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. [...]

AI is a vital part of CoreLogic’s new Clareity Assure security platform for MLSs

Today, CoreLogic launched a vital and timely new security platform – Clareity Assure – now available to integrate as a front door to all MLS systems regardless of vendor. It is precisely the kind of protection MLSs need and must have in place. It uses artificial intelligence and machine learning for its adaptive authentication protection. It can identify suspicious activity and, most importantly, selectively deploy multi-factor authentication. By monitoring login activity in real time, it can automatically detect when login exceeds an acceptable risk threshold. Last year was a wakeup call for MLSs and security. The timing by CoreLogic could not [...]

Real AI: I fought the bot (and the bot won), AI fast facts and top headlines

By Kevin Hawkins with Korey Hawkins | Vol. 1 Post 9 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. I fought the bot, and the bot won When AI works, it’s incredible, surprising, and often has me in awe of what it can do. When AI doesn't work, it is an absolute nightmare experience. Yesterday, I called FedEx for help on a missing package – first, a little context. For decades, FedEx was my go-to [...]

May I have Your Attention Please

In our efforts to stay connected, we connect to everything and often connect to many things at once. Our efforts to stay connected are notably separating us from the strong bonded connections that we need to succeed. Do you command attention with the people that are important to your success?

By |2022-10-12T14:44:24-07:00October 14th, 2022|Clients, Our Services, Thought Leadership|0 Comments

Zillow Launches Homeownership Strategy

In their Q4 earnings reports, Zillow laid out an impressive and visionary strategy that makes total sense for consumers and creates an enormous challenge to real estate brokers who are not taking the full cycle of homeownership seriously. Zillow calls this strategy the “housing super app.” To me, it looks like an exact copy of the strategy being deployed by Milestones.ai.

The Relationship Cloud – Mashup of Social Media, CRM, and Big Data

For years, we have seen best practices develop in social media, understood the importance of a CRM, and heard stories about leveraging Big Data that never materialized. The elegant way that Aidentified has combined these three things to deliver impactful business intelligence to real estate is outstanding.

By |2022-02-04T10:39:17-08:00February 7th, 2022|Clients, CRM, Data-Driven Culture, Real Estate Technology|0 Comments

New Lead Routing Strategies Points to Increased Conversion Rates

It seems obvious that brokers should be routing leads to agents who know the customer, yet they don’t. Aidentified fixes that, creating a better customer experience and improving lead conversion by simply connecting the customer to an agent who has some sort of known relationship. That’s a game-changer.

By |2020-10-27T14:00:30-07:00October 27th, 2020|Artificial Intelligence, Clients, CRM|0 Comments

Nobu Hata Hired as DMAR’s Next CEO

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.

By |2020-05-28T20:32:06-07:00May 20th, 2020|Clients, COVID-19, Press Releases, Recruiting|2 Comments

Delta Media Group Invests $30 Million to Create AI-powered Marketing Platform

Delta Media Group, one of the oldest and most well established broker marketing platform companies in real estate, today revealed their all new DeltaNET 6 platform.

Visionary Broker Leaders Bring It Home in Louisiana

Agents across the state of Louisiana will gain access to statewide data while keep the software they are using today all for one statewide MLS fee.

VESTAPLUS Back by Popular Demand in Palm Springs

I love it when an MLS listens and responds to their members’ requests quickly. In Palm Springs, CA, the MLS decided to switch MLS systems after working with the system provided by TheMLS/CLAW, the luxury MLS provider for about 6 years.

By |2020-02-06T15:55:27-08:00February 1st, 2020|Clients, Press Releases|0 Comments