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Real Estate News
Real estate agent hosting open house robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:29:59
For many real estate agents, open houses remain an integral part of day-to-day business and their overall success in this industry. But, as one San Francisco agent discovered firsthand over the weekend, open houses also leave agents vulnerable to criminals who see these marketing events as opportune moments to prey on unsuspecting victims ... read more»

Bombing suspect dead, Austin real estate community remains vigilant
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:55:59
The jarring news brought some relief to the anxiety permeating the Texas capital, where residents were on high alert for more bombings. Austin police said Conditt was thought to be behind all the attacks -- four package bomb explosions and one tripwire bombing, plus the explosion that took his life ... read more»

E-signature giant DocuSign reportedly gearing up to go public
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:23:44
The company behind the digital signature frequently used in real estate may open itself up to shareholders in the next six months ... read more»

Skyrocketing home prices are driving up homelessness rate, study finds
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:46:21
As home prices continue to ascend, many aspiring buyers are priced out of homeownership -- or as one study found, priced out of having a home at all. The DataFace, a San Francisco-based data agency, combed through the pages of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) latest Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) and found that eight of the 10 states with the highest homelessness rates also have the nation's highest median home prices ... read more»

Fed announces rate hike, mortgages already on the rise
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:07:46
In a widely anticipated move, newly appointed Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday announced a modest benchmark interest rate hike of between 1.5 percent and 1.75 percent amidst continued optimism over economic growth in ... read more»

Real estate daily market update: March 21, 2018
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 9:52:08
All the latest real estate market news ... read more»

ICNY 18 Data: The race is on for MLSs to solve broker pain points
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 7:24:01
"... if MLSs [multiple listing services] work together to coincide everything with data delivery then it's just going to be easier for all of us because we can market the same," said Rebecca Jensen, president and CEO at Midwest Real Estate Data, onstage at Inman Connect New York ... read more»

ICNY 18 Data: What you need to know about net neutrality
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 7:21:56
"For Redfin, if it hadn't been for net neutrality, we couldn't have gone from a startup to a public company," said Redfin chief economist Nela Richardson. "It was an essential part of bringing our technology from the small scale to a big scale, and now we feel a responsibility to make sure that dominant players don't dominate the real estate market." ... read more»

ICNY 18 Data: How MLSs might run afoul of federal regulators
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 7:16:17
Did you get into real estate because you wanted to own data? No -- you likely got into it because you wanted to help people, and people are best served when they have the ability to search unlimited data for information. This is what Daniel Castro, director at the Center for Data Innovation, explained onstage at Inman Connect New York ... read more»

Existing-home sales rebound, up 3 percent in February
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 7:07:03
“A big jump in existing sales in the South and West last month helped the housing market recover from a two-month sales slump,” said Lawrence Yun, chief economist with NAR, during a web seminar Wednesday. “The very healthy U.S. economy and labor market are creating a sizable interest in buying a home in early 2018. However, even as seasonal inventory gains helped boost sales last month, home prices, especially in the West, shot up considerably.” ... read more»

Spring Forward: Kendyl Young’s secrets to winning listings
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 3:00:59
We recently had the opportunity to chat with Kendyl Young, broker-owner of Diggs, based in Los Angeles. Kendyl shared with us the tactics and approaches she uses to grow her business, stay ahead of the competition, and manage her time most effectively ... read more»

7 deadly sins to avoid in the age of disruption
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 3:00:49
Increasingly, I am hearing from brokers and agents an undercurrent of concern about what to expect next. How will emerging technologies change the business? What will they need to do to stay relevant and well-compensated for their efforts? Will their role in the transaction be diminished, or even eliminated ... read more»

5 ways to become your sphere’s go-to real estate agent
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 2:30:02
One of the best ways to generate new business, consistent business and repeat business is staying top-of-mind with your sphere of influence (SOI). These are the people who know you, trust you and can vouch for your work ethic and abilities to get things done ... read more»

Why millennials don’t have to define the success of your real estate business
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 2:15:57
Before taking my current position, I spent my nights and weekends teaching pre-licensing class to aspiring real estate agents. It always struck me as noteworthy how many in my classes were not fresh out of high school or even college ... read more»

7 marketing strategies to help first-year agents stand out
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 2:00:30
As a brand new real estate agent, you’re learning a lot at a fast pace. It can be tough to nail down exactly what you need to do and what you should let go until you get a little more experience ... read more»

Sotheby’s International Realty launches virtual staging AR app
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:30:13
On Tuesday Sotheby's International Realty (SIR) launched Curate, a mobile augmented reality (AR) app built with ARCore, Google's AR software platform, and powered by virtual staging technology platform Rooomy ... read more»

Imprev gains new customers in Kansas City
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:46:48
ReeceNichols Real Estate, a leading brokerage serving the Kansas City metropolitan area (which straddles the states of Missouri and Kansas) announced that all of its real estate agents will be able to use Imprev's marketing automation services from now on ... read more»

Video offer letter covering ‘Our House’ wins home bidding war in Berkeley
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:41:40
And so the buyer Natan Kuchar, who also records music videos for children on YouTube under the username Mr. Palindrome, decided to upload a rendition of "Our House" by folk band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ... read more»

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