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.

6 ways to gain influence with the largest generation of homebuyers

Generation Z, also known as the iGeneration, is even larger than Gen Y. Born after 1995, the oldest members are just beginning to enter the real estate market and will fundamentally transform how we conduct business …

Zillow Group’s RealEstate.com: Homeownership cost tool included?

How much is a “transaction-ready” buyer worth? Real estate giant Zillow Group may find out when it relaunches the newest addition to its portal arsenal, RealEstate.com …

Live: The ‘portal like’ consumer experience from Florida’s largest MLS

The consumer website that My Florida Regional MLS (MFRMLS) told us about in December has gone live. “By giving its user interface a facelift and adding a predictive analytics tool from tech company TLCengine, the multiple listing service hopes to not o…

Will technology kill your real estate commission splits?

One of next week’s “Provoke” panels at the Inman Connect New York conference asks the question, “Will technology kill your commission splits?” You bet they will — if you’re not prepared to adjust your value proposition to fit the tidal wave of new artificial intelligence (AI) real estate tools that are already dramatically transforming our industry …

Can Florida’s largest MLS deliver a ‘portal-like’ consumer experience?

Move over, Zillow. Scoot on down, Broker Public Portal. My Florida Regional MLS (MFRMLS) is revamping its consumer site with a feature no third-party portal yet delivers: a tool that helps buyers scope out homes based on true cost of living — beyond j…

Predictive analytics and data: figuring out what buyers and sellers are doing next

Wouldn’t it be nice to know if someone wanted to sell a home before he or she did? Real estate agencies might never be able to truly predict the future, but thanks to advances in predictive analytics and advanced data, they’re getting pretty close …

Sherry McCormack: ‘The more techy we become, the more there’s a need for authenticity’

An industry expert talks life-changing technology, booze-infused smoothies and more …

Krishna Malyala on bringing transparency to the real estate buying process

The TLCengine co-founder talks about MLS deals, how technology is changing business, and when it’s appropriate to meditate vs. imbibe a cocktail …

Tool helps homebuyers find out if they qualify under new mortgage rule

A new tool is available for homebuyers looking for an answer to that all-important question: Will I qualify for a loan? Last month, St. Paul, Minnesota-based NorthstarMLS rolled out TLCengine, a feature its nearly 15,000 agent and broker members can [&hellip …