Jimmy Kelly

Lone Wolf acquires Propertybase

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Lone Wolf Technologies has acquired Propertybase, a global provider of real estate websites, CRM and lead generation software. It is Lone Wolf’s fifth acquisition this year.

Apple’s mail privacy update will affect your email marketing

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Apple has announced that it will be rolling out privacy changes to its mail app that will be taking place between now and November, with iOS 15. How does this impact your email marketing?

Successful technologies support Realtors. They don’t try to replace them

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With a wave of tech investment coming to real estate, all proptech leaders need to ask themselves one question: “Is my company’s technology useful in boosting the existing homebuying processes, or is it aimed at replacing the real estate salesperson?”
Properly’s leadership team, from left: Lindsay Rutledge, VP of strategy; Anshul Ruparell, CEO and co-founder; Rhianna Brancato, director of finance; Craig Dunk, CTO and co-founder; Sheldon McCormick, COO and co-founder; and Jessica van Rooyen, VP of marketing.

Properly raises $44 million in financing

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Properly, which calls itself “the Canadian tech-enabled real estate brokerage,” recently announced that it has secured $44 million in Series B financing to fuel a national expansion.

The Canadian race to automated property valuation supremacy

Disruption tools have the potential to dramatically change the face of the real estate industry. Nowhere is there a better example of real estate disruption than Zillow in the United States and their "Zestimate".

Why good proptech goes bad

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To untangle the thorny web that catches proptech entrepreneurs off-guard, I turned to possibly the most plugged-in industry leaders in Canada – Lynette Keyowski, managing partner of REACH Canada and Mike McAra, director of REACH Canada.
Banty founders Scott Wilson, left and Marc Tytus

Banty video conferencing app customized for Realtors

Banty.com is offering real estate salespeople a video conferencing solution that has a “number of tools designed to keep their deals moving,” the company says.
Anna Depalma

Sponsored: ‘You have to be online for people to see you’: One Ontario REALTOR®’s...

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For Depalma, the COVID-19 pandemic further emphasized the need to focus on digital marketing. “You have to be online for people to see you,” she said. “That’s why I invested in a GoDaddy website.”

5 Ways Realtors and brokerages can use digital to boost sales

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Most real estate agents would agree that their online presence has become more important over the years but with so many tools, platforms and strategies available, it can be difficult to know where to focus your efforts.

Cybersecurity concerns grow during pandemic

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The real estate industry has been shifting to an online focus over recent years, as has virtually every sector as a result of the coronavirus pandemic – and this has only led to there being more opportunities for cybercriminals.