Adjoining condos going on the market in NYC for conversion into ‘mega-units’

The opportunity to buy three adjoining condos at The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton New York and combine them into a single 15,434-square-foot “mega-unit” could be worth $118.5 million to a wealthy, space-hungry buyer. That’s what Nest Seekers’ Ryan Serhant was …

Inman News readers say realtor.com is still a Realtor’s best friend

Of the big four real estate search portals, realtor.com is the most “friendly” for listing agents and brokers, according to a poll of Inman News readers. The poll accompanied a July 23 story about a report by real estate consulting …

Inman News readers say realtor.com is still a Realtor’s best friend

Of the big four real estate search portals, realtor.com is the most “friendly” for listing agents and brokers, according to a poll of Inman News readers. The poll accompanied a July 23 story about a report by real estate consulting …

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate targets Latinos in Vme TV partnership

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC will target the rising tide of Hispanic homebuyers and sellers with a partnership with Spanish-language TV network Vme TV that has a presence in 70 million U.S. households. The partnership between Realogy’s 6-year-old, …

It’s official: NAR to manage new ‘.realtor’ top-level Internet domain

It’s official: The National Association of Realtors will begin offering its 1 million members Web addresses with a new .realtor top-level domain sometime before October.   In 2012, NAR applied to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which manages …

Trulia co-founder is in a rowboat 2,000 miles off the California coast

Trulia co-founder Sami Inkinen wasn’t part of merger talks with Zillow because for more than a month he and his wife, Meredith Loring, have been rowing across the Pacific Ocean. The couple are about 300 miles from completing the 2,700-mile …

Realtor.com taking rental listings from Zumper

Realtor.com is now set up to get rental listings from pros who use the rental marketplace Zumper to market their listings. Zumper has over half a million listings on its platform that it gets from multiple channels, said Zumper CEO …

Signs of a winning real estate team: what to look for when partnering with a loan officer and a title and escrow agent

What does it take to be successful in the real estate industry? Here’s the short answer: partnerships! The most successful people in the real estate industry reach their professional goals by establishing essential partnerships and maintaining a reliable team, focused on a common objective …

Trulia was up for sale 3 years ago

Trulia hired investment bank Qatalyst Partners three years ago to negotiate a sale of the company and although it was unable to swing a deal at the time, Qatalyst is collecting a fee now that JPMorgan has negotiated a sale …

Forget drones — Coldwell Banker broker is flying Blackhawk helicopters

After the bottom fell out of the real estate market six years ago, newlywed real estate broker Matthew Hanks joined the Army National Guard to help bring in some extra income. “I was just searching for any way I could …