Making it Online in Luxury Real Estate

Making it Online in Luxury Real Estate

Working in a luxury market like ours in Southwest Florida offers some unique challenges. Selling high-end properties, especially when the housing market cools off, requires strict adherence to carefully designed online marketing strategies. To succeed, we’ve had to market our listings and ourselves with precision. Our team has learned that most high-net-worth individuals will not

Geek Estate 3.0: The Facelift 1,825 Days Too Late

Geek Estate 3.0: The Facelift 1,825 Days Too Late

I’m thrilled to announce Geek Estate Blog has undergone a long overdue design facelift. It marks what I’ll call “Geek Estate 3.0.” 1,825. The number of days I’ve been waiting for today. Yes, that’s 5 years. There have been a couple iterations of Geek Estate Blog since its 2007 launch. We did a small design

Stakeholder Analysis, and the Mistake Made by Real Estate Startups

Stakeholder Analysis, and the Mistake Made by Real Estate Startups

Fred Wilson is right: stakeholder analysis is a crucial component of building a company. a stakeholder analysis attempts to determine what each and every stakeholder desires and the impact to them of an important decision. It is like a scorecard. It is often helpful to look at short term, medium term, and long term impacts. Stakeholder

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Amro Naddy from SolarStory

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Amro Naddy from SolarStory

In our latest real estate tech founder interview, we’re speaking with Amro Naddy, founder of SolarStory. Without further ado… What do you do? I’m the founder of SolarStory, a data-rich residential solar marketplace — think Zillow meets TrueCar for solar. What problem does your product/service solve? Solar panels are an incredible option for American homeowners —

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Luke Cohler from Jetty

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Luke Cohler from Jetty

In our latest real estate tech founder interview, we’re speaking with Luke Cohler, co-founder and President of Jetty. Without further ado… What do you do? I’m the Co-Founder and President of Jetty, an insurtech startup based in New York City. Together with my Co-Founder, Mike Rudoy, we started Jetty to solve some of the frustration we

Geek Estate Mastermind Newsletter #32 – In Home Commerce, Deep Homeowner Relationships, and Hello Alfred

Geek Estate Mastermind Newsletter #32 – In Home Commerce, Deep Homeowner Relationships, and Hello Alfred

The purpose of Geek Estate’s mastermind community is two fold: Curate the world’s most innovative and diverse community of real estate creatives, doers, and pioneers. Make our members wildly successful in their careers building real estate companies. This week’s Geek Estate Mastermind newsletter (#32), I wrote about Hello Alfred, an automated personal-concierge service. They recently raised $40 million

The “Bee” Autonomous Car from Continental

The “Bee” Autonomous Car from Continental

I continue to be fascinated with autonomous cars and the future Built World they will enable. Continental launched their Bee car concept last year. Though the car and concept video are months old, this is the first time I’ve seen it. For those who want to dive deeper, here’s the launch article. About Drew Meyers

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Jon Boller from Grid Consulting

Meet the Real Estate Tech Founder: Jon Boller from Grid Consulting

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with my friend and former colleague Jon Boller, co-founder of Grid Consulting. Jon and I worked at Zillow together “back in the day”. He was one of the first 5 inside sales representatives Zillow hired in 2008, consistently outperformed the vast majority, and rose through the ranks

Indie Brokerage Intown Expert Realty Is Now Nest Realty Atlanta

Indie Brokerage Intown Expert Realty Is Now Nest Realty Atlanta

I’d like to congratulate one of our Geek Estate Mastermind members, Jennifer Kjellgren (previous interview here) for her new partnership with Nest Realty. Intown Expert Realty is rebranding as Nest Realty Atlanta. With 11 offices throughout North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee — and now Georgia — Nest Realty is a company methodically building a culture focused


 

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