BrokerageTechnology

12 startups that are changing the way we interact with real estate

Imagine conducting entire mortgage transaction online without the aid of a loan officer

Are you ready for a glimpse into the future of real estate? Real Estate Connect's “New Kids on the Block” session and an eye-opening Agent Reboot session called “9 technologies that will change the real estate landscape forever” provided a preview of coming attractions that may dramatically change the real estate industry. James Dwiggins, CEO of Nexthome and the moderator for Agent Reboot, outlined a series of game-changing technologies that are already making their presence felt in the real estate industry. Search with the wave of a finger Your mouse, computer track pad and remote controls are about to become obsolete. Leap Motion has already released an app that allows you to control your screen with just a wave of your finger. Fin is “a trendy gadget you can wear on the thumb and make your whole palm a digital touch interface.” Rather than having some smart chip implanted in your body, you will soon be able to preview property videos, share files, change TV sta...