WordPress Real Estate Listings Syndicator Plugin

WordPress Real Estate Listings Syndicator Plugin

Now brokers, agents, landlords, management companies will have the ability to syndicate real estate listings to aggregators such as Zillow, Trulia, HotPads, Trovit, and others from your WordPress website.

For a long time I have been on the search for a real estate plugin for WordPress that could feed aggregators such as Zillow, Trulia, RentHop, Postlets, and others so I could syndicate my listings without using a third-party service or manually adding every listings to each site.

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Choosing the Right Brokerage Firm

Choosing the Right Brokerage Firm

The life of a real estate agent can be extremely appealing. It’s freedom with unlimited earning potential, and in NYC, a few deals can go a long way.  Sometimes, it seems that money falls from the sky and into your lap. You meet exciting people, celebrities, and titans of industry. One day you tour a $30,000 West Village triplex rental, the other your showing a $5,000,000 million dollar Townhouse.

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Yelp & NYC Real Estate – Filtered Vs Unfiltered

Yelp & NYC Real Estate – Filtered Vs Unfiltered

If you’re a real estate agent in NYC (or any other business anywhere else apparently) you’ve heard the rumors about Yelp!: they’ll filter good reviews and let bad reviews go public about you or your company. Of course that’s unless you decide to advertise with them, and then they can make all those bad reviews go away. I’ve heard many agents/brokers complain about their reviews, both filtered and unfiltered. This is a look into what Yelp! does and doesn’t do and how businesses are affected by Yelp!’s rating practices.

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NYC Real Estate Rental Apps

NYC Real Estate Rental Apps

These days it takes more than just posting your listing on your company website and waiting for clients to call you (Duh). Gone are also the days when you could just wait till your MX feeds all the listing aggregators out there. Now you have to be mobile ready because waiting for feeds means you’re losing time and money. Thankfully there are some rental apps available now that can put you ahead of the pack. Some are free and some are not and though none of them are perfect they will boost lead generation.

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249 Central Park West Revisited

249 Central Park West Revisited

Not so long ago a client asked me if Leonardo DiCaprio was living on the corner of 85th and Central Park West, when I said it was pretty unlikely since there wasn’t a constant frenzy of pre-teens screaming or paparazzi snapping photos in front of the building. Still my client (or as he said, his girlfriend wanted to know) that Leo might be living in what is now known as the Central Park West castle. Undaunted by my opinion or facts he said that he couldn’t wait to see him walking around the neighborhood, undoubtedly grabbing a knish at Artie’s deli or scoring a slice at Pizza Pete’s. So my quest began to find out who purchased the 7900 SqFt behemoth.

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NYC Real Estate Brokerage Directory

NYC Real Estate Brokerage Directory

How many brokerages are in NYC? Plenty! Below is a list of active brokerages serving mainly Manhattan but also the outer boroughs recommended you read.

If you want a comprehensive list detailing agent count, # of offices, locations, agents per office, CMS, Listing focus, and other information. Join my newsletter and you’ll get a sneak peek to the complete directory and other data complied.

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