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Real Estate News
Voodoo Agent: Being ‘in play’ with your leads
Fri, 26 May 2017 11:45:04
Gary Gold's says that "being in play" -- having ongoing conversations -- with clients is how you become their designated agent ... read more»

Broker Connect will hone your brokerage’s edge over the competition
Fri, 26 May 2017 10:04:46
Sometimes being a broker feels like a series of tensions to juggle. While you're trying to keep agents happy and entice new blood to your brokerage, you also have to consider whether your business model is even still working ... read more»

Leigh Brown: 5 points Realtors are missing about Zillow
Fri, 26 May 2017 9:50:05
I hear you, Realtors. You are mad at Zillow. And apparently you think that I don’t take the current situation seriously ... read more»

Zillow Instant Offers lands Realtor 48 seller leads
Fri, 26 May 2017 9:39:30
Realtor Veronica Figueroa has nabbed 48 seller leads through Zillow Instant Offers since it launched on Monday, and she’s working to see how many she can convert into listings. “The numbers just keep on coming in,” she said ... read more»

What you’ll learn at the very first ICSF Women Leaders track
Fri, 26 May 2017 6:57:04
Some of the most successful real estate agents, brokers, team leaders and office managers on the planet will take the stage at the Women Leaders track ... read more»

Rents are rising in the suburbs
Fri, 26 May 2017 2:10:45
Buyers look to rent in the 'burbs to save money, but Zillow's latest rental study shows rents in suburban and urban areas are facing affordability issues. ... read more»

How one agent has successfully juggled family life and clients since 2002
Fri, 26 May 2017 2:00:57
As part of her 10 Questions podcast series, F.C. Tucker broker Angela Raab interviews Brenda Bowman, a supermom and agent who has been growing her successful real estate business in Indianapolis since ... read more»

How to prevent problems with overpriced listings
Fri, 26 May 2017 2:00:54
Help keep everyone happy by explaining upfront how the entire listing process will unfold, getting it down on paper and having it signed ... read more»

Why, when and how to hire an assistant and build a real estate team
Fri, 26 May 2017 1:00:02
There may come a time in your business’s trajectory when volume increases but your two hands can't keep up. Signs of growth are positive, but it may be wise to consider hiring an assistant or forming a team to meet demands ... read more»

Thinking of reducing your commission? Don’t
Fri, 26 May 2017 0:45:05
In this week's video, Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates discusses why you shouldn't reduce your commission. ... read more»

Daily market update: May 26, 2017
Fri, 26 May 2017 0:15:49
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ... read more»

Craigslist: Forget the ‘it’s so ancient’ mantra
Fri, 26 May 2017 0:10:44
Craigslist, the granddaddy of all horizontal classified websites, hasn’t taken a single step to focus on verticals like real estate and recruitment. And yet it is active in the verticals, nonetheless ... read more»

dotloop: See How Real Estate’s Only Collaborative Transaction Platform Boosts Brokerage Productivity
Thu, 25 May 2017 20:03:39
In this webinar, you’ll learn how dotloop consolidates transaction management into a single solution, allowing your brokerages to save time with fewer errors. ... read more»

Elm Street Technology scoops up real estate tech provider Consolidated Knowledge
Thu, 25 May 2017 15:03:28
Elm Street Technology (EST) has another acquisition to add to its list -- residential real estate industry technology platform Consolidated Knowledge. Elm Street says the purchase is part of an "ongoing effort" to consolidate the real estate industry's leading technology and marketing providers ... read more»

HomeZada’s home management app could be the perfect closing gift
Thu, 25 May 2017 14:09:38
HomeZada gives homeowners a new look into the financial commitment of owning a home. ... read more»

Would charging fees for Instant Offers make Zillow a broker?
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:58:26
For years, Zillow has promised not to become a real estate broker, and the company says that it still has no plans to do so -- Instant Offers doesn't represent buyers or sellers, nor does Zillow hold active broker licenses in Nevada or Florida. But one big question that remains is whether Zillow would need broker's licenses to operate its Instant Offers program legally if it were to begin accepting compensation. ... read more»

Reali, mobile app-based brokerage, nabs $5M
Thu, 25 May 2017 13:33:16
A real estate brokerage that uses a mobile app, beacons and low fees to service homebuyers and sellers has closed a $5 million Series A funding round. Palo Alto, California-based Reali will use the cash to expand to all markets around the San Francisco Bay Area, including San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose, and continue to build out its technology and brand. ... read more»

Realogy recognized for outstanding health initiatives and ethics
Thu, 25 May 2017 12:50:41
Realogy has received the CEO Cancer Gold Standard re-accreditation for the sixth consecutive year. ... read more»