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The Real Word: Are you using these bidding war strategies?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. In this edition of The Real Word, they'll discuss how increasing lumber costs are affecting buyers, bidding war tactics and how YouTubers are influencing the housing market.
Tags: Video, Opinion, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Market, Columns, Industry News, Nicole White, Brokerage, Select, Byron Lazine, The Real Word

RE/MAX sees small revenue bump, but adds lots of agents in Q1

RE/MAX announced Thursday that it saw a modest increase in revenues during the first quarter of 2021, and that it also added more than 8,000 agents between January and March — more than during any quarter in the last decade. The new numbers, published in the company’s quarterly earnings report, note that RE/MAX brought in […]
Tags: Radio, Canada, Earnings Report, Earnings, Industry News, Markets & Economy, Select, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Motto Mortgage, Nick Bailey, Exp Realty, Ward Morrison

Douglas Elliman’s revenue and profit soar in first quarter

The company also saw its sales volume climb to $10.1 billion in the first quarter of 2021, up 71 percent compared to the same period in 2020.
Tags: Tobacco, California, Markets, Economy, Radio, Earnings, The Hamptons, Industry News, Palm Beach, Douglas Elliman, Vector Group, Howard Lorber, Markets & Economy, Select

Redfin reports $268M in revenue in first quarter, 40% jump over same period last year

CEO Glenn Kelman said Wednesday that the company is "just about hitting on all cylinders" after hiring more agents and lenders in the second half of 2020.
Tags: Wall Street, Radio, Earnings, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Redfin Now, RentPath, iBuyer, Ibuying

Accurate Group acquires Coast to Coast Title & Escrow

The deal expands Accurate Group's presence in the Southeast and strengthens its national title insurance and closing capabilities.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Mortgage, Industry News, AVM, Home Inspections, Appraisals, eClosings, Automated Valuation Model, Accurate Group, Automated Valuations, Coast to Coast Title & Escrow, Dustin Burtron, eNotary, Paul Doman, Coast to Coast Title amp

OJO Labs adds climate risk assessments to portal listings

ClimateCheck's risk assessment scores for a variety of factors like flooding and droughts will now be integrated into listings featured on Movoto, OJO Labs' real estate search portal.
Tags: Technology, Climate Change, Washington, Georgia, Radio, Tennessee, Airbnb, Zillow, Redfin, Industry News, Climate Change Real Estate, Movoto, Realtor.com, John Berkowitz, OJO Labs, Search Portals

Bubble trouble: 4 stats that’ll give you hope (and 4 that won’t)

There are signs of trouble, but vaccinations are up, spending on home construction is up, and overall, there's reason to believe the market will improve.
Tags: Labor, Cdc, Data, Radio, Pennsylvania, Agent, Zillow, Building, Industry News, Groundhog Day, Centers for Disease Control, NAR, Commerce Department, Punxsutawney, National Association of Realtors, Realtor

Nation’s fifth largest mortgage insurer joins the IPO craze

Genworth Mortgage Insurance Corp. will rebrand as Enact in a partial IPO that values the company at $3.6 billion and paves the way for a future spin-off.
Tags: Ipo, Radio, Mortgage, Industry News, Enact, Select, Tom McInerney, Genworth Financial, Mortgage Insurance, Genworth Mortgage Insurance, Enact Holdings Inc, Genworth Mortgage Insurance Corp

Zillow has most profitable quarter ever — again

The online giant brought in $1.2 billion in revenue during the first three months of 2021, and made $52 million in profit.
Tags: Technology, Wall Street, Radio, Earnings, Snl, Saturday Night Live, Zillow, Industry News, Markets & Economy, Select, Rich Barton, Premier Agent, Zillow Earnings

Dotloop and Notarize launch long-awaited integration for users

Starting Tuesday, Notarize Business users can integrate their dotloop accounts for a seamless notarization experience between both platforms.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Dotloop, Industry News, Select, Notarize, Pat Kinsel, Notarization, E-notary, Joe Kazzoun, Tech Integrations

Lone Wolf releases technology solution for recruiting

Targeted agents can be sorted in Lone Wolf's Recruit according to performance, tagged for categorization and internal referral, and compared against currently high-performing internal agents.
Tags: Technology, Recruiting, Radio, New Technology, Industry News, Recruit, Wolf, Lone Wolf, Jimmy Kelly, Select, News Brief, Real Estate Technology, Cloud Cma, PROPtech, Lone Wolf Technologies, Agent Retention

CoStar to employees: Come back to the office and get a Tesla

After an in-company vaccine rollout, CoStar is luring employees back to the office with prizes, including $10,000 in cash and the chance to win a Tesla.
Tags: Radio, Working From Home, The Wall Street Journal, Remote Working, Industry News, News Brief, Work Safety, CoStar Group, The Real Deal, Coronavirus

Luxury brokerage The Agency adds franchise on Long Island

The office will be the 18th for the Los Angeles-based brand, and will operate in Huntington, about an hour outside of Manhattan.
Tags: New York, California, Los Angeles, Radio, Canada, Connecticut, Manhattan, Long Island, Industry News, Agency, Ontario, Franchise, HUNTINGTON, Studio City, Michael Smith, Jim Ramsay

Zillow hits back in REX antitrust lawsuit

Discount brokerage REX filed its antitrust lawsuit in March. But in a new filing, Zillow calls REX's claims "self serving" and without merit.
Tags: Real Estate, Lawsuit, Radio, Rex, Zillow, Trulia, Industry News, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Brokerage, Select, Commissions, MLS & Associations

