The popularity of becoming a landlord is because the aptitude of potentially gaining certain tax advantages as well as the profitable venture of steady secondary income. This venture continues to generate income while the property potentially appreciates in value in the background.

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Outdoor Living Space in Demand

As the weather warms up, buyers spend just as much time evaluating the outside of the house as they do the inside. Furthermore, buyers and seller may also spark home improvement conversations to deliver the most return. According to real estate experts and Ironhaus, metalwork designers, it is estimated that for every dollar invested in landscaping projects, homeowners can see nearly $2 return on investment.

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Cottage – Your Second Home

A cottage is usually a small, cozy vacation home, full of great memory making opportunities that provide a wonderful experience away from the daily grind, outdoors with loved ones. A second home that allows you to indulge your love for outdoor recreation activities like canoeing, fishing, water skiing and swimming.

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Why do I need a real estate agent?

The rapid increase of services that help home buyers and seller complete their own real estate transaction is relatively recent, and it may have got you thinking; “Do I really need a real estate agent?” While undertaking the process yourself can save you the commission rates needed to complete the transaction using a real estate agent, doing it yourself may end up being costlier in the long run. Don’t underestimate the power of a real-estate expert in getting your home sold.

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Should I Finish My Basement?

Most people pay more attention on the upper levels of the house when they own or when they purchase a new property, however, let’s turn the tables and talk about the basement. In an urban environment like Toronto, with a hot real estate market, the cost of every square foot is rapidly increasing. By finishing your basement, you are providing more “livable space” which can add to the overall value of your home.

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Nuts and Bolts of Homeowner’s Insurance

Home Insurance, in simple words, helps solve unexpected home financial situations that can result from unforeseeable disasters to your home, or the items in your home. There are many factors that impact a homeowner’s insurance policy, such as; what losses are covered...

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Get Your Real Estate Marketing Off Its Foundation

Sold Right Away will help you market your Burlington-Hamilton-Grimsby and Niagara real estate. We guarantee to help you sell your listings faster and bring you potential home buyers. Our services include professional real estate photography, promotional and marketing videos, exterior aerial photography, and realtor/listing websites. Drop us a line and one of our customer service representatives will respond to you as soon as possible.

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