Tech Connect NY 18: New kids on the block

Nine startups stood onstage at ICNY’s Tech Connect to introduce themselves — and what they have to offer — to an audience of potential clients …

Tech Connect NY 18: How I help my clients buy with bitcoin

Piper Moretti switched over to real estate from the entertainment industry and soon found herself with a buyer who wanted to pay all-cash — but in bitcoin …

Remine expands reach to Chicago through Midwest Real Estate Data

Real estate predictive data tool Remine will now be available to agents around Chicagoland through regional multiple listing service Midwest Real Estate Data, according to an announcement from both companies on Tuesday. Remine is a big data tool that p…

Pacific Union recruits three Keller Williams teams in SoCal

After some high-profile moves last week in San Diego, the next spate of brokerage recruiting wars is going down in Los Angeles, where Pacific Union, the largest independent brokerage in California, today announced the opening of a new 20-agent office in the trendy Highland Park neighborhood and the addition of three top producing real estate teams from Keller Williams to its Southern California operation.  …

Agent Connect NY 18: How to create and execute the perfect lead magnet program

Watch Lance on stage at Inman Connect New York as she shares the strategies that won her business leads and helped make her the go-to professional in her field, and learn how to be the one everyone listens to, comes to and wants to do business with …

Agent Connect NY 18: There is no such thing as agent search — why agent reviews still matter

What does a review do for you? According to immoviewer CEO Jeff Turner, “it helps you understand how you did, it helps you understand how to identify your fans and it creates validation for the thing that’s really happening — and that’s people referri…

Doorport wants to install a smart intercom on every apartment building

Doorport’s intercom turns residents’ smartphones into their keycards. Having a connected smartphone in your pocket will automatically unlock the front door. More significantly for residents on-the-go, their phones will also ring when unannounced visito…

5 tips for closing every real estate deal ahead of schedule

Once a property goes under contract, it becomes a sprint to get to the finish line. However, with so many parties involved, lack of communication, missing paperwork, being unorganized and a host of other challenges can quickly can prevent you from clos…

7 questions to guide investors toward their ideal property

Real estate agents thrive on finding the perfect properties for their clients. If you’re working with an investor, a good recommendation could lead to more business in the future and more recommendations to their peers …

5 costs that can surprise new homeowners

Many years ago, after a carefree weekend away, my husband and I came home to discover we had no water, our television was fried and our refrigerator wasn’t working …