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The New Bridge Solution: How to Turn Homeowners Into Sellers

The biggest problem for home sales today remains a lack of inventory. So, how do we keep the bounce-back from COVID-19 going into Q4? We need more listings! To create more listings, we need to get homeowners off the sidelines. The problem is that homeowners are nervous to make a move for the same reason…

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties launches iBuyer service

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona announces partnership with zavvie to provide Offer Optimizer technology to homesellers considering iBuyer services.

Inland home sellers have new iBuyer portal

Berkshire Hathaway HomeService Perrie Mundy Realty Group & California Realty, which has five offices in the Inland area, has debuted Offer Optimizer. The online program allows sellers to post homes for sale, get an in-depth view of the local housing market and potentially get quick offers. The platform was developed by technology firm zavvie and is being used in several other markets.

Brokers: How to Tap Into a $3 Billion Opportunity

Brokerages shouldn’t fear iBuyers; they should embrace them. Savvy brokerages understand the opportunities that iBuyers provide agents. By offering all options to agents’ selling clients, they are giving sellers what they want and remaining at the center of the transaction.

Seven Gables Real Estate Launches New iBuyer Service for Homeowners

Leading Orange County brokerage, Seven Gables Real Estate, partners with Offer Optimizer™ Suite technology by zavvie to give homeowners more ways than ever to sell their homes.

BHGRE Lifestyles Realty Offers Homeowners New iBuyer Service

BHGRE Lifestyles Realty in Jacksonville, Florida launched the zavvie iBuyer Platform, joining the ranks of top brokerages across the country who offer a comprehensive iBuyer solution. By offering the new iBuyer service, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Lifestyles Realty agents are gaining a local advantage in the marketplace by providing homeowners the ability to…

New iBuyer Service for Homeowners Launched by BHHS Drysdale Properties

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties, Northern California’s and Nevada’s fastest-growing, full-service and 100% woman-owned real estate brokerage, today announced its launch of Drysdale Properties Offer Optimizer™. The new service will provide homeowners with multiple instant offers on their home with the push of a button.

Skip the home showings, keep the agent: Brokerages, iBuyers team up

R.A. Schuetz of the Houston Chronicle examined the growing iBuyer presence in Houston as well as the partnerships brokerages -- specifically Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene  -- are creating to benefit homeowners (more access to more options) and agents (by simplifying the process).

Allen Tate Realtors® Launches iBuyer Platform for Carolina Home Sellers

Another zavvie brokerage partnership makes the news. Allen Tate Realtors® has announced the launch of Offer OptimizerTM to give homeowners multiple instant offers on their home with the push of a button. Offer Optimizer helps Carolina homeowners easily compare iBuyer offers with selling their home on the open market. A professional Allen Tate REALTOR® provides local…

Middle Tennessee’s Parks Realty Offers a New iBuyer Platform for Home Sellers

PARKS Realty announced the launch of PARKS Go, giving homeowners access to multiple instant offers with the push of a button, in partnership with zavvie in the Nashville metro and surrounding areas. 

BHGRE Winans Launches iBuyer Comparison Platform

BHGRE Winans announced the launch of their FlexMove program in partnership with zavvie.  With their white-labeled Offer Optimizer™ Suite iBuyer platform, Winans agents are able to better compare offers from a variety of iBuyers including Opendoor, Zillow Offers, RedfinNow, Perch and Offerpad for home sellers to show what they can actually net from a sale to each one.

zavvie Announces 6 New Partners

zavvie launches 6 new brokerage partners including Allen Tate, multiple Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate franchises and a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise among the new partners. Now serving 8,000+ agents on their brokerage iBuyer Platform.

zavvie keeping Agents and iBuyers United

Tracey Velt shared the latest offering from zavvie, the Offer Optimizer™ Suite, in the Tech Roundup for Real Trends. The Offer Optimizer™ Suite answers the question of how brokerages and iBuyers can work together seamlessly. zavvie Releases Complete iBuyer Solution for Brokerages: zavvie, the Kayak of iBuyers, announced the release of the industry’s first end-to-end…

Offer Optimizer™ Suite: Broker iBuyer Solution

zavvie released an end-to-end iBuyer solution for brokerages:  Offer Optimizer™ Suite. The original Offer Optimizer™ is now complimented by a host of additional features and tools. “This upgraded Offer Optimizer Suite, with its clean user interface and streamlined instant offer generator form, lets home sellers evaluate their options and potential proceeds with the push of…

zavvie: Most Innovative Real Estate Technology

zavvie Offer Optimizer™ was announced as an Inman Innovator nominee for Most Innovative Technology in Real Estate for 2019. This is zavvie's second year as an Inman Innovator nominee.

The Startup: Real Estate iBuyers

Ganesh Raj documents deep dive into the iBuyer process as a seller. He found zavvie a bit too late in the process to take advantage of our stellar concierge service. The legwork he put in definitely shows the advantages of comparing iBuyers. Next time, Ganesh…zavvie is ready to help! His perspective is worth a read…

zavvie Partner – 8z – Launches iBuyer Competing with National iBuyers

zavvie partner, 8z Real Estate, announces their iBuyer 8z Offers in the Front Range. They are joing the national players -- Zillow, Redfin, Opendoor -- in making offers on homes in the Denver market and beyond.

