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HomeSearch.com weeks away from relaunch with ?huge inventory? of MLS listings
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:41:38 | Category by:
With industry veteran Russ Bergeron aboard as vice president of licensing and compliance at Real Estate Digital, HomeSearch.com is weeks away from relaunch with “a huge inventory” of MLS listings. Bergeron, former president and CEO of ...read more»
 
Real estate embraces ALS ?ice bucket challenge?
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:26:31 | Category by:
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Legal spat over sale of mansion could greatly expand definition of ?dual agency? in California
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:06:07 | Category by:
A dispute over the sale of a $12.25 million mansion that allegedly turned out to be smaller than advertised could end up greatly expanding the definition of what constitutes “dual agency” in California, and make brokerages more skittis...read more»
 
Black Knight?s Paragon MLS platform gains steam
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:19:24 | Category by:
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San Diego?s Real Living Lifestyles joins RealtyTrac?s brokerage network
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:57:52 | Category by:
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3 reasons to invest your time and money in client relationships instead of leads
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:15:00 | Category by:
Relationships are the key to future success in the real estate business. Relationships pay dividends, build referral networks and can last a lifetime. Leads, however, have an expiration date, are not personal and are sold to the highest bidder ......read more»
 
US News & World Report launches agent matching tool
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:59:06 | Category by:
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Why so many consumers start with Redfin
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:41:58 | Category by:
Redfin may not be the nation's biggest brokerage (yet). But it operates what's by far the most popular real estate brokerage or franchise website. Why do so many consumers start with Redfin? CEO Glenn Kelman explains ......read more»
 
Real estate industry says let Zillow have its way with Trulia
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:21:09 | Category by:
Inman News readers are not an interventionist bunch, with nearly 8 in 10 saying antitrust regulators should just stay the heck out of the way of Zillow's plan to acquire Trulia ......read more»
 
US housing market loses momentum
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:49:38 | Category by:
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ForRent.com rolls out neighborhood, school search filters
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:55:04 | Category by:
ForRent.com now lets users hunt for apartments by individual school attendance zones or neighborhood. Users see a list of neighborhoods and schools on the left-hand side of the search results page. After performing a search by city, state or ZIP ......read more»
 
Why a prominent indie brokerage is affiliating with a powerhouse franchise brand
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Mobile MLS app designed to help users help themselves
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:24:06 | Category by:
A mobile app for multiple listing services from Goomzee now provides a built-in help desk designed to reduce the burden of providing support to brokers and agents who use the app. Nearly two dozen MLSs and associations have chosen Goomzee’s ......read more»
 
5 surprisingly simple ways to get people to your open house
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:15:23 | Category by:
An open house is one of the oldest and easiest ways to meet prospective homebuyers and home sellers. In theory, all you do is throw a few yard signs around the neighborhood, unlock the door, and the buyers and sellers come flocking in like people to a giv...read more»
 
I?m not a Realtor, I just play one on YouTube
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:33:21 | Category by:
Derek Johnson promoting “Free List Calgary” on YouTube. The Real Estate Council of Alberta says a man it fined $15,000 last year for allegedly posing as a Realtor is now doing business under a different name, and has been advertising ...read more»
 
Some cities kept gentrifying through the downturn
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:48:15 | Category by:
The housing bust brought gentrification in Atlanta to a grinding halt, but the trend continued in other cities including Denver, Minneapolis, Portland, Seattle, and Washington, D.C., researchers with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland conclude. Cincinn...read more»
 
4 myths about real estate crowdfunding debunked
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:20:49 | Category by:
In a Forbes guest post, RealtyShares CEO Nav Athwal debunks four common misconceptions about real estate crowdfunding: You don’t really own real estate — you own a share of a limited liability company (LLC). It’s not a REIT &...read more»
 
Overseas investors buying homes from afar and leaving them vacant
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:00:56 | Category by:
About 30 percent of residential sales in Cambridge, England, are to overseas investors, who sometimes buy homes remotely and never move in, ITV’s Elodie Harper reports. “Properties left empty for investment purposes in order to make a ...read more»