|Selling Homes In Hot Markets Can Test The Best Agents
August 14, 2014
Top real estate agents say selling in a hot market can be just as tricky as moving a property when sales are slow. So smart sellers in bustling markets polish their properties, price them for profit without massively overshooting appraisal values, and pry into offer details to select the best of the bunch.
|70 Startup Women Show Us What They Wear to Work
August 4, 2014
After publishing our piece "41 Startup Guys Show Us What They Actually WEAR to Work", of course we had to follow that up with a piece highlighting the daily wears of startup women (equal opportunity, y'all!).
|'Zombie Foreclosures' haunt housing market
July 14, 2014
Gary Poulos planned to spend this summer packing his bags, selling his house and moving on from his west Medford home on Shadow Wood Drive. Instead, the retired Harry & David systems engineer is compiling a dossier on his next-door neighbor, whom he caustically calls Mr. Chase M. Bank.
|Real life HGTV stars use Hubzu to find their next flip
July 11, 2014
A lot of us are more than a little addicted to HGTV. When late-night channel surfing ultimately leads to binge viewing of "Love It Or List It," or "House Hunters International," you know you're hooked.
|LESSONS FROM A REAL ESTATE ENTREPRENUER: PERSONALIZING THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Feb. 3, 2014
The real estate industry has long been an entrepreneur's playground. Knowing how to get started and acquiring the needed skills to start your own business are essential, but the basics will only take you so far.
|You Say You Want a Revolution
Taking Control of the New Real Estate Landscape with Hubzu
Dec. 12, 2013
As we continue pulling out of the downturn, unique opportunities are abound for brokers and agents who aren't afraid to push their limits. However, the landscape is rapidly changing thanks to technology, social media, and a hunger for progression among the industry's top professionals.
|BIDDING ON A BUNGALOW
Nov. 22, 2013
For many people, simply buying a pair of shoes on eBay (without-gasp-trying them on first) is about as risky as it gets when it comes to online shopping. But as ecommerce continues to grow at a rate of roughly 10 percent a year in the US, the barriers between what can and can't be bought online are getting fuzzy. Part of the credit can go to the ease of what is available for purchase-everything from maxi dresses to music and now...mansions?
|LEVERAGE EMOTION WITH VIDEO IN ACTION
Oct. 8, 2013
Real estate professionals know that buying or selling a home can be a life changing, highly emotional experience. However, there's a way to leverage that emotion: video. When you add video to your online listing, you have created a powerful real estate marketing tool.
|FORTUNE FASTEST-GROWING COMPANIES: ALTISOURCE PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS
Sep. 5, 2013
A mortgage portfolio management company, Altisource separated from Ocwen Financial in August 2009, and since then has seen its stock price rise from $10 to $120. Ocwen remains a major client of Altisource, which added staff in 2012 to keep up with Ocwen's growing portfolio. Altisource also operates Hubzu.com, an online real estate market that has generated more than 70,000 home sales since 2009.
|INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY INTO YOUR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
Aug. 16, 2013
Mobile, social, and other technological advances over the past decade have altered the way consumers search for homes, providing real estate brokerages with the opportunity to leverage this shift in consumer behavior.
|RIS MEDIA "ASK THE EXPERTS"
Aug. 10, 2013
Q: As conventional methods of selling real estate and earning a commission give way to easier, accelerated processes, what are some of the benefits that come with selling online? A: It's no secret that online stores have revolutionized the way we shop for almost everything; offering retailers and private sellers a more effective and easier way to reach customers.
|2 ZILLOW RIVALS HIDDEN INSIDE SOLIDLY PROFITABLE COMPANIES
Aug. 09, 2013
Even if you think online real estate companies like Zillow, Trulia and Move hold great promise, the massive run-up in their shares ahead of any solid profits is a bit daunting. By contrast, a couple of lesser-known rivals look remarkably cheap since they are buried inside other companies already churning out steady profits.
|Inman Real Estate Connect San Francisco, 2013 - Highlight Reel
July 11, 2013
Features Eric Eckardt, Vice President, Direct to Broker.
