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The Five Technology Trends that will Impact Real Estate (and the World) in 2018

The Five Technology Trends that will Impact Real Estate (and the World) in 2018

As we head toward a new year, let’s examine technological forces that will shape the real estate industry next year. HERE’S WHAT 2018 WILL BRING:  It is estimated there will be one Wi-Fi hotspot for every 20 people  HP will release the Machine, which is six times more powerful than current servers The Economist predicts electric cars… Read More »

The Mortgage of the Future Will Be Designed for Digital Natives

The Mortgage of the Future Will Be Designed for Digital Natives

By Manvinder Saraon of LendingHome The mortgage industry has finally begun to move from the Dark Age into the Digital Age. While technological innovations have re-imagined many other consumer financial services over the past few years, mortgages lagged behind. Now, with the recent introduction of the online mortgage (otherwise known as the digital mortgage), the… Read More »

Building a Better Home Value Mousetrap

Building a Better Home Value Mousetrap

By Clifford A. Lipscomb of Greenfield Advisors Introduction to Automated Valuation Models Property valuation is an integral part of the housing industry that is long overdue for disruption. Although much could be said on the topic of automated valuation models (AVMs), in this piece I explore the current state of the commercially available AVM market,… Read More »