• 4 Things to Think About Before Going Paperless

    August 15, 2017

    Paperless brokerages are now a reality. Going digital increases the organizational efficiency and the environmental sustainability of your brokerage. Despite the benefits of moving away from paper, you should ask yourself a few questions before investing in a new technology. Here are the top 4 things you should look into before going digital! 

              1. Is the technology customizable to my brokerage's specific needs?

              2. Does it increase the accessibility of information for my agents and staff?

  • 5 Tips to Finding Images for Your Website

    August 10, 2017

    Images communicate, draw attention and create interest. Images can keep people on your website if chosen correctly or lead people to leave your website. 

    When choosing images for your website, it is important to choose images that are high quality, relevant, aligned with your brand, aesthetically pleasing and attention grabbing. 

    So where can you get great images? Here are 5 ways we get images for lwolf.com

  • Top 5 Reasons Why Getting Real Estate Accounting Software Could Be Your Play of the Week

    August 8, 2017

    Although real estate and sports teams differ in many ways, your real estate team shares many of the same needs as your favourite professional sports team. Here are 5 benefits to getting a real estate accounting software for your team: 

  • 3 Do’s and Don’ts in Choosing a Technology Partner for Your Brokerage

    August 3, 2017

    It's not easy choosing the right technology partner for your brokerage. Your brokerage’s website, communication, accounting and ability to generate leads all depend on your technology. 

    So how do you choose a technology partner? Here are 3 do’s and don’ts in choosing who to partner with in choosing your technology provider: 

  • Why Real Estate Brokerages Should Consolidate Their Technologies

    August 1, 2017

    Remember the days before smart phones? We had calculators, calendars, cameras, flashlights, mp3 players, GPS navigators, watches, pagers—do I need to go on?

    Smart phones consolidated these and many other technologies into one device. Through this consolidation, smart phones brought us convenience, saved us money from having to buy multiple devices and most importantly, synchronized our technologies into one system.

  • Potential of VR Heat Maps in Real Estate

    July 27, 2017

    VR videos now offer insight into listings that you've never had before. YouTube is introducing 'heat maps' for virtual reality videos that hit over 1,000 views (check out some more info here). For the first time, 360° VR video creators can see exactly what viewers are looking at. 

  • 5 Benefits of Using Digital Displays at Your Brokerage

    July 25, 2017

    Still taping paper listings to your brokerage’s front window? We all know printers are a hassle and paper is wasteful, but here are 5 other advantages of leveraging digital display signs at your real estate brokerage:

    1.  Convenience

    Get live MLS updates without dealing with printers and tape. Have multiple branches? Display the same information across different offices. Digital signs allow you to save time by updating your listings' information with live automatic data. 

  • Canadian Civic Holiday: Reduced support available on Monday, August 7th

    July 24, 2017

    Our offices in Ontario and British Columbia will be closed on Monday, August 7th for the Civic Holiday. A reduced support crew will be available to handle your requests.

    If you require brokerWOLF or WOLFconnect support, please email your question and contact information, including any relevant data, using the Support Request Form in your HELP drop-down menu.

  • Real Estate Business Incubators: What they are and why you should care about them

    July 20, 2017

    You may have heard the terms 'business incubator', 'business accelerator', 'venture capitalist' or 'real estate business incubator' before. But what do they mean?

  • The Benefits of Charity: Why Independent Brokerages Should Partner with Nonprofits

    July 18, 2017

    Charity Benefits the Giver as Much as the Recipient

    And that's OK. When we give we experience joy, empowerment, purpose and can appreciate our own good fortune.

    From a business perspective, donating time and/or money can give you brand exposure, help you connect to your community and give you tax deductions.