Texas surged during COVID. Now, its luxury markets are being tested
Droves of people have flocked to Texas for new jobs, tax and affordability purposes, and political reasons, and demand from this new class of wealthy buyers is stretching luxury inventory thin
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 28
Here's how CoStar can beat Zillow and win the real estate portal wars
CoStar is already borrowing a page from other big insurgent companies including Nike, Apple and Pepsi. But whether it can surpass Zillow may depend on how much it spends, analysts told Intel
by Ben Verde Jul 19
AppFolio exec: AI is about 'activity elimination,' not axing human jobs
Rather than being replaced by artificial intelligence, the agent of the future will have fewer rote tasks to perform, Cat Allday, AppFolio's vice president of AI and product operations, tells Intel
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 12
Spencer Rascoff
The portal's co-founder and former CEO also said that Zillow's impact includes creating tens of thousands of new 'super agents'
by Jim Dalrymple II May 25
The best Black Friday deals for real estate agents in 2022
Inman's 2022 Black Friday picks for real estate agents, brokers, clients and everyone else in their sphere is jam-packed with cutting-edge tech, home goods and so much more
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 23
Zillow launches street-view home searching with Apple Maps
Homebuyers can now get a street-view look at listings, thanks to Zillow's newest integration with Apple Maps. Dubbed 'Look Around,' the feature is available in 19 markets
by Marian McPherson Oct 6
One new feature makes the iPhone 14 worth the upgrade
Inman has covered agent safety apps and technologies as often as is reasonable, and neither this iPhone or any app we've discussed can outsmart sound personal judgement about who to meet where and when
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 22
Goldman Sachs predicts 2024 recovery: The Real Word
Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss the Goldman Sachs prediction on falling home sales, the return of the 40-year fixed mortgage, California blackout risks and Apple’s iPhone 14 event
by Byron Lazine Sep 9
Inside the metaverse: How agents can benefit from virtual real estate
More top luxury brokers are venturing into the metaverse; Inman explores what agents need to know about this nascent category of real estate
by Daniel Houston Jan 31
Zillow debuts collaborative SharePlay search feature
SharePlay will let users search listings with friends and family, and is meant to turn the experience of searching Zillow into a 'game sport'
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 21
Engel & Völkers opens up shop in Raleigh, North Carolina
The brokerage's license partner of Engel & Völkers Charlotte, Yuriy Vaynshteyn, will help lead the new office, alongside Nikita Zhitov and Vincenzo Verdino, founders of CityPlat Commercial Real Estate, a Raleigh-area firm
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 10
The transaction of the future is all cash and requires less paperwork
Clelia Peters asked speakers during an Inman Connect panel a series of rapid-fire questions about how agents and real estate tech companies would handle real estate transactions in the future
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 27
New Redfin tool allows shoppers to phone a friend with FaceTime
The feature lets buyers hop on a FaceTime call with their agents and others, browse listings and share their favorites with the group
by Daniel Houston Oct 27
America's Hottest Neighborhoods: Willow Glen in San Jose, California
Robust work-from-home policies following the pandemic and an upcoming development by Google, as well as other amenities, are making Willow Glen an enviable place to live
Which cities are now US powerhouses? They're not what you'd expect
San Francisco was the top spot last year, but it didn't even make the list in 2021