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Filed Under:Business & Finance / Real Estate
Posts on Regator:1822
Posts / Week:3.5
Archived Since:January 30, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Conscious Real Estate = A Lot to Like

I’m a big big fan of what I see from Conscious Real Estate in Denver… This blog post is spot on. IMHO, we need more of this in our industry. The post Conscious Real Estate = A Lot to Like appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.

Amazon Key is a Big Deal

Let’s be clear. Amazon Key is a big, big deal — for many reasons. It hit Product Hunt today, and the comments touched on a couple major points worth noting. It’s a brilliant — yet extremely obvious –move given their massive Alexa/Echo investment into the smart home opportunity. Show More Summary

Any Real Estate Geeks Interested in the Product Hunt Hackathon

The Geeks / developers reading may have seen the news about the upcoming Product Hunt global hackathon. It’s a month long hackathon… This isn’t like most hackathons. Starting November 1st, we’re kicking off a month-long, global, online hackathon so that anyone with a computer can participate. Show More Summary

Zillow Shuts Off Mortgage Rate API

Startup founders beware: Zillow decommissioned their Mortgage Rate Summary API. Building on top of a 3rd party free API is great, until it gets yanked from under you. (I had this same issue with Horizon when Facebook decommissioned/modified the APIs we built on). Show More Summary

Generating Awareness for Upcoming Real Estate Product Launches

Those of you who frequent Product Hunt may have seen their “upcoming products” section… The product enables “makes” to create landing pages for unlaunched producs, and those interested in their value proposition can “subscribe” to be notified when the product is ready. Show More Summary

Why I’m Bullish on Redfin

I’ve written about Redfin before, most recently regarding their IPO and the IDX SEO issue. (disclosure: I own a small number of shares). I spent some time looking at their S-1, looking at their current product, and thinking through their future. Show More Summary

2 Membership Slots Left in the 1st 25

As I previously mentioned… We’re seeking 50 founding members to help us shape the future direction of the Geek Estate community. The 1st 25 founding members are being offering insanely discounted pricing (for the LIFE of your Membership). Show More Summary

“Sidewalk Toronto” — An ‘internet city’ to make Toronto the global hub for urban innovation

BREAKING: @SidewalkLabs + @WaterfrontTO announce #SidewalkTO, a partnership to create new kinds of neighbourhoods on Toronto’s waterfront pic.twitter.com/728w90qIzX — Sidewalk Toronto (@SidewalkToronto) October 17, 2017 800 acres of waterfront in Toronto being developed by Sidewalk Labs (subsidiary of Alphabet) as an internet smart city. Show More Summary

Module – Flexible, Expandable & Affordable Homes, and a Job Opening

One of the companies I came across at the New York Real Estate Tech Meetup last week is Module. They deliver housing that grows with you, as you need it. The trend toward flexible, affordable housing is very real, and I see a huge opportunity in front of Module. Show More Summary

October Sponsor Showcase, Round 2

Thank you to our October sponsors… Zavvie is a hyperlocal marketing platform – the place where savvy, trusted local real estate agents go to become the neighborhood go-to resource. zavvie delivers a complete social media and hyperlocal...Show More Summary

Email Updates Moved to MailChimp — For Good This Time

We’re trying the switch from Feedburner to Mailchimp again for email updates (see our 2016 try). If you’d like to subscribe / unsubscribe — or change from daily to weekly updates — you may use the following link: http://geekestateblog.us4.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=574cb0e876d9ad5ad9a640c5d&id=c36ebe5ab4...Show More Summary

Meet the RE Tech Founder: James Call from RealtyCandy

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with James Call, the founder of RealtyCandy. Without further ado… What do you do? RealtyCandy develops plugins, and web-based software that allows users of IDX Broker to get more out of their IDX and their WordPress sites, and nurture their real estate leads to becoming clients. Show More Summary

AirBnB Continues to Slowly Enter “Real Estate”

A few piece of news to note on the AirBnB front… Partnered on an apartment complex optimized for home sharing. This gets them one step closer to being a major player in rentals, a trend I’ve written about a couple times. Via FastCompany. Show More Summary

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Joe Edgar from TenantCloud

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Joe Edgar, the co-founder of TenantCloud. Without further ado… What do you do? TenantCloud is a free solution for everyday landlord to make more money from their rental investment. Show More Summary

Winners from mipim Proptech Summit & Global PropTech Awards Awards

The winners are in…. The three startups from the mipim proptech startup competition today to advance to the final pitch round are: PlanRadar RealAtom Acasa The winners of the Global PropTech Awards are… Top Founder Award Ragnar Lifthrasir,...Show More Summary

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Yifan Zhang from Loftium

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Yifan Zhang, the co-founder and CEO of Loftium. I met her at the Future of Home Buying panel during Seattle Startup Week event last week. Loftium is a company...Show More Summary

NYC Real Estate Tech Startups Meetup Tomorrow Night

As part of the New York Tech Week’s activities this week, there’s a gathering tomorrow organized by the NYC Real Estate Tech Startups meetup group. The logistics: What: Fall 2017 Meetup: NYC RE Tech Week Edition When: Tuesday, October...Show More Summary

Finalists for 2017 Global PropTech Awards

The finalists were announced…congrats to all those that made the list. Top Founder Award Ragnar Lifthrasir, velox.RE Mike Sroka, Dealpath Andrew Flachner, RealScout Ryan Williams, Cadre Francesca Loftus, hOM Top Technology Award Bowery...Show More Summary

FlyHomes Brings in $4 Million

Congrats to the team at FlyHomes for closing $4 million in funding. From GeekWire, the round was… led by e-commerce pioneer Mark Vadon, with participation from Pritzker Group Venture Capital and Avant CEO Al Goldstein. Vadon, who previously co-founded Zulily and Blue Nile, will join the FlyHomes board as part of the investment. Show More Summary

October Sponsor Showcase, Round 1

Thank you to our October sponsors… Zavvie is a hyperlocal marketing platform – the place where savvy, trusted local real estate agents go to become the neighborhood go-to resource. zavvie delivers a complete social media and hyperlocal...Show More Summary

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