Monthly Archives: May 2013

8 Mistakes Home Sellers Make

May 30, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Property By Text News, SMS Marketing
Although the housing market is rebounding these days, it can still be challenging selling your home. Buyers have several options – there are more houses for sale than there are buyers, and they don’t have to buy what you’re offering. Chances are, you home is just one of many with a for sale sign in the front yard, so you [...] Read full entry

The 5 Best Places to Use QR Codes for Real Estate

Earlier this month we talked about what using QR codes says about your real estate business. We discussed what you can learn from the person using your QR codes, and what they can learn about you and your business. In this segment, we’re going to discuss where to use QR codes for real estate to reap the most benefit and [...] Read full entry

7 Reasons your Home Isn’t Selling

May 16, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Mobile Advertising, Text Marketing Tips, Text Message Marketing Advice
Why is it that some homes sell in a matter of day while others stay on the market for months – or years? Often, it comes down to the right price in the right area, but there are other factors that can make or break a sale. The longer a house sits on the market, the worse its reputation. Buyers [...] Read full entry

Rebounding After Foreclosure, Boomerang Buyers Hit the Market

May 07, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Property By Text News
“Boomerang buyers,” a term given to people who have lost their homes to foreclosure and short sales are expected to make up as much as ten percent of the home buying market this year. Since 2007, more than 4.7 million homeowners lost their homes to foreclosure and short sales, and an estimated seventy percent of them will most likely return [...] Read full entry

What Using QR Codes Says About your Real Estate Business

May 02, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on SMS Marketing, Text Marketing Tips
Quick Response codes (QR codes) are nothing new. In today’s world, they’re on everything from signage to packaging. The younger generation is more apt to use these little technological codes than older folks, but this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be using them in your marketing campaign. As a matter of fact, QR codes should only be one part of your [...] Read full entry