You can learn a lot by exploring the 10 individual practitioner Web sites featured here. These 10 cover the basics well, providing listings, community information, free reports, and so on. At the same time, each of these eye-catching sites is distinctive in some way, proving that you can set yourself apart on the biggest of all mass media--the Web.
Real estate has long been a hotbed of business strategy innovation. Brokers have tried franchising, buyers-only representation, one-stop shopping, concierge services, unbundling, and a myriad of other strategies. But which of them are a path to long-term success, and which are merely fads?
You’re facing the deadline to renew your continuing education credits but your daily planner is booked solid with must-do showings and closings. You don’t have to choose whether business or education takes priority. Thanks to the Internet, you can eke more out of your day with CE classes that are available 24/7 via your computer.
With 1999 revenues of more than $170 million, The DeWolfe Cos. Inc. in Lexington, Mass., is a New England powerhouse that encompasses real estate brokerage, mortgage, insurance, relocation, and moving services.
A new brand of real estate company--the online real estate brokerage--may well be among your chief competitors before the end of the year. These pioneer e-commerce entrants see themselves as state-of-the-art real estate businesses, taking advantage of high technology and consumer trends.
Constructing a snappy Web site can cost a few hundred dollars or a few thousand dollars, depending on the amount of customization you want. In this article, you’ll meet three comrades who’ve successfully developed sites, but at different price points.
First there was E-mail, which moved communication from the telephone to the computer. Then there was the Web page, which brought marketing into cyberspace. Now get ready for e-commerce and the online real estate transaction.
The cyberloan field has matured from swaddling clothes to short pants. By the time it reaches adulthood, it may account for a quarter of all U.S. mortgage originations. Find out who are shaping up to be the major players in online lending—and what you need to tell homebuyers who ask you about borrowing over the Internet.
Although only a handful of MLSs in the country have adopted Internet technology so far, many others are researching the available products, asking questions about the costs and benefits, and considering whether—or when—to make the jump, say the heads of MLSs that have already done it.