When we think of search, Google automatically comes to mind. A broker types in a few keywords, and information is returned by Google.
In real estate, Zillow, StreetEasy and MLS are the search engines that buyers and brokers have available at their fingertips. These websites aggregate listings from listing brokers who want to reach the buyers and brokers who utilize these real estate search tools.
The websites allow everyone to set up notification alerts for whenever a match is made with new listings that come online. In a few clicks, a showing can be scheduled with the listing agent.
The ease of access to centralize listings help afford some brokers the opportunities to offer buyer rebates to NYC home buyers.