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Determine True Home Value with HouseCanary

Automated home valuation is arguably the next wave in streamlining and improving listing pricing and real estate investment analysis. Unfortunately, attempts in the past have often created unrealistic expectations with with homeowners (we’re giving you the side-eye, Zestimate). HouseCanary is a service which aims to deliver results above and beyond the norm. They seek to “utilize [...]

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Spare Your Eyes with EyeReader

It’s a common problem: Low lighting, tiny text, and before you know it, you’re squinting at a menu, unable to make heads or tales of what you’re trying to read. (The same goes for the fine print on contracts, the ingredients on food labels, and more!) Enter a simple solution: EyeReader. Made for iOS, “EyeReader is [...]

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Stay Hydrated & Spare Plastic with Tap

The benefits of staying well-hydrated are numerous. If you’re a regular water-drinker, you know that going dry is hard on the system. Unfortunately, all the plastic associated with bottled water is hard on the planet. A recent Fast Company article turned our heads when they profiled “Tap,” an app which tells you the closest place you can fill up [...]

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Tune Up Your Photos with Snapseed

Do you follow someone on Instagram whose photos just look incredible every time? Do you wonder how they make those photos leap out in your feed? They’re not using a special camera. In fact, they’re probably using the very same phone you have in your pocket right now. Their secret weapon? The photo editing software [...]

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Land More Listings with First.io

Ready to ride the wave of cloud-based data and deep analytics to land more listings? First.io is a service designed to help you prioritize conversations, enrich your contact data, automate follow-up, all using cutting edge AI tech. The idea is pretty sophisticated: Leverage your existing network of contacts to create more leads. Using “over 700 external data [...]

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Host Better Calls with UberConference

Pardon our bluntness, but conference calls suck. And the reason they suck nine times out of ten? Terrible conference call quality, interface, and ease-of-use. How many times have you had to cajole someone to download a special piece of software? Or what about cost? Some “premium” services are simply far too expensive for the handful [...]

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Organize Your Next Big Event with Sched

Okay, we think we’ve found the absolute best new tool for managing the schedule for events, and it’s called “Sched.” Creating, managing, and publishing a complex calendar for an event is typically a nightmare. Often there are changes, and there is seldom a good way to keep attendees updated about changes in venue or schedule. [...]

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AI Home Hunting? Just Ask DOSS

Here’s an up-and-coming app you’ll want to keep your eye on when it comes to potential revolutions in the real estate industry. As smart speakers and AI assistants increasingly become commonplace interfaces, it’s only a matter of time before home hunters will turn to more convenient ways to search for homes, research neighborhoods, and even [...]

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Keep Transactions on Track with Folio

If you use Gmail, you’ve probably noticed it can be a little challenging to keep all of the communication about your deal pipeline nicely organized. While you could come up with your own method for filing and tracking the various phases of each listing and client, you could also leverage the power of Folio to do the [...]

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Organize Your Kindle Notes with Clippings.io

If you use a Kindle, you may like to highlight passages for future reference. While notes can easily be reviewed on a Kindle, there’s no perfect solution for aggregating your reading notes together into systems like Evernote (or other “knowledge base” technology). Clippings.io is a handy little cloud-based app designed to make your Kindle notes more [...]

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