CEO group’s new emphasis on social responsibility prompts backlash from ex-Realogy CEO

Lashing out at Business Roundtable’s new mission statement, Richard Smith said Friday that corporations’ No. 1 job is “to create shareholder value — period.”

Inman News quiz: Think you’re on top of the week’s biggest stories?

Take Inman’s real estate news quiz to demonstrate how strong your talking points and cocktail banter are this week.

Women at Zillow make 1 cent more than men with similar skills

Women made up 42 percent of Zillow’s workforce in 2018, up from 39 percent in 2016, according to the company’s first ever “Sustainability Report.”

Pink emoji house that caused neighborhood furor up for sale

The Manhattan Beach bright pink emoji house that caused a major neighborhood fight is now on the market for $1.749 million.

Curious about iBuyer trends? This new map offers radical transparency

Real estate tech analyst Mike DelPrete and data and software provider Remine launched an interactive visualization tool that closely tracks the growth and trends of three leading iBuyers: Opendoor, Zillow Offers and Offerpad.

Zillow Offers lands in Miami with future plans to buy condos

Zillow Offers is officially live in South Florida. Starting Monday, sellers in Fort Lauderdale, Miami and other parts of South Florida can get a free, all-cash offer from Zillow.

The Real Word: Zillow’s losing money, but not as much as before

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, Zillow lost $2,916 on every home it sold in Q2 on average. But this is a small price to pay for what it is gaining.

WATCH: The 2019 Inman Innovator Awards

From Zillow to Redfin and beyond, watch Inman announce the winners of the 2019 Innovator Awards in Las Vegas.

Is becoming irrelevant?

With no iBuyer strategy, yet many options, is falling further behind in delivering value to both consumers and agents. Here’s why.

The real estate wonderkids

At this disruptive moment in time, the fate of the real estate industry rests in the hands of a relatively new crop of real estate wonderkids. Meet the fixer, master, money man, tortoise and inventor.