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Homesnap Now Available To Over One Million Agents

MAY 7, 2019 | by Property Portal Watch

Leading proptech solutions provider, Homesnap, has recently announced that it has opened up its offerings to over a million agents across the country, including its platform and mobile productivity app, Homesnap Pro. This record showcases that the platform is invaluable to the real estate industry as a leading protech solution for agents, brokers, and consumers.

Brokers Focusing On Data Are Winning

MAY 5, 2019 | by RISMedia

There was a significant moment at the Realogy RGX conference this past March. RGX refers to Realogy Global Exchange and was the combined convention for Coldwell Banker, Better Homes and Gardens, Century 21 Real Estate and ERA. In his keynote to kick off the combined session for all of the brands, Ryan Schneider talked about data as one of the three key assets that will drive Realogy success in 2019 and beyond.

BPP With Homesnap: 16 Million Reasons Why The Million REALTOR Movement Is Growing

MAY 1, 2019 | RISMedia

Last summer in Chicagoland, Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) broke new ground by piloting a first-of-its-kind consumer engagement campaign to promote Homesnap, the consumer face of the Broker Public Portal (BPP). As one of the earliest Broker Public Portal MLS adopters, we launched an aggressive, two-pronged campaign effort to promote Homesnap.

Homesnap Board Member Paul Wells On How To Open The Door To The House You Want

APRIL 25, 2019 | by WGN Radio

Homesnap Board Member Paul Wells talks about how the real estate app works to show its user all crucial details about a house they want to buy, or just want to nose in on.

Why Is Homesnap One of Real Estate’s Hottest Apps?

APRIL 16, 2019 | by RISMedia

Most real estate agents aren’t tech-savvy, but almost every agent has a smartphone—and they can “hire” the help they need. An amazing tool is found on a mobile app called Homesnap, which helps agents better connect with clients.

BPP With Homesnap Has a ‘Secret Sauce’ for Earning Customers for Life

MARCH 27, 2019 | RISMedia

The Broker Public Portal has a “secret sauce” that helps agents earn customers for life. The feature is built into Homesnap Pro, a powerful mobile app for agents, and it can help agents stay connected to their customers continuously and effortlessly until they’re ready to transact again.

CoreLogic and Homesnap Team Up To Make Agents More Mobile

MARCH 22, 2019 | by Inman News

Property data company CoreLogic and search platform Homesnap have teamed up to let agents update listings, sync contacts and perform other tasks all from their phones.

Real Estate Agents in Oklahoma City to Use Homesnap For MLS Searches

FEBRUARY 20, 2019 | by Property Portal Watch

Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors is turning to Homesnap, integrating their search engine for its own platform. MLSOK.com is a new multiple listing service for the realtors in the Oklahoma City area.

How Did the Broker Public Portal Start?

FEBRUARY 6, 2019 | RISMedia

Broker Public Portal with Homesnap may well become one of the most successful industry-led initiatives in the history of our business. While we’re approaching more than 1 million real estate agents with access to this concept, real success won’t come until every MLS understands why they need to support this movement and take action.

Broker Public Portal’s Cheap And Efficient Worth In The Industry

JANUARY 7, 2019 | by Property Portal Watch

Northwest Multiple Listing Service’s leaders were supportive of a consumer-facing portal like Broker Public Portal (BPP) when it first launched. The idea that brokers should have more of an impact on the industry was a welcomed proposition.

Cost of a Better Future? It’s Only a Dollar With the Broker Public Portal

JANUARY 2, 2019 | by RISMedia

When the Broker Public Portal (BPP) was coming into fruition, the leadership of Northwest Multiple Listing Service was supportive of a consumer-facing portal controlled and operated by the industry with much more input from brokers. At the time, our two biggest brands in the Northwest MLS (NWMLS) were Windermere and John L. Scott. Both were founding members of the BPP, and so was NWMLS.

Playing Fair and Fair Display: Your Listing, Your Lead

DECEMBER 18, 2018 | RISMedia

Several years ago, many of us in the industry raised concerns about the business practices and formats of many websites, some owned by media companies and others by MLSs/associations and brokerages. Certain practices were seen as confusing; others were creating inefficiency in the dissemination of real estate information, and were disruptive to the consumer’s real estate experience.

House-Hunting Without The Legwork

NOVEMBER 27, 2018 | by SF GATE

House hunters have reached a point where they don’t necessarily need to set foot inside a home to make an offer on it. Smartphone technology allows them to take virtual tours of properties, giving them a pretty good idea about the flow of the rooms and the dimensions.

Technology Is Taking Most Of The Legwork Out Of Looking For A New Home

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 | by The Washington Post

House hunters have reached a point where they don’t necessarily need to set foot inside a home to make an offer on it. Smartphone technology allows them to take virtual tours of properties, giving them a pretty good idea about the flow of the rooms and the dimensions.

Competition Motivates Greatness: A Broker Public Portal Story

NOVEMBER 11, 2018 | RISMedia

The wall that separated the public from listing data fell with the rise of consumer demand for more information. A few bricks still stand, but a new mythal is being built. For the unfamiliar, a mythal is a plot element from fantasy novels that prevents certain control from being employed, affects everyone in its bounds and may allow everyone to use its power.

MRED Completes Homesnap Integration

OCTOBER 28, 2018 | by RISMedia

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) has completed the integration of Homesnap, the Broker Public Portal’s (BPP) consumer-facing platform. With the integration, MRED customers are now able to send search results to clients through Homesnap, and consumers who receive listing alert emails via Homesnap can mark their interest levels on specifici listings with the Homesnap app, which will then be sent to their agent.

