Life of a Homesnap Agent Video Series 

Homesnap Pro/Broker Public Portal is one of the most valuable solutions available to NorthstarMLS agents as a core service. It powers the real-time agent, providing a platform for them to serve their clients and grow their business.

It allows agents to pull up accurate MLS information while showing homes, connect and communicate with their clients, look up other agents, run affordable and automated marketing campaigns and more.

To learn how agents are integrating Homesnap Pro/BPP into their daily routine and better understand how it can elevate your business, check out Homesnap’s video series, “Life of a Homesnap Agent.”

In this video series, you will follow Janet, a real estate agent, and see how she helps her clients find their dream home through Homesnap. Janet can generate a CMA on the spot, schedule a showing, share properties with her clients and much more!

Click Here To Check Out The Life of a Homesnap Agent Video Series

Want to learn more about using the Homesnap mobile app?

There are multiple webinars to choose from in Homesnap’s Winter Wonderland of Training series! For each webinar listed below that you attend, you receive an entry to win a $300 VISA gift card.

These webinars are offered multiple times, just pick the time and date you would like to attend from the dropdown menu in the register screen.

Webinars to choose from: 


Click here or on the image above to register for “Oh What Fun Are These Four Tools”


Click here or on the image above to register for “Give the Gift of Homesnap”


Click here or on the image above to register for “Holiday Homesnap Hacks“

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In under 2 minutes, these brokers explain (in the video below) why Broker Public Portal with Homesnap is such an asset to the real estate industry in a world of portals run by third parties selling advertisements. BPP leads go direct to the List Agent at no additional cost. This tool also connects you with your existing contacts and is available to you as a core NorthstarMLS service at no extra charge. If you are not already using it, learn how!

Live Webinar! Friday, Sept. 21 – 2:30-3:30PM

Learn how Homesnap powers the Broker Public Portal to provide agents with up to date MLS data. Get tips, tricks and best practices for mastering the top seven tools within Homesnap Pro. Carving out a few minutes to learn these tools will change your daily habits, making you more efficient and productive in your business while on the go. Over 400 NorthstarMLS subscribers registered for the same webinar last week. Don’t get left behind by your colleagues!

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!

Live Webinar! Wednesday, Aug. 29 – 2:30-3:30PM

Learn how Homesnap powers the Broker Public Portal to provide agents with up to date MLS data. Get tips, tricks and best practices for mastering the top seven tools within Homesnap Pro. Carving out a few minutes to learn these tools will change your daily habits, making you more efficient and productive in your business while on the go.

Over 400 NorthstarMLS subscribers registered for the same webinar last week. Don’t get left behind by your colleagues!

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!

Leading real estate publication RIS Media just published a commentary on the Broker Public Portal (BPP), attributed to our own NorthstarMLS President & CEO, John Mosey.

Many of us recall the rise of MTV from a little-seen music video cable station to revolutionizing the music industry within a few short years. A key to its success was the support of the music industry and its artists.

John’s commentary likens the potential of the BPP to MTV, with the strong support of the real estate industry and Realtors such as yourselves, giving rise to its success.

Check out the article (it’s a fun read!). If you haven’t already, join your 11,000+ NorthstarMLS colleagues already using the Broker Public Portal, powered by Homesnap. And invite your contacts! It’s a core NorthstarMLS service at no additional charge.

And, if you are free today (August 15) at 2:00, join the live webinar to learn more.

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Live Webinar! Wednesday, Aug. 15 – 2:00-3:00PM

Learn how Homesnap powers the Broker Public Portal to provide agents with up to date MLS data. Get tips, tricks and best practices for mastering the top seven tools within Homesnap Pro. Carving out a few minutes to learn these tools will change your daily habits, making you more efficient and productive in your business while on the go.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!

Broker Public Portal Delivers Over 20,000 Leads To NorthstarMLS Agents At No Charge!

The Broker Public Portal (powered by Homesnap), continues to attract more and more consumers. It is now the second largest MLS consumer website, according to Hitwise, the nation’s leading source for measuring real estate web traffic across the entire industry.

