Commercial real estate firm JLL pulls out of summit over lack of diversity

International commercial real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle revealed Friday that it is pulling its support the upcoming New York Multifamily Summit due to a lack of diversity among the event’s speakers.

Agent behind Playboy mansion sale doesn’t fear a recession

Gary Gold talked to Inman about how to “coach” high-end clients, how luxury real estate will always rely on agents and how real estate pros can better work with luxury clients.

NRT’s Coldwell Banker launches new home repair program

The new service pairs sellers using NRT’s Coldwell Banker agents with consultants and project managers from home repair portal HomeAdvisor.

Trump Administration cites housing regulations as major source of homelessness crisis

A new White House report on homelessness says that overregulation and other factors have led to hundreds of thousands of people living on the street.

Compass launches new consumer search tools, says IPO ‘likely’

Robert Reffkin announced Monday that Compass has new artificial intelligence-driven tools that will give consumers home recommendations and let them collaborate with their agents.

Coldwell Banker CEO talks leaving the company, says established brands survive recessions

Current Coldwell Banker CEO Charlie Young said Thursday that he plans to leave his company next year but also argued that the firm is well-positioned to thrive even if a recession hits in the near future.

Coldwell Banker CEOs: IBuyers will be a ‘small component’ of the marketplace

Both the outgoing and incoming CEOs of Coldwell Banker agreed Thursday that iBuying will be a “small component” of the real estate marketplace in the future, though they also said that disruptors offer valuable insights for established brands.

Average FICO scores hit all-time high

After years of steadily rising, the average FICO score in the U.S. has hit an all-time high of 706, the credit-reporting company announced this week.

Fidelity National drops massive acquisition bid amid opposition

Fidelity’s attempt to buy Stewart Information Services fell apart after the Federal Trade Commission said it would oppose the deal.