Real Estate

VisualTour rebrands as Paradym

Online property tour provider VisualTour is rebranding itself as Paradym and offering its real estate agent customers new functionality to incorporate the latest Internet technology and trends, the company announced Thursday …

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Tech review roundup: Best of July 2015

“One Crazy Summer” is one of the more underrated movies in that great run of eighties comedies. It’s also an apt modifier of my own summer. I became feverishly ill in a sleet storm five miles into the Grand Canyon. Ran out of gas in rural western Nevada …

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Realogy’s 2Q earnings per share fall below analyst expectations

While Realogy Holdings Corp.’s second-quarter earnings per share fell slightly below analysts’ expectations, the company expects to normalize its expenses following a few recent acquisitions and benefit from a strong summer selling season in the third quarter of this year …

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Meet the New Kids On the Block – Part 1

Many companies that are household names today (Zillow and Trulia, for example, to name just two) made their debut on the Connect stage as wee startups. Next week, we’ll continue the tradition of giving the newbies a chance to pitch their business to the best and the brightest in real estate and tech …

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Luxury listing of the day: Flatiron condo with Madison Square Park view

This three-bed, three-and-a-half bath property at 23 East 22nd Street in New York features sweeping views of the metropolis, a swimming pool and a dining room just made for entertaining. It’s listed for $10.95 million with …

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Lisa Archer: ‘You live and learn with every mistake and win’

“There have been lessons we have learned as a business, and with each, getting back up is the only way to move forward,” says Archer …

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Key principles of real estate career longevity

Success isn’t easy — and making it last is even harder. In the fast-paced, highly competitive and rapidly changing world of real estate, that’s especially true. The big-name agent in your local town today might have been a complete unknown just a couple of years ago — and they may disappear from view just as quickly …

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Infographic: Facebook’s revenue growth reveals where consumers are moving

If you’ve had any doubts about whether mobile advertising is a lasting trend, this data might change your mind. Facebook’s desktop advertising brought in $918 million for the company in the second quarter of 2015, and payments netted the social media giant $215 million. But there’s no doubt that mobile advertising was where Facebook made most of its cash …

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How your marketing materials pose a threat

As a real estate professional, you must answer this question: How much of you is out there for all to see? Blogs? Association websites? Glamour photos of yourself in magazines and online? Billboards, even? Some agents’ business cards have everything on them but the kitchen sink …

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Doorsteps Rent quietly launches in Austin with hyperlocal content

The Doorsteps brand has had various product offerings over the course of its life before and after its acquisition by Move Inc. — but each has had the same intention: creating a more human experience for the user. The newest branch of Doorsteps is the rental platform, which was quietly launched July 17 as a pilot program for Austin …

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