Redfin launches new housing price tracker index
The tool is described in an announcement from the brokerage as similar to the Case-Shiller Home Price Index, but with more real-time and metro-level data
by Ben Verde Nov 28
Direct mailer Addressable abruptly closes with no forwarding address
With stunning irony, the direct mail technology company shuttered its services Thanksgiving week without prior notice of trouble or offering customers a way to contact them
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 27
These are the top new tech offerings for property managers
Today’s multifamily residents want smart-living solutions more than they want covered parking or pools. Here's what we’re watching
by Michael Zaransky Nov 27
Homebuyers demand school data. Portals are grappling with the risks
Home-listing portals all rely on the same source for school ratings, which are treated as essential by many homebuyers. If used improperly, critics fear the data could lead to Fair Housing violations
by Marian McPherson Nov 22
Century 21 CEO Mike Miedler on his 'relentless' pursuit of NYC in 2024
The Century 21 president and CEO spoke to Intel about his 25th anniversary with the brokerage, deploying AI to recruit agents and his plan to grow marketshare across New York City in 2024
by Marian McPherson Nov 22
Canadian officials looking for ways to decrease the number of Airbnbs
Under pressure to add more housing supply, officials say they're looking at ways to decrease the number of short-term rentals in the country
by Taylor Anderson Nov 21
Avenue 8 unveils Sidekick, an AI assistant built with speed in mind
The spartan, amenity rich AI assistant is currently available to the 3-year-old brokerage's 400 agents with plans to offer the tool to outsiders before the end of 2023, executives told Inman
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 21
EXp scoops up 60-agent RE/MAX team in Canada
Justin Havre and his 60-agent team in Calgary are the latest big names to move brokerages as big-name firms compete for top talent
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 20
Rental concessions rise as new inventory comes online
Thirty percent of rentals advertised on Zillow in October offered concessions of some sort, such as free parking or free months of rent, even as rental rates remain high
by Ben Verde Nov 20
The agent migration from legacy brokerages continues
As we approach the final weeks of 2023, agents are continuing to migrate from legacy brands to low-fee, cloud-based brokerages. Mike DelPrete looks at the numbers and trends
by Mike DelPrete Nov 16
Software provider for MLSs latest to partner with Local Logic
Local Logic is used by real estate agents to better understand how a market is performing, as well as a method by which to help clients learn about where they may live
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 16
Sundae's Homeowner Portal opens window to as-is purchases
Sundae's intent is to reduce manual processes and disconnected communications to a single online channel, where all documents, messages and insights exist within the context of the deal
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 15
Ally Financial partners with HouseCanary to grow mortgage
Co-branded ComeHome solution on Ally's website provides would-be homebuyers with access to listings and loan options and encourage homeowners to explore refinancing
by Matt Carter Nov 15
Confused about your commission? Your client will be too: LeBarton
The industry is still unpacking the Sitzer | Burnett verdict and its impact on commissions, Inman Director of Research Chris LeBarton told Intel. After that, expect even more queries from clients
by Daniel Houston Nov 15
Exclusive Survey: 95% would pay a buyer agent under right conditions
A majority of potential buyers say they're open to paying their agents in the wake of legal threats to commissions, according to results from a joint survey conducted by Inman with Dig Insights
by Chris LeBarton Nov 8
Opendoor to double the number of homes it buys each month: CEO
CEO Carrie Wheeler told Intel that Opendoor wants to purchase 2,000-plus homes per month and that the company is leaning into partnerships like the ones it has with Zillow and eXp
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 8