Indie Broker Summit NY 18: The empowered agent — how the broker’s role is changing

How can brokers redefine their services in an era where agents have most of the power? Onstage at Inman Connect New York’s Indie Broker Summit, Long and Foster’s Peggy Lyn Speicher and @home real estate’s Karen Hall explain …

Indie Broker Summit NY 18: Redfin just got real — what you need to know

“Twenty-two thousand tasks from start to close of transaction. Redfin has distilled it down to a list of 191. What that allows them to do is make it far more efficient, and automated far better.” …

Indie Broker Summit NY 18: No, you got it wrong about Compass

You heard @properties co-founder Thad Wong’s narrative about Compass, but how would you like to hear about Compass straight from the horses mouth? Onstage at Inman Connect New York’s Indie Broker Summit, Compass chief revenue officer Rob Lehman spoke about the brokerage’s true goals and intentions for agents and the industry …

Tech Connect NY 18: Here’s what the fast and furious transaction looks like

Innovations in real estate tech, such as iBuyers, instant offers, fast loans, smart contracts, etc., all add up to a new and swifter home purchase and closing. Sean Black’s startup Knock, for instance, makes “trading in” a home as easy as trading in a car …

Indie Broker Summit NY 18: Why you’ve got it wrong about Compass

@properties co-founder Thaddeus Wong took the Indie Broker Summit stage at Inman Connect New York to explain a little bit more about how his new competitor, Compass, has affected his brokerage, the market and the real estate industry in general …

Matterport releases new terms of service, retains right to share 3-D home tours

Under the new terms of service for imaging company Matterport, the company can share and profit off of the photos you captured with its cameras.  …

Indie Broker Summit NY 18: iBuyers, Opendoor and Instant Offers

Some on-demand consumers are taking to the iBuyer model, which targets sellers who desire more convenience, speed and certainty in the real estate transaction. What is new and what is the consensus on who is taking advantage of their services …

Tech Connect NY 18: Tech tools that will change how you prospect for listings

“If you can become omnipresent, leads are a byproduct,” said James Rembert, owner of Digital Natives, onstage at Inman Connect New York’s Tech Connect …

Indie Broker Summit NY 18: Lead programs to help you stay in the game

Leads are expensive to find and hard to convert, but a broker-owner depends on them to survive …

Tech Connect NY 18: Live problem solving

One of the many beneficial sessions at Inman Connect New York is “Tech live problem solving” at Tech Connect, where the pros discuss audience queries and work through issues live onstage …