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Real Estate Technology

Real estate is one of the most thriving businesses in the country, and part of its progression has come from the development of technology. It is a well-known fact that technology offers countless opportunities to maximize efficiency within your business operations, and therefore, save you time. According to Richard Josephberg, founder of Almorli Advisors, when your business is operating effectively, it gives you more time to market your business and increase sales.

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Just about every industry is experiencing changes due to technological advancements, and real estate is no different. Every step of the real estate process is now empowered by technology. From the beginning of the home search to closing deals, every transaction can be done with the click of a button. So, whether or not you’re comfortable adapting to it, technology is constantly advancing forcing us all to conform. Real estate technology includes everything from hardware to software tools used by real estate managers, brokers, owners, or consumers to collect, evaluate, and distribute valuable data about the industry.

Computers and technology allow for faster processing of data and easier retrieval of information. For example, using automation tools can significantly reduce the amount of work time for agents. As Richard Josephberg explains, not that long ago, real estate agents had no other option but to perform tasks by hand, which was both time consuming and full of human errors. Now, agents can gather data more quickly with less manual work, and combine it with their own insights in order to provide better recommendations to clients. In addition to that, using technology for repetitive operations reduces or completely eliminates mistakes, while greatly decreasing the time it takes to complete the task.

As Richard Josephberg puts it, in this day and age, not only is technology changing the way agents sell homes, it’s changing the way agents sell themselves. In the end, real estate agents who recognize that technology is a tool that can and should be leveraged to support new ways of conducting business and building successful relationships will lead the way. Of course, it is also important not to neglect the personal touch in your business dealings. Staying ahead in the real estate business isn’t so much reliant on your ability to buy the latest real estate marketing technology, but rather to relate to others in a personal and empathetic way, and to understand their needs and concerns.