Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, announced its 2020 REACH class. Second Century Ventures has grown to become the most active global venture fund in real estate technology, working with more than 100 firms worldwide.
Before the pandemic, according to most recent Census data, only 1 in 20 Americans worked from home. I am part of that original 5 percent group. And watching clients, vendors, colleagues – my spouse -- and others struggle to work from home, I am feeling incredibly guilty.
In Part 5 of his podcast, “How Production Home Builders win by maximizing the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)” – available on iTunes and Google Play – Caballero uncovers a dirty little secret in the home building industry that many agents know all too well. Builders unethically advertise the same property at different prices in different places. Read More...
When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. That's how many people, companies, and organizations, like the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO), are responding to these uncertain times. Unable to host its standard Spring Tech Summit in New Orleans, the team at RESO came out early with a pivot to create a digital summit version – April 21-23. That's welcoming news, as many folks will tell you RESO is the best-kept secret among all real estate conferences. True, there won’t be a #RESOnola, but I am ready #RESOremote. I need a conference – badly. So, I have blocked my calendar [...]
As we sort through what our collective new normal will be, random acts of human kindness and other stories inspire me as they continue to emerge as unexpected consequences of this epic tragedy.
After 30+ years in the real estate industry, I find a truism that resonates with me. “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”
Inman Connect NY in January for me was one of the best Connects I have experienced in quite some time. I am admittedly jaded. I have missed but a handful of Connects.
Today Homesnap released the most advanced generation of its home search platform. This massive update, called the "All-New Homesnap Pro," is fueled by an ongoing reinvestment from Broker Public Portal, the industry-led initiative powered by Homesnap’s technology.
What’s a Realtor? That’s a question if you asked most consumers, they would likely incorrectly respond that a Realtor is a real estate agent or broker. The National Association of Realtors is working to change that.
The color of the year was recently announced: it is Classic Blue. More precisely, it is Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue, “a solid and dependable hue we can always rely on,” described by Pantone in its annual announcement.
As advocates and ambassadors of the Broker Public Portal, the WAV Group wants to encourage our MLS clients attending Inman Connect NYC to meet with the BPP. It’s a fantastic opportunity to get updated on the remarkable stream of success achieved in the last 12 months.
The Board of Managers of the Broker Public Portal today announced its Board members for 2020.