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Airbnb’s Official Arrival as a Real Estate Company

Airbnb’s Official Arrival as a Real Estate Company

[Note from editor: This is adapted from this week’s Weekly Radar for Geek Estate Mastermind members. Given it’s industry significance, I thought it worthwhile to publish publicly.] Airbnb will start designing and building housing prototypes in 2019 as part of Backyard, a new Samara project announced this week. Backyard is an initiative to prototype new ways

Why Exactly Do We Need the BPP?

Why Exactly Do We Need the BPP?

Why exactly do we need the Broker Public Portal? That’s a question I’ve been trying to answer every since it started. A few industry leaders offer their answer in the following video… One critical voice is missing….the consumer. I didn’t hear any of them explain anything about how Broker Public Portal / HomeSnap helps the

Geek Estate / Real Estate Tech Breakfast in New York

Geek Estate / Real Estate Tech Breakfast in New York

We’ve been doing monthly lunches in Seattle since this summer, and the first Chicago lunch took place a couple weeks ago. New York is up next. One of our Geek Estate Mastermind members, Nate Smoyer from Real Team Panda, is traveling to New York for CREtech’s event on December 6th and agreed to serve as an anchor

Geek Estate Offer: 10% Off Smart Alto

Geek Estate Offer: 10% Off Smart Alto

[Editor’s Note: Geek Estate Offers are special offers members of the Geek Estate Mastermind] Smart Alto sends and manages text message campaigns. Brokers recruit and retain top producers, agents boost repeat and referral clients, and associations stay in touch with members – all with simple, personal text messages. Here’s a video demo for those reading via email.

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Sean McGrail from OpenFrame

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Sean McGrail from OpenFrame

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Sean McGrail from OpenFrame. Without further ado… What do you do? I am the chief revenue office at OpenFrame, a unique 360 camera that attaches to an iPhone and it allows a Real Estate Agent to quickly, simply and affordably capture, edit and share

Real Estate Tech // Geek Estate Seattle Happy Hour

Real Estate Tech // Geek Estate Seattle Happy Hour

Bonus networking next week in Seattle. One of our Geek Estate Mastermind members, Pierre Calzadilla from LocalLogic, is visiting some brokers and vendors in Seattle to share their product — and we’re helping coordinating a real estate tech happy hour while he’s in town. LocalLogic will be covering 2 rounds of appetizers, so come early. No pressure, it’s just always

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: David Michonski from Quigler

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: David Michonski from Quigler

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with David Michonski from Quigler. They are a member of NAR REach’s 2018 class. Without further ado… What do you do? I am the chief cook and dishwasher around here supported by a team of about 12 coders, marketing wizards, web designers, lawyers and all

Podcast of the Week: Robyn Beavers, Co-Founder and CEO of Blueprint Power

Podcast of the Week: Robyn Beavers, Co-Founder and CEO of Blueprint Power

[Note from editor: we’ve started a new regular series here on Geek Estate Blog — the “Podcast of the Week”. On Wednesdays, we’ll highlight a podcast we feel is relevant to tech savvy real estate professionals.] Blueprint Power unlocks new revenue for real-estate owners by transforming their buildings into power plants and connecting them to

Introducing Vrolio, and Meet the RE Tech Founder with Erica Muller

Introducing Vrolio, and Meet the RE Tech Founder with Erica Muller

I’d like to introduce you to a new online real estate marketplace for the vacation rental segment of the industry: Vrolio. I’ve spent the majority of my career in three core areas: real estate, travel (Oh Hey World & Horizon), and community. That’s why I was so excited to meet Vrolio’s founder, Erica Muller. Her startup

The Reincarnation of Geek Build, in Collaboration with RealSavvy (#1)

The Reincarnation of Geek Build, in Collaboration with RealSavvy (#1)

We’re launching a new Geek Estate Blog series. Geek Build II, an agent/broker website and marketing hackathon. It will span 2018-2019 and be a collaboration with RealSavvy (who has been a strategic sponsor of the blog the last few months). Those of you who have been reading many, many years may remember Geek Build 2012 (all related