What Do You Do When Inventory’s This Low? Innovate

From the beginning, Simon Chen has abided by a clear credo: to enhance, not replace. “It’s all about using technology in the right way to make the agent that much more productive,” Chen, CEO and president of ERA Real Estate, says. “The focus for us is to use technology as an enabler, and less as […]

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Dotloop GM Austin Allison to step down at the end of 2018

Austin Allison, the CEO and co-founder of the cloud-based real estate transaction management system dotloop is stepping down at the end of the year, the executive announced Tuesday, in a blogpost.

Using Location to Attract, Engage and Convert More Online Leads

Local Logic looks to transform the industry by personalizing the customer experience on real estate broker websites It’s becoming increasingly harder to engage with and convert online leads—especially with all the online resources and technology readily available to consumers. So, what catches the eye of buyers and sellers in today’s tech-centric real estate industry? It’s […]

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Blockchain Won’t Make Real Estate Agents Obsolete

Blockchain is an emerging technology that’s impacting the way industries conduct business, especially real estate. Not much is known about blockchain among the general public besides its association with bitcoin. While real estate professionals should pay attention to this new trend—as it will significantly change transactions and data-sharing—it will not make their careers obsolete. Agents […]

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Using Technology to Convert Internet-Savvy Leads

In the following interview, Henry Sakowski, broker/owner, CENTURY 21 Action! In Chicago, Ill., discusses the advantages of the brand, his career, the local market and technology. Region Served: Chicago, Hardwood Heights, Norridge Years in Real Estate: 30-plus Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 175 Favorite Part of Your Job: Collaborating with my agents and […]

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Providing Value in a Competitive Market

Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) a key piece of the puzzle for powerhouse brokerage For Helen Hanna Casey, CEO of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (No. 4 in sales volume in RISMedia’s 2018 Power Broker Report), providing value is the name of the game for staying ahead of the competition. And she must be doing something […]

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Uncover Hidden Inventory: Coldwell Banker Can Predict Your Next Listing

In a real estate market facing a severe lack of homes for sale, agents could really use a secret weapon—something to shake up the status quo of the listing and selling game…something to help them compete in a low inventory market. “Finding homes is the No. 1 challenge in my market,” says Andrew McGranaghan, a […]

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Industry Challengers: Here Come the Incumbents

Real estate is an industry that I love. My family, our agents, and the customers we serve motivate me every day. Like many of my peers, I have watched many disruptors come and go. They come into our industry with bags full of investment capital, only to learn that real estate is a tough business […]

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Discipline and Teamwork Key to Success

In the following interview, Wally Kowis, broker/branch manager of Realty ONE Group in Las Vegas, Nev., discusses coaching, #coolture and technology. Region Served: Greater Las Vegas Years in Real Estate: 25 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 500 Best Tip for Running a Successful Meeting: Use technology to bring everybody in so they can […]

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Delivering a luxury experience in a tech-driven world

As the real estate industry continues to evolve, the importance and value of delivering an exceptional client experience has never been higher. Yet, every day seems to bring a new entrant to the market that claims to provide better, faster transactions…