Tech Nest: The Real Estate and Tech Show

Tech Nest: The Real Estate and Tech Show

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Tech Nest is the podcast where we discover all the latest in real estate and tech by interviewing the innovators and leaders from companies who are challenging the way we buy, sell, and invest in real estate.


S8E88 Interview with Dan Green, CEO of Homebuyer
May 21 • 48 min
When it comes to working with first-time homebuyers, why is it that lenders may avoid, or rather, not work to earn their business? It may have something to do with the time it takes to close. Many first-time buyers take longer to go from lead to actually…
S8E87 Interview with Rich Sarkis, CEO of Reonomy
May 18 • 55 min
Rich Sarkis is as sharp as they come and after you listen to this episode, I think you’ll agree. He’s the CEO of Reonomy, the breakout proptech data company that is making commercial real estate data accessible and actionable to all other businesses. This…
S8E86 Interview with Annelise Osborne, Head of Strategy at Metechi
May 14 • 54 min
When you think of the lending industry, you may not think of loan syndication. And that’s OK, but up until this interview, neither had I. Annelise Osborne is the Head of Strategy for Metechi. Metechi is, “a Syndication Marketplace providing lenders…
S8E85 Interview with Wes Walker, CEO of Propersum
May 11 • 57 min
When you’re looking to buy vacation rental property, you’ll want to have a good idea of how well that property will perform and what the costs will be for managing it. But if you’re not from the area and don’t know the details, how can you know your real…
S8E84 Interview with Jonathan Martis, CEO at Kleard
May 7 • 58 min
Open houses and showings have been a big part of the real estate sales process for a long time and have gone mostly unchanged. Only recently has new tech-enabled the consumer to tour homes without the presence of an agent. In this episode, Jonathan…
S8E83 Interview with Matt Cors, Director at CREXi
May 4 • 54 min
CREXi has become a force to be reckoned with in the commercial real estate space very quickly. In this interview, I talk with one of CREXi’s top directors, Matt Cors. He spills the beans on some of the new tech CREXi has been working on, what they’ve…
S8E82 Interview with John Fagan, CEO at Doorkee
Apr 27 • 78 min
No matter how many units a landlord owns, maintaining a low vacancy rate is always a top priority. However, in order to keep low vacancy, this requires knowing if your tenant(s) is/are going to renew or if they plan on moving out. Many lease agreements…
S8E81 Interview with Rob Chesnut, Chief Ethics Officer at Airbnb
Apr 20 • 56 min
Rob Chesnut is the Chief Ethics Officer at Airbnb. He brings a profound array of experience, ranging from his time as an attorney and to working at Ebay. At Ebay, he was the guy who help establish the rules of what you could and couldn’t sell (and we talk…
S8E80 Interview with Hannah Gorlick, Co-Founder of Doorside
Apr 13 • 50 min
It’s no surprise when you hear top-producing real estate agents and property managers frequently need help in accommodating clients with showings. A known part of this challenge includes finding someone from your brokerage you trust who’s capable of…
S8E79 Interview with Georges Benoliel, Founder of NestApple
Apr 6 • 56 min
The need for innovation from real estate brokerages is apparent. Consumer shopping behavior continues to evolve with technology and consumers expect all industries to keep up. With big changes in how a service is delivered, it’s no wonder then why price…
S7E78 Interview with Robert Salvador, CEO of DigiBuild
Mar 30 • 68 min
The time has come for Tech Nest to feature a leader in construction tech and blockchain. Robert Salvador, a veteran of the construction industry here in Chicago, is solving some huge pain points that exist in the construction world. His company,…
S7E77 Interview with David Sullivan, CEO of Till
Mar 23 • 62 min
“The home is the foundation for every family.” How can you disagree with that sentiment? David Sullivan, CEO of Till, joined me to talk about some of the many challenges that exist in the rental market today. We go beyond the obvious issue of…
