DepositLink puts an end to paper checks and wire fraud

With over 20 years of experience, 1,200 transactions, and $750 Million in residential sales, Jay Rooney has seen it all when it comes to dealing with paper checks and bank wires. “There is nothing that creates more inefficiencies and liabilities in the real estate business than dealing with paper checks and wires,” he said.

Web app Quigler offers a new level of deal transparency

Quigler uses state law and NAR Code of Ethics deal practices to manage real estate transactions and buyer and seller communications. But is it a guarantee of regulatory perfection?

The deal is digital: A guide to handling it online from lead to close

The fax machine is finally put to rest. With the onset of e-closing platforms and RON, the real estate sales cycle is 100 percent online, mobile and in the cloud. Here’s a quick list of vendors for each phase of the deal.

The deal is digital: A guide to handling it online from lead to close

The fax machine is finally put to rest. With the onset of e-closing platforms and RON, the real estate sales cycle is 100 percent online, mobile and in the cloud. Here’s a quick list of vendors for each phase of the deal.

A new marketplace: Real estate’s ‘simple’ revolution is coming

Not too long ago, Brad Inman wrote about the role of a marketplace in real estate. He described the influx of polarizing new business models to the industry, highlighting what they meant for consumers and gathering them up under an umbrella term: The i…

The one thing brokerages don’t look for when choosing a tech vendor

When brokerages are going through the software evaluation process, there is usually a bit of tunnel vision around price tag: How much does the program cost to license, and what’s the annual charge to renew? What’s often missing is an evaluation of the …

We asked, they answered. Here are the 5 things top agents want from technology in 2020

As we head into a new decade, it’s important to acknowledge the massive real estate industry shifts that are taking place. Most notably, power is shifting from large brokerages to top producing agents and teams, and this is creating a great divide, with the very best agents outperforming the rest of the profession.

Introducing Cash Close by HomeLight: The product every homeseller needs

While the past decade in real estate has seen technology innovation around the initial steps in the real estate journey — such as finding an agent you can trust or having access to thousands of property listings at your fingertips — the mechanics of the transaction have remained largely untouched.

Chat-based escrow coordination tool poised to change how deals get done

PrecloseGO is a sleek, super-simple way for transaction coordinators to manage the escrow process, interact with buyers and sellers, and take the deal to the finish line.

Lone Wolf launches new data insights platform

The platform aims to crunch back-office data — such as company profitability, gross commission income and other year-over-year trends — to create visualizations, forecasts and other insights in a more plain language for brokers.