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HomeRover 2.0 is Now Live!

This week, we are excited to launch the second version of our home showing app, with lots of improvements that we think you will like. We have spent the last few months testing it with a dedicated group of agents, who gave us fantastic feedback on changes that would make HomeRover a premiere showing tool…

Host virtual home showings for free with HomeRover

Like everyone else in the real estate community, we’ve been thinking about how we can help agents and buyers navigate the challenges of showing homes during a global pandemic. The answer, it turns out, was sitting right in our hands: Make HomeRover a FREE service. Get even more agents shooting, showing and selling. Now, HomeRover…

COVID-19 and Your Home Search: Ways to Stay Connected

The coronavirus, known internationally as COVID-19, has impacted every aspect of life as we know it. In many areas of the United States, governments have put Stay-at-Home protocols in place to ensure that people stay safe, healthy, and, most importantly, at home to flatten the curve of this deadly virus.  Despite the massive changes that…

How HomeRover is Revolutionizing the Homebuying Process

Whether you’re a house hunter or a real estate agent, the home buying process is an exciting time filled with new opportunities. Most of the time, looking for a home is a smooth and positive experience overall, but sometimes, it can be a little bit more complicated. Let’s say, for instance, you go tour a…

BrightDoor announces HomeRover at Inman Connect

BrightDoor will preview today HomeRover, a soon-to-be released mobile app that’s designed to help time-starved house hunters direct live home tours hosted by real estate agents.

Introducing HomeRover

New Smartphone App Will Make Real-Time Tours Easy for Agents and House Hunters.

Why we are creating HomeRover

I have a good friend named Aaron that’s been through the home buying process a few times recently (certainly more than I have). He and I were chatting last summer and he was commiserating about how frustrating it was when his real estate agent would take him and his wife to properties that they could…

‘Shoot and share’ virtual showings when they can’t be there in person

We recently reached out to our client base to learn what they love most about HomeRover. Honestly, we expected to hear that our virtual showing app made it simple for them to show listings to buyers that couldn’t be there in person. While that was definitely part of the feedback we received, what surprised us…

Tips and Best Practices for Virtual Home Showings

More than ever, agents are relying on virtual showings for when their buyers are unable to see homes in person. Technology can now help you bring those clients into the listing virtually, and provide nearly the same experience as if they were standing in the home with you.  To make sure your clients have the…

HomeRover 2.0 is Now Live!

This week, we are excited to launch the second version of our home showing app, with lots of improvements that we think you will like. We have spent the last few months testing it with a dedicated group of agents, who gave us fantastic feedback on changes that would make HomeRover a premiere showing tool…

Hot Market? Get Your Buyers In Before It’s Gone!

Fewer Listings, Limited Showings Do you have an inventory shortage in your market? If so, you already know a sellers’ market makes life harder for buyers’ agents and buyers. Your buyers need eyes on new listings quickly so they can have an opportunity to make an offer. Time is very much of the essence. If…

Can Virtual Showings Help Keep Agents Safe?

Agent safety is a touchy subject. It’s tough to write about, it’s tough to talk about, but it’s a concern for agents every single day. We have all read horror stories of agents that were assaulted, abducted, or even murdered while just trying to do their job. But because agents are independent contractors, brokers mostly…

Are We Close to Achieving the Latte Vision?

According to NAR’s 2020 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the average home buyer looked at just 9 homes before making a purchase in 2019, down from 12 in 1987. This is likely due to better photography, 3D tours, and floor plans being included in their online home search. It’s not hard for buyers to…