Monthly Archives: August 2014

RED ALERT! C.A.R. opposes AB 2416

CAR Opposes Bill That Creates Liens and Clouds Title C.A.R. is OPPOSING AB 2416 (Stone), a bill that creates a new kind of lien for wage claim disputes [..]

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The top brokers’ blueprint to choosing a transaction system

In our last webinar we took a look first hand at how brokers can and SHOULD choose a Transaction System for their agents and their office. Joelle Senter [..]

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NAR-backed agent ratings pilot program in California, Illinois, Florida fizzles

An agent ratings pilot program backed by the National Association of Realtors has ended without being renewed after reportedly low adoption rates by agents and lack of support for [..]

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5 reasons real estate agents should dump their Facebook business pages

If you’re a celebrity real estate agent, this article is NOT for you. If you have a team of agents and you sell hundreds of homes a year, [..]

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Zillow hires 2 more industry vets to woo MLSs, Realtor associations

Zillow has added two more real estate industry vets to its industry development team to help bolster its relationships with multiple listing services and Realtor associations around the U.S. Both [..]

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What consumers want from brands, brokers and agents

In a one-on-one talk with Inman News founder and Publisher Brad Inman, Re/Max CEO Margaret Kelly shares insights about what the franchisor has learned about what today’s consumers [..]

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Don’t you dare call it the flyover: Chicago gets another real estate tech accelerator

With sponsorship from real estate services firm DTZ, Chicago-based real estate tech accelerator ElmSpring will hold its first pitch day next week, Crain’s Chicago Business’ John Pletz reports. [..]

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Instagram’s ‘Hyperlapse’ app could revolutionalize real estate video

Instagram’s time-lapse video app, “Hyperlapse,” could be a valuable asset for real estate agents by giving them the ability to make high-quality property tours and neighborhood videos on [..]

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Why real estate brokerages should operate like Chipotle

Real estate is notorious for its inefficiencies when purchasing and selling a home. Technology has helped, to some degree, to streamline the housing search and transaction, but in [..]

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Realogy’s Alex Perriello sees acquisitions as path to MLS consolidation

Consolidation of multiple listing services should happen “through acquisition,” with larger MLSs taking over smaller ones that aren’t able to adapt, Alex Perriello told attendees at the National [..]

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