Category: Brokerage

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The Problem with “Good Agents Will Adapt”

I mentioned blogging would be light because I’m at the annual Realtor Quest conference that the Toronto Real Estate Board puts on. It’s a truly wonderful world-class event, I think, […]


iBuyer and the Issue of Concessions

In a couple of recent VIP posts, I looked through limited number of iBuyer transactions of both Opendoor and Zillow. I then took the most interesting conclusion one can draw […]

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iBuyer and Conflicts of Interest

It seems pretty obvious now that the rest of the industry is waking up to the fact that iBuyer is not a blip on the radar, is not We Buy […]

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Just Because You’re Paranoid Doesn’t Mean They’re Not After You

I just spent an hour glued to the TV, absolutely fascinated by what I was seeing and hearing. And no, it wasn’t the latest episode of Game of Thrones (which […]

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[VIP] Realogy Q1/2019: Things Done Changed

In my final Red Dot, where I looked at the full year 2018 earnings results for the public companies in real estate, I titled the section on Realogy as “The […]

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Are Brokers Screwed?

The other day Rob wrote a post on how Competition in Real Estate is Changing. I don't think anyone would disagree. And it reminded me of a comment that I [...]


Competition in Real Estate is Changing

A few random, or perhaps not so random, thoughts this morning from three recent news stories. First, we get a story in the mainstream media by Andrea Riquier of Marketwatch, [...]

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BaaS is a Thing (and Why You Need to Realize It)

[Rob: I'd like to welcome Zane Burnett to the Notorious ROB family. I thought this post of his from LinkedIn was so good, and knowing Zane, felt that you all [...]

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Is It Time to Stop Solving Yesterday’s Problems?

Over at the WAV Group blog, Marilyn Wilson ponders whether it is time for a National IDX: Today, we have robust rules in place that allow a broker to share [...]


Some Interesting Numbers from Swanepoel’s Mega 1000

Earlier today, T360 released the Swanepoel Mega 1000 report, ranking the top 1,000 brokerages by volume and transaction sides. Obviously, this report is competing with the current industry standard, the […]


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