Offerpad proposes iBuyer-agent marriage

Housing Wire

The success of iBuyers is the failure of real estate agents. After all, iBuying companies Opendoor , Redfin and formerly Zillow are predicated on home sellers eschewing a listing agent and selling their home to the company. Offerpad did not make agents available for this story.

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Compass agents eschew company stock

Housing Wire

Back in 2018, Robert Reffkin exuded that Compass agents were literally invested in the brokerage’s success. It’s purely an offering to respond to an agent’s desire to have ownership in Compass’s future success.”. million in 2021 agent equity stock, according to a public filing.

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Zillow testing major changes to Premier Agent program

Housing Wire

Starting May 25, “several hundred” real estate agents in the Raleigh, North Carolina and Denver metro areas will no longer have access to Premier Agent , thanks to major changes coming to Zillow ’s lead generating platform.

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The evolution of the more productive real estate agent 

Housing Wire

Bonnie Williamson never intended to be a real estate agent. million – brokerages have become less focused on attracting new agents into the industry and instead more focused on increasing the productivity of the agents they have. Real estate agents are busier than ever.

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The Complete Realtor: Tools to Successfully Manage Your Personal Life, Career, and Health

Speaker: Marki Lemons Ryhal, REALTOR, Keynote Speaker, 4X International Best Selling Author, and Podcaster at ReMarkiTable, LLC

In this webinar, Marki Lemons Ryhal will teach you how you can pivot and succeed as a real estate agent in the face of adversity!

Agents scramble to meet demand…in Rochester?

Housing Wire

The market last year was unprecedented,” said Mark Siwiec, a Keller Williams agent in Brighton, a town just southeast of Rochester. “It in November, per Redfin, suggesting listing agents perhaps underestimated continued market demand. Rochester, New York.

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Are homebuilders burning bridges with real estate agents?

Housing Wire

Real estate agent Alanna Strei’s client wanted to check out “Tesoro Vista Del Sur,” 134 newly built townhouses in the Ocean View Hills area of San Diego. Do you need an agent when you have 10 buyers for every home?” Agents don’t want to hear that.

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Agents harness the power of social media to generate leads

Housing Wire

Instead, the Michigan-based eXp agent created her Facebook business page shortly after passing her licensing exam in 2011 and named it “Gogo’s Real Estate.”. “I There is no shortage of social media options and many agents, like Lee, have turned to Instagram.

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How rookie agents are faring during the pandemic

Housing Wire

When the restaurant Tom Hunt worked at as a server temporarily shut down during the spring of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he decided it was the right time to pursue his longtime desire of becoming a real estate agent. “I’ve

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Feds seek to enlist real estate agents in anti-corruption push

Housing Wire

FinCEN also solicits comments on whether and how to assign a reporting requirement to any or all of the following entities: Title insurance companies, title or escrow companies, real estate agents or brokers, real estate attorneys or law firms, settlement or closing agents.”.

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#Trending: How to Leverage Instagram’s Algorithm to Build Your Pipeline

Speaker: Eric Simon, Founder of The Broke Agent Media | Matt Lionetti, Real Estate Salesperson at The Agency

In this session, The Broke Agent and Matt Lionetti will break down the strategies they utilize to grow their Instagram accounts to over 360,000 and 40,000 followers. They will also discuss vertical video, podcasting, and the importance of producing consistent content!

A real estate agent’s guide to long-term success

Housing Wire

In today’s fast-paced market, it’s easy for real estate agents to get caught up in scoring quick wins instead of developing a long-term strategy that guarantees sustainable success. That way, real estate agents can close sales without losing any potential leads.

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Stellar MLS to launch new agent platform

Housing Wire

The nation’s third largest MLS, with over 70,000 agents in Florida and Puerto Rico, Stellar MLS announced Tuesday that it is partnering with Remine and MoxiWorks to launch a new platform for real estate professionals. Agent Florida MoxiWorks Multiple Listing Service Puerto Rico Stellar MLS

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Where real estate agents fit into Zillow’s grand vision

Housing Wire

Zillow, for years, made money selling leads to real estate agents, a practice that agents like Herrera already felt ambivalent toward. The post Where real estate agents fit into Zillow’s grand vision appeared first on HousingWire.

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The activities RESPA allows real estate agents to perform

Housing Wire

It also does not preclude a real estate broker or agent and a lender from collaborating on marketing activities. The post The activities RESPA allows real estate agents to perform appeared first on HousingWire.

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Database Restoration: How to Revive Dead Leads and Generate New Ones

Speaker: Rivers Pearce, CEO of W8LESS

In this session Rivers Pierce, CEO of W8LESS, will teach you how winning agents restore and revive their database to continue to gain market share!

Agents fight misconceptions to win deals for military veteran clients

Housing Wire

After completing countless Veterans Administration (VA) mortgage loan transactions over the years, Chris Pascoe, a Marine veteran turned RE/MAX agent, has developed something of a system. First, he has his clients lender call the listing agent.

