Austin and San Antonio MLSs explore consolidation

No rings have been exchanged yet, but two Texas MLSs are considering tying the knot …

Crazy sh*t podcast Episode 9: Where there’s smoke …

On the latest episode of Leigh Brown’s podcast that explores the wild and weird things that can happen in real estate, home inspector Wally Conway shares one of the weirdest stories in his 30,000 inspections: the time a home caught on fire …

Why homesellers demand better than a shaky real estate labyrinth

Waiting in a grocery line a few weeks back, I stood behind a woman as she wrote a check. Scary. In the wire fraud age, consider the risk of giving up your name, address, bank routing and account numbers on a piece of paper passed around like a sex work…

The ‘internet of you’ and what it means for the future

“Every 20 years or so, our lives are transformed by a powerful technology” that moves from the hands of a few to the hands of many. Adrienne Meisels, CEO and founder at myPlanit, talks about what to expect with the next big shift …

Engel & Völkers North America partners with NAGLREP

Engel & Völkers North America is partnering with the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals to educate real estate professionals about major LGBT insights and trends, as well as connect professionals throughout the industry to advocate for LGBT rights …

Nicole Rideout, rising star at Gibson Sotheby’s, on what she got from Realogy’s Ascend

Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty’s director Nicole Rideout remembers one all-nighter she pulled with a pot of coffee …

Realogy Holdings Corp. turned higher profit in 2016

Realogy Holdings Corp. posted a profit of $213 million in 2016, up by 16 percent from 2015 — though the company’s results reflected the “operating challenges” of strong competition for sales agents and soft demand for pricier homes, said Realogy CEO R…

Virtual tours or video: How do you decide?

In this week’s video, Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates discusses the merits of video over virtual tours …

Virtual tours or video: How do you decide?

In this week’s video, Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates discusses the merits of video over virtual tours …

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