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The American Dream, and NAR

The American Dream, and NAR

NAR has a few new commercials focused on home ownership (see here to watch the videos and here for Inman coverage) . After watching the commercials, I still wonder… What exactly does being a Realtor mean? Why do I need a Realtor to own a home? PS: Last I checked, the whole point of advertisements

Redfin’s IPO & Brokerages – GeekEstate Blog

Redfin’s IPO & Brokerages – GeekEstate Blog

Rob Hahn has some follow up thoughts on Redfin’s coming IPO as it relates to brokerages that I’d highly recommend reading (if you care about such things as the future of brokerages). A few of my own thoughts… 1. In Seattle, I’ve heard two primary things about Redfin: First, Rob mentions the one I’ve heard consistently – “Redfin’s got

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Andrew Weinberger from LeaseHop

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Andrew Weinberger from LeaseHop

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the founder Andrew Weinberger of LeaseHop. Without further ado… What do you do? I’m Andrew and I’m the founder of LeaseHop. LeaseHop is a NYC based real estate marketplace that is focused on improving the way you find your next home. I wear a

Horizon Needs Your Help – GeekEstate Blog

Horizon Needs Your Help – GeekEstate Blog

Horizon is a way to discover friends and friends of friends in the cities you’re visiting. Beyond friends and friends of friends, Horizon uses communities such as college or fraternity / sorority alumni, former colleagues, and service communities like Returned Peace Corps Volunteers to connect people to find a place to stay, grab a coffee, or even

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Rod Smith from Realtor Profiler

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Rod Smith from Realtor Profiler

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the founder and CEO of Realtor Profiler, Rod Smith. Without further ado… What do you do? Hi. I’m Rod Smith. I’m the CEO and founder of the rapid content-generation platform Realtor Profiler. Realtor Profiler instantly generates compelling, custom professional narratives for real estate professionals.

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Justin Shum from AskAvenue

Meet the RE Tech Founder: Justin Shum from AskAvenue

In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the CEO of AskAvenue, Justin Shum. I certainly agree there is an opportunity to improve consumer-agent communication via chat (and give control back to the consumer in the process). That said, chat is a very crowded space (getting more crowded every month), and distribution on both

Redfin’s IPO, and Now – GeekEstate Blog

Redfin’s IPO, and Now – GeekEstate Blog

After seemingly hearing the “when is Redfin going public?” question floating around industry conversations for years, it appears the answer is here. Now. In more ways than one. The real big news is not that they announced their IPO. It’s Now. As in Redfin Now, a competitor to Opendoor. I have to hand it to them. Redfin

Own (A Piece of) The Evergrey

Own (A Piece of) The Evergrey

The Evergrey & their technology arm Whereby.us are building a “better way to local“. I’m a fan (see prior writing here). They believe, and invest, in community. Proof: an event overview from November: Are you committed to community and local? Particularly if you’re in Seattle where Evergrey is focused, I’d encourage you to invest in their fundraising round.

5 Steps to Creating a Strong Digital Impression

5 Steps to Creating a Strong Digital Impression

Below are five key points for making sure your online first impression lasts longer than your most recent Snapchat. Reviews: These days, almost everyone does their research online. Anything from movies, restaurants, Uber drivers to real estate agents, is rated and reviewed by everyone. Word of mouth isn’t what it used to be, and more people