The Lastest From The Geek Estate Blog
In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Maia Bittner, co-founder of Pinch. Without further ado… What do you do? I’m the cofounder at Pinch, and I work with my cofounder Michael Ducker to run our business and partnerships strategy. He’s more technical than I am, so he leads the product and engineering sides of the company, and I focus more on sales and relationships. I’m really passionate about the zero to one stage of a company: getting things off the ground, … Read More »
A couple weeks ago, we finally deployed the new home page for Horizon. The old home page was more of a “how it works” landing page than an aspirational story showcasing “why you would want to use Horizon”. The goals for the new home page were as follows: Appeal to visitors coming to Seattle Appeal to hosts in Seattle Connect Stay a Night, Give a Night to the Horizon brand Ensure people understand Horizon’s mission of using the power of community to unlock travel opportunities and a community … Read More »
Redfin’s analysis/report on the “top green neighborhoods in 2018” adds validation to my longstanding belief there is a major curated search play to be had for green/sustainable homes. This website exists: It’s dated, and doesn’t exude any trust as a consumer. I know someone can, and will, do better. Who is going to capture the green home buyer and seller of the future?
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 (#25), I talk about the 800 pound gorillas that are awakening: Realogy, Zillow, and BofA. The meat of the article was informed by a talk with ERA’s new CEO, Simon Chen (a longtime read of this blog, and now a … Read More »
In our latest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Chad Hall, Founder & CEO of remodelmate. Without further ado… What do you do? I’m the founder and CEO of Washington, DC-based remodelmate. What problem does your product/service solve? At our core, we’re a collaboration company. When we started the company our thesis was: Doing a home or condo renovation sucks because homeowners and contractors don’t know how to effectively work together. So, if we fix that problem, we could make a historically unpleasant experience … Read More »