• In 2015, video content was voted by 52 percent of all marketers as generating the biggest return-on-investment. As such, real estate professionals should definitely consider making their own videos to market their listings, and what better way to create stunning

    Why it’s time for real estate agents to take to the skies with drone video footage
  • Real estate technology platform Chime Technologies, which sells an “operating system” for industry professionals to seamlessly run and grow their online business, has just announced two major updates to its product. The new updates include a new Artificial Intelligence-powered smart dialer, as well as a new fully autonomous drone. Chime’s all-in-one real estate platform has… [Continue Reading]

    Chime unveils new AI and drone technologies for real estate pros
  • Rising rents in the nation’s booming urban areas are creating crisis levels of homelessness that will continue or even accelerate as rents rise

    Rising rents lead to growth in homeless population, Zillow study finds
  • Redfin surpassed expectations on Friday as it launched its Initial Public Offering, seeing its share price jump by more than 44 percent

    Redfin shares jump 44 percent following IPO launch
  • Trulia has published the findings of its latest Inventory and Price Watch index, finding that falling inventory is strongly correlated with how long homes stay on the market.

    Trulia analysis reveals low inventory causes ‘hurried’ homebuying

Google Set to Add Hands-Free Calling to Google Home Smart Speaker and Home Hub

Google recently announced that it is adding hands-free calling to its Google home hub and Google home smart speaker. Nowadays it is becoming increasingly common for people not to have a landline due to the increasing reliance on

HomeLight grabs $40M funding to play matchmaker between sellers and agents

Real estate focused startup HomeLight has just landed a new $40 million funding round led by Menlo Ventures

Smart Home Gadgets to Cut Energy Use May Do the Opposite

Many people are interested in purchasing smart home gadgets to help cut the cost of their energy bills. Devices that can be operated from a smart phone to control heating and cooling and lights and smart plugs are now widely available.

Propy brings Blockchain to Ukraine’s real estate sector as it opens up to foreigners

Decentralized title registry startup Propy has said it’s working with the government of Ukraine to allow online real estate purchases by foreign investors for the first time.

Real estate agents have nothing to fear from AI

Automation could well have a major impact on real estate, but human agents needn’t worry about losing their jobs just yet.

Virtual Reality tech is set to become a key part of real estate marketing

The real estate sector is one of a handful of industries leading the charge where it comes to Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technologies.

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