Boost Needed? Give These 5 Sales Tips a Try

RMag_At_MidYear1By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine

Searching for some ideas to give your business a jump? REALTOR® Magazine senior editor Wendy Cole roamed around the 2010 NAR Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo Thursday, May 13, to learn what new approaches some of you are taking to keep thriving in today’s challenging market.

One idea that really jumped out is meeting with neighbors of a home you just sold and asking them to sign a welcome card for the new owners. The neighbors love it, the buyers love it, and you can bet the neighbors will remember you when they or someone they know is ready to buy or sell.

Watch the short video we took from the conference:

Robert Freedman

Robert Freedman is director of multimedia communications for the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. He can be reached at

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  1. We opened our business in 1984 long before social media was on the scene and love watching how real estate can be enhanced by taking advantage of interactive online communication. Websites like Facebook and Twitter can really work for your business as long as you remember to not to underestimate the importance of face time.

  2. I like the neighborhood greeting card idea!