S7E76 Interview with Aaron Letzeiser, Co-Founder of Obie
Mar 16 • 57 min
We’re talking about commercial real estate, insurance, fundraising and more in this episode with the Co-Founder of a startup based here in Chicago. Aaron Letzeiser is the Co-Founder of Obie. He and his brother started Obie to help commercial real estate…
S7E75 Interview with Rikki Rogers, VP of Marketing at Curbio
Mar 9 • 55 min
Imagine owning a home that could sell for a lot more if only you had the money and/or skill to renovate it. For a lot of people, this is a challenge they face. Unfortunately, how the average consumer doesn’t know which repairs to prioritize and if those…
S7E74 Interview with Drew Sterrett, Co-Founder of LEX
Feb 17 • 48 min
LEX is on a bold mission. They want to make it possible for you to buy shares of commercial real estate, similarly to the way you can buy stocks. “Don’t buy brands. Buy buildings.” That’s straight from their website and it’s how I kick off the interview…
S7E73 Interview with Janine Yorio, Co-Founder of Compound
Feb 10 • 42 min
Before we even talk about what Compound does, let me tell you about my experience. I downloaded the Compound mobile app, created an account, and reserved 10 shares of a luxury class-A condo in Miami in less than 10 minutes. Janine Yorio, Co-Founder and…
S7E72 Interview with Kenon Chen, EVP of Clear Capital
Jan 20 • 49 min
In this interview, we uncover when culture makes all the difference in building a sustainable tech company. Kenon Chen, EVP of Corporate Strategy at Clear Capital breaks down how they’ve been able to build a big, smart real estate and fintech company.…
S7E71 Interview with Zachary Aarons, Co-Founder of MetaProp
Jan 13 • 64 min
Let’s start with the facts. MetaProp is the most active, early-stage proptech VC firm in the game. Zach Aarons, Co-Founder of MetaProp came on the show to break down how MetaProp has maintained their deal flow, what they look for when making investments…
S7E70 Interview with Chris Rising, CEO of Rising Realty Partners
Jan 6 • 57 min
When you’ve been operating your commercial real estate business for 5, 10, even 20 years, you might assume there’s no need to change with the times (because you know what you’re doing and how it gets done!). But if you listen to how CRE veteran, Chris…
S6E69 Interview with Brody Saunders, CEO of IdealEstate
Dec 30, 2019 • 55 min
Imagine building a real estate network for 5,000, 10,000, or even 20,000 professionals nationwide. OK, that’s a lot of real estate agents, inspectors, appraisers, and lenders to connect with—which would likely take a lot of time, effort, and money to do.…
S6E68 Interview with Laurence Jankelow, Co-Founder of Avail
Dec 23, 2019 • 50 min
This is quite a special episode in that I get to interview my boss. Laurence Jankelow, an experienced real estate investor and former Goldman Sachs executive, is co-founder and COO at Avail. Laurence is one of the most versatile and eclectic people to be…
S6E67 Interview with Ajay Kumar, CEO of TheHouseMonk
Dec 16, 2019 • 55 min
Coliving is a rapidly expanding market that is catching the attention of service providers, global. In this interview, I talk with the founder and CEO of TheHouseMonk, Ajay Kumar, about a recent report his company compiled detailing the global coliving…
S6E66 Interview with Brenden Millstein, CEO of Carbon Lighthouse
Dec 9, 2019 • 63 min
Why is it that if you’re pro-environment, the narrative is you must also be anti-business? This is the common thread I’ve seen in articles and reports, but is that true? Brenden Millstein, CEO and Founder of Carbon Lighthouse, is on mission to not only…
S6E65 Interview with Karen Abram, Founder of dashCMA
Nov 25, 2019 • 56 min
Karen Abram, Founder of dashCMA, is on a mission to take the tedious process of putting together a CMA (comparative market analysis) and making it far more interactive and automated. Karen’s got a great story and is leading her bootstrapped startup into a…
S6E64 Tech Nest Proptech Guests Raise $200M Cumulatively and Industry Updates
Nov 18, 2019 • 43 min
If you’re following the companies I’m talking with, then you’re seeing a trail success being blazed right before your eyes. In this podcast episode, I recap companies I’ve featured previously including Reonomy, Remarkably, and of course Avail. Of the…
