Posts by Jason Porterfield

BrokerAssist selected for 2020 REACH Canada proptech accelerator program
BrokerAssist selected for 2020 REACH Canada proptech accelerator program

BrokerAssist, an on-demand marketing and sales platform developed by Dream Town Realty, was selected to take part in the REACH Canada accelerator...

‘Affluent trailblazers’ seek luxury homes in nontraditional markets
‘Affluent trailblazers’ seek luxury homes in nontraditional markets

A new report from Coldwell Banker Global Luxury captures the changing demographics and preferences of luxury...

First American: Homesellers playing ‘musical chairs’
First American: Homesellers playing ‘musical chairs’

Homesellers continued to sell homes to each other in September, making the market resemble a game of ‘housing musical chairs,' according to First American chief economist Mark...

Pricing premium sagging for Trump-branded condos in Chicago, other locales
Pricing premium sagging for Trump-branded condos in Chicago, other locales

A Redfin analysis found that the Trump name no longer commands the same price premium it once...

Homeowners in blue counties headed to red, swing counties
Homeowners in blue counties headed to red, swing counties

Redfin looked at the number of prospective homebuyers searching in the second quarter who wanted to change counties. Home search data revealed that 6.5% fewer people were looking for homes in blue (Democratic) counties than in swing or red (Republican)...

Chicago suburb ranks high for big city feel
Chicago suburb ranks high for big city feel

The suburbs are becoming more alluring to residents of major cities as the COVID-19 pandemic continues into...

Chicago homebuyers faced higher prices, lower inventory in September
Chicago homebuyers faced higher prices, lower inventory in September

This year, buyers encountered a 21% decrease in listings from the beginning of 2020, along with a 17% price increase to about $20,000 more than...

Tech tools: How agents keep pipelines full and build their brands
Tech tools: How agents keep pipelines full and build their brands

With a new app popping up seemingly daily, how do agents know which tech companies to trust to make their lives easier while also staying true to their own brand? We spoke to some of today’s most revolutionary tech companies...

Build, buy or partner? Creating a real estate technology stack that works
Build, buy or partner? Creating a real estate technology stack that works

Sometimes it makes sense to build your own tech, whereas other situations call for an off-the-shelf solution or a vendor partnership. Which styles benefit different types of businesses and offices? Also, how can tech companies adapt to better serve the...

Industry adaptation at the intersection of COVID-19 and real estate technology
Industry adaptation at the intersection of COVID-19 and real estate technology

The contagious and debilitating nature of the virus has forced agents to adjust their business practices and marketing strategies to reach current and potential...

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