Get paid to market your Real Estate Business

Written by Meredith Gossland

Get Paid to Market your Real Estate Business Written by: Marti Gossland Lasting Impressions 2 Year after year, agent after agent throws thousands of dollars away on direct mail postcards that get 3% return at best. Many have thought, "There has to be a better way!" They are right! There is a better way! How would you like to get paid for your marketing?

Parks and Recreation in most cities offer classes in just about everything you can possibly imagine, from photography to quilting, Kung Fu to cooking. Publicity forrepparttar classes is taken care of byrepparttar 136985 city and costsrepparttar 136986 instructor nothing. The instructor charges a fee forrepparttar 136987 class usually around $30 per student for anywhere from 4-10 hours of instruction. And can usually receive $2,000 - $3,000 a year for holding classes just once a week.

What better way to market your business? The city pays forrepparttar 136988 marketing and you get paid to teach people about buying a house. Hold classes on how to buy a house, what to do to improverepparttar 136989 value of their house, how to shop for a mortgage, home improvements etc.

You become an expert inrepparttar 136990 eyes of your students, trust is built and everyone coming to your class is interested in real estate, they are thinking of buying or selling their home.

The trick is think of helping others not selling something. If you make blatant efforts to sell real estate you students will pick up on that immediately! Don't do it! It does more harm than good. But if your class actually helps first time home buyers understand their options, andrepparttar 136991 choices they need to make, you will find that they will come to you when they are ready to buy. You have become an expert in their eyes and they trust you to help them throughrepparttar 136992 process of selling or buying their home.

Many real estate agencies hold such classes for people but they have to pay to marketrepparttar 136993 class and many people feel that they will be trapped in a nightmarish hard ball sales presentation like those offered by time shares so they don't sign up. Rule # 1 for classes

Auction Seller Guide To Success

Written by Leroy Chan


Auction Seller Guide To Success

-by Leroy Chan

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When its time to clean-up aroundrepparttar house, some people have a hard time deciding what to keep and what to throw out. What they need is an incentive.

How about collecting cash from stuff that was collecting dust?

You can do this by auctioning-off your unwanted or no longer needed items on eBay. eBay isrepparttar 136805 largest online market place of its kind. If you are considering this, then you need to gain some basic knowledge ofrepparttar 136806 listing process.

Here is a 10-item checklist to go over before you begin selling:

1. Look at Other Seller Listings

Do a search for your item. See how other sellers listrepparttar 136807 same or similar item. Take mental note ofrepparttar 136808 category,repparttar 136809 title,repparttar 136810 description,repparttar 136811 photo andrepparttar 136812 pricing.

2. Chooserepparttar 136813 Most Appropriate Category

Make sure your item is inrepparttar 136814 most appropriate category. Avoid placing it in a category where it doesn't belong. List your item inrepparttar 136815 wrong category, and people looking for your item will not find it. Let eBay suggestrepparttar 136816 category for you, if you are unsure which category your item belongs.

3. Write an Accurate Title for Your Listing

Make it easy for buyers to find your item in a search by writing a precise title of it. Be as exact and detailed as possible so your item can show up in broad keyword searches too. Avoid using hype words like "Best," "Great," or "Fantastic." Putting these words inrepparttar 136817 title will not help buyers find your item because they don't type in these types of words in their searches.

4. Set Your Price Low

Entice your buyers by starting at a low price. Set a reserve price in your listings so you don't have to sell it whenrepparttar 136818 auction ends at too low of a price for you to make a profit.

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