The REAL Trends technology roundup offers news of the week in the real estate tech sector. Use it to gauge what your competitors are doing or to find ways to increase efficiencies in your brokerage.
JP & Associates REALTORS® to Provide TransactionDesk, Powered by Lone Wolf, Nationwide
JP & Associates REALTORS® ("JPAR") announced that it will provide Lone Wolf Technologies' enterprise platform to its 45 offices and 2,500 full-time associates across 10 states. This platform, the only one of its kind in real estate, combines back office and transaction management to simplify the real estate transaction experience for everyone involved.
Lone Wolf's enterprise platform is built on TransactionDesk and brokerWOLF, the company's fully integrated transaction management and back office and accounting solutions, and houses top tools for forms, eSignature, file review, accounting, commissions, agent management, and business intelligence. The platform ensures that both agents and the back office, who historically have worked in siloes on transactions, can collaborate in real time.
RE/MAX Introduces Real Estate Search App
On the heels of the landmark August 2019 booj Platform rollout, RE/MAX, LLC announced the launch of the new RE/MAX Real Estate Search App and refreshed REMAX.com to provide the home hunter on-the-go with tools at their fingertips to find their dream home.
Developed by booj engineers in collaboration with hands-on feedback from thousands of RE/MAX affiliates—and the communities they serve—the RE/MAX Real Estate Search App enables consumers to home search through a new lens. With a few clicks, RE/MAX real estate agents can invite consumers to download the RE/MAX Real Estate Search App that is personally branded to the agent’s profile, which immediately streamlines communication between the agent and consumer at every step of the homebuying transaction.
In tandem to the release of the mobile app, REMAX.com re-launched with a primary focus on listings search infrastructure, lead routing, agent profiles and interconnecting with booj Powered Agent/Office/Team websites which went live in the Fall of 2019.
Showdigs Brings Rental Showing Service to Denver Property Managers
Showdigs, a unique solution for property managers looking for on-the-ground assistance with vacancy showings, today announces its launch in Denver, Colorado. Showdigs has previously launched in the Seattle and Portland rental markets.
Marc Cunningham, owner of Grace Property Management in Denver Colorado, has been able to grow his company without the previous location limitations, now that
Showdigs was founded in March 2018 by Kobi Bensimon, a real estate technology veteran who was the co-founder and CEO of ActiveBuilding, a real-estate start-up that redefined the experience for apartment renters in the US and was successfully acquired by RealPage (Stock: RP) in 2013. Ohad Ron, formerly of WAZE leads the product team.
Additionally, the company uses online scheduling software to make it faster and easier for prospective tenants to book showings. Showdigs CEO Kobi Bensimon says, “We asked ourselves why can a customer order sushi in 20 minutes with Grubhub and download any movie from Amazon Prime, but it takes three days to schedule a local apartment viewing? So we created Showdigs.”
A No-nonsense Real Estate SEO Guide to Help Grow Your Business
SEO is constantly changing, and that creates a huge obstacle for most people trying to stay on top of those changes. To make matters worse, different industries require different SEO strategies. It can be confusing to say the least. Schumacher Marketing created a guide to help real estate agents take control of their SEO in a way that simplifies what’s required. The end result means achieving more results with your SEO without having to dedicate too much time.
By understanding which keywords can attract the right type of buyers is crucial to succeeding in the search engines. This guide explains how to meet your potential home buyers where they are in the buying process by targeting easy to rank keywords that address their prospects common desires when looking for homes.
Introducing All-new Homesnap Pro
Homesnap, a national home search platform that provides real-time MLS data to consumers and a mobile productivity tool for agents, today introduced All-New Homesnap Pro , an advanced generation home search platform. All-New Homesnap Pro features a simple, user-friendly interface that empowers agents to dominate their market with extensive property information and the ability to identify potential sellers and homes before the competition. For more information, visit www.homesnap.com