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idx The commoditization of IDX will have a major impact

The commoditization of IDX will have a major impact

I recently read a post by Joel Burslem at 1000watt titled Putting IDX out to pasture. Joel suggests that the commoditization of IDX, along with real estate consumers' shift to mobile, has made property search websites obsolete for agents and brokers ...
By Matthew Barba | 9 hours ago
idx The commoditization of IDX will have a major impact

The commoditization of IDX will have a major impact

I recently read a post by Joel Burslem at 1000watt titled Putting IDX out to pasture. Joel suggests that the commoditization of IDX, along with real estate consumers' shift to mobile, has made property search websites obsolete for agents and brokers ...
By Matthew Barba | 9 hours ago
aizen_select The reformers: Jonathan Aizen

The reformers: Jonathan Aizen

Jonathan Aizen is the founder and CEO of Amitree Inc., the developer of Closing Time, a tool to help homebuyers and their agents navigate the process of buying a home, organizing the dozens of tasks into an easy-to-understand checklist that ......
By Inman | 9 hours ago
laura brady 3 questions with Laura Brady from Luxury Connect

3 questions with Laura Brady from Luxury Connect

Sometimes, you need to dial, swipe and text as an agent to be successful! Laura Brady talks about when she uses which tactic ......
By Inman | 9 hours ago
Jonas-Boli How a Zillow engineer goes about creating new offerings

How a Zillow engineer goes about creating new offerings

Jonas Boli, the product and engineering manager at Zillow, answers some questions ......
By Inman | 10 hours ago
4 Insights That WOW Homebuyers RealScout Ways to win over your potential buyers

Ways to win over your potential buyers

Although it would certainly be memorable, impressing your potential homebuying clients doesn't have to include picking them up in a Bentley or giving them neighborhood tours via helicopter. You want your clients to think: "Wow, John was really being ...
By Andrew Flachner | 21 hours ago
4 Insights That WOW Homebuyers RealScout Ways to win over your potential buyers

Ways to win over your potential buyers

Although it would certainly be memorable, impressing your potential homebuying clients doesn't have to include picking them up in a Bentley or giving them neighborhood tours via helicopter. You want your clients to think, "Wow, John was really being ...
By Andrew Flachner | 21 hours ago
doapp_select CoreLogic buys the technology that powers its MLS mobile app

CoreLogic buys the technology that powers its MLS mobile app

Real estate tech and data firm CoreLogic has acquired the technology behind its mobile multiple listing service app, GoMLS, from mobile tech company DoApp Inc. Terms of the deal, which closed on Oct. 31, were not disclosed. Seven of DoApp’s .....
By Andrea V. Brambila | 22 hours ago
Calendar image via Shutterstock. Modified. 'First Look' window for Fannie, Freddie REOs could stay open longer

'First Look' window for Fannie, Freddie REOs could stay open longer

Two prominent Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee are pushing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s regulator to prolong the time period during which first-time homebuyers and other owner-occupants get a “First Look” at purchasing home...
By Inman | 22 hours ago
Hometown-30 Indie brokers: How to rock at double-ending deals

Indie brokers: How to rock at double-ending deals

Hometown Realty launched a muscular marketing campaign when it signed a $1.1 million listing last spring. The San Marcos, California-based brokerage produced a video celebrating the listing’s motocross track, pushed Facebook ads to users w...
By Teke Wiggin | 23 hours ago
Google search Image via Shutterstock. Backlinks work to drive traffic to your website

Backlinks work to drive traffic to your website

Why do backlinks work? These links essentially prove your website's worth to Google by improving your domain authority and page authority. They can be a quick and easy way to increase your search engine placement. In other words, these link sources a...
By Tyler Zey | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Google search Image via Shutterstock. Backlinks work to drive traffic to your website

Backlinks work to drive traffic to your website

Why do backlinks work? These links essentially prove your website's worth to Google by improving your domain authority and page authority. They can be a quick and easy way to increase your search engine placement. In other words, these link sources a...
By Tyler Zey | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
mauricio Do you dial, swipe or text? Mauricio Umansky

Do you dial, swipe or text? Mauricio Umansky

Technology is key to success in real estate. Mauricio Umanksy talks about how to be the best in the business ......
By Inman | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
estatestartup_select Estate sale startup sells 'everything but the house'

Estate sale startup sells 'everything but the house'

Estate sales typically involve the liquidation of a home. But, of course, the home itself is just one of many pieces of property that often needs to go when an owner dies or moves to an assisted living facility or retirement home. Everything But ...
By Teke Wiggin | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Lamudi_select International search app expands reach to 27 countries

International search app expands reach to 27 countries

The fastest-growing property search portal you’ve never heard of announced its iOS app is available in 27 countries, up from 16. German-based Lamudi is an international property website that has more than 750,000 property listings in emerging natio...
By Brittany Morris | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Winter home Image via Shutterstock. 4 key steps for selling a home in the wintertime

4 key steps for selling a home in the wintertime

Here it is Thanksgiving and there's already plenty of snow on the ground, with more on the near horizon. For agents who live and work in frigid winter climates, it's time to "winterize" your business ......
By Josh Fellman | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Winter home Image via Shutterstock. Basic steps for selling a home in the wintertime

Basic steps for selling a home in the wintertime

Here it is Thanksgiving and there's already plenty of snow on the ground, with more on the near horizon. For agents who live and work in frigid winter climates, it's time to "winterize" your business ......
By Josh Fellman | Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Eisenberg Headshot 4-14 Elliot Eisenberg's 2015 economic outlook

Elliot Eisenberg's 2015 economic outlook

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., is the founder of econ70.com; he gives readers his 2015 economic outlook ......
By Inman | Tuesday, November 25, 2014