Realogy wrings tech firm from ZipRealty acquisition

Real estate giant Realogy — which operates franchise brands including Century 21, ERA, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate and owns the nation’s largest brokerage — has formed a company called “ZapLabs” tasked with developing technology for affiliat…

Born to be digital: Online transaction tools erode traditional sales

A few tech updates in the real estate world this week highlight the burgeoning field of digital transaction products. Plabro, an Indian app with 10,000 users, streamlines broker-to-broker communication about listings and buyer needs — and these servic…

3 real estate tech tidbits worth knowing about

The Inman technology review inbox experienced a rather voluminous influx of cool stuff to talk about this week. Here are three updates on our radar, some of which we’ll be reviewing in full as they develop. …

PLG Estates: How mobile technology changed the industry

In this weekly video series, Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates breaks down the effect of mobile technology on the real estate industry …

3 ways technology is changing the closing process

In what seems like a short time, consumers have come to rely on their phones, tablets and other devices as the go-to place for information.

Few industries have been impacted by this fact as significantly as real estate, where searching for a home onli…

3-D home of the day: Manhattan Beach development

This exceptional home features a dynamic floor plan providing homeowners with an indoor-outdoor living experience. Enjoy the best views Manhattan Beach has to offer from the comfort of your own home. …

BoomTown integrates with BombBomb video email, RealSatisfied reviews

It seems like the relationship was kismet. BombBomb’s unique video email service will overlap well with BoomTown’s powerful prospecting tools, now made even more accurate via an advanced lead filter. The partnership with RealSatisfied will enhance the …

Why aren’t these 3 features on your agent website?

It’s time to go beyond responsive. Instead of bios, endless acronyms and pages of what you can do for someone, trim the fat on your site. On the list of what web visitors value the most today, simple search and individual listing pages top the list in …

REBNY and MetaProp RETech expo highlights

For the first time, the Real Estate Board of New York partnered with MetaProp NYC, a real estate tech development program, on April 6 in Midtown Manhattan to showcase new technological developments in the real estate field …

Stay in touch after closing and beyond with this white-label agent app

How do you keep the customer interested after they’ve been in their new house for a few months? ClientLinkt does a better job than most. The software integrates an automated social media outreach effort to Facebook and Twitter. Posts and tweets promote…