|Hubzu hires Philip Felice from Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
July 11, 2013
Luxembourg-based online residential real estate marketplace Hubzu has hired Philip P. Felice, previously the managing vice president of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate.
|Keeping the American Dream alive
Jun. 14, 2013
Is there still an American Dream? And if there is, is the essence of what makes up the American Dream shifting based on age and other demographics?
|ONLINE HOME LISTINGS WILL SEE KEY CHANGES AHEAD, EXPERTS SAY
Jun. 07, 2013
A panel of leaders from often-competing entities Zillow, Realtor.com, MRIS, Trulia, ZipRealty and Hubzu addressed journalists assembled for the annual National Assn. of Real Estate Editors conference Thursday.
|HUBZU OFFERS A SHORT SALE OPTION TO SERVICERS AND BUYERS
Jun. 05, 2013
Real estate and mortgage software provider Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. has added a short-sale option for servicers and buyers to its online auction platform, Hubzu Real Estate Marketplace.
|HOUSINGWIRE LISTS TOP 50 REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY FIRMS
May 31, 2013
Why We Love Them
|FROM SARATOGA TO LUXEMBORG: CHASING REAL ESTATE'S NEXT BIG THING?
Feb. 28, 2013
A year ago, Eric Eckardt was working hard at his online start-up real estate firm in Saratoga Springs. Today, Eckardt is working for Hubzu.com, helping build that company's growing real estate business.
|TECHNOLOGY INFUSED REAL ESTATE: HUBZU
Jan. 25, 2013
Taking the real estate market to heightened levels, Hubzu allows consumers the ability to not only search for homes, but put in bids, offers and buy properties. Hubzu has garnered its spot online, where it has integrated a new marketing technique and auction platform for the real estate world.
|HUBZU SAYS PROPERTY-SALES DATA PROVES IT'S FOR REAL
Jan. 24, 2013
Hubzu is reporting new data in regards to its home sales through the company's online marketplace. Via the Hubzu broker-based marketplace, homes sold in 2012 received on average 9 bids and offers compared to the national average of 3.1 offers per property. Additionally, homebuyers placed an average of more than 26,000 bids and offers monthly on properties for sale. The positive numbers are encouraging for the long-term outlook for Hubzu.
|Hubzu to open up auction marketplace to brokers and agents
Jan. 16, 2013
Hubzu today released new data regarding home sales through its online marketplace. This newly released data further validates the impact of Hubzu's efforts to make the online home buying and selling process easy, efficient and transparent from start to finish.
|Altisource Launces New Online Residential Real
Sep. 18, 2012
Altisource announced Monday the launch of Hubzu, an improved online residential real estate marketplace. The new site is designed to make the online home buying and selling experience easier, more efficient, and more transparent. The entire process - from searching and bidding to financing and closing - is handled online.
|GoHoming.Com Relaunches as Hubzu
Sep. 18, 2012
GoHoming.com, an online marketplace and auction platform for real estate owned (REO) properties, has relaunched as Hubzu, with an expanded focus that will allow it to handle listings from individual brokers and agents. Hubzu replaces GoHoming.com, which handled 25,000 to 30,000 REO sales a year.
|GoHoming.Com Relaunches as Hubzu
Sep. 17, 2012
GoHoming.com, an online marketplace and auction platform for real estate owned (REO) properties, has relaunched as Hubzu, with an expanded focus that will allow it to handle listings from individual brokers and agents.
|Hubzu Becomes Altisource go-to Online Auction
Sep. 17, 2012
Real estate and mortgage tech company Altisource Portfolio Solutions made the launch of its new, online real estate marketplace "Hubzu" official, saying the platform will improve the buying and selling experience for users. Hubzu officially replaces the Altisource GoHoming online real estate marketplace in a move expected to provide users with more functionality and an improved experience when buying and selling properties through the site.
|Everybody Wants to Get into the Act!
Sep. 17, 2012
Altisource, a Luxembourg-based global provider of mortgage portfolio management services, has announced the launch of Hubzu, an online residential real estate auction site. The Hubzu website announces "We make buying and selling homes easy. Get more for your money and an easier, more transparent buying experience that puts you back in control. Plus, you can buy with confidence because we guide you each step of the way."