Andrey_Popov / Shutterstock.com 3 reasons to incorporate video into your marketing today

3 reasons to incorporate video into your marketing today

We just finished remodeling our website: new photos, new apps, new blog posts. A little video content seemed like a natural addition. Below, you'll find the story of how a "little video” turned out to be not so little at all. Big decisions, doubts,...
By Roselind Hejl | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Q2_TechReviewHero_NEW The freshest tech gracing your world this week

The freshest tech gracing your world this week

It's a been a busy week for real estate technology product updates. We have new names, new money and altogether new products. Let's get into it ......
By Craig C. Rowe | Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Neung Day / Shutterstock.com The overlooked weakness in real estate safety

The overlooked weakness in real estate safety

In recent years, a series of horrific headlines shined a light on the serious issue of safety for real estate agents. Like most things in life, as time passed after each tragedy, we seem to go back to our regular routines without investing the time a...
By Glenn Felson | Friday, June 17, 2016
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So your tech failed you -- figure it out

I can’t call myself a digital native because that term is reserved for people who are the same age as my adult children. I’ll just say that I have had internet access in my home since the 1980s, and I fully appreciate the difference between a 300...
By Teresa Boardman | Thursday, May 26, 2016
Dragon Images / Shutterstock.com Consumers are used to being dazzled. How do you compare?

Consumers are used to being dazzled. How do you compare?

“The House that Jack Built” was an antique British poem I heard countless times growing up. The point of the poem was less about home construction and more about connectedness. “This is the woman who milked the cow with the crumpled horn, that ...
By Chip R. Bell | Friday, May 13, 2016
Stock-Asso / Shutterstock.com CARmojis could help you text your way to a new home sale

CARmojis could help you text your way to a new home sale

Have you ever wanted to send a client a bottle of champagne to congratulate them on the purchase of their new home, but just can't? Well, now you can, sort of, with CARmojis ......
By Britt Chester | Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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Why mobile apps make home shopping easier

Imagine driving to the airport. Getting there early is ideal -- having time to unwind before the flight, stroll around the airport, maybe buy a magazine or two. To do this, one would need to chart the most efficient way to get there with time to spar...
By Neha Kamran | Thursday, April 28, 2016
Andrey_Popov / Shutterstock.com 5 organizational tips to make you a better mobile agent

5 organizational tips to make you a better mobile agent

When you’re a mobile agent without a regular office presence, you get to enjoy a lot of freedom that agents with traditional agencies can’t. Although the luxury of working at your own pace and schedule can be great, sometimes it’s difficult to ...
By Alex Quilici | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Maksym Darakchi / Shutterstock.com Life hacks for agents using everyday apps

Life hacks for agents using everyday apps

I had a dream: one perfectly integrated cross-platform app that would take care of my needs. Let’s face it: nothing's perfect, so I found two -- from the long list of apps for real estate agents -- that work for me, and I use them in different ways...
By Barb Zuckerwise | Friday, April 22, 2016
Bloomua / Shutterstock.com 5 best apps from 2016 TechNique

5 best apps from 2016 TechNique

Everything is bigger in Texas, right? Well, the TechNique (technology application for real estate professionals) Conference held at the Alamo Drafthouse Theater in Austin, Texas, certainly made me a believer of that statement’s truth. TechNique was...
By Lee Davenport | Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Bloomua / Shutterstock.com 3 brand building real estate apps you need now

3 brand building real estate apps you need now

Technology is allowing agents all over the country to better their systems, improve their business, grow exponentially and even give back. There are hundreds of real estate apps out there, and it can be overwhelming to figure out what's worth your ti...
By Sam DeBianchi | Tuesday, March 1, 2016
2016Q1_TechReview Will HomeViu build real estate's first video listing portal?

Will HomeViu build real estate's first video listing portal?

HomeViu's interface takes you through the process, allowing you to stop recording in one room, walk to another and start recording again. The end result is a smooth video file that looks deliberately edited ......
By Craig C. Rowe | Friday, February 12, 2016
Kharlanov Evgeny / Shutterstock.com Don't go Solo, tech bro: Do your homework

Don't go Solo, tech bro: Do your homework

Picture the scene: "Tech bros" with money to burn surround the table. The disruptor-in-chief is rallying the troops to the tune of nine figures. The pitch is some variation of a model that has failed repeatedly and without exception for decades. "Tod...
By Sam DeBord | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
ShortPhotos / Shutterstock.com The days of bedroom, bath and price are dead

The days of bedroom, bath and price are dead

Move over realtor.com, Zillow and Trulia -- and take your old-fashioned data search tools with you. Your days on top of the real estate search heap are numbered. ......
By Bernice Ross | Monday, January 4, 2016
Ra'uf Hussin / Shutterstock.com Turns out, technology isn't that crucial to buyers and sellers

Turns out, technology isn't that crucial to buyers and sellers

I continually find myself caught in limbo between conducting my business the way I think it ought to be run and the way statistics show successful businesses are running. As a progressive millennial agent, it's in my DNA to find exciting innovative s...
By Dusty Baker | Monday, December 28, 2015
Stock Rocket / Shutterstock.com What happens when mobile Internet bidding is used for real estate

What happens when mobile Internet bidding is used for real estate

The idea of placing bids on the Internet for the purchase of goods and services was made popular by eBay more than 20 years ago. Today, there are hundreds -- perhaps thousands -- of similar websites that execute buy and sell transactions online. ...
By Robin Liu | Thursday, October 29, 2015
Lucas Photo / Shutterstock.com Do you really need that tech tool? Create a flow chart to decide

Do you really need that tech tool? Create a flow chart to decide

Are you frequently on the lookout for the latest and greatest lead generation system, CRM (customer relationship manager) or website solution? Are you paying a monthly fee for services that you might not be using ......
By Aaron Lacey | Monday, October 26, 2015
Photographee.eu / Shutterstock.com 5 ways to stay safe when meeting potential buyers

5 ways to stay safe when meeting potential buyers

For more than 10 years, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) has designated September as National Realtor Safety Month. But the need for real estate agents to be aware of safety issues on the job is more critical than ever ......
By Wendy Forsythe | Thursday, September 24, 2015