Redfin clashes with think tank on MLS antitrust

What would happen if the government mandated that real estate brokers make all their listings accessible publicly to everyone online, free-of-charge? It would result in “a tragedy of the commons,” argues Redfin…

Zillow testing ‘Home Tour Highlights’ feature for agents

Real estate giant is testing a new feature on Zillow.com that allows agents to play up specific details of homes they’ve toured to potential homebuyers …

The NYT gives brokers what they want: free, exclusive leads

Zillow and realtor.com know it and so does, apparently, the New York Times: Content is king, but when it comes to web traffic, real estate listings are the gold in the royal coffers …

The NYT gives brokers what they want: free, exclusive leads

Zillow and realtor.com know it and so does, apparently, the New York Times: Content is king, but when it comes to web traffic, real estate listings are the gold in the royal coffers …

The best month and day to put a home on the market, according to Zillow

You may want to hide during the ides of March, but the ides of May are the perfect time to put a home on the market, says a new study by Zillow …

4 moves to get back in the real estate game after a career pause

The 2017 real estate market is a great opportunity to get back into real estate if you have been out for some time, taking a career break. …

4 moves to get back in the real estate game after a career pause

The 2017 real estate market is a great opportunity to get back into real estate if you have been out for some time, taking a career break. …

What a savvy real estate agent could do to get me in a home

It’s been a while since I last wrote about my home search. Since then, my boyfriend has officially moved in (with all his stuff), and we’ve come to realize exactly how much we hate our apartment …

7 responses to sellers who want to attend their own open house

Like the helicopter parents who want to chaperone a teenage party, helicopter sellers attending their own open house can be a real buzzkill. But telling your clients the truth in such harsh terms, if they want to be there, risks backlash and unprofessi…

Exclusive buyer’s agents warn: Never see homes with the listing agent

The real estate homebuying process is rife with potential pitfalls. But what’s the no. 1 mistake that buyers can make that could cost them thousands of dollars? Seeing properties with the listing agent …