Got milk? Thirsty agent fined $15K for drinking homesellers' milk
Mike Rose told Canadian regulators in British Columbia he was on a new medication that made him 'unusually dehydrated.' But does that justify drinking his clients' milk, straight from the jug?
Too busy to show homes? Maybe Showami can help: Tech Review
Brokerages may have standard practices for outsourcing showings, but they're typically manual and unstructured
by Craig C. Rowe Apr 21
Home tours plummeted by half this year in Western states
Nationwide, home showing activity in October was down 27% year over year. In the West, the drop-off was nearly twice as steep
by Daniel Houston Dec 1
11 alternatives to ShowingTime: new apps to manage home showings
2021's legacy to proptech will be a major jump in the number of technology products developed to help agents show homes
by Craig C. Rowe Dec 30
Instashowing partners with Rhode Island Association of Realtors
Initially launched as a solution to help listing agents better manage how they schedule and arrange home showings, the company has since evolved to address the multitude of agent needs on the front-end of the deal
by Craig C. Rowe Dec 16
ShowingTime rolls out new safety, video tools
The new tools will let agents conduct live video tours and send out automated emergency texts if or when they run into trouble
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 12
On a budget? 27 dollar-store finds to spruce up your listing
Inflation continues to be a concern for many Americans. These affordable but attractive dollar-store finds can help agents get a home showing-ready on a budget
Instashowing spends investment on buyer tour, offer submission tools
The software that rolled out on the heels of Zillow's ShowingTime deal added features for buyer tours and submitting offers, and it launched single sign-on for MLS accounts
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 21
A stinky business: Getting rid of pet odors
Pet odors can be extremely off-putting to some buyers and require a little extra elbow grease to get rid of. Here are a few tricks to get that stinky smell out of your new listings
Instashowing expands features, unveils Bluetooth lockbox integrations: Tech Review
In an effort to demonstrate that every transaction begins with a showing, the popular app has added tour coordination, offer submission and management and now an in-app integration with Master Lock's Bluetooth-enabled lockboxes
by Craig C. Rowe Feb 12
Focus on what you’re best at to take your business to the next level
Santiago Arana and Dawn McKenna have come a long way since starting in real estate. They shared their pro tips for taking things to the next level with attendees at Connect Now
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 12
The DC agent balancing his time between work and family
This week, Chris Perry, a Realtor at Coldwell Banker in the Washington, DC metro area, hustles to make his active contract goals while preserving time for family
Virtual tours level off as home showings continue unseasonable increase
ShowingTime's Showing Index reported impressive year-over-year growth in home tours as Redfin reports 8-10% of all tours are conducted online
by Craig C. Rowe Oct 2
Homebuyer activity surges for second straight month in June
Active listings saw 50% more home showings on average last month, ShowingTime says
by Andrea V. Brambila Jul 27
The Inman Handbook on how to reopen your business this summer
As states begin the reopening process and more business restrictions are lifted, prepare yourself and your team for a new way to operate this summer