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Space Crunch: Renters More Likely to Feel the Squeeze

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When you’re looking for a new home, what’s the first decision you make? In all likelihood, it’s the number of bedrooms you’ll need. However, it’s becoming less commonplace for the number of rooms to match the number of residents–a statistic that Trulia mined from the U.S. Census 2014 5-year American Community Survey data. It wasn’t that long ago that bedroom-sharing was a common practice, especially in families with children and/or elders. …

NEW: Alpha Listing Search Updates!

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This week, we added some exciting updates to the MLS Alpha Listing Search, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to show our members all of the awesome new ways they maximize their search efficiency and help clients find their dream homes! The update includes: “Email Listing” and “Add to Cart” options now available on each pin in Map View Ability to choose MLS Public Records or RealTX in Settings Separate Report …

Flip the Script: Curing Commission Concerns

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Clients, right? Nearly every agent in the industry has a story about a client who just wouldn’t cooperate, or who would drag their feet in the sand over the smallest of details. Many agents have ways to work around these issues–but even the pros can find themselves hesitating when a client brings up commission. Fortunately, the good folks at Inman have provided a comprehensive guide to various commission-based situations that might …

Video: NEW Alpha Listing Search

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The MLS is excited to announce the release of our new listing search! The redesigned search, which is currently in its Alpha testing mode, hosts a wide variety of new features, including an interactive visible map; detailed school zone information; photographic aerial and birds-eye views; a freestyle drawing tool; and much, much more. Though the new listing search is still in testing mode, it has already proven to be a powerful …