Knock Knock? Startup lands $32m series A funding to reshape residential home sales



Online real estate service Knock is finishing up a $32 million Series A round led by RRE Ventures. The new company, founded by former Trulia executives, promises to handle the details of home sales in exchange for the traditional six percent commissions.

Remzy helps you to bid on homes that aren’t listed for sale



How many times have you seen a home in your town that you instantly fall in love with? The only problem is it’s usually not for sale

SecuraTrac’s smart security pendant helps to keep agents safe in the field



Real estate agents fulfill a vital role in helping their clients to buy and sell their homes, but the nature of the job means they’re often putting themselves at risk.

Improve your online webinar skills with these tips



If you’re looking to stand out during webinars and other online meetings, you’ll need to hone your communication skills to be both clear and compelling.

Applying Technology to Your Commercial Business Location



If you’ve been in the real estate business for more than two days, you’ve heard the old adage – Location, Location, Location.

Real estate CRM platform Chime provides 6 ways to gather leads



Launched last August, Chime is a new kind of CRM platform for the real estate industry that helps agents to streamline their business while acquiring and managing fresh leads.

Cook County Recorder of Deeds starts testing Blockchain for real estate transactions



The Cook County, Illinois Recorder of Deeds Office is making blockchain in real estate a reality, pioneering its use via a partnership with a startup called Velox

How Age and Gender Affect Interest in Smart Home Technology



According to an article in siliconangle.com, the market for smart home appliances is anticipated to reach $38.35 billion by 2020, but a recent report shows a real gap between knowledge of these products and using them every day. The National Smart Home Survey asked participants about their awareness with regards to smart home technology uses […]

Property apps are revolutionizing real estate



Nowadays, however, the advent of the Internet has changed the property landscape and now house sales and rentals are largely driven by just a few big property apps; for example, here in the U.S.A, there’s Zillow and Trulia.

Open Listings aims to do away with real estate agents



There’s a new startup in town that’s aiming to take the pressure of the home buying process by letting people cut out the middleman – or in other words, the real estate agent.