Opinion
Co-founded by a former agent and currently available to New York City agents, the web and mobile video listing portal has its sights set on major market expansion, and it might have the chops to pull it off
by Craig C. Rowe | Jul 3
Opinion
With its own FDIC-insured savings account and a sharp, well-executed experience, Digs is part fintech, part proptech, and it's designed to help agents help clients buy their first home
by Craig C. Rowe | Jun 19
Opinion
Partnering with MLSListings, Inc. of Northern California, the software company's consumer search app misses the mark on several fronts but mainly in its core purpose: consumer home search
by Craig C. Rowe | Jun 12
The industry is becoming ever-more technology driven, digital and at arm's length. These common terms can help you understand what technology vendors are trying to sell you
by Craig C. Rowe | Apr 22
Subtle marketing or legit leak? Either way, Apple's iPhone 12 will be larger and faster, and it's rumored to come with lidar scanning tech on its three-lens, 3D camera
by Craig C. Rowe | Apr 21
Opinion
The app comes with a shot list and in-screen shooting recommendations to ensure users capture everything that makes a video worth watching. It was developed by a filmmaker and former Sotheby's executive
by Craig C. Rowe | Apr 17
Opinion
Made for the iPhone, Yaza automatically maps every place you record a video, making it an ideal technology for property tours and neighborhood marketing
by Craig C. Rowe | Apr 17
Gary Keller's declaration of becoming a tech company will never be technically correct, but in terms of offering agents smart tools to better their business, the company is delivering. The KW app is the latest proof.
by Craig C. Rowe | Mar 13
Consumer-facing, agent-branded app is based on planetRE's CRM and transaction management products, and it includes SOC 2-compliant e-signature tools for mobile agreements and documentation
by Craig C. Rowe | Feb 18
Opinion
With its latest features that include client-contextual hot sheets and auto-mileage trackers, the app is still worthy of its 5∂-star rating
by Craig C. Rowe | Feb 18
Opinion
Brokerages are rushing to arm agents with the latest tools and to get closer to the consumer. But what happens to the data when you leave? Be mindful of who owns your consumer data and leads.
by Kevin Kauffman | Feb 17
Opinion
We reviewed First in 2017. It has since gone mobile-only and encourages users to uncover new business from existing contacts and by keeping a pulse on the flow of the market
by Craig C. Rowe | Dec 20
With so many options available to agents, the app makes some strong, yet unjustified, claims about its image quality. But there are a few bright spots
by Craig C. Rowe | Dec 13
This 4-star rated app is centered on existing networks rather than fresh leads. The new feature called Personal Network Efficiency lets agents know how much money they are winning (and losing) in their database
by Craig C. Rowe | Dec 3
Opinion
Ben Kinney assembled a number of technology acquistions into what is now called Brivity, a business lifecycle platform for teams that's heavy on follow-up and lead nurture. But is it the category's clear winner?
by Craig C. Rowe | Sep 27