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How Cryptocurrency is Changing Real Estate

Alex Capozzolo Selling 101, Technology Leave a Comment

By: Alex Capozzolo If there’s anything that most real estate industry members can agree on, it’s that the industry doesn’t like change—especially when it comes to technology. How long did it take us to adapt to e-signing? Fortunately and unfortunately, technology will continue to disrupt our industry. That’s where cryptocurrency and blockchain come in. Despite recent volatility in the metaverse …

Technology That Helps Sell Homes

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By: Alex Capazzolo

Although real estate agents have long capitalized on technology to help sell homes, new and innovative options keep coming. Many technological advances make selling a home easier and more intuitive, especially when paired with a good marketing plan.

One thing is certain: technology keeps changing and advancing, so what should you use to sell homes? Here’s the …

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How to Keep Personal Data Safe on Vacation

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By Burton Kelso

Winter is approaching, which tends to be a slower season in the real estate industry—a perfect time to take a vacation. Vacations are an exciting, happy time for you to get away and tune out the everyday worries of your day-to-day work and home routine. Before you head out for a day trip, stateside vacation, or international …

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How to Protect Computers, Smartphones, and Other Devices When You Travel

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By Burton Kelso

Summer is here, and with it comes day trips and extended vacations. For real estate professionals, tech gadgets are part of your everyday life to keep in touch with clients, which means if you travel, you’re bound to take devices like smartphones, laptops, tablets, e-readers, and digital cameras with you. I’m sure one of your worst nightmares …

How To Protect Your Privacy on Clubhouse

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By Burton Kelso

If you are active on social media, you have probably heard about the new social network Clubhouse. If not, real estate coach Lee Davenport wrote all about Clubhouse and how useful it is for agents and brokers in her latest YPN Lounge post. Any time a new social media app appears on the scene, there are always …

A New Amazon Feature That Could Help Generate Leads

Blog Contributor Establishing Your Business, Helpful Tools, Sales & Marketing, Sales Tips & Techniques, Technology 5 Comments

By Lee Davenport

Are you looking for new and inexpensive ways to generate leads in a socially distant world?

What if I told you I know of a new tool that will actually pay you to generate leads?

Y’all (when I get excited my southern twang comes out), Amazon has a new feature called Explore that I believe can add …

Tips for Being Cyber Smart

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With more real estate professionals working from home than ever, it’s essential to safeguard computers, smartphones, and even smart-home devices against cyber-attacks. Any device or appliance that uses an internet connection can be a target for hackers and a backdoor into your business’s private data, according to CyberPolicy®, a cyber insurance marketplace and a REALTOR Benefits® Program partner. Cyber-attacks against …

9 Tech Tools to Improve Your Customer Service, Recession-Proof Your Business

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By Lee Davenport

“I just didn’t feel like she was putting in the effort needed to sell my home.”

Whoa. Mic and jaw drop.

This is not a hypothetical statement. I recently spoke to a homeowner who is beyond the point of frustration with his previous agent—whom he fired—due to the terrible service he received.

Double yikes.

These are not …