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Oct 29, 2019

Technology is a huge part of the world around us and real estate is no exception. We have been researching the use of technology in real estate investing for some time now and are attempting to create a resource page for your use and reference. Today we are continuing with Part Three, I’ve taken the time to look at EVERY website designed to help consumers find properties. I consider usability, usefulness, the quantity and quality of information, and then I’m going to tell you which of these I use in my business and why.  

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Topic: Real Estate Tech

Questions for the review.

  1. How does it present? List, Map, both? Configurable?
  2. Is it easy to search?
  3. Property data?
  4. Community data?
  5. Unique point of attraction (why would I choose to go here as opposed to one of the others?)

Branded RE sites and apps

  1. Non-broker afiliated
    1., list view by default, map view is possible. 
    2. combo view, you cannot zoom on the map by scrolling the mouse. Pros and cons. 
    3., combo view. Good stats on houses
    4., more properties in map view. Draw feature
    5. Movoto Real Estate, NO map view
    6. Homesnap
    7. Altisource has shut it down. 
    8. Estately Real Estate Search
    9. Xome
    10. USHUD Foreclosure Home Search
    1. Compass Real Estate - Homes
    2. Nice map view, doesn’t seem to be as thorough as redfin.
    3. Keller Williams, loads slowly, no map view
    4. BHG Real Estate Homes (Better Homes and Gardens)
    5. Century 21 Local, loads quickly, no map view
    6. ERA Real Estate 
  1. Brokerage affiliated
    1. StreetEasy NYC Rentals
    2. HAR Texas Real Estate
  2. Local Search sites
    1. Realty One app
    2. Homes for Sale, Rent app
    3. Millions Mapped Real Estate app
    4. GoMLS App
    5. Room8 Website is there only to tell you to download the app. Find a place and find a roommmate. 
  3. Apps
    1. Hotpads
    2. RadPad - find apartments to rent
    3. Airbnb
  4. Rentals
    1. LoopNet Commercial
    2. CoStar Commercial
  5. Commercial
    1. Idealista for real estate in Spain!
    2. PropertiesBook Real Estate real estate in Abu Dhabi
  6. International


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