Monthly Archives: February 2015

Zillow and Trulia say they’re still competitors

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Executives with Zillow and Trulia say they’ll continue to be competitors, even though the top two listing portals are now under the same roof. “Beating [..]

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Startup lets you ‘shop without an agent’ … but there’s a twist

What, another real estate tech startup promising to help consumers buy homes without real estate agents? That’s what Open Listings’ branding might lead you to believe at first glance. Upon closer [..]

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Barbara Corcoran on fire: Watch the video

Real estate icon and media star Barbara Corcoran delivered a brash, direct and hilarious keynote address at Real Estate Connect New York City. Get ready for keen insight, [..]

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Franchisor’s iPad app designed to help win listings with big data

Coldwell Banker Real Estate has launched a new iPad app to help its agents win listings by wowing sellers with big data and on-the-spot home valuations. Using data [..]

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Is a rebate real estate brokerage better for consumers?

Just like Skynet in the movie “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines,” rebate real estate brokerages seem to be taking over the planet. Love or hate them, they [..]

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Lawsuits shed light on roots of Zillow-Trulia-News Corp. listings battle

Real estate is an industry full of people who cooperate and compete with each other at all levels, sometimes uneasily. With potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in [..]

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Zillow secures direct feed from big Georgia MLS

Georgia Multiple Listing Service, serving nearly 27,000 members with a total of over 54,000 listings, is the latest large MLS to sign up to send Zillow its listings [..]

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Agent branding trumps IDX on real estate websites

There are tons of websites out there that have built-in Internet data exchanges (IDXs) intended to capture leads. However, the big issue is not that the websites are [..]

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KW opens up shop in the UK on the QT

In the latest example of an overseas expansion push that’s picked up momentum in the last year, U.S. franchise powerhouse Keller Williams has quietly opened up shop in [..]

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Win over millennial real estate clients with a ‘team player’ attitude

At long last, the millennial generation has reached homebuying age. As one of the biggest populations yet, millennials are characterized by their use of technology and their team-oriented [..]

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