The Bombshell: Facebook is Coming to Real Estate

The Bombshell: Facebook is Coming to Real Estate

It’s finally happening. Facebook is making a massive push into real estate by expanding the real estate listings portion of their marketplace. (via HousingWire). Obviously Facebook’s traffic is incredible. 2 billion actives a month. That dwarfs all other real estate competitors combined (Zillow, Trulia, Realtor, Redfin, Craigslist, etc) by at least 5x and more like 10x. While

A Creative SEO Strategy: Support Crowd Funding Campaigns

A Creative SEO Strategy: Support Crowd Funding Campaigns

Here’s a link building idea for those thinking about your business on a long enough time span to invest in SEO… Support crowdfunding campaigns on platforms such as Kickstarter, Patreon, and IndieGoGo — especially if you can get in early enough with one to become a showcase supporter/sponsor. You’ll often be able to milk the makers for a link or

November Sponsor Showcase, Round 2

November Sponsor Showcase, Round 2

Thank you to our November sponsors… How will you keep up with the changing MLS landscape and technology while also growing your business? With ListHub, the largest and most trusted partner for broker-authorized listings from nearly 600 MLSs in the United States! ListHub provides a reliable, accurate, and industry-friendly platform for publishers to receive regional or

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Ethan Lieber from Latchel

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Ethan Lieber from Latchel

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the co-founder of Latchel, Ethan Lieber. Without further ado… What do you do? I help property managers and landlords grow their income streams. Latchel was created with that goal in mind. Latchel gives them more bandwidth to focus on business growth by coordinating maintenance

Will VOWs Go the Way of the Dark Ages?

Will VOWs Go the Way of the Dark Ages?

There’s a fantastic article on the topic of VOWs that Inman published last week. It’s written by David Kully, an antitrust partner for Holland & Knight LLP. Mr. Kully worked for 18 years at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he played a central role on the DOJ’s litigation against the NAR. From the article…

Real Estate Tech Sales Career Opportunity with Revaluate

Real Estate Tech Sales Career Opportunity with Revaluate

One of Geek Estate’s members, Chris Drayer at Revaluate, is hiring a world class Sales Account Executive who knows the decision makers in the mortgage and/or real estate industry. About the Job: Boulder/Denver Co. based full time B2B with some travel for events. Combination of inside/outside sales job working from both home and office: prospecting, setting appointments and

Content Idea for Real Estate Website/Blog: Local Podcast Roundup

Content Idea for Real Estate Website/Blog: Local Podcast Roundup

Once again, you can look to The Evergrey for inspiration in local. Looking for content ideas for your hyper local blog/website? A local podcast roundup for your city (or neighborhood). For a fantastic example, head over and have a look at Everygrey’s ” 10 podcast episodes that’ll teach you something new about Seattle”.   Doing the research to

Closer and Closer to the Transaction

Closer and Closer to the Transaction

Simon Baker shared some of this thoughts on the future of online real estate at the Property Portal Watch conference (video link). Particularly for the startup founders reading, it’s worth a listen/watch.   The post Closer and Closer to the Transaction appeared first on GeekEstate Blog. http://geekestateblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/simon-baker.jpg Source link

HomeSnap Invites – GeekEstate Blog

HomeSnap Invites – GeekEstate Blog

A few weeks ago, I received the the following invite from HomeSnap: I assume I received the email because I’ve traded emails with Tom in the past (he’s a former client at Virtual Results), and all his contacts were sent the same invite. It doesn’t matter who initiated the email. From the consumer perspective, this is

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Andrew McConnell from Rented.com

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Andrew McConnell from Rented.com

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the co-founder and CEO of Rented.com, Andrew McConnell. Without further ado… What do you do? I am the CEO of Rented.com. We are the largest marketplace in the world connecting real estate owners with short-term rental managers. We do this by providing fixed income to


 

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