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Getting out of San Francisco:  83 percent of Bay Area renters plan to leave the area before settling down.

San Francisco real estate continues to operate in a land of full on self-indulged delusion and pseudo-tech worship.  I travel to the Bay Area and San Francisco often and the amount of self-delusion when it comes to real estate is amazing.  You will find all of these convoluted justifications as to why a crap shack […]

How to create a lifetime client funnel

In this video, Chris Haddon and Jason Balin discuss how a client funnel works and how real estate agent can use it to create lifetime clients. ...

You can now link dotloop to ‘Zip Your Flyer’ (because manual entry sucks)

Real estate technology companies are looking for every possible avenue to access new customers. One way is by connecting with colleagues who already have a lot of them...

Your email marketing could be so much better: 4 hacks

With so many different marketing options available to connect with buyers and sellers, it can be tough to figure out where to down double. Email is often overlooked as old school or unimportant, but oh contraire, email still rules!....

How to create your own real estate team for market domination

Real estate teams are increasingly more popular throughout the industry. Teams can provide a strong competitive advantage when you combine people with skill sets that complement each other and with personalities that work well together...

Don’t fall for these 11 creative real estate listing terms

Ever had clients excited to go see a an eclectic, vintage, open concept in a desirable neighborhood only to have them be very let down by the listing description...

5 ways to make a buyer’s first home purchase less stressful

For most first-time homebuyers, the experience of buying a home is stressful. Not only are they dealing with an unfamiliar process, but they’re also likely making their largest purchase to date....

Schibsted restructures to accommodate ‘Media and Marketplace’ divisions

Schibsted says it has created the "Marketplaces" and "Media" divisions to enable it to further increase the speed of development and increasingly leverage its local competence and strong brands across more than 20 markets. The company...Show More Summary

Facebook unveils plans to list properties on its ‘Marketplace’ app

One popular area has been auto sales, so Liu says Facebook will soon feature cars for sale inside Marketplace from local car dealerships and it plans to do the same with real estate listings to increase inventory for apartment hunters. Continue reading Facebook unveils plans to list properties on its ‘Marketplace’ app at Property Portal Watch.

Square Yards: The story behind the $30m-a-year Indian real estate transaction platform

We have never shied away from hiring good sales leaders who can build and manage large teams. Aggression is impressive and much needed in an organization that is growing as fast as ours. But the overarching ambition has always been to...Show More Summary

Thanks, Apple: Real estate apps just got a huge AR boost

Apple released its newest operating system today and with it a promising frontier for real estate apps looking to offer augmented reality...

August housing starts confirm the shortage will rage on

After a promising series of starts and completions at the beginning of the summer, residential construction has begun to decline. This is an unwelcome piece of news for economists, real estate professionals and buyers alike...

Atlanta is now ground zero for iBuyer war

Will iBuyers like Opendoor go mainstream or stay niche? Keep your eye on Atlanta for the answer. The market has became the first where the major iBuyers -- Opendoor, OfferPad and Knock -- are all going toe to toe, setting up the city...Show More Summary

Atlanta public housing agency files suit to block developer from land

Thanks to what the Atlanta Housing Authority is now calling a "backroom deal" that went down in 2011, a developer may be able to scoop up AHA land for dirt cheap with the intention of building non-affordable housing on sites set aside for low-income buyers, according to a report by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC). ...

Brokerage claims Texas’s ‘first’ bitcoin home purchase

A Texas brokerage claims to be the first in the Lone Star state to have closed on a home purchased with bitcoin. The digital currency’s runaway price growth in recent months—at least until an early September price drop—has rekindled interest...

Participate in WAV Group’s 2017 MLS Services and Support Survey

Gain perspective about your MLS Services and Support Offerings. Do you want to be the best MLS you can be?   Are you interested in what your members and REALTORS® across America have to say about the services and support that MLSs offer?...Show More Summary

Redfin Offers Method To Modernize IDX

“Let’s modernize IDX by linking to the listing broker!” IDX or Internet Data Exchange is a thesis that was developed by the collaboration between Brokers and MLSs that outlines a set of display rules for listings on broker websites. The idea behind IDX is that of cooperation among brokers. Show More Summary

Uncertainty in real estate: How does it affect business?

Uncertainty is the name of the game in real estate -- right now, and always. Brad Inman took the Connect stage with Ken DeLeon of DeLeon Real Estate, Mauricio Umansky of The Agency, Dolly Lenz of Dolly Lenz Real Estate and Glenn Kelman of Redfin to dive into what this ever-shifting landscape means for different business models...

Why I believe real estate agents are worth every penny

I believe that real estate agents get paid well for what we do, however, I believe we’re worth it. Good agents can put money in their sellers’ pockets...

How to be the listing agent no one wants to work with

I get a bad taste in my mouth when listing agents are, at best, fudging the details and, at worst, lying to my face. These misleading seller's reps may be able to rope in buyer’s agents once, but don't expect to fool them twice....

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