PAULA'S SOUTHAMPTON BLOG: Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...The Most Informed Agent In The Hamptons! (Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

HOW DO YOU ENTER CO-EXCLUSIVES ON TRULIA AND ZILLOW???

HOW DO YOU ENTER CO-EXCLUSIVES ON TRULIA AND ZILLOW???

After all the troubles that agents report over the sites Trulia and Zillow, many of the agents here in the Hamptons have decided to get on board, in spite of all the hoopla.

After I saw my former home and my listing appear as if the co-exclusive agent had an exclusive on it on Trulia, Zillow and Streeteasy, I decided that I needed to get on board as well--if nothing more than just to get the credit for what was my listing originally.

So, I went on all three sites and uploaded my beautiful (and expensive!!!) photos, wrote correct ad copy with all the right key words for good SEO and waited to see how it all turned out!

I was very excited and despite my past terrible experience with both Trulia and Zillow, I thought it was time to get on with it and join the ranks of all the other agents in the Hamptons.

Well I just went on all three sites and I see that my beautiful photos have been absconded with and now appear on my competitors listing on all three sites!!! My newly added listing information does NOT appear anywhere and neither does my name or contact information! It's as if I don't exist!

The co-exclusive agent is getting all the benefit of my hours of hard work to get the correct information, hi-resolution and professionally taken photos properly situated on all these sites!

I think that this one insult alone is enough to make me never again try to use any of these sites!

Take a look at one LOCAL site that offers ALL available real estate in the Hamptons--the agent is always mentioned even if there are two (co eclusive)or three (tri-exclusive)listings that appear with each agents name and contact information: http://www.HREO.com

HOW DO YOU ENTER CO-EXCLUSIVES ON TRULIA AND ZILLOW???

Please comment below and tell me how you get exposure, if you do, on co-exclusive listings on these websites???

 

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Paula I. Hathaway, Senior Broker Associate, Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Southamtpon Village Real Estate Specialist since 1995;  Also Specializes in North Sea, Noyac, Water Mill and Bridgehampton, New York

Diamond , Gold and Chairman's Circle Awards; Top Producer since 2005

 

Click here to see my Hampton's website to see all my listings; please email me or call me for all your real estate needs in Southampton, Bridgehampton and Watermill:  http://www.elliman.com/paulahathaway

 http://www.hathawayhamptonhomes.com

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