The Real Word: What Biden’s tax proposals might mean for real estate

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. In this edition of The Real Word, they'll discuss how Biden’s tax proposals could affect real estate, Zillow Zestimates in today’s housing market and Matt Lionetti’s latest Instagram Reel.
Tags: Videos, Video, Opinion, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Mortgage, Moving, Biden, Market, Columns, Industry News, Nicole White, Brokerage, Select

EXp scoops up yet another high-powered team

The Adam Olsen team is based in Houston, Texas, and is at least the fourth big get for eXp in April alone.
Tags: Texas, Radio, Houston, Industry News, Houston Texas, Keller Williams, EXP, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, RE/MAX, Exp Realty, Exp World Holdings, Andrew Franklin, Adam Olsen

Continuing to ride housing boom, Realogy posts its strongest Q1 ever

In an earnings report released Thursday, the company said it took in $1.5 billion in revenue in the first quarter of the year, a 32% year-over-year increase. Mortgage and title played a growing role.
Tags: Radio, Revenue, Profits, Market Share, Industry News, Realogy, Brokerage, Select, Ryan Schneider, Transaction Volume, Q1 Earnings, Q1 2021 earnings, Q1 revenue, Realogy earnings call, Realogy Q1 2021 earnings call, Realogy Q1 earnings call

EXCLUSIVE: Realogy taps MoxiWorks for company-wide technology partnership

In a video call Tuesday, Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider told Inman MoxiWorks will provide its full product suite, including solutions for marketing, recruiting and website creation.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Breaking News, Industry News, Realogy, Select, News Brief, OJO Labs, MoxiWorks, Ryan Schneider, Technology Partnerships, Adam Dalezman, Brokerage Partnerships, Inman MoxiWorks

Nation’s largest thrift acquires top 20 mortgage lender

Flagstar Bancorp Inc., a top 20 mortgage lender that does business nationwide, is merging with the nation's largest thrift, New York Community Bancorp Inc., in a $2.6 billion deal will give the combined company nearly 400 branches in nine states.
Tags: Radio, Mortgage, Industry News, Acquisitions, Select, Freedom Mortgage, New York Community Bancorp, Flagstar Bank, New York Community Bank, Banking & Lending, New York Community Bancorp Inc, Flagstar Bancorp Inc, Lee M. Smith, Opes Advisors, Thomas R. Cangemi

Inman Handbook on comps in these chaotic times

Agents' expertise has long relied on studying and understanding sales patterns in their markets. But with little inventory and soaring prices, patterns are hard to find.
Tags: Texas, California, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Radio, Agent, Houston, Detroit, Zillow, Redfin, Bay Area, Industry News, Keller Williams, Gary Gold, Markets & Economy

The Real Word: How does climate change affect the housing market?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. In this edition of The Real Word, they'll discuss how climate change is affecting the housing market, Zillow’s ad campaign, and features you should be using on Facebook and Instagram.
Tags: Videos, Facebook, Video, Instagram, Opinion, Climate, Social Media, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Moving, Market, Columns, Zillow, Industry News

Buy and build with Welcome Homes’ online new construction platform

Welcome Homes augments a streamlined business plan with dynamic 3D visualization to let new homebuyers build and buy directly from their browsers.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Home Buying, Matterport, Industry News, Homebuying, Select, News Brief, Virtual Tours, New Construction, PROPtech, Online Search, Home Builders, Tech Reviews, 3d Tours, Real Estate Technology Reviews

Ben Carson joins board of directors of largest homebuilder in US

The largest homebuilder in America, D.R. Horton, announced it appointed former HUD Secretary Ben Carson to its board of directors.
Tags: Board of Directors, US, America, Radio, Hud, Ben Carson, Industry News, R Horton, Select, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, D.R. Horton

The Inman Handbook on today’s intense inventory crisis

There aren't enough homes for everyone who wants them. That's driving up prices and stretching agents thin.
Tags: Florida, Texas, Maryland, California, Austin, Radio, Connecticut, Millennials, Agent, Oakland, Zillow, Rentals, Trumbull, Columbia, Redfin, Bay Area

HomeBinder attracts investment from SimpleNexus founder

Matt Hansen and venture capital firm SixThirty take $1.6 million stake in the home management platform.
Tags: Radio, Venture Capital, Lead Generation, Industry News, Matt Hansen, Select, SixThirty, Simplenexus, HomeBinder, Jack Huntress

Fifth Wall debuts third SPAC, hopes to raise $250M

Fifth Wall Ventures, an investment company that focuses on real estate technology, has launched a new special purpose acquisition company.
Tags: Technology, Softbank, Radio, WeWork, Compass, Zillow, Industry News, SPAC, Spencer Rascoff, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Opendoor, Blank Check Company, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Fifth Wall Ventures, Brendan Wallace

Surge in remodeling should last through next year

Stimulus money and home value appreciation are pushing more people to invest in their houses. They're increasingly turning to professionals as well.
Tags: Harvard, Radio, Renovation, Industry News, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Pandemic, Remodel, Chris Herbert, JCHS, Joint Center for Housing Studies, Abbe Will, Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity

The Real Word: Which markets saw the largest inflow of new homebuyers?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. In this edition of The Real Word, they'll discuss mortgage changes for vacation homes, how many Americans moved during the pandemic and videos every agent should make.
Tags: Videos, Video, Opinion, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Mortgage, Moving, Market, Columns, Industry News, Nicole White, Brokerage, Select, Vacation Homes

EXp continues streak by adding new 24-person team

Experience Realty Partners is based in St. Louis, Missouri, and is the third team eXp has picked up this month.
Tags: Radio, Missouri, Teams, Salt Lake City, St. Louis, Industry News, St Louis Missouri, Keller Williams, EXP, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, RE/MAX, Exp Realty, Dave Conord, Kathy Helbig-Strick

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