Technology continues to transform the way real estate professionals conduct business and connect with clients. Agents can go “all-mobile” and forego the traditional office environment entirely, use drones for photographing a property, show a home to a client on the other side of the world through virtual home tours, and prospect using AI.
The National Association of REALTORS® is an innovation powerhouse that focuses on advancing the real estate industry by researching, vetting, championing the most promising tech ideas and companies and building relationships that will make our members’ future. NAR and its Strategic Business, Innovation, & Technology (SBIT) Group supports and promotes real estate technology by:
- Hosting the iOi Summit: Innovation, Opportunity, Investment proptech event
- Operating Second Century Ventures (SCV), a wholly owned subsidiary and the strategic investment arm that invests in technologies that are transforming the real estate industry
- Investing in new and emerging technology companies with its award-winning REACH scale-up program in a way that is beneficial to members
- Identifying, researching, and strategizing on emerging technologies and trends that will provide opportunities for REALTORS® and the real estate industry