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Trulia in the Zillow Era
By Victor Lund on the WAV Group blog - As an analyst for many brokerages, franchises, and MLSs, WAV Group looks carefully at reports from publishers to...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Should You Be Advertising Your Listings on Zillow?
An article from the Properties Online blog - In the months following its merger with Trulia, Zillow Group is looking to cash in on the benefits of its former...
5 out of 5 by (2) Users
2 Ways Portals Support Broker Success
By RE Technology Staff - Zillow and Trulia command the largest audience in the industry when it comes to online real estate sites; according to Zillow Group,...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Zillow is Taking Your Traffic. How to Get it Back
By Ira Monko on the Onboard Informatics blog - More than half of all people searching for real estate online end up at Zillow. The exact number, according to...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Realtor.coms Open Letter to Their Broker Partners
By the realtor.com® Industry Team - Dear Brokerage Industry Partner: For nearly twenty years, realtor.com® has worked side-by-side with the industry to...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
A Look at News Corps New Luxury Real Estate Portal
By Kelly J. Phelan, RET Content Editor - Luxury real estate enthusiasts, rejoice! There's a slick, new website in town where you can indulge your tastes for...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Have Home Sellers Lost Their Status to Real Estate Portals?
By Jeffrey C. Hogue, Owner/Realtor® at Weichert Realtors® Neighborhood One - The large real estate portals giveth opportunity, but do they also taketh away...
4.33 out of 5 by (3) Users
Broker Public Portal Elects First Board of Managers
By Kevin Hawkins for WAV Group Communications - A nationwide group of leading Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) and real estate brokerage firms supporting the...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
How Do Your Brokerages Listings Perform on Zillow?
By Kelly J. Phelan, RET Content Editor - Any type of advertising or promotional effort that brokers undertake should provide some measure of return on...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
The Role Sold Data Plays in Building Your Brand
By Kelly J. Phelan, RET Content Editor - When consumers visit a property search portal, they're looking at homes but also absorbing information about agents...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Discussing the Zestimate in Your Listing Presentation
By Victor Lund, CEO of RE Technology - As a real estate agent, you understand plenty about the real estate market. One of the more awkward experiences that you...
4.33 out of 5 by (3) Users
[Video] Are Competitors Eating Your Lunch?
The full recording from our recent webinar. - Are competing brokerages getting leads off your listings? You may want to look at your systems and processes. But...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Navigating the Brave New World of Listing Data Distribution
Join us on Wednesday, March 18 for a panel discussion with industry experts - Brokers are having to rethink how they syndicate listings to portals. The...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Audit Third Party Portals Today
By Victor Lund on the WAV Group blog - Brokerages publish listings to third party portals as a method of advertising homes for sale. As we mentioned in our...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
National Broker Portal Launches Website
By Victor Lund on the WAV Group blog - The national broker portal project continues to gain momentum as brokers and MLSs agree to participate in the formation...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Broker Best Practices for Avoiding Listing Delay and Inaccurate Data
By Kelly J. Phelan, RET Content Editor - There are countless methods for distributing listing data, and some are more prone to error and lead loss than others....
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Best of 2014: Beating Zillow and Trulia at Their Own Game
#1 in our countdown of the most popular articles of the year. - Here it is--our top article of the year! This article was originally published back in May and...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Best of 2014: 4 Lead Generation Sources - Which Should You Budget for?
#3 in our countdown of the most popular articles of the year. - We're continuing an annual tradition of counting down our top 10 articles of the year. The...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Spending Over $60K Per Month on Zillow
By Victor Lund, CEO of RE Technology - It is not very hard to find out who Zillow's top customers are. Just visit the website and look at the Agent Reviews...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
3 Ways Portals Help Brokers Build Brand Awareness
Part 4 of 4 in our series comparing property search portals - Over the past few months, we've been publishing a series of articles that evaluates the features...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Real Estate Firms and MLSs Team Up to Launch New Consumer Website
With announcement, group looks to industry for support - Today, real estate brokerage firms representing more than 300,000 Realtors® and 25 leading Multiple...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Why Listing Portal Dominance is the Best Thing to Happen to Real Estate
By Will Caldwell, CEO of Dizzle - 2014 has proven to be the year of the race to housing portal dominance. The real estate industry has seen unprecedented...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Why the Zillow/Trulia Merger Will Benefit Agents Forever
By Will Caldwell, CEO of Dizzle - It was only a matter of time. The merger was inevitable. Zillow and Trulia operate the same business model and go after the...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
3 Ways Portals Help You Hire (and Retain) Top Agents
Part 3 of 4 in our series comparing property search portals - Recruiting top agents is a competitive venture, and any worthwhile prospects will pepper you with...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
3 Keys to Evaluating How Portals Protect Your Brand
Part 2 of 4 in our series comparing property search portals - Love them or hate them, property search portals are a major component of the consumer search...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Broker Non-Compete with Portals
By Victor Lund on the WAV Group blog - The great real estate portals of America are trusted partners to brokers. As trusted partners, they are able to collect...
