The decisions made by Abbott Realty Group, Edina, and some local boards across the country have sent shock waves across the real estate landscape. And while some of the industry giants such as Jay Thompson and Kris Berg have alreadyShow More Summary
Here is a video response by Fred Glick to the Abbott Realty Group’s decision to pull their listings. This is going to be an ongoing discussion for most of 2012 I would guess, as brokerages and agents around the country decide whether or not listing syndication makes sense for their businesses (I think it does). [via AGBeat]
San Diego-based Abbott Realty Group has taken to YouTube with a very public declaration on the company’s decision to immediately stop syndicating listings to third-party websites.
I’ve read (and participated in) many discussions about ARG Abbott Realty Group pulling their listings from national syndication sites over the past 24 hours. A recurring theme keeps coming up. It is another point the “anti-syndication” crowd tends to rally around, and another point I don’t understand. “Agents and brokers deserve compensation for their listing [...]Show More Summary
The real estate interwebs blew up last night when the announcement from San Diego based real estate brokerage Abbott Realty Group (ARG) came down that they were going to stop syndicating their company’s listings to national listing aggregator sites Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com. Sounds exactly like what Edina Realty announced in November 2011. (Though curiously, [...]Show More Summary