Monthly Archives: May 2011

Passion and Technique: A Response to Matthew Shadbolt

Posted By Rob Hahn May 28, 2011, Filed under: Marketing, Real Estate@ 12:02 PM

I started writing a response to this amazing comment by Matthew Shadbolt of Corcoran, and thought... it's too long to go into the comments. It deserves a post of its own. Basically, Matthew's challenge poses the question of passion on the one hand and technique on the other: So, just as we

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On Content Creation Strategies

Posted By Rob Hahn May 25, 2011, Filed under: Marketing@ 1:39 PM

This morning, I got into a bit of an interesting discussion on Twitter with Maura Neill, Daniel Rothamel, Matthew Shadbolt, Josh Ferris and others. It was about content creation strategies. At almost every agent-oriented real estate conference you might have attended in the past few years, and

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NAR Should Clarify RPPI Distribution Scheme

Posted By 7DS May 23, 2011, Filed under: 7DS@ 3:19 PM

In the aftermath of the vote on REALTOR Party Political Survival Initiative (RPPI), NAR has released a document showing where the funds will be going (PDF). I'm not entirely sure what some of the terms mean. For example, what does "Campaign Services" cover? What is the difference between "Issue

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On Franchise IDX, Industry Rules, and Complaints

Posted By 7DS May 20, 2011, Filed under: 7DS@ 11:45 AM

I think this mostly analytical, mostly opinion post nows goes beyond the ambit of my NAR Midyear coverage. So, many many thanks to Zillow for sponsoring the Midyear series (I may have more of them in the future) but this post is sponsor-free. Predictably, the news from Midyear about Franchise

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Midyear Report: Reflections on RPPI #2 – Impact & Next Steps

Posted By 7DS May 18, 2011, Filed under: 7DS@ 6:21 PM

This post, and this series of reports and opinions from NAR Mid-Year 2011, brought to you by: Now that the RPPI (formerly known as RPPSI) has been approved by the NAR Board of Directors... what is the actual impact? Passing the thing was just the first step. The absolutely critical work of

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Midyear Report: Reflections on REALTOR Party Political Initiative, Part 1 – Wartime NAR

Posted By 7DS May 15, 2011, Filed under: 7DS@ 5:36 PM

This post, and this series of reports and opinions from NAR Mid-Year 2011, brought to you by: Thanks again to Zillow for sponsoring the series. I walked around one full day at Midyear with a Zillow shirt, as promised in my Ebay sponsorship listing. Got more than a couple of comments as a result,

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Midyear Report: First Take on Board of Directors Votes

Posted By 7DS May 14, 2011, Filed under: 7DS@ 2:35 PM

This post, and this series of reports and opinions from NAR Mid-Year 2011, brought to you by: The historic meeting of NAR's Board of Directors is now over. I had the privilege of being able to listen in as a member of the "press" -- which the blogosphere and RE.net can actually be. I hope I'm

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Midyear Reports: On the Franchise IDX Decision

Posted By 7DS May 13, 2011, Filed under: 7DS@ 11:56 AM

This post, and this series of reports and opinions from NAR Mid-Year 2011, brought to you by: Yesterday, I reported on the decision of the MLS Policy Committee to suspend the Franchise IDX rule and refer it to a new working group for revision by the Annual Convention in November. In this

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Midyear Reports: Breaking News from MLS Policy Committee Meetings

Posted By 7DS May 12, 2011, Filed under: 7DS@ 11:59 AM

This post, and this series of reports and opinions from NAR Mid-Year 2011, brought to you by:   I can report on three major developments at the MLS Policy Committee meeting at NAR Midyear. Civix Patent Litigation Global Settlement First, NAR has reached a tentative agreement with Civix, the

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Mid-Year Series: Syndication Showdown at CMLS Corral, Presented by Zillow

Posted By 7DS May 10, 2011, Filed under: 7DS@ 10:47 PM

This post, and this series of reports and opinions from NAR Mid-Year 2011, brought to you by: First, as you noticed with the sponsorship banner above, Zillow won the Ebay auction for sponsoring this series. So thank you Zillow. Make them look good for sponsoring this series by clicking

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