The Lastest From The Geek Estate Blog
Those of you with an interest in NAR’s expiring consent decree, there is an event organized by Information Technology and Innovation Foundation you may be interested in next month in Washington DC: Technological innovation has made it cheaper, easier, and faster to buy and sell most products. However, the real estate industry has firmly resisted disruption, successfully lobbying for state laws banning commission rebates, preventing the public disclosure of residential sales prices, and requiring consumers to purchase real estate services that they may not want, as well … Read More »
In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with the founder and CEO at Buzz4Agent, Rob Connolly. Without further ado… What do you do? I am the founder at Buzz4Agent.com. We are a company I launched in San Diego, California, back in April of 2015. As of today, we are a team of nine full-time team members. It has been quite the journey so far! What problem does your product/service solve? Today, when someone sees a for sale sign at a listing and would … Read More »
The purpose of Geek Estate’s mastermind community is two fold: Curate the most incredible and diverse membership of real estate innovators, creatives, doers, and creators in the world. Make our members wildly successful in their careers building real estate companies. In this week’s member newsletter (#20), I touched on several topics: Kickstarter for real estate agents 3D printed homes (more thoughts in the newsletter) Data-driven marketing If you want to read it, and future newsletters, please apply for membership below. Geek Estate Membership Interested in joining? … Read More »
If you can’t get excited about 3D printed homes in the developing world for $4,000 for those living in extreme poverty, well…I don’t know what to say. Congrats to New Story and ICON. Simply amazing work (short video here).
I listened to Greg’s Listing Bits podcast with Victor Lund the other day. Here’s the episode for the curious folk: Homesnap recently raised a $14 million Series B. Like Greg, I really wonder how those VCs are ever going to get their money back if the brokers who own 50% of the Broker Public Portal joint venture with Homesnap can nix any acquisition. Let’s play out this scenario. Homesnap succeeds in growing traffic, they have trouble monetizing (because, let’s be honest, they need a massive sales force … Read More »