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Blog Profile / GeekEstate blog


URL :http://geekestateblog.com/
Filed Under:Business & Finance / Real Estate
Posts on Regator:1651
Posts / Week:4.6
Archived Since:January 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

DoorSteps Swipe Adds Rentals

DoorSteps Swipe now includes rentals. The video is very well done… PS: There is still an opportunity, for someone to capitalize on. The post DoorSteps Swipe Adds Rentals appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.

The Fault Lies not in the Stars…

From the National Association of Realtors: The Fault Lies not in the Stars … Much has been made of how technology has and will affect our lives and chosen vocations. Technology speeds things up. Technology provides instant access. Technology feeds the insatiable demand for more and more meaningful information. Show More Summary

Meet the Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur: Will Caldwell

In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Will Caldwell, founder of Dizzle. Without further adieu, here’s a bit more from his own mouth… What do you do? I am cofounder and CEO at Dizzle building innovative mobile products for the real estate industry. Show More Summary

Meet the Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur: Andrew Flachner

In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Andrew Flachner, founder of RealScout. Without further adieu, here’s a bit more from his own mouth… What do you do? I’m cofounder and “Chief Real Estate Enthusiast” at RealScout. Show More Summary

Zillow / Trulia – the $3.5B Home Run Opportunity

Wowzers. $3.5 Billion. That’s a lot of money. A few things I’ve been thinking about: Holy crap, purchasing the #2 player in the market is a bold move. Going for the home run. But knowing Spencer, Rich, Lloyd, Amy, Greg, etc personally — this doesn’t surprise me. Show More Summary

Cards of House (Tinder for Real Estate)

The Tinder user interface is drop dead simple. Swipe right if you like it. Swipe left if you don’t. And it’s being brought into pretty much every vertical. See Jobr, Poachable, Kwoller, and Catch as just a few examples. If there are any car enthusiasts reading, have a read through the “Buy My Wheels” concept (Tinder for Cars). Show More Summary

Have a Tech Project in Need of a Developer?

If you currently have a project you’re looking to execute on, and budget allocated for it… shoot me an email (drew at ohheyworld dot com). I can offer a good rate on a rails developer in need of a bit of contract work over the next 2-3 months. Show More Summary

Meet the Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur: Bill Burnett

In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Bill Burnett, founder of PointDrive. Without further adieu, here’s a bit more from his own mouth… What do you do? I’m founder and CEO of PointDrive, a sales presentation tool that...Show More Summary

Matterport – 3D is Here

I first heard about Matterport quite some time ago, likely from a random blog post or tweet. Then Seth (Curb Call) recently told me about it after witnessing the technology first hand at Realogy FWD. But I still hadn’t taken a close look to truly understand how their technology worked. Show More Summary

2014 Map Search IDX Roundup & Review

I mentioned in a previous post that I intended to do a video review of several IDX products with a primary focus on their map search capabilities. This turned out to be a much longer project than I had expected, hence the delay, but I’ve finally got it done. Show More Summary

Zillow & Retsly

One of the bigger news announcements at Inman Connect was Zillow’s acquisition of Retsly. I’ve been familiar with Retsly for quite some time, mostly since Eric Stegemann was an advisor / investor and Seth Siegler used it for Curb Call (both are friends). Show More Summary

New Kids on the Block – Give Back Homes

On Wednesday, the day before I took off for Santiago for Start-up Chile, I had the chance to meet Blake Andrews (& Caroline and Tricia) from Give Back Homes in person in San Francisco. I’ve gotten to know him over the past several months via phone and text conversations (after being introduced by Audie), and he’d already won me over. Show More Summary

Five “Calls to Action” That Can Compliment the “Home Search” Function on a Website

One of the most important aspects of a realtor’s website will always be the call to action. Typically paired up with the “Home Search” function on the same site, the call to action is designed to come at a pivotal moment in the sales funnel in a manner that can help guide potential customers in the appropriate direction. Show More Summary

Disorganized? You Don’t Need to Be

You’re working with a REALTOR®  who’s late for appointments, forgetful, never  has the information you’re asking for (always  has to “get back to you,” which sometime never even happens), is disorganized, and lets certain things fall through the cracks in the listing and closing process. Show More Summary

A Complete House that Can Be Had for Less than the Price of a BMW

I’m a minimalist. But I would totally dig this house. Who wants to front me $33,000? More details can be seen at the website, housebuild.com. [Via Distractify] The post A Complete House that Can Be Had for Less than the Price of a BMW appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.

Must Have Open House App

Most of us have worked many open houses with sign in sheets and then after the open house go home and add everything to your CRM or spreadsheet so you can make sure to follow up with everyone.  This process stinks.  Typically I try to find a way for technology to help me and sometimes it is more headache then its worth. Show More Summary

Meet the Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur: Stefan Martinovic

In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Stefan Martinovic, founder of Create. Essentially, a “SimCity for the real world”. Without further adieu, here’s a bit more from his own mouth… What do you do? I’m Founder & CEO of Create, a real estate data platform for investors and the building industry. Show More Summary

Horizon Early Beta

You probably already know we’ve been working on a new hospitality exchange app called Horizon. Who is it for? Millenials (18-34) who want to stay with trusted connections wherever they go (& save money in the process). Most of that millenial crowd can’t even afford to travel if they can’t find a free or extremely cheap place to stay. Show More Summary

My Best Guess at OpenDoor’s Strategy to Buy and Sell Homes Online

There’s been much talk and hype about the latest entrant in real estate OpenDoor, which just closed $9.5 million. While they have publicly stated they aim to enable home owners to sell their home online in 3 days. They have not publicly said how they plan to deliver on that. Show More Summary

OpenDoor Raises $9.5M

OpenDoor just closed a $9.5 million round. The list of angel investors involved, is literally quite insane: Paypal co-founder Max Levchin Former YouTube and Facebook CFO Gideon Yu Eventbrite co-founder Kevin Hartz Y Combinator’s SamShow More Summary

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