Friday Facts March 23, 2012


March 23, 2012


From Inman News:


  • Corelogic reports monthly home price declines for six consecutive months with January 1% below December and 3.1% below January 2011.  Their Chief Economist Mark Fleming said prices aren’t falling as hard as they did and are not far from the bottom.


  • Last month, Pittsburgh-based Howard Hanna Real Estate Services announced separate agreements in which it will pay and Zillow more than $1 million to promote its listings on the sites — unaccompanied by ads or lead forms for competing brokerages. Howard Hanna — the nation’s fourth-largest broker — will provide listings directly to


  • Zip Realty continues to downsize.  Fourth quarter 2011 revenue is down 31% from the previous year and they ended 2011 with 1701 agents, half as many as at year end 2010.  They have closed offices in 12 markets and eliminated buyer rebates.


  • The new iPad screen will impact real estate. “Hi definition streaming is going to be a reality for most consumers in the field in very short order.  Walking up to an open house or for sale sign and instantly watching a video introduction, or video chatting with your agent on the iPad’s retina screen is going to be transformative.”


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