What Should Property Portals Fear?

Agents, franchise groups, MLS' and brokers can potentially use the degradation of listings on a portal site to their advantage - but this approach must be taking carefully.

Insight into the Departure of Errol Samuelson from

Rob Hahn, the blogger who runs "The Notorious Rob" blog, has managed to get a great scoop - an interview with Steve Berkowitz, the CEO of Move and former boss of Errol Samuelson.

India’s Magicbricks Launches New TV Commercial

India's Magicbricks has just launched a new integrated campaign across TV, Digital, Radio and several others mediums.

Digital Jungle to Market REA Group’s to Chinese Market

Digital Jungle will be responsible for marketing REA Group’s new Chinese language property portal ( within Mainland China and to Chinese speaking communities in Australia and across Asia.

Vacation rental site, VacationRoost, Acquires LeisureLink

VacationRoost has announced a substantial expansion of their Vacation Home Reservation Network with the acquisition of LeisureLink Inc.

iProperty Shares Jump 13% as IPP Added to ASX 300

The ASX announced that the iProperty Group would be added to the ASX 300 - shares jump 13%.

REA Group Enters ASX 100

On Friday the Australian Stock Exchange announced that the REA Group would be included in the ASX 100 - the top 100 companies listed on the Australian stock exchange.

India’s CommonFloor Launches “Happy Community Living” Book has launched their book "Happy Community Living." The book is targeted at residents, owners and residence welfare associations and serves as a guide in managing every aspect of living in a gated community.


Property Portal Lists Alternatives to Private Treaties

According to REIWA, the advantages of selling properties through auctions include shorter marketing periods and the ease in finding buyers.


Move, Inc. Promotes Curt Beardsley to Executive Vice President of Industry Development

Curt Beardsley will continue to lead the company's relationship with the National Association of REALTORS® and the more than 800 MLS organizations it serves.