Offer Optimizer Overview: Lew Sichelman

zavvie‘s Offer Optimizer is getting noticed. Nationally syndicated columnist, Lew Sichelman, published an overview of the first consumer facing Instant Offer comparison tool – Offer Optimizer. To quote Lew: Sellers who receive offers to buy their homes from a third party who will fix the place up a bit and resell it are always left…

Technology Competition: Steve Murray

Steve Murray, REAL Trends president and real estate expert extraordinaire, shared insights on technology trends impacting brokers and agents. zavvie’s release of the Offer Optimizer – the Instant Offer side-by-side comparison tool – made the list. One of our favorite take aways: Zavvie, a company based in Boulder, Colorado, launched a new tool that allows consumers…

Why zavvie’s Offer Optimizer is an iBuyer Game Changer

The real estate iBuyer space has been growing at a rapid fire pace. Enter zavvie. zavvie has added a new layer of transparency to the Instant Offer process with Offer Optimizer. Side-by-side comparisons, built-in logic and straight-forward explanations of the home selling experience is packed into the zavvie Offer Optimizer. Kevin Hawkins with WAV Group…

zavvie launches the Offer Optimizer in 21 markets

Housing Wire announced the zavvie Offer Optimizer launch. Jessica Guerin writes: A number of companies – like Offerpad, Opendoor, Zillow and Redfin – have launched iBuyer initiatives that present home sellers with an instant cash offer for their properties. Now, publishing platform zavvie is launching a tool to help home sellers navigate these instant online bids. It’s called the Offer Optimizer, and it…

iBuyers | zavvie | Offer Optimizer

The Real Deal South Florida Real Estate News announced the zavvie Offer Optimizer launch. With the zavvie partnership with Florida real estate brokerage, Robert Slack, it is news worthy on many levels. zavvie is offering consumers side-by-side Instant Offer comparisons, easy access to local iBuyers, market specific data, consumer insights — the list goes on.…

New tool allows consumers to compare iBuyer offers nationwide

The official launch of zavvie’s Offer Optimizer was reported on by Inman’s Patrick Kearns. He highlights the practical use of consumer facing iBuyer comparisons and the growing interest of brokerages to enter the iBuyer field. zavvie’s local partners for the launch include Robert Slack in Orlando and Tampa; BRIX Real Estate in Minneapolis-Saint Paul; Path and Post…

Consumers: The Only Voice That Matters in the iBuyer Debate

Lane Hornung, zavvie co-founder and CEO, is many things: an engineer, tech guy, real estate broker owner, business man – the list goes on. One thing he is not, is someone who is willing to follow the status quo blindly. He wants facts. More than that, he wants to use those facts to make decisions…

Smart Real Estate Investment Signs

Learn some of the "tell-tale" signs of SOLID real estate investments from a panel of thirteen industry experts on the Forbes Real Estate Council -- including zavvie CEO and co-founder, Lane Hornung.

The Fate of Traditional Starter Homes in Review

Location, location, location. One of the major factors in first home purchases is finding inventory in desirable areas. Quality of life is paramount -- and a local agent is the key to unlocking inventory and sharing the most up-to-date market insight. 

The research & reality behind real estate agent marketing

Lew Sichelman shares an in-depth review of the WAV Group study of home buyer and seller needs versus real estate agent priorities in their marketing efforts. 

Real Estate Leads: Debunking Common Myths

Many leads agents are getting today are people in the earliest stages of the homebuying process. Review best options for nurturing these valuable contacts.

Launch of zavvie’s 100% Merit-based HyperLocal Certification

Any real estate agent can claim to be a neighborhood expert — and in the past, many who have never sold a single house in a given area have done just that.

REAL Trends talks zavvie + Hyper Local Real Estate Marketing

The buzz around HyperLocal  is becoming a roar, with zavvie staying in the forefront. "Hyper Local Real Estate Marketing: Time To Get On Board" by Brent Driggers

How To Build A Strong Real Estate Business – Forbes RE Council

Lane Hornung, zavvie CEO and co-founder, shares the top five ways to get HyperLocal in this Forbes article. Spoiler: work where you live makes it into the #1 spot.

2018 Inman Innovator Award Finalist

zavvie is proud to have it's partnership with Boulder-based brokerage, 8z, recognized by being included as an Inman Innovator Award Finalist in the Marketing category. HyperLocal marketing and outreach works!

zavvie Selected for 2018 REach® Class!

zavvie joins the 2018 REach Class, a growth technology accelerator program helping launch companies into the real estate, financial services, banking, home services and insurance industries.

Professional Builder + zavvie

Hear the results of the zavvie HyperLocal White Paper from our COO, Stefan Peterson, in this Porfessional Builder market update - including what consumers prioritze most when looking for an agent.

3 Brokerage Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

95 percent of the 350 real estate agents, team members, and broker-owners who responded to a recent survey said that local market knowledge is “very important” or “extremely important” to their clients.

Real Trends Podcast Featuring Lane Hornung

Lane Hornung interviewed by REAL Trends – give a listen and let us know what you think!

New Markets: zavvie Heads West!

zavvie announced its expansion to seven metropolitan areas in California. The marketing platform provides HyperLocal content and consumer engagement for residential real estate agents.

zavvie to Break Status Quo at Big Tech Show

zavvie is breaking with marketing convention by assembling some of the marketing and real estate industry's most accomplished professionals for a Learning Lab at Inman Connect.

zavvie is Finding “savvy” Real Estate Agents

"I have never felt like anything other than a client," Michael explains. That is until he says they discovered through a new Colorado startup -- zavvie -- their agent Chris Cote

Colorado “Top Workplaces” Honor

The changing landscape of real estate is making waves in the office -- ours included. Learn why zavvie and its parent company, 8z Real Estate, are such great places to work.

zavvie: The Emerging Real Estate Content Age

Content + digital marketing are quickly becoming the kings of real estate’s maturing internet age.

Boulder Daily Camera talks zavvie

'Real estate 2.0' courtesy of 8z Real Estate and zavvie. Learn about zavvie's inception and consumer needs focus.

Check Out zavvie in the News!

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