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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Florida Realtors® Tech Helpline Surges to Serve 600,000 Members

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

General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR is finally getting the most buzz among U.S. businesses. More so than just about anything that’s happened in Europe since the European Union went after Microsoft for antitrust concerns. GDPR  (Datenschutz-Grundverordnung – DSGVO ) takes effect May 25, 2018 and covers how European residents’ information can be collected and stored online,

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Tech Advice – How safe are your passwords?

When Yahoo! reported that someone hacked one billion of its accounts, it was a stunning revelation. Then it disclosed last fall that the names, dates of birth, email addresses, passwords and security questions and answers were compromised on all three billion of its accounts. For many, this news was devastating.   That’s because the vast

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Florida Realtors® Tech Helpline Surges to Serve 600,000 Members

Recent Deals Adds Over 63,000 New Users, 10% Growth in Just Four Months   ORLANDO, Fla., May 7, 2018 — Tens of thousands of real estate professionals from the states of North Carolina, Louisiana, California, Montana and Colorado now have access to tech support services provided by Florida Realtors Tech Helpline for the first time.

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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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What you post online could put you at risk. Here are 4 Ways to Stay Safe.

Your safety with regards to Technology is our concern. And at times we write about potential threats and provide you with resources, so you can stay safe. For this reason, today we write about the unpleasant side of geotagging. While geotagging can be fun and convenient, we believe it’s important to be aware of how

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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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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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