Technology

Virtuhouse uses artificial intelligence to search for a home
Virtuhouse uses artificial intelligence to search for a home

The tech allows clients to view thousands of properties in varying areas and sizes for purchase as well as rental properties. Viewers are provided with a virtual tour of the properties from the comfort of their own home.

BombBomb: Humanizing your connections through easy-to-use video messaging
BombBomb: Humanizing your connections through easy-to-use video messaging

“Video messaging has been a total game changer for me. It is inexpensive, saves me a ton of time and is ridiculously easy to use, but most importantly, it humanizes my interactions with my clients.” — Anne Ewasko

Redfin closes $608 million takeover of RentPath early
Redfin closes $608 million takeover of RentPath early

RentPath’s sites, which include ApartmentGuide.com, Lovely, Rent.com, and Rentals.com, will continue to operate as normal while their listings are integrated with Redfin.com, a process that is expected to wrap up in 2022.

New technology helps navigate complex zoning regulations
New technology helps navigate complex zoning regulations

Gridics, a Miami-based technology company, makes it easier to visualize zoning rules and regulations.

Guaranteed Rate launches tech company
Guaranteed Rate launches tech company

The new technology streamlines workflow in the mortgage industry.

Becoming a Digital Earnest Money Addict
Becoming a Digital Earnest Money Addict

“If you haven’t gone digital yet, you should really consider it. Digital earnest money deposits (EMDs) have been around for less than a year, and at first, I was reluctant to jump on board. Why? I am a security freak.” — Anne Ewasko, Chicago Realtor

South Florida brokers skeptical of Zillow deal
South Florida brokers skeptical of Zillow deal

The news that Zillow is purchasing ShowingTime for $500 million sent shockwaves through the residential real estate industry in February.

What do you think about Zillow purchasing ShowingTime?
What do you think about Zillow purchasing ShowingTime?

Will it hurt your business? Concerned about Zillow sharing information? Thinking of adopting ShowingTime or dropping the app altogether? We want to hear what you think about the deal and what it means for brokers. 

Testing out Asteroom
Testing out Asteroom

“As 3D tours are almost a necessity now, I have been on the hunt to find something that is cost-effective, easy to use and doesn’t compromise quality.” — Anne Ewasko, Realtor, Lux Home Chicago

First American launches real estate podcast
First American launches real estate podcast

The podcast, hosted by First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming and Deputy Chief Economist Odeta Kushi and available on major podcasting platforms, offers insight on housing, affordability and related economic topics.

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