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Real Estate News
How realtor.com is walking the walk of innovation
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 8:41:03
Realtor.com pioneered online property search, but let’s face it: In more recent years, it hasn’t been known as an innovator. But two years after News Corp’s acquisition of the listing portal, that image no longer applies. Drawing on muscle from News Corp.’s real estate and media subsidiaries, ... read more»

5 ways to defend your income from tech disruption
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 5:53:03
NEW YORK -- "I would say that we’re foolish to think that commissions are not going to be reduced in the future," said Ben Kinney, who owns several Keller Williams Realty brokerages. But that "doesn’t mean that our annual incomes would stay the same." ... read more»

The benefits – and dangers – of real estate reality TV
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 3:00:44
NEW YORK – Being on a real estate reality TV show can be a great way to gin up business, but it can have its downsides, too ... read more»

How the appraiser shortage is affecting homeowners
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 2:45:58
There’s a growing problem in the real estate industry -- beyond ever-climbing housing prices and inventory shortages ... read more»

How to get a home sold quickly in 2017
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 1:30:04
Is the market cooling down in your area? When the white-hot seller's market starts to balance out, sellers might be wondering how to get their house under contract -- fast ... read more»

Daily market update: January 20, 2017
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 0:00:09
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ... read more»

LeadingRE appoints its first chief economist
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:57:08
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) has appointed the company’s first chief economist, Dr. Marci Rossell ... read more»

3 ways robots can rock the world of real estate agents
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:43:08
If real estate is all about relationships, empathy and connecting with people, is there any room in the industry for robots ... read more»

It’s time to simplify tech choices for agents
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:25:28
People might have been scratching their heads this week when an unknown guy from Keller Williams stepped in to take the place of CIO Josh Team at Inman's Hacker Connect event held at Inman Connect New York ... read more»

Unleashing the internet of you
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:11:27
Over the past year, tech wizards and enthusiasts alike have been heavily pondering the future of artificial intelligence (AI) ... read more»

ShowingTime acquires Showing Suite
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:33:51
Close to one million real estate professionals across the country will soon have easy access to showing-scheduling tools from a single company: ShowingTime ... read more»

Zillow Group rolls out ‘end-to-end’ listing management
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 9:48:01
Real estate technology and media giant Zillow Group today unveiled what it says is an "end-to-end listing management solution for brokerages and MLSs." ... read more»

Keller Williams agents grew sales volume by 22% in 2016
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 9:34:49
Keller Williams CEO Chris Heller says there are two things that the company stays laser-focused on every day: its innovative technology efforts, and its bottom line. And he's pleased with the latest year-end financial results, which indicate success on both fronts ... read more»

New DocuSign CEO, Dan Springer, hits the ground running
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 7:33:30
DocuSign has appointed a new CEO, senior tech executive Daniel Springer. ... read more»

The new National Broker Portal is here – and it has a familiar face
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 7:04:20
The nation’s first national public-facing MLS website is now a reality, though real estate consumers and agents won't notice -- at first ... read more»

Real estate tech raised $2.6 billion in 2016
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 6:16:09
In 2012, talk of a real estate makeover was afoot. By 2016, the chatter had increased. And perhaps for good reason: industry tech startups had raised 12 times as much money as they did in ... read more»

How W+R Studios’ new landing pages stand out
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 2:45:12
NEW YORK -- Leads drive real estate businesses. Agents need a constant pipeline of potential buyers and sellers to thrive ... read more»

An open letter to the new CEO of NAR
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 2:15:04
Dear incoming CEO of the National Association of Realtors, I am just a lowly 30-something broker of a three-agent office, serving a small rural niche with only a decade of real estate under my belt ... read more»

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