Taking time, cost and failure out of the real estate transaction

SAN FRANCISCO — Three real estate industry experts (dotloop’s Austin Allison, the California Association of Realtors’ Joel Singer and Williston Financial Group’s Patrick Stone) discussed this topic at length — here’s what they had to say …

Will Upstream and AMP solve real estate’s tech woes?

Many say the value of today’s real estate agents lies not in controlling consumers’ access to data, but in making that data understandable and useful. But agents’ most important technology tools — multiple listing services — are stuck with retrograde…

NuOffer says QR codes keep digital documents secure, even when they’re printed out

Documents, as secure as they may be in digital form, typically lose any digital security they have when printed out, which can spell trouble for all parties in a real estate transaction. NuOffer, a real estate startup that streamlines the …

ZipLogix competitors never had a shot at licensing CAR forms

Brokers and agents who want to fill out the California Association of Realtors’ (CAR) electronic forms in software other than the solutions offered by its for-profit subsidiary are out of luck, because of a long-term exclusive license the subsidiary granted …

Face Off: Working Through the Gnarly Details of the Digital Transaction

Joel Singer, CEO of the California Association of Realtors (CAR), the U.S.’s largest Realtor association, and Austin Allison, CEO of up-and-coming transaction management platform dotloop, faced off at a special session of Real Estate Connect® San Francisco 2013. The head-to-head …

CAR vs. dotloop: Sparks fly in debate over forms software [VIDEO]

SAN FRANCISCO — Joel Singer, CEO of the California Association of Realtors (CAR), the U.S.’s largest Realtor association, and Austin Allison, CEO of up-and-coming transaction management platform dotloop, faced off at a special session of Real Estate Connect. The head-to-head …

Memories of the first Real Estate Connect

In September 1996, a small real estate and technology conference held in a redwood grove north of San Francisco brought together some important members of real estate and technology at a momentous time in real estate’s history. The Internet was …

Dotloop, CAR CEOs will explore ‘gnarly details’ of paperless at Real Estate Connect

Top executives with the California Association of Realtors and transaction management software provider dotloop will take to the stage at Real Estate Connect San Francisco to discuss issues including security and privacy that CAR has cited in refusing …

Uncertainty to temper economic growth

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