Real estate technology we should be thankful for

  • On demand services are quickly rising in real estate, as they are industry-wide.
  • Some of the best real estate technology solutions are those that simple make an old way of doing things new again.
  • Look for more tools in tech that make agents more collaborative and the industry more transparent

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Dive into the latest Technology impacting real estate, Jan 22, 2018

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. Thanksgiving is an occasion to lift our spirits -- some emotional, some in rocks glasses. Not to cast aspersions upon the holiday's most underrated side dish, but there a lot of things to be thankful for other than a good green bean casserole recipe. For example, this year in real estate technology, we witnessed the rise of the on-demand agent. Using tools like AgentPair and CurbCall, prospective buyers can roll up to a house, text a proverbial Bat signal to any nearby agents subscribed to the service and sit tight for showing help to arrive. Avenue, as does AgentPair's PairBot, uses text-messaging to create a concierge service for aspiring buyers and sellers. Consumers just send a question into the dark matter of the market to initiate discussion with a local agent expert. An agency agreement may or not transpire. Fan or not, the innovation behind...