REAL AI: New study claims most don’t use AI tools, Apple’s quiet AI push, facts, headlines, and AI quote of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 22 Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. Images are AI + human generated. New study claims most don’t use AI tools With all the hype generated by generative AI and ChatGPT's claims of over 180 million users, you would think it is already ubiquitous. Apparently not. At least, that's the reported finding of the latest AI study from the Reuters Institute and Oxford University. While the study [...]

By |2024-06-01T08:58:12-07:00May 31st, 2024|Artificial Intelligence, Real Estate Technology, Technology|Comments Off on REAL AI: New study claims most don’t use AI tools, Apple’s quiet AI push, facts, headlines, and AI quote of the week

REAL AI: Crazy about Canva, AI Newsbytes, facts, headlines, and AI quote of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 21 Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. Crazy about Canva This is a brief story about the best $10 a month a real estate agent can spend on any marketing tool. Canva was the online design tool that teachers and some real estate agents were raving about back in 2015. For teachers, their accounts were free. It was all WYSIWYG for everyone else – almost the opposite [...]

By |2024-05-23T16:26:58-07:00May 24th, 2024|Artificial Intelligence, Business Intelligence, Computer Vision, PropTech, Real Estate Technology, Technology|Comments Off on REAL AI: Crazy about Canva, AI Newsbytes, facts, headlines, and AI quote of the week

REAL AI: ChatGPT 4ooooh, Renovation AI, facts, headlines, and AI quote of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 20 Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. ChatGPT 4ooooh (my goodness!) Did you see the live stream or video from OpenAI introducing ChatGPT 4o (pronounced “oh”)? The big news: the introduction of omnimodal AI. Oh, and it’s free for everyone (but much faster if you have the paid version and up to five times more capacity than the free version – more than worth the $20-a-month subscription). [...]

By |2024-05-20T08:03:03-07:00May 17th, 2024|Artificial Intelligence|Comments Off on REAL AI: ChatGPT 4ooooh, Renovation AI, facts, headlines, and AI quote of the week

WAV Group Releases 2024 Brokerage Technology Roadmap Part 4: Training and Support

If you have been following our Brokerage Technology Roadmap series, you have now assembled all the necessary pieces to build an impressive tech stack for your business.  However, the effectiveness of these technology solutions relies heavily on how well they are communicated and adopted by users.

By |2024-05-15T07:18:29-07:00May 15th, 2024|Broker Technology Research, Real Estate Technology, Research, Technology|Comments Off on WAV Group Releases 2024 Brokerage Technology Roadmap Part 4: Training and Support

An Unstoppable Legend: Ben Caballero Remains America’s Top-Performing Real Estate Agent

Ben Caballero is an improbable and incomparable real estate legend. How can an individual real estate agent based in Texas sell an average of more than 19 homes daily, every day of the week, including Saturdays and Sundays? Again, 19 homes a day, times 365 days last year, would be 6,935 home sales. Ben sold 7,012 homes in 2023. He is the sole listing agent on every sale, verified by every Multiple Listing Service he works with in Texas. He does not work with any other agent or team at HomesUSA.com, the brokerage where he also is CEO and founder. [...]

By |2024-05-14T10:40:07-07:00May 13th, 2024|Broker Information, Builder, Builders, Clients, Industry Observations, MLS, Podcast, Thought Leadership, Uncategorized|Comments Off on An Unstoppable Legend: Ben Caballero Remains America’s Top-Performing Real Estate Agent

Real AI: AI will kill showing traffic, headlines, fast facts and AI quote of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 19 Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly.  AI will kill showing traffic but that’s a good thing The big AI takeaway from the 2024 National Association of Realtors Legislative Meetings (known in the industry as Midyear) held this week in Washington, DC, was an unexpected consequence of AI. This concept materialized during the Q&A at the end of the Emerging Business Issues & Technology Forum, "Integrating AI [...]

By |2024-05-10T10:31:33-07:00May 10th, 2024|Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Marketing, PropTech, Real Estate Technology, RESO, Technology, Virtual Real Estate, Virtual Tours|Comments Off on Real AI: AI will kill showing traffic, headlines, fast facts and AI quote of the week

Real AI: AI agents are the next big thing, AI and the Big Apple, fast facts, and AI quote of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Issue 18 Real AI is a 100% human-created weekly roundup of all things AI in real estate and emerging AI innovations in other sectors likely to impact real estate, posting weekly. AI agents are the next big thing This week, Sam Altman, head of OpenAI, tells MIT Technology Review that AI agents are poised to become AI's killer app. Compared to what these new AI Agents will do, ChatGPT-4 will look pretty dumb, Altman says. What is the difference between an AI chatbot and an AI agent? Think of an AI chatbot [...]

By |2024-05-10T10:44:50-07:00May 3rd, 2024|Artificial Intelligence, Industry Observations, PropTech, Real Estate Technology, Technology|Comments Off on Real AI: AI agents are the next big thing, AI and the Big Apple, fast facts, and AI quote of the week

Brokers and Tech Vendors Demand A Less Fragmented MLS Data Access System

The industry is moving in a positive direction to eliminate fractionalization of MLS data.

By |2024-05-03T06:42:43-07:00May 2nd, 2024|Broker Technology Research, MLS Insights, Real Estate Technology|Comments Off on Brokers and Tech Vendors Demand A Less Fragmented MLS Data Access System

WAV Group Releases 2024 Brokerage Technology Roadmap Part 3: Data Management

As technology continues to redefine the landscape of the real estate industry, brokerages are increasingly relying on data-driven strategies to stay ahead of the curve. In the latest installment of WAV Group's 2024 Brokerage Technology Roadmap, Part 3 dives deep into the critical realm of data management. Let's explore the cornerstone of data management outlined in this report: creating a robust data collection policy and strategy.

By |2024-05-01T09:27:52-07:00May 1st, 2024|Broker Information, PropTech, Real Estate Technology, Suveys and Research|Comments Off on WAV Group Releases 2024 Brokerage Technology Roadmap Part 3: Data Management

Maximizing MLS Tool Utilization: Tailoring Training for Power Users

It’s not at all unusual for MLS organizations to be disappointed by the limited adoption of MLS tools among top-producing members. Despite the undeniable benefits these tools offer, many power users seem reluctant to fully embrace them. Since top producers are the ones driving the success of a real estate market, it is imperative to find ways to engage them with training designed for the unique needs of those that complete several transactions per month. 

By |2024-04-29T09:30:36-07:00April 29th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Maximizing MLS Tool Utilization: Tailoring Training for Power Users