Gary Keller reportedly explored buying eXp’s virtual world vendor

Gary Keller allegedly explored buying VirBELA, the vendor of eXp Realty’s virtual world, before the latter scooped the company up in an acquisition.

Gone without a trace: New owners strip all signs of Harvey Weinstein from NYC townhouse

You won’t find signs of Harvey Weinstein at his old New York home — the new owners have completely stripped the property of anything that could remind others of the disgraced Hollywood executive.

The 17 markets with the most mega sales in the world

New York City, Los Angeles and Aspen are among the 17 markets with the most mega property sales in the world, according to a new report.

Why tech and big money are going to clobber traditional real estate

A member of a prominent VC firm Andreessen Horowitz believes that big data, big money and changing consumer preferences will remake the industry.

Can smart home devices help sell a home? Part 1: Setup

Inman is putting the ease of creating a connected home to the test in this three-part series. How easy is it to set up, and can smart-home tech actually help sell a house? Part 1: installation.

Block wants to take the guesswork out of home renovations

While a typical bathroom renovation in the New York City area costs on average $20,000, Block Renovation’s offerings start at around $15,000 or 25 percent less.

BHHS Fox & Roach launches new agent tech platform

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach is launching a new marketing technology platform for its 5,100 agents in the Tri-State area.

NoiseAware keeps tabs on noisy short-term renters

NoiseAware helps owners and managers of short-term rentals manage and address noise before complaints are filed.

Compass hiring 100 more engineers for Seattle tech hub

Compass is launching a west coast technology campus and looking to nearly double its technical staff to populate the new hub.

Los Angeles is cracking down on Airbnb

Los Angeles has adopted sweeping regulations that will restrict how long people can rent out homes using Airbnb, as well as which properties they will be allowed to list with the home-sharing service.