How buyers & sellers choose their real estate agents in a digital age

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We recently hired a third-party research company to interview anonymous buyers and sellers who bought or sold property, worth between $300,000 to $1.5 Million, within the past 12 months. The participants were asked a series of questions over an hour-long interview to help us better understand their habits, opinions, and decision-making processes. We were particularly interested in finding out how buyers and sellers choose their real estate agents in this digital age. Here's what we found ...

How to use an IDX app in your leads workflow

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IDX apps are a powerful tool for your business. They can help engage potential and existing clients, improve brand loyalty, and get people addicted to your services. But to get the most benefit, you need to know when to promote your app and how to use it within your existing workflow. Timing is everything. Typical journey of buyers & sellers First, let's talk real quick about the basic digital journey that almost every buyer and seller takes: 1. Search online When someone...

Exploring real estate on mobile devices

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To help our clients provide better experiences to their buyers and sellers, we hired a third party research company to talk to people who have bought or sold a home within the past 12 months. This company asked a series of questions in an hour-long interview and the results were fascinating. In this blog, we'll review some of the most interesting things about mobile websites and apps that buyers and sellers had to say. Quick overview of the findings Most buyers and sellers don't ...

Why past attendees love the REW Summit

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We talked to attendees of our former Summits and found out what they thought. Here is a quick 90 second video that summarizes the highlights of what they had to say about REW Summits. Video Transcription REW Summit Toronto 2018 Come learn "It's really great to see some of the people who are getting up on stage who are in the field, in the business, and sharing what they're doing. So it's not just a matter of, 'oh no, I'm a broker-owner and I'm going to keep this hidde...

What people want from your real estate website

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We recently hired an independent market research company to interview 10 random people who have bought or sold a home worth at least $300,000 in the past 12 months, and ask them a series of questions over the course of an hour. When asked to describe the best real estate websites they have seen, guess what they said? Nothing. Most respondents didn't have any awesome sites to share because nothing stood out to them. The few that did comment on a website referenced the major portals, ...

Networking tips for REW Summit and other real estate events

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Networking tips for REW Summit and other real estate events One of the biggest benefits of REW Summit is the opportunity to connect with highly successful agents who are willing to share their secrets—because you aren't in their target market! But to build meaningful relationships that will get you those secrets, you first need to network your heart out. In this post, I'm sharing 7 tips for networking at REW Summit and any other future event you'll be attending. 1. Don't be...

REW's first spring release is here!

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Right on schedule, REW's first release of the spring is ready to go! This release includes the official launch of our branded REW IDX Apps, new improvements to the REW CRM platform, and optimization improvements to Vision. Let's talk about all three... REW IDX Apps Over the past several months we've been focused on responding to client feature requests and optimizing the build process to launch personalized, branded apps faster. Our mobile team has streamlined the tasks required to bui...

Where Realtors plan to spend their marketing $ in 2018

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Towards the end of 2017, we surveyed close to 300 real estate agents across North America, checking in with nearly 200 of those Realtors to find out where they plan to spend their marketing budgets in 2018. We broke the agents into three cohorts based on GCI: GCI under $100,000 GCI between $100 - $300,000 GCI above $300,000 Then we asked them whether they intend to spend less, the same, or more in several areas of marketing to figure out where their investments were goin...

Top hotel recommendations for REW Summit Toronto

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REW Summit Toronto hotel recommendations Looking for a great hotel for your home base during the REW Summit? We've got you covered! There are dozens of phenomenal hotels close to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) and it's hard to go wrong. But if you're looking for the absolute best hotels in the area, check out these: Fairmont Royal York Downtown Toronto Marriott City Centre Delta Hotel Downtown Toronto Strathcona Hotel SoHo Metropolitan Ritz Carlton Toronto...

REW Summit Toronto: Day One Speakers & Schedule

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REW Summit Toronto is two months away and it is my absolute pleasure to announce the schedule we've created for day one. The first day of Summit is action-packed and sure to inspire your next tech projects. Here's how things are shaping up: Day 1 Schedule 8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration - Sign in, grab your badge, and mix and mingle with staff and attendees. 9:00 am - 9:30 amWelcome Address - Opening remarks. 9:30 am - 10:30 amKevin Foreman, INRIX Inc.: How Self-Driving Cars Will...