Inman Influencer 2017

The Inman Influencers List

Brad Inman, The Real Estate Influencers of 2017: “They are not cut from the same cloth, they do not speak the same language and they do not always necessarily share the same values. But they influence the industry by their work, through their followers and by expressing their opinions.” Truly an honor to be included on this list alongside so many friends and colleagues.

Hacker Connect

Don’t miss Inman’s Hacker Connect

Inman News is hosting its first ever Hacker Connect. The one-day event will take a deep dive into real estate tech and explore timely topics such Bots, API’s, security, data standards and more. The agenda was created by industry tech leaders and I’m proud to have participated on the advisory panel that helped curate the events agenda and content. You can view the full agenda…

Maker Faire Bay Area 2016

Maker Faire Bay Area 2016

Maker Faire celebrated its 11th anniversary last weekend at the San Mateo Event Center in San Mateo, CA. Billed as the “Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth” the event certainly lived up to its reputation. There were IoT devices, 3D printers, drones, robots, live music and a plethora of whimsical projects and experiments. With 150,000 visitors and thousands of exhibitors, I did my best to…

Online criminals are targeting the real estate industry 

Online criminals are targeting the real estate industry. In fact, they consider the industry to be low-hanging fruit. I recently contributed a few best practices on how to protect yourself against wire fraud scams and other cybercrime in the Inman News piece, “Scam steals closing money by hacking agent, escrow email.” Let’s examine the crime a bit more closely. A real estate transaction includes a substantial…


RESO 2015 Fall Meeting

I recently attended the RESO (Real Estate Standards Organization) 2015 Fall conference in Austin, TX. It was cool to be back in the “live music capital of the world” and one of my favorite cities in the United States. This was my first time attending a RESO Conference and I was quite impressed. The event featured 2 ½ action packed days. RESO develops and promotes…