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MRED adopts real estate technology platform Remine. How does it work?
MRED adopts real estate technology platform Remine. How does it work?

The multiyear lease Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) recently signed with Remine, a big data and predictive analytics platform designed to help agents identify new market opportunities, will offer customers a number of benefits, according to Rebecca Jensen, MRED President...

How to build your real estate business with can’t-miss Facebook ads
How to build your real estate business with can’t-miss Facebook ads

For Realtors, especially those who tend to use more traditional forms of advertising, Facebook is the proverbial golden ticket. Today, more than 80 percent of internet users are active on Facebook, where they spend a staggering 700 billion minutes each...

Real estate tech company Homesnap secures $14 million in funding. How can it help agents?
Real estate tech company Homesnap secures $14 million in funding. How can it help agents?

With its double-pronged approach to cater to both agents and homebuyers, Homesnap continues to increase its reach in the industry, recently securing $14 million in series B funding. Homesnap serves more than 800,000 agents and brokers, helping them boost productivity and...

Four real estate tech companies agents should watch
Four real estate tech companies agents should watch

New apps and programs that aim to disrupt the real estate industry are launched so frequently that it can be difficult for agents to keep up. It can be even more difficult to identify the latest tech trends and see...

Virtual reality revolutionizing real estate for homebuyers
Virtual reality revolutionizing real estate for homebuyers

Virtual reality is the next revolutionary topic for 2018 in the world of real estate, Coldwell Banker found in a recent survey of 3,000 homebuyers. The new survey, conducted by Harris Poll, showed the desire for VR home tours, with...

Compass gains $450 million in real estate tech investment
Compass gains $450 million in real estate tech investment

Real estate tech company Compass announced it received a $450 million investment from Japanese company SoftBank Vision Fund on Dec. 7. This investment stands as the largest real estate technology investment in U.S. history and brings the total capital raised...

Facebook partners with Apartment List, Zumper to provide rental listing service
Facebook partners with Apartment List, Zumper to provide rental listing service

Renters who are looking for a new place to live now have another option to find their next home: Facebook. The social media network announced its partnership with Apartment List and Zumper to add available rental units to Facebook Marketplace....

Homesnap, Waze partner to create geo targeted listing ads
Homesnap, Waze partner to create geo targeted listing ads

One of the main hurdles agents have to overcome on a regular basis is having their listings seen by the people who are most likely to be interested in it. While previous wisdom was to get the ad in front...

Airbnb dips its toes into real estate with branded apartments
Airbnb dips its toes into real estate with branded apartments

Airbnb is getting more involved in the real estate industry, as it recently announced its partnership with Newgard, a Florida developer, to create a new residential rental complex called Niido. Located in Kissimmee, Florida, the multifamily building includes 324 units...

Millennials want smarter homes over starter homes
Millennials want smarter homes over starter homes

Millennials are interested in smart homes, and are willing to pay more for them. Because these 18- to 35-year-olds represent the first generation born into the digital age, they are thought of with negative connotations like laziness and vanity. However,...

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