Redfin Mortgage expands to Illinois, eyes Virginia

Redfin announced today that it is now offering loans to homebuyers in Illinois through its lending arm, Redfin Mortgage. The Seattle-based tech-powered brokerage also plans to expand Redfin Mortgage into Virginia later this year, with more markets to come in 2018.  …

One week later, California is still on fire

Real estate community gets to work giving clients the support they need — both practical and emotional — amid the destruction. …

HouseCanary’s Agile Appraisal shortens appraisers’ busy work

HouseCanary’s Agile Appraisal is a web-based platform for real estate appraisals that is ideal for appraisers, lenders and real estate investors …

Huddle up: How to make your daily sales meetings more valuable

Real estate success strategies are just one of the topics to cover during daily huddles. Do you know what else to include in huddles to ensure they deliver value and aren’t a waste of agents’ time …

Real estate brokerages house agents, clients displaced by wildfires

In times of disaster, real estate offices turn into second homes for agents and clients by providing them with a place to rest their head and make a plan …

Douglas Elliman launched a new luxury blog

Douglas Elliman has launched Elliman Insider, a blog that discusses real estate and lifestyle trends, insights and inspiration from around the world …

McMansion Hell blogger explains the sadness of living large

The humorous blogger joined a panel in New York City to discuss the “architecture of consumption,” and what our living spaces say about us …

Fires leave thousands homeless in wine country

Agents have been fielding calls from the suddenly homeless looking for solutions — whether it be buying a house where rentals are scarce or up and moving …

Looking for fresh meat? 5 ways to use LinkedIn to recruit

As real estate agents begin their careers, they search for the brokerage or team that fits their needs, sometimes scouring the internet for months before initiating any meetings. When changing brokerages, agents often follow a similar process.  …

Looking for fresh meat? 5 ways to use LinkedIn to recruit

As real estate agents begin their careers, they search for the brokerage or team that fits their needs, sometimes scouring the internet for months before initiating any meetings. When changing brokerages, agents often follow a similar process.  …