[Editor’s Note: Below is the full text of our 216th Weekly Transmission, originally delivered direct to the inbox of more than 500 GEM members on June 15th, 2022.] The 30-year fixed mortgage rate is approaching 6%, no doubt catching the immediate attention of both the millions of US homeowners with mortgages and aspiring homeowners alike. They’re
Applications are open for the 2022 iOi Pitch Battle! The champion will be awarded a prize package that includes $15k, a booth at the 2022 National Association of REALTORS® NXT Event this November, a feature in RISMedia, and the opportunity to meet with the executive team at Second Century Ventures. Each entrant in the Pitch Battle will conduct
In this week’s founder interview, we interviewed Cyril Berdugo from Landis. Without further ado… Who are you and what do you do? I’m the co-founder and CEO at Landis, a social impact-driven company with a mission to guide renters on their unique path to homeownership. We want to make the journey to owning a home
In this week’s founder interview, we interviewed Hayden James from Fraction. Without further ado… Who are you and what do you do? My name is Hayden James, and I am the CEO and Co-Founder of Fraction. I am a husband and father and above all, a serial entrepreneur looking to make the homeownership experience fairer.
[Note from editor: The “Mastermind Showcase” highlights companies and news from members of the GEM. Today’s showcase: Latchel.] One upside to renting is the ability to call someone else when something goes haywire with the property. While a great perk for tenants, the hassle of managing a property is a big reason landlords are likely
Who are you and what do you do? My name is Melissa Kwan, and I’m the Cofounder and CEO of eWebinar. I was previously the Cofounder and CEO of Spacio, the industry-leading open house lead gen solution that was acquired by HomeSpotter in 2019. HomeSpotter was acquired by Lone Wolf Technologies in 2021! What problem does your
This week, we interviewed Michael Wisnefski of MaterialsXchange. Let’s get to it! Who are you and what do you do?My name is Mike Wisnefski. I am one of the founders and the CEO of MaterialsXchange (MX), the digital marketplace for lumber. I am a husband, a father of two awesome teenagers, and an avid fly
[Editor’s Note: Below is the full text of Part I of our 214th Weekly Transmission, originally delivered direct to the inbox of more than 500 GEM members on June 2nd, 2022. Some links included below are to members-only articles.] Imagine sitting down to play a game of Monopoly. You’re dealt the standard share of cash.
There’s no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic changed the world as we know it, and while we’re certainly returning to some sense of normalcy, there are a few trends that emerged that are likely here to stay. In the property management industry, virtual property tours are one of tools that increased in popularity during the