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Buyer and Seller Pain Points in 2018

Buyer and Seller Pain Points in 2018

How do you reach and acquire clients in 2018? Start with answering what actual “pain points” (aka problems) buyers and sellers have? Buyer: Getting placed on (irrelevant and non personalized) drip email campaigns — meaning they don’t ever contact agents early on to ask them questions Buyer: Too many listings to sort through (depending on

Another “Give Back Brokerage”, Giving Tree Realty

Another “Give Back Brokerage”, Giving Tree Realty

I was pleased to find another socially conscious brokerage this week — Giving Tree Realty in Charlotte. Short video: It’s not surprise I love their about page… What makes Giving Tree Realty different than all the other real estate companies? Our company is built upon a foundation of giving. While some real estate companies give

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Sanya Gurnani from AgentDesks

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Sanya Gurnani from AgentDesks

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the co-founder & COO of Agentdesks, Sanya Gurnani. Without further ado… What do you do? I’m the Co-founder & COO of Agentdesks. Agentdesks is a free professional network for Real Estate Agents and Brokers where agents connect locally to broadcast buyer needs and listings and

The “Pitch” to Download an Agent App

The “Pitch” to Download an Agent App

I received a “pitch” from a Keller Williams agent to download their app this morning… Customized tools to bring you the best experience in real estate search.Are you curious about what’s for sale in your community? Would you like to peek inside that house for sale down the street? My app is loaded with helpful

2018 Real Estate Tech Trends and Predictions

2018 Real Estate Tech Trends and Predictions

Drew Meyers Founder of Geek Estate Blog / Geek Estate Labs. Zillow Alum. Travel addict & co-founder of Horizon. Social entrepreneurship & microfinance advocate. Fan of Red Hot Chili Peppers and Kiva.  view profileHorizon |Blog | Archives Ines Hegedus-Garcia An agent with RelatedISG International Realty and specializes in all things related to real estate in Miami

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Anthony Chow from igloohome

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Anthony Chow from igloohome

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the founder of igloohome, Anthony Chow. Without further ado… What do you do? igloohome is what I’ve been busy with – we help people manage their homes & properties through innovative technologies. igloohome smart locks and lockboxes allow home & property owners to grant

A Look Back on Real Estate Innovation in 2017

A Look Back on Real Estate Innovation in 2017

At the end of last year, I wrote a few real estate innovation predictions for 2017. The topics I predicted would see the most innovation: AI CityBldr Premier Agent Concierge Trusted Curation + Real Estate Search CRMs Partial Home Ownership In this week’s private newsletter for Geek Estate members, I wrote a few thoughts looking back at

Lemonade, Peer to Peer Insurance, and Giving Back

Lemonade, Peer to Peer Insurance, and Giving Back

Lemonade raised $120 million this week. When I saw they are doing peer to peer insurance, it caught my attention because home owners / renters insurance are both antiquated products in need of modernization. I poked around their website, and found this: How is Lemonade’s business different from that of a traditional insurance carrier? Traditional

Hacker Connect in New York (& $100 Off)

Hacker Connect in New York (& $100 Off)

Are you going to be in New York for Inman Connect at the end of January? Are you more tech savvy than the norm? If so, why not attend…Hacker Connect? Who: Join engineers, developers, designers, product managers, database architects, webmasters and technology executives from across the country for a deep real estate technology dive.When: January 22nd, 9 AM – 5

Zillow’s House Tour Highlights, and Winning the Consumer

Zillow’s House Tour Highlights, and Winning the Consumer

I’ve long thought brokerages (or franchises) should place a manually created CMA on every listing in their “farm”. Publicly. Read this post from 2015 about a public marketplace for CMAs. You may have seen Zillow is testing “Home Tour Highlights” (Inman story). This is the first step to doing exactly that. Once ZG get agents leaving comments on