Real estate industry tech companies announce new products and services.
Tech Roundup: Home Network Foundation partner Blimp Homes launches the first application on the home protocol
Blimp Homes Inc., a realty platform that connects homebuyers and sellers with professionals, announces a partnership with the Home Network Foundation to create a decentralized real estate collaboration and search software platform powered by HOME Token. As the first decentralized real estate solution to utilize HOME Token, this network will enable real estate professionals and customers to seamlessly collaborate during the searching and transactional processes.
Within the HOME Protocol ecosystem, transactions are incentivised and shared between real estate professionals and customers. General consumers (home buyers and sellers) can earn HOME Tokens every time they use a Blimp Homes service provider, which ranges from auxiliary to post-closing functions. Professionals earn tokens by bringing customers onto the platform, which they use to promote their services to new demographics and prompt lead generation.
The Home Network Foundation has released a white paper with additional information surrounding use cases on its website.
Tech Roundup: Chime partners with EyeSpy360 and Revaluate
Chime Technologies has partnered with 360 virtual tour platform provider, EyeSpy360. Featuring seamless integration with Chime-built IDX web sites, customers can leverage the application to provide both virtual home tours and live remote tours. Coupled with Chime’s operational intelligence and AI-driven insights, real estate professionals have the digital innovations they need to strengthen relationships with buyers and sellers amid an increasingly competitive market and drive opportunities to close. To learn more, visit https://chime360tours.com/ or check out our latest video.
Chime Technologies and Revaluate, a data company that reveals likely movers, also announced the two companies have joined forces to help real estate professionals zero in on the leads that have the highest propensity to transact and bolster conversions. Both solutions are highly regarded for their innovative use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology. By integrating capabilities directly into the Chime platform, the partnership will combine lead insights from within the Chime system with real-world data sources from Revaluate’s proprietary database to pinpoint the hottest leads.
Tech Roundup: MooveGuru Network Now Includes Over 500,000 Home Pros
MooveGuru, a moving concierge service, announced that they have eclipsed the 500,000 mark for local and national home professionals who are connected to the MooveGuru network, serving 7 million consumers through their agent or brokerage.
Tech Roundup: Former Zillow executive Chris Crocker named new CEO to drive new service into the market
Home Bay Technologies, Inc., a San Diego-based technology-driven real estate company announced today the launch of a new real estate service aimed at making the home selling process less expensive, more certain, and less stressful by combining innovative technology with service from highly skilled employee agents.
Designed to smooth out the home buying process, the Home Bay Trade-In service transforms current homeowners into cash buyers who are then enabled to purchase a new home before they sell their current home. In this highly competitive market, this can mean the difference between losing out to other buyers on the home of your dreams or getting the keys and popping the bubbly.
The Home Bay Trade-In program works by enabling a homeowner to access the built-up equity in their house by “trading it in” to Home Bay so they can get a new mortgage and buy a new home before they sell their current home. The clients are then given a week to move into the new home to reduce the stress of the moving process. After the old home is vacated, it is then deep cleaned, professionally staged, and prepped to look its very best to attract top dollar from buyers. It has long been accepted that staged, vacant, and fully repaired homes sell for more money versus their peers which enables the clients to unlock the maximum equity out of their former home. When the old home is ultimately sold to a new buyer, the client receives the additional equity from the final sale after Home Bay’s fees. If the home sells over the asking price due to the great condition and staging, the clients make even more money from the sale.
Tech Roundup: LeadingRE Selects Cloze for Solutions Group Program
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has selected Cloze for its Solutions Group program, a collection of preferred business resources for its global network of 550 leading independent real estate firms.
Cloze is a smart CRM that captures all communications automatically, including calls and text messages, to ensure contacts and activity are always up to date with no data entry. Its A.I. personal assistant reminds agents to follow-up and meet important deadlines, and its campaign automation ensures leads are automatically nurtured.
Tech Roundup: Virtuance Partners with MoxiWorks, Bringing Agents an Efficient and Reliable Photo Solution
MoxiWorks, the leading real estate technology platform, announced a new partnership with Virtuance, a technology company that provides real estate marketers with professional photography and virtual tours nationwide Virtuance offers AI-powered HDReal® images among other visual marketing services including virtual tours, 360° panos, and drone photography.
Through this partnership, Virtuance will connect MoxiWorks users with professional photographers around the country through scheduling available on their online platform 24/7. Once the shoot is scheduled, Virtuance processes the images through a series of 25 proprietary algorithmic adjustments powered by AI to deliver high quality images the day after the photoshoot.
Tech Roundup: The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) announces Microsoft Bing search
REALTOR.ca DDF®, Canada’s most trusted and comprehensive real estate listings syndication service, to be the sole source of listing data for their launch of a new Microsoft Bing search experience – a first for Canada.
Following similar implementations in other countries, Bing’s new Canadian search experience will display active real estate listing summaries in search results via an easy-to-use map interface. The listings will be contextually relevant based on a user’s search and will all link directly back to REALTOR.ca.