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Is Vero the next social hotspot for agents?
Is Vero the next social hotspot for agents?

Facing growing scrutiny for privacy violations and obfuscating personal posts in favor of advertisers’ paid posts, social networks are being forced to reexamine their ways before they’re abandoned. Some users opt to go social network-free while others go in search...

ShelterZoom’s blockchain-based platform picks up steam around the world. How does it work?
ShelterZoom’s blockchain-based platform picks up steam around the world. How does it work?

Slowly but surely, bitcoin and blockchain — a decentralized ledger that powers the cryptocurrency — have been making inroads in real estate, but a technology company wants to make them the industry standard. ShelterZoom‘s Offer NOW is a blockchain-based system...

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...

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