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Redfin Launches Redfin Direct in Texas, Chris Kelly and Mike Delprete Weigh In

By Candy Evans / October 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Redfin, the Seattle-based brokerage that launched as a disruptor, has brought it’s Redfin Direct service to Texas. Announced publicly last week, Redfin Direct soft-launched two weeks ago and already has active participants. Redfin Direct gives real estate buyers in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio the ability to make direct, online offers on Redfin-listed homes without […]

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On the Rocks: RE/MAX Splits From Short-Lived Partnership With Redfin

By Candy Evans / May 15, 2019 / 1 Comment

It was a quick divorce from a two-month romance. And to be honest, sort of a head-scratcher. In mid-March, RE/MAX, the 40-year-old, Denver-based national real estate franchise broker announced a unique partnership with Redfin, the tech-focused brokerage that has morphed over the years, from trying to wipe out the Real Estate agent to employing them […]

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Great Western Featured Realtor: Tommy Wooten Knows When Its Crunch Time!

By Joanna England / January 13, 2015 / 0 Comments

What don’t we love about Tommy Wooten? Nothing. Seriously, this guy has great stories from the frontline of new construction, and that’s a big deal considering how fast builders are working to put up new inventory. Wooten is creative, driven, and passionate about selling homes, but the first thing you’ll notice about this hardworking Realtor […]

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Don't Ditch Open Houses Just Yet, Says Zillow Blogger Brendon Desimone, as They Turn Looky-Loos Into Serious Buyers

By Joanna England / March 14, 2014 / 0 Comments

With the advent of photo-heavy online listings visible from anywhere, video tours, and slideshows, many Realtors have already ordered a tombstone for the Open House. But should we start eulogizing a long-held practice that can give sellers much-needed feedback and turn looky-loos into serious buyers? That’s the argument Brendon Desimone poses in his blog post, […]

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Don’t Ditch Open Houses Just Yet, Says Zillow Blogger Brendon Desimone, as They Turn Looky-Loos Into Serious Buyers

By Joanna England / March 14, 2014 / 0 Comments

With the advent of photo-heavy online listings visible from anywhere, video tours, and slideshows, many Realtors have already ordered a tombstone for the Open House. But should we start eulogizing a long-held practice that can give sellers much-needed feedback and turn looky-loos into serious buyers? That’s the argument Brendon Desimone poses in his blog post, […]

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Debunking The Top 10 Myths About Realtors, And Why Being an Agent Isn't All Roses All The Time

By Kathryn Roan / February 19, 2014 / 65 Comments

We’ve all heard these questions or statements at one time or another, so I decided to answer them in an easy-to-digest list you can forward to all your associates and misinformed friends. Whether buying, selling, leasing, or looking, many clients or prospective clients have offered at least one of these statements to us, and we’ve […]

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