Airbnb launches new luxury service for high-end properties

Airbnb Luxe boasts more than 2,000 listings in places like French castles, Tuscan villas and private islands, the company announced in a statement.

Home by Frank Lloyd Wright’s intern can be yours for less than $1M

A mid-century house designed by a one-time Frank Lloyd Wright intern has hit the market north of Montreal, Canada, for $855,000.

Why discount brokerages do a disservice to sellers

How are discount or flat-fee services a good option for sellers? They aren’t. Here’s why these “savings” are depleting sellers of proper exposure and the best pool of buyers at every angle.

How millennials are reshaping the luxury home market

Because millennials comprise a significant percentage of high-end homebuyers, real estate agents need to be aware of the selling points that appeal to them — and how to market to them effectively. Here are a few of the luxury home features millennial homebuyers desire.

Engel & Völkers launches new mega website for consumers, agents

The site is specific to the Americas region and has a suite of agent tools including CRM tech, lead management, a business dashboard and more.

Bloomberg launches luxury listings section

The section launched Tuesday, and for the next 30 days, it will exclusively feature listings from Sotheby’s International Realty.

New company uses data to match luxury properties and buyers

A new company is building a system that will use data and artificial intelligence to match high-end properties with lifestyle preferences and hobbies.

5 unique marketing features that luxury brands nail

Luxury real estate brands excel in sophisticated branding, marketing and copy writing. Here are five ideas that real estate businesses looking to scale in 2019 can learn from luxe brands.

What can we learn from the most expensive sale in the US?

David Friedman, co-founder of WealthQuotient, talks through the recent $238 million Central Park South Penthouse purchase by hedge fund magnate and founder of Citadel, Ken Griffin, and what we can learn about ultra-high-net-worth individuals.

Lion & Orb and Luxury Presence launch marketing partnership

Real estate public relations startup Lion & Orb is teaming up with real estate marketing firm Luxury Presence to give clients an even stronger digital footprint.