S6E63 Interview with Dror Poleg, Author of Rethinking Real Estate
Nov 11, 2019 • 52 min
Getting straight to the point: it’s time we re-think real estate. That’s part of the message author, founder, consultant, and investor, Dror Poleg, wants to share with the world. He’s gone through the painstaking process of documenting the details of…
S6E62 Interview with Sean Hsieh, CEO of Concreit
Nov 4, 2019 • 58 min
Imagine having a savings account that generates a return 50 times greater than what your average savings accounts does? Good news, it’s not too far off as a reality thanks to what a company called Concreit is trying to do. CEO Sean Hsieh took some time to…
S6E61 Interview with Thomas Kutzman, Co-CEO of Prevu
Oct 28, 2019 • 51 min
If you’re wanting to buy a home in NYC, then buckle up, because that’s a competitive market with lots of rules. As a consumer you’ll probably start shopping online but you’re not likely to know all the added fees and costs when buying in NYC. On a million…
S6E60 Interview with Franco Faraudo, Co-Founder of Propmodo
Oct 14, 2019 • 46 min
Of all the episodes we’ve published, this one may be the most focused on marketing and communications. I’m joined by Franco Faraudo, the co-founder of Propmodo, to discuss a wide variety of topics including content marketing, working with the media, pr…
S6E59 Interview with Ryan Frazier, Co-Founder of Arrived Homes
Oct 7, 2019 • 47 min
There’s this constant pressure as a renter to buy, because of equity advantages and potential upside for when you sell. But with that comes committing to living in one house, with a 30yr mortgage, and the expense of fixing the water heater. Ryan Frazier,…
S5E58 Interview with Drew Fabrikant, CEO of Scout
Sep 16, 2019 • 46 min
Generating leads is one way to help agents build a business…but it’s not a game of quantity. If there are only approximately 5.4 million residential deals each year, then what are we to do with the 100+ million leads generated annually? Drew Fabrikant,…
S5E57 Interview with Nate Joens, CEO of Structurely
Aug 26, 2019 • 56 min
Will AI replace the real estate agent? Well … not exactly. The better question to ask (at least for the next few years) is how will AI help real estate agents and ISAs better serve their clients? In this interview, Nate Joens, the CEO and co-founder of a…
S5E56 Interview with Alex Doubet, CEO of Door.com
Aug 12, 2019 • 56 min
Buckle up for this one, because Alex Doubet is going to drop some wisdom bombs on us all. He’s the founder and CEO of Door.com, a flat-fee brokerage based in Dallas, TX that is on a mission to help home-owners keep more when they sell. In this interview,…
S5E55 Interview with Natalia Karayaneva, CEO of Propy
Jul 29, 2019 • 50 min
Do not pass up on this episode! If you have zero interest or knowledge in blockchain, (which the more I dig into it, the more I realize I’m not alone in my ignorance) that won’t matter. Natalia is one of the brightest in the biz and you’ll hear us discuss…
S5E54 Follow-Up Interview with Noel Christopher, SVP of Renters Warehouse
Jul 22, 2019 • 50 min
This is kind of a special episode in a few ways. Noel is SVP of Renters Warehouse and he’s also a previous guest on the Tech Nest Podcast. I wanted to have him back because Renters Warehouse has been very busy in making some significant acquisitions and…
S5E53 Interview with Jindou Lee, Founder of HappyCo
Jul 15, 2019 • 50 min
The first thing that stood out to me was name, HappyCo. How could you not want to know what they’re doing with such name? Jindou Lee, CEO of HappyCo, shares in this interview details about their work in creating a better way to manage and QA units under…
S5E52 Interview with Blake Miller, Founder & CEO at Homebase.ai
Jul 8, 2019 • 61 min
That’s the tagline you’ll read if you visit Homebase.ai. Blake Miller is the founder and CEO of Homebase.ai and he’s paving the way to create smarter apartment living and management. Homebase has created a way for property managers to better engage and…
S5E51 Interview with Packy McCormick, VP of Experience with Breather
Jul 1, 2019 • 46 min
