Block wants to take the guesswork out of home renovations

While a typical bathroom renovation in the New York City area costs on average $20,000, Block Renovation’s offerings start at around $15,000 or 25 percent less.

Lower, a new AI mortgage startup, promises smarter lending

Lower’s platform will incorporate an internal, proprietary artificial intelligence technology dubbed LOAi, which will help in-house experts make mortgage recommendations. The platform will use AI to analyze thousands of data points and loan history.

What do you think of Pantone’s Color of the Year 2019?

The orangey “Living Coral” is said to be “life-affirming” and a reaction to the onslaught of technology and social media in daily life.

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate expands into Texas, Arkansas

Right off the heels of its expansion into central New Jersey earlier this month, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate announced its latest extension partnership, this time in Texarkana, Texas.

Online mortgage lenders aren’t ending discrimination: Study

Despite the latest technology disrupting real estate, people of color and minorities still face discrimination when it comes to homebuying, according to a new study by the University of California, Berkeley.

Here are the priciest real estate markets in the world

The research firms tracked a few key apartments in major cities — within prime, upscale neighborhoods — and looked at price-per-square-meter to determine the rankings.

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate adds Jersey indie

Realogy cited Nextage M3 co-owner and broker Meiling Kravarik’s 30 years of real estate experience and passion for the industry as major advantages.

‘We don’t want them here:’ NYC locals respond to Amazon HQ2 report

Amazon is likely to choose Long Island City in Queens for one of two planned sites of its second headquarters, raising mixed feelings among residents.

Should your real estate brokerage open a VR showroom?

Realtor Andrew Ernemann of Sotheby’s — owner of Aspen Starwood Properties and a former ski racer — set out to encourage potential clients to step away from blueprints and generated floor plans and look toward virtual reality.

The new iPad Pro features Realtors should know about

At the top of the line of Apple’s iPad offerings, the new iPad Pro has adopted many of the latest iPhone’s design and specs. It’s also got a number of features that agents should know about.