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Tech Tuesday: Telecommuting is Changing Real Estate

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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: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/20/realestate/how-telecommuting-has-changed-real-estate.html

A popular trend is changing the housing market – remote work. As more people can work from home, housing priorities have changed, and different places and types of housing have become more popular than ever. What do these telecommuting buyers want? 

  • Office space 
  • Spaces that can serve more than one purpose 
  • Small “flex” spaces 
  • Co-living apartments/condos 
  • A sense of community 

Tech Tuesday: How to Protect Your Real Estate Investment

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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: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesrealestatecouncil/2019/09/20/three-ways-technology-can-help-protect-your-real-estate-investment/#116b5aac183f

Due diligence is a critical element in finding the right real estate investment property. An investment property carries significant emotional and financial risks as well as rewards. To better protect yourself and your investment, consider the following three strategies that incorporate tech solutions. 

  1. Streamline the Process
  2. Improve Efficiency
  3. Use Automation 

Tech Tuesday: Compass has a Campus in Seattle

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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: https://www.geekwire.com/2019/heavily-funded-real-estate-startup-compass-moves-amazon-big-new-seattle-tech-center/

Compass is in the news again – the real estate brokerage and tech firm just opened a new tech center in Seattle. The campus in Seattle is geared toward building a platform to power all real estate decisions for advisors, sellers, and buyers. 

Compass also just launched a new consumer site that lets agents collaborate with their buyers. A few features included AI-driven recommendations for the buyers, and you can monitor the market in real-time.

Watch the full video here – https://youtu.be/kbWcXqtc4g4

Tech Tuesday: Sell Your Home With Zillow

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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: https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/real-estate/story/2019-09-06/san-diego-zillow-wants-to-buy-your-home

Have you heard of Zillow’s new home-buying program? 

The new home-buying program just launched in San Diego County and is in 16 other markets. The way the program works is homeowners can go on the Zillow website and then answer a few questions about the condition of their homes. If your home is eligible, they’ll send your cash offer within a few days, and you decide what’s next. 

What other instant-offer programs have you heard of? 

Zillow Offers: https://www.zillow.com/offers/

Tech Tuesday: Data Providers in Real Estate

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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: https://www.fastcompany.com/90400284/how-big-data-could-help-make-it-easier-for-landlords-to-evict-you 

Several startups are taking a data-driven approach to real estate, which in turn is helping reshape the market and bringing in new investors. These data providers are helping buyers price properties in new markets, telling owners how their properties’ values are shifting, and even telling landlords how best to set rents on vacant units on a day-to-day basis.

Tech Tuesday: Will Tech Make Realtors Obsolete?

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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: https://www.geekwire.com/2019/will-tech-make-realtors-obsolete-investors-debate-future-real-estate/

Will tech make realtors obsolete?

This seems to be the million-dollar question. The real estate sector has undergone a dramatic shift, thanks to tech giants like Zillow and Redfin. Many tech enthusiasts want to offer tech software solutions that cut out the middleman. 

Julie Sandler, managing director of Pioneer Square Labs Venture, seems to think that real estate professionals shouldn’t worry, as they simply offer too much value to the average homeowner. However, it’s important to start thinking about what you can contribute to the customer experience that a software solution can’t replicate. 

What are your thoughts on this?

Tech Tuesday: Professionalism in Real Estate

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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: https://therealdeal.com/2019/08/20/john-burger-how-tech-makes-real-estate-more-professional/

Real estate professionals now use an arsenal of technologies to do their jobs more effectively. All of these tech innovations – whether they include hardware or software – are designed with the idea of improving the professionalism of those in the industry.

To provide the best possible service to clients, it’s important that agents and brokers stay up-to-date on all of the new and emerging tech trends.

Tech Tuesday: Real Estate Tech Selected by Top Producers

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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: https://www.inman.com/2019/08/12/the-smartest-tech-choice-i-made-this-year/

What is the smartest tech choice you made this year?

A 2019 Report by Propertybase revealed that real estate professionals are selecting real estate software and building a tech ecosystem that’s focused on quality over quantity.

When it comes to real estate technology – It’s about qualitynot quantity.

Download the report here – https://go.propertybase.com/retech-benchmark-report.

Tech Tuesday: Staying Competitive in Real Estate

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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: https://www.quickenloans.com/blog/stay-relevant-5-real-estate-tech-trends

The real estate market is vibrant, healthy, and fiercely competitive. Real estate professionals must maintain their relevance by keeping up with the latest tech trends and staying informed. Do your due diligence on the following tech trends to remain competitive – Proptech, Big Data, Predictive Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Chatbots, Virtual and Augmented Reality, and Blockchain.

Tech Tuesday: Opportunity in the Real Estate Market

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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: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesrealestatecouncil/2019/07/30/how-tech-is-taking-on-its-biggest-challenge-yet-real-estate/#73cc4f9f2b37

Will the process of buying a home change?

In the next five years, it’s predicted that the real estate market will be transformed by technology. Right now, each step in the home buying process relies in part on manual systems, which leave consumers exhausted and overwhelmed.

Imagine if a company could solve a single pain point in the home buying process…