The Top Six Things to Look for in a Real Estate CRM System

As more and more Agents and Brokers discover how to use technology-based Real Estate tools to improve their business, it begs the question, “What functionality should I consider when choosing a CRM solution?”

CRM solutionThe process of selecting a CRM is one that should be taken seriously.  Your investment is not just the amount you pay, but also the processes and procedures you develop using ...

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MRIS IDX and CRM Now Available from UltimateIDX

UltimateIDX IDX / CRM suite has integrated with MRIS (Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc) to provide Agents and Teams with an advanced IDX /RETS lead capture solution in combination with a CRM lead management platform.

UltimateIDX is powered by the Buying Buddy IDX CRM suite and provides real estate lead capture and customer relationship management (CRM) platform is now integrated with MRIS. As an approved IDX partner, UltimateIDX provides agents, teams, and offices with a simplified solution to help in addressing real estate marketing, ...

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Tasty New IDX RETS and CRM Updates from UltimateIDX

2016 is proving to be a busy year for new IDX and CRM features! Most of the enhancements we have been making are based on your feedback.

Here is a summary of some of the recent updates:

Property Alerts Emails to Leads all Mobile Friendly

Just Listed property Alerts and all other system emails to your Leads and Clients are now mobile responsive and have great new design. This means your leads and contacts will now receive property alerts that are easy to ...

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Are you using a wireless keyboard? Watch out!

Yikes! It’s just been reported that some wireless keyboards are open to a hacker viewing what you type.

This problem does not affect Bluetooth connected devices – but can affect ‘wireless’ devices that connect using a plugin USB radio based nano-receiver

There are currently 8 manufacturers affected –

  • Anker
  • EagleTec
  • General Electric
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Insignia
  • Kensington
  • Radio Shack
  • Toshiba

Here is a link to a page with more details about affected devices http://www.keysniffer.net/affected-devices

Now it should be noted that a hacker would need to be quite close to you – however some ...

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New Version of UltimateIDX Now Available

I am pleased to announce that the latest version of Ultimate IDX is now available. Here are the highlights:

  • Single integrated IDX and CRM solution – great for Agent websites and teams
  • Advanced IDX using nearly ALL the MLS data fields from your your MLS
  • Mobile responsive
  • IDX WordPress plugin – OR – JavaScript plugin for any website
  • Interactive map with area selection
  • Complete ‘My Account’ services for consumers who can create their own property alerts and save properties
  • Comprehensive CRM system for lead management
  • Full profiling and management ...
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Realtors Push Back Against Zillow and MLS Listing Syndicators

Geoffrey Schiering weighs in on the MLS listing syndication war between aggregators such as Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com and MLS Boards in multiple markets including the recent dropping of Diverse Solutions from Denver’s MetroList approved 3rd Party IDX Vendor List:

Realtors have finally started to push back against the questionable practices of the real estate listing aggregators (or “syndicators”), Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com and others. For years, these deep-pocketed online media corporations have been growing exponentially at the expense of the professional ...

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MLS Listing Syndication War Rages

UltimateIDX share their views on the MLS listing syndication war developing between MLS Boards and aggregators such as Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com in several major markets including Denver’s MetroList and their recent dropping of Diverse Solutions:

If you check almost any major market in Google you will find sites such as Realtor.com, Zillow and Trulia dominate the majority of the Top 10 slots for all major real estate search phrases.

Many Realtors that are competing for these search engine rankings are unknowingly ...

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