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The Problem with Compass: “We’re About the Agent”

The Problem with Compass: “We’re About the Agent”

During one of the Hacker Connect sessions, Maëlle Gavet from Compass said the following: It’s about the agent. That, right there, is my problem with Compass. They are catering to the real estate agent. As long as that’s the case, they aren’t really changing anything. At least not for the consumer (buyers and sellers). They are

Geek Estate Mastermind Newsletter #39 – Turning Homeowners and Renters into Next Generation Real Estate Investors

Geek Estate Mastermind Newsletter #39 – Turning Homeowners and Renters into Next Generation Real Estate Investors

It’s no secret historical rates of return for real estate beat virtually every investment category. I’ve been thinking a lot about a question I touched upon briefly in last week’s newsletter: How does the industry get individuals to invest 10-15k into real estate, instead of bonds or the stock market like their parents did? A few

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Thomas Rebaud from Meero

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Thomas Rebaud from Meero

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Thomas Rebaud from Meero. Without further ado… What do you do? I am the CoFounder and CEO of Meero, an AI driven photography platform, the world leader in large-scale photography and video production. In 30 months, the team has managed to automate the editing

Working with the MLS: A Developers Perspective

Working with the MLS: A Developers Perspective

One of the sessions at Hacker Connect last week was a short interview with Seth Siegler, one of Geek Estate’s Mastermind founding members. Not all MLS access contracts are created equally. Field names can be, and are, different. Some systems only allow a single session at a time. Some store agent names in one table,

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Teris Pantazes from EFynch

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Teris Pantazes from EFynch

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Teris Pantazes from EFynch. Without further ado… What do you do? I am the Co-Founder of EFynch.com, a Baltimore based Homeowner and Handyman Communication System. What problem does your product/service solve? Even with all the current home improvement websites and offerings, homeowners still complain and never

Burn IDX to the Ground? Bull or Bear?

Burn IDX to the Ground? Bull or Bear?

[Note from the Editor: This is a sample Geek Estate Mastermind Newsletter (#37), which was published for Mastermind members last week. It’s the second newsletter we’re publishing publicly on the blog, the first was the analysis of Knock a few months ago. We’re making this one public because the Geek Estate Mastermind community as a

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Sean Harper from Kin

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Sean Harper from Kin

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Sean Harper from Kin. Without further ado… What do you do? Kin insures houses and condos. We are a technology company backed by top venture capitalists and insurance companies. While most insurers run on 1960s software we built ours from scratch using modern technologies.

The Community Platform Choice for Geek Estate Mastermind: Mighty Networks

The Community Platform Choice for Geek Estate Mastermind: Mighty Networks

The Geek Estate Mastermind was originally a combination of an email list, and a private Facebook group. A few weeks ago, I finally made the decision to migrate from a Facebook group to the community platform Mighty Networks. Why? A few key reasons. First, Mighty Networks’ product offering is simply BETTER than Facebook groups for a Mastermind community