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Vegas Realtors cut off Zillow and Listhub

Vegas Realtors Cut Off Zillow and ListHub

The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) is rolling the dice and pulling their listings from Zillow and ListHub. How will this impact Las Vegas Realtors, buyers, and sellers? Will other associations soon be following suit?

Inman has published their report on GLVAR ending their relationships with Zillow and ListHub. The decision comes after association members expressed a heightened desire to have control over their syndication options. Some argue smaller brokerages could be hurt by the move. While larger brokerages would ...

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Is the Real Estate Industry Prepared for a Recession?

You’ve heard the rumblings and seen the signs. There is definite slow down hitting the housing market. Economists are warning of a recession. 2020 looks like the year the downturn will hit. So how will you spend 2019? Will the housing market shoulder the blame like the last recession?

There is good news and bad. Thankfully, the real estate industry will not take the blame this time and will not be the industry hit hardest. According to RisMedia’s latest ...

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NAR Gave 14.4M to 2018 Midterm Elections

The NAR (National Association of Realtors) poured 14.4M in the 2018 midterm elections. Inman recently dug into lobby spending on opensecrets.org. The NAR contributed significantly on both sides of the aisle, seeking to endorse candidates who would stimulate the housing market and favor Realtors’ rights.

Candidates include Leonard Lance (R-New Jersey), Andy Barr (R-Kentucky), Pete Sessions (R-Texas), Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana), Katie Porter (D-California), Sherrod Brown for Senate, John Faso (R-New York), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Mississippi), Dean Heller (R-Nevada), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona). For ...

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5 Reasons You Need Real Estate Community Pages

Community pages are adding value to real estate businesses by reaching potential clients before they are ready to buy. Every time a potential client thinks about making a big move, the first place they turn to is the internet. Homebuyers want to know everything about where they are moving and if it will be a good fit. Questions about crime stats, school districts, commutes, cost of living, and what their new life will look like immediately spring to mind. Instead ...

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4 Types of Social Media Real Estate Agents Should Use: Plus 4 Examples of Agents Who are Crushing It

Realtors are always time crunched. Driving, phone calls, scanning documents, appointments, emails, and open houses fill days that start before sunrise and end well into the night. When free time is non-existent and creating client relationships is crucial, is social media really worth the time? The answer is yes…and no. Social media is completely worth it, if agents are:

  • Consistent in posting
  • Create the right message for the social media platform they are using
  • Create content that both useful and entertaining for readers

Even ...

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