• There’s a new startup in town that’s aiming to take the pressure of the home buying process by letting people cut out the middleman – or in other words, the real estate agent.

    Open Listings aims to do away with real estate agents
  • ListHub’s announcement last week that it intended to stop supplying listings to Trulia set off warning bells in the investment community, with one analyst telling investors that Trulia could lose 40 percent of its listings.

    Analyst warns Trulia could lose 40% of its listings
  • With record-high prices in Silicon Valley, opportunities to profit from real estate are slim. There are, however, emerging Tech hubs with characteristics similar to Silicon Valley before its real estate boom

    Which city will be the next Silicon Valley?
  • This week I’ll share some of the new technology, websites and applications as well as some of the ways US agents are now using social media to communicate with clients.

    Real estate tech & tools to win new customers
  • The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed long-awaited rules that could give small commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles systems – more commonly referred to as “drones” – a lift off.

    Drones could soon have lift off in real estate

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Drones could soon have lift off in real estate

The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed long-awaited rules that could give small commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles systems – more commonly … [Read More...]

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ListHub dumps Trulia after it’s acquired by Zillow

Following the finalization this week of Zillow’s acquisition of Trulia, ListHub announced that it will no longer send thousands of listings to Trulia effective next Thursday.

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Nextdoor might just transform the way we buy and sell homes

Have you looked at your neighborhood’s Nextdoor posts? If not, you could be missing out on some very important classifieds, crime and safety announcements, lost and found posts, and recommendations that are relevant to your community.

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How Important is Word of Mouth Advertising for Agents?

According to the National Association of Realtors® 88% of both home sellers and buyers used an agent in 2014. Of the other 12%, 7% bought directly from a builder and 5% bought directly from the seller. The question agents should be asking is how does that 88% decide which agent to go with? The numbers […]

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When sellers want too much, it can quickly kill the deal

Some sellers want to take more with them than a favorite light fixture or curtain rod. They may want to move entire rooms to their new home.

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Should Real Estate Professionals Buy Sales Leads?

Should you buy leads? Only if you are willing to put in the work required to convert.

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Getting Leads through Content Marketing

Content marketing is an ongoing conversation. If you can capture the interest and trust of your readers, you have exponentially increased your opportunity to capture and nurture these conversations into motivated and loyal clients.