What agents need to know about VR, AR, and MR

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Hot new tech from NAR Midyear

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Thinking of hiring a Virtual Assistant? What you need to know

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Why should U.S. agents and brokers care about GDPR?

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Tech Advice - How safe are your passwords?

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Hot new tech from NAR Midyear

Artificial intelligence, digital automation, hyperlocal marketing, and 3D posts for Facebook. These are just a few of the hottest technologies that new companies – and established ones –showcased at NAR Midyear.   Officially called the “REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo,” Midyear is where NAR members go each May to Washington, DC, for special issues

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Thinking of hiring a Virtual Assistant? What you need to know

It seems nearly every successful agent reaches a point in their career where they are “almost” able to afford taking on an assistant. But it’s a big leap. You not only have to cover salary, but benefits too.   Then there’s recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and the onboarding process. Finally, you have to spend time training

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7 Web Terms You Need To Know

Getting up to speed on technology terms and the differences between them can help increase your tech knowledge. More importantly, familiarity can help you become more comfortable with technology.   Today we look at 7 terms we hear often: Domain name, Domain Registrar, Website, URL, IP address, Web host and DNS Hosts.   Domain name

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Tech Advice: What Do You Do If You Do The Wrong Thing?

It happens. One moment, your laptop or desktop computer is working fine. The next moment: Trouble, with a capital “T.” It looks like you have a problem. A big problem.   Unexpectedly, your browser’s home page goes somewhere else. Popups quickly fill your screen. Or a red warning sign appears on your screen. Or suddenly,

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7 ways to take advantage of Facebook’s latest changes

Facebook is always changing and trying to keep up can be challenging. But the latest change Facebook made to its news feed should be good news for real estate agents. That is — if you employ Facebook’s best practices, so let’s review.   First, the news feed change. In mid-January, Facebook announced it will change

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3 Things that You Need to Know About Smart Home Staging

New, highly accessible automated technology has a rapidly accelerated the proliferation of smart homes in America. That’s caused home staging to turn high tech as well. Welcome to the new world of smart home staging.   Here are three things that you need to know about the new trend in showing a home: smart home

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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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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) prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life. It 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, these lawsuits exposed many real estate agents and brokerages

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