Very few companies I can say I get their branding. I mean totally getting their color choice, font, icons, name, and the aesthetics they associate with their product. But that’s Breather. A non-conventional marketplace and operator of commercial office…
S4E50 Interview with James Barrett, Co-Founder at Tenant Turner
Jun 24, 2019 • 49 min
Have you ever heard someone say, “You can’t be in two places at once,”? Well, they’re right…kind of. See, for property managers, this is often a challenge. How do you show two units, that may be across town from each other AND enjoy your Saturday BBQ?…
S4E49 Interview with James Strong, CTO & Co-Founder of Rabbu
Jun 17, 2019 • 46 min
James Strong is the co-founder and CTO of a company called Rabbu and he’s on a mission to make home automation, smarter. Keyless entry, climate control, and Wi-Fi monitoring are only a few of the smart solutions they provide. While these service may seem…
S4E48 Interview with Jeanna Carr, CEO & Co-Founder of Rent Assured
Jun 10, 2019 • 60 min
I admit it. No one wants to talk about or even think about scrubbing boogers off of walls. But I can’t not include this detail, because it’s how Jeanna Carr’s story as to how she became a tech founder, begins. She’d been working in the hospitality…
S4E47 Future of Tech Nest and Real Team Panda
Jun 2, 2019 • 25 min
The short story is there are a few changes coming to the Tech Nest podcast, my personal life, and my career. I don’t want to give it all away without you getting to hear it in this short episode, but I’ve decided to join a client full time as director of…
S4E46 Interview with Craig Cecilio, CEO & Founder of DiversyFund
May 27, 2019 • 40 min
Bringing the ability to invest in real estate to nearly anyone is a noble cause and that’s exactly what DiversyFund is trying to do. Anyone, accredited investor or not, and with as little as $2,500, can invest in their funds to begin investing in real…
S4E45 Interview with Michael Driedger, CEO of Operto
May 20, 2019 • 52 min
When you think about it, there’s a lot of unnecessary waste in the hotel world. Air conditioners or heating units running all day with no one in the rooms. Wasted time standing in line just to check in, even though your room has already been assigned and…
S4E44 Interview with Erina Malarkey & Anna-Lea Dieringer, Co-Founders of Remarkably
May 13, 2019 • 57 min
This is a special episode in that we get to feature both co-founders from a startup out of Seattle. Anna-Lea Dieringer and Erina Malarkey have known each other for many years. Only recently did they decide to align their skills from consulting, asset…
S4E43 Interview with Stefan Schimenes, Founder & CEO of InvestReal
May 6, 2019 • 48 min
It’s no doubt you’ve seen ads, and have likely seen news articles buzzing with hype about Opportunity Zones in the US. And while details are continuing to come out regarding some of the rules and stipulations, one company found themselves way ahead of the…
S4E42 Interview with Janine Yorio, CEO of Compound Asset Management
Apr 29, 2019 • 39 min
What if I told you that you could start investing (soon) in Manhattan real estate—exclusively—if you wanted? You’d probably tell me that it’s likely too expensive or you have no way of finding a deal that could make sense. But part of the vision Janine…
S4E41 Interview with Vered Schwarz, COO at Guesty
Apr 22, 2019 • 42 min
Imagine you’re an Airbnb Superhost for one property. You’ll probably be pretty busy communicating with guests. Now imagine you’re a Superhost managing 10, 50, 100, or even thousands of properties? Ok, so that requires a whole staff and not just one…
S4E40 Interview with David Anderson, President at LionDesk
Apr 15, 2019 • 45 min
Let’s first start with this: LionDesk is not just another CRM. They’ve been around for a few years, but if there’s one thing you’ll learn from their founder, David Anderson, its that he is working to make the heavy work of keeping up with clients much…
S4E39 Interview with Maraz Rahman, VP of Growth & Business Development at Naborly
Apr 8, 2019 • 35 min
The entire rental market is ripe for disruption from many different angles. Possibly one of the most important aspects to managing a rental property, other than collecting the rent, is the screening process. In this interview, we talk with Maraz Rahman,…
