NEWS

   

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  • Coronavirus pandemic exposes weaknesses of iBuyer model

    The $1.6 trillion real estate industry is a tempting target for disruptors. Hundreds of companies have developed thousands of solutions to automate different parts of the process, making the experie...


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    https://www.housingwire.com/articles/coronavirus-pandemic-exposes-weaknesses-of-ibuyer-model/6314
  • Coronavirus Will Accelerate Trends in Commercial Real Estate, Says NAIOP

    NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is predicting that the coronavirus outbreak will accelerate trends that had been forming in commercial real estate and cause dramatic changes...


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    https://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/united-states/dallas-real-estate-news/commercial-real-estate-news-naiop-coronavirus-impact-on-co6313
  • Why Creating Systems, Not Goals, Is Key to Luxury Real Estate Success

    Why does it seem like the most successful luxury real estate agents have more hours in the day than the rest of us? There are many paths to luxury real estate success, but all paths are paved with rel...


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    https://rismedia.com/2020/04/01/luxury-real-estate-success/6305
  • Mortenson Opens Luxury Minneapolis Property

    A new luxury community filled with amenities and local art is now open. Mortenson Development has completed Rafter, its 283-unit multifamily community in northeast Minneapolis. Mortenson, along with U...


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    https://www.multihousingnews.com/post/mortenson-opens-luxury-minneapolis-property/6306
  • How Data Analytics is Transforming the Real Estate Industry

    The rise of modern data analytics has had a transformative impact on many industries, and real estate is no different in this respect. Understanding the changes that have been brought about by cutting...


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    https://realtybiznews.com/how-data-analytics-is-transforming-the-real-estate-industry/98758204/6312
  • COVID-19 Outbreak Now Impacting U.S. Mortgage Industry

    According to new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 27, 2020, U.S. mortgage applications increased 15.3 percent from one wee...


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    https://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/united-states/washington-dc-real-estate-news/real-estate-news-mortgage-bankers-association-weekl6303
  • Compass rolls out virtual real estate tools as coronavirus restricts home shopping

    With more cities and states essentially shutting down in an effort to control the spread of the coronavirus, it’s becoming increasingly difficult and potentially unsafe for people who want to bu...


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    https://www.housingwire.com/articles/compass-rolls-out-virtual-real-estate-tools-as-coronavirus-restricts-home-shopping/6304
  • U.S. pending home sales rise 2.4% in February

    Pending home sales in February rose 2.4% from the prior month, the second consecutive increase, according to a report Tuesday from the National Association of Realtors. February’s reading shows ...


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    https://www.housingwire.com/articles/u-s-pending-home-sales-rise-2-4-in-february/6301
  • 4 Ways Coronavirus Could Impact Housing Long-Term

    The COVID-19 outbreak will undoubtedly have a long-lasting influence on Americans and the housing market moving forward. Housing analysts are already weighing in on what those changes could be.Geograp...


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    https://magazine.realtor/daily-news/2020/03/31/4-ways-coronavirus-could-impact-housing-long-term6302

EVENTS

Conferences

6TH ANNUAL EAST INSTITUTIONAL REAL ESTATE INVESTOR FORUM

6TH ANNUAL EAST INSTITUTIONAL REAL ESTATE INVESTOR FORUM

April 22-22, 2020
The 6th Annual East Institutional Real Estate Investor Forum is a local peer to peer educational meeting exclusively for the institutional and HNW wealth management community with a specific focus on allocations to real estate.

ContentTECH Summit

CONTENTTECH SUMMIT

April 20-22, 2020
Our ContentTECH mission is clear: We want to show how the effective use of technology and better processes can help your strategic efforts to create, manage, deliver and scale your enterprise content and provide your customers with better digital experiences. Come to the ContentTECH Summit to learn ...

Real Estate Standards Organization Technology Summit

REAL ESTATE STANDARDS ORGANIZATION TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT

April 20-23, 2020
The Real Estate Standards Organization Technology Summit will provide the attendees with the opportunity to gain insights into RESO Today, Auto-populating Green Data into Listings: The Oregon Trail, The Climate is Ripe for Adoption: EE & Renewable Data Fields in the MLS, Web API Finally in Produ...

National Real Estate Conference

NATIONAL REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE

April 22-24, 2020
The National Real Estate Conference creates a bridge of information between the Real Estate industry and its professionals. It is a recognized platform where business professionals are given the necessary tools to build their company and succeed in today’s ever-changing market.

REALTOR Broker Summit 2020

REALTOR BROKER SUMMIT 2020

March 31-01, 2020
The REALTOR Broker Summit offers an incredible two days of learning, exclusive insights, and networking! Connect with industry experts, discover technologies and business strategies from real estate leaders that will offer you practical and actionable ways to position your brokerage for success.

Real Estate Investment Summit 2020

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2020

March 29-31, 2020
From finding and researching a commercial real estate asset, to negotiating its price and raising capital, to operating in accordance with a business plan, to selling the asset and distributing the revenue, each step is critical to the success of the overall picture and each participant is owed a sp...

Real Estate Investment, Development and Strategy

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT, DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGY

March 25-27, 2020
Learn the key financial concepts and ratios needed to analyse investment and development proposals for real estate.Successfully implement valuation, investment and development frameworks. Develop the ability to analyse and interpret the components of financial models for real estate. Appreciate how ...

