Zillow co-founder Rich Barton on what’s next in real estate tech

A decade ago, the smartphone didn’t exist. Now, the majority of real estate shopping takes place on mobile devices. So what about the next 10 years? …

Facebook’s Canvas gives agent listings a visual edge

In February of this year, the social media leader launched Canvas, a new advertising tool that provides businesses with an effective way promote their brand and for agents — also share listings. As of last week, Facebook has opened the rich media form…

Sleek contract-to-closing app gears up for launch

Preclose, founded by former BoomTown head of operations Rebecca Guthrie, is on the list to present at next month’s Realogy’s FWD Innovation Summit. The selection makes sense. There’s certainly innovation on display in this iOS and Android app, which de…

Flyp the switch on managing multiple phone numbers

Flyp helps real estate agents juggle several business and personal phone numbers. It is an absolute standout among business apps in terms of practicality, elegance and sales applicability. A Flyp account allows users to set up five additional numbers o…

WAV Group survey suggests more MLSs will be shopping for new platforms

More multiple listing services will be considering a new platform provider when their contract with their current vendor expires than in previous years, according to an annual survey from real estate consulting firm WAV Group. A preliminary release of …