Will private search engines squander real estate advertising efforts?

There is an ever-growing number of private search engines that promise the highest level of privacy and no data collection. Could these sites have a significant impact on real estate marketing?

As tech companies go remote, Bay Area rents tumble

Denser counties close to big tech companies are seeing significant year-over-year rent decreases, with San Francisco experiencing a 7.4 percent decline.

Safety expert warns of new property and rental scam amid pandemic

“There are criminals who sit and wait around for a crisis to jump in,” real estate safety expert Tracey Hawkins told Inman.

Homesnap launches new advertising and lead gen service, Concierge

The real estate technology solutions company will release on Friday a new advertising service for agents called Homesnap Pro+ Concierge.

Want to keep your online profiles on point? Here are 5 tips

What people see when they Google you matters, especially when it comes to old and outdated profiles. Controlling your online presence is tricky, but doable. Just have a little patience, and follow these five tips.

Voiceter Pro to permanently shut down due to coronavirus

The company was founded nearly four years ago and struck up partnerships with numerous well-known real estate organizations. But it was unable to weather the economic turmoil of the pandemic.

Smart home tech for agents: How does Ecobee fare against Nest?

Although lacking brand awareness, Ecobee is a smart thermostat that readily competes with Nest. Here’s what it does and how it works, plus a few perks to consider.

Luxury snapshot: Agents in high-end markets are staying busy

The market hasn’t fully recovered yet, but agents in luxury markets told Inman that deals are still happening and activity appears to be on the rise.

Google sibling company ditches plans for Toronto development

The project would have remade Toronto’s Quayside area but was nixed amid the economic turmoil of the coronavirus pandemic.

Matterport debuts iPhone-based 3D tour tool

Matterport for iPhone is poised to make the 3D imaging company’s technology accessible to more real estate professionals, and it comes amid surging interest in 3D tours.