Real AI: The magic of the prompt, AI dominates Connect NY, facts, headlines and the Quote of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 4 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 a new edition every Friday. The magic of the prompt There’s a secret to maximizing the effectiveness of generative AI that every real estate practitioner who uses AI must know above all else: the key to unlocking the best AI has to offer is in your prompts. This is a universal AI truth. It does not matter if you are using [...]

Real AI: Survey reveals real estate’s heavy use of AI, fast facts, five headlines, and a Quote of the Week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 3 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 a new edition every Friday. AI survey reveals real estate’s heavy use, wide adoption A brand new study from real estate tech leader Delta Media shows the popularity and use of artificial intelligence (AI) in real estate has become nearly ubiquitous among America's leading real estate brokerages. Today, 75% of America's real estate brokerages already use AI technology, and almost 80% [...]

Real AI: AI free-for-all, AI gets its own keyboard key, fast facts, top headlines and Quote of the Week

Real AI: AI free-for-all, AI gets its own keyboard key, fast facts, top headlines and Quote of the Week By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 2 Post 1 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 a new edition every Friday. The AI free-for-all 2024 is signaling a messy year ahead for AI. Yesterday, Apple and Disney were told by the US Securities and Exchange Commission that they could not avoid shareholder votes calling for reports on their [...]

Real AI: Evil AI, Holy Gemini, a great way for agents to use AI, fast facts, top headlines and Quote of the Week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 1 Post 17 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 a new edition every Friday. About Evil AI… WAV Group founding partner Victor Lund just published a provocative post called “Evil AI.” It's a vital topic to keep at the forefront of AI development. The underlying current is frightening. Evil AI demonstrates the enormous downside that has some of the most brilliant minds of our times warning us about the dark [...]

Real AI: Fannie Mae embraces CV, Claude.ai gets better, AI facts and top headlines

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 1 Post 15 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 a new edition every Friday. Fannie Mae embraces computer vision Craig Rowe at Inman News did a solid job with his recent piece on Fannie Mae embracing AI and computer vision or CV. It’s important because when Fannie Mae makes a move, the mortgage industry follows. In June, Fannie Mae announced the use of "image recognition" to detect incorrect quality and [...]

Real AI: Unlocking real estate data, ChatGPT for real estate intel, 5 facts and AI headlines

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 1 Post 14 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 a new edition every Friday. Using AI to unlock real estate data Content creation continues to dominate how real estate professionals use AI. AI helps agents create better blogs, website content, flyers, social posts, listing descriptions, property photos, marketing ideas, business plans, video scripts, and more. Using AI to perfect content has become part of many real estate agents' workflow in [...]

Real AI: AI Turbo-powered, new AI research and top AI headlines

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 1 Post 13 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 a new edition every Friday. GPT-4 Turbo: What real estate pros need to know Microsoft-backed OpenAI, the creators of ChatGPT, during its first in-person developer event, launched a more powerful AI model dubbed GPT-4 Turbo, currently in Beta, among other advances. What will these AI improvements do? GPT-4 Turbo is said to be a smarter model than ChatGPT-4. It will let [...]

Real AI: AI Wasteland, the Song, Headlines and Five Fast Facts

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 1 Post 8 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 a new edition every Friday. AI Wasteland Is AI a lie? My greatest fear, fueled by the rabid hyperbole created by AI and ignited by its unmatched trajectory, is that we make the same mistake with this tech that we have with so many others. The great overpromise and underdeliver. It won't derail AI, but it could certainly arm its resistors. [...]

Real AI: Legal minefield, 5 Facts and AI Meme of the week

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 1 Post 6 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 a new edition every Friday. AI is creating a legal minefield While the Federal government and dozens of states scurry to create AI legislation, AI cases are already filling our courts. Among the most notable lawsuits: Microsoft, GitHub, and OpenAI are being sued for allegedly violating copyright law by reproducing open-source code using AI. Visual artists in a proposed class-action lawsuit [...]

Real AI: $300 billion, Digital Twins and Musk says he’s an idiot

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 1 Post 3 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 a new edition every Friday. Why Revive Vision AI is a game-changing use of AI Pre-sale renovation leader Revive kicked off their biggest product release – Revive Vision AI – with a huge Launch Party this week. This is precisely the kind of AI we need right now in real estate. First, a bit of background. The pre-sale renovation category is [...]

Real AI: Florida, Headlines and The Beatles

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Computer vision is revolutionizing MLSs: The appraisal industry is next

I spent a large part of my career in the mortgage business - long before computer vision was a thing. I was a VP at one of the largest nationwide retail lenders (Great Western), a Fannie Mae Director both in public affairs and later as head of the Seattle Partnership office, and finally, a mortgage loan officer for over eight years with the largest lenders (Countrywide, Wells Fargo and Chase) in the country at the time. These combined experiences give me a unique vantage point of looking at this industry from a 35,000 foot level and the surface as a [...]