The internet never forgets: Think before you post

Combine these two facts — anything posted on the world wide web is permanent, and the web has massive reach — and you have a recipe for both good and potential disaster.

Lawsuit accuses realtor.com of defrauding agents

In an emailed statement, realtor.com spokesperson Janice McDill told Inman: “The allegations are without merit, and we will defend the case vigorously…” …

Seattle neighborhoods dominate Redfin’s most competitive housing in 2017

The most competitive neighborhoods for housing on Redfin’s platform in 2017 were right outside the Seattle-based web brokerage’s door …

New York real estate board supports net neutrality

The influential state trade group the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) today released a notable late-breaking statement in support of “net neutrality.” …

Is Opendoor testing a new listing brokerage service?

If the Yelp review is authentic, Opendoor’s test suggests the company is willing to explore a new business model that doesn’t see it buy homes …

Will the real estate industry go back to the Dark Ages after 2018?

Mark your calendars: one year from tomorrow, the way shoppers currently search for homes online, and the way brokerages like Redfin can present home listings to consumers, could change in significant ways. That’s because November 18, 2018, will mark the …

Why NAR thinks preserving ‘net neutrality’ is crucial for agents and brokers

If the FCC’s proposed rules become the new way of doing business, agents and brokers might have to start paying for their websites to load efficiently — among other inconveniences …

Do sellers need a local real estate agent? Dispelling a common myth

The other day, I got a call from a potential seller. She left me a voicemail asking if I would call her to help her list her home, but then she said, “But I see that you are not with a local company, so you might not be a good fit.” …

Do sellers need a local real estate agent? Dispelling a common myth

The other day, I got a call from a potential seller. She left me a voicemail asking if I would call her to help her list her home, but then she said, “But I see that you are not with a local company, so you might not be a good fit.” …

How being known, liked and trusted can improve your business

Do you want a business that doesn’t stress you out and require you to be that on-demand, 24/7 Realtor? Then you need to become known, liked and trusted …