November 19th, 2019 The world of real estate is notorious for being behind on technology. According to the National Association of Realtors over 3.6 billion miles were driven collectively by agents in the US alone. In combination with appraisers, inspectors, and lenders the number goes well over to 4 billion miles driven.
We can all contribute to reducing our carbon footprint by introducing new habits into our lifestyle. Recycling, LED light bulbs, and hang drying our clothes are just things we can do around the house. But what are the larger industries doing to lower their carbon foot print? Motor vehicles cause 75% of carbon monoxide pollution in the U.S. Within the real estate community billions of miles are driven throughout the country contributing to the pollution. With today’s technologies the amount of pollution caused by driving should be reduced drastically. ProxyPics introduces the technology that will help make our planet a little greener. ProxyPics is not only convenient, but necessary for the real-estate industry.
Crowd sourcing the work of taking photos of properties not only cuts down on driving time but also opens more opportunities for realtors, appraisers, and agents to focus their time on more important aspects of their job rather than driving. Our technology can make a real difference that has the potential to alter countless arenas as we know them today.