What’s trending in real estate?

A trio of industry leaders discussed the latest trends in the real estate industry on Thursday, on the main stage at Inman Connect in San Francisco.

Announcing the 2018 Inman Innovator Award winners

The annual Inman Innovator Awards honor the creative companies, organizations and individuals pushing the boundaries of the real estate industry.

Realtor.com redesigns website to show new home listings down to the hour

Why the changes? Realtor.com says it wants to better serve its increasingly mobile audience. Per its earnings report earlier this year, realtor.com grew 14 percent year-over-year to over 50 million users, half of which were mobile.

Redfin CEO addresses the industry’s role in perpetuating housing segregation

Many of America’s cities are still segregated, and the real estate industry — including Redfin — may be playing a role in that deep divide, according to Glenn Kelman, the often outspoken CEO of Seattle-based real estate brokerage Redfin.

CreeliT announces updates to automated marketing solution

Amarki, developed by CreeliT, helps real estate agents and brokers automate marketing tasks and campaigns.

Why real estate APIs are the future

The Real Estate Transaction Standard (RETS) and application programming interfaces (APIs) each have their benefits and challenges, but the latter is the future.

Zillow’s Instant Offers homebuying service is coming to Atlanta

Three months after Zillow started buying homes with its own money and then reselling them, the real estate giant is expanding Instant Offers to Atlanta.

Amarki Marketing Simplified

Amarki transforms how the real estate industry manages marketing for franchises, brokerages, and agents

How blockchain can be used for more than just transactions

Blockchain has applications in real estate beyond financial transactions, panelists said at Inman Connect San Francisco’s Hacker Connect.

Nextdoor takes on Zillow’s Zestimate with home valuations

Nextdoor is adding home valuations and forecasts through a partnership with HouseCanary — a move to compete with Zillow’s Zestimate.