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Redfin’s listings to disclose agent commissions

Housing Wire

The commission gobbled up by a homebuyer’s real estate agent will now be posted on Redfin’s listings. Under that deal, the MLS operator/lobbying group for real estate agents agreed that they could no longer keep Redfin and other websites from posting an agent’s commission fee.

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DropOffer wants real estate agents to go off-market

Housing Wire

Low inventory means fewer choices for homebuyers, but for years enterprising real estate agents have worked around tight market conditions by searching for off-market homes that fit their clients’ specifications. Housing market inventory is low right now. Historically low.

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Redfin allows buyers to tour homes without an agent

Housing Wire

Direct Access allows homebuyers to self-tour vacant properties without an agent by using the Redfin app to unlock the home. The post Redfin allows buyers to tour homes without an agent appeared first on HousingWire. Homebuyers in 22 U.S.

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Kick-Off Your Summer With Never-Ending Prospects

Speaker: Kevin Smullin, Founder, 2Q Lead Generation Strategies

In this webinar, Kevin Smullen will demonstrate a methodology that will help you create a pipeline with continuous prospects.

In defense of the individual real estate agent

Housing Wire

I saw a social media post recently by our local ‘mega-agent’ entitled: “Breaking News: Individual Real Estate agents added to Endangered Professions List!”. The individual agent is on life support, it exclaims. The individual agent. The mega-agent.

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How is the housing market impacting real estate agents?

Housing Wire

A real estate agent at Compass Florida in Coconut Grove, Schechter has 12 years of experience in the real estate industry, so he’s familiar with its cyclical ups and downs. But what about real estate agents? The post How is the housing market impacting real estate agents?

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New program puts Black real estate agents at forefront

Housing Wire

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers has announced the creation of its “Black Real Estate Agent” program to provide financial, educational, and career support for aspiring Black real estate agents.

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Keller Williams-owned app Smarter Agent to shut down

Housing Wire

Keller Williams -owned Smarter Agent , a Philadelphia-based startup that allows agents to create their own branded apps, will be shutting down its dedicated app. Inman News first reported that Smarter Agent would be shutting down.

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Become THE Social-Savvy Agent With This Free eBook

Close more deals from social media leads in 2022! This three-chapter eBook covers the fundamentals of building a digital strategy. You’ll hear from top industry experts and get exclusive insights into how you can become the social-savvy agent. Get your copy today!

eXp Realty almost doubles agent count

Housing Wire

the holding company for eXp Realty announced that it has exceeded 60,000 agents globally. This represents a year-over-year increase of 85% when compared to 32,403 agents in July 2020. “Obviously, domestically in the US, we’ve got a pretty good percentage of the agent base.

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Lead Generation For Real Estate Agents

Lab Coat Agents

One of the most frequently asked questions at LCA is, “How much time should real estate agents spend on lead generation every day?” Some perform admirably for specific sorts of agents, while others fail badly.

Zillow testing major changes to Premier Agent program

Real Trends

Starting May 25, “several hundred” real estate agents in the Raleigh, North Carolina and Denver metro areas will no longer have access to Premier Agent , thanks to major changes coming to Zillow ’s lead generating platform.

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OJO Labs rolls out agent referral network

Housing Wire

OJO Labs has launched the OJO Select Network, an agent referral program that matches top performing agents with ready homebuyers or sellers based on an understanding of the agent’s skill set and the consumer’s needs. Select Network gives agents access to new leads, ready homebuyers who are kept engaged until they’re ready to work with an agent and custom consumer insights. The post OJO Labs rolls out agent referral network appeared first on HousingWire.

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5 Data Proven Ways Agents Can Do 18% More Business

Curious as to how you could do 18% more business? How about 14 more transaction sides per year? Check out this infographic with data from a RealTrends study to learn more.

Real estate agents hold breath on commission disclosure

Housing Wire

But the session did not reach a looming inflection point for real estate agents: Whether they must tell homebuyers what commission percentage they stand to make. At issue is unprecedented transparency required out of real estate agents.

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The evolution of the more productive real estate agent 

Real Trends

Bonnie Williamson never intended to be a real estate agent. million – brokerages have become less focused on attracting new agents into the industry and instead more focused on increasing the productivity of the agents they have. Real estate agents are busier than ever.

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Creating Top Agents, Fast

RIS Media

Every new real estate agent wants to create immediate success in launching their new career. I realize that not every agent is ready to launch, but most are getting into real estate as a full-time career and need to be successful quickly.

The Security Technology Keeping Real Estate Agents Safe in 2022

Agent Fire

As in-person interactions increase, so do the safety risks for real estate agents. The following security technologies will keep real estate agents safe in the most common, high-risk scenarios on the job.

What Agents Should Be Doing Every Day to Succeed With Leads

Top agents do this every day to succeed.do you? It’s all about the follow-up. Top agents shared their perfected processes, and we compiled it into a super easy visual to-do list for Real Estate lead follow up that wins. Get the list now!