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Will Blockchain Uplevel the Real Estate Market?

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Sarah Kirsch Richardson Tru Realty   Love it or hate it, blockchain is starting to affect nearly every industry. And while most associate blockchain with bitcoin or cryptocurrency, it really refers to cryptocurrency’s underlying technology –– and that technology holds a tremendous amount of promise for a range of industries and uses, including real estate…. Read more

How Online Listings Are Changing the Real Estate Profession

Technology/ Social Media

Kristin E. Rosan Partner, Madison & Rosan, LLP Attorneys at Law   We are all familiar with a simple truth: technology makes our lives easier. The real estate profession is no different. What is different is the degree to which technology has completely transformed the profession. Those who practiced in the ‘90s may remember the… Read more

Phoenix Metro Changing Demographics and Why You Should Care

Technology/ Social Media

Mark Stapp W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University   There is one simple statement about metro Phoenix that is indisputable: this is a growth market. The recession aside, although the area has been growing for decades since the 1900s, the substantial growth this market is known for began in the 1950s. Between 1950… Read more

The New Real Estate Landscape: Changes, Challenges, and Choices

Technology/ Social Media

Cindi Acker-Hein Creative Strategist, Ninety-Nine Hats   With both home prices and demand increasing, the future looks bright for Arizona’s real estate agents. But this seller’s market is also taking place during a time of great upheaval in the industry and, indeed, the world. Considering the current climate of low inventory and high demand, many… Read more

Covenants and Conditions in Contracts

Technology/ Social Media

David Allen Partner, Jaburg|Wilk Attorneys at Law   Both real estate professionals and laypersons oftentimes are confused by the differences between covenants and conditions. In its simplest terms, a “covenant” is an agreement to do or to not do something. Covenants are unconditional promises found in contracts, and the failure of a party who makes… Read more

A Blockchain Future? Cryptocurrencies Gaining Traction in Real Estate Industry

Technology/ Social Media

Liz Dominguez Associate Content Editor RISMedia, Inc., Real Estate Magazine   Bitcoin started out as blockchain technology with an innovative ideology for a more secure monetary future, and it’s now taking hold in the real estate world. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, although not yet mainstream, show promise in an industry that typically prioritizes buyers who… Read more

The Drone Zone: What Good Real Estate Photography Looks Like Now

Technology/ Social Media

Nate Hoelzen President, Arizona School of Real Estate & Businsess (ASREB)   Drones are one of the hottest topics in real estate today. That’s because unmanned aircraft systems offer an incredible opportunity to present a property as unique and desirable with dramatic, sweeping aerial videography and tours of the surrounding community. And, in an increasingly… Read more

Ready to Hire a Drone Pro? Here’s Your Checklist

Technology/ Social Media

Jeremy Spann Owner, Home Drone Films   You worked hard to become a professional real estate agent. You made a name for yourself. You hustled. You built your business. Now you’ve got some great listings, and you deserve photos that work just as hard as you do. Photography is all-important in today’s real estate market…. Read more

Capturing Today’s Mobile Consumer – Leveraging lifestyle or cultivating addiction?

Technology/ Social Media

John Lim Founder & CEO, linknexus   There has been a raging debate about mobile consumers and whether or not they are addicted to their phones. This isn’t surprising, since our reliance on mobile technology has happened with unprecedented suddenness. Since the introduction of the smartphone 10 years ago, more than a third of global… Read more

How Mobile Tech Is Changing Real Estate Forever

Technology/ Social Media

Tricia Stamper Director of Technology Products, Florida Realtors®   It wasn’t too long ago that mobile technology for real estate agents was a “nice-to-have” technology. Visionary agents and teams rolled out their own mobile apps. They converted their websites to a mobile responsive design. The smartest ones set up mobile-centric lead generation systems that took… Read more

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