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NEW: idxcellent Update!

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The MLS’s idxcellent system is making some pretty big changes. We’ve got a new version coming out tonight (June 14) at 9 pm, and the update is going to include some very useful features. In addition to fixing bugs from the previous version, we’ve added COMMERCIAL LISTINGS! The update will include search capabilities for commercial sale and lease, commercial listing pins, new inventory sorting options, and more! If you’re worried you’ll …

11 Reasons “For Sale By Owner” Is a Bad Idea

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When homeowners try to take on the real estate market themselves, they might soon discover it’s not as easy as agents make it look! With little understanding of market values and reports, homeowners selling by themselves may wind up in a plethora of sticky situations, including scams, undervalued homes, complex and confusing paperwork, and potential litigation from buyers. These pitfalls can cost homeowners tens of thousands of dollars if they aren’t …

How to Build Your Brand

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  The experts at Buffini & Co. have some advice for those of you looking for ways to grow your business. “If you have a business, you have a brand, and each time you connect with your clients—whether in person, on the phone or online—you have a chance to build your brand and create loyal advocates,” they state in a RISMedia article devoted to tips and tricks for improving your brand …

Photo Recap: The MLS 2016 Technology Summit

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This year’s MLS Technology Summit, which took place March 31st at Los Angeles’s Skirball Cultural Center, was a massive success, drawing huge crowds of industry professionals and a full roster of informative and inspiring speakers. Many thanks again to all those who participated in the summit; we wholeheartedly appreciate your continued support, without which the summit would not be the success that it is. …

We’ve Had a Makeover!

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Our newest issue of Broker Caravan is out, and it may be our most beautiful one yet! Not because of the gorgeous home listings (though there are plenty of those!), but because we’ve made one major cosmetic change: the paper. That’s right–we’ve said au revoir to the thin yellow newsprint of previous issues and replaced it with a heavier stock white paper, making the pages of our magazine both stronger and …

You’re Invited to The MLS Summit

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It’s the real estate event of the year! Today in real estate, there is very much an “old way” of doing business and a “new way.” Just think of the different ways technology has changed our industry in the last 10 years: More than 90% of buyers use the internet during their home search; Home sellers expect us to market their properties using the latest online marketing strategies; and our online …

Clareity’s 2015 NAR Expo Report

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Thank you Clareity for featuring us as Serious Stuff on the Tradeshow Floor in the NAR Report! See what they had to say about #MLSPLUS by clicking here. “Combined LA/Westside Multiple Listing Service (CLAW MLS) out of Beverly Hills is offering its “MLS Plus” MLS system as an option for other MLSs – not just those in geographic proximity to it. The interface looks very clean and attractive, and it’s mobile-friendly …