End of net neutrality could spell doom for real estate small businesses

And for sites like RedFin, Zillow and realtor.com, a rollback could have a deleterious effect, making it more expensive for consumers to access these sites …

GOP tax reform would drive up costs of selling a home

Zillow analysis finds homeowners in America’s priciest neighborhoods to be hit with millions in new capital gains taxes under both House and Senate tax bill …

North America will lead world in new housing construction through 2021

Meanwhile, the study also notes that China and India will drive 43 percent of all new housing development, continuing a streak …

Connect/Reflect: The Dutch are here!

We recently sat down with Boris Geheniau of the Netherlands to ask him about his team’s experiences attending Connect …

NASA calls for real estate pros in 3-D printed habitat competition

NASA wants real estate pros for 3-D printed habitat contest …

Is Opendoor testing a new listing brokerage service?

If the Yelp review is authentic, Opendoor’s test suggests the company is willing to explore a new business model that doesn’t see it buy homes …

Wells Fargo Consumer Lending chief axed for disparaging communication to former executive

Still reeling from a scandal involving fake banking accounts, Wells Fargo this week fired its head of consumer lending over mysterious email activity, executives said on Friday …

Could Gary Keller and Compass’s Robert Reffkin be more similar?

I recently sat with Compass CEO Robert Reffkin in his slick new offices on New York City’s 5th Avenue, when suddenly the image of Texan Gary Keller oddly flashed before my eyes. It was an illusion that quickly lifted, but something clicked in my head that I had missed before …

Will the real estate industry go back to the Dark Ages after 2018?

Mark your calendars: one year from tomorrow, the way shoppers currently search for homes online, and the way brokerages like Redfin can present home listings to consumers, could change in significant ways. That’s because November 18, 2018, will mark the …

Pinterest of real estate partners with lead-gen CRM

A partnership between networking platform IdealEstate and brokerage automation platform Inside Real Estate was announced Tuesday in a press release. As part of the partnership, IdealEstate is building a set of specialized features (on top of its existing offerings) specifically for customers of Inside Real Estate …