Changing Trends<br />Books - Barnes & Noble vs. BordersWhoops – Amazon Kindle Movies – Blockbuster vs. Netflix vs. Redbox vs. TheatersWhoops – Time Warner & Comcast TV – Time Warner & Comcast Whoops – Apple TV/Google TV Phones – Blackberry vs. TREOWhoops – iPhone & Android<br />
Find the most active real estate agents<br />Online tool aids consumers in shopping for Realtor<br />April 27, 2010 By Matt CarterInman News<br />Another agent match site for consumers that's taking a data-driven approach, NeighborCity.com, is trying an even more ambitious tack, building an algorithm that takes into account factors like how well agents do in negotiating on behalf of their clients.<br />Cardella said Friday he couldn't wait to see HAR's Realtor Match, "but I think the problem with an MLS providing this technology is it's like the wolves guarding the sheep.“<br />An MLS, Cardella said, "Will always be stuck in the political quandary of the agent vs. the consumer, and the agent will always win because they are the ones paying the fees."<br />
1.5 Million Realtor.com & Zillow iPhone apps<br />10 phone calls vs. emails to agent from iPhone<br />Consumers may rate individual features of homes they view.<br />Today’s new agent does not want office space, sales meetings or listing tours.<br />In 2010, amount of office space per agent and cost increased while marketing and salaries decreased.<br />
<ul><li>Today’s revolution is “The Mobile Internet”
They show you homes for sale and open houses around you.
The IPad is the next big invention after the internet.
Apple does not use focus groups, but rather creates things people cannot imagine and cannot live without.</li></li></ul><li>670,000 Real Estate websites competing for consumer eyeballs.<br />In 2013, more people will access the internet via mobile than computers.<br />#1 thing agents should do is post lots of high quality pictures of their listings.<br />