Former Zillow COO Amy Bohutinsky joins venture capital firm

The firm focuses on both private and public companies that are in growth stages. And it has invested in a host of well-known startups including Airbnb, Facebook, Expedia, Dollar Shave Club, GoFundMe, Netflix, Spotify and Zillow.

7 no-brainers for keeping it civil online

It’s too easy to get distracted by a stray comment or provocation online and then get sucked into something that consumes you and your day. Like a bad one-night stand in a movie or drinking too much, you end up regretting it all, so it’s wise to practi…

Google’s big Bay Area housing investment won’t be enough

Economists praised the tech giant’s plan to spend $1 billion on Bay Area housing but expressed skepticism that the efforts will solve the region’s housing crisis.

Top companies bet on Inman Connect Las Vegas

While Inman Connect attendees are booking their flights, getting hair cuts, ordering business cards, and reviewing the agenda, franchises, service and solution providers for the industry are also preparing. Because Inman Las Vegas isn’t just bigger, better, bolder in terms of content. That goes for our sponsors, too.

Zillow peering in your window may be a good sign

With its impressive stock turn around, Zillow is stalking firms that can support their fast growing instant-offer biz model.

Lesson Learned: You do you, regardless of what people say

In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, co-founder of RETV and Small Town Agents and Hanover, Pennsylvania, agent Colin Cameron.

Realogy has a new ethics chief

Real estate holdings giant Realogy on Friday announced that it has promoted long-time company executive Shacara Delgado to serve as its chief ethics and compliance officer.

Bidding wars pick up in San Francisco amid tech IPOs

A new report from Redfin suggests a host of new IPOs is having a significant impact on the already expensive local housing market.

California Realtors group warns agents to stay away from lawyer solicitations

There have been questions over the employment status of real estate agents in California — and possible ramifications or ripple effects nationwide — in the wake of a labor ruling by the California Supreme Court over a year ago.

3 essential social media platforms for newbie agents

When it comes to social media, it’s a bit of a jungle out there. To help new agents suss out what’s crucial, here are the top three platforms and some tips for how to make it all work with your marketing plan.