S3E38 Interview with Barret Newberry, CEO & Founder of Leasera
Apr 1, 2019 • 51 min
What if there was a way to ensure building owners could always get qualified tenants, who are likely to be loyal long-term tenants because they had the right incentives in place? What if we took the idea of loyalty rewards programs and started applying…
S3E37 Interview with Lisa Fettner, VP of Marketing for ReferralExchange
Mar 25, 2019 • 62 min
For about the last 5 1/2 years, Lisa Fettner has proven to be an industry leader as she’s taken charge in the marketing and growth at ReferralExchange. ReferralExchange provides a platform that allows real estate agents to more seamlessly transfer and…
S3E36 Interview with Omri Dor, CEO & Co-Founder of Obligo
Mar 18, 2019 • 43 min
The security deposit is one of the biggest hassles in all of real estate. The tenant is required to sometimes tie up thousands of dollars to move into a new apartment or house, the landlord has to secure that money in a separate trust account, and then at…
S3E35 Interview with Ryan Coon, Co-Founder at Avail
Feb 25, 2019 • 47 min
Ryan Coon and his company Avail are serving hundreds of thousands of DIY landlords and tenants across the country, making the experience of renting better. Avail is an online tool that enables DIY landlords to effectively find and screen tenants, market…
S3E34 Interview with Tore Steen, CEO & Co-Founder of CrowdStreet
Feb 18, 2019 • 56 min
Sometimes is all starts with a mission. “At CrowdStreet we believe that markets are stronger when they are accessible, transparent, and efficient.” That’s straight from the CrowdStreet website. In this interview, you’ll hear how Tore Steen, Co-Founder and…
S3E33 Interview with Nima Wedlake, Principal at Thomvest Ventures
Feb 11, 2019 • 51 min
Have you ever wondered what the secret is to scoring a big chunk of cash for your startup idea? Well, that secret isn’t exactly revealed in this interview, but you will learn more about obtaining backing from VCs. Nima Wedlake, Principal at Thomvest…
S3E32 Interview with William Devar, CEO & Co-Founder at Tridster
Feb 4, 2019 • 53 min
Most real estate transactions include real estate title and settlement services. And if you ask these different companies, they will tell you they’re not all the same and charge different prices, though it’s tough to compare. So exactly how is the…
S3E31 Interview with Alissa Harper, VP of Growth with Buyside
Jan 28, 2019 • 42 min
Anytime you get a chance to learn from true movers and shakers, do it. It’ll save you time, energy, and money. Alissa Harper is a true mover and shaker in real estate and the real estate tech space. She’s the VP of Growth a Buyside, a company that is…
S3E30 Interview with Andrew Flachner, Co-Founder & President of RealScout
Jan 28, 2019 • 48 min
You can play the game of non-stop lead generation in order to build your business, but at some point you need to convert those leads. And if you convert more leads, then you won’t likely have to do so much lead generation. This is just a snapshot as to…
S3E29 Interview with Pat Kinsel, Founder & CEO of Notarize
Jan 21, 2019 • 59 min
So much to say about the work Pat Kinsel and the team at Notarize are doing to revolutionize the role notaries can have in the real estate transaction. They’ve helped pass legislation, have partnered with real estate investors, and are already having an…
S3E28 Interview with Sam Viskovich, VP of Marketing at Reonomy
Jan 14, 2019 • 36 min
Sam Viskovich is blazing a path in the commercial real estate tech space and the effect has been explosive growth for the data company Reonomy. Reonomy leverages the power of data and technology to transform commercial real estate. As Sam notes,…
S3E27 Interview with Juan Gabriel Molina, Founder of Real Closers
Jan 7, 2019 • 57 min
Juan Molina is a lead-generation machine. In this interview we discuss the lead generation challenges, and the need (or lack there of a need) for agents to have their own individual search portals. Juan is a serial entrepreneur and investor who’s…
S3E26: Tech Nest Season 3 Kickoff Show
Jan 1, 2019 • 17 min
