What’s at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show for real estate agents?

The annual technology gathering highlights the next year's trends and gadgets
  • For all its glitz and suave, virtual reality is long a way from having an impact on the real estate industry.

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. Before it was in our pockets, connected to our television or helping us navigate traffic, it was at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The annual showcase for everything digital, coded and cool is the proverbial coming out party for the gadgetry we all covet come the following holiday season. Having attended CES, I can tell you that it makes San Diego Comic-Con look like a gathering of private university fraternity presidents. As purveyors of what makes us more efficient in the workplace and faster in the field, real estate agents could benefit from knowing a bit about what's on the consumer technology horizon. Amazon's Echo: You can say that again If you haven't heard (of) Amazon's Alexa, you will. In fact, she may open the door for your clients, turn off the security system, brighten rooms and provide a tour of the home you're trying to sell whe...