Motley Fool Reviews Compass with Interesting Observations

When I saw the headline of Motley Fool taking a deep dive on Compass, I really expected Jason Moser and Matt Frankel to get it wrong - most of Wall Street does. Normally, Motley Fool gets it right – beating the stock market by 4x.

Real estate tech integration survey: What firms are at the top?

When I was head of Marketing and PR at Imprev, now part of MoxiWorks, we polled industry brokerage leaders twice a year about their challenges and their take on emerging technology trends. One of the most common pain points that topped the majority of broker-owners lists year after year was that real estate tech didn’t “talk” to each other. Most real estate technology was in silos, they complained. Double, triple entry of the same data by agents into different tech tools was commonplace. The challenge remains daunting enough that the Real Estate Standards Organization formed the Cross-Platform Interoperability Workgroup. Its [...]

Broker Trend for 2021 Is All About Playbooks

It is funny how trends emerge in real estate. New terms pop up and suddenly everybody is jumping on board. The latest trend that we caught wind of is the word playbook. A playbook is a grouping of activities, and in this context, playbooks are a proven, automated, and integrated set of actions that drive outcomes faster.

Matterport’s Narrow Moat and the Future of Virtual Tours

Founded in 2011, Matterport had already taken on more than $60 million in investment before launching powerfully in real estate by 2016. They have taken on substantially more investment since.

MoxiWorks to Compliment Zap?

Not sure if MoxiWorks will replace Zap or not, but it is pretty clear that Moxi has some powerful traction. What is being done in Canada is not likely to have much bearing on what is done here in America – but it is a signal.

Pay Attention to Home Ownership Division Launched at Inside Real Estate

I connected with Ned Stringham from Inside Real Estate by phone to learn more about the announcement of their Home Ownership Division and was excited by what I learned.

Rental Beast for MLS Offers a Rental Solution Worth Consideration

Over the past 12 months, we have examined the success that MLSs are beginning to deliver though Rental Beast, what can be best described as an MLS system for rentals.

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Two Bay Area Realtor associations launch virtual home tour staging with RealEZPhotoFix from VirtualTourCafe

Providing an authentic virtual home tour experience is no longer a challenge for two bay area Realtor® Associations through a new agreement with VirtualTourCafe and one of its divisions, RealEZPhotoFix.

Black Knight Updates Paragon Connect Mobile

Since the launch of Paragon Connect, Black Knight has added some nice functionality which includes improved roster choice, deeper image editing, AVMs, driving directions, activity tracking, and full public record display.

Lone Wolf Launches Title Product in All States

In a press release, Lone Wolf recognizes their partnership with RamQuest, an Austin based title insurance company and settlement service that operates under the product name of Closing Market in all 50 states of the United States of America. RamQuest’s Closing Market is also a marketplace that has 56 partners today. In this case, Lone Wolf Marketplace is like eBay connecting to Amazon – marketplace connecting to marketplace.

Lone Wolf Launches New Technology Marketplace

Lone Wolf Technologies, owned by America’s fourth largest software company, Vista Equity Partners, has released a technology marketplace that will be made available through (Instanet) TransactionDesk and (zipLogix) zipForm® Plus transaction management and forms management solutions today.