Taking It to the Streets: MRED’s New Consumer Campaign for Broker Public Portal

OCTOBER 2, 2018 | by RISMedia

The real estate industry’s thundering response to the Broker Public Portal (BPP) with Homesnap initiative has been impressive. Backed by brokerages of all sizes across the country, our reach now extends to over 900,000 agents through their MLSs.

The MLS Roundtable Answers Important MLS Questions

SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 | RISMedia

The MLS Roundtable (MLSRT), a group of industry leaders in the MLS space, has answered questions in a new publication, “Important MLS Issues Answered,” released this week. The MLS 2020 Agenda, which identifies issues with the MLS, was established in 2017.

Daniel J. Riley Named Chair of National Broker Portal

SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 | by RISMedia

The Board of Managers of the National Broker Portal, a joint venture between Broker Public Portal (BPP) and Homesnap, has announced Daniel J. Riley, Esq., as chairman of the board.

The Value of the MLS? Providing the Best Listing Data

SEPTEMBER 9, 2018 | by RISMedia

Data accuracy matters. Remember how the real estate market imploded, yet many economists remained bullish because they ignored the vast ballooning of days on market? They were looking at bad data.

You Got Your MTV, Now Say ‘I Want My BPP’

AUGUST 5, 2018 | RISMedia

Home search in the real estate industry today is dominated by ad-funded portals. Meanwhile, Broker Public Portal (BPP) with Homesnap is fighting to build a larger nationwide footprint.

Broker Public Portal Appoints Five New Board Officers, Including Chair

JULY 26, 2018 | by Inman News

The Broker Public Portal, a public-facing multiple listing service website, has named five new board officers for 2019, including NorthstarMLS CEO John Mosey as chairman, the startup announced on Wednesday.

Broker Public Portal Names New Board Officers

JULY 25, 2018 | by REAL Trends

The Broker Public Portal, which is owned and operated by real estate brokerages and MLSs and in a technology partnership with Homesnap, is delivering consumer connection benefits to more than 875,000 real estate professionals in America today through more than 140 MLS agreements.

Broker Public Portal Announces Board Officers for Next Year

JULY 24, 2018 | by RISMedia

The Board of Managers of the Broker Public Portal (BPP) has announced its new officers for the next year. Each officer services a one-year term through the board meeting in June 2019.

Homesnap Delivers One Million Free Leads for Agents

JULY 14, 2018 | by Realty Biz News

Homesnap, the industry-endorsed national home search platform, today announced that it has sent over one million free leads to listing and buyers agents. These leads are shared by Homesnap to help real estate agents build their brand and connect with potential clients.

Homesnap Claims To Deliver 1M Free Leads For Real Estate Agents

JULY 11, 2018 | by Property Portal Watch

Homesnap, the industry-endorsed national home search platform, recently announced that it has delivered over one million free leads to listing and buyers agents. These leads are shared by Homesnap to help real estate agents build their brand and connect with potential clients.

Homesnap Surpasses One-Million Mark in Free Leads for Agents

JULY 9, 2018 | by RISMedia

Homesnap, the national home-search platform powering the Broker Public Portal, has announced it has now sent more than one million free leads to listing and buyers agents. Launched by brokers and multiple listing services (MLSs) to provide an industry-friendly alternative for home searchers, Homesnap was designed to help real estate agents build their brand and connect with potential clients.

Industry Challengers: Here Come the Incumbents

MAY 25, 2018 | by RISMedia

Real estate is an industry that I love. My family, our agents, and the customers we serve motivate me every day. Like many of my peers, I have watched many disruptors come and go. They come into our industry with bags full of investment capital, only to learn that real estate is a tough business that operates on very slim margins.

US’ Homesnap Agent John Mosey Develops The Portal In Key Role

MAY 14, 2018 | by Property Portal Watch

John Mosey, an agent based out of St. Paul, has assisted in the development of a new property listing service to rival the leaders of the industry. Homesnap went live last year with real-time property listings, a direct link to a listing agent and not a stitch of advertising.

St. Paul Real Estate Veteran Plays Key Role In Development Of Homesnap

MAY 6, 2018 | by Minneapolis Star Tribune

Homesnap.com went live last year with real-time property listings, a direct link to a listing agent and not a stitch of advertising. The site is the real estate industry’s answer to the countless third-party property listing sites that have become influential in the sale of homes.

Broker Public Portal Welcomes New Board Members, Including Redfin

APRIL 29, 2018 | by Inman News

Broker Public Portal — the collectively owned and operated public-facing multiple listing service (MLS) — is welcoming new four new appointments to its board of members on Monday, replacing four outgoing members. And the big news this year is that an executive at Redfin is among them.

Transparency Will Radically Alter The Real Estate Industry’s Leadership

FEBRUARY 19, 2018 | by Inman News

Through new media and ever-growing access to data, transparency in the real estate industry is driving the massive changes we’re seeing in business models and industry power players. Billions of dollars are being invested in the brokerage world, as investors and technologists find ways to engage an informed consumer pool and snatch profits from traditional businesses.

Broker Public Portal’s Homesnap Receives USD$14 Million In Funding

FEBRUARY 19, 2018 | by Property Portal Watch

Homesnap, a consumer-facing of Broker Public Portal (BPP), has raised $14 million in funding, announced the property portal. Led by Updata Partners with participation from Moderne Ventures and other individual investors, the Series B round raised Homesnap’s capital to $32.8 million. It also includes investor Revolution Ventures, the venture capital fund founded by AOL co-founder Steve Case, Tige Savage, and David Golden.