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MoveEasy to launch ‘Concierge for Life’ Amazon Alexa skill in May

Post-transaction service company MoveEasy on Tuesday announced the upcoming launch of “Concierge for Life,” a new Amazon Alexa skill.

Constellation buys cloud-based marketing company TORCHx

Toronto-based Constellation Real Estate Group on Tuesday announced it would be acquiring TORCHx, a cloud-based marketing solutions company.

Connect Las Vegas: Attendees share why you need to be there

"If you value how your business world will look tomorrow, you better be there," Boris Geheniau said.

Home prices rose in February

U.S. home prices are up a modest 0.5 percent from January to February, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

New-home sales rose in March

New-home sales rose 4.5 percent from February to March and increased 3 percent year-over-year to a seasonally adjusted rate of 692,000.

Judge rules against condo board’s discriminatory swimming pool rule

The ACLU announced a victory in a discrimination suit against a New Jersey condominium community for seniors that enforced a policy that limited tenants’ pool usage based on their gender.

Fresh design ideas for staging a home in spring

Interior Marketing Group Founder and CEO Cheryl Eisen and Co-Staging Director Christina Slater offer some simple-to-implement tips for staging contemporary, yet warm environments.

How to find your niche market as an agent

Today’s up-and-coming homebuying generations, from the millennials to Gen Z, are all about personalized service. It’s no secret; they expect it at every turn, and that includes their real estate transactions.  

Why it’s actually the seller who pays our commission

For years, our industry has fervently debated who really pays the commission — the buyer or the seller. This debate turned up at the final session of Inman Disconnect, where one attendee argued that it's the buyers who actually pay the commission because it's embedded in the purchase price. Here's.. read more »

Would you like to work at a brokerage where you own a piece of the pie?

Counselor Realty isn't a true cooperative, but it operates a lot like one. Almost 100 of the company’s agents are shareholder-partners, and they love it. Here, Andy Barns and Nick Dreher, the company's CEO and director of growth, respectively, share more about this unusual brokerage model.

Keller Williams iBuyer program Keller Offers to debut in May

Keller Williams will launch an iBuying program next month in Texas and plans to expand that program to as many as eight metro areas by the end of the year.

Maroon 5’s Adam Levine wants to sell Beverly Hills mansion

Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine has just put his extravagant Beverly Hills estate on the market for a whopping $47.5 million.

Why did Zillow sue Compass? It’s more complicated than you think

Zillow is suing Compass because it worries about anybody who is focused on using technology to reduce the time, stress and uncertainty it takes to buy and sell properties.

Lone Wolf is buying zipLogix

Lone Wolf Technologies is acquiring transaction management company zipLogix, the companies announced on Monday.

Existing-home sales declined in March after rebound in February

Existing-home sales fell 4.9 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.21 million, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.

Zillow’s free 3D home tours launch nationwide

In a move to upend the world of real estate imagery, Zillow announced Monday it will let people across the U.S. and Canada use a free app to snap photos and create online 3D home tours.

This brokerage management software wants to streamline your business

Zipi is a back-office administration software platform for brokers to manage deals and agent financials. The latest iteration of Zipi is even more heavily focused on brokerages and provides a highly versatile and granular user experience for brokers to oversee every aspect of their finances, agent g.. read more »