CEO’s Take: October 2017 Online Search Portal Lead Report

2017-11-17T02:41:45+00:00

At CCIMLS, we receive monthly reports from the major online search portals that your listings are syndicated to - and as always at CCIMLS, your listings are only sent at your option. This data can help you inform your marketing plans for your individual listings, and also your marketing spend as a REALTOR® or a brokerage. [...]

CEO’s Take: October 2017 Online Search Portal Lead Report 2017-11-17T02:41:45+00:00

The CEO’s Take: Defining Our Values & Culture

2017-10-23T12:34:10+00:00

Creating a culture is vitally important to determining how organizations go about decision-making. It shapes the view the organization has internally, which thereby shapes the view that members and customers have of the organization. In the world of corporate culture, Zappo’s has an incredible one. They have clearly defined values, which leads to a clearly defined [...]

The CEO’s Take: Defining Our Values & Culture 2017-10-23T12:34:10+00:00

CEO’S TAKE: You & Your Broker Decide Where To Send Your Listing, Not the MLS

2017-08-17T19:39:31+00:00

There are only three people that control where your listings go - you, your seller and your broker. Contrary to what some believe, the MLS isn’t one of them! A false statement I frequently hear from some of our members is ‘Why does CCIMLS send our listings to Zillow [or fill in the blank of [...]

CEO’S TAKE: You & Your Broker Decide Where To Send Your Listing, Not the MLS 2017-08-17T19:39:31+00:00

CEO’s Take: What’s Amazon Up To?

2017-07-27T22:10:51+00:00

Amazon is Definitely Maybe Launching a Service to Connect Agents and Home Buyers and Sellers CCIAOR CEO Ryan Castle delivers his take on the latest trending real estate industry news monthly. Contact him at RCastle@cciaor.com. The real estate industry erupted once again this month when Amazon launched a page during Prime Day called [...]

CEO’s Take: What’s Amazon Up To? 2017-07-27T22:10:51+00:00

Your REALTOR® membership invests in our community

2017-06-15T17:20:24+00:00

As REALTORS®, you have a vested interest in the vibrancy of your community. This includes better land use planning techniques, expanding housing opportunities, job creation/development and creating great public spaces for all to enjoy. We are leveraging your REALTOR® membership fees - at the national level - by returning your dollars back to the local [...]

Your REALTOR® membership invests in our community 2017-06-15T17:20:24+00:00

CEO’s Take: Upstream’s pivot and what it means to you

2017-07-18T13:24:18+00:00

Last week at the NAR Mid Year conference, NAR agreed to fund Upstream with another $9 million, while the company also announced a pivot in their function. Upstream, a listing management tool, being built by the REALTORS Property Resource of RPR and owned by brokers, changed their immediate course of development by saying it would [...]

CEO’s Take: Upstream’s pivot and what it means to you 2017-07-18T13:24:18+00:00

CEO’s Take: What does ‘Instant offers’ mean?

2017-08-01T22:36:16+00:00

In a move that was sure to rile Zillow haters and be defended by Zillow lovers, the company announced a new advertising and seller lead generation product, ‘Instant Offers’. This follows the model that the brokerage ‘Open Door’ has been doing for a year or more now. Essentially, Instant Offers offers sellers a discounted price [...]

CEO’s Take: What does ‘Instant offers’ mean? 2017-08-01T22:36:16+00:00

Why CCIMLS’s mobile first strategy matters – A LOT

2017-05-05T20:26:37+00:00

We hear all the time from REALTORS® that your clients buying on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket look more at properties on a desktop than a mobile device - essentially devaluing the power of mobile-friendliness and responsiveness. Well, we have news for you - the data shows that is not true. The fact of the matter is that a [...]

Why CCIMLS’s mobile first strategy matters – A LOT 2017-05-05T20:26:37+00:00

Read what the CEO is reading this month

2017-05-05T20:26:38+00:00

Check out the latest industry reads this month to find out what our CEO is thinking about and you should be too... Local Expert: What is required to be one?   Technology doesn't make you better, just more efficient   A Broker's World  

Read what the CEO is reading this month 2017-05-05T20:26:38+00:00

What the CEO is reading….and you should too for February

2017-07-28T00:29:02+00:00

Here is a collection of news and links to issues trending in the real estate industry that our CCIAOR & CCIMLS CEO Ryan Castle found interesting and took away from the past month: Zillow is remaking the real estate agent in their own image Zillow to stop allowing agents to enter listings manually; only allow [...]

What the CEO is reading….and you should too for February 2017-07-28T00:29:02+00:00