Compass nabs $450 million in largest real estate tech investment in U.S. history

Humongous breaking news this morning for Compass, the white-hot real estate tech company: it just received a $450 million investment from SoftBank Vision Fund …

Tech startup StreetWire wants to be the true north of property data

Anyone who’s gone through the process of renting, buying, or selling a home knows how much of a hassle–and potential security risk–it is. You end up disclosing loads of information about yourself, most of it seen by several people you …

OfferPad expands to Charlotte metro area

OfferPad, an iBuyer program that lets buyers hail agents like Uber, announced the opening of a new office in Charlotte, North Carolina …

The government pays more to rich homeowners than poor renters

The federal government paid out twice as much money to wealthy homeowners via the mortgage interest deduction as it spent on section 8 rent assistance …

The latest from the Northern California wildfires

Stay updated with our coverage on the latest from the wildfires sweeping through Northern California and learn how the real estate industry is responding …

McMansion Hell blogger explains the sadness of living large

The humorous blogger joined a panel in New York City to discuss the “architecture of consumption,” and what our living spaces say about us …

Marketing materials made easy: Compass releases new agent tool

In March, Compass released Compass Collections, a proprietary collaborative search tool that enables buyers to “organize, monitor, discuss and collaborate” with their agents on a number of properties they’ve picked. The tool aimed to reduce confusion and streamline the search process, saving precious time in a housing market where new listings are being swept up quicker than ever …

Tommie ‘Traffic’ Powers shares the secret to quality leads

Tommie Powers (aka “Tommie Traffic”) is a tech entrepreneur, investor and paid acquisition expert. It’s his expertise at successfully using channels like Google Adwords, YouTube and Facebook to drive traffic that earned him his nickname …

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In this monthly column, a member of Miami’s Master Brokers Forum will examine and positively resolve potential differences that may arise between real estate professionals in the field. This month’s edition is written by Master Broker Farid Moussallem, director of …

How to make real estate selling great again

What is your plan to make this your greatest year in real estate? Your canned response likely includes the following …