Are Zillow’s Premier Agent changes working for agents?

Since Zillow rolled out updates to its Premier Agent program in April, agent advertiser churn has been an issue, according to Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff.

In his life, Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee had superhero homes

In life, the creator of the legendary Marvel comic universe Stan Lee also loved real estate — his Los Angeles homes were regularly featured in magazines.

Smart home tech is not just for luxury renters

Renters in 30,000 existing apartments are about to get an array of new smart-home features, including Amazon Echo Dots, installed for free thanks to a new partnership between a major landlord and a tech startup.

Real estate is an adventure race: 8 steps to win

Adam Hergenrother reflects on his 35-hour USARA Adventure Race National Championship and how it translates to real estate business building.

60-year-old Realtor arrested after stealing money from open house

Connecticut Realtor Darcy Allison Sledge turned herself in to police last week on an active arrest warrant after a surveillance camera captured her swiping cash from an open house.

BoomTown buys lead qualification company Real Contact

BoomTown, a sales and marketing platform for the real estate industry, has bought a company that, it says, attacks a real pain point for real estate agents — following up with leads promptly.

Redfin beats estimates in Q3 — just barely

Redfin’s third quarter 2018 revenue of $140.3 million beat predictions from analysts, who had expected an increase of only 27 percent to $139.01 million.

Luxury Presence gets $2.13M in funding

The Santa Monica-based luxury brokerage marketing platform closes on funding round of $2.13 million to expand marketing services to luxury real estate brokerages.

‘We don’t want them here:’ NYC locals respond to Amazon HQ2 report

Amazon is likely to choose Long Island City in Queens for one of two planned sites of its second headquarters, raising mixed feelings among residents.

DocuSign and NAR partner to offer products to digital neophytes

The electronic document company has partnered with the National Association of Realtors to offer use of the software at no charge to agents who have never facilitated a deal by electronic means.