Big data is changing the way companies make important decisions at every level of the organization. Recent technologies, such as Hadoop, are significantly increasing the rate at which information can be collected and analyzed, and data science is quickly emerging as one of the most in-demand professions of the 21st century.
Unless all your clients are cash buyers, mortgages are an integral part of any real estate agent’s business. Knowing some basics about mortgages will make you a better adviser to your clients and a more effective businessperson.
As co-founder of a web-based mortgage technology company dedicated to radically improving the consumer experience, I have spent a lot of time studying the online real estate landscape. I’ve gained an understanding what today’s online real estate consumer actually wants.
If you’re in the real estate industry, I’m sure you’ve heard this statistic many times: Over 90 percent of homebuyers now start their search online. And it’s not just homes they’re searching the Web for; it’s also mortgages and just about everything else that has to do with their home purchase.