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California agent charged with price gouging during NorCal fires

California agent charged with price gouging during NorCal fires

On April 16, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed three three misdemeanor charges against real estate agent Melissa “Missy” Echever

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Wells Fargo hit with $1B fine in mortgage account scandal

Wells Fargo hit with $1B fine in mortgage account scandal

Federal regulators on Friday hit banking giant Wells Fargo with a $1 billion fine for violations involving home mortgages and auto insurance.

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Parker Principle 12: Standing up to climate change

Parker Principle 12: Standing up to climate change

During our session, we spoke at length about disaster preparedness, stranded assets, rising home insurance rates, and the promise of new home technolo

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HUD resumes its investigation into Facebook over discriminatory housing ads

HUD resumes its investigation into Facebook over discriminatory housing ads

Facebook is under investigation for housing discrimination, again. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reopened an investigation int

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The bold plan to rebuild the tech behind property listings across the U.S.

The bold plan to rebuild the tech behind property listings across the U.S.

Eight of the nation's largest multiple listing services have committed to taking decisive steps toward streamlining the delivery of listing data for r

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ListFlash wants to give pre-market listings the eyeballs they deserve

ListFlash wants to give pre-market listings the eyeballs they deserve

In an effort to increase pre-market listing exposure for its customers, ZipLogix has introduced a new product called listFlash, which gives agents a

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10 steps for making the most of your open house

10 steps for making the most of your open house

Before the internet completely redefined the real estate market, open houses were one of the most effective ways to showcase a home. By using the foll

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5 new tax changes your investor clients will want to know

5 new tax changes your investor clients will want to know

The new tax law or 2017 "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" includes five changes that every real estate agent and broker should know for their serious real estat

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Truth: Daily naps can change your life as an agent

Truth: Daily naps can change your life as an agent

“Cause Uptown Funk gon’ give it to you!” Ugh, it’s 4:50 a.m. — wake-up time. You’re probably thinking, “What if she falls back asleep?

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The Real Word: Zillow’s homebuying plan and NAR’s logo kerfuffle

The Real Word: Zillow’s homebuying plan and NAR’s logo kerfuffle

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll tackle Zillow becoming

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Will iBuyers like Opendoor face a sudden backswing?

Will iBuyers like Opendoor face a sudden backswing?

The newest technology-based companies trying to reinvent the housing-brokerage business are the iBuyers. All are trying to simplify the process of sel

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Imagining urban utopia — America’s ‘perfect city’

Imagining urban utopia — America’s ‘perfect city’

YouTube channels Life Noggin and Real Engineering contemplate "the perfect city."

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6 ways agents can thrive in an AI-driven world

6 ways agents can thrive in an AI-driven world

AI is an umbrella term for things like machine learning, facial recognition, speech recognition, computer vision, and natural language processing. But

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Home prices surge nearly 9%, biggest growth spurt in 4 years: Redfin

Home prices surge nearly 9%, biggest growth spurt in 4 years: Redfin

Home prices soared last month, climbing 8.9 percent over March of last year with 23.9 percent of homes selling above list price. The jump was the bigg

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Hawaii real estate community rallies around victims of disastrous flooding

Hawaii real estate community rallies around victims of disastrous flooding

After heavy rainfall from a storm of close to 28 inches on the island of Kauai, the North Shore community there was bowing under pressure to cope with

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How BHHS Fox & Roach is automating its ‘Coming Soon’ listings

How BHHS Fox & Roach is automating its ‘Coming Soon’ listings

Coming Soon is a feature on Zillow many agents find useful — although they have to pay Zillow thousands of dollars to take advantage. Berkshire Hath

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Down payment crowdfunding platform HomeFundMe launches mobile app

Down payment crowdfunding platform HomeFundMe launches mobile app

HomeFundMe, the down payment assistance crowdfunding platform introduced by national mortgage banking firm CMG Financial last October, unveiled a new

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