Are you well-positioned for the rise of pocket listings?

A pocket listing is a strategic advertising move made by the listing agent of a property. This move is designed to provide sellers with the best probability of obtaining a high price for their property.

Redfin CEO: ‘The stability of the marketplace has been undermined’

In a phone interview with Inman, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman and Chelsea Goyer, Redfin’s vice president of recruiting, discuss partner programs and MLS relations.

Redfin wants to change listing displays across the industry

High-tech brokerage Redfin thinks there’s a problem with the way many real estate listings are displayed online, and it has a proposed fix that it wants the board of NAR to adopt in November at its bi-annual conference. The change is a small but signif…

RealTimeMLS’s pocket listings activity climbs 63%

RESAAS has announced substantial growth in agent participation in its San Francisco-based RealTimeMLS.

RealTimeMLS’s pocket listings activity climbs 63%

RESAAS has announced substantial growth in agent participation in its San Francisco-based RealTimeMLS.

Why is everyone talking about pocket listings?

Pocket listings seem to be on a lot of minds these days. Government regulators were reportedly looking into this practice of “secret listings,” and Redfin CEO, Glenn Kelman, recently criticized pocket listings at a government workshop on competition in the real estate industry.

Will the Department of Justice take on pocket listings?

We learned at NAR’s Midyear 2018 that the proliferation of pocket listings is on the radar of the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission — this could be music to the ears of multiple listing systems and Realtors concerned with the integrity of the multiple listing service (MLS) model.

The government wants to know what’s up with real estate pocket listings

Pocket listings and state regulations regarding dual agency and minimum service requirements may be on the agenda at the real estate competition workshop to be held by Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission on June 5.

ListFlash wants to give pre-market listings the eyeballs they deserve

In an effort to increase pre-market listing exposure for its customers, ZipLogix has introduced a new product called listFlash, which gives agents a way to rapidly distribute new listings to brokerage colleagues before they land on the multiple listing service (MLS). It’s a “coming soon” alert, in essence.

The Inman Files: Pocket listing + dual agency = home sale horror story

Once, many years ago, I got totally aggravated by how dirty my shower had gotten. In my impulse to clean up the mess, I threw some Clorox on the tile floor and then sprayed liquid ammonia on the walls. I nearly died. Another volatile combination I have…