Technology Archive

Harnessing Technology for Everyone

By Bronwen Leibe Hi there! I am this summer’s research intern here at NAR! I attend the University of Maryland (go Terps!) where I am studying economics and history. I have been working on a few interesting reports and...
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July 5, 2018

Internet & Real Estate Agents: Some Things Change, Others Remain the Same

According to Science Journal, the internet took over multichannel global communications almost instantaneously, transmitting one percent of information in 1993, 51 percent by 2000, and 97 percent by 2007.[1] The internet’s prominence in the real estate industry has a...
October 19, 2016

Drone usage within the Real Estate Industry

The 2016 Member Profile provides data on drone usage within the Real Estate industry.  This question was added to the Survey in 2016, and provides information on current drone users and the optimism around drone usage in the future. Amongst real...

Vacation Properties: Short Term Rentals

In the age of social media interconnectedness, online vacation rental sites like AirBnb and HomeAway have gotten popular with travelers both at home and abroad. This could be benefitting vacation property buyers in some areas. In comparison to investors,...

Real Estate Agents: Still Primary Source for Homes

We have been mistakenly focused on the wrong thing about the home search process. It is true, we are in a digital age and when Millennials as first-time buyers begin their home search for the first time, without knowing...
November 6, 2015