Mobile Marketing Blog

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


Foreclosure Deals around the Country

Apr 23, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Property By Text News, Text Marketing Tips
Many areas were hit hard when the recession crippled housing markets around the country. Many homeowners found themselves receiving notices of default, auction notices, bank repossessions, or other filings in 2012. In many cases, home prices are now well below their bubble-market highs and many homes are worth less than what homeowners owe on the mortgage. What is bad news [...] Read full entry


Americans Showing Confidence in the Housing Market Again

Apr 18, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on SMS Marketing
With an increase in home prices and a decrease in the foreclosure rate as of late, Americans are beginning to show a confidence in the housing market once again. As a matter of fact, 79 percent of Americans say owning a home is a vital part of the American dream. This number hits a three-year high according to a CNBC-All-America [...] Read full entry


Properties You Can Buy for $250,000 or Less

Apr 15, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Property By Text News, SMS Marketing
$250,000 doesn’t sound like much for a nice house, but you’d be surprised at what is on the market these days for that price or less. The housing market took quite a hit with the recession, and prices dropped drastically. Although the market is improving, there are still many great properties for sale at rock bottom prices. Look at these [...] Read full entry


5 Best Home Selling Markets Right Now

Apr 04, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Property By Text News, SMS Marketing
While it’s true the housing market has taken a big hit in recent years due to a dwindling economy, many places are now seeing an increase in housing prices and home sales as of late. In many cases, homes with “for sale” signs are selling in under a month, often for more than the asking price. If you’re trying to [...] Read full entry


What Real Estate Agents Do For Buyers

Mar 28, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Mobile Advertising, Text Marketing Tips, Text Message Marketing Advice
Buying a home can be an overwhelming experience, especially if you’re a first-time home buyer You may think you’re simply shopping for your next (or first) home, but it goes way beyond that. A real estate agent does more than just help homeowners sell their homes, and may be just the person you need to help you navigate the [...] Read full entry


4 Ways Real Estate Agents Fail at Social Media

Mar 11, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Property By Text News, SMS Marketing, Text Marketing Tips
real estate social media Any successful businessperson knows in order to be successful, you have to go where the people are. Online, this means social media. The real estate business is no different. If you want to increase sales, you have to be personable, in the real world and online. It’s not enough just to have a great website that highlights all your properties. [...] Read full entry


3 Steps to Simplify and Prosper in 2013

Feb 27, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on SMS Marketing, Text Marketing Tips, Text Message Marketing Advice
Propertybytext is all about making your job easier and creating a central place for sellers and buyers to come together to give and receive information quickly and easily. With services like detailed property listings, QR codes, an appointment manager so you never miss another appointment and the ability to connect to Facebook and Twitter, you are in constant control of [...] Read full entry


10 Killer Real Estate Marketing Ideas

Feb 15, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Property By Text News, Text Marketing Tips, Text Message Marketing Advice
To be a successful real estate professional, you need to know a thing or two about marketing. After all, if you don’t know how to market your properties, you won’t make many sales. You need to entice that potential buyer and make him think your property is his new home. For some, marketing comes natural, but for others, they must [...] Read full entry


Property Managers Tips

Feb 11, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Property By Text News, Text Marketing Tips, Text Message Marketing Advice
Property Managers Tips As a property manager, you spend a great deal of time catering to other people. You answer tenants’ calls about maintenance issues, you field calls from prospective tenants about rental properties, and you spend a lot of your time showing properties to people that may or may not decide to rent from you. It’s a property manager’s job to do [...] Read full entry


Mobile Marketing… A Must for Real Estate Professionals

Jan 24, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Fun Text Messaging Stuff, Property By Text News, Text Marketing Tips
Mobile Marketing A recent study showed that over forty-six percent of the respondents said that their cell phones were essential in their search for a new home. Sixty-eight percent said they had already contacted an agent to see a home based on their mobile search. These facts alone are enough to say in order to stay competitive in the home selling industry, [...] Read full entry


Home Selling Checklist

Jan 16, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Property By Text News, Real Estate Associations
Once you’ve made the decision to sell your home, the fun begins. There are many things to consider and many legal issues to contend with throughout the selling process. Even if you’ve sold a home before, this list will help you make sure you have the knowledge you need to sell your home yourself and gives important tips for selling [...] Read full entry


How Real Estate Mobile Marketing Can Increase Your Leads and Home Sales

Jan 08, 13 | Posted by: Property by Text on Mobile Advertising, SMS Marketing, Text Marketing Tips
By offering potential buyers detailed property information via mobile phone, you are making it easy for them to shop and compare properties to find the one that suits them best. Real estate mobile marketing is fast becoming an essential part of a modern day real estate professional’s selling strategy. Read full entry


Are You Losing Real Estate Sales and Leads Because of Slow Response Time?

Dec 04, 12 | Posted by: Property by Text on Mobile Advertising, SMS Marketing
Real Estate Leads A 2011 study released by Harvard Business Review showed a direct link between fast response times to prospective buyers’ inquiries and increased sales. The results of the study are jarring and cause for real estate professionals to take notice if they want to succeed in this increasingly mobile world. Read full entry


Tips to Maximize Your Real Estate Mobile Marketing Campaign

Dec 03, 12 | Posted by: Property by Text on SMS Marketing, Text Marketing Tips, Text Message Marketing Advice
Tips to Maximize Your Real Estate Mobile Marketing Campaign One of the most effective ways to reach potential property buyers is through mobile marketing. Most people own a cell phone capable of scanning code and sending and receiving text messages, so taking advantage of that technology is important. Using QR codes, text IDs and auto-response SMS, you stand to increase your lead lists and property sales exponentially by reaching [...] Read full entry


Statewide Real Estate Associations of USA

Nov 25, 12 | Posted by: Property by Text on Real Estate Associations
Statewide Real Estate Associations of USA Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island... Read full entry