Monthly Archives: April 2015

Brokers will call the shots for first national MLS listing portal

A group of notable multiple listing services (MLSs) and brokers have taken the next step in their mission to build the first national MLS consumer-facing listing portal: choosing [..]

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Infographic: How New York’s new developments have changed

CityRealty’s New Development Report was just released; it includes information about ultra-luxury units and new development sales. Here’s an infographic summarizing the main findings in the report …

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Which real estate brand’s TV spot does it best?

The spring homebuying season is in full bloom, and most of the nation’s major real estate franchisors are airing national TV ads designed to burn their brands in [..]

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Zillow Group sites clean up at the ‘Webbys’

Real estate tech’s supernova, Zillow Group, nabbed awards for three of its sites at the 19th annual Webby Awards presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and [..]

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Freddie Mac touts $100B rental housing rainmaker

Government sponsored enterprise (GSE) Freddie Mac has hit the $100-billion milestone in its securitization of multifamily mortgages as part of its “K-Deal” Multifamily Mortgage-Backed Securities program. Freddie Mac [..]

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Why aspiring real estate agents should just skip college

Skip college. That’s right! If you know someone who is thinking about starting or running a business after college, they should just skip the university and start a [..]

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Webinar: 5 ways to find sellers in your market — and get them to list with you

The spring and summer selling is here, and the real estate market is hot — and even a little tight on inventory. In this webinar, we’ll show you [..]

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Distressed sales on pace to return to normal level soon enough

The rate of distressed home sales fell to 2008 levels in February and should return to a historically normal level in mid-2017 if the annual decrease seen that [..]

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For sale by Zillow: Should you be worried?

This week, 1000 Watt had a post from Joel Burslem about his aunt selling her home on Zillow without the help of an agent. She edited the home’s [..]

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Lawmakers seek ‘right-sized’ regs for small lending institutions

Having heard industry trade groups describe the challenges they are facing in a heightened regulatory environment, members of the House Financial Services Committee entertained testimony last week from [..]

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