Monthly Archives

January 2019

In Pictures: Inman Connect New York, Day 1
Inman
January 28, 2019

In Pictures: Inman Connect New York, Day 1

A recap of ICNY’s Hacker Connect and Indie Broker Summit at the Marriott Marquis Hotel,…
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How to introduce AR into the buying and selling experience
Inman
January 28, 2019

How to introduce AR into the buying and selling experience

Have you ever heard a buyer complain about the wall color in your listing or…
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Facebook to integrate messenger with Instagram and WhatsApp
Inman
January 25, 2019

Facebook to integrate messenger with Instagram and WhatsApp

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are integrating their messenger services, potentially giving agents new ways to…
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Taylor Swift ‘shakes off’ Douglas Elliman lawsuit
Inman
January 25, 2019

Taylor Swift ‘shakes off’ Douglas Elliman lawsuit

A New York judge threw out the Douglas Elliman lawsuit claiming that Taylor Swift owed…
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Canadian agent nearly murdered for El Chapo by Hells Angels
Inman
January 25, 2019

Canadian agent nearly murdered for El Chapo by Hells Angels

Iconic gangster Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán tried to use the Hells Angels to kill a real…
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The Inman Weekender: Top Berkshire Hathaway agent jumps ship
Inman
January 25, 2019

The Inman Weekender: Top Berkshire Hathaway agent jumps ship

The week’s top real estate industry stories, plus previews of Inman Connect New York.
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Blockchain-powered RealBlocks secures seed round of $3.1M
Inman
January 25, 2019

Blockchain-powered RealBlocks secures seed round of $3.1M

RealBlocks, a blockchain-backed platform for real estate fundraising and investment, announced Friday that it has…
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Enter to win a $1.3 million home for just $19 and an essay
Inman
January 24, 2019

Enter to win a $1.3 million home for just $19 and an essay

A Canadian woman is holding a contest for her $1.3 million home for the bargain-basement price…
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National HouseCheck buys Housefax
Inman
January 24, 2019

National HouseCheck buys Housefax

Housefax, a popular industry resource for home data and property reports founded in 2012, has…
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People are posing as agents to scam renters out of deposits
Inman
January 24, 2019

People are posing as agents to scam renters out of deposits

In the latest real estate scam in New York, people are posing as real estate…
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Market worries are keeping homeowners from selling
Inman
January 24, 2019

Market worries are keeping homeowners from selling

Using housing data from 50 largest cities across the United States, Lending Tree determined that…
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Massachusetts pushes real estate tax hike to fight climate change
Inman
January 24, 2019

Massachusetts pushes real estate tax hike to fight climate change

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker wants to raise the taxes homeowners pay when they sell their…
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RE/MAX partnership gives agents discounts on really fancy cards
Inman
January 24, 2019

RE/MAX partnership gives agents discounts on really fancy cards

A new partnership brings together real estate giant RE/MAX with Lovepop, a company that manufactures…
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Home appreciation slows, but prices remain out of reach
Inman
January 24, 2019

Home appreciation slows, but prices remain out of reach

A pair of reports from Zillow and Redfin paint a picture of slowing price growth,…
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Utah-based flat-fee brokerage Homie wants to raise $10M
Inman
January 23, 2019

Utah-based flat-fee brokerage Homie wants to raise $10M

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission documents indicate that Homie has already raised about $2.3…
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The most expensive home in America just sold for $238M
Inman
January 23, 2019

The most expensive home in America just sold for $238M

Billionaire Ken Griffin just cemented the most expensive real estate purchase in the U.S. —…
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Daren Blomquist jumps to Auction.com from ATTOM Data Solutions
Inman
January 23, 2019

Daren Blomquist jumps to Auction.com from ATTOM Data Solutions

Daren Blomquist, a widely-cited real estate expert, has taken a new job at Auction.com as…
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Home prices in November climbed nearly 6% year-over-year
Inman
January 23, 2019

Home prices in November climbed nearly 6% year-over-year

U.S. home prices rose 0.4 percent from October to November and 5.8 percent year-over-year, according…
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