Knock will buy you a new home, even if you don’t have one to sell

Knock can help new buyers get approved for a mortgage, buy a house on their behalf in cash and then transfer it over to them.

Amazon wants its new Fire TV Cube to be the brain of your smart home

Alexa, turn on the TV. The newest version of Amazon’s Fire TV Cube now comes with a speaker and an Alexa voice assistant, allowing users to turn on a TV with their voice.

I toured an Opendoor home for sale, and its frictionless tech was a game-changer

If you make it easier to see a home, could you sell it for a higher price? A recent tour of homes in Scottsdale, Arizona, using Opendoor’s app, led me to believe that it’s highly possible.

Tweetstorm perfectly captures the insanity of Silicon Valley’s housing market right now

Indeed, San Francisco housing prices have risen dramatically over the last decade, going from approximately $900,000 in 2007 to nearly $1.5 million in …

loanDepot CEO Anthony Hsieh on Amazon mortgages, Gen Z and the future of lending

Anthony Hsieh founded loanDepot eight years ago, in the depths of the recession. Since then, he’s grown the company to the second-largest nonbank consumer lender in the country …

How America’s first blockchain property transfer took place

The first title transfer via blockchain is, in all likelihood, in South Burlington, Vermont. The startup Propy prompted the local city clerk to accept a transaction via blockchain …

How America’s first blockchain property transfer took place

The first title transfer via blockchain is, in all likelihood, in South Burlington, Vermont. The startup Propy prompted the local city clerk to accept a transaction via blockchain …

Here’s the tech that real estate leaders should be using

“It still comes back to the relationships and relationship-building and keeping in contact with the other humans.” …

This robot can build custom furniture for you

The idea, said Lipton, is to make certain types of furniture assembly accessible to the non-carpenter. While the team still has a long way to go before its system is available to the average consumer, the researchers hope it can help others create cust…

The essential guide for real estate leadership on tech disruption

Nearly 30 percent of 787 real estate respondents polled for Inman’s Leadership survey in February said “technological disruption” remains the single biggest threat to the real estate industry, edging out other perils like shifting demographics, market fluctuations and global politics …