Realable puts a unique spin on virtual tours

A former agent built this unique take on how to present listings to clients using Zillow, realtor.com and Matterport. It’s part screen-share, part video tour.

In light of Google lawsuit, are monopolies lurking in the real estate industry?

On Tuesday, the U.S. Justice Department accused Google of illegally protecting its monopoly over search and search advertising. It begs the question, are there real estate monopolies?

Spurred by builder confidence, housing starts rally in September

Privately owned housing starts rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.41 million, up 1.9 percent from an August estimate, according to the US Census Bureau.

‘Landlords are scrambling’ as rents plunge in West Coast tech markets

Studio rent prices in San Francisco dropped a staggering 31 percent year over year in September, according to a new realtor.com study.

Most Americans who believe their home is haunted don’t care enough to move

A survey by realtor.com showed that 62 percent of respondents would be unlikely to purchase a home that was rumored to be haunted. However, 56 percent who believe their current home is haunted have not thought about moving.

Rocket Mortgage launches tech platform for agents

Rocket Pro Insight provides agents with a look at where each loan is in the process, terms of the loan and timing of the loan’s closing.

COVID is transforming Palm Beach into a primary residence market

Paulette and Dana Koch say the pandemic has changed the buyer composition in Palm Beach, with more buyers considering a primary home than ever before.

Median home prices see greatest annual growth since 2017

The U.S. median home price stayed near its summer peak of $350,000 and hit record-high year-over-year growth of 12.9 percent, according to realtor.com.

Get a look inside LeBron James’ new $37M mansion

In the thick of NBA playoffs, Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James recently closed the deal on a $36.75 million LA mansion.

September is no longer the best month to buy a home

Widespread low inventory and skyrocketing demand from cooped-up buyers has led to an unusually competitive fall homebuying season, according to a new realtor.com report.