5TH ANNUAL WEST INSTITUTIONAL REAL ESTATE FORUM

5TH ANNUAL WEST INSTITUTIONAL REAL ESTATE FORUM

March 18-18, 2020
The 5th Annual West Institutional Real Estate Investor Forum is a local peer to peereducational meeting exclusively for the institutional and HNW wealth management community with aspecific focus on allocations to real estate. The program agenda has been developed throughextensive local travel and fe...

 

Webinars

MAY 04, 2020 | 11:00AM
3 W'S OF ATTRACTING NEW LISTINGS
Listings. They are the key to our success in real estate. They build our reputations, generate buyer leads, and are the foundation of our very businesses. Whether it's a market of low inventory or high, every Realtor® wants to know Who to attract, Where to direct those efforts, and...
MAY 20, 2020 | 2:00PM
HOW TO USE THE BASICS OF REAL ESTATE TO BE ANYTHING BUT BASIC
What happens when you pair the right questions with a wealth of knowledge and specialized expertise? Real growth. These webinars are designed to answer the questions you should be asking. Bringing you both the high-level strategies from top producers and the detailed tips & tricks you ...
JUN 04, 2020 | 2:00 PM
HOW TO SURVIVE THE EVOLVING REAL ESTATE MARKET
Agents are facing a challenge that is unprecedented, unlike anything else that has happened in real estate history. Times are changing, technology is taking over, buyers and sellers are going online for everything . It's time for agents to reestablish a professional presence that embra...
JUL 14, 2020 | 9:00AM
REAL ESTATE, WORKPLACE AND FACILITY INSIGHTS – WHO OWNS YOUR DATA?
Data generated and gathered by building systems and sensors often passes through several different layers, from device provider, to facility service firm to the building owner/operator. As more and more devices are connected to a building network and the amount of building data collected i...
AUG 03, 2020 | 1:00PM
VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY IN REAL ESTATE
You may hear the phrase Virtual Reality or Augmented Reality all of the time, but never really considered what is was other than some cool 3D tours on a website. But there's much more to the tools and resources that are already available to agents and clients. This session explores wha...
AUG 06, 2020 | 9:00AM
FROM TECH EXPERT TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION LEADER – THE CHANGING ROLE OF THE REAL ESTATE IT PROFESSIONAL
Traditionally, the role of the Commercial Real Estate IT Department was to deliver tech support and “keep the lights on”. In the face of digital transformation, IT roles are moving from Tech Expert to Change Leader, responsible for driving innovation, transformation and creativ...

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AGENCY: NOT AT RISK?
As in-house expertise declines, public and private owners of construction projects are increasingly outsourcing the management and administration of their construction projects to professional construction managers-agents. Use of professional construction managers can help protect owners f...
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING DEVELOPMENTS IN CONSTRUCTION
The relationship between contractors, subcontractors and construction labor unions is a complex one. The heart of the relationship is the collective bargaining agreement and the bargaining process. Too often, contractors feel like passengers on a train that has already left the station, wi...
INVESTING IN COMMERCIAL PROPERT
Before taking the plunge into commercial real estate investing, one should have a clear understanding of how to select the right location, preferred type and class of property, what due diligence to do, how to secure financing, how to negotiate a deal, and how to manage the property going ...
INVESTING IN REAL ESTATE THROUGH EQUITY CROWDFUNDING
Real estate is one of the most tried and true asset classes one can invest in existence. Crowdfunding on the internet, in contrast, is a new technology that didn’t exist just a few years ago. Yet, it is already facilitating significant  investment activity each year. And with at...
EFRONT INSIGHT REAL ESTATE FOR GENERAL PARTNERS
This webinar to see how property fund managers can leverage on eFront Insight to access a complete analysis of all theirs funds and streamline communications and data exchange with their LP investors.
TECHNOLOGY AND THE IMPACT TO A CORPORATE REAL ESTATE STRATEGY – INNOVATORS WEIGH IN
There has never been a more challenging time for Corporate Real Estate and Facility professionals. Technology, automation and innovation are redefining how we operate and use space in ways never imagined. Space-as-a-service, space densification, occupant experience platforms, integrated in...

RESOURCES

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted most every industry over the past few months, creating a scenario of rising financial stress, retracting employment and diminishing market confidence for ...

It is where the AI (Artificial Intelligence) takes over days worth of a real estate agent's hard work and computes results in a second. We are moving at an unprecedented pace in technology and eve...

Oftentimes, our social media video marketing efforts are weighed down by our own customers for the lack of thoughtful stories that can touch upon them. These are like run-of-the-mill, telling everythi...

Every brand out there is trying hard to get itself noticed and grab the attention of a potential customer by employing unique SEO tactics. With the rampant use of digital platforms working on seamless...

ABM -- one of the biggest buzzwords in the digital marketing world. A significant component in the marketing strategy, that took the pillars of marketing to its prime. And it still remains to be a con...

How do you generate your real estate leads? Are you still knocking on doors or have you embraced modern technology? Traditionally, real estate agents favored getting out into their neighborhoo...

A clean, well-managed CRM can be your most valuable real estate tool. Too often, however, the database is so neglected and disorganized that it’s not living up to its full potential. Management ...

As most of us have adjusted to the new reality brought on by the coronavirus (COVID-19), developers and lenders are forced to look at the resulting economic shut down on ongoing real estate projects.&...

Flipping vacant land is one of the most overlooked and misunderstood ways to make money in real estate. It’s also one of the best. I know this is a bold statement but when it comes to inve...