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2 NYC Keller Williams brokerages consolidate, get new owner

Keller Williams NYC and Keller Williams Tribeca will now operate as one business. The new brokerage will have about 350 agents.
Tags: New York City, Radio, Industry News, Keller Williams, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Darryl Frost, Mark Chin, Ilan Bracha, Keller Williams NYC, Richard Amato, Tri-State Area, NYC Keller Williams, Keller Williams Tribeca

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices expands to Canada

As part of its efforts to expand its global reach, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices set down roots in the Canadian city of Toronto.
Tags: Toronto, Radio, Canada, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Brokerage, News Brief, Gino Blefari, Blair Johnson, Blue Elephant Realty, Christ Stuart, Mark Wadden

Green 1970s home left untouched for 40 years hits the market

A groovy, 1970s-style condo that hasn't been changed for 40 years just hit the market for $375,000 in Ramona, California.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Green, Radio, San Diego, Agent, News Brief, Realtor.com, Nancy Maranan

New-home sales surge in January

Sales of new, single-family homes rose 7.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 764,000 from December to January, according to census data.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Predictive Analytics, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Markets & Economy, News Brief, U.S. Census Bureau

Media entrepreneur joins Compass board

Pamela Thomas-Graham currently runs her own media company and has past experience at Credit Suisse, Liz Claiborne and NBCUniversal.
Tags: Softbank, Radio, Nbcuniversal, Credit Suisse, WeWork, Compass, Industry News, Mckinsey, Liz Claiborne, Peloton, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Robert Reffkin, Ori Allon, Pamela Thomas-Graham

Austin named top US job market

Austin, Texas, earned its place as the top U.S. job market for the second year in a row, according to rankings conducted by The Wall Street Journal and Moody's Analytics.
Tags: US, San Francisco, Rankings, Job Market, Data, Austin, Radio, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Boulder, Seattle, Denver, Wall Street Journal, Odessa, Midland, Austin Texas

Home prices spike 5.1% in December: FHFA

American home prices rose 1.3 percent month-over-month and 5.1 percent year-over-year in December, according to the latest data released Tuesday.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Predictive Analytics, Federal Housing Finance Agency, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Lynn Fisher

Home price gains finish the year on high note: Case-Shiller

Home price gains rose 3.8 percent year-over-year in December, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller report.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Predictive Analytics, Shiller, CoreLogic, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Case-shiller, Craig J. Lazzara

Major Arizona indie brokerage joins eXp

Revelation Real Estate has nearly 900 agents based out of an office in a Phoenix suburb, and had previously made investments in its brick-and-mortar operations.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Arizona, Industry News, Phoenix, Chandler, EXP, Brokerage, News Brief, Chuck Fazio, Exp Realty, Glenn Sanford, Angela Fazio, Dave Conord, Revelation Real Estate

The ‘Coronavirus clause’ is now a thing

Red Oak Realty had to create a special contingency for a Bay Area property as the seller is trapped in the Wuhan Province, ground zero of Coronavirus.
Tags: San Francisco, Radio, Bay Area, Industry News, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Red Oak, Contingencies, Real Estate Deal, Red Oak Realty, Vanessa Bergmark, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Clause, Gabriela Neagu, Wuhan Province

IBuyer aggregator OfferBarn releases updates to offer analyzer

Red Barn Real Estate CEO developed a web app for accumulating and comparing iBuyers, cash investors and open market transactions.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Redfin, News Brief, Opendoor, Ibuyers, Offerpad, Zillow Offers, iBuyer comparisons, Offer Aggregators, OfferBarn, Red Barn Real Estate

20% jump in home showings points to a competitive spring market

The number of home showings across the U.S. jumped 20.2 percent in January — the largest spike since ShowingTime first started tracking these numbers.
Tags: Data, Radio, Agent, News Brief, Showingtime, Daniil Cherkasskiy, Home Showings

Scammer poses as detective, targets female real estate agents

The man told the agents they were in legal trouble and needed to meet with him.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, DAN ELLIOTT, News Brief, Battle Creek police department, Battle Creek Association of Realtors, Jacqua Realtors

Court upholds $6.75M award for graffiti destroyed at 5Pointz

Twenty-one artists will be awarded $6.75 million seven years after suing developer Gerald Wolkoff for whitewashing their work at graffiti art mecca 5Pointz.
Tags: Lawsuit, Design, Steve Jobs, Lifestyle, Radio, Queens, President Barack Obama, Time Magazine, Demolition, Graffiti, Long Island, Select, News Brief, Jonathan Cohen, Gerald Wolkoff, 5pointz

