Author: Tracey Velt

Do You Understand Blockchain Technology?

Two industry vendors capitalize on Blockchain technology. Is it the next big trend? Before one understands how companies are using the blockchain, one has to understand what it is. Originally developed as a secure way to trade Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the blockchain, according to Wikipedia, is a growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography. Each block typically contains a timestamp and transaction data. By design, blockchains are inherently resistant to modification of the data. Why is it Important? What does that mean to you? According to Joel Leslie, a partner at Propify,...

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An Inside Look At ShelterZoom

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/391949502-user-708885993-an-inside-look-at-shelterzoom.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Tracey Velt sits down with ShelterZoom Co-founder and Director Chao Cheng-Shorland and Amir Allen Alishahi to talk about their early-stage real estate technology startup ShelterZoom. The company offers a complete, end-to-end solution for buying and selling real estate online. Built on Ethereum blockchain technology, the industry-first ShelterZoom platform helps standardize and streamline the offer process, provides enhanced security, reduces laborious paperwork, and delivers a better overall user experience for realtors, buyers and sellers while driving faster deals and better...

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REAL Trends interviews 8z Real Estate Founder Lane Hornung

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/381621503-user-708885993-real-trends-interviews-8z-real-estate-founder-lane-hornung.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the REAL Trends’ podcast, Tracey Velt, REAL Trends Publisher interviews Lane Hornung, a former marine who started his own tech-savvy brokerage called 8z Real Estate in Boulder, Colorado. Tracey talks to Lane about starting his business, daily motivations, growth strategies and his new hyperlocal marketing system called Zavvie.      ...

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How to Win Customer Trust With Augmented Reality

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/358593224-user-708885993-how-to-win-customer-trust-with-augmented-realty.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Tech Trend Expert Nobu Hata speaks with REAL Trends to talk about some of the augmented reality trends for real estate. Find out which augmented reality programs real estate professionals are using and how they’re using them to work with out-of-town...

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Facebook Launches Push into Real Estate Listings

Zillow. Trulia. Realtor.com. Redfin. All household names in the real estate listings world, right? Well, those companies now have some serious competition from a company that boasts an audience that dwarfs all of those sites put together – Facebook. That’s right. Facebook is coming to real estate listings. Now, anyone who’s “friends” with a real estate agent on Facebook is likely used to seeing home listings show up in their news feed, but it appears that Facebook has much bigger plans for real estate through its own platform. Facebook announced last week that it is significantly expanding the listings section on its Marketplace,...

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