There is one metric on the financials that gains little attention by brokerages -- Fallen Sales, or Deals Fallen Through (DFT). They are on everyone productivity report, but when asked why they number is what it is, no one can explain why these deals are lost.
Watch September's edition of Insightful Tech reviews two technology topics announced at the end of August - WordPress 5.5 Update and WCAG News for ADA.
A few weeks ago, posts on social media popped up about the National Association of Realtors® MLS Consolidation Grant Program. The formation of this grant program came about through NAR’s President’s Advisory Group (PAG) and offered three types of grants for MLS’s to pursue.
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As part of my business, I provide a partner selection service to assist brokerages in vetting products. A Product Team's role is to deliver the product's vision to the customer. An area that the team puts a lot of effort into during the development process is to ensure their product is useable by the customer.
While the last few months have been challenging, and they have also been a learning experience for everyone. Christopher Callahan, CISO for Weichert Companies, and I have had an extensive conversation on security and business continuity learnings from the pandemic.
Last weekend, a brokerage showed its ability to adapt and innovate through difficult times. The Michael Saunders & Company team executed a live Virtual Open House Tour event across its markets in Florida.
Part one of this article addresses the power of people and communication as a security tool. This article discusses the nuts & bolts of technology to secure the virtual workplace — an area of security that is a nightmare for technology leadership and keeps them from sleeping at night.
A pandemic brings out the worst in some people. As businesses must move staff to a virtual workplace environment, bad actors are trying to steal both the people's identity and their money. Plus, don't forget the company's digital assets.
Recently, we partnered with a client who believed in using modern technology. Cool! Since the WAV Group and I are proponents of RESO, let's use the RESO Web API. In practice, this decision became an experience that confirms the RESO Broker Advisory Group's new initiative is desperately needed.
There are specific characteristics or values needed to realize the benefits of a data-driven culture. These values support people's critical thinking and exploration within their roles in an organization. Allowing this freedom of curiosity expands people's ability to think of how data can nurture successes in their day-to-day activities. They become your data citizens who understand the value of data as an asset.
Building an organizational culture around data is not easy. Today's market and the future have made it a necessity to leverage data to survive. So, it is not surprising that RE/MAX has taken steps towards acquiring a which has culture rooted in data-driven decision making. As we have found out over the last few years, it is more convenient to buy intellectual property than to build from scratch organically.
It is during this time of the season when we reflect over the past year. We review what we have accomplished, how we could do better, and what we need to change for next year. What we publish and distribute online is a reflection of our brand's moral compass. Thinking about how we behave as digital citizens are critical to others as we prepare to jump into 2020.