Technology

Directions to Multiple Locations Using Google and Solutions to Other Issues

September 2018

When showing multiple properties, you need to think about how you're going to navigate from one property to the next. What's the most efficient way to get around? Is the most efficient route also the most strategic one? Regardless, Google Maps can help with these tasks. A HowToGeek.com article titled "How to Plan a Road…

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NAR Applauds Introduction of Net Neutrality Bill

July 2018

WASHINGTON—The National Association of Realtors has commended US Rep. Mike Coffman for his introduction of the 21st Century Internet Act. Rep. Coffman’s bill comes in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s 2017 decision to dismantle net neutrality regulations, with the legislation ensuring that Internet Service Providers, or ISPs, cannot block or throttle online content or…

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The Latest on Text Message Marketing, Stylus Help, Sensibo and More Windows 10 Help

July 2018

Websites, social media sites, blogs, print newsletters, print ads, e-newsletters, e-mail, direct mail, online ads of sorts, etc. are all forms of marketing that many Realtors use on a regular basis. Text message marketing is a form of marketing that is less common. However, since almost all text messages are received/opened (and typically opened promptly)…

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A New Version of Windows 10 is Coming Soon

April 2018

If your Windows computer is getting old or is running slowly (even after you've run system cleaning and optimization utilities), maybe it's time for a fresh start. When you reinstall your computer’s Windows operating system, you'll typically end up with your computer working better and faster than it was prior to the reinstall. If you…

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What You Need to Know About Droplet, IP Ratings and E-Mail Tracking

March 2018

I recently came across a Smartphone/tablet mount that's called a "Droplet" mount. Droplets are primarily targeted for installation and use in the shower or on a bathroom mirror (but it could be used just about anywhere). If you've ever wanted to bring your Smartphone or tablet into the shower I would encourage you to see…

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Realtors Property Resource Suspends AMP Program

February 2018

CHICAGO—The Realtors Property Resource, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of Realtors, has suspended its Advanced Multi-List Platform, or AMP, project to reduce costs by several million dollars in 2018 and allow greater focus on its core initiatives. RPR will begin winding down AMP operations immediately. The decision to cut funding for AMP,…

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Trust Stamp Announces Free Safety Tool for All Realtors

November 2017

CHICAGO—At the National Association of Realtors’ Conference & Expo in Chicago earlier this month, Trust Stamp announced that its safety tool will now be free for all Realtors. Trust Stamp is an identity authentication startup company that leverages artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies to verify strangers' identities and provide a trust score. NAR announced recently…

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REach Technology Accelerator Named Among Best in Nation

July 2017

WASHINGTON—REach, the growth technology accelerator operated by the National Association of Realtors’ strategic investment arm, Second Century Ventures, was recently named among the top 30 accelerators in the U.S. by the Seed Accelerator Rankings Project (SARP). Now in its fifth year, SARP is compiled by researchers from the MIT Innovation Initiative Lab for Innovation Science,…

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