Zillow’s new take on listing photos: The Real Word

Zillow's new take on listing photos: The Real Word

This week, hosts Byron Lazine and Nicole White are speaking about Zillow’s acquisition of VRX Media, the most popular housing markets for 2023 and matters from left, center and proper.

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Byron Lazine and Nicole White are two brokers in Connecticut who give us their ideas on the week’s information each Friday in “The Real Word,” a weekly video column on Inman.

This week, Lazine and White are speaking about Zillow’s acquisition of VRX Media, the most popular housing markets for 2023 and matters from left, center and proper.

Matter No. 1: Zillow Group acquires VRX Media

Zillow has acquired VRX Media which can dwell underneath the ShowingTime+ platform. VRX Media has aerial drone pictures, 3D excursions, digital staging and different merchandise to create enhanced visible components for advertising listings. Lazine believes that from issues Zillow execs have stated, interactive floorplans and digital excursions are a giant impetus behind this buy. Launch is scheduled for 2023.

Matter No. 2: Hottest housing markets for 2023

Realtor.com has come out with its 2023 predictions for the most popular metropolitan housing markets. Ranked so as, they embrace:

  1. Hartford-West Hartford, Connecticut
  2. El Paso, Texas
  3. Louisville, Kentucky
  4. Worcester, Massachusetts
  5. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, New York
  6. Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia
  7. Grand Rapids, Michigan
  8. Columbia, South Carolina
  9. Chattanooga, Tennessee
  10. Toledo, Ohio

Left, center proper

10-year Treasury yield falls after lighter than expected inflation reading

Based on Lazine, if we see the identical response to this that we noticed final month, we might see consumers popping out of the woodwork in the long run of December. Too many brokers are saying “subsequent yr” and forgetting that there’s nonetheless a while left on this yr. If charges are within the fives, it’s time to succeed in out to consumers and maintain working with this excellent news.

Agents call out San Antonio’s negative traits on YouTube

The media is attacking a San Antonio agent for saying damaging (and trustworthy) issues in regards to the metropolis on his YouTube channel to be able to maintain it actual for individuals who are transferring there. Lazine and White stated that individuals want actual info and customarily you’ll be able to construct belief by being genuine and giving options.

Twitter Blue relaunches, now costs $11 per month if you subscribe from an iPhone

For those who’re enthusiastic about getting this service, it’s worthwhile to have your account up for greater than 60 days and also you want a verifiable cellphone quantity hooked up. Lazine loves what’s occurring on Twitter these days as a result of there’s a lot dialog round it. For those who’re an agent who makes use of Twitter, take into account paying the $11 and going by the overview course of, however remember that it’s not instantaneous.

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