Jaromir Chalabala / Shutterstock.com Safety alert system unveiled by Arizona Realtor association

Arizona Association of Realtors unveils real estate agent safety system

Arizona Realtors can now receive and post safety alerts through a security system unveiled by the Arizona Association of Realtors (AAR). The safety system is a response to renewed concerns over the dangers real estate agents can face on the job, part...
By Teke Wiggin | 3 hours ago
cassiede alain / Shutterstock.com How reality TV is causing headaches for real estate agents

How reality TV is causing headaches for real estate agents

How fun are the reality shows these days? What a great escape from your day to watch the trials and tribulations of others. The real estate reality shows, in particular, are an entertaining format showing buying and selling and deals being made on th...
By Jay Lieberman | 4 hours ago
Erin Cadigan / Shutterstock.com Feeling burned out? Try these solutions

Feeling burned out? Try these solutions

You’ve heard the term, most likely from a family or friend expressing concern over your long work hours. “Burnout” is a phrase used commonly for professionals who don’t know when to take a break. But burnout doesn’t always occur for the sam...
By Jennifer Riner | 4 hours ago
Andrea Raffin / Shutterstock.com 4 ways to maximize exposure of your Zillow-Trulia agent profile

4 ways to maximize exposure of your Zillow-Trulia agent profile

Trulia and Zillow are still among the top real estate websites used by consumers. Recently, Trulia became part of the Zillow Group brand, which raised a lot of questions. Would there be any changes to Trulia? Would Trulia still be around after the me...
By Alexandra Krause | 5 hours ago
Dragon Images / Shutterstock.com Relocation specialists grapple with housing costs

Relocation specialists grapple with housing costs

Rising housing costs is the top concern for human resource executives at global companies. Spanning the past year, spikes in multifamily rents and slight rises in single-family home values have contributed most to an overall increase in employee relo...
By Erik Pisor | 6 hours ago
Crew / Unsplash.com Re/Max rolls out a new way to 'watch' listings

Re/Max rolls out new way to ‘watch’ listings

The number of Apple Watch users is projected to reach 15 million after its first year. Re/Max is counting on a number of those users being potential homebuyers. The franchisor recently launched Re/Max Real Estate Search, a consumer app for the Apple ...
By Erik Pisor | 7 hours ago
Christian Delbert / Shutterstock.com Listing site tool limits ZIP code searches to 6 agents' ads

Listing site tool limits ZIP code searches to 6 agents’ ads

With a focus on lead generation and pairing buyers of new homes and condos with top local agents in specific ZIP codes, NewHomesAgents.com launches a new online search tool. According to NewHomesAgents.com, the site’s search tool is different from ...
By Erik Pisor | 8 hours ago
Maridav / Shutterstock.com How to feed the first-time-buyer pipeline: Part 2

How to feed the first-time-buyer pipeline: Part 2

If you're a new agent who would like to start making income right from the start or an experienced agent who is looking for new sources of clients, I've learned strategies that can help you achieve this goal in your market ......
By Bernice Ross | 11 hours ago
Vladimir Nenezic / Shutterstock.com Web tool scans millions of sites to collect listing information and real estate data

Datafiniti filters and cleans data for property managers and rental owners

Datafiniti was built out of 80legs, a Web crawling service, in 2012 after finding that there was a strong need for custom data sets to help companies grow their business. Today, the company provides data sets to companies like MailChimp, HubSpot, Nic...
By Kimberly Manning | 12 hours ago
NKOTB2_ICSF15 New Kids on the Block: Part 2

New Kids on the Block: Part 2

Every company was brand-new once upon a time. Here's the second batch of the up-and-coming brands of the future who came onstage to talk about their dreams ......
By Inman | 13 hours ago
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6 tips to help you network like a boss

I have found there are people who are uncomfortable going to these types of events because they either feel like a sleazy salesperson or they're an introvert by nature. I've been there. You walk into a roomful of people you don't know, and the whole ...
By Zach Wade | 13 hours ago
TR_Bestof0815 Best in tech: August 2015

Best in tech: August 2015

It's hard for me to choose what stood out this month. After all, I spent two days in the vibrant, harried throes of Startup Alley at ICSF. There's a lot of real estate innovation about to hit the market. This list highlights three such solutions ......
By Craig Rowe | 13 hours ago
JackieTeplitzky_new Jacky Teplitzky: 'We will work more like advisers rather than agents'

Jacky Teplitzky: ‘We will work more like advisers rather than agents’

"My background sets me apart," says Teplitzky. "I was born in Chile and raised in Israel, where I served as a sergeant in the Israeli army. I also differentiate myself by implementing successful marketing techniques, always thinking outside of the bo...
By Inman | 13 hours ago
Paolo Bona / Shutterstock.com Zillow vs. realtor.com: What's the verdict?

Zillow vs. realtor.com: What’s the verdict?

Do you like Zillow, or are you more a fan of realtor.com? Here's what some of your peers said -- and we kept score ......
By Inman | 14 hours ago