Tech Nest season three coming at you! Here’s what we discuss in this episode: * The future and direction of Tech Nest—new website, videos, and written content * TET ‘19 — http://bit.ly/TET19EVENT * We’ve become a founding member of Industry Syndicate, but…
S2E15 Alex Pelin, CEO of Xspaced, Discusses The Future of Rental Properties and Blockchain Technology
Sep 30, 2018 • 31 min
What does the future management of rental properties look like? What services are renters demanding? What softwares will we need to better manage? And how will newer technologies like blockchain effect the industry? Startup advisor and CEO of Xspaced,…
S2E16 Interview with Zach Sloan, Co-Founder of Rentgrata
Sep 30, 2018 • 54 min
Imagine you got paid for telling your friend about an open apartment for rent in your building. Now imagine you got paid because you answered questions to a prospective renter (that you don’t know) through an app on your phone, and that prospect went on…
S2E13 Interview with Heath Silverman, CEO for Stessa
Sep 30, 2018 • 43 min
When you first get a glimpse of Stessa, it’s easy to assume they’re an enterprise software with a high-cost (it looks that good!). But that’s not the case. In this episode, Stessa’s CEO lays out the reason why a web-platform like Stessa is so important…
S2E20 The Agent Marketer, Jason Frazier Discuss Lead Generation for Real Estate Agents
Sep 30, 2018 • 33 min
They don’t call him The Agent Marketer for no reason. Jason Frazier is an absolute expert when it comes to lead generation, branding, marketing, and sales in the mortgage and real estate industries. In this episode, we talk about lead generation…
S2E14 Interview with Yale Fox, Founder at Rentlogic
Sep 30, 2018 • 50 min
In school, you got a letter grade as a way to measure how well you were doing in a subject. Why can’t such a system exist for landlords so that prospective tenants know exactly how well a landlord is doing? That might be an oversimplification, but in this…
S2E19 Interview with Alan Donefeld, Founder at CityVest
Sep 30, 2018 • 54 min
In times when deals are growing increasingly difficult to find or put together, you might need to reconsider your strategy. Alan Donefeld shares with us how his company CityVest is opening up access to major institutional funds—that accredited investors…
S2E12 Interview with Noel Christopher, SVP for Renters Warehouse
Sep 30, 2018 • 54 min
Renters Warehouse is a well-oiled, rental property machine. Noel Christopher, an SVP with the company, goes into incredible detail about how they operate, some of their merger and acquisitions strategy, and how much property their managing. Hint—it’s over…
S2E23 “The Art of Commercial Leasing”, East Nashville’s Top Commercial Broker, Tyler Cauble, Discusses Commercial Leasing
Sep 30, 2018 • 50 min
East Nashville’s top commercial broker, Tyler Cauble is more than just an agent who opens the garage door for that next gas station remodel to hip new cafe. He operates a boutique AirBNB property management companies, boasts the largest commercial real…
S2E24 Interview with Roberto Moreno, Founder of Gabbi.ai
Sep 30, 2018 • 52 min
One day artificial intelligence will play a major role in all of our real estate transactions. And that day is not far away. Roberto Moreno, of Gabbi.ai, shares with us his passion and vision of how AI can prove to be a huge advantage for today’s realtor.…
S2E21 Heather Bauman, General Manager at MortgageLead.com Discusses Marketing Automation and Lead Gen for LOs
Sep 30, 2018 • 26 min
When it comes to lead generation in the mortgage industry, you can’t just stop after you collect a name and phone number. There’s much more to this that makes the whole effort of getting that name to begin with. Heather Bauman, from MortgageLead.com talks…
S2E22 “Let’s Talk Title”—Everything Title Insurance and More with Ticor Title VP, Ryan Orr
Sep 30, 2018 • 60 min
“Aren’t all title companies the same?” That’s a question I’ve definitely heard when working as an agent. I asked this and many others to get to the bottom of “What is title!?”. Ryan Orr, a VP with Ticor Title goes hard in the paint in discuss what makes…
S2E17 Interview with Daniel Schroeder and Matthew Young, Co-Founders of Listing Village
Sep 30, 2018 • 74 min
