Take a look at this week’s roundup of real estate news from our Real Estate News Now Blog Series! Don’t forget – there’s something for everyone to read! Whether you are clicking to see real estate innovations, trends or news article making waves around our country or just want to share with your circle of influence, make sure to share your comments at Champions School of Real Estate’s Facebook and Twitter pages!
1. The future of Bitcoin in real estate is now (and here) // REAL ESTATE + CRYPTOCURRENCY
“While I predicted a Bitcoin-friendly future in Miami real estate, even I was shocked at how soon this historic transaction went from theory to reality,” says Stephan Burke, who is a member of the Master Brokers Forum and is a Realtor-associate with Brown Harris Stevens.” – The Miami Herald
2. 9 apps every real estate agent should have handy // PRODUCTIVITY + EFFICIENCY
“The right apps can make life a lot easier for anyone, but especially real estate agents who are always on the go while juggling texts, calls and emails from clients. Kristi Kennelly, a speaker with realtor.com operator Move, shared her favorite apps for agents during Inman Connect New York’s Agent Connect on Tuesday.” – Inman, Inman Conference 2018
3. 10 Technologies That Will Change Real Estate In 2018 // REAL ESTATE + TECHNOLOGY
“Technological developments in recent years have changed nearly every industry, and real estate is no exception. The process of listing, viewing, buying and selling properties has become much more streamlined with listing websites, e-signed documents and mobile apps.” – Forbes Real Estate Council (featuring CSRE founder/CEO Rita Santamaria!)
4. ICNY 18: The iBuyers are coming for real estate // TECH + REAL ESTATE INVESTING
“Heavily-funded, tech-driven investors that make quick offers on homes and close in days are among the latest startups raising eyebrows in the real estate industry. And they’re betting that the promise of fast and easy transactions will help them overtake traditional real estate brands — soon.”- Inman, Inman Conference 2018
5. Eight Real Estate Pros Share Practices They Want The Industry To Leave Behind // REAL ESTATE ADVICE
“Anyone who’s purchased residential or commercial property can tell you it’s rarely an easy or smooth process. Although some of the shadier practices that led to the real estate bubble in the mid-2000s have been eradicated, many buyers and sellers still find themselves facing challenges like bidding wars and greedy lenders.” - Forbes Real Estate Council (featuring CSRE founder/CEO Rita Santamaria!)
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