Broker Public Portal with Homesnap Grows Over 150% in First Year

Industry effort ”blows the doors off estimates;” Should quiet critics, leaders say Broker Public Portal (BPP) since its launch with Homesnap in January last year has grown from serving 45 Multiple Listing Services to more than 120 MLSs today, representing 800,000 real estate agents and brokers. As...

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Congress Passes Funding Bill to End Government Shutdown

Congress passed a short-term funding bill on Monday in a move to end the three-day federal government shutdown. The key vote came in the Senate, where most members supported a key procedural vote to let the funding bill proceed without a filibuster. The cloture vote easily cleared the 60-vote...

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LeadingRE Announces Retirement of President/CEO Pam O’Connor

Executive who led global real estate community since its founding passes the baton as network CEO.  Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® announced today that Pam O’Connor will leave her position as president and CEO, effective March 31. O’Connor, who has been at the helm of the company...

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REAL Trends Agent & Team Rankings Now Open

Are you a top agent or top team? It’s time you get recognized! The REAL Trends Agent/Team Rankings are now open for submissions! APPLY HERE   REAL Trends The Thousand This ranking, which is advertised in The Wall Street Journal, is a ranking of top agents across the U.S. and is broken...

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REAL Trends Alumni joins Real Estate Webmasters

Deirdre LePera has joined the Real Estate Webmasters team, taking on the company’s new Enterprise Business Development Manager role. Ms. LePera’s work will connect her with some of the top teams in the world, where she’ll teach real estate brokers how to maximize their marketing investment and use...

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The Most Expensive Zip Codes in the US

PropertyShark released it’s annual report of the 100 most expensive zip codes in the country. Although some aspects of the list may not be altogether shocking, like the fact that CA has the most zip codes on the list, some aspects we found surprising (we are looking at you Mountain View,...

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Rent Growth Accelerates Going Into 2018

Median rent across the country rose 2.4 percent over the past year to $1,435 per month, according to Zillow’s November Housing Market Reports After growing at a relatively slow pace for the past several months, rent growth has started to accelerate again, driven mainly by an increase in...

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