Real Estate News
6 reasons your investor clients don’t need a home warranty
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 1:37:56
Rental property owners often believe that having a home warranty for their rental properties is a smart idea, but that seemingly commonsensical notion is a waste of time and money. Real estate agents should never encourage their investor clients to purchase a home warranty — and here's why. read more»

The Real Word: What does concierge marketing mean for agents?
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 0:57:38
Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week: NRT's marketing concierge for Coldwell Banker. read more»

Why new-construction homebuyers have fewer model and floor plan options
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 0:28:09
Having fewer homebuilders, in a post-Great Recession world, has led to price volatility, smaller production numbers and fewer unsold units according to new research from Johns Hopkins. read more»

Block wants to take the guesswork out of home renovations
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:53:08
While a typical bathroom renovation in the New York City area costs on average $20,000, Block Renovation’s offerings start at around $15,000, or 25 percent less. read more»

DJ Khaled’s Miami pad hits market for $7.99M after major renovation
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:26:46
Not long after dropping $25.9 on a Miami house, record producer and famous media personality DJ Khaled is looking to sell his old pad for $7.99 million. read more»

BHHS Fox & Roach launches new agent tech platform
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:49:16
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach is launching a new marketing technology platform for its 5,100 agents in the Tri-State area. read more»

Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova list Miami mansion
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:45:00
Star couple Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova have listed the glitzy Miami, Florida, mansion they built themselves for $4.85 million. read more»

Here’s how Americans are envisioning their retirement years
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:03:15
According to a survey of 2,000 respondents by Provision Living Senior Living Communities, 52 percent of Americans say they think about retirement four or more times per week. read more»

Lower, a new AI mortgage startup, promises smarter lending
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:12:32
Lower's platform will incorporate an internal, proprietary artificial intelligence technology dubbed LOAi, which will help in-house experts make mortgage recommendations. The platform will use AI to analyze thousands of data points and loan history. read more»

Realogy’s big bet for 2019
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 9:20:53
Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider spoke with Inman in a wide-ranging conversation in which he reflected on his first year at the real estate holding company and why he's heavily investing in agents. read more»

NoiseAware keeps tabs on noisy short-term renters
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 8:54:47
NoiseAware helps owners and managers of short-term rentals manage and address noise before complaints are filed. read more»

Connect the Sessions: Get 2019 tips, trends and insights at Hacker Connect
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 7:24:09
Get an edge on the competition by staying at the cutting edge of real estate technology and everything you need to know, whether you’re building it yourself or buying it from a vendor. read more»

Connect the Sessions: Find your indie advantage at the Indie Broker Summit
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 7:22:27
In the age of disruption, where everything from teams to discount brokerages are poised to poach your business, are indie brokerages more relevant than ever? read more»

Redfin hires a renovations chief as it builds up its iBuyer program
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 7:13:12
Redfin beefed up its iBuyer program Wednesday, announcing that it has hired its first-ever "national head of renovations" for RedfinNow. read more»

Compass hiring 100 more engineers for Seattle tech hub
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 7:05:15
Compass is launching a west coast technology campus and looking to nearly double its technical staff to populate the new hub. read more»

Los Angeles is cracking down on Airbnb
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 6:55:08
Los Angeles has adopted sweeping regulations that will restrict how long people can rent out homes using Airbnb, as well as which properties they will be allowed to list with the home-sharing service. read more»

20 tips for staying positive during a market shift
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 2:38:55
There is no such thing as a “bad” real estate market. There are always opportunities — we just need to find them in this market shift. Here are 20 ways for getting through a market shift on a positive note. read more»

7 tools your digital marketing plan must have in 2019
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 1:18:37
If you are a real estate agent or Realtor who has not tapped the potential of digital marketing, you're missing out on a world of opportunities. Here are seven digital marketing tips that'll have you reeling in the leads in no time. read more»