Trulia founder Pete Flint’s venture firm NFX raises $275M

NFX splits its investments equally between business-to-business companies and business-to-consumer companies but said that out of 3,000 firms seeking money this year it will ultimately only fund 0.5 percent.

Where the billionaires are concentrated

San Francisco is the most billionaire-dense city on earth, but New York City and Hong Kong top it in overall numbers, according to the latest Wealth-X Global Billionaire Census.

A real estate developer invites a homeless couple to live in his $4M mansion. Neighbors aren’t happy

Greg Dunston and Marie Mckinzie lived on Oakland streets for 10 years before a real estate developer offered to help.

Median home price hits a new record: $300,000

The data shows that despite a cooling housing market, high prices will continue to pose an affordability challenge for buyers.

As home prices rise, Bay Area sales keep falling: CoreLogic

As home values grow, sales in the San Francisco Bay Area continue to fall, according to the latest data from property analytics provider CoreLogic.

What agents should know about tech’s next IPO boom

The San Francisco Bay Area could explode with new millionaires this year, as a number of the top Bay Area-based tech companies mull initial public offerings. But will this influx of new cash actually have an appreciable impact on the nation’s most expensive housing market?

The Compass critic that flipped: Inside Alain Pinel’s major reversal

APR president Mike Hulme vowed to agents in a company-wide memo in August of 2018 never to “impede your business by forcing you to change brokerages,” a clear swipe at Compass.

Read APR president’s letter to agents after Compass acquisition

In a letter obtained by Inman, Mike Hulme, APR’s president, wrote about the Compass acquisition and what it means for Alain Pinel’s 1,400 agents.

EXCLUSIVE: Compass to acquire Alain Pinel Realtors

Compass is acquiring Alain Pinel Realtors (APR), according to multiple sources who spoke Monday with Inman and wished to remain anonymous. The acquisition will further the Compass stranglehold on the San Francisco Bay Area market.

New York City overtakes San Francisco as world’s top tech hub: Study

New York has overtaken San Francisco as the world’s “premier tech city,” according to a new report from U.K.-based real estate consulting firm Savills.