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10. MRIS CEO David Charron and Brad Inman talk about the evolving role of the MLS.


 

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9. Do you suspect some of your clients might have the first-time buyer’s blues?


 

 

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8. The NAR 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers is out.


 

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7. What sets Homes.com apart from the other portals? “Think of us as the Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s,” says the company president.


 

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6. NAR and Upstream inked a deal this week.


 

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5. The Q3 financial results are in, and Zillow is going to be paying more attention to top-producing agents.


 

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4. There’s an advantage for sellers to marketing their homes as “coming soon” — according to one analysis, “coming soon” homes sell faster.


 

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3. Zillow isn’t becoming a broker, or a franchise — or anything except what it is: Zillow.


 

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2. Where should you be investing your lead generation budget for the highest ROI?


 

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1. Publisher Brad Inman talks with Chris Crocker, the man who wrote the whistleblower letter in the Zillow/Move lawsuit.