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2021 RealTrends Brokerage Compensation Report

For the study, RealTrends surveyed all the firms on the 2021 RealTrends 500 and Nation’s Best rankings, asking for annual compensation data for the 2020 calendar year.’s Sean Black on the transaction revolution

Real estate is on its third revolution, from the digital revolution of the early 2000s to the information revolution kicked off by Trulia and Zillow to today's transaction revolution.


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Tech Roundup: Cool Image Tagging, Drive-by Appraisals and a CRM Tool

Tech Roundup: Cool Image Tagging, Drive-by Appraisals and a CRM Tool


Terradatum Partners with to Include Image Tagging A.I. in Listing Videos

Terradatum announces its recent partnership with, the leading computer vision solution for real estate. This partnership leverages artificial intelligence software and enables auto-tagging of property photos, which Terradatum utilizes in their automated and data-driven Listing Video services.

Imagery is one of the most important digital assets in real estate because it caters to the emotional side of looking for your dream home. is, therefore, proud to be working with innovative partners like Terradatum to help brokers/agents effortlessly create video content they can be proud of. This is done by automagically identifying rooms and features in images so they line up seamlessly with Terradatum’s human voiceover,” adds Angel Esteban, CEO of

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What’s the Best CRM? This App Will Tell You The Best One For You

Launching Sept. 10, the industry’s first CRM Generator, a system from Craig Grant that’s built to help solve the real estate practitioner’s biggest question: “What is the Best CRM?”.  The CRM Generator will reduce the amount of time and cost and provide each user with a custom ranking of the best CRM solution(s) based on their specific needs in just a few minutes.

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Lone Wolf and PrestoIntelligence Partner to Streamline the Home Inspection Process

Lone Wolf Technologies, the North American leader in residential real estate technology, and PrestoIntelligence (Presto), the new face of proptech, today announced a strategic partnership between their two organizations. This partnership will integrate Lone Wolf’s industry-leading transaction management solutions, zipForm® Plus and TransactionDesk, with Presto’s AI-driven services platform to streamline the home inspection process for real estate agents and consumers.

With this integration, real estate agents can invite buyers and sellers to the Presto platform from within their transaction solutions. The Presto platform will engage with the customer to quickly schedule home inspections with the agent’s preferred vendors. If the preferred vendors aren’t available, Presto will make the job available to its local marketplace of over 30,000 certified inspectors across Canada and the U.S.

Learn more at Free Appraisal Review App is a mobile website that has been created to help consumers in the real estate market become better informed.  provides a free appraisal review for clients who’re real estate professionals and lenders are participating members,

The site works across all platforms including, smartphones, iPads, tablets and desktop computers. Only the properties actually seen by the home buyer or seller are eligible for the free review. Appraisal reviews can help real estate professionals and homebuyers in disputes of market value, confirm data accuracy and give a second opinion. Meeting the system requirements results in consumers having an increased level of market knowledge.

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Real Estate Startup ZeroDown Secures $100 Million in Funding

Real estate startup ZeroDown, which launched earlier this year, aims to help more people become homeowners in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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