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Filed Under:Business & Finance / Real Estate
Posts on Regator:1624
Posts / Week:3.3
Archived Since:January 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Trestle – A Q&A with Kevin Greene

I listened to Greg’s recent podcast with Kevin Greene at CoreLogic about Trestle. Even after writing about it, I had a few questions about Trestle. Instead of wonder, I decided to reach out to Kevin and see if he’d be willing to answer a few questions. Show More Summary

Do Millennials Need Their Own Portal?

Another portal, targeted at millennials? Will that get adopted? It seems we’re about to find out with Zillow Group’s upcoming launch of RealEstate.com. The post Do Millennials Need Their Own Portal? appeared first on GeekEstate Blog...

Drones & Real Estate: Taking Marketing to the Skies?

Positioning a home on the real estate market so that it sells quickly relies on a range of carefully selected advertising and marketing tactics. Real estate agents seek out all the latest tools, resources, and strategies to draw more interested buyers to open houses and to call the listed number to schedule showings. Show More Summary

Building Database Relationships With Real Estate Technology

For many real estate agents, using technology for relationship building is often overlooked or not prioritized correctly. Technology is best used to maximize your most profitable revenue stream first and foremost. Consequently, this will lead to trying other sources when appropriate for your marketing budget. Show More Summary

Real Estate Standards Organization Releases Free Web API Tools For Developers

I just saw a post on Linkedin from Jeremy Crawford, CEO of RESO regarding the release of a new API designed to allow technology companies create connections to MLS data. Innovation like this and the Spark platform from FBS are sure to accelerate a great deal of the Proptech activity that is currently underway. Show More Summary

Local Experts, Parkbench, and Escaping the Local News Graveyard

Rob Hahn got me thinking about the topic of local experts again. If you haven’t noticed by now, it’s a topic that I’ve been thinking about for a long time. Parkbench, the subject of a recent founder interview, is a neighborhood news platform helping real estate agents be the digital mayor of their neighborhood. Show More Summary

More on HouseCanary

I’m on record as being a skeptic on HouseCanary. I thought I’d share a video of a presentation by their CEO, Jeremy Sicklick: After watching the video — I’m still a skeptic. It seems home price indexes at the block level is their differentiator. Show More Summary

March Sponsor Showcase, Round 2

Thank you to our March sponsors… HomeStack specializes in creating and servicing mobile apps for the California Real Estate Market. With 4,000+ mobile apps built to date, they are the leading personalized real estate app company in the industry and are endorsed by many well respected top producers. Show More Summary

HomeLight TV Ads: The Smarter Way to find a Real Estate Agent

At the bar prior to the Seattle Sounders home opener Sunday night, I was shocked when I looked over and saw the tail end of a Homelight television spot. Most recent: Older iteration: The smarter way to find a real estate agent. I get why they use that as the core tag line, though not sure it captures the imagination enough. Show More Summary

The Biggest “Rental” Platform You’ve Never Heard Of

AirBnB. Okay, okay. You’ve likely heard of them. Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past 10 years. But you don’t think of them as a long term rentals company/product. If you’re like the rest of the world, you think of them as a travel company. Show More Summary

What’s Your Value Proposition?

Partly as a result of getting hooked on Mad Men, I’ve been thinking a lot about branding the last couple weeks. A major cornerstone of branding is certainly your central value proposition. Below is 360modern’s: What’s your primary value proposition? How are you different? The post What’s Your Value Proposition? appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.

Branding in a World Where There is No Free Lunch

Rich Barton (Zillow’s chairman) wrote an article every entrepreneur should read: The New Age of Marketing (Don Draper is making a comeback). The Don Draper mention is timely for me, given I’ve recently gotten addicted to Mad Men (which I’m sure many of you reading have already watched). Show More Summary

Trestle, and a Crowded MLS Data Syndication Space

I came across CoreLogic’s Trestle offering today as a result of listening to the latest Listing Bits podcast with Kevin Greene. (All Listing Bits episodes on iTunes here). What exactly is Trestle? The ultimate listing data management and property information tool for brokers, technology providers, and multiple listing organizations. Show More Summary

Meet the RE Tech Entrepreneur: Joshua Hunt from TRELORA

In our latest real estate tech interview, we’re talking with Joshua Hunt from TRELORA. Based in Denver, “TRELORA is the word REALTOR® jumbled up for a reason”. Without further ado… What do you do? That’s a loaded question. Oftentimes, I feel like it’s a cycle of stumbling, falling and getting back up. Show More Summary

Seattle AEC Hackathon March 17-19

For those in Seattle interested in architecture, future of cities, urban planning, design, and new construction — there’s an event this weekend that may be of interest. The latest AEC Hackathon. What is the AEC Hackathon? The AEC (Architecture,...Show More Summary

Meet the RE Founder: Jenelle Isaacson from Living Room Realty

In our latest real estate tech interview, we’re talking with Jenelle Isaacson from Living Room Realty. Based in Portland, Living Room Realty is a brokerage I came across several years ago for their emphasis on giving back. I saw Jenelle speak...Show More Summary

March Sponsor Showcase, Round 1

Thank you to our March sponsors… HomeStack specializes in creating and servicing mobile apps for the California Real Estate Market. With 4,000+ mobile apps built to date, they are the leading personalized real estate app company in the industry and are endorsed by many well respected top producers. Show More Summary

Fake Markets, and Real Estate Agent Selection

Anil Dash wrote a post on Medium I’d highly recommend reading. Tech and the Fake Market tactic. Graphic via https://www.propublica.org Is there a fake market in real estate agent selection? That first requires understanding what constitutes a fake market: Consumers can’t trust the information they’re being provided to make a purchasing decision. Show More Summary

Crowdfunding Real Estate Projects Around the Globe

Curbed ran a piece on crowdfunding real estate last week that’s worth a read (for those interested in crowdfunding & investing in real estate). One excerpt I took notice of: Wall Street funds have also played a role in its three other New York projects, slated to open later this year. Show More Summary

Whereby.Us & Sponsoring Neighborhood Guides

Whereby.us is a creative agency for local. They are behind two local publications, The New Tropic in Miami, and The Everygrey in Seattle (which I subscribe to). Today I noticed the New Tropic has a section of neighborhood guides, sponsored by Lyft. Show More Summary

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