Money matters — but only up to a point

Agents tend to be satisfied with their income, a new survey from Inman suggests. But many also believe that after a certain point, money can’t buy happiness.

Qualia launches business-focused, cloud-based platform

Qualia for Enterprise includes a variety of new tools that title companies can use to provide more streamlined closing experiences.

Teen who lost both parents facing eviction from grandparents’ 55+ community

Collin Clabaugh’s parents both died last year. He subsequently moved into his grandparents’ home in a senior community but is now being told to leave.

Notarize partners with Stewart Title

The new partnership will give thousands of title agents and escrow officers access to Notarize’s online and hybrid closings.

Flood risk data to be made publicly available to shed light on housing impacts

First Street Foundation, a non-profit climate research organization, will share flood risk data with both academic researchers and the general public.

Vacasa appoints new technology chief

The vacation rental giant has promoted Jeff Flitton to CTO, saying he will now work on machine learning projects among other things.

Luxury agent Aaron Kirman on his new reality show, real estate in 2020

Aaron Kirman, a Compass executive who deals in high-end Los Angeles properties, will star with his team in CNBC’s new program “Listing Impossible.”

Jim Harrison out at MLSListings, now consulting for Compass

Jim Harrison was first put on leave last fall. His official departure from the Northern California MLS took place in December.

The work-life conundrum

A new survey from Inman showed that agents are relatively content with their work, though they are also putting in very long hours and devote their weekends to their jobs.

Realogy to shutter Climb, integrate it into Coldwell Banker

Coldwell Banker CEO Ryan Gorman said the move will allow members of both Realogy and Climb to take advantage of the latter company’s larger scale.