When it comes to holding an open house, many REALTORS® prepare by ensuring the home is staged effectively. Many will bake chocolate chip cookies in the oven or even light a candle for that ‘homey’ scent. While all of this does help welcome prospective buyers into the home, there are other ways you can stand
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You’ve just received a call from anxious buyers. They’ve been looking at homes online for weeks and are now ready to work with a REALTOR® to get the buying process started. They have a good idea of what they can afford, and of course have a long list of criteria for the perfect home. After spending some time…
RPR recently unveiled the February 2015 release, which included many enhancements for each facet of RPR. Let’s take a closer look at some of the changes you’ll see in our latest version, released on February 23.
Even the most experienced REALTORS® know that pricing a home can be a challenge. Whether dealing with market fluctuations, low inventory, relocating clients, or even competition for the listing, the intricacies of the process are always unique and can even be overwhelming. REALTORS® need a reliable starting point. Enter RPR’s Realtor Valuation Model®, or RVM®. The RPR’s RVM® is not just another typical automated value. Using proprietary algorithms, an RVM® can only be calculated if strict criteria is met, including at least 2 comparable properties from MLS listing, sales and off market data. For these 3 REALTORS®, RPR’s RVM® has become not only that starting point, but a secret weapon in their business.
RPR’s Product Team has started 2015 with a bang! From the ability to customize the photo on your report cover page, to additional search filters, and high school attendance zones, the latest version of RPR, RPR Commercial and RPR Mobile will not disappoint. Let’s take a closer look at what’s new and exciting.
With the new year comes a fresh start. A new beginning full of new resolutions, ideas, and plans for all that needs to get accomplished. Many REALTORS® are asking themselves: How can I grow my business? How can I maximize my time? Am I taking advantage of all the tools I have available to me? […]
As brokers, you strive to provide your agents with tools that will not only increase their productivity but make them more knowledgeable along the way. As more consumers and REALTORS® are relying on the convenience of mobile devices, it’s become even more critical to provide your agents with effective tools that they can use from wherever they are working. Did you know there is an app available for your agents that will provide them access to the data and tools they need and it won’t cost you or your agents anything extra?
When buying real estate, a school district can be the single most important aspect in the search process. Parents may be willing to sacrifice a pool, remodeled kitchen, or an extra bedroom in order to buy a house that feeds to a desired school. With RPR mobile™, REALTORS® can search, research and contact schools right from their phone—while out with clients.
In 2009, with some of the best and brightest in the industry and a mandate from NAR to build an unparalleled nationwide data platform exclusively for REALTORS®, Realtors Property Resource® was created. Over the last five years, RPR’s goal has been to provide REALTORS® access to the data they need, whenever and wherever they need […]
In today’s world, most consumers are juggling multiple priorities, a busy schedule and want instant access to the information they’re looking for. When it comes to real estate, they expect the same results. Nearly 8 out of 10 homebuyers are accessing property information on either their smartphones or tablets. In fact, 88 percent of homebuyers […]
REALTORS® know that when you walk into a listing appointment, you must be prepared. Prepared with property knowledge. Prepared with concrete market data. Prepared to impress. You must be sure that your listing presentation educates your soon-to-be clients while connecting with them at the same time. And when you are finished with the presentation, you […]
With the arrival of summer, we often see an increase in activity in the real estate market. Traditionally, spring and summer are the ‘busy’ times for real estate. RPR can help you take advantage of the market upswing by increasing your business. Did you know that RPR is a great resource for prospecting? Let’s take […]
Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) delivers on-the-go access to an all-encompassing real estate platform, available exclusively to REALTORS®, and offered at no additional cost. Easily accessed through desktop, iOS and Android devices.