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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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Domain.com.au secures partnership with Telstra Media

Today, Domain.com.au announced they have entered into a joint online partnership with Telstra Media that will offer greater exposure to Domain…

Domain.com.au, Fairfax Real Estate, Matt Siddons, Telstra Media

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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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How The Real Estate Industry Caters For Mobile Phone Users

Earlier in the year realEstate1 launched mobile versions of their residential (www.realestate1.com.au) and commercial (www.realestate1commercial.com.au) web sites. I missed publishing the…

Kay Burton mobile, mobile optimisation, mobile real estate, mobile webstes, QR Code, Ray White mobile

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Evolving Agencies – A Quick Look at the Different Models

Recently a BRW Cover had the title “Secrets of the Real Estate Industry” in big bold type with a sub heading…

Aussie Home Loans, Harcourts, Hocking Stuart, L.J. Hooker, Ray White, Richard Branson, richardson and wrench, Sweeney's, Virgin, Williams RE

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Business2Sell expands offering and launches internationally

Business2Sell is now offering services for Business Brokers, Mergers and Acquisitions, Franchises, Business Evaluators and Business Loan Providers and has recently…

Business Brokers, Business Loan Providers, Business2Sell, Manish Khanna

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Dan White Appointed to realestateVIEW.com.au Board of Directors

Industry-owned property portal realestateVIEW.com.au is pleased to announce the appointment of Ray White Group Director Dan White to its Board. Neil…

Dan White, Ray White Group, realestateview.com.au, realestateVIEW.com.au Board of Directors

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Are You Violating Your Vendors’ Privacy?

Surfing the real estate listings this morning before breakfast, I was shocked to find that some premium agents violate their clients’…

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Domain’s mobile apps build traction

Last week Domain announced their mobile apps have surpassed 1 million downloads and that 36 per cent of all Domain.com.au enquiries…

Domain, Domain.com.au, mobile apps

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Homesales.com.au launches Investment Property Search

Homesales.com.au has launched ‘Investment Property Search’, a new free service specifically aimed at property investors. Investment Property Search (IPS) allows users…

homesales.com.au, Investment Property Search

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In a first, a major portal puts listings in Chinese

It seems that Chinese buyers have the buying power in today’s market. That includes Chinese-speaking Australians who hail from China and…

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Is it Immoral for Real Estate Agents to Suggest Print VPA?

When will it become morally wrong for an agent to promote print to a vendor? A state manager for the REA…

Portals, Print, REA Group

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AFR and SMH to jointly promote the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Auction Centre

Two of the country’s most respected newspapers, The Australian Financial Review and The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) have come together to…

afr, Auction Centre, Commercial Real Estate, CRE Auction Centre, SMH

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Are You Investing Enough? (updated)

realestate.com.au still dominates the competition

As a businessperson, you want to know what your competitors are doing. You especially want to know how much they are…

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homesales.com.au passes 100,000 property listings and launches rentals

homesales.com.au one of Australia’s fastest growing real estate sites, has topped the 100,000 listings mark. Capping a year where the carsales.com…

Ajay Bhatia, carsales.com, homesales.com.au, Rhett Dallwitz

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Waterside Property Sales connects with Holidaymakers

Niche property portal Watersidepropertysales.com.au yesterday announced it had expanded into holiday accommodation. Managing Director, Vic Del Vecchio: Keeping true to our…

Ray White Marine, Waterside Holidays, waterside property sales, Watersidepropertysales, Watersidepropertysales.com.au, www.watersideholidays.com.au

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Business2Sell New Number #1 for “Businesses for Sale” in Google.

In a recent shuffle in Google ranking “Business2sell.com.au” have now reached the top rank for the keyword “Businesses for sale”, Business2sell…

business for sale, Business2Sell, Business2sell.com.au, Domain Business, Real Businesses, SEEK Commercial

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Realestate Commercial.com.au succeeds in fundraising

This week RealestateCommercial.com.au a small player in the Australian commercial real estate space announced that it had secured funding from Chinese based…

Real Estate Commercial in Brisbane, RealestateCommercial.com.au, Russell Robertson, www.zhongguorec.com

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Real Estate Group Blocks Syndication to National Property Portals

Could you cancel your realestate.com.au and domain.com.au subscriptions in 2012? You would be forgiven for thinking real estate is all online…

Domain.com.au, portal, Realestate.com.au, subscription

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Rent.com.au grows 300%

Rent.com.au is consolidating its position as Australia’s #1 rental property website, indicating in a December press release they have achieved 300%…

CEO Rent.com.au, Mark Woschnak, Rent.com.au

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