Amazon unveils new Echo devices, Alexa microwave

You might soon be hearing a lot more from Alexa around your house. On Thursday, Amazon unveiled a range of new and redesigned smart-home gadgets with its popular virtual voice assistant.

KW’s ‘Kelle’ app competes with big RE tech companies

Kelle is a voice-activated interface that allows Keller Williams agents to access databases, company resources and goal-tracking technologies …

How to make new real estate agents feel welcome on your team

You invest a lot of time, money and energy into recruiting new real estate agents to your team. Of course, you want them to feel confident in their choice, before and after they sign-on with you …

5 tech gadgets every real estate pro will love

If you’re like us and love technology, then you’ll dig this list of popular gadgets — they’ll likely have an impact on your real estate business before 2018 is through, if they haven’t already. And they make great gifts too …

5 holiday gift ideas for every kind of client

With the holiday’s right around the corner, gift shopping for family and friends can quickly become overwhelming. Throw gifts for clients into the mix, and you can find yourself at a complete loss for what to buy …

Coldwell Banker offers industry news via Amazon’s Alexa

As a torrent of new technologies and business models take real estate by storm, it can be difficult to keep up. Coldwell Banker is aiming to help agents stay in the know by serving up industry and company news through Alexa, Amazon’s voice-activated assistant …

Will Alexa find your office’s next top producer?

ZipRecruiter.com launched it’s voice-activated job search app on Amazon’s Echo last August …

Voice-driven real estate app for Amazon Echo now talks to 3 markets

A few weeks ago I reported on a voice-driven real estate search app. Now, three agencies have opted in to receive buyer and seller leads. …

3 tech trends to keep your eyes on in 2017

When I was talking to one of the vendors — Zvi Band from Contactually — after Inman Connect New York (ICNY) in January, he told me that he noticed something interesting about the questions that agents and brokers were asking him this year …

CNET releases Smart Home Matrix at the Consumer Electronics Show

CNET launched its Smart Home Matrix, a website developed to show consumers how existing products in this space connect with one another …