How technology is improving condo living

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Look up. Condo sales are on the rise. Condo construction is constant, especially in population-dense communities like Toronto and Vancouver. There’s more to condo appeal than cost. Condos are convenient; they require less work. Some attentive developers and building managers are using technology to help make condo living more enjoyable.

Four ways to show a home without being there

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The reasons why people have to buy or sell is still the same now as it was before the COVID-19 virus hit but the process has changed. Here are four creative and technologically advanced ways to showcase a home.
“We believe the real estate process should be empowering and predictable, not stressful,” says Anshul Ruparell, CEO of Properly.

Properly launches home price predictor in Calgary

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Calgary-based Properly, a real estate technology company and one of the first Canadian ibuyer firms, recently launched ProperPrice, a free online tool that provides homebuyers in Calgary with an on-demand prediction of a home’s selling price.

Staying ahead of the proptech revolution

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Can you imagine running your real estate business without the internet or your smart phone? Those who do not plan to retire in the next three to five years better keep reading!

Time to commit to proptech, says KPMG

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Canadian real estate companies have been slow to embrace property technology, or proptech, putting them at risk of losing market share or falling behind their global peers, says a new KPMG in Canada report.

Engel & Völkers launches business intelligence app for its advisors

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Engel & Völkers recently introduced E&V Command, a custom-built mobile app designed to serve the brand’s network of real estate advisors as a portal for client services and business intelligence.
Lone Wolf Insights filters data and draws conclusions automatically based on machine-learning algorithms.

Lone Wolf releases AI-enabled Insights for brokers

Lone Wolf Technologies recently released Lone Wolf Insights, a “first-of-its-kind solution that uses data science to translate brokerage data into plain language for strategic leaders,” the company says.
The system reduces safety risks for customers and salespeople showing properties in part because it does not permit unauthorized code-sharing.

The evolution of the lockbox

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The traditional lockbox has come to a crossroads as high-tech lock systems that offer better security and transparency build a following in Canada’s real estate world.

Free tools to drive traffic to your website

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Search engine optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click advertising (PPC) are the two main drivers of traffic to e-commerce websites.

Surviving the dreaded computer crash

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I’ll teach you how to correctly back up your files and get yourself running again overnight – if you should have the misfortune of a computer dying. (It’s bound to happen at some point – best to be prepared!)