Agent Connect NY 18: There is no such thing as agent search — why agent reviews still matter

What does a review do for you? According to immoviewer CEO Jeff Turner, “it helps you understand how you did, it helps you understand how to identify your fans and it creates validation for the thing that’s really happening — and that’s people referri…

Two bodies found on Realtor’s property identified

Two of the bodies found buried on the property of Todd Kohlhepp, the real estate broker who was arrested for kidnapping and linked to seven murders last week, have been identified. According to a news briefing held by South Carolina authorities, the tw…

Automated review system Signpost joins Zillow Tech Connect

The importance of reviews in real estate is frequently stressed. Google-ventures backed company Signpost understands this critical marketing component, helping streamline the feedback acquisition process, improve customer retention rates and bring in n…

Just give me 5 stars: The real deal with agent reviews

I have been thinking about agent reviews again because they have been in the news, well not in the national news or anything but in the real estate news. According to industry experts, real estate agents are supposed to embrace agent reviews without re…

Baird & Warner adds Zillow reviews API to agents’ arsenal

One of Chicago’s largest independent brokerages not only became a larger network in April, but it increased its brand presence online.

On April 28 Baird & Warner announced its acquisition of Brush Hill Realtors, one of the largest independent brokerages in the Western suburbs. …

BoomTown integrates with BombBomb video email, RealSatisfied reviews

It seems like the relationship was kismet. BombBomb’s unique video email service will overlap well with BoomTown’s powerful prospecting tools, now made even more accurate via an advanced lead filter. The partnership with RealSatisfied will enhance the …

Placester acquires RealSatisfied

Real estate search website and tech provider Placester has acquired RealSatisfied, a customer satisfaction survey service, to help Placester broaden the data and services the startup offers to real estate agents and brokers. Placester, which has raised…

Realtor.com populating agent profiles with testimonials, reviews from third parties

Many real estate agents may soon see bundles of testimonials, reviews and ratings popping up on their realtor.com agent profiles. That’s thanks to agreements recently signed by realtor.com operator Move with three survey services, RealSatisfied, Qualit…

Reach150 aims to help agents earn more referral business

Reach150 isn’t built only for real estate agents. However, the overlap is obvious, and many agencies use the San Francisco Bay Area company’s products. The software was designed to assist any professional who works in a “relationship business.” It uses…

Realtor.com pilots agent profiles with MLS-sourced transaction data, ratings and reviews

Realtor.com is piloting a major revamp to its agent profile pages in two markets this week that feature unfiltered agent ratings and reviews, MLS-sourced transaction histories and a new Realtor search tool …