Listings are NOT Properties

When I started working at realtor.com, a colleague who had been working in real estate tech for a long time told me something very useful that I’ll never forget. It’s one of the first things I now say to any team, stakeholder, or other colleague when we discuss real estate data. Listings are not properties. […]

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Wait! Is IDX the data feed you need?

Your MLS might have more data feeds than just IDX, learn what they are before you apply There are many different types of real estate data feeds you could potentially request from a multiple listing service (MLS), however knowing what type of feed you need for your application can be very confusing. Unfortunately, some MLSs […]

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Get FREE MLS access to develop your web or mobile app!

A catch-22 for real estate tech companies has been easy, free access real estate MLS access to develop web or mobile apps. MLSs usually require you to be working with a brokerage/agent customer before giving you access to real estate data. But it’s really hard to get brokerages / agents to sign on as customers […]

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ExpressionEngine 3 Add-on Plans

So I promised an update on Anecka’s plans for our two ExpressionEngine add-ons, PDF Press & Rets Rabbit. PDF Press PDF Press is currently 85% converted to EE 3. The last 15% is really a matter of testing on the latest EE 3 version and integrating fixes. PDF Press for EE 3 should be available […]

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Why Slack (the chat app) is a big deal

Slack has become a big part of our business. It’s surprising how quickly and how completely we’ve adapted it for our work and how we’ve come to depend on it. In this article I’ll explain why Slack is and will continue to be a big deal.

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Use a build script to slim down your zip files

Hidden files and directories can be a real problem for add-on developers or anyone trying to package their work in a zip file. This is especially a problem on Macs with the dreaded .DS_Store hidden directory. Here’s a tweet from Ryan Masuga of Devot:ee reminding Mac developers to keep their zip archives clean: Dear #eecms […]

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