Tag: National Association of Realtors

Why Haus is No Uber

You can tell that the real estate market is recovering because new business models spring up to take advantage of the growing market. We see more articles about “disruptive” business models, and people outside the industry come up with “new” technology offerings to solve problems they perceive exist in the real estate process. Haus.com is just the latest.

Is That a Listing in Your Pocket or Are You Just Glad to See me?

As the real estate market has heated up, the topic of pocket listings has become a focus for many agents and brokers around the country.
“Pocket” or “off-market” listings aren’t really a new phenomenon; in every real estate market where listings are scarce, there have always been real estate agents who saw opportunities to increase their income by offering limited exposure marketing programs to sellers.

What You Need to Know About NAR, the MLS, and Public Facing Websites

The Multiple Listing Issues and Policy Committee worked diligently and efficiently at the Mid-Year meetings on recommendations made by the MLS Technology & Emerging Issues Advisory Board, who had in turn been working since last November on a revision to the categorization of services provided by Multiple Listing Services.