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The new brand will house all existing products and services from ShowingTime, Bridge Interactive, dotloop and Zillow’s Rich Media Experience team.

Sometimes we must give up certain things to make room for our desired results, says Jimmy Burgess. To build a thriving business, every real estate agent must make these short-term sacrifices to find long-term success.

BPP will pivot to creating a national “superset” of listing data for MLSs to power their own listing sites and developing a “Fast Pass” for real estate innovation.

An appeals court allowed The PLS’s case against the Clear Cooperation Policy to proceed in April, but NAR hopes a review from the nation’s highest court will change that.

Over five years, Zar Zanganeh, then a young agent with Las Vegas Sotheby’s International Realty, nurtured a relationship with the musician until his death in 2009. In the process, he inked deals for Jackson, Brittney Spears and Prince, whom he was asked to spy on by the King of Pop.

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