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Austin Allison: ‘Our focus is on innovation in an industry known to drag its feet’

Dotloop CEO talks technology, productivity and a bright future

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

Austin Allison is the CEO of dotloop. Are you optimistic about 2015? The housing market? Yes, we are very optimistic about the housing market for 2015. NAR is predicting housing sales to go up by just under 8 percent. While lending standards continue to be rigid, recent comments from the Federal Housing Administration seem optimistic about more credit access. So early indicators for 2015 might seem a bit ambitious right now, but overall, we are optimistic for continued sustainable growth in our industry. Your success? With continual growth in the industry and an increasing demand for speed and efficiency in real estate transactions, we are very optimistic about the success of dotloop. Currently, we have 1.2 million real estate professionals and $30 billion in transactions occurring each month on dotloop, and this number is growing. Additionally, with announcements of recent partnerships with industry leaders such as LeadingRE, Keller Williams and Realogy, we are looking ...