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So far Kevin Hawkins has created 198 blog entries.

Insider’s View: MoxiWorks Acquisition of Imprev

MoxiWorks Acquires Imprev. Both firms are Seattle-area based. Both have hired and developed a team of exceptionally talented, passionate, and loyal employees. These folks are super nice people whom you enjoy being around.

Realtor Tech Support Should be a Universal Benefit

The Florida Realtors have created and built the No. 1 tech support service for real estate pros in North America. It's been an incredible growth story, with 600,000 agents and brokers in the U.S. and Canada able to access top-tier tech support that doesn’t cost them a dime.

By |2019-11-02T14:17:00-07:00November 4th, 2019|Conferences, MLS, Press Releases, Technology, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Broker Public Portal: Fuel for the Rocket Growth of Homesnap

Homesnap now ranks No. 5 on The Washington Business Journal’s 2019 List of Fastest-Growing Companies. Homesnap’s technology powers the Broker Public Portal effort, and its growth as a company has been jaw-dropping. 

By |2019-10-30T14:34:42-07:00October 30th, 2019|Broker Public Portal|0 Comments

Is that a listing in your pocket or are you just happy to read this?

Midwest Real Estate Data or MRED, a perennial industry modernizer, released at the CMLS annual meeting in Salt Lake City, a new definitive guide to one of the hottest topics in our industry today.

By |2019-10-23T08:50:56-07:00October 22nd, 2019|Marketing, MLS, MLS Insights|0 Comments

Redfin Study on Housing Density, plus how Nimbyism hurts housing

Redfin recently released a study about who supports housing density and who opposes it. The study found that homebuyers and sellers are nearly twice as likely to oppose the building of dense housing in their neighborhood than they are to support it.

By |2019-10-08T05:58:31-07:00October 7th, 2019|Research, Suveys and Research|0 Comments

Giving Back: More Stories of Brokerages Doing Great Deeds

Last week, I wrote a blog post asking, “What does your firm do to pay it back?” and asked for stories from other brokerages and received a couple of responses worth sharing. The Century 21 partnership with Easterseals started in 1979, and since that time, C21 independent franchisees and affiliated sales professionals donated $123 million to Easterseals.

By |2019-10-02T09:58:43-07:00October 1st, 2019|Follow the Leader, Main category|0 Comments

Another Brokerage Unveils an iBuyer Platform: Nashville’s Parks Realty Launches Parks Go

One of the largest real estate companies in Middle Tennessee, Nashville’s powerhouse brokerage Parks Realty is the latest brokerage to create a local iBuyer Platform.

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Winans Launches iBuyer Platform

iBuyers are not a threat for real estate brokers and their agents; they represent a major business opportunity. That's what Lane Hornung says. He should know as Lane may know more about iBuyers and iBuying than any broker-owner in America.

Broker Public Portal Announces Neil Dholakia of Keller Williams as New Board Member

Keller Williams has been an eager supporter of the Broker Public Portal. The strength of their commitment is evident by the involvement of their senior leadership on the BPP Board of Managers. Neil Dholakia, Chief Product Officer of Keller Williams, is the newest Board member as was announced Tuesday.

May We Please Start Saying “My pleasure” Instead of “No problem”?

Customer service in real estate is paramount. It’s a key differentiator promoted by the vast majority of brokerages and agents. It's vital because real estate is a relationship business.

By |2019-09-09T06:13:17-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Broker-Agent Information, Marketing|6 Comments