Kansas Housing Market Stats – July 2016

“Home prices across the state are continuing to rise," said KAR president, Deborah McMullen with McGrew Real Estate in Lawrence. "The inventory of desirable homes available for sale is extremely limited." July 2016 Market Highlights Home … [Read more...]

The Next Frontier in Real Estate Video | REAL Trends

Technology has evolved, and what was once amazing, untouchable technology is now mainstream. Here’s a look at some video technologies that are evolving. By Travis Saxton, vice president of technology Remember when you first heard about drones … [Read more...]

Agent Reviews & Ratings: The Impact of Technology | REAL Trends

Brokerage leaders should take the lead in assisting their agents in establishing their online reputations. by Steve Murray, publisher “The holy grail for online real estate portals is to change consumer behavior with respect to how they choose … [Read more...]

6 Things You Should Do When Your Email Gets Hacked

Getting your email hacked can happen to any of us, and it can be alarming. The most popular way people realize that their email has been hacked is when a friend or family member lets them know that they received a strange email from them. Email … [Read more...]

Kansas Housing Market Stats – June 2016

Kansas home sales rose by 6.6 percent in June 2016 compared to the same period last year, according to new figures released by the Kansas Association of REALTORS®. Sales totaled 4,433 units in June, up from 4,160 units in 2015. In comparison, sales … [Read more...]

The Greatest Challenge Ahead? | REAL Trends

Are regulatory changes a bigger threat than technological advances? by Steve Murray, publisher Most say technological change is the greatest threat to brokerage. Perhaps. What we see as possibly the greatest challenge may be in the regulatory … [Read more...]

The Secret to Dominating the Real Estate Industry | REAL Trends

By Kristen MacDonald, content specialist for Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies You spent the majority of the first 20 years of your life in some form of a classroom, trying to cram as much knowledge as possible to get prepared for the real world. … [Read more...]

Lead Generation vs. Lead Capture | REAL Trends

Digital marketing can help you generate and capture leads. By Paul Salley, marketing strategist One of the core lifelines in any real estate business is a steady and reliable source of leads. My role at REAL Trends consists of analyzing how … [Read more...]

The 3 Changes in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update That Will Benefit REALTORS®

Microsoft is releasing a large update for Windows 10, which they have dubbed the “Anniversary Update.” There is no official release date at the time of this writing, but it is expected this summer, near the one year anniversary of Windows 10’s … [Read more...]

Kansas Housing Market Stats – May 2016

Kansas home sales rose by 1.3 percent in May 2016 compared to the same period last year, according to new figures released by the Kansas Association of REALTORS®. Sales totaled 4,014 units in May, up from 3,964 units in 2015. In comparison, sales on … [Read more...]