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 …

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…

6 questions about the new Broker Public Portal/Homesnap alliance

Last week, Broker Public Portal became Homesnap. By way of background, the Broker Public Portal was created in 2014 to compete with third-party portals such as Zillow, Trulia and realtor.com …

The new National Broker Portal is here – and it has a familiar face

The nation’s first national public-facing MLS website is now a reality, though real estate consumers and agents won’t notice — at first …