July 2021

What is being disrupted in the real estate community now?

It can be difficult to even summarize the collective disruptive technologies bursting forth in the real estate community in this most extraordinary of real estate environments, where, according to both the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times, U.S. residential real estate prices have grown by roughly 25% in some cities in just one year. Contextualizing change in the increasingly online real...

5 ways technology can increase profitability for real estate developers

Real estate is one of the few sectors that has consistently provided investors with reasonable returns over a lengthy period of time. The sector hardly has pockets that have given negative returns in the long term. However, real estate developers and builders have always experienced cash flow issues and hurdles. Despite the government's best efforts, the sector remains unorganized, which contributes to...

Real Estate commissions surpass record $100 billion amid sales boom

The hot U.S. housing market is poised to deliver an excellent year for real estate agents. According to a new analysis by Knock, a property-technology company that lends customers money to buy a new home while also helping them sell their old one — commission revenue, the cut that brokers get for helping people buy and sell homes — is on track to increase 16 percent in 2021, surpassing $100 billion...

How new PropTech for Smart Buildings is being used in Real Estate

The majority of commercial real estate (CRE) firms still rely on human data collection and confirmation to manage building temperature, layout, and maintenance schedules. Until recently, smart office technology was only accessible to huge real estate corporations with millions of dollars in the bank. For most building owners and site managers, IoT has proven excessively difficult and expensive....

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