The 3 universal truths of real estate marketing

JAMES SCHWARTZ | January 27, 2020

Whether it is the year 2000 or 2020, there are and have always been 3 universal truths of marketing that will drive results if followed. It’s important to note, these concepts work for small businesses, large enterprises and everything in between. You don’t need to be one of the bigger guys like RE/MAX. You can be a one-person office and follow these truths to success. With nearly 20 years in the biz, I’ve seen a lot: the transition from “property phone books” that were our source of truth to IDX feeds and websites, the presence of boom and bust cycles, the rise of digital, the creation of amazing marketing technology and social platforms, and a significant change from brands being in control to consumers being in the driver’s seat.

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