January 9, 2015
• Posted in Homeowner Tips
As more and more devices for the home are connected to the Internet, tech companies are trying to develop an easy-to-use digital hub that would allow consumers to communicate with a variety of gadgets and technologies from a single Web page or a smartphone.
March 22, 2013
• Posted in Industry Information, Market Conditions, Market Insights, Real Estate News
A new chart from blogger Paul Knegten attempts to map the hundreds of companies active in online real estate: brokerages, search tools, listing services, market data analyzers, and more.
March 19, 2013
• Posted in Controversies, Market Conditions, Market Insights, Pacific Union Thought Leadership, Press, Real Estate News, Real Estate Trends
Businessweek recently published an article that asked why companies like Zillow, Trulia, and Redfin haven't killed off real estate brokers. We don't think it's a tough question at all. Here's a look at why consumers continue to value the expertise of real estate professionals -- and why it can't be matched in the virtual world.
April 10, 2012
• Posted in Industry Information, Pacific Union Thought Leadership, Real Estate Trends
A spate of recent commentary suggests that the role of the real estate professional is diminishing. Not so fast: We have 5 reasons that prove the relevancy of agents in this industry.