EXCLUSIVE: Disruption in Real Estate—Advancement or Threat?

From Zillow Instant Offers to Opendoor, real estate professionals across the country are concerned about an ever-growing faction of so-called industry disruptors. RISMedia’s recently released white paper, “The Disruption of the Real Estate Industry: A Survival Guide for Brokers and Agents,” includes exclusive RISMedia research on the topic, a look at some of the industry’s […]

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Augmented Reality and drones win NY real estate hackathon

Dozens of innovators in technology and real estate spent the weekend in a fourth-floor midtown Manhattan tech incubator to devise creative ways to tackle some of the biggest problems plaguing the real estate industry. …

Watch out Airbnb: Vacasa just raised $104M

Eight years ago, Eric Breon and his wife inherited a little 480-square-foot cabin on the Washington coast. Nearby homeowners told them that they could expect to earn around $3,400 a year by renting out the property to vacationers looking to get a taste…

Special Report: The new agent’s technology playbook

Launching a real estate career is not for the faint of heart, but in 2017 it could be a career match made in heaven for the tech smart, according to Inman’s latest survey results. Combined with a strategic approach, the ever-improving suite of tools at real estate agents’ disposal has the potential to level the playing field between tech-savvy rookies and seasoned veterans slow to change …

Redfin Mortgage expands to Illinois, eyes Virginia

Redfin announced today that it is now offering loans to homebuyers in Illinois through its lending arm, Redfin Mortgage. The Seattle-based tech-powered brokerage also plans to expand Redfin Mortgage into Virginia later this year, with more markets to come in 2018.  …

Lone Wolf acquires Instanet Solutions in real estate software war

Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies, an almost 30-year-old company that provides software products to help real estate agents market, track finances and manage documents, announced today that it has acquired competitor Instanet Solutions, an end-to-end …

Zillow expands solar energy scores to 84 million homes

Zillow is introducing the idea of rooftop solar to millions of consumers and real estate professionals who might otherwise be unaware of its value. …

Most MLSs ‘not sure’ if they’ll work with Upstream

The vast majority of MLSs either need more information about the project before giving their support or flat-out aren’t interested in participating …

Step into this century: 5 tips for marketing your open house digitally

With a big open house coming up, Sally Agent put an eye-catching ad in the paper, readied her open house signs and flags and hoped that people would see her static advertising and show up …

Step into this century: 5 tips for marketing your open house digitally

With a big open house coming up, Sally Agent put an eye-catching ad in the paper, readied her open house signs and flags and hoped that people would see her static advertising and show up …