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Tech Roundup: MooveGuru, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s & Buyside

A roundup of real estate technology news.

MooveGuru Delivers Rapid Growth During COVID

Roughly 35 million Americans move each year and MooveGuru is making it easier and more affordable than ever before. The Roswell, GA based company secured lead funding from the Atlanta Technology Angels last October to fuel growth and additional development. Today, MooveGuru has crested 1,000 real estate brokerages, serving clients of more than 55,0000 real estate agents during the COVID pandemic.

Screen Shot 2020-09-02 at 12.29.18 PMMooveGuru has developed a moving concierge solution that is provided to real estate brokerage firms who wish to deliver moving services to their clients. The services range from something simple like a change of utilities to a full hands-free move.

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Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty Simplifies Marketing Initiatives with New Technology

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty has revolutionized the way its real estate advisors conduct business with their Agent Business Center. This Integrated digital platform was built by realtors for realtors and gives users comprehensive tracking information and management of digital and print marketing, business activity, and online performance metrics, to name a few features. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty Chief Executive Officer Deirdre O’Connell made the announcement.

The Agent Business Center is an integrated technology platform that is easy to use and robust. It offers an extensive, custom marketing catalog, tracks all print and digital marketing and creates timely seller reports with performance metrics. It also maintains the “life of a listing” in one place, including seller communications and photography as well as access to all the Apps and Tools an agent uses on a daily basis.   The mobile responsiveness allows agents to use the tool anywhere.

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Buyside Reports Record Uptick in Partnerships, Engagement, and ROI Despite Pandemic

Buyside™, the industry’s leading provider of homebuyer insights helping brokers and agents to win more listings, sees dramatic growth, greater consumer engagement, and massive increase of listing volume through the first half of 2020. In the past 6 months Buyside added 10 large firms to its customer network with the lead generation tool providing $54 billion in listing opportunities and $6 billion in properties listed by their clients.

In recent months, Buyside has launched its innovative service to 10 major real estate firms who in aggregate transacted more than $35 billion in sales volume in 2019, adding almost 20,000 agent users to the Buyside platform. Firms include Howard Hanna and Allen Tate, Latter & Blum, Intero, RE/MAX of Michigan, Century 21 North East, Zeitlin Sotheby’s, Matheiu Newton Sotheby’s, BHHS Hudson, and BHHS Colorado Properties. “We recognize the sell side listing opportunities that Buyside delivers, and the success that Buyside has forged with other large firms” says Howard W. “Hoby” Hanna IV, President of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services & Allen Tate Realtors. “We expect that our heavily trafficked online presence combined with Buyside will deliver a significant increase in new listings in the very near future,” continued Hanna. 

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