Maine Listings, one of the 6 statewide MLSs in America, now recognized they could make it easier for their brokers to onboard and transfer agents. They built a self-service portal to make it simple for brokers to add agents to their roster.
Cloud CMA now integrated with Lone Wolf Transactions including zipForms and TransactionDesk - check it out.
Not sure if MoxiWorks will replace Zap or not, but it is pretty clear that Moxi has some powerful traction. What is being done in Canada is not likely to have much bearing on what is done here in America – but it is a signal.
From 2009 to 2013, WAV Group spent a significant portion of our brokerage consulting on explaining what a Virtual Office Website (VOW) is and how it is different from an Internet Data Exchange (IDX) website. Now VOW websites are being discussed again in brokerage meetings and for good reason. Digital paper only brokers have been able to build spectacularly successful businesses that leverage IDX to develop referrals that take a 30% bite out of agent commissions. Brokers who care about the income of their agents should review this carefully.
Lone Wolf has extended the functionality of their marketplace to include the functionality of ordering title within the forms application. This saves a step for real estate professionals and makes the home purchase process more streamlined for the consumer.
The second wave of federal loan funding to small businesses includes $250 Billion earmarked to small businesses. As of right now, about $128 Billion of that money is still available. Last week, the federal government extended the benefit to independent contractors including real estate agents.
I connected with Ned Stringham from Inside Real Estate by phone to learn more about the announcement of their Home Ownership Division and was excited by what I learned.
TAKING BACK CONTROL: Top Real Estate Teams Ditch the Big Portals for Their Own Branded Google PPC and Social Media Lead Generation Campaigns
The biggest and most successful agents and teams are reclaiming control of their own brand and marketing by working with real estate focused digital marketing companies like Ylopo.
Effective January 2021, Zillow will end the free syndication of rental listings from your MLS.
This month, David and Victor invited eCommission's Founder and CEO, Sean Whaling, to discuss today's market and about his company. I was surprised to learn that many people have not heard about eCommission or understand the benefits of advanced agent commission payment service to Brokers and MLSs.
Last year, the National Association of REALTORS® reported 1.4 million members. In October, the NAR total membership number now stands at 1,453,128 – up some 50,000 new members in growth during the middle of a pandemic.
Fallen Sales, Failed Contracts, Deals Fallen Through (DFTs), or Transaction Fallen are a few names designated to real estate contracts that fail to make the closing table. This session is Part II of Peter and David's video about "Fallen Deals are like Fallen Angels."