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Last week, "Agents, it's time to forget IDX as part of your lead generation strategy" was reposted here on Inman News. Although there were some undeniable truths, to proclaim an IDX site as “antiquated,” that “the big players” have won, “you simply can’t compete,” and you should “give up” is a fallacy. Here’s why. Original link Original author: Jay
I don’t know about you, but I absolutely LOVE the summertime. There’s always a barbecue to go to. Or a pool party. Or an outdoor activity like rooftops or concerts. However, there are also a lot of distractions and obstacles that we’ll have to overcome. Many of these are caused by our own emotions, because of the external things we enjoy doing. So
The purchase comes amid an acquisition spree from Constellation that has seen the firm make investments in an array of real estate technology. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
HOW TO GET BACK IN A ROUTINE I don’t know about you, but I absolutely LOVE the summertime. There’s always a barbecue to go to. Or a pool party. Or an outdoor activity like rooftops or concerts. However, there are also a lot of distractions and obstacles that we’ll have to overcome. Many of which are caused by our own emotions, because of the extern
A new report in Bloomberg outlines how the financier acquired the home in which he is now accused of sex trafficking minors. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
The Laguna Solé was designed as a private swimming pool and beach for residents of the glitzy Shoreline residential buildings. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Tucson resident Eddie Collins is hoping the generous reward will help generate renewed interest in his beloved pooch, Jenny. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Nationwide, only 3.6 percent of homeowners fell into some sort of delinquency on their mortgages in April, down from 4 percent in March. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
A market shift that will impact homebuyers well into 2020 is likely on the way, according to realtor.com's June 2019 trend report.  Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
In Northern Virginia, if the seller accepts a Redfin Direct offer, they'd pay a 1 percent listing fee and a 1 percent transaction fee, according to the company. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
A new study released Tuesday indicates that agents with even one review on their Google My Business pages will see more web traffic. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
The redesign, which the trade group describes as a 'new, uncluttered look,' is meant to improve transaction productivity and speed up workflow. Original link Original author: Andrea V. Brambila
Only certain kinds of buyers are interested in specialty properties — like luxury and waterfront homes, condominiums and over-55 housing — so a one-size-fits-all marketing approach will not produce optimal results. Bill Gassett of RE/MAX Executive Realty breaks down the key points to making the sale. Original link Original author: Bill Gassett
Real Trends and Tom Ferry released the seventh annual breakdown of the "best" — i.e. the most productive — real estate agents and teams in each state. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
Drew Hannan of Drew Hannan Homes and Keller Williams in Rochester, New York, is a former restaurateur and business owner who recently got into real estate as a second career. He got a very fast start closing 42 deals in his very first year, and he's here to tell us how he did it. Original link Original author: Chris Haddon
Based on the numbers and our personal experience of a larger number of prospects shopping but not buying, we suspect the seller’s market is about over. Here are five areas listing agents need to rethink and focus on when buyers are calling the shots. Original link Original author: Nicole Solari
In this monthly advice column, the Marketing Mastermind answers three burning questions. This month’s topic: changing up your marketing as the season slows. As the action rolls into a lull in slower seasons, it’s a great opportunity to review your to-dos and marketing strategy and implement plans for the remainder of the year. Original link Origina
My team has found a client gift that helps agents stand out, win listings and keep clients for years after the sale closes. Find out what it is here. Original link Original author: Justin Armbruster
The firm focuses on both private and public companies that are in growth stages. And it has invested in a host of well-known startups including Airbnb, Facebook, Expedia, Dollar Shave Club, GoFundMe, Netflix, Spotify and Zillow. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
Last month, a panel of REALTORS®, industry experts & government officials gathered at the National Flood Conference to discuss flood disclosure requirements in real estate & to answer the question "Do Specific Flood Disclosures Make Buyers More Prepared?" https://magazine.realtor/news-and-commentary/feature/article/2019/06/do-specific-flood-disclos