Austin Realtor rebels win open board seats in election

In what’s been a whirlwind few months for ABoR, members made their alliances clear at an election held today by voting in members of a rebel cause to all seven board seats that were up for grabs …

Watch out Airbnb: Vacasa just raised $104M

Eight years ago, Eric Breon and his wife inherited a little 480-square-foot cabin on the Washington coast. Nearby homeowners told them that they could expect to earn around $3,400 a year by renting out the property to vacationers looking to get a taste…

Lone Wolf acquires Instanet Solutions in real estate software war

Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies, an almost 30-year-old company that provides software products to help real estate agents market, track finances and manage documents, announced today that it has acquired competitor Instanet Solutions, an end-to-end …

Coming soon: Airbnb-branded apartments

After years of butting heads with local zoning officials, landlords and rental property owners, Airbnb may have found a solution to its short-term rental woes: opening up an Airbnb-branded apartment where tenants will be allowed to sublet their spaces …

One week later, California is still on fire

Real estate community gets to work giving clients the support they need — both practical and emotional — amid the destruction. …

Zillow expands solar energy scores to 84 million homes

Zillow is introducing the idea of rooftop solar to millions of consumers and real estate professionals who might otherwise be unaware of its value. …

HouseCanary’s Agile Appraisal shortens appraisers’ busy work

HouseCanary’s Agile Appraisal is a web-based platform for real estate appraisals that is ideal for appraisers, lenders and real estate investors …

Real estate brokerages house agents, clients displaced by wildfires

In times of disaster, real estate offices turn into second homes for agents and clients by providing them with a place to rest their head and make a plan …

Murdered Arkansas agent’s family sues brokerage over safety training

Three years after former Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter was murdered, her family is suing Crye-Leike Real Estate for wrongful death and negligence, alleging that the brokerage failed to provide Carter with proper safety training and resource…

NAR wants Trump’s association health plans to cover agents

On Thursday President Trump signed an executive health care order poised to impact real estate agents and the viability of association health plans (AHPs) …