Assist-2-Sell ‘shocked and dismayed’ at NAR response to pocket listing concerns

The discount franchisor has consistently opposed pocket listing bans, and it said in a new letter Tuesday that it was shocked by NAR’s response to its complaints.

MRED debuts Google- and Amazon-enabled voice assistant

The new tool is the result of a partnership between the MLS and Voiceter Pro. It should let agents check the status of their listings and do other tasks entirely with voice commands.

Cloud CMA launches new data integration with Buyside

Agents who create listing presentations with Cloud CMA are about to get a new edge in their efforts to win clients thanks to a new integration with data firm Buyside.

15 photographic crimes agents should never commit

Here is our roundup of the biggest mistakes agents make in their listing photos. We know you’d never be guilty of these visual offenses, right?

Joy, despair following vote on NAR’s pocket listing policy

Comments on the proposal have been split, with some suggesting the overwhelming majority vote may not represent the industry at large. Take this poll to share your opinion.

Opendoor’s next frontier: Older, pricier homes in LA

The iBuyer will purchase homes costing up to $800,000 in the Los Angeles metro area, which is home to more than 13 million people.

Opendoor’s next frontier: Older, pricier homes in LA

The iBuyer will purchase homes costing up to $800,000 in the Los Angeles metro area, which is home to more than 13 million people.

3 Bay Area MLSs join forces to create shared database

RE California will synchronize data across multiple MLSs and represents the latest example of cross-organization collaboration.

Redfin CEO doubles down on support for pocket listing ban

In a new blog post, Glenn Kelman argues that exclusive listings lead to discrimination and urged real estate professionals to take a stand by supporting a proposed ban.

Why ‘coming soon’ listings need to be governed

People need to stop thinking of coming soons and pocket listings as identical, they aren’t. The Clear Cooperation Policy needs to pass. Coming soon needs rules codified that are separate from private, off-MLS sales.