ShowingTime launches new real estate messaging app

ShowingTime, a Chicago-based showing management and technology firm, has just launched a messaging app geared specifically toward real estate agents.

Notarize raises $20 million from Lennar, Realogy and others

Notarize, a startup that offers services to legally notarize real estate documents online, just raised $20 million in funding from giants including homebuilder Lennar and real estate holding company Realogy, among others.

WATCH: Black real estate investor was inspecting home when a white neighbor called the police

Video shows Memphis real estate investor Michael Hayes on May 5, waiting by a property he was hired to inspect after a white neighbor called to complain to police.

HomeShare expands into 5 new buildings in 3 major cities

HomeShare will rollout new partnerships in Los Angeles and Seattle and expand in San Francisco, where it already has a presence.

California votes to make solar panels mandatory on all new homes by 2020

In its fight against greenhouse gas emissions, the California Energy Commission voted to make solar panels mandatory for all new homes by 2020.

Alexa-powered smart homes coming from Amazon and Lennar

Amazon announced that it’s launching a series of nationwide Alexa–equipped model homes in partnership with Lennar home builder.

Amazon’s smart doorbell company Ring raises privacy concerns with neighborhood watch app

Ring is launching an app that makes it easy for homeowners to report suspicious activity.

Foreclosures at lowest level since crash, even after hurricanes and floods

Even after a year in which hurricanes devastated thousands of homes across the U.S., the numbers of people not able to make mortgage payments has gone down.

Elon Musk and Kanye West are getting into real estate now

Kanye West and Elon Musk both took to Twitter to express their real estate ambitions over the past few days. Unlike with West, Musk’s foray into real estate comes as less of a surprise. In 2016, Musk announced the Tesla Solar Roof — shingles that generate energy from the sun.

Elon Musk and Kanye West are getting into real estate now

Kanye West and Elon Musk both took to Twitter to express their real estate ambitions over the past few days. Unlike with West, Musk’s foray into real estate comes as less of a surprise. In 2016, Musk announced the Tesla Solar Roof — shingles that generate energy from the sun.