The pandemic forced more than a million Realtors nationwide to work remotely and embrace digital technology at a record pace. One leading real estate tech executive told me more progress took place getting agents to adopt technology in the first five months of the outbreak than the last five years.
National REALTOR® Safety Month is designated by the National Association of REALTORS, (NAR), as a time to focus on safety strategies and tactics.
The Counselors of Real Estate hosts one of my favorite annual press announcements. CRE is a 1,000 “by invitation” membership organization comprised of industry veterans representing investors, financiers, developers, corporate real estate professionals, appraisers, consultants, attorneys, brokers, and other industry professionals.
While COVID-19 has been a challenging time for all of us, WAV Group is proud to say we were able to support the progressive leaders of the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® in hiring a terrific new CEO for their organization, even during Shelter in Place.
We know that many are trying to figure out the best ways to become expert at virtual selling and we have a terrific resource to offer you FREE to help you with challenge. WAV Group’s sister company, RETechnology.com is an educational website designed specifically to help agents, brokers and Association/MLS Executives learn the best ways to leverage technology in their businesses.
If you are an active trader in the market who purchased shares during the free fall, you may have witnessed the greatest gain in 30 years. Many of the real estate stocks rebounded quite nicely, but others still have much to gain.
Award-winning author of One Rental at a Time, Micheal Zuber, and CEO of SaaS platform Rental Beast, Ishay Grinberg, sat down for a virtual conversation this week about what agents can do today to sustain through the pandemic, and be ahead of the game as the market recovers.
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.
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 [...]
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.
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.