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    Cards of House (Tinder for Real Estate)

    by Drew Meyers on July 27, 2014

    The Tinder user interface is drop dead simple. Swipe right if you like it. Swipe left if you don’t. And it’s being brought into pretty much every vertical. See Jobr, Poachable, Kwoller, and Catch as just a few examples. If there are any car enthusiasts reading, have a read through the “Buy My Wheels” concept (Tinder for Cars). Let’s put a few ideas together…. A simple interface to browse listings Most of you have seen DoorSteps Swipe (it won an innovator award). It’s essentially Tinder for Real Estate. … Read More »

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Cards of House (Tinder for Real Estate)

Posted on by Drew Meyers

tinder

The Tinder user interface is drop dead simple. Swipe right if you like it. Swipe left if you don’t. And it’s being brought into pretty much every vertical. See Jobr, Poachable, Kwoller, and Catch as just a few examples. If there are any car enthusiasts reading, have a read through the “Buy My Wheels” concept (Tinder for Cars). Let’s put a few ideas together…. A simple interface to browse listings Most of you have seen DoorSteps Swipe (it won an innovator award). It’s essentially Tinder for Real Estate. … Read More »

Have a Tech Project in Need of a Developer?

Posted on by Drew Meyers

If you currently have a project you’re looking to execute on, and budget allocated for it… shoot me an email (drew at ohheyworld dot com). I can offer a good rate on a rails developer in need of a bit of contract work over the next 2-3 months. But the clock is ticking, and he’s not going to be available for long.

Meet the Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur: Bill Burnett

Posted on by Drew Meyers

BillBurnett

In our latest real estate tech interview, I’m talking to Bill Burnett, founder of PointDrive. Without further adieu, here’s a bit more from his own mouth… What do you do? I’m founder and CEO of PointDrive, a sales presentation tool that helps real estate professionals, among others, present information to their prospects and clients in a smarter, more polished way that, in turn, delivers engagement insights and analytics. Why do You Do What you Do? Throughout my career as a sales professional and business owner, … Read More »

Matterport – 3D is Here

Posted on by Drew Meyers

matterport

I first heard about Matterport quite some time ago, likely from a random blog post or tweet. Then Seth (Curb Call) recently told me about it after witnessing the technology first hand at Realogy FWD. But I still hadn’t taken a close look to truly understand how their technology worked. On Wednesday, I got a brief demo at Inman Connect. And, let me tell you, it’s damn impressive. A advanced camera is placed in the room, click a button and it scans 360 degress, move the camera … Read More »

2014 Map Search IDX Roundup & Review

Posted on by Mike McGee

Mapping IDX

I mentioned in a previous post that I intended to do a video review of several IDX products with a primary focus on their map search capabilities. This turned out to be a much longer project than I had expected, hence the delay, but I’ve finally got it done. Before jumping into the video, I want to touch on why I wanted to do this. In the introduction to the video, I discuss why I think map search is still relevant.  Indeed, I think it’s … Read More »

Zillow & Retsly

Posted on by Drew Meyers

retsly

One of the bigger news announcements at Inman Connect was Zillow’s acquisition of Retsly. I’ve been familiar with Retsly for quite some time, mostly since Eric Stegemann was an advisor / investor and Seth Siegler used it for Curb Call (both are friends). Of course, the need for a better way for developers to integrate MLS/IDX data has been a VERY real challenge for a long time (Brian wrote about this in 2011). Retsly has been working on solving that problem for a year plus. If Zillow wanted a … Read More »

Technology Tips for Agents

Tech is a tool. Like a hammer. You can use it to build a birdhouse. Or you can use it to build a castle. The choice belongs to the user.
- Greg Fischer - Fort Worth Real Estate

Give your buyers and sellers the best damn user experience as possible.
- Dominic Morrocco - Washington DC Real Estate

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