The befuddled state of today’s real estate technology

There’s much hype about technology in the real estate industry, but are real estate agents even using the technology available to them properly? Does the use of technology result in more sales? Will the company with the best technology win? And if so, what will they win? So many unanswered questions about agent tech — let’s dive in.

WATCH: What you need to know about listing photos

With technology like artificial intelligence, floor plan stitching and virtual reality, the potential to draw in buyers with your listing photos is at an all-time high. Listen in as BoxBrownie’s Peter Schravemade and Boardman Realty’s Teresa Boardman debate the line between improvement and misdirection.

Attention real estate: Why has your photography not improved yet?

Real estate agents should know it takes more than just a good phone camera to take great listing photos — yet, in some cases, it’s nearly impossible to tell the difference between listing photos taken in 2009 and those taken in 2019. Here’s why you should learn to photograph or hire a professional photographer.

25 truths every real estate agent lives

We all know this business is made up of more than just agents and brokers, but no one can deny that it’s the agents who build the closest bonds with consumers. Here are 25 realities agents have to deal with every day — the rest of the industry should try to fully grasp them.

How to spark joy in real estate

Learn how one broker was inspired after watching the Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” and how a potential “tidying up” movement could impact the entire real estate industry.

Here’s how to keep the male leadership status quo going strong

Broker Teresa Boardman gives a satirical take on keeping women out of top real estate positions in 2019.

20 tips for staying positive during a market shift

There is no such thing as a “bad” real estate market. There are always opportunities — we just need to find them in this market shift. Here are 20 ways for getting through a market shift on a positive note.

Why you should take a break from holiday marketing

For brick-and-mortar retail and internet-based retail, the holidays are a business opportunity to depend on. But real estate doesn’t depend on the holidays. Here’s why it’s good to exclude yourself from the noise this season.

Why you should start 2019 with a bullet journal

Keep track of the past, organize the present, and plan for the future with a bullet journal. Here’s what you need to know about starting a bullet journal to help you with your business.

Will a break from political uncertainty help the real estate market?

With midterm elections in the rearview mirror, many in the real estate industry are wondering if the end to the political uncertainty of the past few months will finally help some buyers get off the fence and ready to make a deal.