From humble beginnings

Our mission is to increase transparency within the real estate industry, one conversation at a time.

Our History

In 2015, co-Founders, Justin Shum and Rami Lulu pitched and demoed at industry pitch competition, Realogy FWD, a protype of a web-to-mobile instant messaging app in front of 200 industry executives and took home first place. The victory validated for the co-Founders the need for grater customer service and improved user experience via preffered method of communication, such as, instant messaing. Thus, AskAvenue was born to fill this gap and thrust the industry forward into a world of demanding consumer exceptions of on-demand and real-time services.

Justin Shum, CEO

A serial entrepreneur, Justin previously founded and was CEO of ReadyChat, a managed live chat service provider for real estate industries. In 2015, ReadyChat was acquired by Austin-based, OutboundEngine. Now Justin has combined his domain expertise in instant messaging technologies and intimate understanding of the real estate market to form AskAvenue.

Rami Lulu, CTO

A builder of technology and teams that deliver innovative mobile experiences since before mobile was cool, Rami previously founded Stoneface Media, a web and mobile app development company.