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 subjects 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 Actual Phrase,” 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 subjects from left, center and proper.
Matter No. 1: Zillow Group acquires VRX Media
Zillow has acquired VRX Media which is able to reside underneath the ShowingTime+ platform. VRX Media has aerial drone images, 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 embody:
- Hartford-West Hartford, Connecticut
- El Paso, Texas
- Louisville, Kentucky
- Worcester, Massachusetts
- Buffalo-Cheektowaga, New York
- Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia
- Grand Rapids, Michigan
- Columbia, South Carolina
- Chattanooga, Tennessee
- Toledo, Ohio
Left, center proper
10-year Treasury yield falls after lighter than anticipated inflation studying
In keeping with 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 hold working with this excellent news.
Brokers name out San Antonio’s destructive traits on YouTube
The media is attacking a San Antonio agent for saying destructive (and trustworthy) issues in regards to the metropolis on his YouTube channel so as to hold it actual for individuals who are transferring there. Lazine and White stated that folks want actual data and customarily you’ll be able to construct belief by being genuine and giving options.
Twitter Blue relaunches, now prices $11 monthly if you happen to subscribe from an iPhone
When you’re excited about getting this service, it’s good to have your account up for greater than 60 days and also you want a verifiable telephone quantity connected. Lazine loves what’s occurring on Twitter currently as a result of there’s a lot dialog round it. When you’re an agent who makes use of Twitter, think about paying the $11 and going via the evaluate course of, however bear in mind that it’s not instantaneous.
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