Real estate gets into same-sex marriage
Wellsford Realty in San Diego is capitalizing on a June 4 California Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriages by offering to pick up the tab for newlyweds’ wedding reception or honeymoon, Diane Tuman reports on Zillow Blog. Heterosexual couples are welcome to take the company up on the offer, too, which is in the form of a 33 percent commission rebate for newlyweds.
Alain Pinel sending listings to Zillow
San Francisco luxury home broker Alain Pinel Realtors is Zillow’s latest listing partner. Writing on the company blog, Zillow Partner Relations Manager Sara Bonert says the partnership means "a touch of class is coming to Zillow. …"
The three musketeers of social media
Trulia "social media guru" Rudy Bachraty explains why he sees Facebook, Linkedin and Meetup.com as the "top three non-real estate social media sites for Realtors." The three sites all have lots of active users, and "You want to be where the people are," Bachraty said. But you also have to be "proactive and find ways to make these sites work for you," and that’s what he explains how to do.
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