New Windermere campaign highlights agents who go the extra mile — sometimes literally

Windermere Real Estate has launched a new marketing campaign highlighting not its considerable technology chops, but its agents’ willingness to go above and beyond for their clients.

WATCH: The New Kids on the Block

Hear from Roofstock’s Gary Beasley, Punchlist’s Rich Estes, ShelterZoom’s Chao Cheng-Shorland, PrestoIntelligence’s Vernand Morency, Echovate’s Matthew Gough, Jane.ai’s David Karandish, Commersh’s Kayla Jane, MapTrack’s Hunter Stevens and First.io’s Molly McKinley about their businesses in under a minute onstage at Inman Connect New York. 

Meet the Realtor running for Congress

Leigh Brown, a Realtor and owner of a North Carolina-based RE/MAX franchise, is hoping to become the Republican party’s nominee for the vacant Congressional seat in North Carolina’s 9th district.

WATCH: Enhancing the consumer experience with tech

Artificial intelligence, innovative listings, blockchain — technology is changing the way consumers are finding and purchasing real estate. Listen in to this conversation as some of the top tech minds in the industry detail the tech landscape in the real estate industry.

Need help with your digital marketing design? Try Placeit

Online digital design tool gives agents everything they need to make sharp graphics and presentations for $29 a month.

Leading Silicon Valley brokerages spearhead data-sharing initiative

A group of seven Silicon Valley brokerages are following the lead of colleagues in San Francisco to launch a regional Buyer Graph initiative powered by real estate tech startup RealScout.

Property management startup Guesty nabs $35M funding round

Software startup Guesty announced Thursday it has raised $35 million in Series C funding, bringing its total funding to $60 million.

Appeals court knocks down $4M verdict against Zillow

An appeals court has overturned a lower court’s ruling that Zillow Group willfully infringed on photos belonging to photography firm VHT and sent the case back to a lower court.

Coldwell Banker wants to embolden female executives

Women account for 63 percent of all Realtors yet more men lead companies as a broker-owner or selling manager, according to NAR.

Are real estate agents obsolete?

Many consumers don’t trust real estate agents and will always be on the hunt for ways to buy and sell without our help. If we don’t seize every opportunity we have to effectively communicate our value, we will become obsolete — and in the eyes of some, we already are.