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    • Homebot wins $25,000 at Realogy tech summit November 14, 2018
      Homebot, a digital tool that allows agents and lenders to help manage housing wealth, was chosen among 10 real estate tech startups to receive $25,000 at Realogy's FWD Innovation Summit.
    • Take a look at Amazon HQ2’s new neighborhood, National Landing November 14, 2018
      Currently, National Landing, which is nestled between Crystal City, Potomac Yard, and Pentagon City, has more than 17 million square feet of existing office space, 24,000 affordable housing units within two miles of the future HQ2 building, and more than 150 acres of developable land.
    • Houston, Compass has landed November 14, 2018
      Although Compass has yet to choose a location for its flagship Houston office — it is deciding between The Galleria, River Oaks, and Upper Kirby — homebuyers are now able to browse more than 43,000 Houston listings on Compass' site.
    • Agent fired after mocking Andrew Gillum supporters in viral video November 14, 2018
      A South Florida agent was abruptly canned from her position at United Realty on Tuesday after video footage of the woman shouting down elderly black supporters of gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum went viral over the weekend.
    • Don’t let shiny objects distract you from your value prop November 14, 2018
      Can you define your value proposition quickly and effectively, in language your non-real-estate-trained client can understand? If not, you should work on that.
    • Bathroom trends: tubs are out, new faucets are in November 14, 2018
      Removing bathtubs and adding new faucets were popular changes this year, as Baby Boomers led the way in renovating their restrooms
    • Purplebricks unveils new logo — what do you think? November 14, 2018
      The U.K.-based flat-fee brokerage Purplebricks has unveiled its brand new logo -- the company name inside an open purple square.
    • The serious housing issues baby boomers are facing November 14, 2018
      The largest share of baby boomers is a decade away from moving past age 65 and into their very senior years. Nevertheless, time is running out to prepare for their housing, financial, social and medical needs, according to a new report from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.
    • Introducing The 2018 Inman Luxury Referral Network November 14, 2018
      Introducing an interactive directory of the best and brightest agents in luxury real estate, specifically designed to connect you to other top-producing agents and generate more referrals for your business.
    • Realogy executive’s missing son found safe November 14, 2018
      Nicolai Kolding, currently the broker of record at National Real Estate Referral Group and a long-time Realogy executive, has enlisted the public’s help in finding his son after 15-year-old Thomas Kolding left home and failed to return on Oct. 30.
    • Top SF brokerages partner to share buyer information November 14, 2018
      Eight of the Bay Area’s top real estate brokerages are partnering to share anonymous buyer data with the help of real estate tech startup RealScout.
    • Home insurance startup Hippo raises $70M November 14, 2018
      Hippo, a startup offering online home insurance quotes, has raised $70 million in a funding round led by Felicis Ventures and Lennar Corporation.
    • The California Association of Realtors is raising money for members impacted by wildfires November 14, 2018
      C.A.R. is collecting donations that it plans to distribute to members who have lost their homes or other property in the state's ongoing wildfires.
    • Redfin introduces all-digital home closings November 14, 2018
      Jason Bateman, head of Redfin Mortgage, told Inman the company anticipates that 10 percent of its November closings will ultimately be all-digital, with that number growing as more customers learn of the option.
    • Vacasa now offers short-term apartment rentals in cities November 14, 2018
      In an announcement today, the company unveiled a new service called Vacasa Multifamily that will provide short-term rental management in cities. Property managers and developers using the service will be able to turn their urban units over to the company, which will then handle things like booking rentals, cleaning and marketing.
    • 6 reasons buyers should never move in before closing November 14, 2018
      With many buyers, the following question invariably comes up: "Would it be possible for us to put just a few things in the house right before closing?" Here are six reasons why your answer should always be, "No!"
    • What’s the No. 1 thing today’s borrowers want? Faster response times November 14, 2018
      The latest J.D. Power study of borrower satisfaction revealed that loan officer response times are what make or break the experience, and this has pushed many consumers to go digital.
    • Climate change likely to flood these homes in about 30 years November 13, 2018
      Rising seas are threatening thousands of homes but the building in these flood-prone areas still continues, according to a new study from Zillow and Climate Central. As many as 400,000 homes are at risk of regular flooding by 2050, the study says.