Monthly Archives: October 2013

Brokerage makes videos promoting exclusive Florida islands

Sanibel Island — an exclusive island off of Fort Myers on Florida’s Gulf Coast — is the subject of an eight-minute video promoting the island’s uniqueness,  produced by [..]

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Why Zillow has put itself in the center of the national housing policy debate

An streaming video interview with President Obama on housing finance reform. A Google Hangout with Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan.  A Q&A with two Senators on their proposal for [..]

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My Florida Regional MLS partners with tenant screening service SafeRent

The more than 33,000 members of Florida’s largest multiple listing service, My Florida Regional MLS, now have access to CoreLogic’s tenant screening service SafeRent. Through a partnership with [..]

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Home warranty company sponsoring ‘online magazine’ for agents

American Home Shield is looking to raise its profile amongst real estate agents who can sell the company’s home warranties to buyers and sellers, by offering Realtors business [..]

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Trulia, realtor.com see double-digit traffic growth

The companies behind two of the biggest real estate search portals on the Internet — Trulia and realtor.com — say double-digit annual growth in traffic to their sites [..]

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Realogy’s NRT subsidiary acquires big brokerage in California wine country

Realogy subsidiary NRT LLC has strengthened its position as the nation’s biggest real estate brokerage with the acquisition of Frank Howard Allen Realtors, a leading brokreage with 300 [..]

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Parlez-vous français? Referral service bringing French-speaking buyers to South Florida

Three well-known French real estate brokers in the Miami area have launched a nonprofit organization that matches French-speaking Realtors in South Florida to French-speaking buyers worldwide. The nonprofit, [..]

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Why a real estate brokerage ‘cloud office’ beats a ‘virtual office’

Virtual real estate brokerage models have existed for a number of years. Generally, a firm goes virtual in acknowledgment of the fact that fixed office costs and chasing [..]

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Neighborhood site Nextdoor raises $60M from investors

Nextdoor, a social network for neighborhoods that some cities have chosen as an official information conduit, has raised $60 million from investors, including Comcast Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & [..]

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DataQuick expands National Property Database coverage

DataQuick says it’s added 33 million transaction records to the company’s National Property Database, by identifying transactions in jurisdictions that do not provide recorder information, and transactions that [..]

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