realtor.com Archive

The Case for a REALTOR® to Lead Realtor.com®

By Sam DeBord Realtor.com®’s president, Errol Samuelson, has been hired away by Zillow. I’ve met Errol and he’s a nice guy, very smart, and very successful. Business is business. But, naive as it might be, there’s plenty of disappointment...
March 6, 2014

NAR/Realtor.com® Agreement Part 1: Displaying Unlisted New Homes & New Home Communities

By Sam DeBord The National Association of REALTORS® recently voted to approve updates to its operating agreement with realtor.com® and allow more flexibility for the Web site.  There has been a wide range of reactions from REALTORS®. This blog...
August 12, 2013

Mobile Real Estate Apps Are Here to Stay

By Jason O’Neil I do not believe that mobile is the future of online real estate search. Why you ask? Because mobile is online real estate search and consumers have already been conditioned to get the information they want...

It’s Time to Rethink How We Price Our Listings

By Marianne Guenther Bornhoft A  new study just released from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism indicate that half of American adults have mobile Internet access via a tablet or smartphone.  This is a major shift...
October 9, 2012

The Last About Me Page You Will Have to Fill Out

By Stefanie Hahn I hope that your SocialBios is the last About Me page you will have to complete now that REALTOR.com and SocialBios have fully launched the Hyper-Social(TM) Agent Profile Pages and Hyper-Social(TM) Agent Recommendations. Presented at the...

Juicing Up Your Listing Presentation

By Subhi Gharbieh Have you ever thought about some things you can incorporate into your listing presentation that will really juice it up? Here are a few tips to help you get your listing presentation looking like Barry Bonds....

Five Must-Have Real Estate Tools

By Dawn Miller If you’re a new REALTOR® or if you’ve been in business awhile and re-evaluate your budget every year, I am here to reassure you there are only five tools you need to start or maintain your...