With Homesnap, Facebook Marketplace delivers the best experience for renters

The search options for prospective renters when looking for their next home have just been given a much-needed boost. Up until now, the home rental search market has been dominated by popular aggregator sites such as Apartments.com which prioritize the…

3 ways to get ahead in 2020 — starting right now

Seasonality only exists in real estate for buyers and sellers, not for you. For the true hustlers of the industry, there is no downtime. In fact, you’re working harder when everyone else is kicking back. Why? Because that’s how you get ahead.

Put yourself on the (Google) map!

What do these things have in common: your car, your next open house, your latest closing, the listing your buyers just fell in love with? Heck, probably the grocery store, too. If you’re a real estate agent, you’re likely spending more time in these places than your actual office.

Grow with Google: Evolve your strategy to stay #1 on search

We’ve got good news and bad news. The good news: Google has spent the last few years quietly optimizing its search algorithm. Small tweaks have made the search engine more and more predictive, so users have to do less digging and less thinking to find the answers they want.

Bright MLS and Homesnap launch multichannel digital ad product

Members of Bright MLS will be able to use Homesnap’s digital advertising tool to market listings on Facebook, Google, Waze and Instagram.

‘Hey, Google. Find me a real estate agent.’

True or false: top producers do the most business, and therefore have the most clients and the most referrals, so they get Googled the most and they also have the most reviews. At Homesnap, our assumption last year was that the above statement was true.

Online reviews significantly boost agents’ web visibility: study

A new study released Tuesday indicates that agents with even one review on their Google My Business pages will see more web traffic.

Realtor.com’s iOS app will allow users to filter by commute

Announced Monday, the new feature allows users to toggle between rush hour and off-peak commute times when setting search parameters.

Top companies bet on Inman Connect Las Vegas

While Inman Connect attendees are booking their flights, getting hair cuts, ordering business cards, and reviewing the agenda, franchises, service and solution providers for the industry are also preparing. Because Inman Las Vegas isn’t just bigger, better, bolder in terms of content. That goes for our sponsors, too.

How to optimize your Google business profile

That search term has grown 92% year-over-year. Search terms like these will continue to grow as more people turn to Google for their real estate search. In fact, Google connects consumers to home buying and selling information 20+ million times per month.