CREtech New York Takeaways | Nine Four Ventures

‘This week I had the opportunity to speak at the CREtech conference in NY, and I think the experience I had at the event is representative of where the PropTech space stands at the moment: lots of momentum, lots of excitement, and a lot of unknowns.’ ~ Kurt Ramirez

Real Estate Leaders Beginning to Recognize the Value of Smart Apartments | Propmodo

‘…there is a massive, untapped opportunity to leverage smart technology, which is especially important to consider if you are a property or portfolio manager, developer, owner or another professional associated with or interested in the multi-family space.’

How All Real Estate Transactions Will Move Online in Three Years | Realty Biz

‘Thankfully, VCs and tech professionals are pushing for real estate advancements with mobile apps, search platforms, cloud services, blockchain and even AI. All of these tools, services, and technologies — coupled with new consumer expectations — are expediting the real estate market’s move to the online world.’

Compass hires AI guru from Microsoft | Crain’s New York

‘Compass hired an artificial intelligence expert from Microsoft as its new chief technology officer, the brokerage announced Tuesday.’

Google’s Drone Delivery Trial Shows Why Finland Is a Perfect Testing Ground for PropTech | Propmodo

‘If drone delivery becomes popular in Finland we might start seeing the effects on its property industry as a precursor to the global changes that will inevitably come from the widespread commercial use of drones.’

2019 Real Estate Forecast: What Home Buyers, Sellers And Investors Can Expect | Forbes

“iBuying, blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing the ways buyers, sellers and investors interact with each other and the properties they are interested in.” — Spitz