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URL :http://geekestateblog.com/
Filed Under:Business & Finance / Real Estate
Posts on Regator:1665
Posts / Week:4.6
Archived Since:January 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Trusted Real Estate Referrals by Location

Referrals are pretty much the best lead you can get, since someone is introducing you to a potential client with their stamp of approval/trust. Whether or not you make money from referrals (I know some refuse to monetize that process),...Show More Summary

Meet the Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur: Imraan Ali

In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Imraan Ali, co-founder of NuOffer. Without further adieu, here’s a bit more from his own mouth… What do you do? I’ve been a practicing Realtor in Los Angeles for 10 years and am a co-founder and the CEO of NuOffer: a mobile offer writing application. Show More Summary

Meet the Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur: Michael Wurzer

In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Michael Wurzer, President of FBS. Without further adieu, here’s a bit more from his own mouth… What do you do? I’m President and CEO of FBS, which creates the Flexmls line of real estate software. Show More Summary

Redfin + Matterport. 3D is Here.

Apparently Redfin folks agree with me; Matterport is the real deal. They just released their 3D tours today… Which major brokerage is next in line? The post Redfin + Matterport. 3D is Here. appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.

Everdwell

Everdwell launched, and got featured on TechCrunch. A few thoughts: 1. The problem isn’t that amazing tools don’t exist. The problem is most agents and brokers aren’t willing to spend what it costs for a great product. The high end of...Show More Summary

Price Per Square Foot in Real Estate: When Data Makes Us Less Informed

As professionals, we’re often as fascinated by real estate statistics as consumers are. Price per square foot is one of the metrics that is frequently quoted in attempting to value homes for sale, and it has become a ubiquitous stat on real estate websites. Show More Summary

Hacker News…for Real Estate?

One of the guest contributors or I write about some of the topics and news specific to real estate industry. For those topics, of course you can discuss them in the comments. But we don’t write about everything, and we never will. That...Show More Summary

Are You a Leader? Are You Being Fierce?

Excellent 18 minute video of a talk on leadership by Jerry Colonna… A bit more in writing is available here. [via AVC] The post Are You a Leader? Are You Being Fierce? appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.

What Will Your Verse Be?

Worth watching… Regardless of whether you contribute anything at all, life’s poetry continues to get written every single minute of every single day. What will your verse be? Does it matter? Why? PS: This is a great example of marketing by Apple. Again. The post What Will Your Verse Be? appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.

What’s the Dream?

Every business has a dream; a vision for what the future holds. Those that don’t, likely aren’t accomplishing much. Ours at Horizon? Want to Know? What’s your dream? The post What’s the Dream? appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.

Are you Sharing “YOU”?

This movie clip from Good Will Hunting (one of my all time favorites)… Reminds me of this post I wrote a couple years ago. Writing is the same way as real life. Too many people just regurgitate crap already on hundreds/thousands of websites. Show More Summary

GoRealty’s Offices

Wow… Props to Go Realty. The post GoRealty’s Offices appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.

Are Successful Realtors a Pain?

I have listened to a lot of webinars where successful realtors are interviewed. I am always looking to understand what makes them successful, so I can apply it to my own business. One constant theme I have noticed from all the Webinars is successful Realtors do a lot of prospecting / cold calling. Show More Summary

NRT to Outflank Zillow / Trulia / Realtor.com with Websites? Hmm…

NRT is going to launch two websites by the end of 2014 - one that will include automated valuations like Zillow Zestimates & IDX, and the other which will put all their local operating company websites under one URL. Sounds like exactly what the portals have been doing for years. Show More Summary

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

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