Renwick Congdon, founder of Imprev, which he sold to MoxiWorks and Vector Capital in November 2019, shockingly passed away a few days ago at just 60 years old. He was my mentor and forever changed my life. As I posted in a comment on Greg Robertson’s Vendor Alley, Renwick was a gentle giant of the business world, a proud leader in EO, and a serial entrepreneur. He was my mentor, and I was blessed to be a loyal Imprevian, having worked for and with Renwick at Imprev for several years. He was a true thought leader of our industry and [...]
In a joint press release today, Milestones and InstaMortgage announced that InstaMortgage will be the first mortgage company to launch Milestones Homeownership Hubs to consumers. Like real estate brokers and agents, loan officers are challenged to remain engaged with their clients after the closing.
In a press release today, Minneapolis-based NorthstarMLS, St. Louis-based MARIS MLS, and Jacksonville-based realMLS have entered into agreements to launch MLS-Touch as their mobile multiple listing application. Together, agents and clients can monitor market changes on properties, deliver access to real time market statistics, view nearby properties, and even deliver some marketing on popular social media sites.
Today, C.A.R announced that they have made an investment in Milestones, and are making the Milestones Homeownership Hubs a member benefit for all California Realtors. The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R) is no stranger to innovation and REALTOR empowerment.
If you want to compete as a brokerage, you can borrow the playbook of realtor.com to create articles that leverage your local expertise and deliver the most interesting article content for consumers in your area. The trick here is to make sure that consumers are engaging with your content. That is the benefit of following the headlines of realtor.com.
A number of companies are supporting brokers with concierge solutions that solve this problem - and, it's a big problem. Up to 45 Million consumers move a year, and the real estate industry is the tip of the spear that can connect their customers with service providers. With MooveGuru, the entire move and all of the services related to homeownership are in the YourHomeHub portal. From a distribution perspective, MooveGuru is gaining a ton of traction with more than 316,000 agents across over 2,000 brokerages accessing the platform and inviting their customers.
Managing Partners Marilyn Wilson and Victor Lund are joined by WAV Group Communications President, Kevin Hawkins and PR and Communication Strategist, Myra Jolivet in this year’s exclusive group of industry leaders who have made newsworthy contributions to the real estate industry.
This summer, the Broker Resource Network (BRN) asked us if we would be interested in writing a report about an alarming trend related to days on market. They are inviting an industry to have a conversation about this issue. As an industry, it is important for agents to gain access to information and training about the value of the MLS.
One market segment that WAV Group has been keeping a close eye on is moving concierge. In a press release issued today, MooveGuru reports that their home service providers have been used over nine million times by agent customers.
There is a bill gaining traction that will change the governance of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau away from one executive to a bi-partisan board of five leaders. The goal of the governance change is to make the CFBP more inclusive and more considerate of changes to consumer credit, based on input from the real estate and mortgage industry, as well as consumers.
Compass grew by communicating to agents that they invest in the future of their profession by investing in technology. The point of this article is to demonstrate how a brokerage technology communication strategy is as important as the technology itself.
One of any organization’s core public relations strategies is the creation and dissemination of your story. Every company has a story. What makes you different? Better? Stand out? Memorable?