Say hello to ‘Millie,’ a new AI assistant for property managers, tenants

Whether it’s explaining trash disposal, providing lease information or coordinating a visit by a plumber, communicating with tenants costs time and money for property managers and landlords.

Constellation Real Estate Group adds 12th company to portfolio

Constellation Real Estate Group has acquired mortgage tech provider Mortgage Builder, adding a 12th company to its rapidly growing portfolio.

9 clever ways brokers can recruit and retain teams

There are plenty of crafty techniques that brokerages can use to hook and retain teams. Here are nine that are working for brokerages right now.

Porch snaps up moving concierge company Kandela

Porch, a Seattle, Washington-based home services marketplace, has made what appears to be its fourth acquisition, snapping up moving concierge company Kandela.

Hometalk, a DIY project website, nabs $15M in funding

Hometalk, a site where visitors can browse DIY projects and connect with home services professionals, has raised $15 million in a funding round led by NFX.

Zillow’s latest mortgage move aims to improve quote accuracy

Zillow Group has made its latest move in the mortgage space, after jumping into the lending business last year. Mortech, a software provider for mortgage lenders that Zillow acquired for $12 million back in 2012, has partnered with Roostify, a platform…

Discounter REX expands into Philly — buyer brokers beware

Fresh off a $45 million funding round, rabble-rousing discount brokerage REX is expanding to the Philadelphia area, the company announced this week.

Opendoor nabs additional $300M at a reported $3.8B valuation

The iBuyer announced plans on Wednesday for “much more growth to come this year” and new products, and it’s reportedly buying and selling 3,000 homes a month.

What Realtors should know about Apple’s new iPad mini and iPad Air

Boasting improvements that might benefit Realtors, new models of iPad Air and iPad mini feature more power, better graphics and sharper cameras.

Opendoor CEO: Agents will become advisers as automation takes over

Eric Wu said he envisions a future where everyone uses Opendoor to buy and sell their home in a frictionless transaction that is eventually low-cost or free.