NAR Approves Search Engine Indexing

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NAR Approves Search Engine Indexing


After sparking controversy earlier this year with its search engine indexing policy, the US National Association of Realtors (NAR) has clarified its stance, saying agents can allow search engines such as Google to index their listings.

The NAR postponed their vote on the issue back in May, leaving a policy in place that allowed member boards to force their agents to block search engines from indexing listings shared between agent websites via Internet Data Exchange (IDX) agreements.

Technology Trends from the NAR Conference: Part 2 – Video and Virtual Tours


The NAR Conference in San Diego wrapped up yesterday and after a few days of wandering around the expo hall, it is clear that there are a number of technology trends that are emerging.

In Part 1 of Tech Trends from the NAR Conference, we wrote about how more and more web provides are offering realtors with a mobile presence. In this article, we look at video and virtual tours. In the next article (Part 3), we will look at the ridiculously cheap websites being offered to realtors in the US.

Let’s look at virtual and video tours.

Neighbourhood Info the Decision Maker


US National Association of Realtors’ research found 67 percent of consumers cite neighbourhood quality as a deciding factor in their home hunt. The reasons for consumers are obvious enough – convenience, comfort and future profitability – but the question for agents is: how can you make interest in neighbourhood facts and figures work for you?

New WordPress Themes for Agents


A new set of WordPress themes have been launched for real estate agents.

Real Estate SEO Part 3

glennbatten welcomes the third in a series of guest posts from Glenn Batten about SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) for real estate. Map Based Search


US based specialist real estate website provider,, has launched a powerful new map-based property search feature with the aim of giving home searchers new options for finding properties.

Real Estate SEO Part 2

glennbatten welcomes the second in a series of guest posts from Glenn Batten about SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) for real estate.

Free Widgets from


US real estate search engine is now offering two customisable widgets that can be added to websites and blogs.’s Local Info Now Easier to Use

zillowlocalinfopage continues to offer new features real estate professionals can use to enhance their websites. Updates Local Market Explorer

localmarketexplorer will soon release the second version of its Local Market Explorer plugin, with the beta version already available for those keen to try it out.


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