Monthly Archives: August 2010

Idea Starter: What if homebuyers & sellers managed their own data?

When the headline “Freeing ‘captured’ homebuyers” arrived in my email two weeks ago, I thought the real estate industry had just discovered VRM: Vendor Relationship Management (see series of videos above for an overview).  But scanning the article quickly, it

Posted in "We" companies, Change Agents, Consumer protection, Homebuyer Clubs, Idea Bar, Listing buyers, Mobile real estate, Savings & Rebates, Tech Trends, Trend analysis, Unconference, VRM

Market snapshot: Do condos in East Cambridge reveal market weakness?

A quick analysis of condominiums currently under agreement in East Cambridge could reveal a remarkable weakness in the housing market.  The Real Estate Cafe prepared the market snapshot below to substantiate a comment we made earlier in the week in

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Posted in Defensive Homebuying, Fee-for-service, In the News, Market trends, Pending sales, Price reductions, Price trends, Real Estate Bubble, Savings & Rebates, Timing the market

Another proposal to inflate housing prices & reward counterfeit buyer agents?

Real Estate Cafe comment on proposal to stop the downward slide in home prices by “insuring” homebuyers losses up to $100,000 with tax dollars: Listing agents used blind bidding wars to manipulate competing home buyers into overpaying before the end of

Posted in Bidding wars, Bubble Hour, Defensive Homebuying, Dual Agency Detective, In the News, Market trends, Real Estate Bubble, Timing the market
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