Compass launches Telluride office, snags two top Sotheby’s agents

Compass is expanding into the Rocky Mountain ski-town of Telluride, Colorado, with an award-winning Realtor who regularly ranks among the nation’s top-producing.

DocuSign passes Zillow’s market cap, and NAR is reaping the rewards

DocuSign, the cloud-based electronic signature platform, is skyrocketing in value and even overtook real estate tech giant Zillow Group in valuation, according to public stock data from Yahoo. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is reaping the reward of the prudent investment.

How a small Minnesota brokerage is using Opendoor to its advantage

A Minnesota boutique indie is jumping into the iBuyer game — not armed with the capital of companies like Zillow, Knock, Redfin and Offerpad — but with a partner in Opendoor.

Zillow dragged into the spotlight after lawyer tries to use it to prove Brett Kavanaugh’s innocence

A theory posted on Twitter by a lawyer trying to prove the innocence of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has taken on a life of its own, with Zillow taking center stage.

Howard Hanna acquires Allen Tate Companies to form mid-Atlantic real estate giant

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is acquiring Allen Tate Companies to create a powerhouse real estate force in the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern United States.

Existing home sales remain steady, ending 4-month slump

Sales of existing homes remained steady from July to August, ending four months of decline, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.

Rents are flat for the first time since 2012

The nationwide median rent in August remained unchanged year-over-year for the first time since 2012, according to Zillow’s latest housing data survey. The median rent is actually lower than it was in August 2017 in 19 of the nation’s 35 largest housing markets.

NYC brokerages unite to launch ‘game-changing’ data platform

Leading residential brokerages in New York City are uniting to offer a new level of transparency to the way consumers and brokers search property. The effort is being called a “game-changer” by high-ranking executives involved in its launch.

Agent sues Move and NAR for ‘harassing’ texts

A South Florida real estate agent is suing the National Association of Realtors and News Corp. subsidiary Move Inc. for sending her unsolicited text messages through realtor.com after she opted out of receiving the alerts.

Housing starts soar in August but permits plunge to 15-month low

Privately owned housing starts jumped 9.2 percent month-over-month and 9.4 percent year-over-year to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,282,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Census Bureau.