In the latest move in what has been a banner year in the battle for domination of the online real estate market, Redfin announced that it received a large injection of funding from several large investors. The company said that it plans to use the money to continue its growth.
Zillow, Inc. (Nasdaq:Z) and Trulia, Inc. (NYSE:TRLA) today announced that Zillow shareholders and Trulia stockholders voted resoundingly to approve the previously announced definitive agreement, dated as of July 28, 2014, pursuant to which Zillow will acquire Trulia.
Site features include a range of options and information similar to those available on other portal sites like Zillow or Realtor.com, including map search, school and neighborhood data and walk scores, as well as photos and tax data. Listings are pulled directly from MLS Pin, ensuring accuracy. Search results display days on market, while listing pages prominently feature the photo and contact info of the listing agent, and only the listing agent. - See more at: http://www.bankerandtradesman.com/news162209.html#sthash.uo4ZoQfp.dpufMLS Pin Quietly Rolls Out Public Facing Site
Slower price gains and the lowest interest rates in nearly two years did little to spur November home sales as low housing affordability and tight supply conditions remained obstacles to entering the market for would-be buyers, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today.
NEW YORK---- News Corp announced today that Ryan O’ Hara will become Chief Executive Officer of Move, Inc., effective January 5, 2015. News Corp acquired Move, a leading provider of online real estate services, including realtor.com ®, last month. We are also extremely grateful to Steve Berkowitz for his years of astute and principled leadership, during which period...
The largest U.S. banks have lowered their standards for some of the riskiest lending in a sign that weak underwriting is returning to levels seen before the 2008 financial crisis, according to a regulator’s report.
Citing the potential for air and water pollution and inestimable public-health risks, the state of New York has officially banned the oil and gas extraction process known as fracking. The move becomes that latest in an ongoing nationwide battle over fracking. Here's why it matters for housing.
Homeowners who had short sales in 2014 were facing massive tax bills unless Congress extended short sale tax breaks. The House of Representatives did its part two weeks ago, and now the Senate has followed suit.
"The change of our corporate name to REcolorado is an important milestone in the history of our company," said Kirby Slunaker, president and CEO of REcolorado. "It reflects our broader focus on providing consumers the most accurate and up-to-date resources for buying and selling Colorado homes, while continuing to serve our member base of more than 16,000 Colorado realtors and real estate professionals."
Privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in November were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,035,000. This is 5.2% below the revised October rate of 1,092,000 and is 0.2% below the November 2013 estimate of 1,037,000.
Artificial Intelligence has been in the media a lot lately. So much so that it’s only a matter of time before it graduates to meaningless buzz word status like “big data” and “cloud.” Usually I would be a big supporter. Being in the AI space, any attention to our often overlooked industry is welcome. But there seems to be more misinformation out there than solid facts.
A recent survey of real estate executives by real estate marketing firm Imprev has shed some light on the issue, finding that the gap in quality between leads acquired through relationships and leads generated through third-party websites is more like a chasm than a ditch.
ARROYO GRANDE, Calif., Dec. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, real estate brokerage firms representing more than 300,000 Realtors® and 25 leading Multiple Listings Service (MLS) firms with 350,000 agent and broker subscribers announced the formation of a new company that will develop and manage a new consumer website. The name of the new company has yet to be determined. This announcement is the first time that the 50 industry leaders participating in early formation discussions have released
We’re not ace photographers, but we all take photos. Most could use a little help with light and shadow. So rather than making you manually filter them, Facebook tells me it will now auto-enhance newly uploaded photos starting today on iOS and soon on Android. You’ll be able to adjust a slider to control just how enhanced you want the light, shadow, and clarity, or revert back to your original shot.
According to the latest Fed meeting, the current 0% to .25% target range for the federal funds rate will likely be appropriate for a considerable time following the end of its asset purchase program in October.
The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act is critical to the housing industry, and despite passing the House on a bipartisan vote, the Senate failed to reauthorize it before recessing. Here's what the industry has to say.
In its new holiday ad, online pet food retailer Freshpets takes this sentiment to its ridiculous extreme by giving a collection of 13 dogs and a cat, human torsos, arms, hands, and a holiday dinner table. The combo of the dog's head and human hands device has been used before but, maybe due to the addition of eyeglasses, the result is awesome.
Matt Martin Real Estate Management announced a definitive agreement to acquire RealtyBid.com. This greatly expands the company’s capabilities with a proven disposition platform for owners of single-family residences and commercial assets.
According a report from The Relevancy Group entitled Exploring The Benefits Of Real-Time Email, by David Daniels, 73% of consumers utilize their mobile phone to access one or more email accounts, making it crucial for marketers to ensure that email messages render properly on mobile phones, and to leverage real-time email marketing to keep content fresh.