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Liza Nolan, Real Estate Pro in Granby, CT

Hello Agents! Have you ever had success with postings on Craigslist? Have you ever had a sale and/or starting working with a buyer as a result?

Asked by Liza Nolan, Granby, CT Mon Nov 28, 2011

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YES! I have gotten at least 3 leads in the last 3-4 months from Craigslist. I'll give you one of my tips...:) --> My most recent, I actually just went ahead and contacted someone that posted in the real estate wanted section. The post seemed to match the clients I work with a lot, so I sent her an email. I was not pushy at all (very friendly), but stated that I saw they were looking for a home to buy in an area I am familiar with and I would be happy to help them. I let them know they can search on my site without any commitment and if they saw anything that interested them, I was more than happy to help even if it was just to answer questions.

I received a reply about an hour later and long story short, we just completed the home inspection and WDO inspection this morning. ($196K offer accepted last week).
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I always put my listings there, I have over the last couple of weeks done some ads to push traffic to my site - has worked, but no new clients yet.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Nov 29, 2011
Yes I have had success on Craigslist among other free sites to advertise on. Starting out in the
business is hard work and takes money to advertise. This is how I started and worked my way up.
Good Luck and Success to your Business.
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I have put my less expensive listings on there advertising open houses. I believe I have gotten attendees, but not a sale.
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