Taking It to the Streets: MRED’s New Consumer Campaign for Broker Public Portal

The real estate industry’s thundering response to the Broker Public Portal (BPP) with Homesnap initiative has been impressive. Backed by brokerages of all sizes across the country, our reach now extends to over 900,000 agents through their MLSs. In the Pacific Northwest alone, more than 11,000 Northwest MLS agents registered for the BPP with Homesnap […]

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Homesnap launches search-by-commute tool for homebuyers

Homesnap has developed a free “Search by Commute” feature that allows users to filter their property searches by commute time for up to five destinations.

Cameron Paine joins eXp Realty

Cameron Paine, who served as founding CEO of Connecticut Multiple Listing Service, has taken the reins as senior vice president of industry relations at eXp Realty, the company announced on Wednesday.

Industry Challengers: Here Come the Incumbents

Real estate is an industry that I love. My family, our agents, and the customers we serve motivate me every day. Like many of my peers, I have watched many disruptors come and go. They come into our industry with bags full of investment capital, only to learn that real estate is a tough business […]

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Broker Public Portal welcomes new board members, including Redfin

Chelsea Goyer said she was honored to be asked to join the board and is hopeful Redfin’s perspective and technical expertise can be helpful.

Broker Public Portal partner Homesnap raises $14M in series B funding

“We look at over 4,500 real estate related technology companies every year, and Homesnap has created a value proposition for the industry that outshines almost everything else we’ve seen…” …

Broker Public Portal gaining steam since Homesnap deal

The Broker Public Portal (BPP) has faced criticism from those who wondered if it could challenge home search giants like Zillow and realtor.com …

Most MLSs ‘not sure’ if they’ll work with Upstream

The vast majority of MLSs either need more information about the project before giving their support or flat-out aren’t interested in participating …

How do agents and brokers feel about the Broker Public Portal?

On a recent episode of “Real Estate Raw And Uncut,” Byron Lazine and Tim Bray talked about the Broker Public Portal and what it could mean for real estate …

Pros and cons of the Broker Public Portal

In the video series, “Real Estate: Raw & Uncut” Byron Lazine and Tim Bray of Seaport Real Estate Group with Sotheby’s International Realty break down how the new National Broker Portal will impact the real estate industry and compete with Zillow, realtor.com and other major lead generators …