News Corp. earnings fall short, but realtor.com parent Move saw growth

News Corp., owner of popular portal realtor.com, revealed Thursday that its revenue declined more than expected in recent months, though realtor.com’s parent Move actually saw revenue grow.

Showdown in San Francisco: High drama, huge stakes at NAR

This week, NAR members gather to face another set of tough decisions about the future of real estate. This time, pocket listings take center stage.

Joe Pesci lists $6.5M Jersey Shore mansion fit for a ‘made man’

The 76-year-old actor, out of retirement this week for the Martin Scorsese epic “The Irishman,” is known for playing tough guys in gangster movies.

A decade of social media marketing: The good, the bad and the ugly

When I was with a big box at the advent of social media, the higher-ups seemed to tolerate my blog, but they strongly suggested that I “get my nose out of that laptop and go out and meet people.” My how things have changed.

Remine unveils — then axes — new agent matching feature

The real estate tech vendor pulled the feature after Vendor Alley’s Greg Robertson and MLS members raised concerns over data access.

‘In Cold Blood’ home, site of Clutter murders, hits the market

The Holcomb, Kansas, home inspired Truman Capote’s bestselling book “In Cold Blood.”

When is the best time to buy a house?

Even when looking at hard data, you’ll realize there are a million different rationales you can use to convince clients on timing, but it really depends on their circumstances.

How to defend your online reputation

There’s a difference between reviews and testimonials, and the distinction is important. Find out why and how to respond to, learn from and keep it classy with negative online reviews.

Mid-market inventory shortage is ‘canary in the coal mine’

A new realtor.com housing trends study released Tuesday reveals another seismic inventory shortage may be on the way.

Online reviews: 5 critical questions agents ask

When it comes to online agent reviews, the same set of questions has popped up for years. It seems prudent, and hopefully helpful, to address some of those questions here.