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May 2019

Tech Tuesday: Instagram has changed real estate marketing

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It?s Tech Tuesday ? our weekly dose of tech innovations that are rapidly changing the real estate industry and beyond.

Article: Agents As Influencers: How Instagram Has Changed Real Estate Marketing

Author: Amanda Lauren – Contributor

Did you know Instagram is considered the fastest-growing social media platform?

Social media platforms, especially Instagram, are changing the way people interact with agents. Instagram is a popular social platform for real estate professionals where you can engage and interact with buyers and sellers, share powerful visuals, and close deals.

If you are looking to grow your real estate business, you should use the social media platform, Instagram.

Tech Tuesday: Tech Predictions

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It?s Tech Tuesday ? our weekly dose of tech innovations that are rapidly changing the real estate industry and beyond.

Article: The Next 25 Years: How Technology Will (And Won’t) Change The Real Estate Business

Author: Chris McAllister – Forbes Councils

When it comes to real estate technology, what will and won’t change?

Change is bound to happen that’s for sure. Technology is a rising tide that’s quickly reaching the real estate sector and changing the way buyers and sellers conduct transactions.

One thing is for certain, there will always be a human element. To succeed in the future, real estate professionals must continue to offer great value and expertise. In our opinion, all the technology in the world can’t replace the human element. What’s your opinion?

Read the full article, here.

Tech Tuesday: How has the real estate landscape changed?

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It?s Tech Tuesday ? our weekly dose of tech innovations that are rapidly changing the real estate industry and beyond.

Article: A new era for home-buying: How Zillow, Redfin and their rivals plan to revolutionize real estate, again

Author: NAT LEVY

How has the real estate landscape changed?

If you haven’t already noticed, the real estate landscape is starting to change. It’s an exciting time in the real estate tech world. Major players are expanding their reach and capabilities, and rolling out with end-to-end solutions for buyers and sellers.

Learn what’s happening with the major real estate players and what they are doing to stay ahead of the tech curve. Read the full article, here.

Tech Tuesday: How are developers attracting Gen Z’s?

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It?s Tech Tuesday ? our weekly dose of tech innovations that are rapidly changing the real estate industry and beyond.

Article: Designing and Developing Student Housing for Gen Z

Author: Katie Sloan

How are developers attracting Gen Z’s?

Here is a generation that’s hyper-connected, fiscally responsible, and entrepreneurial in nature. Developers need to start getting creative and learn how to satisfy both the cost and quality of life for students. Gen Z’s are looking for luxury student housing options that offer innovated tech experiences, flexible community spaces, and hyper-convenient services.

You can read the full article, here.

Tech Tuesday: Virtual Reality for Seniors

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It?s Tech Tuesday ? our weekly dose of tech innovations that are rapidly changing the real estate industry and beyond.

Article: As Virtual Reality Comes of Age, Senior Living Providers Dive In

Author: Jack Silverstein

Virtual reality technology is now being used to improve the quality of life for seniors. Not just because of the entertainment aspect, but for its positive impact on seniors’ health and well being. VR is being used to address age-old challenges such as resident isolation, dementia care, and pain management.

You can read the full article, here.

Tech Tuesday: Redfin – Buy Homes Online

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It?s Tech Tuesday ? our weekly dose of tech innovations that are rapidly changing the real estate industry and beyond.

Article: Real estate site Redfin has been testing a feature for buyers to bid for homes online

Author: By Andrew Liptak

Redfin is now offering more to customers!

The real estate company, Redfin has been testing a new feature that will allow home buyers to place a bid on a property. Sellers who accept an offer would then pay a 2 percent fee to the company.

Tech Tuesday: How do you stay on top of real estate technology?

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It?s Tech Tuesday ? our weekly dose of tech innovations that are rapidly changing the real estate industry and beyond.

Article: Eight Ways To Stay On Top Of Real Estate Technology Changes

Author: Expert Panel, Forbes Real Estate Council

How do you stay on top of new technological trends?

Things change fast in the tech world, and it’s getting difficult to keep up.

Staying up to date with tech trends is vital to your success. There are many digital resources to help you identify new technologies in the market and whether or not you should implement them within your organization.

To help you decide if a new technology is right for you and your company, take these tips from the Forbes Real Estate Council into consideration:

  1. Tech should make your life easier, not harder. Find a tech solution that can help you save time and that easily aligns with your goals and objectives.
  2. Keep an eye on competitors and see what they are doing in terms of tech adoption.
  3. Seek tech centered around data.
  4. Ask investors and Syndicators.
  5. Talk with industry leaders.
  6. Learn about tech that’s still in development.
  7. Keep track of innovative companies.
  8. Watch how others are using tech.

You can read the full article, here.

Tech Tuesday: Google is Adding AR to Google Search

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It?s Tech Tuesday ? our weekly dose of tech innovations that are rapidly changing the real estate industry and beyond.

Article: Google Brings Augmented Reality to the Mainstream by Adding AR Content to Search

Author: BY TOMMY PALLADINO

Is Google serious about augmented reality?

If you haven’t already heard, Google is adding augmented reality to Google Search. Google users will be able to conduct searches for general terms and view 3D models within the Knowledge Panel and examine the content in its physical environment. Pretty cool, right?

You can read the full article, here!

Tech Tuesday: Enterprise AR/VR

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It?s Tech Tuesday ? our weekly dose of tech innovations that are rapidly changing the real estate industry and beyond.

Article: How AR and VR are driving return on investment in the Enterprise Reality Ecosystem

Author: TIM MEREL

Enterprise AR/VR is delivering a strong return on investment for major corporations – like Walmart, Lockheed Martin, and Verizon. The landscape is still taking shape, and we will start to see more corporations attempting to leverage emerging AR/VR technology in the years ahead.

You can read the full article, here.

Tech Tuesday: Zillow?s 3D Home Tours

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It?s Tech Tuesday ? our weekly dose of tech innovations that are rapidly changing the real estate industry and beyond.

Article: Zillow uses VR to try to make online real estate more authentic

Author: STEPHEN SHANKLAND

A major player in the real estate market, Zillow, is now offering 3D immersive property tours. The new feature is available through the app and the website and gives shoppers a clearer understanding of a home’s features and layout.

Read the full article, here!