OJO Labs raises $45M in Series C funding

OJO Labs, the startup behind the artificial intelligence-based personal assistant “OJO,” announced Tuesday it’s raised $45 million in Series C funding.

Buyer’s side commission confusion? Survey shows alarming results

Nearly half of homesellers don’t realize they pay the buyer’s agent commission fee, according to a survey from flat-fee real estate referral service Clever Real Estate.

Moneyball: How Realogy deploys AI to gain a recruiting advantage

With 2 million transaction records ingested every quarter, Realogy has a stark advantage over its competitors in the form of a robust data trove it uses to sharpen agent recruiting, company CEO Ryan Schneider said during a presentation Wednesday in New…

WATCH: AI is changing the game for consumers, are you ready?

Artificial intelligence assistants are getting smarter and smarter, but these experts say real estate agents should think of them as tools or even employees rather than threats. 

Tech startup REX raises $45M, plans expansion into new markets

REX, a tech startup that relies on artificial intelligence, has raised $45 million with an eye toward expanding into new markets.

What I learned from a year of real estate technology reviews

Industry-wide, it was a wild year, thanks in no small part to the acceptance of iBuyer platforms and the viral growth of Compass.

OJO Labs acquires WolfNet Technologies

The deal merges the new consumer-facing property search tool OJO with a trusted agent-and-broker focused software and data company in the form of WolfNet.

Why the MLS isn’t dead, and why backers say that’s good for consumers

A recent piece in Forbes suggested the multiple listing service is on its way out thanks to startups such as REX, but backers tell Inman they’re not worried

Why the MLS isn’t dead, and why backers say that’s good for consumers

A recent piece in Forbes claims MLSs are not relevant to buyers because they have other places to go for listing information and are doing more of the work that agents used to do themselves and that new technology like big data and AI is doing the work…

Blockchain Lending: Reduced Fraud or Increased Risk?

Traditional lenders are transforming, adopting cutting-edge technology to stand apart from competitors and introduce an added level of security to financing. From AI-run algorithms to smart contracts, obtaining a mortgage could soon be a vastly different process than buyers experienced just 10 years ago. Industry disruptors, however, are looking to shift from the traditional model […]

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