Tampa Realtor indicted for foreclosure, bankruptcy fraud

A Tampa Realtor who allegedly tried to stop Fannie Mae from foreclosing on a property so that he could sell it himself has been charged with bankruptcy fraud and falsification of records in a bankruptcy proceeding …

Purplebricks’ UK sales figures dispute probably won’t happen stateside

Purplebricks, one of the buzziest flat-fee real estate startups abroad, is six months into its attempt to infiltrate the U.S. market. But a dispute raising questions about its sales figures in the U.K. has the potential to influence how the company is viewed in the U.S — even if the same problems won’t pop up here …

Trelora launches in Seattle, irks residents with marketing stunt

Flat-fee real estate startup Trelora launched in its second city this week — and annoyed some residents with a guerrilla marketing campaign …

Attom Data Solutions acquires Onboard Informatics

Property database Attom Data Solutions acquired neighborhood data platform Onboard Informatics, the companies announced Thursday …

Knock expands to Charlotte and already has a ticker for IPO in 2020

Knock is making good on its expansion promises and getting ready for an IPO in 2020. The iBuyer expanded to its second city and reserved its NYSE ticker …

ZipLogix launches its own customer relationship management tool

zipLogix debuted a new tool for agents: zipCRM. However, it’s not included as part of the company’s three-year deal to provide free software to NAR members. …

Lending startup Blend approved for Fannie Mae Day 1 Certainty

Enterprise lending software startup Blend has just earned a major vote of confidence from mortgage securities giant Fannie Mae. Blend has been approved as a provider of asset verification for Fannie Mae’s Day 1 Certainty program. Day 1 Certainty lets …

Mdrn and Stoop raise $1M for tech-forward brokerage

New York lifestyle brand and real estate firm Mdrn. and its rental platform Stoop raised $1 million in a seed round, the companies announced Monday …

Property Coin is a new cryptocurrency token backed by real estate

LA-based real estate tech startup Aperture has plans to begin selling Property Coin, a cryptocurrency that will have adopters invested in homes. …

Detroit won’t enforce its maybe-accidental ban on Airbnb

Detroit is backing down from a confusing, maybe-accidental ban on some Airbnb use in parts of the city, the Detroit Metro Times reported Friday …