• Networking Sites Give New Way to Prospect

    Thursday, March 29, 2007 9:06 AM

    Real estate practitioners are trying out an array of social networking Web sites as a way to connect with consumers and other industry professionals. Twitter.com, for example, allows users to send phone or computer text messages to provide personal or business updates to other users. Other sites are focused more on the real estate niche, […]

  • Hello, my name is “LetMeIn YourSite”

    Thursday, March 29, 2007 7:15 AM

    To attach a lead form or not to attach a lead form — believe it or not that’s still a pretty hot-button issue in the real estate industry. Not long ago pretty much every Web site with real estate listings on it required consumers to fill out a form before they could get access to […]

  • Point2 goes public with Web site usage information

    Monday, March 26, 2007 7:52 AM

    Company provides real-time data on Web traffic, member stats Monday, March 26, 2007 Inman News Point2, a technology company that offers online tools for real estate professionals including a National Listing Service that allows members to manage the marketing of other property listings, has opened its user statistics to the world. The company today announced […]

  • Point2 Technologies Consolidates Real Estate Brands and Re-Launches Point2NLS.com

    Monday, March 26, 2007 1:09 AM

    Saskatoon, SK and Vancouver, BC – March 26, 2007 – Point2 Technologies Inc. (“Point2”) today announced that it has consolidated the branding and delivery of its real estate online marketing solutions, under the Point2 NLS (National Listing Service) flagship brand and website. The shift was implemented to further enhance Point2 NLS member services and user […]

  • Training & Business Development: Follow-up Debate over a National MLS

    Wednesday, March 21, 2007 12:02 PM

    RISMEDIA, March 21, 2007-Following Monday’s lead article on RISMedia.com, by Stefan Swanepoel titled “MLS: Industry Asset or Public Utility,” a debate has arisen on RealBlogging.com as to whether Trulia can or should become a national MLS. The discussion on this topic was recently fueled by Trulia’s announcement that they had, in addition to their agreement […]

  • Industry experiments with social networking sites

    Wednesday, March 21, 2007 1:58 AM

    Part 3: Social media and real estate By Glenn Roberts Jr. Inman News Wednesday, March 21, 2007 Multiple listing services might be counted among the earliest forms of online social networks. MLSs have provided a platform for real estate professionals to communicate property details, notes about showing homes, and compensation for agents who bring a buyer […]

  • 5 business functions to automate

    Monday, March 05, 2007 10:53 AM

    Technology is a great time saving tool, but only if you use it. Here are five tasks you can automate: 1. Distributing listing data. Use syndication software, such as Point2Agent’s (http://agent.point2homes.com) Point2 Exposure Engine, to automatically push listing data to multiple real estate Web sites. You enter the data once, and the software does the […]

  • Realogy pushes property listings to Google, Trulia

    Friday, March 02, 2007 9:47 AM

    Agreements represent more online exposure for sellers Friday, March 02, 2007 Inman News Real estate giant Realogy Corp. (NYSE: H), with corporate brands including Coldwell Banker, Century 21 and ERA, today announced a major play to broaden its online exposure for property listings that are represented by company-owned and franchise offices. About 500,000 Realogy-affiliated property […]