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Agents need to ‘lean in’ to technology, but they’re not going extinct

OJO Labs founder and CEO John Berkowitz believes real estate agents will continue to play an important role in the industry for a very long time but also urged them Friday to "lean in" to technology because it's coming whether they like it or not.
Tags: Agent, Industry News, MLS & Associations, Select, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Chatbot, Cmls, Funding, John Berkowitz, Multiple Listing Service, Ojo, OJO Labs, Salt Lake City, Utah


Compass CEO: No plans for IPO in next 18 months

Robert Reffkin told The Real Deal that Compass doesn't plan to go public in the 18 months but declined to say if WeWork's struggles have anything to do with it.
Tags: Brokerage, Industry News, Select, Technology, Adam Neumann, CFO Kristen Ankerbrandt, Compass, Compass stock, Ipo, Joseph Sirosh, Maëlle Gavet, Public Offering, Robert Reffkin, Softbank, WeWork


‘Blue-lining’ could be the new redlining, Fed branch warns

Nineteen papers published by the San Francisco Federal Reserve issued many warnings about the threat that climate change poses to the real estate market — as well as potential countermeasures
Tags: Agent, Analysis, Select, Technology, Bluelining, Climate Change, Climate Change Real Estate, Climate Mortgages, Community Wealth Building, Real Estate Climate Risk, Redlining, San Francisco Federal Reserve


CRMLS strikes a deal with BoxMLS to offer open platform

California Regional Multiple Listing Service announced Thursday it struck a deal with real estate startup BoxMLS to grant its more than 98,000 agents access to modern MLS search tools, branded MLS-compliant virtual office websites and branded mobile apps.
Tags: MLS & Associations, Select, Technology, Art Carter, Boxmls, Corelogic, Crmls


Smart-home tech for agents: Aeotec Sensors

In this weekly column, hosts Brandon Doyle and Colton Pratt walk through smart-home products and showcase their capabilities while reviewing pros and cons. Tune in, so that when your clients ask, you’ll be the expert. This week, Aeotec Sensors.
Tags: Video, Technology, Opinion, Sensors, Radio, Agent, Columns, Smart Home Tech, Select, Brandon Doyle, Colton Pratt, Smart Home Tech For Agents, Aeotec, Aeotec Sensors


How to modernize the MLS

New companies are using a combination of money, technology and data to deliver consumers an experience that is efficient, certain and convenient. And the clash between old and new is creating tribalism amongst players vying for the top of the heap. Not surprisingly, the MLS finds itself squarely in the middle.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Radio, Mls, Ai, Api, Operating System, Reso, Select, Multiple Listing Service, David Charron, CMLS, Rob Hahn, MLS & Associations, Neutrality Principle, Real Estate Operating System


Luxury agents need to be ‘smarter than the internet’

Brad Inman argued Wednesday morning at Luxury Connect that the real estate market today is dominated by change and that agents need to be smarter to thrive.
Tags: Technology, Internet, Youtube, Events, Radio, Luxury, Morocco, Agent, Industry News, Tangier, Brad Inman, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Luxury Connect


Opendoor CEO shares his vision for real estate agents

Opendoor CEO Eric Wu said he thinks the role of agents will change significantly — while musing that "it's good to be hated" by some agents.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Agent, Kara Swisher, Select, Opendoor, Eric Wu, Ibuyers


Bright MLS debuts new pocket listing rule

Major East Coast multiple listing service Bright MLS announced Wednesday that it has rolled out a new policy on so-called "pocket listings," requiring agents to add any properties they are publicly advertising to the system or, eventually, they'll face steep fines.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Mls, Agent, East Coast, Industry News, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Select, Multiple Listing Service, Bright MLS, Jon Coile, MLS & Associations, Brian Donnellan, Pocket Listing, Off-market Listings


Jumping ship for a startup brokerage? Do your homework first!

Startups look promising on the outside, but they can't always live up to the hype, says Tammy Britt. The longtime D.C.-area agent shares her experience with a startup after 16 years as a top performer with some of the biggest names in the real estate business.
Tags: Startups, Technology, Opinion, Marketing, Radio, Agent, WeWork, Select, Tammy Brit, TTR Sotheby's International Realty, Tammy Britt


Is practicing real estate bad for your kids?

Between a column in “The New York Times” and a Facebook post, I can’t help but wonder how healthy the job of buying and selling real estate is for our kids. How are our children influenced by our career choices, our screen time and our stress levels? And what can we do about it?
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Kids, Children, Opinion, Happiness, Stress, Meditate, Happy, Radio, Agent, The New York Times, Columns, Relax, Screen Time, Select


Compass and Opendoor CEOs won’t attend controversial Saudi tech conference this month

Compass CEO Robert Reffkin wasn't invited. Opendoor CEO Eric Wu was, but won't attend this year's Future Investment Initiative event.
Tags: Technology, Saudi Arabia, Softbank, Radio, Compass, Riyadh, Brokerage, Select, Opendoor, Eric Wu, MBS, SoftBank Vision Fund, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Robert Reffkin, Jamal Khashoggi, Reffkin


Opendoor appoints new batch of executives, board members

The new leaders — none of whom have backgrounds in real estate — have previous experience working at Amazon, Netflix, Hulu and in the venture capital industry.
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Uber, Spotify, Technology, Softbank, Netflix, Radio, Venture Capital, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, Compass, Hulu, Jason Kilar, Capital One


Las Vegas MLS to give agents new CRM, mobile app products

The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors will now provide members with Prospects CRM and MLS-Touch, it was announced Monday.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Mls, Agent, Las Vegas, Nevada, Montreal, CRM, Customer Relationship Management, Industry News, Matrix, CoreLogic, Stephanie Hill, Select, News Brief, Multiple Listing Service


