Zillow alleges public record fees are ‘unconstitutional’ in new suit

The machinery of Zillow’s empire runs on public records.

MoxiWorks brings on former Zillow, NAR execs to help brokers weather ‘tech storm’

Brokerage-owned real estate technology firm MoxiWorks brought on industry veterans Kirsten Wanshura and Heather Glass to act as trusted technology advisers for brokerages.

Why the money pouring into real estate tech is ‘stupid’

In a wide-ranging interview, Patrick Stone, founder of the Williston Financial Group, shares his thoughts on real estate technology and his previous life as an oyster diver.

Investors sue Realogy, allege fraud over agent commissions

The Rosen Law Firm, which a month ago threatened a class action lawsuit, pulled the trigger Thursday, filing a federal suit in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey.

What underground poker taught Molly Bloom about real estate

Molly Bloom, a speaker and entrepreneur, chatted with Inman about her thoughts on “Molly’s Game” and her experience with real estate, and she gave a preview of her comments for the upcoming Inman Connect Las Vegas event — where she’ll be speaking during the general session Wednesday morning.

Homebuyers’ biggest agent gripe? ‘Commissions are too high’

More than 4 in 10 consumers believe real estate commissions are too high, according to a study from real estate technology startup ShelterZoom.

Florida Realtors relaunches transaction management platform

The redesign, which the trade group describes as a “new, uncluttered look,” is meant to improve transaction productivity and speed up workflow.

‘Consumers are fed up:’ KW sued over agent cold calls on expired listings

Keller Williams Realty is the latest real estate company to be hit with a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging its agents made unsolicited calls to consumers without their consent.

NAR now accepting applications for real estate ‘pitch battle’

The second annual iOi Pitch Battle is a contest in which aspiring real estate tech startups vie for $15,000 and the attention of venture capitalists.

Bombshell suit against real estate firms could get even bigger

Three additional plaintiffs have been added to a lawsuit involving the sharing of commissions between listing and buyer brokers.