Assessing the Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Real Estate



Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the biggest innovations of the 21st century. It is now impacting every aspect of modern life. The rise of intelligent machines is one of the most outstanding modern innovations. According to IDC, global spending on AI systems will hit $35.8 billion in 2019. At the same time, a Gartner […]

Why millennials are investing in real estate online



With millennials finding themselves priced out of their local housing markets, many are searching online for opportunities to invest in real estate elsewhere, according to a report in Curbed.com. The report notes that millennials are instead getting creative with their investments, which they see as a way to build up savings so that they can […]

5 Ways Technology Is Changing the Face of Home Security



Home security has come a long way since the simple alarm system. With technology paving the way for smarter homes and even smarter security, there’s a lot more to expect these days when it comes to guarding your home against thieves. From long-range night vision and 1080p HD resolution to ultra wide angles and listen-in […]

Urban renewal startup Venn raises $40M



Urban renewal tech startup Venn has announced the completion of its Series A round with a total funding to date of $40 million. Investors include Pitango Venture Capital, Hamilton Lane, on behalf of the New York State Common Retirement Fund, and Bridges Israel. Venn plans to use the investment to enhance R&D capabilities, refine Venn’s […]

PropTech Update: No More “Baby Steps” Into the Future



PropTech for research, to buy, to sell and to manage real estate, is the future.

RE/MAX Debuts booj Function at R4 Conference This Week



Real estate industry stakeholders will get to try out the all-new RE/MAX booj platform at the R4 Conference this upcoming week.

Home trade-in startup Knock raises $400M funding



Knock, a real estate startup that buys homes directly from homeowners, similar to the better-known Opendoor, has brought in a $400 million investment to accelerate a national expansion and double its 100-person headcount. According to the company, the new funding will allow it to continue its nationwide expansion, add employees, and perhaps most importantly, advance […]

Agents predict more tech disruption in 2019



Leading Canadian real estate agent Shawn Zigelstein said in an interview this week that the industry has seen rapid adoption of new technologies in the past few years, and said he expects the trend to continue accelerating in 2019 as more tools and services become available. Speaking to CBC News, Zigelstein said real estate tech […]

The growing role of tech in real estate



As consumers increasingly use the internet as their main home search tool, real estate professionals know it’s essential to meet them there. According to a new survey by the National Association of Realtors, agents say the top technology tools they use to obtain leads include social media (used by 47 percent of agents), MLS suites […]

Rentl launches short-term rental solution for real estate brokerages



Short-term rental management company Rentl is launching “Powered by Rentl”, a new end-to-end solution that allows real estate brokerages and their agents to instantly launch short-term rental programs under their own brands. Rentl will serve as a comprehensive backend solution, providing the necessary technology and operational infrastructure to service the brokerage’s listings. The program allows […]