By Frederick Peters, Warburg Realty Proptech. Although the word, a contraction of "property technology," did not exist ten years ago, it has now taken the venture capital world by storm. But what it means, and to whom, varies widely within both the tech and real estate sectors. Is the goal to render the real estate agent obsolete, or to help him or her do their...

Amid this year's historic hurricane season, and in the aftermath of two devastating storms, countless homeowners are on the path to rebuild. For the communities in a hurricane's wake, there's a danger to be mindful of: contractor scams. If a Contractor Knocks… When disaster strikes, homeowners are often targets, having just bore the brunt of catastrophe and in...

Moving to a new city can be extremely stressful. With so many moving parts, one thing you certainly don't want to forget is researching how noisy your new neighborhood will be. And nowhere is this more true than in New York City, where some of the highest levels of noise pollution in the country can be found. But how do you research how noisy different neighborhoods...

By Christina Clark Do you have a client looking to relocate? An office move can be an exciting and challenging time for a company—change is never easy for leadership. Transparent communication, fact-driven analysis and including the employees in the decision-making process will lead to the most positive outcome for the company overall. As managing principal of...

By Brentnie Daggett Fall nights are in full swing and the harvest moon hangs low in the sky. There's no doubt about it, Halloween is just around the corner! Related: Don't Scare Buyers Away This Halloween If you plan on passing out treats in your neck of the woods this year, be sure that you prep your home to ensure safety for tiny ghosts and goblins who will soon...

In the following interview, Eric Pearson, CEO and founder of Pearson Smith Realty in Ashburn, Va., discusses agent development, online leads, retention, and more. Region Served: Northern Virginia and the area outside Washington, D.C.
Years in Real Estate: Since 2011
Number of Offices: 6
Number of Agents: 877 Can you explain the solution you've...

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Are you beginning your search for the retirement spot where you can truly lay back and relax? You'll want a place that feels like vacation, but can also sustain your lifestyle. It's a big step and there's a lot to consider. The biggest factors? A location's desirability, affordability, impact on happiness, job market, healthcare quality and taxes—all of which were...

By Jesse Wood, CEO of eFileCabinet The real estate industry currently faces many unique challenges, according to a recent National Association of REALTORS® report. However, many of these concerns can be addressed with document management software (DMS) and improved business process management. According to NAR, one challenge is the lack of streamlined education...

All across the country, from San Francisco to New York, many residents in major metro areas are experiencing a lack of living space. If you want decent square footage, it often comes with a hefty price tag. Nowhere is this more true than in Los Angeles. It's for this reason that building owners and luxury developers in L.A., who are lucky enough to have some backyard...

For Bob and Laura Keane, it's all about family; cookouts on the beach with happy kids splashing in the surf, the annual family tennis tournament and generations of extended family simply spending time together. It's why the Connecticut-based Keanes have vacationed in Nantucket, the popular island south of Cape Cod, Mass., for nearly 20 summers, and it's the rock-solid...