Tech Roundup: Active Pipe, Berkshire Hathaway and RE/MAX’s iBuyer Services, Keller Williams New App and More

The latest information and updates on all things real estate technology.


ActivePipe celebrates record year, adds 90 real estate companies in 2019

ActivePipe, an email marketing solution for real estate companies, announced new ways to increase engagement and content curation through significant user upgrades to the award winning email marketing platform.

With the latest Bulk Contact Update management feature, users can curate hyperlocal content to specific contacts using tags. Users can filter contacts by location, use a bulk tag feature to segment the audience, and then send that specific segment curated content.

In 2019 in the US alone, the company brought on more than 90 new real estate companies across multiple verticals.ActivePipe surpassed several milestones in 2019, most notably partnering with some of the most powerful brands in real estate including Adwerx, Moxi, LionDesk, Cloze, Spacio, LiveBy, Terradatum, Union Street Media, Brytecore, Follow Up Boss and Xpressdocs.

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Keller Williams Launches Neighborhood-based Home Search App

Keller Williams has launched its new neighborhood-based home search app to coincide with the updated website that was launched earlier this year.

The new home search tool is web- and app-based, and aims to give homebuyers and sellers a deeper understanding of the city they are searching in by neighborhood.

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On Jan. 1, the real estate company launched a redesign of its website, becoming more user-friendly and hyperlocal. The company said the app is designed to empower agents, not replace them.

Via the app, homebuyers can view the market stats for any neighborhood, discover what neighbors have to say about an area, calculate commute times to popular destinations, check the report card of nearby schools, explore restaurants, grocery stores, shops and more.


House Buyers of America Reports an 80% Revenue Growth in 2019

House Buyers of America (House Buyers), the leading high-tech homebuying company that is reinventing the industry with its direct, no ‘middle-man’ approach that charges no commissions or fees, announces that it hit new heights of growth in 2019 YTD, achieving an 80% increase in overall revenue compared to 2018 YTD. In comparing Q4 2018 revenue results to Q4 2019, House Buyers saw an increase of 94%.

Key drivers of this growth stem from House Buyers’ position as a superior, well-established operation backed by a sustained investment in its technology and team. House Buyers has continued to build on its expertise to disrupt the ‘traditional’ real estate market in the Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia regions. The company also continues to distinguish itself from newer market entrants who may not have the knowledge, expertise, technology, or operational efficiency that House Buyers has skillfully honed over its 19 years in business.

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeService California Realty Launches New iBuyer Service to Help Inland Empire Homeowners

Berkshire Hathaway HomeService Perrie Mundy Realty Group & California Realty, one of San Bernardino and Riverside counties fastest growing real estate brokerages, announces a new iBuyer service for local homeowners. BHHS California Realty’s new Offer Optimizer provides homeowners more options to sell their homes than ever before.

BHHS California Realty’s new iBuyer platform helps those thinking about selling compare every option. “Any homeowner can quickly see what it means to sell their home to an iBuyer, sell their home on the open market, or even choose not to sell,” Corey said. BHHS California Realty is partnering with zavvie, whose Offer Optimizer™ Suite technology connects agents and their clients to iBuyers.
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BHGRE Paracle Offers New iBuyer Service for Local Homeowners

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Paracle, a leading Charlotte and Fort Mill area residential real estate brokerage known for providing concierge-level service, announces the launch of its new iBuyer service. BHGRE Paracle’s new Offer Optimizer gives local homeowners more ways to sell their homes than ever before.

The new iBuyer service that Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Paracle is launching is providing its agents with local advantage in the marketplace, as they can uniquely provide local homeowners the ability to receive multiple offers instantly–all in one place.

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Remine Announces North Texas Regional Information Systems (NTREIS) adoption of API and Add/Edit Products

Remine, a leading real estate technology company, announced today that North Texas Real Estate Information Systems (NTREIS), a regional Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is implementing Remine’s add/edit and RESO Web API solution to better serve its 38,000 members. The partnership comes at a time when real estate professionals are demanding seamless solutions and cohesive end-to-end workflows that revolutionize the home buying experience


CoreLogic®, a global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today announced the launch of an all-new version of Realist®, the company’s hugely popular property intelligence solution used by more than 860,000 real estate professionals across the United States.

RE/MAX Alliance Launches New iBuyer Service to Benefit Front Range Homeowners

RE/MAX Alliance, with over 850 licensed Realtors and 24 office locations across Colorado’s Front Range, announced a new iBuyer service. Offer Optimizer™ gives RE/MAX Alliance Realtors the ability to provide Front Range homeowners the most options to sell their homes.
More details about the RE/MAX Alliance iBuyer platform are here, and on its website at

OfferBarn iBuyer Platform Launches Updated Offer Analyzer

The comprehensive ibuyer platform OfferBarn launched a new update, with an enhanced and robust Offer Analyzer, new customization tools for landing pages, and a modern user experience, empowering agents and brokers in the flourishing iBuyer market.

The Offer Analyzer auto calculates net proceeds, and allows agents to include a market listing analysis for a bottom line comparison to instant offers. The tool is flexible and allows agents to add their own local offers from consumers or investors, as well as a broker offer, for companies who have their own iBuyer option. “The tool is the first of its kind to truly compare all options available to a seller, collecting offers from iBuyers, brokers, investors and consumers in one simple convenient tool,” said Martineau.

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Rental Beast Partners with to Simplify the Rental Application

Real estate tech provider Rental Beast has partnered with leading real estate portalHomes.comto offer renters and listing agents direct access toRental Beast’s online rental application engine, Apply Now. Apply Now is a comprehensive tool that streamlines the rental application process. 

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Motto Mortgage Network Surpasses $1.1 Billion in Loan Volume in 2019

Motto Franchising, LLC announced that the Motto Mortgage network of offices closed more than $1.1 billion in loan volume and helped more than 5,000 families realize their dreams of homeownership in 2019. This substantial feat is even more significant considering the brand is the first national mortgage brokerage franchise in the United States and only three-years-old.

Currently there are more than 100 offices open in over 30 states. Two hundred thirty-eight loan originators in the Motto Mortgage network of offices contributed to closing the $1.1 billion loan volume in 2019.

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