In our newest real estate tech entrepreneur interview, we’re speaking with Tom Rossiter from RESAAS
Who are you and what do you do?
My title is Tom Rossiter and I am the CEO of RESAAS, the world’s premier real estate know-how system. Prior to that, I labored at a electronic marketing and advertising agency servicing some of the world’s most well known manufacturers like Nike, Nintendo, Samsung and Nokia.
In 2007, I remaining the British isles for Vancouver, Canada and discovered myself in a model new town with pretty several connections. When I started out to construct my network, I was by natural means drawn to the friendly and social real estate industry. After paying time at various networking situations, it was very clear that real estate industry experts value their network, and building connections is essential to results. Which is when I determined to construct RESAAS. Nowadays we join 500,000 brokers in the US and all over the world.
What challenge does your product or service/company solve?
RESAAS is a software program system that offers know-how for main real estate businesses with the goal to deliver real-time conversation, transactions and info to their brokers on a international foundation.
When COVID-19 changed the landscape of the real estate industry, I understood that we needed to adjust and deliver what ever aid we could to our shoppers to help maintain them safe when nevertheless operating their small business. RESAAS embedded electronic platforms (DocuSign, BoxBrownie), digital tours (Matterport) and video (YouTube Reside, Fb Reside) inside of our system. With protection currently being the premier hurdle to triumph over, RESAAS also secured the distinctive license to distribute the subsequent technology of COVID-19 quick tests to real estate brokers all over the world.
What are you most excited about now?
Suitable now, I am targeted on the protection of our shoppers and their brokers, which is why I am so excited about our RESAAS COVID-19 quick tests. With results in 8-minutes, this will enable the real estate industry to run and enable brokers to return to encounter-to-encounter small business when maintaining these all over them safe. As a father myself, I empathize with doing work parents and their require to do the job when also maintaining their loved ones safe.
Networking and education are both pretty essential also, and I am pretty satisfied to have partnered with one particular of the prime product sales coaches in the United States, Grant Cardone, writer of the 10X Rule, to start an 8-7 days mentorship application. I am pretty happy of this initiative due to the fact I think that one particular of the keys to results in any industry is to keep on to find out new items. The real estate industry is always modifying, primarily in the electronic landscape, and I want our shoppers to be in a position to adapt primarily all through these unprecedented situations.
What is subsequent for you?
COVID-19 has me on my toes! With protection inside of the real estate industry currently being my main priority, I will keep on to do the job with our group to create new know-how to elevate our clients’ effectiveness.
We will keep on to emphasis on uniting the real estate industry all through these unprecedented situations by building relationships with brokerages and companies all over the globe. Most recently we announced a strategic partnership with Mitsui Fudosan Realty, a luxurious real estate developer in Japan.
What is a cause you’re passionate about and why?
When I 1st moved from the British isles to Canada in 2007, it grew to become very clear to me how essential neighborhood was. That is some thing I nevertheless hold near to my coronary heart, which is why I donate my time to the Salvation Army. Vancouver, Canada is a wonderful town, on the other hand, we have a significant susceptible populace. Owning immigrated to a new region, I can relate to that experience of loneliness which is why I assume it’s so essential to lend a assisting hand and give back when you can. Whether or not it’s doing work at the soup kitchen, donating to a good cause or merely declaring “good morning” to someone who looks like they are having difficulties, I always try out to address anyone with kindness due to the fact it could modify their full working day.
My enthusiasm for neighborhood is embedded in RESAAS. We donate our time to various soup kitchens all through the vacations and donate to the REALTORS® Treatment Foundation which is effective with housing and shelter-associated charities.
Thanks to Tom for sharing his tale. If you’d like to join, find him on LinkedIn right here.
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