The Domino’s pizza tracker of home search: Josh Team on KW’s new app

In the first day that Keller Williams’ new consumer-facing app was live, it increased engagement in the company’s tech ecosystem by 600 percent. Home searches were up 2,500 percent.

Zillow declares mission accomplished, debuts new comprehensive vision

Zillow this week debuted a new mission statement: Rather than simply building a marketplace, the company says its new goal “is to give people the power to unlock life’s next chapter.”

Keller Williams debuts long-anticipated consumer app today

Released Wednesday, the app features a portal-like search option and integrates directly into Keller Williams’ tech platform for agents.

The Homebuyer Files: 6 owners on the highs and lows of buying a home

Buyers share the ups and downs of financing the homes of their dreams — from navigating tax drama and securing two loans at once to relying on iBuyers to beat the competition.

HomeLight launches Elite Agent program for top producers

Elite Agent status will be awarded to the top 1 percent of the real estate professionals on HomeLight’s platform.

HomeLight to help buyers make all-cash offers, trade in homes

The new Cash Close product is meant to make consumers more nimble and competitive and is the latest turn in HomeLight’s evolution as a transaction streamlining company.

The year of the homeseller

More than 25 years into the real estate digital revolution and most of the money and innovation has been focused on helping homebuyers. That’s about to change.

Rent-to-own startup Divvy raises $43M in new Series B round

The company will use the cash to add team members and beef up its technology as it works to disrupt the rent-to-own sector.

Baird & Warner partners with Buyside to display buyer data

Website integration with Buyside lets Chicagoland brokerage Baird & Warner serve up detailed buyer stats to potentially reel in more listings.

Offerpad wants to get buyers in a new house in 24 hours

Homebuying and selling startup Offerpad announced it’s testing two new pilot programs, set to debut later this year or early 2020. Offerpad Instant Own would allow buyers to move into Offerpad-owned homes in as little as 24 hours, and Offerpad Buyer Bo…