Monthly Archives: March 2014

New HAR.com launches in beta

The Houston Association of Realtors has rolled out a revamped beta version of its popular website HAR.com. Last week, listing syndicator ListHub announced it would start feeding listings [..]

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Allying with influencers vs. ‘Broker’s Grand Opens’

Editor’s note: The #madREskillz finalist who receives the most votes in the poll below will be featured in an Inman News story. Click here to learn how to participate in [..]

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Most claims in Zillow home valuation patent deemed invalid

A patent review board has ruled that more than two dozen claims made in a Zillow patent for an automatic valuation of a property are “unpatentable” and anticipated [..]

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Putin’s sad and troublesome Crimean adventure is worth keeping a close eye on

The action has been overseas this week, with little new economic data, all forces — anxiety, mostly — pushing long-term rates lower. Domestic information was on the weak [..]

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Realtor.com-branded iPad slated for spring release

Move Inc., operator of realtor.com, will release a realtor.com-branded iPad later this spring with the help of Apple distributor PCM Inc. The realtor.com-branded iPad — described as a [..]

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Wall Street pivot benefiting real estate tech startups

Hedge funds, private equity groups and mutual funds giants are increasingly investing in late-stage startups, as a growing number of young tech companies choose to delay public offerings, [..]

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Monitor consumer behavior and filter out the noise for actionable insights

Trendalytics co-founder and CEO Karen Moon explains how the company monitors consumer search behavior, social chatter and image sharing and organizes that information into actionable insights that helps [..]

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WikiRealty ‘virtual town square’ serving up mix of local insights and data

A new real estate website that claims to offer the ideal mix of subjective local information and objective market data has been launched. The WikiRealty website at www.wikirealty.com [..]

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3 simple steps to competitive research via Facebook

Did you implement your social media on a whim or is it founded in a strategic plan? One key component of a social media strategy  is competitive research, [..]

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Re/Max grew agent count to 93K, revenue to $159M in 2013

Real estate franchise giant Re/Max LLC, which completed a $225 million initial public offering in October, grew both its agent count and revenue in 2013, according to the [..]

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