When will real estate investors start reacting to climate change?

Climate change is making flooding, wildfires, algae blooms and more worse. But real estate in affected communities isn’t slowing — yet.

NRT’s Coldwell Banker launches new home repair program

The new service pairs sellers using NRT’s Coldwell Banker agents with consultants and project managers from home repair portal HomeAdvisor.

Fidelity National drops massive acquisition bid amid opposition

Fidelity’s attempt to buy Stewart Information Services fell apart after the Federal Trade Commission said it would oppose the deal.

Florida brokerage president talks partnerships, climate change ahead of Luxury Connect

Tiffany McQuaid’s company, McQuaid and Company Real Estate, operates out of Naples, Florida, but is actively working to extend its reach up the East Coast.

Agents brace for Hurricane Dorian, step up to serve the community

Real estate professionals across Florida were checking on clients Friday as a potentially disastrous storm inched toward their state.

Douglas Elliman agent deceived seller in dual agency deal: Lawsuit

A newly amended lawsuit alleges Douglas Elliman’s Florida operation failed to supervise its agents, one of whom is accused of committing forgery and fraud.

Smokey Mountains named the best spot to buy vacation rentals

The Smokey Mountains, a range that spans the border between Tennessee and North Carolina, is currently the hottest place in the U.S. for vacation rentals, according to a new report from vacation rental startup Vacasa.

Climate change is driving up insurance costs for homeowners

From fires in California to flooding along the Atlantic, homeowners are going to have to brace themselves for higher bills as climate change leads to more extreme disasters.

Far more agents could be taking advantage of the vacation rental market

Despite a constant influx of travelers, only 17 percent of real estate agents in the Orlando market have ever sold a vacation rental.

The keys to managing in vacation hotspots

So-called ‘resort marketplaces,’ can be tough to manage for agents with the seasonal ebbs and flows. These markets are far from your traditional year-round homes in the suburbs and it could lead to a lot of months of inactivity if you don’t know how to…