Amazon HQ2 sparks apartment gold rush in NYC and Virginia

One day after Amazon announced it will open a pair of new headquarters in New York and Virginia, interest in the two areas’ real estate is spiking.

Vacasa now offers short-term apartment rentals in cities

In an announcement today, the company unveiled a new service called Vacasa Multifamily that will provide short-term rental management in cities. Property managers and developers using the service will be able to turn their urban units over to the compa…

Flat-fee brokerage Purplebricks reports growth in the US

In a Tuesday earnings report, Purplebricks touted growth in the U.S., including 140 sales consultants and local real estate experts in seven states.

How much did Compass pay for Pacific Union International?

There’s been a lot speculation about how much Compass paid for Pacific Union International, but following an earnings call last week, we have some answers.

Vacation home rental platform Vacasa snags $64M

Vacation home rental platform Vacasa has secured another round of funding to the tune of $64 million, the company announced Thursday.

Can the co-living market become a new revenue stream for agents?

Co-living is about small spaces, but for astute real estate agents across the United States it may also represent a huge, largely untapped opportunity.

Affluent buyers outnumber sellers

Nearly 40 percent of high-net-worth individuals are ready to buy in the next three years while 23 percent are looking to sell, according to a new report.

Cadre unveils a new market for trading shares of commercial buildings

Called Cadre Secondary Markets, the exchange lets accredited investors who own slices of commercial buildings sell their stakes to other investors, potentially bringing new liquidity to the commercial real estate market and enticing more wealthy indivi…

3 ways real estate agents can help renters become homeowners

Here’s how three real estate agents in three distinct markets — New York City, Chicago and Fargo — are helping renters make their dreams come true.

Lesson Learned: Go with the flow, and be willing to take risks

In this Monday column, Christy Murdock Edgar asks agents across the nation to share the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, the “Financial Guru of Real Estate” Sharon White Blouse.