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StreetEasy is raising its listing fee from $3 to $4.50, the New York City-based subsidiary of Zillow announced Tuesday. 
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: December 11, 2018, 10:22 pm
The trade group, which has more than 1.3 million members, says staffing changes to its advocacy, marketing communications, member experience and technology groups will also bolster its lobbying efforts and better communication to its members.
Author: Andrea V. Brambila
Posted: December 11, 2018, 7:56 pm
Joshua Hunt, the founder of the flat-fee Denver-based brokerage Trelora, has announced he is resigning from his role as CEO of the company.
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: December 11, 2018, 6:42 pm
The homeless population in America last year stood at 661,000 men and women, according to an analysis by Zillow released Tuesday.
Author: Veronika Bondarenko
Posted: December 11, 2018, 4:28 pm
In the face of historically low foreclosure rates, the effects of climate change on homeownership has begun to take shape in cities now recovering from natural disasters.
Author: Veronika Bondarenko
Posted: December 11, 2018, 3:57 pm
"Without disclosure, recording is a deceptive trade practice, and it puts agents in such a difficult position," she said.
Author: Inman
Posted: December 11, 2018, 3:40 pm
Upstream and the National Association of Realtors (NAR) are ending their relationship. NAR, which spent millions in supporting the development of the data management platform for the real estate industry, had previously served as Upstream’s technology development vendor through its wholly owned subsidiary Realtors Property Resource (RPR).
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: December 11, 2018, 2:53 pm
The real estate technology giant's direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling program will be launching in its eighth market in 2019.
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: December 11, 2018, 1:00 pm
With discount brokerages and iBuyers on the rise, Realtors are confronted with new challenges, including fierce competition with cheaper options. Here are three techniques to incorporate into your strategy when sellers bring up the topic of discount brokers.
Author: Stefani Shock
Posted: December 11, 2018, 10:32 am
Once you’ve got all the basic details and planning taken care of, take time to start prepping for your winter open house a day or so in advance by doing these 10 things.
Author: Nicole Solari
Posted: December 11, 2018, 10:13 am
In this monthly advice column, Marketing Mastermind Christy Murdock Edgar answers three burning questions from the real estate industry at large. This month’s topic: creating an unforgettable client experience.
Author: Christy Murdock Edgar
Posted: December 11, 2018, 9:32 am
According to the latest study by data scientists at VantageScore Solutions, a scoring model still struggling to gain acceptance by the federal agency that regulates the two secondary mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, millennials have similar income and asset levels as most homebuyers.
Author: Lew Sichelman
Posted: December 11, 2018, 8:16 am
DIY is great when it comes to kitchen hacks and knitting, but when it comes to business you want expertise- not experimentation. Social media and the internet have been around for a while, but brokerages are only recently beginning to realize how essential a robust Facebook or Instagram strategy can be for their business.
Author: Keith Watts
Posted: December 11, 2018, 12:52 am
The sister and brother-in-law of the real estate sales rep killed outside a model home have started a fundraising campaign for his young daughters.
Author: Veronika Bondarenko
Posted: December 10, 2018, 9:51 pm
The message invites people to contribute to a GoFundMe page, however, according to NAR, the campaign is bogus.
Author: Jim Dalrymple II
Posted: December 10, 2018, 9:25 pm
The month's hottest housing market is not in San Francisco or Seattle — but rather in Midland, Texas, according to's latest market index report.
Author: Veronika Bondarenko
Posted: December 10, 2018, 5:37 pm
"The key to having a long career in real estate is to be able to predict who it’s best for, target those people and sell"
Author: Inman
Posted: December 10, 2018, 3:38 pm
What does picture-perfect real estate marketing look like, and how do we get there?
Author: Inman
Posted: December 10, 2018, 3:30 pm

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