More communications, less fluff. Bonzo upends the CRM: Tech Review
Bonzo deftly avoids CRM stereotypes, yet does exactly what a true CRM should. Its video, live chat, email and text campaigns focus on quick responses, relevant subject matter and traceable discussions
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 11
Let's talk about marketing your listings with DO AudioTours: Tech Review
DO AudioTours is being rolled out nationally by Exit Realty, marking the product's first enterprise deal, and a significant technological investment by Direct Offer
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 5
Cheers! Bublup offers a better way to organize business: Tech Review
Bublup is business content organization and management software that can store, label, sort and share everything, including web addresses, home tour videos and listing agreements
by Craig C. Rowe Jul 8
Newly launched Pairadime is betting on the future being fractional: Tech Review
The company has worked with legal professionals, agents and done the research to become a valuable partner to the industry on what could very well become the best new way to own property
by Craig C. Rowe May 20
Ember's app for buyers reflects its approach to simplifying co-ownership: Tech Review
Agents who work with luxury buyers seeking to secure a share of an Ember home should be aware of how this unique purchasing model operates
by Craig C. Rowe May 6
Market data is always changing, pin it down with VestMap: Tech Review
VestMap's capabilities are great value-adds to listing presentations and CMA solutions that focus mainly on home price trends without exploring everything that's driving them
by Craig C. Rowe Feb 11
Technology-first broker Prevu is more than its message: Tech Review
While the team at Prevu uses Expedia and Carvana to describe its approach, to me it's closer to the consumer insurance industry's move to shed its suit-and-tie, bureaucratic reputation with online quotes, service and mobile experiences
by Craig C. Rowe Feb 4
Home Manager brings some nice touches to a growing proptech segment: Tech Review
Home Manager adds a needed perspective to the home management tech landscape, but can it compete in an already-crowded field?
by Craig C. Rowe Jan 31
DirectOffer brings new ideas to consumer search and listing marketing: Tech Review
DirectOffer took a common concept in sales (showing the competitive landscape) and found a unique way to put it in front of the market
by Craig C. Rowe Dec 13
Is HomeSmart's tech worth the switch? A look at its client-first app: Tech Review
The team at HomeSmart makes it a priority to stay on top of what the HomeSnaps and Zillows of the world are up to, as should any savvy proptech team trying to know what consumers are looking for
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 12
SparkOffer's open-bid model helps listing agents market homes: Review
This platform benefits agents with unique luxury listings, investment properties, land and other real estate that doesn't get a lot of attention on the local MLS
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 24
Inman Review: Plotify helps people invest in single-family rentals
The app can help investors find and quickly secure single-family-rental investments in cities around the country or world and provides management, leasing and no-recourse, interest-free financing
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 24
Inman Review: Plunk helps homeowners evaluate renovation projects
A new app called Plunk, with a reputable pedigree of industry knowledge behind it, has launched to help homeowners better evaluate the return on home improvement
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 30
Inman Review: Holofy Spaces is leading the vertical video tour revolution
Based in London and rooted in retail, this video tour app gives users a simple, cool way to explore homes and also reduces the anxiety many agents have about creating listing videos
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 13
Inman Review: Can iBuyers get you leads? They can with Zoodealio
Not quite an iBuyer, Zoodealio does in some instances buy a seller's home, but the software's experience is clearly developed around getting agents more listing leads
by Craig C. Rowe Jul 23