Coldwell Banker in pole position? CBx Seller Leads sees big 1st-year growth

Coldwell Banker’s CBx Seller Leads, a free lead service for affiliated companies, has seen a 74 percent adoption rate in its first 12 months. The “machine learning” software helps convert leads into listings at three times the market rate, according to…

Another top California agent jumps from Coldwell Banker to Compass

Ginger Glass, the nation’s 71st-ranked real estate agent in sales volume according to Real Trends, is making the move from Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Southern California to Compass. Glass is the second high-profile departure from the own-side NRT brokerage to Compass in Southern California in a week. 

Tech still needs YOU: A case study in 50% sales volume growth

Inventory is key to a healthy housing market, and for some time this has been a real pain point for brokers and agents across the country. Seller lead generation can get expensive, and with a 1-3% conversion rate for most services.

Realogy launches Agent X, its new Alexa-based voice assistant

Fresh off the news of its deal with Amazon, Realogy launched Agent X, a voice-based digital assistant that operates on the retail giant’s Alexa platform.

3 tips for closing 90% of listing appointments

Coldwell Banker top producer Brian Moses says his listing presentation works with more than 90 percent of his sellers. What’s the magic formula? Start with these three tips.

NRT CEO compares Compass’ agent recruitment to ‘shoplifting’

NRT CEO Ryan Gorman compared Compass’ recruitment of agents and efforts to gain market share in competing marketplaces to “shoplifting” at Inman Connect in Las Vegas Thursday morning. 

Realogy stock soars on news of Amazon partnership

In premarket trading, shares of Realogy’s stock shot up 23.79 percent to $6.40.

Amazon makes splash with game-changing Realogy partnership

The nation’s largest real estate company and a technology juggernaut want to change the way you buy a home.

Realogy: A case for its break up

Realogy has suffered in part due to fierce competition, but it is this competition that now holds the key to providing a return to its investors that far exceeds the current value of its stock.

Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard lists villa for $52M

An Italian-style villa that boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard and his wife built years ago is up for sale for a jaw-dropping $52 million.