technology Archive

Tech Companies You Need to Know

Meet the real estate tech companies providing promising tools to brokers, agents, and their clients. NAR and Second Century Ventures recently announced the new REach® Class of 2017, featuring a roster of startups focused on security, process digitization, information...
July 19, 2017

A Step-by-Step Guide: Convert Internet Leads to Sales

By Brandon Doyle In this day and age, it’s likely that a significant contingent of your leads originate online. Since many apps and websites cut out the need to pick up the phone or initiate conversation face-to-face, it’s increasingly...
December 26, 2016

Under the Sells-Scope: RealtyBackOffice

By Lee Davenport Have you ever tried an office management software system made by supposed industry experts who were former brokers or real estate office staff in a former life (usually before the recession and today’s technology)? If you...

Work Your Website, Not Your Nerves

By Lee Davenport Approximately 65 percent of REALTORS® report having a website for at least five years but only 2 percent of their business come from those sites, according to the National Association of REALTORS® 2015 Member Profile. Yet...

World’s First Virtual Broker Open

By Brandon Doyle Last month, the Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® Young Professional Network presented the first ever virtual broker open. Architech 3D Imaging was on hand to talk about 3D mapping and virtual tours, including Matterport as well...

5 Tips to Tighten Your Real Estate Tool Belt

By Alyssa Hellman Sometimes it seems like new real estate products are released every day. It’s easy to become distracted by trying every new marketing tool or tech gadget, but over time the luster fades and you’ve got to...
February 16, 2015

Virtual Tours Go 3-D With Matterport

By Brandon Doyle My Matterport Pro 3-D camera system arrived on Thursday, and agents who are early adopters of new technology will see the benefits of being able to offer your clients something that no one else can do....

Two Mobile Apps You (and Your Customers) Will Love

By Anand Patel There are two great apps that I have been using for more than a year or so now that have served to be very helpful. I share these (and many more) apps with my agents during...
April 4, 2014

2014 Technology Resolutions

By Scott Newman Technology is changing our lives – and our industry – on a daily basis. And as they say, you’re either with the times or behind them. With that in mind, I wanted to roll out three...

Conference Flashback to 2005

By Alex Milshteyn I’ve attended the annual REALTORS® Conference & Expo since 2005. A lot has changed since my first annual conference, which also took place in San Francisco, but a lot has also stayed the same. Here is...