Category Archives: Commercial

RESPRO Recap and Real Estate Ranking

RESPRO Recap New Orleans was a perfect setting for the 26th annual RESPRO conference where top professionals from real estate, mortgage, title, settlement, insurance, home warranty, technology, and even compliance gathered to talk about opportunities (and concerns) in the rapidly changing industry landscape. As always, there were numerous breakout sessions covering the latest developments in …Read more

Tech Time – Start-ups, Stalwarts and Shutdowns

Innovative entrepreneurs and their venture capital backers continue to see real estate and technology as the winning combination. Whether bootstrapped, venture-backed or publicly owned, the big players in real estate tech keep making news:   OJO Labs raised another $20 million to further the development of their AI-driven personal assistant for real estate pros and …Read more

Eye on iBuyers

Last year we saw a lot of headlines about the iBuyer segment of the real estate market, and so far 2019 has been no different. On tap for 2019 is even bigger news from some of the biggest players. Let’s take a look at who’s doing what in the area of all-cash, fast closings, from …Read more

Dr Glenn Mueller’s Q4 2018 Commercial Real Estate Cycles Report

This is the latest installment of the Must Have quarterly report for those in commercial real estate   For me this is the most timely read quarterly information regarding Commercial Real Estate — Dr. Glenn Mueller’s Real Estate Cycles Q4 2018 report.  The report contains valuable for office, apartment, retail, industrial and hotel commercial real …Read more

Big Ideas from the Big Apple – Inman Connect New York 2019

Part 2 – Hacker and Capital Connect – Where Tech and Funding Meet For dealmakers, the two most important days at Inman Connect New York 2019 were Monday and Friday. Monday brought the real estate tech crowd together for a full day of sessions and networking. Fast forward to Friday when the analysts and venture …Read more

Big Ideas from the Big Apple – Inman Connect New York 2019

Part 1 – Brokers, Agents and Disruptors Inman conferences have a history of good discussions on timely topics, and this year was no exception due to recent changes in the market. While it’s impossible to cover five full days of wide-ranging discussions in a single blog post, here are the highlights that directly reflect trends …Read more

Dr Glenn Mueller’s Q3 2018 Commercial Real Estate Cycles Report

This is the latest installment of the Must Have quarterly report for those in commercial real estate.  For me this is the most timely read quarterly information regarding Commercial Real Estate — Dr. Glenn Mueller’s Real Estate Cycles Q3 2018 report.  The report contains valuable information for office, apartment, retail, industrial and hotel commercial real …Read more

NAR’s iOi Conference Brings Startups, VC’s and Real Estate Together

The National Association of Realtors recently took a bold step forward in bringing startups, venture capitalists and real estate visionaries together in San Francisco for a fast-paced, two-day event to explore ways to fast-track forward-looking technology tools. With over 400 attending the inaugural Innovation, Opportunity & Investment Summit, there was a wide range of opinions …Read more

Commercial Real Estate Cycles — Q2 2018

This is the Must Have quarterly report for those in commercial real estate   For me this is the most timely read quarterly information regarding Commercial Real Estate — Dr. Glenn Mueller’s Real Estate Cycles Q2 2018 report from Black Creek Group – Black Creek Research.  The report contains valuable data spanning major commercial real …Read more

The Future of Real Estate? The answer is e). All of the Above

The disruption in the real estate business continues with more big moves from both the large, established franchises and the venture capital-backed startups over the past couple of weeks. Here’s the latest. Keller Williams’ consumer strategy is coming on strong. Inman News recently reported that KW acquired Smarter Agent in order to provide their agents …Read more