Realtor.com Archive

Realtor.com®: We Need You

Realtor.com® has had its ups and downs this year as it works to reclaim its once-top spot as the go-to site for consumers. While its traffic has grown 18 percent over the past year, the site faces some stiff...
August 21, 2014

Realtor.com®’s First Economist: I’m Anything But Typical

While real estate portals like Zillow and Trulia have long had their own economists providing insights to consumers about the industry, a similar leading figure interfacing with the public has been missing from realtor.com®. Under the agreement between the...
July 28, 2014

Realtor.com® Strikes NHL Ad Deal With San Jose Sharks

Everyone’s got their game face on as the NFL and NHL seasons get underway, and while sports fans are rooting for the home team, real estate companies are making plays to the home buyers in the crowds. Next up...
October 7, 2013

No Speculation About REALTOR.com

An investment analyst has approached the National Association of REALTORS® and several NAR directors seeking insights on a special meeting of the NAR directors that will take place in July. At the meeting, the  directors will be discussing proposed changes...

Rebranded realtor.com Debuts

Seeking to make a better connection with consumers online, Web site realtor.com® (yes, with a lowercase “r”) unveiled new branding this week. The rebranding effort covers — for now, anyway — the corporate logo and the overall design and...

The Syndication Scrum

A panel of experts did battle over some key issues regarding real estate data syndication Thursday morning at Inman’s Real Estate event in San Francisco. The debate was focused more on how to approach syndication rather than whether to...
August 2, 2012

REALTOR.com Expands With the Web

The Internet is ever-changing. We saw a reminder of that this week, when Google Chrome took the title of world’s most popular Web browser from Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. REALTOR.com, the public listings site for REALTORS®, is regularly introducing improvements to...

REALTOR.com Releases New iOS Apps

By Todd Carpenter, Director of Digital Engagement, National Association of REALTORS® REALTOR.com’s iOS apps received a significant upgrade this week. Chief among the changes is the ability to identify foreclosed listings and price reductions. In addition, the app features a new “Nearby Recently Sold”...
February 24, 2012

Highlights From This Year’s Board of Directors Meeting

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, and Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The National Association of REALTORS® held its Board of Directors meeting this past Monday on the final day of the REALTORS® Conference & Expo. If you haven’t...
November 17, 2011

Will Social Search Change the Way Consumers Find Real Estate Agents?

By Todd Carpenter, Director of Digital Engagement, National Association of REALTORS® Imagine a future home buyer choosing to do business with you because you both “like” the same coffee shop on Facebook, went to the same school, or because...
September 9, 2011