Zillow CEO Rich Barton joins billionaire club after stock surge

Rich Barton, who has the largest individual stake in Zillow with 15.8 million shares, is now a billionaire after Zillow Group stock value soars to $64 per share.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Zillow, Industry News, Forbes, Zillow Group, Select, News Brief, Rich Barton, Zillow Earnings, Zillow revenue, Zillow Q4 revenue, Zillow stock value

Existing-home sales drop 1.3% in January: NAR

Despite the drop, sales are up annually — 9.6 percent higher than in January 2019, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Predictive Analytics, Nerdwallet, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Lawrence Yun, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Holden Lewis

Agent parodies ‘Beer Never Broke My Heart’ in marketing video

Bob Tompkins, the South Carolina agent behind the viral 'Old Town Realtor' parody, is at it again, with his take on the hit country music song 'Beer Never Broke My Heart'.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, South Carolina, News Brief, RE/MAX, Luke Combs, Lara Gabriele, Lil Nas X, Bob Tompkins, Bob Never Broke My Heart

Anne Hathaway lists fabulous New York City penthouse for $3.5M

The glamorous pad boasts two bedrooms but takes up the entire floor of a 1900s building on Manhattan's Upper West Side.
Tags: Listings, New York City, Lifestyle, Radio, Manhattan, Anne Hathaway, Agent, Adam Shulman, News Brief, Sotheby's International Realty, Jeremy V. Stein

Glenn Close sells New York farmhouse for $2.75M

The mansion, which the seven-time Oscar nominee purchased in 1989 for $1.1 million, sits on 10 acres of lush farmland.
Tags: New York, Technology, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Glenn Close, The Los Angeles Times, News Brief, Ben Ginnel, Ginnel Real Estate, Muffin Dowdle

Housing construction falls in January — but new permits soar

Residential housing starts fell 3.6 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Predictive Analytics, Nerdwallet, U.S. Census Bureau, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Holden Lewis, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

PlanetRE to release lifestyle consumer-search app

PlanetRE's consumer-facing, agent-branded app is based on its CRM and transaction management products, and it includes SOC 2-compliant e-signature tools for mobile agreements and documentation.
Tags: Mobile, Technology, Listings, Mobile Apps, Radio, News Brief, Real Estate Technology, Lifestyle Home Search, Real Estate Search Apps, Planetre, Proptecg, Search Apps

‘The Leaning Tower of Dallas’ is Texas’ newest (temporary) landmark

After a planned demolition of the Affiliated Computer Services building in Dallas, the sturdy core of the building remains standing, albeit at an awkward angle.
Tags: Design, Lifestyle, News Brief, Dallas, De La Vega Development, Development, Leaning Tower Of Dallas, Mixed-use Development, The Central

MyPlanit continues to impress with new features

The highly regarded app, which received Inman's first five-star rating, uses location data as the basis for tracking client and business activity and continues to amaze with its latest features that include client-contextual hot sheets and auto-mileage trackers.
Tags: Mobile, Technology, Opinion, Mobile Apps, Radio, CRM, Inman, Select, News Brief, Location Marketing, PROPtech, Technology Reviews, Hotsheets, Mileage Tracking, Myplanit, Proptech Apps

How to legally and ethically evict a bad tenant

While the solution to dealing with a bad tenant may seem clear, evicting one is often a complicated process of last resort.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Rentals, Landlordology, Select, News Brief, Deni Supplee, Lucas Hall, SparkRental

Builder confidence takes modest dip in February: NAHB

Buoyed by a strong economy and inventory shortage, homebuilder optimism remains high.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Predictive Analytics, Wells Fargo, National Association of Home Builders, Markets & Economy, News Brief, NAHB, Housing Market INdex

Single family rent growth dips in December: CoreLogic

Nationwide, rent prices grew by 2.9 percent year-over-year in December 2019 — down from 3 percent in November, according to CoreLogic.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Rentals, Predictive Analytics, CoreLogic, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Molly Boesel

Anthony Hopkins lists Malibu home

The home narrowly escaped damage in a 2018 wildfire that took down a property next door.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Wall Street Journal, Pope Benedict XVI, Anthony Hopkins, Malibu, News Brief, The Agency, Santiago Arana

Zillow launches search tool to help connect Seattle’s homeless with affordable housing

Zillow partnered with the Seattle government as well as local nonprofit Housing Connector and its network to enable a more streamlined process for searching for affordable housing.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Homelessness, Radio, Agent, Seattle, Zillow, Affordable Housing, Zillow Group, News Brief, Jenny Durkan, Housing Connector

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