Category: Property By Text News

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


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


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


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


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


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