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Realestate.com.au 2016 Rates On Hold

It is around this time of year that the team at Realestate.com.au deliver their new rates for the upcoming period and…

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Whats Gone Wrong at Squiiz.com.au? ***UPDATED***

The team at Squiiz did an amazing job selling themselves and their concept to the industry to become partners in their…

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Is your future as dark as theirs?

Will real estate agents in Australia go the way of those in China — where the number one portal is competing…

Domain, Domain.com.au, REA, REA Group, Realestate.com.au, soufun

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How to build a portal – Lessons from a success

One of the perennial themes on Business2 is the need for a strong competitor to realestate.com.au and domain.com.au. I’ve previously told…

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What Will Be The Effect of Realestate.com.au 2014 Market Based Pricing?

We recently discussed the new Market Based Pricing that new or renewing contracts with realestate.com.au changes to from July 1st, 2014 but…

Portals, price rises, REA, Realestate.com.au

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Realestate.com.au Prices Change Again – Market Based Pricing

The renewal for the realestate.com.au subscription at our agency at Upper Coomera is up again and since we fall due in…

flexi, market based pricing, price rises, pricing structure, REA, Realestate.com.au

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Homely.com.au Launches – A better way to find your new home

Yesterday a new real estate portal Homely.com.au launched in Australia. I know what you’re thinking that “oh god another real estate…

Homely.com.au, Jason Spencer

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Fairfax Media acquires Property Data Solutions

Wednesday, 11 December 2013: Fairfax Media has today announced the acquisition of property data and mapping provider, Property Data Solutions (PDS),…

PDS, Property Data Solutions

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Realbusinesses.com.au to shut down

REA Group released a press release yesterday indicating they are closing their business listing portal Realbusinesses. As a subscriber to our…

Realbusinesses.com.au

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Selling Your House – 10 Ideas to Increase the Value of Your Property Before You Sell

It is only natural that you want to achieve the highest sale price possible for your property. There are a few…

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REIQ.com Implodes

In a completely stunning move the REIQ has delivered its own death blow to its fledgling property listing website at reiq.com…

portal, Real Estate Institutes, REIQ, reiq.com, REIWA

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‘Insights to success’ champions the best of Australian real estate

Thursday, 1 August 2013: Today domain.com.au launched ‘insights to success’, its new knowledge-sharing online mentoring program exclusively for industry professionals. ‘Insights…

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MyPackage.com.au Launches new “Be Inspired” section!

New Homes and Land Property portal www.MyPackage.com.au recently launched a new section called “Be Inspired”. With around 10,000 new property listings,…

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How Do The 2013 Realestate.com.au Price Rises and Subscription Changes Effect Your Real Estate Agency?

Realestate.com.au Price Rises 2013

Realestate.com.au have changed the playing field with a radical shakeup of how they charge agents and for the most part agents…

prices rises, Realestate.com.au, subscription portals

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Another corporate digs its claws into our industry

 This latest move by Stayz has that same destructive grab and run feel about it. Sort of reminiscent of  RealEstate.com.au all over again….

Fairfax, Realestate.com.au, Stayz, YesBookit

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New Domain Chinese launches

Domain has launched Domain Chinese today, the first property magazine for the Sydney Chinese community that not only features listings, but…

Chinatown.com.au, Domain Chinese, Matt Siddons

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Reiwa.com: A Shining Star for Our Real Estate Industry + E-Ave Wrap Up

. Yesterday on The Electric Avenue Show – I shared an insight into how Reiwa.com has become A Shining Star for Our…

Charlie Gunningham, Doorknocking, Facebook, Layar, Property Videos, Realestate.com.au, REIWA, reiwa.com, Twitter

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New way to search for House and Land Packages

Australia’s leading residential builders and developers have jumped on board a new web-based house and land matching service houseandland.com.au Launched to…

Australand, AVJennings, House and Land portal, http://www.houseandland.com.au/

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I am shocked — shocked— to find that kickbacks are going on in here.

realestate.com.au has been accused of offering old-fashioned kickbacks to agents who sign long-term advertising contracts. The big question is whether the…

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SEO Tips For Real Estate Agents

Having worked as an SEO consultant for many years, i first got into the game doing SEO work for many of…

australian real estate seo, Internet Marketing, seo

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Housenet.com.au Launches: The Social Network for Real Estate & Property + E-Ave Wrap Up

. There’s a brand new player in the Australian Online Property Market and finally it’s not just another FREE Property Portal,…

Banner Advertising, BrokerNews.com.au, Greg Ellis, Housenet.com.au, PropertyObserver.com.au, residex, Social Media for Real Estate, Sold Magazine

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SEO Techniques That You Should Never Use

Everyone SEO recently feels as if they have there heads on a Google Guillotine after updates to search engine rankings this…

Internet Marketing, online marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, seo

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Mobile Browsers Are Changing Property Hunting

The next time one of your customers wants to browse listings on realestate.com.au, they may well reach for their touchscreen tablet or…

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Realestate.com.au Launch NEW Property Seller Tool as REA Group Reports $86.8 Million FY Profit + E-Ave Wrap Up

There’s been a NEW Property Seller Tool launched by RealEstate.com.au as the REA Group reports yet another bumper year of profits….

Electric Avenue, Future of Real Estate Marketing, Greg Vincent, Mobile Real Estate Agent Tools, Property Sellers Guide, Raving Fans, REA Group, Realestate.com.au, Social Home Tour

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