The top residential real estate brokerage in the U.S. is still NRT

The annual list ranks brokerages and residential real estate companies by transactions. To make the cut for this year’s list, a firm had to close at least 1,899 transactions in 2017.

Realtor.com’s new college scholarship is all about ‘Local Pride’

Realtor.com is striving to help the next generation of homebuyers with the debut of its Local Pride Scholarship, which gives college-bound students the opportunity to win a first-place $2,500 prize, second-place $1,000 prize or third-place $500 prize f…

Sotheby’s International Realty posts record $108B in annual sales volume

“The U.S. business grew faster than the overall market partly due to pent-up demand in the luxury space and some very strong operating franchisees.” …

New CEO Simon Chen plans to put the ‘electronic’ back in ERA Real Estate

When Simon Chen joined ERA Real Estate in May, he learned that the acronym stood for “electronic realty associates.” Chen is working to refocus ERA on tech as the new …

Realogy made $6.1B in revenue in 2017, up 5%

Realogy Holdings Corp., the sprawling real estate conglomerate, tallied $6.1 billion in revenue in 2017, up 5 percent from the previous year, as senior executives on Tuesday indicated a reduction in commission rates in 2018 and a $200 million investmen…

Cartus to use predictive analytics technology, interactive timelines

Cartus, a Realogy company, is rolling out its new analytics system in partnership with Ironside to better evaluate the moves and expenses of its customers …

Realogy earns ethics award for seventh year running

“What makes Realogy really special is our employees’ passion for living our core values, especially integrity. Our people commit themselves to excellence in their day-to-day work and extend themselves as leaders in the communities they serve and the re…

Should real estate fear the stock market tumble?

Inman spoke to economists on Tuesday to sort out the facts from the falsehoods and what real estate professionals and homebuyers can expect from the housing market leading into what most believe will remain a choppy few days ahead …

Why 2018 is the year of the agent

Some brokers’ heads are sitting on the disruption guillotine, but not good agents. This is a dramatic shift from the old days, when agents were treated like grunts …

New Realogy CEO ready to ‘pivot quickly’ through disruption

Inman sat down with Schneider for an exclusive interview about how Realogy plans to attract top talent, equip its agents with technology to improve the transaction, blend insights from real estate industry outsiders and insiders, and adapt to inevitable disruption.  …