NYC brokerages unite to launch ‘game-changing’ data platform

Leading residential brokerages in New York City are uniting to offer a new level of transparency to the way consumers and brokers search property. The effort is being called a “game-changer” by high-ranking executives involved in its launch.

Alain Pinel Realtors announces 5 new tech partnerships

The San Francisco-based brokerage, which was founded in 1990 and now has more than 1,400 agents in 30 offices and is ranked as the 7th largest brokerage by volume according to Real Trends.

6 misconceptions real estate tech engineers wish MLSs understood

To clear up these misunderstandings and nudge future discussion in the right direction, here are six misconceptions tech engineers wish MLSs understood. 

Why you should take time to address your pain points through tech

Hands up: how many of you get distracted by pretty, shiny new tech tools that might suit your business needs, but you never have room in your schedule to roll up your sleeves and spend enough quality time to truly implement them into your business?

Hacker Connect NY 18: New ways to use APIs

Plug and play is critical, but what is new that makes APIs, or application programming interfaces, easier? What are some technologies coming into the market? Onstage at Inman Connect New York’s Hacker Connect, Cherre CEO L.D. Salmanson and RealScout senior software engineer Nicolas Cavigliano, delve deep into this topic …

The plan for Opendoor? Vertical integration and more

Opendoor’s future involves vertical integration, international expansion and maybe an IPO, CEO Eric Wu said in an interview earlier this month. Wu shared some insights into his fast-growing company in a Facebook Live interview with Inman moderated by RealScout CEO Andrew Flachner …

Network effects are the only way to future-proof brokerages

Six months ago, I made the claim that 2017 is the year of the broker, the year that brokerages must stand up to the threat of alt-brokerages and disintermediating tech companies. The chief way they can do this is through nurturing and protecting their …

Charlie Bengel, Jr.: A Top-Producing, Community-Centric Culture

With a new president in the White House this year, Charlie Bengel, Jr., CEO of RE/MAX Allegiance, serving the immediate D.C. metro market, admits that there are concerns about decisions that may impact proposed cuts to some federal agencies. “We’re waiting to see what actually comes of some of the proposals, but, as a business […]

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Your missing data = your massive opportunity

It’s critical for brokerage executives to take action to protect their brokerage’s buyer demand data. It’s not only smart to protect a key asset, but it also represents a massive business opportunity for both a brokerage’s agents and its executives …

Stop throwing away your brokerage’s most important asset!

As a brokerage executive, it’s your job to know everything about your business: consumers, agents, listings, the market. …