Tag Archives: disruption

A New Trade-in Program for Homes?

In our perpetual quest to keep agents informed about disruptors in the real estate space, we bring you news of “Knock,” a startup which (according to HousingWire) makes “selling your old house and buying a new one is just as easy as trading in your old car for a new one.” Forbes reports, “The deal [...]

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A Chill in the Air?

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Report: Here Comes a Buyer’s Market (4 minute read) Why it matters: With mortgage rates up and inventory increasing, [...]

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The Wolf of Real Estate, Failing Service Solutions, & Brightening Winter Homes

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Holding a Real Estate Wolf by the Ears (8 minute read) Why it matters: To “hold a wolf by [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Inevitable

“It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.” -W. Edwards Deming, American engineer, statistician, professor, author, lecturer, and management consultant. No industry is immune to technological and political forces. Though innovation is typically regarded as a boon, it inevitably comes with casualties. Obsolete roles may fall by the wayside while new positions become [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Tracking Disruption

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. Zillow CEO: Redfin ‘a threat to organized real estate’ (6 minute read) Why it matters: Know much about Redfin? [...]

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Keep an Eye on Open Door

The real estate industry often claims to be wide open to experimentation with new technology. Twenty years ago, in the earliest days of the mainstream internet, real estate pros were interested how VR tours, “web listings,” and how text-for-info riders might be leveraged to reach buyers and serve sellers. In the past five years, the [...]

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