A Quick Review of Smart Home Technology

Today, the Smart Home has become (almost) plug-and-play. That’s a revolutionary development that real estate agents and brokers need to understand. Before Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home, a Smart Home was almost always hard-wired. Features were built into the home during new construction. A single standard never emerged. It was arguably a fad that had

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How Mobile Tech Is Changing Real Estate Forever

It really wasn’t too long ago that mobile technology for real estate agents was a “nice to have” technology. Visionary agents and teams rolled out their own mobile apps. They converted their websites to a mobile responsive design. The smartest ones set up mobile-centric lead generation systems that took full advantage of all the information

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How can you make your data safe?

When data was breached at Equifax, one of the largest credit agencies in the world, the personal data of 145.5 million U.S. consumers was stolen. The information included full names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and even driver license numbers. Cyber-security breaches are on the rise.   The real estate industry is particularly

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A Quick Review of Smart Home Technology

Today, the Smart Home has become (almost) plug-and-play. That’s a revolutionary development that real estate agents and brokers need to understand. Before Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home, a Smart Home was almost always hard-wired. Features were built into the home during new construction. A single standard never emerged. It was arguably a fad that had

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How Mobile Tech Is Changing Real Estate Forever

It really wasn’t too long ago that mobile technology for real estate agents was a “nice to have” technology. Visionary agents and teams rolled out their own mobile apps. They converted their websites to a mobile responsive design. The smartest ones set up mobile-centric lead generation systems that took full advantage of all the information

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Gifts and gadgets for under $15

What can you buy for less than $15 at Amazon.com? Let’s take a look at some cool gifts and gadgets for agent offices, home and on the road. Some of these items might even make your Holiday “wish list.”   Cable Chord Organizer – $9.99: This weighted organizer sits in your desk and makes sure

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Why Making Your Website ADA Compliant Is a Double Win

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, became law in 1990, and added web access guidelines in 1999. Recently, there’s been a rapid growth in ADA Title III lawsuits over websites. As a result, today, many real estate agents and brokerages are exposed

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Top 5 Tech Tools for Savvy Brokers

The new iPhone X is building quite a buzz in real estate circles, in particular because of its Augmented Reality Kit. Some reviews have been so bold to call it “the future of the smartphone.” It’s not surprising because future technology always draws strong interest from brokers and agents. We saw this at the technology

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Cheapest, Fastest Way to Caption Your Videos

Captioning your videos is one of the untapped marketing treasures for real estate agents today, as it delivers two huge, immediate benefits. First, it puts you in compliance with the intent of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and the Canadian CRTC Caption Laws and potentially helps you avoid getting caught up in a lawsuit

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Do this one thing, and you’ll double your business next year

Research tells real estate agents that they already have the best leads and often don’t even realize it. It turns out that leads from an agent’s sphere of influence— past clients and referrals— offer the best return on investments compared to any of the online leads an agent can buy, according to a study that

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What to do when your smartphone falls into the water.  

Kerplunk! That may be the most dreaded sound a smartphone user can ever hear. If your cell phone has ever dropped in the water, you know exactly what I mean. Here are some things you can do when your smartphone decides unexpectedly to take a bath. Step 1.Get it out of the water – and

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