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Disperse.io Launches AI-Based Construction Planning Tool

UK-based construction productivity startup adds new tool for daily site decisionsDisperse.io, a U.K.-based construction technology company with a platform that uses artificial intelligence to help project managers track work, capture data from building sites and make better project decisions, has launched a new product, Impulse, that highlights issues gleaned from 360° site scans captured in its platform.Impulse integrates performance insights i

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Using AI to Enhance Listing Photos can be Legally Risky

You can’t misrepresent a property, but there are ethical ways to use images generated by artificial intelligence to improve your clients’ experiences and better serve their needs.Artificial intelligence now makes it possible for you to send a listing photo, along with commands for whatever image enhancements you want, to an algorithm—and receive the enhanced photo in seconds. This new frontier for real estate technology may open endless pos

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Home Electrification

From vehicles to lawn tools, electric features are here to stay and growing in popularity, which means homes need to be equipped to handle the demand.Key takeaways:As the demand for electric vehicles, solar battery backups, and electric tools increase, so too will the need for charging options at home.Retrofitting existing homes might mean upgrading electrical panels or coming up with creative solutions in the garage.Electric is here to stay, and

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Smart-Home Tech Growing More Popular

Homeowners are looking for easy upgrades that are simple to control while adding convenience and value to their homes. They’re increasingly turning to smart-home technology, particularly during the pandemic.Smart-home technology can mitigate danger, prevent damage, manage resources, and anticipate maintenance needs, according to a new report from Z-Wave, a company that provides a wireless technology for smart homes. Z-Wave’s 2022 Z-Wave State

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Celebrating Turning 9...

Today we celebrate 9 years! And owe that to the loyal and hardworking... You know who you are and we'll continue to be by your side, ensuring the best of both sides. And anyone that has yet to give us a try, we welcome you to take a leap of faith.

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REALTORS: Tech Tools Real Estate Pros Most Commonly Use

Real estate professionals are rapidly adopting technology for closing transactions or for marketing. Most home buyers start their hunt online so agents are casting a wide net.Forty-one percent of more than 6,000 executives and senior management at real estate firms surveyed say one of their biggest challenges over the next two years is keeping up with technology, according to the 2021 Real Estate in a Digital Age report produced by the National A

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The Future of Cities will be ‘Extreme Automation’

How will commercial real estate needs change in the next five to 10 years? How has the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the change? And what’s the implication for cities? Those questions were top of mind as the National Association of REALTORS®’ inaugural C5 Summit, a commercial real estate conference, kicked off Monday in New York.Cities have a bright future, said Greg Lindsay, a senior fellow and director of applied research at the 

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Ultra-White Paint Could Cool Homes Better than Air Conditioning

Scientists at Purdue University have created the whitest paint in the world, and their research, published in April, shows that the ultra-white color could drastically reduce or even eventually eliminate the need for air conditioning.The stark white paint works by reflecting 98.1% of sunlight away from the building. It also emits infrared heat, which means it absorbs less heat from the sun than it emits. “A surface coated with this paint is coo

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REALTORS: Capture More High-Quality Leads Before Summer Ends

Fifty percent of leads that filter to real estate agents’ businesses tend to be highly qualified, and one out of 10 tends to be a seller lead too, according to research from Homesnap, a national real estate search portal.Real estate pros should cast a wide net to gather more leads over the next few months. But the market for those leads is increasingly competitive.Homesnap offered these tips on how real estate pros can attract leads a

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Nearly One-Third of Sellers Admit Using Spy Cams During Showings

Three in 10 home sellers say they’ve used a hidden camera during an open house or showing at their home, according to a new LendingTree study of more than 2,000 consumers.The most common reason, cited by nearly half of those who provided reasons, is to understand what home buyers do and don’t like about the homes. Thirty-six percent of those respondents said they wanted to use the camera to gather information that could be useful during negot

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