How do sports stadiums impact real estate?

At an anticipated cost of $892 million, the proposed ballpark in Ybor City, Florida, for the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team would have just 28,216 seats, making it the smallest in the major leagues. But the stadium looms large for housing in the area, ac…

Stop calling them leads — they’re people

Rather than banging people over the head with your sales needs, try prospecting with the mindset of reaching out to fellow people and offering availability, assistance and professionalism.

Gary Keller bashes rival eXp’s virtual world as ‘old gaming technology’

Keller Williams is allegedly partnering with video animation startup MashMe for its virtual expansion brokerages, according to a source with knowledge of the situation and leaked audio of a two-hour talk on technology led by Keller Williams CEO Gary Ke…

NYC mayor sues Manhattan brokerage over allegedly illegal short-term rentals

The New York City Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement filed a lawsuit Monday against a Manhattan-based brokerage and property management firm, accusing it of converting units at least five properties it manages or owns into illegal short-term rentals, including an entire building in East Harlem.

Co-living firm gets $300M funding boost to grow in US

Co-living company Quarters has raised $300 million to grow its presence in the U.S. in what the company is touting as the single largest investment in co-living in the nation.

Trulia hires a new chief economist

Issi Romem previously worked as the chief economist at contractor search portal BuildZoom and is also a fellow at Terner Center for Housing Innovation, a part of the University of California, Berkeley.

A Mega Millions lottery winner is selling his estate for $26M

Rick Knudsen, who won $180 million in California’s Mega Millions lottery, is selling his luxurious mountain estate for $26 million.

Online homebuyer Knock picks up $400M in latest fundraising round

Knock was founded in 2015 by Sean Black and Jamie Glenn, both also co-founders of Trulia, and Karan Sakhuja. Consumers using the company’s trade-in program pay a traditional 6 percent commission to the company. Homeowners also have to pay closing costs and other expenses such as appraisals.

These are the hottest housing markets of 2019

San Jose, California, took the top spot on Zillow’s annual survey of the hottest housing markets in 2019 for the second year in a row as tech jobs continued to drive workers to Silicon Valley.

Consumer watchdog calls for nationwide ban on dual agency

A national consumer watchdog is calling for states to ban dual agency and make agency disclosures less confusing, according to a report released Monday.