Back in the old days, back when Bill Gates was learning code, they talked about the Internet-Empowered Consumer.
Hoarder house on the market for $1.8M!
Way way back in the day, back in the late 1990s, back before most of you were born 😉 the experts predicted that the Internet would remove (“disintermediate”) the real estate agent from the real estate transaction. As in soon. Very soon. Not by 2025, but sooner. Like overnight.
Does it bum you that while “consumers and real estate professionals have eagerly adopted technology…a technology blind spot is developing”? Or are you cool with that?
For years I’ve been saying that since real estate predictions don’t come with a money-back guarantee, they should at least come with a warning label. I’ve finally found one that does.
At 4:31 PM on December 22, Trulia emailed me “Important Information About Trulia Blogs”: they were pulling the plug–as of December 19, three days before they sent the email.
It seems so–I don’t know–sudden.
One of the big reasons I completely redid my website, which exceeds the Encyclopedia Britannica in size and complexity but not by much, is so that JohnFyten.com would be mobile friendly. Not only was the old JohnFyten.com, which dated to 2004, not mobile friendly, but the software it ran on was coded by a young Bill Gates.