Blog Profile / GeekEstate blog


URL :http://geekestateblog.com/
Filed Under:Business & Finance / Real Estate
Posts on Regator:1767
Posts / Week:3.4
Archived Since:January 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Will Apple’s Decision Spell the End of Real Estate Agent (Template) Apps?

It appears Apple is starting stricter enforcement of its 4.2.6 and 4.3 guidelines in 2018. What are the two guidelines? From the App Store: 4.2.6 Apps created from a commercialized template or app generation service will be rejected....Show More Summary

Zephyr Q&A with Melody Foster

Recently, I had the chance to ask Zephyr‘s VP of Marketing, Melody Foster, a few questions about the companies technology and marketing efforts heading into 2018. 1. Congrats on the partnership with Buyside. Can you tell us a little bit about how that came to be? We were introduced to Buyside by our website vendor, Tribus. Show More Summary

Geek Estate Private Community Update

Wanted to post a quick update about Geek Estate’s private community. We’ve been adding a few members per week, and have 11 founding member slots left (from 50). Those people will receive discounted pricing for the life of their membership. Show More Summary

Meet the Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur: Malcolm Hall from Open Box

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Malcolm Hall, the founder and CEO of Open Box. Without further ado… What do you do? I am the Founder and CEO of Open Box which is a technology services company focus solely on Real Estate. Show More Summary

What You Need to Know: VOWs & the Expiration of the Decree Consent

What do agents and brokers need to know about Virtual Office Websites, following the news of the upcoming expiration of the NAR-DOJ agreement from 2008? We covered the topic here, but thought a follow up was in order with the 3 core things you should know. Show More Summary

Job Opportunity: Experienced UI/Graphic Designer

One of Geek Estate’s member companies, Rentalutions, is seeking an experienced UI/Graphic Designer. Experienced UI/Graphic Designer Job Type This is a contract position working with a team in Chicago. There is a possibility, but not expectation, that this could evolve into a full-time role. Show More Summary

FBS acquires Solid Earth’s Spring software platform

FBS, the creators of the industry-leading Flexmls® System and Spark Platform, announced today the acquisition of Solid Earth’s Spring software platform along with the hiring of the Spring team. Combining the Spring® Portal, the Spark® API,...Show More Summary

Meet the RE Tech Executive: Eric Eckardt from Purplebricks

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Eric Eckardt, the CEO of Purplebricks in the US. Without further ado… What do you do? As U.S. CEO, I’m responsible for Purplebricks’ U.S. market growth, penetration and profitability. Show More Summary

Digital Marketing for Realtors: The Ultimate Guide

Don’t get me wrong: word-of-mouth referrals and print marketing campaigns are great. This old-fashioned methodology is what drove the lion’s share of my business for well over a decade. However, I’m always looking to grow as both a realtor and a businessman, and that’s why I decided to get started within the digital marketing space. Show More Summary

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Simon Davis of Nimbus Maps

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the co-founder and CEO of Nimbus Maps, Simon Davis. Without further ado… What do you do? I am the CEO of Nimbus® Maps, which is in effect a dedicated property...Show More Summary

#GivingTuesday & GiveBack Homes

It’s #givingtuesday …. and I wanted to remind you my dear friends at Giveback Homes (Caroline is one of the founding members of Geek Estate) are always a great option for your philanthropy dollars. Happy giving! The post #GivingTuesday & GiveBack Homes appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.

Why Haven’t You Started a Real Estate Startup?

An entrepreneur I spoke to in Columbia a few weeks ago asked me a question I’ve heard a few other times over the years. Given your experience and connections in real estate, why haven’t you done a real estate startup? Valid question for sure. Show More Summary

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Sean Conway from Pillow

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the CEO & co-founder of Pillow, Sean Conway. Without further ado… What do you do? I am the CEO and co-founder of Pillow. Pillow is a short-term rental service...Show More Summary

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Ethan Lieber from Latchel

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the co-founder of Latchel, Ethan Lieber. Without further ado… What do you do? I help property managers and landlords grow their income streams. Latchel was created with that goal in mind. Show More Summary

November Sponsor Showcase, Round 2

Thank you to our November sponsors… How will you keep up with the changing MLS landscape and technology while also growing your business? With ListHub, the largest and most trusted partner for broker-authorized listings from nearly 600...Show More Summary

A Creative SEO Strategy: Support Crowd Funding Campaigns

Here’s a link building idea for those thinking about your business on a long enough time span to invest in SEO… Support crowdfunding campaigns on platforms such as Kickstarter, Patreon, and IndieGoGo — especially if you can get in early enough with one to become a showcase supporter/sponsor. Show More Summary

Will VOWs Go the Way of the Dark Ages?

There’s a fantastic article on the topic of VOWs that Inman published last week. It’s written by David Kully, an antitrust partner for Holland & Knight LLP. Mr. Kully worked for 18 years at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he played a central role on the DOJ’s litigation against the NAR. Show More Summary

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Andrew McConnell from Rented.com

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the co-founder and CEO of Rented.com, Andrew McConnell. Without further ado… What do you do? I am the CEO of Rented.com. We are the largest marketplace in the world connecting real estate owners with short-term rental managers. Show More Summary

HomeSnap Invites

A few weeks ago, I received the the following invite from HomeSnap: I assume I received the email because I’ve traded emails with Tom in the past (he’s a former client at Virtual Results), and all his contacts were sent the same invite. Show More Summary

Closer and Closer to the Transaction

Simon Baker shared some of this thoughts on the future of online real estate at the Property Portal Watch conference (video link). Particularly for the startup founders reading, it’s worth a listen/watch.   The post Closer and Closer to the Transaction appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.

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