Remote work's impact on real estate will linger — possibly forever
The CEO of IBM, which employs hundreds of thousands of people, recently described remote work as 'the new normal.' And that translates to permanent changes to the housing market
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 30
AvantStay taps former Lyft executive David Katcher as COO
Katcher worked at ride-hailing service Lyft for the past 7 years before joining the short-term rental company, most recently serving as Lyft's head of global operations
by Lillian Dickerson May 31
Zillow taps former Nike, Airbnb exec as chief design officer
Jenny Arden also previously worked at Google and Lyft, and will now help Zillow build out its end-to-end user experience
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 7
Knock names former Lyft and Uber executive as chief financial officer
In 2019, Michelle DeBella, Lyft's former vice president of finance, was named one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 14
The Airbnb IPO could move forward this week. So what's next?
The company's public debut represents a bet that the real estate and travel industries will keep colliding
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 10
Zillow, Redfin lead push for more corporate diversity
The companies are helping lead a new initiative dubbed the Board Challenge, which is meant to increase diversity among directors on company boards
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 9
From 30 to 100 agents in 2 years: Kris Lindahl on team growth
Here’s the prolific team leader’s take on cultivating your team, widening your reach and understanding consumers' growing desire for instant gratification
by Ryan Rodenbeck Feb 27
'It's a hard sell': Car-free homes coming to sprawling Phoenix area
Ryan Johnson left Opendoor in 2018 to co-found Culdesac, which now says it's building the first from-scratch, car-free community in the US
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 2
Tax on Uber, Lyft in Seattle would fund affordable housing projects
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has proposed a 51 cent tax on rides to fund affordable housing projects
by Marian McPherson Sep 19
Google vows to invest $1B on new housing in Silicon Valley
The search giant wants to build 15,000 homes and has spent $250M on a fund to support affordable housing
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 19
The Painted Ladies in San Francisco
'Bidding wars are back with a fury in San Francisco,' one Redfin agent recently said
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 11
Good news for CA brokerages as indie contractor bill advances
California Assembly Bill 5 is poised to change the rules surrounding independent contractors. But now, it includes an exemption for the real estate industry
by Jim Dalrymple II May 31
Inside the app that lets Uber drivers scout homes to flip
With Dealmachine, real estate investors hire people who are already out driving around to look for leads on investment properties
by Jim Dalrymple II May 31
Why the only constant in real estate is change
The look, functionality and way we insure homes are apt to change — and so should our expectations
by Lisa Boswell May 17
San Francisco skyline
A number of top tech companies could go public in 2019, what does it mean for San Francisco's already pricey housing market?
by Patrick Kearns Mar 13