Broker Public Portal with Homesnap has delivered over one million free leads to participating real estate agents nationally and the growth trend line is rapidly ascending thanks to agents across the country introducing Homesnap to their contacts.

Just since March, NorthstarMLS agents received over 20,000 free leads. These are from Homesnap users on the consumer version, who are not already linked to an agent. Those leads went directly to the List Agents (or to the Selling Agents for Solds), the best source of the information about the properties.

Are you using Homesnap? It takes only a minute to set-up and invite your Contacts to download and connect. The more connections you make through Homesnap, the more word will spread, and free leads continue to rise. The Pro version of Homesnap is part of your NorthstarMLS core service at no additional charge.

Be part of the industry movement to take back consumer traffic with the best data (direct from the MLS) and home search tools available!

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You Can Beat The National Portals With This Strategy Today

[When NorthstarMLS staff and its Directors meet with brokers and agents, one of the most commonly heard complaints is the prevalence of third party real estate portals for consumers and what NorthstarMLS can do about it. The article below is a summary of what you, NorthstarMLS and the entire real estate industry can and are doing. It’s well worth the read and a print version is available here.]

Imagine a world where every real estate agent, broker and franchise in the nation promoted their real estate mobile app to consumers. The app is white-label branded to the agent, broker, and franchise offering direct access to every MLS listing without any competitive ads. That is the way it would need to work. Guess what, we have it. You have it. Our industry has it. Today.

There are two models of how the app works. If the consumer is working with a franchise, a firm, or an agent – that trusted relationship is honored. The professional service provider selected by the consumer is there with them at any time. That’s you. You remain connected to the consumer to help out with any questions they have. If the consumer is looking out of that service provider’s region, the provider can refer that business however they like.

The second model of the app is for a consumer who has not selected a real estate service provider. In that circumstance, every listing is branded to the listing broker and agent with no competitors advertised on the listing other than the seller’s representative. Your listing, your lead!

Some 850,000 agents (including all NorthstarMLS subscribers) have access to this app today, but many agents still do not know about it. It is offered by NorthstarMLS as a participant in the Broker Public Portal. The app is called Homesnap. It is ridiculously easy to use. Download the app, select NorthstarMLS, and your personal branded app is created.

Next, the app prompts you to send an invitation to everyone in your phone’s address book with one click. Why would any consumer use an app from an advertising company’s app if they had this service from their agent? Accurate listings. No advertising confusion found on those other apps. It’s the best app for real estate search.

And if your clients prefer a web-based search tool, have them check out https://www.homesnap.com. It easily matches the national portals in features, functionality and, most importantly, quality of listing data because it comes directly from the MLS.

Our industry is at a crossroads. The advertising companies have intercepted the consumer, and try as you may, individual franchises, brokers, or agents will never have enough individual horsepower to beat the portals. However, with cooperation amongst the 670 MLSs, the 85,000 brokers, and the 1.3 million real estate professionals – we can offer an alternative. You have two choices. You can stand around and complain, or you can step up and lead. The hard work has already been done. It’s built.

Go to the Android Store or the Apple App Store and put Homesnap on your phone right now. Invite your clients right now. They will love it, and they will appreciate you more for pointing them to the best app and website the way it was meant to be for a home search experience.

Are you sick and tired of advertising portals and want to create an industry alternative that is motivated by cooperation and business rules that promote your relationship with consumers? You must engage. The app will not load itself.

By the way, it is important you know that there is no profit motive behind this. Nobody involved in the Broker Public Portal may ever receive a dividend or profit from your listings. In fact, the founding shareholders may not even redeem their unit shares. Those investments made by founding MLSs and Brokers only allow them to participate in guiding the company to make sure that the Broker Public Portal and Homesnap does not stray from its course, providing consumers with professional quality property information from you and your cooperating peers in the MLS.

Adapted from an article by the The WAV Group, consultants to the Broker Public Portal/Homesnap

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