Year in review: 10 major real estate tech trends that shaped 2016

The players in the world of buying and selling homes have come a long way in embracing new tech amid delays and flubbed opportunities. In 1989 principal brokers were barely using the computer. Today, flying cameras and goggles to the virtual universe a…

Could Prempoint app eliminate the need for lockboxes?

A lamp lit in the living room creates the illusion that someone’s home. But a lockbox hanging on the doorknob arguably tells people that nobody’s home …

Smart home security risks every agent should know

As smart home features continue to emerge, so too are growing security concerns. Research has highlighted a multitude of smart home security flaws, and some have already been exploited …

Smart home tech officially makes the modern buyer wish list

There’s been a lot of hype surrounding smart home tech, which begs the question, is it really that big of a deal? Well, it looks like built-in technology is now a major driver of homebuying decisions, according to a new survey …

8 megatrends that will transform the real estate market

Society is on the brink of a new era that will be shaped by major advances in technology and lasting demographic transformations. The following list shows the megatrends we can expect in upcoming years. …

8 megatrends that will transform the real estate market

Society is on the brink of a new era that will be shaped by major advances in technology and lasting demographic transformations. The following list shows the megatrends we can expect in upcoming years. …

Smart home technology: the cherry on top for homebuyers?

Could the ability to flip the lights on from the comfort of your tablet move your home in a competitive seller’s market? Many Americans are keen to own or invest in smart home technology, particularly if it will help sell their homes faster, according …

Smart home tech sells listings faster

Smart home technology like the popular Nest thermostat and smoke alarm helps homes sell faster, according to an online survey of 513 Coldwell Banker Real Estate agents. Approximately two-thirds of the respondents said homebuyers are more interested in homes featuring smart features …