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Category: Listing Syndication

What’s Up with Craigslist? HTML Upload Rules Changed

Craigslist HTML Upload

If you’re an agent or broker in the US, it’s likely that you’ve seen or heard about recent changes to Craigslist advertising policies. The online classifieds platform recently prohibited the use of certain HTML enhancements in ads, including embedding photos and links, colors and certain layouts – something that was a very common practice in […]

Chase My New Home App: Your Listings, Mobile Exposure

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Today we are thrilled to announce a new syndication destination for your listings – the Chase My New Home app! My New Home is a free home search tool available for iOS and Android devices. Users can search, compare and rate homes based on their own unique criteria. Consumers can also save and share favorite […]

It’s the Internet: Do You Know Where Your Listing Is?

Where Are Your Listings?

With the sharing and exchange of so much listing data online today, agents know that exposure for their listings is normally a great asset when it comes to getting a property sold. Savvy agents also understand that while exposure is great, there may be some security issues to be mindful of when listing property on the […]

16 Ways to Get Your Listings Noticed

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We recently discovered a gem right here in our own archives. In a 2009 post entitled 13 Ways to Get Your Listings Noticed one of our clever writers detailed 13 different ways to optimize your listings using Point2 Agent. Readers loved all the useful information contained in the post, so we’ve decided to update it for […]

Is Your Listing Information Safe With Us?

There has been a lot of hub-bub in the last year about the pros and cons of listing syndication. In order to stay at the fore-front of listing accuracy and integrity, Point2 has introduced a new listing distribution policy for all of our partners. Without getting into the technical nitty-gritty, this policy effectively limits what […]

Point2 2011 Q4 Report: Where Are International Buyers Looking For Property?

A few months ago, we posted our first U.S. International Real Estate Traffic report, for Q3 2011.  International buyers seem to persistently make up a solid part of online browsing for the U.S. market.  So here are the follow-on report topline stats, for the fourth quarter of 2011. Florida, Arizona and Nevada were once again […]

The New Listing Magnet

How to get more listings with little effort. As a wise man once told me, there are no buyer’s agents, just agents without listings. Listings are the most valuable asset a real estate brokerage or agent has. But generating new listings, while not exactly a complex science, requires that a home seller develops the confidence […]

Point2 Report: Where Are International Buyers Looking For Property?

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With a depressed US economy, there is no denying the fact that there just aren’t as many people searching for homes as there used to be. As domestic real estate activity has cooled, many real estate professionals have turned towards international buyers in order to drive their business forward. In turn, an exploding niche of real […]

Listing Syndication: An Overview

Later this week The National Association of REALTORS® MLS Committee will receive the report and recommendation of the Presidential Advisory Group (PAG) at the annual meetings in Anaheim. To help sort out the issues, controversies, benefits, and fears surrounding Listing Syndication check out at this Slidecast presentation that was put together by Point2′s own Saul […]

Three Mysteries of Highly Successful Agents

Working with tens of thousands of brokers, agents and their associations each day, we come across a few success stories. Over time, common denominators reveal habits and secrets of some of the most successful REALTORS®. While attitude has a lot to do with success, there are many tangible ideas and tools virtually anyone can take […]