Technology

Where 2015’s tech trends may lead us

Thoughts, concepts and trends to watch for in real estate
  • The onset of TRID will hamper the potential for the digital transaction becoming common in 2016.

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. I remember my first mobile phone. It was a Sanyo, I believe the SCP-4000. From there, like the calendar pages of 2015, the evolution of real estate technology has been a blur. There's no slowing down now. The train has not only left the station, it gets faster with every mile and there's nary a scheduled stop in sight. There's a new year on the horizon, in respect to both calendars and real estate technology. A few concepts are going to take hold in the coming months that I believe will have an enduring presence in the industry. I don't see the point in having an iPhone on my wrist if there's one in my pocket. We've experienced the onset of the agent-less showings. Controversial now, but the tech will only make them easier and more efficient for agents. I believe the automated showing will eliminate the need for agents to prequalify every door-kic...