Real Estate Leads Part 3: Contingent Leads

Sharing the Commission

There is an active market for leads in real estate, though the economics are generally hidden from the public. I thought it would be a good idea to shine a light on this corner of the industry so that you can understand how it all works. Start with Part 1 if you are just joining us. Contingent leads, like Paid leads, also involve the agent paying another party. However, for Contingent leads the agent doesn’t

Real Estate Leads Part 2: Paid Leads

Paid Leads

There is an active market for leads in real estate, though the economics are generally hidden from the public. I thought it would be a good idea to shine a light on this corner of the industry so that you can understand how it all works. Start with Part 1 if you are just joining us. Paid leads are opportunities that an agent purchases from a 3rd party, usually an app/website. The general agreement is

Real Estate Leads Part 1: Types of Leads

Real Estate Leads

There is an active market for leads in real estate, though the economics are generally hidden from the public. I thought it would be a good idea to shine a light on this corner of the industry so that you can understand how it all works. Real Estate agents build their business based on three main types of leads; Direct, Paid, and Contingent. The differences between these lead types matter because the economics vary for

Introducting MeetingInfo.org

I’m excited to share a project that has been in the works for a while. It’s ready to take the next step, and needs your help. MeetingInfo.org is a web service that organizes information about public meetings. It’s designed to help meeting organizers connect with their constituents by publishing their meeting information online. As a quick example, the site is perfect for municipalities, with their dozens of Councils, Boards, and Committees. The City of Hartford

A Rising Tide: Greater Hartford’s Advantage as Sea Level Increases

The old saying that a rising tide lifts all boats takes on new meaning now that we know that sea level is actually rising in addition to the tide. Regional differences in the impact of sea level change will prevent everyone from sharing the same outcome as the water advances. Many areas will struggle with higher tides, while others will benefit. Hartford, as an inland metropolitan region, has an advantage over our coastal neighbors. Articles