Technology

New real estate software allows agents, buyers to connect on single platform
New real estate software allows agents, buyers to connect on single platform

The prop-tech software, named Runway, applies information technology and platform economics to real estate markets, according to a press release.

New tool allows agents to schedule, manage property listings with ease
New tool allows agents to schedule, manage property listings with ease

Developed by the Houston Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service (HAR MLS), ShowingSmart is designed to improve business workflow for listing and buying agents by enabling them to manage showings, schedule appointments, gather feedback and present information to clients.

Insurance-based smart home technology saves homeowners in more ways than one
Insurance-based smart home technology saves homeowners in more ways than one

As remote work becomes the new norm for many homeowners, real estate professionals are encouraging clients to consider implementing insurance-based smart home technology into their homes. 

HomeLight launches new tools to help agents win bidding wars and sell homes
HomeLight launches new tools to help agents win bidding wars and sell homes

The company’s new financial offerings, HomeLight Trade-In and HomeLight Cash Offer, enable top agents to make real estate transactions possible for countless individuals who otherwise wouldn’t be able to compete in today’s cutthroat market.

Guaranteed Rate launches tech company
Guaranteed Rate launches tech company

The new technology streamlines workflow in the mortgage industry.

Becoming a Digital Earnest Money Addict
Becoming a Digital Earnest Money Addict

“If you haven’t gone digital yet, you should really consider it. Digital earnest money deposits (EMDs) have been around for less than a year, and at first, I was reluctant to jump on board. Why? I am a security freak.” — Anne Ewasko, Chicago Realtor

What do you think about Zillow purchasing ShowingTime?
What do you think about Zillow purchasing ShowingTime?

Will it hurt your business? Concerned about Zillow sharing information? Thinking of adopting ShowingTime or dropping the app altogether? We want to hear what you think about the deal and what it means for brokers. 

What kind of tech are agents using for lead generation? Find out what Houston real estate professionals had to say
What kind of tech are agents using for lead generation? Find out what Houston real estate professionals had to say

Are you paying for lead generation? See the top tools readers said they can’t live without.

Is private equity-backed real estate tech a game changer?
Is private equity-backed real estate tech a game changer?

Venture capital and lead generation — what does one thing have to do with the other? A lot, for real estate tech firm Propertybase.

Staying safe on social media
Staying safe on social media

The National Association of Realtors and the Massachusetts Association of Realtors are encouraging agents to take a closer look at their social media presence for Realtor Safety Month.

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