Constellation Real Estate acquires SmartZip Analytics assets

The acquisition includes SmartZip Analytics’ SmartTargeting platform, patent-pending predictive analytics, data solutions and its automated referral-building content system.

Curious about iBuyer trends? This new map offers radical transparency

Real estate tech analyst Mike DelPrete and data and software provider Remine launched an interactive visualization tool that closely tracks the growth and trends of three leading iBuyers: Opendoor, Zillow Offers and Offerpad.

Is realtor.com becoming irrelevant?

With no iBuyer strategy, yet many options, realtor.com is falling further behind in delivering value to both consumers and agents. Here’s why.

It’s all about the Benjamins: Finding the right compensation model for you

Compensation models are one of the most confusing aspects of figuring out the right place to hang your license. Whether you’re new to the industry or thinking about making a change, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a look at how the national players approach agent compensation.

Which American city has the most rats? (Hint: It’s not Baltimore)

In Chicago and New York City, renters with lower median rents were most likely to file rodent complaints.

Did Fed know tariff threat was coming before it cut rates?

In the time since Donald Trump’s tariff announcement Thursday, low-fee mortgages have fallen below 4 percent.

Here are the most lucrative data points for your brokerage

In a competitive industry ripe for disruption, the future belongs to the brokers and owners who are holding more cards than their competition. It belongs to those who have the right data at their fingertips.

Inventory plummets, prices jump near Amazon’s HQ2 in Virginia

In the wake of Amazon’s HQ2 announcement, agents say that some sellers in Virginia are waiting to list their properties while buyers at the lower end of the spectrum are having trouble competing for homes.

Equifax will pay up to $700M over data breach that exposed millions

The payments are a response to the largest-ever data hack of its kind, which was discovered in 2017 and impacted nearly 150 million consumers.

Americans are flocking to HOA communities like never before

New U.S. Census data shows that homes in homeowner’s associations are taking up a larger share of new construction and new sales than ever before.