All Bright MLS members to get Remine Agent Pro

Remine Agent Pro includes a host of tools including a feature that predicts the likelihood a home will sell. Subscribers to Bright MLS now get it for free.
Tags: Technology, Maryland, Washington, Virginia, Radio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Mls, Agent, Delaware, Industry News, West Virgina, Select, News Brief, Multiple Listing Service, Bright MLS


All Bright MLS members to get Remine Pro

Remine Agent Pro includes a host of tools including a feature that predicts the likelihood a home will sell. Subscribers to Bright MLS now get it for free.
Tags: Technology, Maryland, Washington, Virginia, Radio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Mls, Agent, Delaware, Industry News, West Virgina, Select, News Brief, Multiple Listing Service, Bright MLS


Zillow to shift ‘from Google mindset to an Amazon mindset’

With iBuying, Zillow must move to a low-margin model that targets 'mindbogglingly larger' market than advertising, CEO Rich Barton proclaims in new interview
Tags: Google, Amazon, Technology, Radio, Agent, Zillow, Spencer Rascoff, Select, Rich Barton, Opendoor, Ibuyers, Ibuying


Cloud CMA will now include all cash offers from Opendoor

The move is the latest step in Opendoor's evolving relationship to real estate agents and the industry as a whole.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Cma, Zillow, Industry News, Select, Opendoor, W&r Studios, Cloud Cma, Greg Robertson, iBuyer, Tyler Hixson


SoftBank CEO ’embarrassed’ by results of his tech investments

Masayoshi Son also signaled a note of caution in a new interview, a sign that growth of his beneficiaries could be on the wane.
Tags: Uber, Technology, Softbank, Radio, SEC, WeWork, Compass, Slack, Adam Neumann, Masayoshi Son, Select, Opendoor


Trade group and landlords divided on rent control law in California

The law exempts most apartments built within the past 15 years, and, thanks to lobbying by the California Association of Realtors, doesn't apply to most single-family homes.
Tags: Technology, California, Radio, Agent, Rent Control, California Apartment Association, Rentals, National Association of Realtors, Markets & Economy, Select, California Association Of Realtors, Jared Martin, Kenton Card


Smart-home tech for agents: Home security hubs

In this weekly column, hosts Brandon Doyle and Colton Pratt walk through smart-home products and showcase their capabilities while reviewing pros and cons. Tune in, so that when your clients ask, you’ll be the expert. This week, host favorites Abode and SimpliSafe face off.
Tags: Video, Technology, Opinion, Radio, Agent, Columns, Smart Home Tech, Select, Brandon Doyle, Colton Pratt, Smart Home Tech For Agent, Smart Home Tech For Agents


How to defend your online reputation

There's a difference between reviews and testimonials, and the distinction is important. Find out why and how to respond to, learn from and keep it classy with negative online reviews.
Tags: Reviews, Google, Facebook, Technology, Marketing, Radio, Agent, Tripadvisor, Zillow, Yelp, Testimonials, Select, Realtor.com, Jay Thompson


Nashville brokerages partner for Buyer Graph initiative

The tool, powered by RealScout, gives brokerages insights into buyers searching for homes and what they're looking for in the market.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Nashville, RealScout, Brokerage, Select, Realty ONE Group, Andrew Flachner, Buyer Graph, Benchmark Realty, Fridrich & Clark Realty, PARKS Realty, Phillip Cantrell, Pilkerton Realtors, RE/MAX Choice Properties, Vylla Home


The scourge of untested novelties in real estate

Some innovations — novel or not, untested or not — change how the real estate industry works. Others fall by the wayside.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Radio, WeWork, Compass, Columns, Zillow, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Adam Neumann, Brokerage, Select, Rich Barton, Redfin Direct


MoveEasy packs Amazon Echo app, 30K agents to branded portal

MoveEasy's agent-branded relocation portal is a great tool for the real estate industry, and now users of Amazon Echo.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Angie's List, Homeadvisor, Relocation, Select, News Brief, Alexa Skills, Buyers Tools, MoveEasy, Move Software, Moving Providers, Preferred Vendors


Redfin says it’s fixing regulatory issue with agent-free service

Both Redfin and the Massachusetts Board indicated that they are working together to resolve the disclosure issue.
Tags: Technology, Regulations, Radio, Redfin, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Redfin Direct, Agency Disclosure, Fiduciary Duty, Mariam Sughayer


IDX websites: Worth the investment?

These days, real estate professionals have a host of marketing tools available to them, including custom websites, lead generation tools, customer relationship management and more. However, are these tools worth the cost? Find out here.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Marketing, Radio, Agent, B2b, Brokerage, Select, Back To Basics, Idx Feed, Idx Websites, Andrew Helling


Why I should have been disintermediated in 2005

There are plenty of industries that have been disrupted by technology, and they’re still running strong without handing out discounts left and right. New business models don’t always mean the end. They are just creating smarter consumers, not displacing agents.
Tags: Technology, Disruption, Opinion, Radio, Agent, Select, Disintermediation, Teresa Boardman


Notarize has facilitated more than $1B in online closings since 2017

It took about 18 months to hit $1 billion, but the company expects to hit a second billion in just four weeks, Notarize CEO Pat Kinsel told Inman.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Title, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News, Realogy, Select, News Brief, Notarize, Pat Kinsel, Closings, United Wholesale Mortgage


Metaprop is raising $100M real estate tech fund

This will be the third fund for the venture capital firm, which previously has invested in technology related to everything from AI to property management and appraisals.
Tags: Technology, Wall Street, Funding, New York City, Investing, Radio, Fundraising, Venture Capital, SEC, Industry News, Bowery, Spruce, Select, News Brief, MetaProp, Aaron Block



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