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Waste From Busted Transactions

The fun part of buying a home is searching for your dream home online. The fun part of selling is getting your list price in short order and then closing within 30 days. The nasty part of home buying and home selling is when…

Minimum Wage for Realtors

Why would anyone want to get into this ‘profession’? The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) membership profile states that the typical Realtor makes just $41,800 in commission income on 11 transactions. There are 1.3 million Realtors, in case you didn’t know. For illustration, take…

Feeling Lost in Real Estate Land

In my Prelude post I mentioned how much consumers enjoyed searching for homes online, but once they enter the actual transaction process, all transparency and sense of order goes out the window. Just trying to locate the best services and products, with the best…

Prelude…to Change

So I have this view that a marketplace platform could bring about a new paradigm of the real estate transaction experience for consumers as well as the providers of products and services required for those transactions.

MOXIWORKS

Spent the morning with my Realtor-Wife, Kayelin, at the Heritage Texas Properties office in The Woodlands, TX. Nice presentation by Nick Van Valkenberg showing off a truly excellent product that has been created by the Moxiworks team.

Another Day in Texas

Wildlife, especially waterfowl, are observed on a daily basis.

YOU FOR SALE

Lot’s of data can be used with algorithms to match consumers to sellers of goods and services on platform marketplaces.

The Real Estate Transaction is Broken

This post speaks mostly to the so-called iBuyer companies, but what intrigues me more is the notion that these ‘platforms’ are actually creating ecosystems whereby services necessary to the transaction can be accessed on their platforms. https://www.curbed.com/2019/3/21/18252048/real-estate-house-flipping-zillow-ibuyer-opendoor Travis Wright travis-wright 281-217-2789

Platform Strategy for Business

Deep in The Heart of Texas

My business trip to New York City was very productive, illuminating, and…fun. I learned a lot about digital transformation for large corporations, and I got to see first-hand the lifestyle, hustle, and bustle of the city. Yet, I’m glad to be back in the…