Facebook Marketplace now lets you book home services like cleaning, repair and more

Facebook Marketplace will let you book home services through the Facebook app through partnerships with home services startups HomeAdvisor, Handy and Porch.

Realogy is the only residential real estate brokerage on the 2018 Fortune 500 list

Realogy Holdings Corporation, the home of NRT, Coldwell Banker, Century 21, ERA, Sotheby’s International and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, today announced that its the only residential real estate franchisor or brokerage on the 2018 Fortune 500 list. 

What the Dodd-Frank rollback means for real estate

Congress passed reforms to Obama-era Dodd-Frank banking regulations Tuesday, a move that could have a serious impact on the real estate industry.

New home sales drop 1.5% in April, experts say no cause for alarm

New home sales faltered in April, continuing a downward slump that began in December and — with the exception of a 4 percent spike in March — has fallen in every month since.

‘Silver Tsunami’ on horizon as aging baby boomers seek to downsize in greater numbers

An influx of baby boomers approaching their 60s and 70s could signal a “Silver Tsunami” in search of smaller homes, a report from the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis found.

Opendoor will now let any builder sell new homes through its ‘trade-up’ program

Opendoor will extend its home trade-up program beyond its pilot program with Lennar to all builders, the iBuyer announced Wednesday. Customers for this program visit a homebuilder office, find a home from a builder that they want to move into right awa…

NAR drops congressman from donor program over anti-LGBTQ stance

The National Association of Realtors has officially dropped Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican from Orange County, California, from its President’s Circle donation program, NAR confirmed to Inman Tuesday afternoon.

Warren Buffet’s HomeServices of America to acquire Ebby Halliday

Ebby Halliday, the largest independent brokerage in North Texas is set to combine forces with industry juggernaut HomeServices of America, a spokesperson for Ebby Halliday confirmed to Inman on Tuesday morning.

Realtors call on NAR to stop donating to anti-LGBTQ candidates

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) spent part of its annual midyear conference in Washington, D.C., reckoning with a dark past — one of exclusion and racism.

EXp Realty crosses $1 billion market cap on first day of Nasdaq trading

EXp World Holdings, the parent company of virtual brokerage eXp Realty, crossed $1 billion in market cap on its first day trading on Nasdaq.