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General real estate articles that cover a variety of topics, from national to international real estate, interesting facts and more.

San Diego Zoning Map Shows What you Can Build and Where

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What better way of telling what you can build and where to build it around San Diego than with a highly-detailed Zoning Map of the entire San Diego County?

Freshly updated as part of a broader and more ambitious plan of boosting PropertyShark.com’s data & services offering for California (that included the addition of detailed property characteristics, recent sales data, superior ownership information, new tools and much more), the map will walk you through all of San Diego County’s zoning areas.

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Real Estate Agents: Why Use Branded Property Reports?

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In an increasingly competitive market, staying ahead of the game is not always an easy task; home buyers and sellers try to identify skilled professionals with a good grasp of the local market – but with so many resources at their immediate disposal, standing out from a pool of candidates might present itself as quite the challenge even for the most experienced agents.

Here’s where PropertyShark branded reports step in to lend you a helping hand with your personal branding and advertising efforts!

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Today we’re taking a peek under the hood at Point2 Agent, an online marketing toolkit used by thousands of agents worldwide. Point2 Agent is a web-based solution that will help you boost your exposure and bring in more leads via easy-to-use tools, including listing syndication and automated prospecting functionalities.

Point2 is well known in the real estate industry for having one of the leading syndication platforms so it’s no surprise that Point2 Agent, their primary offering, has their industry-leading syndication network baked right in.

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At times, searching for the true owner of a property can turn out to be a rather difficult task, especially since many commercial property owners choose to use the status of an LLC when making a purchase. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get the information you’re looking for!

There are several ways of unmasking the real owner of a New York property using PropertyShark, and here are the easiest three: Continue Reading…

Pierce-Eislen now part of the Yardi team

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PropertyShark’s parent company, Yardi Systems, has recently welcomed apartment market research expert Pierce-Eislen to its growing family of companies.

Currently providing extensive data on 58 markets around the U.S., Pierce-Eislen has long been looking for a partner to support its aggressive growth, and teaming up with one of the real estate industry’s top player seems like a perfect fit. Yardi’s purchase of Pierce-Eislen was officially announced on July 3.yardi systems pierce-eislen

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Finding a Home in El Paso, TX Just Got Easier

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It’s no secret that searching for a home on a Multiple-Listing Service (MLS) website is often hindered by the lack of user-friendly features, especially when taking into account the experience of the average home buyer or seller. This is why more and more MLSs have lately been thinking about adopting a consumer-facing portal which can give all real estate players, both big and small, access to information.

One such MLS that decided to create a difference in its users’ listings search experience is the Greater El Paso Association of Realtors (GEPAR), currently counting 1,900 members. Only a month after sister company Point2 announced that it was offering “white label” solutions for the MLSs’ listings portals, GEPAR already has its brand new public-facing portal up and running.

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Mobile Property Reports Are Here!

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From the feedback we’ve been constantly receiving from our users (thanks so much, by the way!), we know that many of you have been facing the challenge of  solving more client requests while on the go.

In the light of this, we’re excited to let you know that we’ve just launched a product that’s meant to help you work more effectively — mobile friendly property reports. This means that you can now have the wealth of property information included in the reports, available directly on your smartphones and tablets.

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Selling a property can take a long time, and in NYC the average selling time can last even longer than in many other parts of the nation. One of the things that agents can do to speed up a sale is to work on the listing description carefully.

And if you ever wondered what those “magical” words that might help sell an NYC home faster are, a recent study made by real estate listings portal Point2Homes (PropertyShark’s sister company) might give you some answers.

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Public Records Are NOT Error Free! But There’s a Way Around

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Everyone in real estate knows that public records are not error free.  Some more than others claim this happens too often. We won’t go into that debate. What’s undeniable, however, is the growing need for ways to validate data found in public records and to quickly determine whether the information provided is true or false. This post will tell you about those ways and walk you through the process of verifying property data.

What’s the REAL Most Expensive Home in Staten Island?

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