5 out of 5 by (2) Users
Why Frequent Listing Updates are Better for Your Brokerage
Part 1 of 4 in a new series that compares property search portals - Your brokerage's listings exist online from the time they're listed to the time when their...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Hyperlocal and the Real World: 5 Strategies to Dominate the National Portals
By Jose Perez on the PCMS Consulting blog - Last week, we ended our blog on hyperlocal marketing with a shout out to our client who positions himself as a...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
The Real Benefit to the Zillow and Trulia Merger
By Victor Lund on the WAV Group blog - Big advertisers need big media sites. Zillow is big and Trulia is big, but they are not huge. "Huge" would be...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
MOVE, Inc: An Open Letter to the Real Estate Industry
To all of our customers, partners and colleagues - Early today, the announcement of a definitive agreement for Move, Inc. to be acquired by the global media...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
VOW as Broker Strategy for Competing with Portals
By Kelly J. Phelan, RET Content Editor - Where is the first place consumers go when looking to learn more about their local housing market? Brokers would like...
5 out of 5 by (2) Users
The End of War Between Zillow and Trulia
By Victor Lund on the WAV Group blog - There is a major war going on in the taxi industry today. Uber and Lyft are duking it out. Both companies have deep cash...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Do You Need to Worry About the Zillow-Trulia Merger?
By Albert Clark, President, HomeActions - If Zillow does manage to close its acquisition of Trulia, the combined entity will be spending millions to compete...
5 out of 5 by (2) Users
What Does the Trulia Acquisition Mean to Your Business?
By Michael Minard on the Delta Media Group blog - Beginning last week, the rumors were flying that Zillow was acquiring Trulia. Some dismissed the news, some...
5 out of 5 by (2) Users
Why Consumers Love Zillow
By Victor Lund, CEO of RE Technology - When I meet people out in the real world and explain what a consultant does in the real estate industry, conversations...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Zillow Announces Trulia Acquisition
By Victor Lund, CEO of RE Technology - Two of America's third party real estate portals have entered into a definitive agreement for Zillow (Z) to purchase...
5 out of 5 by (2) Users
5 Tips For a Better Online Profile
An article from Househappy - You could say that the team at Househappy are experts on what makes a great online profile. After all, the visual search portal...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Howard Hanna Promotes 5,700 REALTORS® on Realtor.com
By Victor Lund on the WAV Group blog - Today's real estate broker faces some difficult decisions when it comes to online advertising. The choices are often...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Realtor.com and Top Producer Back Online After Two Day Internet Battle
Move, Inc. combats attack on its website services to restore operations to customers and consumers - Move, Inc. reports that it is continuing to combat the...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Coming Soon Listings on Zillow
By Victor Lund on the WAV Group blog - The cat is out of the bag. Zillow has gone where no MLS has gone before. They have embraced the broker and agent demand...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Trulia Testing for Seller Lead Generation
By Victor Lund, CEO of RE Technology - Trulia may be switching teams or, rather, they may be using a tried and true solution to spawn and incubate seller...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Beating Zillow and Trulia at Their Own Game
By Victor Lund, CEO of RE Technology - What if I told you that just about everything you find unfair about the way that Zillow and Trulia display your listings...
4.75 out of 5 by (4) Users
The Case for a REALTOR® to Lead Realtor.com®
By Sam DeBord on the YPN Lounge blog - Realtor.com®'s president, Errol Samuelson, has been hired away by Zillow. I've met Errol and he's a nice guy, very...
5 out of 5 by (2) Users
4 Lead Generation Sources: Which Should You Budget for in 2014?
We weigh the pros and cons of commonly used online lead sites - In December, we explored how Virtual Office Websites (VOWs) can be used to generate leads....
5 out of 5 by (2) Users
We are Not Borg
Why great salespeople should resist ratings schemes in exchange for leads. - There's a kerfuffle going on (isn't there always?) in the real estate industry....
5 out of 5 by (2) Users
Brokers Losing Agent SEO Battle to Portals
By Victor Lund on the WAV Group blog - Years ago, when consumers searched for keywords like City Name + Real Estate, an actual real estate broker would appear...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Choosing a Property Search Solution
Our guide to what you should know and what questions to ask before purchasing - What is Property Search? We don't need to tell you what property search is;...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
Choosing a Property Search Solution
Our guide to what you should know and what questions to ask before purchasing - What is Property Search? We don't need to tell you what property search is;...
5 out of 5 by (1) User
The Pros and Cons of National Real Estate Sites
By Shannon O'Brien on the Market Leader blog - This post comes to us from the Market Leader blog: Sure, it may sound trite, but it's nonetheless true: Agents...
5 out of 5 by (2) Users
Pilgrims vs. Portals
By Victor Lund on the WAV Group blog - History tells many stories of long ago that reflect on the conditions of today. I came across a story about the Pilgrims...
5 out of 5 by (2) Users