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RentJuice Rent Index Launched in Boston

By | July 18, 2011 Current Dynamics of Boston Rental Market Revealed by First Quarterly Comparison Prospective Renters Will Have the Most Selection If They Plan to Move September 1st and Start Looking Now July 18, 2011 09:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time BOSTON–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Nearly four-fifths (79%) of rentals that are currently listed in Boston will not be available… Read More »


Google drops out of the real estate listings business

By | January 27, 2011

Click Boston real estate lisiting photo to enlarge. Google has just made a surprising announcement: Google Maps will drop its real estate listings search option on February 10, 2011. Real estate was one of the options available inside Google Maps since July 2009, when it added a similar search form like the ones available on many Boston… Read More »


Trulia makes a move in the real estate social media realm

By | January 15, 2011

For some time, agents have been able to share their listings from Trulia with their Facebook followers, but today, Trulia announces they will be using Facebook Connect for agents to sign into their Trulia account with their Facebook credentials. This will mean that starting January 14, real estate professionals can expand their professional reach more… Read More »


Great Real Estate plugin for WordPress

By | January 11, 2010 Overview A real estate content management plugin for WordPress. Initial version allows management of listings. Need an idea of what it can do? Here’s a live demo: My real estate site – demonstrating the Featured Homes widget configured in Basic mode, highest price first My listings index page – the default output, plus the Featured Homes… Read More »


Facebook Real Estate Ads – The Next Generation of PPC

By | January 11, 2010

PPC, Pay Per Click advertising, primarily with Google Adwords, has delivered a great many prospects to my websites in the past. And, though pegging the dollar amount is impossible, it’s been a nice commission revenue stream from working those leads. There’s another approach to paying for clicks, and I’ve been involved in a three week… Read More »


Zillow Adds Rentals. And more.

By | December 23, 2009

December 15, 2009 By: Jay Thompson Author’s Website: If I were Craig Newmark — the “Craig” in that little site known as CraigsList — I’d be looking over my shoulder with my eye on Seattle. There lies the corporate home of Zillow, where they just rolled out the latest addition to the second most… Read More »


Announcing the Local Market Explorer WP Plugin: A New Way to Create “City Pages” Inside of WordPress

By | October 1, 2009

By: Drew Meyers, Zillow Business Development Specialist | August 12, 2009 We’re happy to announce we have just finished the Local Market Explorer WordPress plugin that creates “city pages” inside the WordPress interface. While the most important feature of any agent or brokerage Web site is a robust search interface to find homes for sale,… Read More »