Juniper Square raises $6M to grow its real estate investment platform



Real estate investment technology company Juniper Square has raised $6M in Series A funding led by Felicis Ventures, with participation by strategic investors from the real estate industry.

Agents can’t go wrong with smart home tech as a closing gift



A majority of consumers have reported that their first introduction to smart home technology comes after receiving it as a gift, according to a survey of 600 U.S. homeowners performed by Scripps Networks Interactive. The survey also found that most consumers quickly fall in love with smart home tech, saying it should ideally be as […]

Selling Smart Homes? Tips for Realtors for Faster Sales



As more homeowners install smart devices in their homes, from smart thermostats to integrated entertainment systems, the number of smart homes on the market with these features

Real estate chiefs favor predictive analytics technology over AI and virtual reality



Analytics, Big Data, and Marketing Automation over the next five years, but show lukewarm confidence in Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Realty, and Virtual Realty 3D Tours.

HomeJab delivers on-demand real estate photography for agents and brokers



With that in mind, a company called HomeJab is pitching a unique service that connects real estate agents with digital media production services.

Smart home tech isn’t just for newer buildings



As well as traditional amenities like storage space, fitness centers, pools and rooftop gardens, some tenants are embracing smart home technology to help their properties stand out.

Columbia University students pitch new real estate technologies



Columbia University said its inaugural “Hacking for Real Estate Technology” course concluded this month with a number of student-led presentations pitching their newly-developed real estate technology ideas.

Amitree lands $7M to expand its digital assistant for real estate agents



Startup Amitree is hoping to make life easier for real estate pros, with the launch of a revamped app called Folio, which is a kind of digital assistant for agents.

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.

PowerPoint could be costing you clients, study finds



Real estate professionals who use Microsoft’s PowerPoint on a regular basis might want to think twice, after a new study from Harvard University found that doing so could have a negative impact on your brand’s reputation.

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