REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Why NAR gave News Corp its blessing to acquire realtor.com operator Move

The National Association of Realtors is giving its blessing to plans by publishing giant News Corp to acquire realtor.com operator Move Inc. because of the potential “multiplier effect” for realtor.com if owned by the “world’s pre-eminent media, publishing and digital ...

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Posted Sep. 30, 2014

REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Rupert Murdoch’s Australian portal thrives in country with no MLS and few buyer’s agents

Visit realestate.com.au, and you won’t encounter what’s become a staple of U.S. listing portals: lead forms for buyer’s agents. Realestate.com.au — whose operator, REA Group Limited, is set to acquire a 20 percent stake in Move as part of News Corp’s planned ...

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Posted Sep. 30, 2014

What's Your Home Worth?

The Zestimate (pronounced ZEST-ti-met, rhymes with estimate) home valuation is Zillow's estimated market value, computed using a proprietary formula. It is not an appraisal. It is a starting point in determining a home's value. The Zestimate is pulled from data; your real estate agent or appraiser physically inspects the home and takes special features, location, and market conditions into account. Variations in price also occur because of negotiating factors, closing costs, and timing of closing....

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REAL ESTATE

By Inman News Feed

Edina Realty does about-face, sends listings to Zillow, Trulia, realtor.com

Edina Realty, the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota-based Berkshire Hathaway affiliate that made waves when it pulled its listings from Trulia and realtor.com two years ago, started sending its listings to Zillow, Trulia and realtor.com today at noon Central time. The brokerage, which ...

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Posted Sep. 30, 2014

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