CertifID will now cover up to $1M in wire fraud protection

CertifID, a company providing security and authentication software, just raised its customer guarantee to cover up to $1 million in losses.

Offerpad is expanding to Dallas and Tucson

As competition in the industry heats up, the tech-enabled, all-cash homebuying and re-selling startup Offerpad is not sitting idly by: the company is expanding into two new markets: Dallas, Texas, by November 1 and Tucson, Arizona, by December 3. 

Here’s why an iBuyer company pretended to run for Senate

If you want to get buyers to notice your new home-resale startup, there’s always the option of pretending to run for Senate.

Tenant screener RealPage pays $3M for imprecise criminal records tool

After the Federal Trade Commission accused tenant screening company RealPage of falsely linking some prospective renters to criminal records, the company has agreed to shell out $3 million in a penalty settlement.

Compass defends productivity claims, pushes back on criticism

Compass is defending its productivity claims from attacks by MoxiWorks, a “competitor” that CEO Robert Reffkin says is “trying to damage our reputation.”

WATCH: ‘I’ve never recruited an agent.’ Umansky, Reffkin and more at Luxury Connect

Featured in the morning sessions at Luxury Connect on Wednesday October 17th, Brad Inman moderated a discussion diving into the questions and concerns of the modern brokerage. Panelists included Mauricio Umansky (CEO, The Agency), Tami Pardee (Owner, H…

Compass nabs 17-agent team from Coldwell Banker

Compass welcomed Jonathan Keith’s TeamJK to the fold after the team opted to leave Coldwell Banker for better technology, according to a Tuesday press release.

Placester’s free Realtor websites are getting a total makeover

Tech provider Placester has streamlined and improved its free website service for members of the National Association of Realtors.

Kinder, gentler Compass CEO regrets ‘arrogant’ marketing

Compass CEO Robert Reffkin sat down with Inman to discuss the past six years and the state of both his company and the real estate industry as a whole.

This app wants to help agents oversee buyers’ home searches

Crafted by an agent for fellow agents, Quitchet was built by a South Carolina-based agent. It uses home search to capture buyers and help agents manage the buying process.