Zillow brings ‘My Agent’ feature to StreetEasy

It lets Premier Agent customers send invitations directly to buyers to become their go-to agent and guide throughout the home search process.

Zillow’s new director of industry outreach is a real estate Jedi

Bret Calltharp, a 15-year real estate veteran and most recently with BHGRE, has been chosen as Zillow’s next director of industry outreach.

Veteran broker joins eXp to oversee Arizona operations

Holly Mabery, a 20-year veteran of the real estate industry, is joining eXp Realty as Arizona Broker and will oversee the company’s operations in the state.

Is a dumpster an indication of a home about to come to market?

Denver-based, flat-free brokerage Trelora is conducting a small-scale study right now to find out.

Opendoor quietly expands to Minnesota

As of late June, the iBuyer had gone from 10 to 11 markets by adding Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Yolanda’s Little Black Book author believed to be former Compass finance manager

James McClain, a former finance manager at Compass, is believed to be the individual behind a gossip blog that leaked details on celebrity homes.

Engel & Völkers and Concierge partner for property auctions

Engel & Völkers announced that its Americas division is partnering with Concierge Auctions, the lux property marketplace, to make Concierge the “preferred auction provider” for Engel & Völkers Americas properties.

NAR joins fight to extend the National Flood Insurance Program

The National Association of Realtors announced Friday that it’s joined 21 of the nation’s largest trade associations in a campaign urging Congress to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) before a July 31 deadline.

Opendoor temporarily caps offers in Dallas-Fort Worth at $300,000

Opendoor, the popular iBuyer startup launched in 2014, will temporarily stop making offers on houses over $300,000 in the Dallas-Fort Worth market.

New CoreLogic training program may boost home appraisers

The number of qualified home appraisers is declining every year — and that’s why CoreLogic and The Columbia Institute are teaming up to launch an appraiser trainee program.