The Lastest From The Geek Estate Blog
That’s bold marketing strategy by Jeffrey Hogue… How are you marketing your business? [Via Spencer Rascoff]
I’m in a real world real estate scenario right now. I need to find a place to move by September 1st. Context: A year ago, after several years of not having a permanent place of my own, I finally resettled full time in Seattle, and rented a condo in Queen Anne from a friend. That friend is now selling the condo rather than continuing to rent it out, so I’m seeking a new rental in the exact same area (Lower Queen Anne). I thought about buying, but … Read More »
We’re looking for a few strategic brokers / teams for StreetAdvisor’s revamped white label offering to promote as showcase clients — at a much lower price point than previously offered at. The “why”? Engagement, and conversion. Buyers looking at your site are already researching neighborhoods and cities elsewhere. Enable them to do that on your own site, so as to not give them a reason to leave. Or, even better, heavily invest in community building and end up with a completely differentiated set of hyper local tips and advice sourced from your … Read More »
Homely, an Australian real estate portal, just released their new iOS app. Its clean, simple, and includes big, gorgeous photos. All good things for a real estate search app. I’d encourage everyone — particularly those working on property search websites or apps of your own – to give it a spin. ** Would be curious to hear from those running portals outside the US who have released iOS/Android versions — how has traction been between native and web versions? [Disclosure: I consult for StreetAdvisor / Homely.com.au]
I got a “Must try local restaurants that just opened near you” email from Yelp yesterday… Please tell me, why exactly are brokerages/agents/teams not the ones delivering this?