Real estate execs charged in massive college fraud scheme

Several real estate developers and executives are among the dozens charged in federal court Tuesday in connection with an alleged massive scheme to facilitate cheating on college exams and bribe admissions officials and college varsity coaches to get t…

WATCH: The state of the traditional business model

Hear from Spruce Holdings’ Patrick Burns and Qualia’s Nate Baker on disrupting the traditional business model of the real estate transaction onstage at Inman Connect New York.

Popular YouTuber agent facing criminal charges for video antics

An agent with a large social media following is now facing criminal charges for a stunt that involved dressing up like an elf and allegedly running through the office of a prominent real estate investor.

WATCH: Why the best founder is probably a woman

Companies founded by women get about 2.2 percent of venture capitalist dollars. That number jumps up to about 15 percent when you add a male co-founder to the equation. So why aren’t women founding more and getting more investments? Nisha Dua, partner …

Zillow stock surges with new CEO announcement

Friday’s rally is particularly notable because other than installing Rich Barton as CEO, the company appears to be largely staying the course it laid out in prior earnings calls — including doubling down on the very programs that had previously spooked investors.

WATCH: 10 real estate investment tech trends to watch

The emergence of the tech-stack brokerage, flexible lease models, affordable housing alternatives — Bain Capital’s Matt Harris and Merritt Hummer illuminate the biggest real estate investment tech trends agents should know about in 2019.

Bain Capital execs: iBuyers are foes of brokers and homebuyers

Merritt Hummer, a principal at Bain, who spoke with Matt Harris, a partner at Bain, during a second Inman Connect session Friday also painted iBuyers as antagonists to consumers themselves.

Want to start buying investment properties? Then get creative

Want to be a property owner? Think way outside the box, a panel of real estate investors told attendees Wednesday at Inman Connect New York.

Your 2019 real estate investment game plan

With the warnings of a market slowdown in the air, you might feel concerned about your ability to continue to keep your head above water. The good news is, there’s no better time than now to put the market knowledge, network and expertise you’ve developed to work building your long-term financial strength through real estate investment.

Utah-based flat-fee brokerage Homie wants to raise $10M

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission documents indicate that Homie has already raised about $2.3 million out of its new $10 million offering. The documents were filed on Jan. 15 and indicate that Homie expects the new fundraising round to last l…