September 2018

Found 4 blog entries for September 2018.

Why ever agent needs an app

We live in a world that's downright obsessed with smartphones, tablets, and overall screen time.

And yet, apps are nearly ignored completely by most real estate businesses. But they're starting to gain popularity with the heavy hitters. Zillow, Realtor.com, and Redfin now have mobile apps.

It's time for agents to step up and take advantage of this underutilized marketing channel.

Why would an agent need both an app and a website?

As a real estate tech provider, we had to ask ourselves this question.

When we did, we found overwhelming evidence that we should be building apps too, which is why we created the REW IDX App for iOS and Android.

Here's what convinced us:

1. Apps provide a better user experience.

Remember the main

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We no longer measure distance in miles or kilometers. We measure distance in time.

In this post, we'll explore how this will impact real estate in a big way.

Table of Contents:

  • Measuring distance in minutes, not miles
  • Why you should care about drive time
  • What is INRIX Drive Time™?
  • Two driving distance real estate myths
  • How Drive Time makes you a better agent
  • How to add INRIX Drive Time™ to your website

We Measure Distance in Minutes, Not Miles

Test yourself:

If you were driving to work and your boss called you, would you say, "I'm 1 mile away," or "I'm 5 minutes away?"

If someone asked "how far is it to the nearest gas station?" Would you say, "5 miles down the road" or "10 minutes down the road?"

If

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So this month I decided to join our sales manager in a really fun sales contest against our entire sales team. You can read about the contest at this facebook post (please feel free to share).

As I've started to discuss projects (especially large custom projects or upgrades) the subject of the "queue" comes up. IE what is the wait time to get a project started / completed?

People are often surprised by the answer (and that is there is a pretty long waiting list) and someone today asked me to explain why. 

Because part of my contest is social media; in the spirit of transparency and because I feel I will be able to reach the most people by putting in extra effort in more robust content that I can then share for the benefit of all, I've decided to write a

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REW is happy to announce our second product release of the Summer. This update includes exciting new features to Discover, the launch of INRIX Drive Time™, improvements to the REW IDX App, and bug fixes to REW CRM.

Here are some of the biggest updates you'll see over the next few days:

New Updates to Discover

We designed Discover to offer the best real estate listing search experience in the business, and that's only improving with our latest release.

So what's new with Discover?

Support for Multiple MLS Feeds

Discover now supports feed switching, meaning your website can feature multiple MLS feeds.

The MLS feed switcher will be available to users both on the home page and the hybrid map IDX page—meaning users can conveniently select

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