The new has opened up a new place for real estate addicts to talk about business tools, the market and the latest headlines. Here’s a rundown of some of this week’s most popular discussions:

Craigslist limiting HTML

Craigslist, a top real estate destination for marketing property listings to consumers, has recently made a proposal to limit the use of HTML in ads as a way to ward off spammers.

"Markedspot" opens the discussion over at the "Technology, Tools and Tidbits" group. Read what others are saying and give your two cents on the discussion thread at this link. — Will it be relevant to the real estate industry?

A new service,, has launched and one Inman News member is wondering whether there is much use for it within the real estate industry.

According to the post, the service aims to link bloggers to businesses and service providers.

If you have used this service or are looking for information about it, visit the discussion thread at this link.

Find local real estate events

Erika Beede created a group titled, Real Estate Events, for Inman readers to post information about upcoming real estate events in their cities. Post your event or find others at the link to this group.

Real estate bloggers pick up steam

The Real Estate Bloggers group continues to lead all groups at by highest number of members. Join the 112 members already participating at this group at this link.

Some of the topics covered include questions about hosting guest bloggers, best practices in RSS feeds, how to gain readers and other issues.

Bloggers and SEO

Should real estate bloggers be worried about SEO when taking on the task of launching a blog and filling it with relevant content? Some say yes and some say no. Read the details at this discussion thread within the Real Estate Bloggers group.

Gain some market insight

Phyllis Bloodworth asks, "How is real estate selling in your area?"

"Are things getting better in your market? … Buyers are looking at many more homes and still waiting for prices to go down. I think many of the sellers today have brought the prices down enough. You can’t always get something for nothing."

Read what agents in markets across the country are saying about sales conditions in their markets at this discussion thread.


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