News Corp beats consensus, reports quarterly revenue growth of 21%

News Corp, the parent company of Move’s realtor.com and Australia-based REA Group, reported Thursday that its revenue grew to $2.63 billion during the final three months of 2018, representing a 21 percent year-over-year increase.

The biggest mergers and acquisitions of 2018

The year in real estate was marked by big-name brokerages and franchises using their capital to gobble up market share and boost their value propositions with enhanced agent technology.

Inman’s most-read stories of 2018

The past year has seen a wave of news about new technology, the struggles Realtors are facing in a changing market, lawsuits and even crime. Here are Inman’s 16 must-read posts from 2018.

The endless battle for data control

The battle over listing syndication isn’t new, and the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors isn’t the first to flirt with ending automatic syndication.

Real estate now fastest revenue growth segment: News Corp. CEO

News Corp, the parent company of Move’s realtor.com and Australia-based REA Group, reported Wednesday that its revenue grew to $2.52 billion, a 23 percent increase year-over-year.

Supreme Court dismisses appeal in real estate search patent case

The Supreme Court has ruled it would not review a Federal Circuit court decision denying a patent for Real Estate Alliance Ltd.’s real estate search tool.

Rise and fall: How much real estate CEOs lost in the stock market slide this week

On Wednesday, the Dow Jones stock index plummeted 800 points. Here are the publicly traded real estate CEOs who took the biggest hit.

Zillow breaks into lead referral business

The new pilot program, which launches in Florida under Premier Broker, will allow brokerages to generate leads with no upfront costs.

News Corp. is acquiring a broker’s license in Texas

Opcity has a brokerage license in its home state of Texas, but the company does not represent homebuyers or sellers, and that will not change after the acquisition, according to Move and Opcity.

Super Bowl champ Mychal Kendricks charged with insider trading over Move acquisition tip

An NFL linebacker allegedly made $279,000 off of News Corp’s acquisition of Move Inc., the company that operates realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors.