ShowingTime data compiled during the past 18 years shows listings that are set to automatically confirm appointment requests have received nearly 30 percent more showings per week compared to listings that require a person to confirm the appointment.
Inventory represents the active supply of homes on the market. Any time a seller lists a property, it's considered to be part of inventory. As the number of homes on the market is always changing, we thought a more dynamic metric could be helpful; we call it “Active Inventory.”
The Midwest and some regions in the East saw big increases in dollar volume in 2016, according to market statistics gathered and analyzed here at ShowingTime.
We’re constantly thinking of new ways to help agents in their jobs, and always welcome feature requests to make our products work better for you. We thought we’d mention a few current features you’ll find helpful.
ShowingTime Front Desk was designed for offices and agents who want to manage the showing appointment scheduling process themselves. Built on a web-based platform optimized for computers, tablets and phones, it eases the organizational stresses of scheduling showings.
All of our ShowingTime MarketStats products use a live data approach in reporting. While we have used this approach for years, it seems as though a month doesn't pass by where we don't receive questions regarding it. So, we figured this would be a great opportunity to discuss our methods.
ShowingTime announced today that the company is launching a newly developed residential real estate market index to provide real estate professionals, REALTOR® Associations and Multiple Listing Services with actionable insights to better serve buyers and sellers.
Have you heard of the traffic app called Waze? It not only provides directions between locations, but also alerts users to routes with the lightest traffic, red light cameras up ahead, and possible accidents in their direction of travel. A definite plus for real estate agents is that they can connect Waze to ShowingTime using their mobile device or tablet calendar, making it easier to manage all the driving they have to do.
Agents love to be kept in the loop on all the activity occurring on their listings. Homeowners appreciate instant notifications, too, in addition to seeing feedback as quickly as possible. Those are some of the many benefits of using a system that automates that process for you.
There’s no perfect way to start a conversation about a price reduction with sellers. In another real estate blog we follow, the writer outlined three steps on handling this uncomfortable situation. Fortunately for ShowingTime customers, you have a ready-made tool to help with the price reduction process: Listing Activity Reports.