Redfin CEO addresses the industry’s role in perpetuating housing segregation

Many of America’s cities are still segregated, and the real estate industry — including Redfin — may be playing a role in that deep divide, according to Glenn Kelman, the often outspoken CEO of Seattle-based real estate brokerage Redfin.

Zillow’s Instant Offers homebuying service is coming to Atlanta

Three months after Zillow started buying homes with its own money and then reselling them, the real estate giant is expanding Instant Offers to Atlanta.

Nextdoor takes on Zillow’s Zestimate with home valuations

Nextdoor is adding home valuations and forecasts through a partnership with HouseCanary — a move to compete with Zillow’s Zestimate.

Redfin announces $240M stock offering for potential acquisitions

It may choose to use a portion of the proceeds to invest in or acquire third-party businesses, products, services, technologies or other assets.

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.

Imbrex launches to let agents put property listings on the blockchain

Imbrex is using blockchain to create a listings platform that will compete with Zillow and to offer back-end solutions for real estate data.

Dotloop’s messaging features just got a whole lot more streamlined

In an effort to streamline the number of platforms real estate agents use to advance deals, dotloop has announced new real-time communication and document sharing mobile messaging features.

Premium Shrinks for Waterfront: Zillow

The inventory issue is permeating to properties on the waterfront. Access to a beach or dock is expensive, but less so now than it was in recent years, according to an analysis newly released by Zillow. In the first quarter of the year, the average homebuyer paid a 36 percent premium for waterfront; in the […]

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How the Trump tariffs are affecting US homebuyers

The Trump administration’s trade policy is putting greater strains on an already inventory-starved real estate market and driving up home prices, according to a trio of real estate economists.

Dotloop GM Austin Allison to step down at the end of 2018

Austin Allison, the CEO and co-founder of the cloud-based real estate transaction management system dotloop is stepping down at the end of the year, the executive announced Tuesday, in a blogpost.