Meet the New Kids on the Block – Part 2

Many companies that are household names today (Zillow, Trulia) made their debut on the Connect stage as wee start-ups. This week, we’ll continue the tradition of giving the newbies a chance to pitch their business to the best and the brightest in real estate and tech …

5 digital marketing tools to help your business grow

To help make your already frantic lifestyle a little less hectic, check out these five digital marketing tools that aim to help your business grow …

Katherine Salyi: ‘I take ownership of everything I do’

“I was raised with strong values centered on honesty, hard work and accountability,” says Salyi …

Give Realty brings social entrepreneurship to real estate brokerage

A $1,500 donation to the American Cancer Association was recently made in honor of Laurie Loew, owner of Austin-Texas-based Give Realty. The gift may have been a gesture of support to Loew, who was diagnosed with stage-four cancer in March. But it also…

4 hot business-building tips from AFIRE’s leading women

This year’s AFIRE was packed with great content, including unique ways to use LinkedIn for lead generation, the hidden opportunity in global real estate search, how to avoid the lure of shiny object syndrome and a simple way to manage your time. Here are a few examples of what I learned at the conference …

Integrate workflows in the cloud and mobile with Zapelo

If real estate had a word of the year, 2015’s might be “integration.” The days of brokers and agents plugging data into disparate platforms are clearly numbered …

Price levels for mid-tier homes almost 25% below ’06 peak

A recent report suggests that “mid-tier” homes — those that sell between $120,000 and $345,000 — are the worst-performing housing segment when it comes to overall appreciation. According to Clear Capital’s Home Data Index, current price levels for mid-tier homes are 24.8 percent below 2006 peak levels …

Start your engines: Welcome to San Francisco!

We live in an unusually vibrant, dynamic and contentious time in real estate. Tough, gnarly and controversial issues confront the industry because disruption is happening all around us. …

6 questions with ICSF speaker Nancy Braun

Nancy Braun is the creative force behind Charlotte’s Showcase Realty and its several divisions. Focusing on technology and delivering a new kind of experience, Braun has created a new model for the real estate industry …

25 spectacular aerial vistas captured by drones

We as a species have always been intrigued and fascinated by the idea of flight. A look at our history can tell you what happens when an idea plants a seed in our minds. It’s not all that surprising that the idea of flying machines that can gather real-time data, images and be flown remotely has had a massive impact on the world …