Top 10 Social Media Sites for
Real Estate Professionals
Created by: Social Media Solutions
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of new media tools and tactics to develop a
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ActiveRain is a Real Estate Networking site for real estate professionals. As of me writing this post,
there are over 98,000 members there. You can signup for a free membership, create your profile, and
start interacting with the community. When you join, make sure you use their unique referral program.
You can use the referral service to find the best real estate professionals, real estate leads and form
local real estate relationships. One of the best parts of the referral service is the ability to search on a
local level, right in your county.
Facebook is a very professional network that is growing at an unprecedented rate. This is a great
platform for reaching out to potential buyers, and increasing your marketing’s reach. Unlike other Ad
services, Facebook’s Ads allow you to target your EXACT audience on a much deeper level. You can
target your audience by age, location, keywords and their relationship.
Flipping pad is designed specifically for real estate investors looking to build relationships with other
investors across the country. If you are a rehabber or a wholesaler, this site is a great opportunity to
network and get new leads. Action Tip: Interact with other investors in the forums section of the site.
Ask and answer questions that provide valuable information. More you interact, more visible you
become among flipping pad members.
Linked in is one of the best social network sites to form relationship among real estate
professionals. Action Tip: Make sure to build out your profile. When people search for
you, they can find you by your keywords, places, employment, and experience you have
in your resume. When searching for people, never spam others. When asking people to
be added to your network, it is best to ask people you know first.
Localism is the valued point of connection, a place of meaningful interaction. It's where
neighbors and local merchants share what's happening in their community. It's people
collectively communicating the unique flavor and nuances of where they live, work, eat,
and play. Localism provides the environment where residents and business owners can
create a micro-social network uniquely attuned to their individual communities.
Together, they use multi-media to paint a canvas of local color and texture. Their
Localism 'Neighborpedia' becomes an extension of who and what they are.
This is a pligg site, which is designed with similar functionality to digg.com. You can go
to the site to find real estate related articles, and to vote up & down the articles/blogs
that you find. It is also a great resource to bookmark your listings to share with the
5 million active buyers and sellers come to Trulia.com each month to start their real
estate search. Sign up by joining Trulia Pro, an all-in-one marketing solution for real
estate and other professionals who want to promote their brand and listings to over 5
million home buyers and sellers each month.
Zillow is a free online real estate site where you can search for homes for sale, find
home prices, see home values, view recently sold homes, and check mortgage rates. Get
started by finding real estate in top states and real estate in top cities.
Zolve connects home buyers and sellers to real estate practitioners in their desired area
by providing a platform where real estate practitioners can demonstrate their market
and neighborhood expertise by sharing the information that home buyers, sellers, and
owners are looking for on the internet.
Whether you are a consumer looking for buyer and seller information on real property or
a real estate professional looking for resources and networking, RealTown.com has it all.
Here you will find one of the most comprehensive and valuable resources available, a
real estate portal with concentration on Content, Context, Collaboration, and
Please contact Lauren Candito, President of Social Media Solutions, if you have
any questions. Email: Lauren@SocialMediaSolutionsLLC.com