When asked about what may fade away in the future, co-founders Daniel Schroeder and Matthew Young didn’t even hesitate. They said Zillow. You read that correctly. These two are working on a product called Listing Village that they believe will transfer…
S2E25 Interview with Dan Summers, CEO at eVest Technology
Sep 30, 2018 • 50 min
If you’ve ever wondered about raising funds from investors to build or buy that 100 unit apartment building, then this interview is for you. And you’ve never thought about that, then maybe it’s time. Dan and his team at eVest Technology are working to…
S2E18 Interview with James Green, Founder of Offer To Close
Sep 30, 2018 • 75 min
James Green is one of those founders who you can tell immediately really cares for his customer. He runs a company called Offer To Close, a real estate transaction coordinator as-a-service, if you will. His company supplies California agents with licensed…
S2:E11 Which Real Estate Leaders Will We Talk With This Season? Season Two Preview:
Sep 15, 2018 • 10 min
Following a successful event with HousingWire.com in Dallas, TX, I took some time to share what we have planned for the second season of Tech Nest podcast interviews. Here’s what we have lined up: **Renters Warehouse EVP Noel Christopher. **Stessa CEO…
S1:E10 1031 Exchanges for Real Estate: Everything You Need To Know, An Interview With Tom Gustafson from 1031 Atlas
Aug 20, 2018 • 33 min
Nate Smoyer, host of Tech Nest and CEO of Real Team Panda, interviews Tom Gustafson from Atlas 1031 Exchange. Nate and Tom discuss what is a 1031 exchange, how it can save investors thousands of dollars in tax deferments, leveraging 1031 exchanges with…
S1:E9 How Opendoor is Doing Content Marketing and Advertising
Aug 20, 2018 • 21 min
Find out what iBuyer behemoth Opendoor is doing in content marketing and advertising. Jeffrey Kranz and I discuss the what they’re getting write, could be doing, and a specific tactic to overtake some of Trulia’s best organic traffic. I mention in the…
S1:E7 Interview with Christopher Garrett, COO for Zeehaus
Aug 1, 2018 • 36 min
What if you could buy a 20% stake in a dream property in California? What if you could use cryptocurrencies in your real estate transactions? What if title companies could be replaced through the advancement of blockchain technology? These are the “what…
S1:E8 Interview with Zach Evanish, Director of Sales for Roofstock
Aug 1, 2018 • 40 min
Roofstock is working to make it possible for anyone to own and invest in real estate anywhere. If you live in Maine, but want to buy investment property in Nashville, and feel secure about what you’re buying without the hassles of managing it, then that’s…
S1:E5 Interview with Tyler Forte, CEO and Founder of Felix Homes
Aug 1, 2018 • 42 min
What do you get when you cross a traditional brokerage, with an iBuyer model, and have a former-VC as your founder? Well, some would say that’s the recipe for Felix Homes. They are a hybrid of a brokerage that recently launched in Nashville, TN. Tyler,…
S1:E4 Interview with Chuck Hattemer, Co-founder and CMO for Onerent
Aug 1, 2018 • 41 min
Onerent is challenging the status quo that’s been all-too-long accepted for property management. By investing in tech, developing streamlined systems, and caring about the tenant’s experience his team has expanded to 72 cities managing over $1 billion in…
S1:E6 Interview with Mark Davis, CEO for realquantum
Aug 1, 2018 • 38 min
You might not think about commercial real estate and tech innovation when I mention Kansas City…but after this episode that could change. Mark Davis and company brings a mix of passion, purpose, and full-on badass tech to the commercial appraisal…
S1:E3 Interview with Paul Burke, Co-founder at RentHoop
Aug 1, 2018 • 33 min
Paul Burke explains the challenges many face when searching for the right roommate. His team has built an app that has been dubbed the “Tinder” for finding roommates.
Back Story of Tech Nest
Jun 26, 2018 • 11 min
It’s a long story and I tend to be long winded, but I try to boil everything down. The road to creating the Tech Nest podcast was probably not the most direct, but it was it is. In this bonus episode, I share what I created the Tech Nest podcast and what…
Tech Nest: Teaser Intro
Jun 25, 2018 • 0 min
This is the intro teaser for the Tech Nest podcast.