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2019 

The best option to get a nationwide data feed of real estate listings may be ListHub, a syndication service that has agreements with more than 600 MLS. There are a few other options too, such as Point2, MLS Grid, and My State MLS, or becoming a member of a few large MLS and taking advantage of da...
02/28/2019
Yes, real estate agents seem to be pretty happy. It’s not always the case, but real estate agents have ranked highly in several job satisfaction surveys since 2010. And some real estate companies, such as Keller Williams, have been named among the best companies to work for.Real estate agents are...
02/26/2019
Yes, real estate fees are negotiable because virtually everything is negotiable in real estate, including the commission, closing costs, staging costs, and repairs. All together, sellers can expect to pay about 10 percent of the final selling price in fees.* But what you actually pay will depend ...
02/22/2019
The demand for neighborhood intelligence is growing rapidly. More and more buyers are taking into account access to local shops, restaurants, and transit when purchasing a home.In a 2017 NAR survey, 80 percent of respondents said being able to walk to shops, parks, and other places in the communi...
02/20/2019
You cannot find out individual visitors to your site, but you can use some freely available software, such as Google Analytics, to find out how many visitors come to your site, when they are most likely to browse, and their preferred content.In traditional brick and mortar real estate, you want t...
02/19/2019
It’s a situation no one wants. You go online, type in your url, and find your IDX real estate website won’t load. You click refresh—still nothing.The first reaction for most is to fire off a panicked email to the web team. But the important thing is to stay calm. There are, actually, a few things...
02/18/2019
IDX is an umbrella term for technologies that connect a real estate website to an MLS, including iFrames, FTP, RETS, and RESO Web API. VOW also connects a website to an MLS, but because it includes more data than a typical IDX, it is usually considered apart.The Internet has changed the way many ...
02/15/2019
Yes, real estate agents can work from home, and many do. Others choose to work from the office despite having the option to work from home. Ultimately, it is a question of personal preference with no correct answer.   Real estate agents are licensed salespeople for homes and property. They make a...
02/14/2019
Search engine ranking is massively important for a real estate IDX website. It’s how agents attract homebuyers to their sites, and it is one of the foundations of lead generation.But in rare instances, your IDX real estate website can be suddenly delisted from Google. If your site is removed from...
02/13/2019
Real estate commissions work as a percentage of the final sale price of a home or property. This fee (often 5-6%)* is negotiated on a case-by-case basis between the seller and the listing agent and legally agreed to in the listing contract. Typically, the seller pays the commission, along with ot...
02/12/2019
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