Importance of Marketing in Real Estate

by Shauna Zamarripa ; Updated July 27, 2017

Real estate professionals survive and thrive based on name recognition. Individuals don't want to do business with someone they have never heard of. The following is an outline detailing the importance and strategies of marketing in the real estate world today and how it impacts your business.

Internet Marketing

In today's world, most people begin shopping for everything online, including real estate. Having a strong Internet presence such as websites and online advertising is crucial to capturing these customers and turning them into clients.

Postcards

Consistent mail-out campaigns are critical to marketing success in real estate. Postcard campaigns showing just-listed and just-sold properties help real estate professionals to generate business.

Events

Event marketing is an effective way to generate leads for real estate professionals. Home-buying and home-selling seminars are great ways to create excitement and speak to large groups of people at a single event.

Fliers

While fliers should not be at the top of a real estate professional's list, these are crucial in marketing properties and can help generate a steady pool of buyer leads for real estate professionals. Make sure fliers are professional looking and have all contact information.

Signage

Having proper signage in front of properties that a real estate professional is marketing is very important. Signage should be clear and include all contact information.

Benefits

The more effort real estate professionals spend marketing consistently, the more leads they will generate in a short period of time, causing growth and success in their business plan.