NAR announces 2019 REach accelerator class lineup

The National Association of Realtors announced on Friday the lineup for its 2019 tech accelerator, REach. This year’s class includes companies focused on digital marketing, agent safety and productivity, crowdsourced agent referrals, and home staging.

3 investing truths from a tenured agent and investor

Chris Haddon sits down with D.C. agent and investor Cher Castillo, who shares why jumping into real estate — both investing and working with clients — has ultimately created her success and what she’s learned along the way.

Feds release long-awaited opportunity zone regulations

The federal government released regulations Wednesday meant to stimulate investment in businesses and real estate projects in financially distressed areas.

HBO’s John Oliver puts spotlight on mobile home industry

On Sunday, HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” delved into the mobile home industry, otherwise known as the manufactured home or trailer industry.

Real estate has no clear strategy for addressing climate change risks

Climate change poses a significant threat to the real estate industry, which has been slow to adopt standards to deal with the rising threat, according to a study published this week by the Urban Land Institute, a nonprofit education and research institute.

PeerStreet lowers real estate investment buy-in to $100

Peer-to-peer lending platform PeerStreet has lowered the minimum sum needed to invest in its real estate-backed loans to $100, the company announced Monday.

The essential guide to Wall Street and real estate

Wall Street and venture capitalists are pouring fortunes into everything from real estate tech companies to single-family rentals. Here’s what real estate pros should know from the top down.

SoftBank eyeing additional $15B for its Vision Fund: Report

Softbank’s Vision Fund, the venture capital arm of Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, is seeking to raise an additional $15 billion to invest in tech startups.

Median home price hits a new record: $300,000

The data shows that despite a cooling housing market, high prices will continue to pose an affordability challenge for buyers.

WATCH: Building wealth through investing

What does the transition from buying and selling homes to growing your investment portfolio look like? Why should agents be using this strategy to build wealth? From duplexes to cemeteries, listen in as these pros explain their different takes on inves…