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Broker Drives Hard Bargain with Realtor.com, Zillow

July 31, 2014
Brokers love to complain about Zillow, Trulia, and, to a lesser extent, Realtor.com. But Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, one of the nation’s largest brokers, has shown it's possible to gain the upper hand when negotiating with listing aggregators. Howard Hanna’s latest deal with Realtor.com is noteworthy for the concessions made by Realtor.com. The brokerage…To read more — login/sign up

 

At Realtor Associations, Revenue Bounces Back, but CEO Pay Climbs More

July 2, 2014
The nation’s largest Realtor associations enjoyed a recovery in 2012, a year when revenue rose 8.7 percent to $392 million. CEOs of Realtor associations did even better. Their pay jumped 12 percent in 2012. Real Estate Broker’s Insider. looked at tax returns filed by 25 large Realtor associations and found that associations paid their top executives…To read more — login/sign up