Monthly Archives: January 2015

Shrinking inventories could end up pricing more buyers out of the market

The number of homes on the market fell for the first time in 16 months in December, hinting at a potential acceleration in home prices in the months [..]

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Tech companies sound off on frustrations with MLSs

NEW YORK — There’s a lot of talk in the industry about building tools to improve the efficiency of real estate transactions. But what happens when a tool [..]

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11 startups that are out to change the business of real estate

NEW YORK — Eleven real estate startups pitched their big ideas to the Real Estate Connect New York City crowd today. Here’s what they are up to: Rentity: Rentity [..]

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Consumers will decide who is king of the online real estate mountain

NEW YORK — When Zillow closes its acquisition of Trulia, which Wall Street expects to happen any day now, the megaportal will square off with realtor.com operator Move Inc., [..]

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Big data tools can have placebo effect

NEW YORK — Big data tools in real estate may be suffering from “shiny object syndrome,” according to Todd Carpenter, managing director of the National Association of Realtors’ [..]

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Tool tracks listing performance on more than 70 international sites

Agents and brokers who advertise their listings through global syndicator Previsite are now tracking listing performance on more than 70 portals worldwide through a partnership with real estate [..]

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5 common real estate social media myths

Most real estate agents can attest to hearing common real estate myths — for example, “All real estate agents are the same.” Here are five of the most [..]

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How to build a high-growth company

NEW YORK — High-growth companies may seem like anomalies born of luck, but the reality is that they follow distinct practices that any business can put into place. [..]

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ListHub general manager discusses Zillow syndication agreement

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to interview Celeste Starchild, ListHub’s general manager, who provided us with official word from ListHub about exactly what is happening right now — [..]

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Brokers should focus on providing support tools to agents, not leads

NEW YORK — Today’s high-tech brokers often tout their ability to generate leads for real estate agents. But speaking onstage at Real Estate Connect, Robert Reffkin, CEO of [..]

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