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  • Hacker Connect NY 18: A look at Raspberry Pi, Opendoor’s self-guided home tour tech

    Mar 05, 2018
    Listen in as Opendoor's director, Zain Memon, takes the stage at Inman Connect New York's Hacker Connect to offer a look into the company's latest tech, Raspberry Pi -- a device that communicates with the company's servers to create a self-guided, independent showing experience for everyone who tours an Opendoor listing ...
  • Cover launches online tool to dream up your backyard home

    Mar 05, 2018
    Cover has already started building homes in people's backyards. Now the startup wants anyone who's even absentmindedly considered what they could do with their extra outdoor space to find out how a second structure would work ...
  • 7 ways real estate leaders can improve their social media

    Mar 05, 2018
    Thanks to social media, people who once seemed out of reach, such as celebrities and politicians, now pop up in our feeds daily, posting pictures of their personal lives and engaging with those they serve and entertain. Many real estate leaders struggle to follow suit and embrace the opportunity social media platforms provide ...
  • Roomi acquires competitor Symbi for better roommate matching

    Mar 05, 2018
    One of New York’s most popular roommate-finding apps just joined forces with another competitor. Roomi, an online marketplace that connects roommates with landlords and other people looking for a place to rent, announced that it is acquiring New York-based Symbi ...
  • Hacker Connect NY 18: How to successfully roll out a new product

    Mar 05, 2018
    Do you want to learn how best to prepare for the unexpected, ensure that stakeholders are excited about your product and communicate your efforts to the outside world? Inman's own chief product and marketing officer Matthew Shadbolt and The New York Times' program manager Katherine McMahan took the stage at Inman Connect New York's Hacker Connect to explain how to do exactly that ...
  • Hacker Connect NY 18: 10 hacks that are making life easier for agents

    Mar 05, 2018
    Listen in as Nestio's chief technology officer, Mike O'Toole, takes the stage at Inman Connect New York's Hacker Connect to explore 10 key hacks that'll change the game for your agents. These include chatbots, geocoding API and image recognition. Listen in to learn about these and more ...
  • Hacker Connect NY 18: 10 tools to tap value in your real estate data

    Mar 05, 2018
    Your real estate data is sitting there, it has value and it wants to work for you. But how can you make that happen? Watch as SquareFoot's Josh Vickery and Vast.com's Cary Sylvester take the stage at Inman Connect New York's Hacker Connect to share 10 tools that'll change your data game. ...
  • SEC looking into crypto companies, including Overstock’s tZero

    Mar 05, 2018
    Should real estate's cryptocurrency kings be worried? On Feb. 28, the Wall Street Journal reported that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had issued "dozens of subpoenas" to investigate various cryptocurrency startups that have raised money through initial coin offerings (ICOs), sales of custom digital tokens based on an existing cryptocurrency blockchain, such as ethereum. ...
  • Coldwell Banker launches ‘Hoops’ ad in time for March Madness

    Mar 05, 2018
    "When I moved in high school, my parents were building a new construction home and one of the biggest selling points was there would be a much bigger driveway and the way it was situated, it was a perfect half court. So one of the first things, even before the tiling was done, was a basketball hoop in the driveway." ...
  • What’s stopping you from putting in the effort?

    Mar 05, 2018
    It happens to the best of us. We have a goal of achieving something, and then some way, somehow, we find every excuse to not take action. Simply put, your behaviors are not aligned with your goals ...
  • 10 of the worst social media mistakes agents can make

    Mar 05, 2018
    We’re all guilty. At one point (for some over and over), we all commit various crimes related to our online presence and social media platforms ...
  • 3 tips for succeeding as a millennial real estate agent

    Mar 05, 2018
    Although millennials often get a bad rap for being “lazy” and “entitled,” they can break through these stereotypes and run a lucrative business ...
  • How federal tax reform will raise homeowners’ state income taxes

    Mar 05, 2018
    There’s an unpleasant surprise awaiting homeowners who plan to use the standard deduction rather than itemize on their federal income tax next year. They could easily find themselves paying more in state income taxes in 2018 than 2017 because of the tax reform act ...
  • 7 home staging mistakes only rookies make

    Mar 05, 2018
    New real estate agents typically enter the field with high energy, eager to sell their first few properties, but that enthusiasm is rarely backed with the experience necessary to expedite or improve the effectiveness of the process ...
  • Real estate daily market update: March 5, 2018

    Mar 05, 2018
    All the latest real estate market news ...