Lifestyle-driven portal LandOnEarth announces national beta launch

LandOnEarth is a new home search portal now in beta that focuses on lifestyle before availability and helps agents interact and manage their business.

CoreLogic and Homesnap team up to make agents more mobile

CoreLogic and search platform Homesnap have teamed up to let agents update listings, sync contacts and perform other tasks all from their phones.

Corcoran CEO: Online portals are ‘biggest competition’ going forward

Pamela Liebman is a rarity in the real estate industry. She’s been with Corcoran her entire career, since 1984, serving as president and CEO for 18 years. She spoke with Inman in a wide-ranging conversation about the recent decision to franchise, as we…

Agent sues Move and NAR for ‘harassing’ texts

A South Florida real estate agent is suing the National Association of Realtors and News Corp. subsidiary Move Inc. for sending her unsolicited text messages through realtor.com after she opted out of receiving the alerts.

Map visualization tool SightMap offers renters a better way to apartment hunt

Engrain, a data visualization software company based in Denver, Colorado, released a new version of SightMaps, which empowers users to create and publish web-based, unit-by-unit and site plan maps of apartment properties and office spaces, for potentia…

Map visualization tool SightMap offers renters a better way to apartment hunt

Engrain, a data visualization software company based in Denver, Colorado, released a new version of SightMaps, which empowers users to create and publish web-based, unit-by-unit and site plan maps of apartment properties and office spaces, for potentia…

Global Insights: Crossing the Rubicon (portals vs. agents)

I admit it: I’ve wanted to use the phrase “Crossing the Rubicon” in an update for a while now. Conveniently, real-world events have now aligned to give me that chance. In this instance, the point of no return is real estate portals directly competing with real estate agents. Moves are being made.

Zillow teases Canadian listings at conference

Zillow plans to include Canadian listings on its U.S. website and apps later in 2018, the company said at an Ontario real estate conference on Wednesday, echoing statements from last fall. …

Blockchain startup Propify aims to take on Zillow and realtor.com

Blockchain basically refers to a ledger system distributed across participants’ computers, and is how most cryptocurrencies keep track of transactions and ownership. In Propify’s case, the company hopes to use a modified version of the ethereum blockch…