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.

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.

Realtor.com update lets consumers text agents

Realtor.com has added a new feature for mobile users to grant them the ability get an immediate connection to a real estate agent through text message.

News Corp. appoints new president of global digital real estate

Tracey Fellows, who led Melbourne-based, News Corp.-owned REA Group for four years, will now oversee all of the corporation’s digital real estate services, including Move, Inc., and REA Group, which includes iProperty in Asia and PropTiger and Housing….

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.

News Corp. finalizes $210M acquisition of Opcity

News Corp. subsidiary and realtor.com operator Move Inc. has finalized the acquisition of Opcity, a real estate lead generation technology platform.

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.

Are real estate’s giants ready for a stock market correction?

As talk of a market correction looms, take a look at the stock prices of Realogy, RE/MAX, Zillow and more.

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.