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  • MRIS looks to partner with Zillow

    MRIS looks to partner with Zillow
    The multiple list service used by real estate agents in the mid-Atlantic is working on a deal to partner with Zillow, allowing agents to feed ads directly to the online database after the current syndication deal expires in April. The partnership...
  • Not a lot of room to negotiate listing agreement

    Q: What contract terms should I try to negotiate with a prospective real estate agent on the sale of my home? I know the percentage for the commission is negotiable, and I know if the listing agent also brings the buyer, the listing agent can be asked...
  • Sale by owner doesn't guarantee more money to seller

    Q: I would like to try to sell my home by owner for about three weeks before listing it with a real estate agent. I did have good experiences selling this way for my last two home sales. Do you have an article/book to recommend I should read,...
  • Orlando agents seek out best real estate home search

    Orlando agents seek out best real estate home search
    Real estate agents in Orlando, a market reliant on long-distance buyers, are paying close attention to recent shakeups among leading house-hunting search engines. The fallout from Rupert Murdoch's recent acquisition of industry-favorite Realtor.com...
  • New service gives agents preview of 'coming soon' homes

    New service gives agents preview of 'coming soon' homes
    When real estate agent John Kessler is hired to sell a house, he starts before it's ready. He shares on Facebook, posts on LinkedIn and blasts an email to thousands of agents in his network while the owners prep, painting and clearing their basements....
  • Rocket Internet backs rental startup looking to replace realtors

    Rocket Internet backs rental startup looking to replace realtors
    German ecommerce investor Rocket Internet is backing online apartment rental firm Nestpick as the start-up expands into four European countries, aiming to connect landlords with tenants and put real estate agents out of a job. Nestpick said on Tuesday it...
  • 5 Things to Think About When Buying Your First Place

    5 Things to Think About When Buying Your First Place
    As a renter, you have the luxury of choosing a place that meets your needs at the moment. Buying a home is a much bigger commitment, both in terms of finances and the length of time...
  • Hot Property at 30: A look back

    Hot Property at 30: A look back
    Hot Property was just a kernel of an idea when Ruth Ryon proposed it in 1984 to Dick Turpin, then-editor of The Times' Real Estate section. The reporter thought there could be a column in the short stories she had started writing on notable people and...
  • Is selling home by auction the way to go?

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: Can you advise if there has been any comparative analysis of selling a home via auction vs. listing? I have been searching but have been unable to find any independently verifiable comparative analysis reviewing the...
  • Go into a condo purchase with eyes wide open

    Go into a condo purchase with eyes wide open
    Sara Benson swears that she doesn't hate the idea of condo ownership. As the owner of a Chicago real estate brokerage, she readily admits that she owes a part of her living to the consumers who buy and sell theirs. But she has co-written with Chicago...
  • St. Charles District 303 enrollment declining

    St. Charles District 303 enrollment declining
    St. Charles School District 303 has assembled a committee to assess how projected community growth could play into future student enrollment and school facility needs. What the committee found at its first meeting Tuesday night was a trend several...