With Canadian funding, Real Estate Webmasters looks to build European MLS

Real Estate Webmasters has earned funding from a unique government of Canada business loan program — REW put up $2.58 million, and Canada is matching it — and is aiming to build an international, multilingual multiple listing service.

National Association of Realtors asks judge to toss antitrust suits

A pair of lawsuits could upend how compensation works, but NAR believes the cases “are wrong on the facts, wrong on the economics and wrong on the law.”

Inventory plummets, prices jump near Amazon’s HQ2 in Virginia

In the wake of Amazon’s HQ2 announcement, agents say that some sellers in Virginia are waiting to list their properties while buyers at the lower end of the spectrum are having trouble competing for homes.

Announcing the 2019 Inman Innovator Award winners

Redfin Direct, Homeward and Brix Real Estate are among those honored at Inman Connect Las Vegas.

Constellation Real Estate Group picks up predictive data firm offrs

The purchase comes amid an acquisition spree from Constellation that has seen the firm make investments in an array of real estate technology.

4 ways to turn your website into a lead generation machine

When building a successful website, there are two things to keep in mind: 1. Your brand. 2. Your target audience. In the 15 years that Propertybase has been building real estate websites, we have seen time and time again when there was too much focus o…

Naked data under the stars: A real estate love story

Industry data is often masked in layers of cosmetic “enhancements” and workarounds. It presents relationship problems when agents, brokers and MLSs aren’t looking at the same picture. Innovative technology companies are swooning for the powerhouse data feeds coming from Stellar MLS.

The essential guide to investment properties

It’s a huge industry, and one that represents an opportunity for agents. But it’s also a field with quirks, culture, sub-categories and methodologies.

Why the class action lawsuit against NAR and the big brokers makes sense

The looming class action lawsuit against the National Association of Realtors and a handful of big-box brokers doesn’t put the future of the real estate industry in as dire straits as NAR and its members would have you believe, argues Hawaiian broker B…

CoreLogic’s top lawyer is quitting in the middle of a Justice Dept. inquiry

A spokesperson for CoreLogic confirmed to Inman that Arnold Pinkston would be leaving the company and explained that he had received a job offer from a large medical device manufacturer in Orange County, California.