Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Brokerage companies ZipRealty Inc. and Hanna Holdings Inc. took big strides in the latest annual rankings of top brokerage companies by Real Trends, a real estate publishing and communications company. The 2009 Real Trends 500 rankings, published this week, feature two lists: one is based on a brokerage company's closed transactions sides for 2008, while the other is based on dollar volume of sales during 2008. In a real estate sale there are two sides that agents can represent -- the buyer's side and the seller's side. The top three real estate brokerage companies in transaction sides held their positions compared to their rankings in last year's report, and the top six brokerage companies in sales volume held their positions compared to the previous year (see Inman News). Pitts...