• Critics Take On “60 Minutes” – With The Help Of YouTube

    Wednesday, May 30, 2007 8:53 AM

    Posted by Brian Montopoli Earlier this month, “60 Minutes” aired a mostly flattering piece on Redfin, an online real estate company that charges sellers a flat fee of $3,000 instead of a percentage-based commission. You can watch it by clicking on the video box. The segment, headlined “Chipping Away At Realtors’ Six Percent,” infuriated many […]

  • Real Estate website compliance, Social Capital and the Impact of RE Blogging – Final Segment of the Jeff Tomlin interview

    Saturday, May 26, 2007 8:55 AM

    In this final segment, the third of three, Jeff Tomlin, Manager of Channel Relations for Point2 and I talk about how the Point2 solution aids in compliance and quality control for a broker.  Jeff goes into how the Point2 Handshake helps build social capital both inside the profession and to the consumer.  At the end […]

  • Search Engines Take Center Stage at NAR Internet Marketing Summit

    Friday, May 25, 2007 4:39 AM

    NAR, Zillow, Trulia, Point2 NLS and Real Estate Brokers Find Common Ground Written by: Frances Flynn Thorsen, e-PRO, SRS May 25th, 2007 – 10:39 am   The National Assn. of REALTORS Midyear Meetings marked an historic meeting at an NAR event — a forum that saw search engine giants, the Point2 NLS provider, and leading […]

  • Real estate tech panel: Consumers want ‘cool stuff’

    Monday, May 21, 2007 10:13 AM

    NAR technologist describes mouse-motion research Monday, May 21, 2007 By Glenn Roberts Jr.Inman News WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Houston Association of Realtors plays an active role in marketing members’ property listings. The association sends property information from its multiple listing service into an association-operated public Web site that also features a home-valuation tool and agent profiles. […]

  • Point2 NLS, 1 Touch Publishing and Pricing- Segment 2 of the Jeff Tomlin interview

    Monday, May 21, 2007 8:50 AM

    Point2 gives away their websites, publishes syndication data to over 23 consumer real estate sites and offer a 1 touch publishing solution.   Jeff Tomlin, Manager of Channel Relations (and an avid blogger at Real Estate Alchemy) tells us more about how they do in this second segment of the interview. It also allow some to […]

  • Cyberhomes, Zillow seek for-sale data from brokers

    Friday, May 18, 2007 10:13 AM

    Fidelity announces agreement with Keller Williams Friday, May 18, 2007 By Glenn Roberts Jr.Inman News Cyberhomes.com, an automated home-valuation site operated by Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions, is now open to for-sale property listings information, Fidelity officials announced Thursday. The field of property-search Web sites has grown rapidly in the past few years, with newcomer sites […]

  • Point2 NLS Expands Real Estate Listing Syndication Network

    Thursday, May 17, 2007 2:24 AM

    RISMEDIA, May 17, 2007-Point2 Technologies Inc. has announced that it has expanded its Point2 NLS listing syndication network, adding 10 new consumer-facing advertising destinations for members’ listings. The most recent sites to start drawing live Point2 NLS listing data feeds include HotPads.com, Vast.com and CityCribs.com. Newcomers also include Propbot.com, House.com, VideoHomes.com and TheHousingPages.com. In early March, […]

  • Point2 expands real estate listings syndication

    Thursday, May 17, 2007 2:23 AM

    Brokers can choose 10 more Web sites to market listings Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Inman News As more consumers go online for real estate information, brokers are being offered an array of choices by which to market their listings to a wider audience. Some companies, including Point2 Technologies, are trying to simplify a complicated process […]

  • Point2 Interview with Jeff Tomlin & Kicking off podcasting at StevenGroves.com

    Sunday, May 13, 2007 2:53 PM

    Agent2.0 is not just about technology, but technology is what I like to write about.  A real estate agent is a small business person and like every business out there, they should have a website as an underpinning of their marketing program.  Website are available to agents and brokers range from free to several thousands […]