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Inman Review: About Time Tours puts the mobile in managing homebuyer tours

About Time Tours is a mobile app for Android and iPhone that helps real estate agents manage home property tours and buyer interest.
Tags: Apps, Technology, Opinion, Mobile Apps, Radio, Zillow, Home Tours, Real Estate Apps, Select, Real Estate Technology, Showingtime, Tech Reviews, Technology Reviews, Home Search, Showing Apps, Buyer Tours

Dallas ‘mansion’ with no bedrooms, windows mocked on social media

While the house appears to be a typical mansion, the inside drew attention on social media for its bunker-like layout: "That's where they brought Jason Bourne during his flashbacks."
Tags: Technology, Instagram, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Dallas, Compass, Zillow, Mark Cain, Jason Bourne, Oncor, News Brief

IBuyer offers are clocking in at an average of 104% of market value

Amid a highly competitive market in the first half of 2021, iBuyers began making more competitive offers and expanding the range of homes they were willing to purchase
Tags: Technology, Radio, Zillow, Ribbon, Redfin, Industry News, Inventory, Brokerage, Select, Opendoor, Knock, Easyknock, Redfin Now, Offerpad, Zavvie, iBuyer

Huge number of homeowners willing to consider an iBuyer: Poll

82 percent of homeowners in 1000watt survey said they either more likely to trust information from Zillow than from a real estate agent.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Agent, Zillow, Brokerage, Select, Opendoor, Brian Boero, 1000watt, iBuyer, Ibuying, Instant Cash Offer

Home price growth sets new record, continuing 12-month streak

Home prices across the country rose another 16.6 percent in May, continuing a 12-month streak of home price appreciation.
Tags: Ap, Radio, Zillow, CoreLogic, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Case-shiller, Matthew Speakman, Craig Lazarra

Home price growth sets new record

Home prices across the country rose another 16.6 percent in May, continuing a 12-month streak of home price appreciation.
Tags: Ap, Radio, Zillow, CoreLogic, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Case-shiller, Matthew Speakman, Craig Lazarra

3D tour giant Matterport makes its stock market debut

The company will begin selling shares via a SPAC merger at a moment when interest in 3D tours is surging — and when more competitors are inching onto Matterport's turf.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Radio, Stock Market, Nasdaq, Zillow, Matterport, Tiger Global Management, SPAC, Spencer Rascoff, Markets & Economy, Select, Opendoor, Dragoneer, RJ Pittman, Offerpad

Median existing-home price sails to record high

The median existing-home sales price rose 23.4% year over year, propelling the median price to $363,300, the highest on record, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Zillow, Predictive Analytics, National Association of Realtors, Lawrence Yun, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Matthew Speakman

Toronto iBuyer raises $44M with help from Spencer Rascoff, Eric Wu

Properly is a tech-based real estate brokerage in Canada with a model similar to U.S. iBuyers like OpenDoor and Zillow Offers.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Softbank, Toronto, Radio, Canada, Zillow, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Opendoor, Wealthsimple, iBuyer, Properly, Anshul Ruparell, Spencer Rascoff Eric Wu

Zillow, NAR formed ‘group boycott’ to enforce commission rule: REX

On Monday, REX alleged that the National Association of Realtors and Zillow use NAR's segregation rule to hinder competitors who don't comply with NAR's commission rule.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Antitrust, Rex, Zillow, Price Fixing, Cartel, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Brokerage, Select, Lanham Act, Northwest MLS, MLS & Associations, Mantill Williams, Real Estate Commissions

Color me bad: The wrong shade of paint can cost sellers big bucks

Homebuyers have always tended to favor neutral tones in shared spaces, but some colors stand above the rest, Zillow found in a new survey.
Tags: Investing, Paint, Radio, Websites, Zillow, Home Interior, Home selling, Select, Staging, Wall Colors

StreetEasy arms renters to fight housing voucher discrimination

New pop-up informs renters that it's illegal to discriminate by legal source of income in New York and New Jersey.
Tags: Property Portfolio, Regulations, Rentals, Select, Housing Discrimination, Housing Voucher Discrimination, Housing Vouchers, Renters, Section 8, Streeteasy, Zillow

Dotloop inks new deals with 4 agent associations

The deals include a comprehensive agreement with a Canadian MLS, and will also see dotloop integrate documents that more than 100,000 American agents use for their work.
Tags: Texas, Technology, Washington, Radio, Mls, Dallas, Ohio, Zillow, Dotloop, Industry News, Cincinnati, News Brief, Multiple Listing Service, MREB, Northwest MLS, MLS & Associations

Signs of seasonal inventory growth return in strained housing market

The number of homes for sale rose in June for the second consecutive month but remained far from a full recovery to pre-pandemic levels.
Tags: Radio, Websites, Rents, Zillow, Home Values, Markets & Economy, Select, Homes For Sale, Pandemic, Rent Prices, Home Inventory, Coronavirus

Weichert Realtors launches end-to-end consumer incentive program

"We Do It All, Guaranteed!" will give consumers cash incentives to use Weichert's products to find things like mortgages and insurance.
Tags: Radio, New Jersey, Zillow, Industry News, Keller Williams, Qualia, Weichert Realtors, Weichert, Brokerage, News Brief, Carlo Siracusa, Aram Minnetian

Zillow, NAR slam REX’s alleged use of antitrust as a business strategy

Real estate giants Zillow and the National Association of Realtors are attempting to get an antitrust lawsuit filed by REX Real Estate tossed, hitting back against the discount brokerage’s allegations that it is the target of an illegal boycott. REX sued Zillow and NAR in March, alleging antitrust violations for a NAR rule that prompted […]
Tags: Technology, Radio, Antitrust, Rex, Zillow, NAR, National Association of Realtors, IDX, Select, Commissions, Rex Real Estate, MLS & Associations, Real Estate Commissions, MLS rules, IDX policy, Zillow NAR

Agents reveal 4 ways to drum up more inventory

Inman asked real estate professionals what creative strategies they are using to maneuver through the inventory crisis.
Tags: Craigslist, Listings, Radio, Agent, Zillow, Cnbc, Lead Generation, Inman, Select, Houzeo, Veronica Figueroa, Martin Orefice, Chris McGuire, Sarah Renard, Dave Nations, Fizber

NAR, stop fighting for commissions — make better Realtors

The DOJ has withdrawn from the proposed settlement with NAR, but all that brings to focus is that NAR has been fighting for commission while letting the industry slide in the public’s opinion thanks to the low barrier of entry, disruptors and focusing on commission over training quality Realtors.
Tags: Opinion, Regulations, Radio, Commission, Agent, Department Of Justice, Zillow, Doj, Redfin, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Select, Bret Weinstein

How mortgage lenders are preparing for the end of the refi boom

While most mortgage executives continue to see direct-to-consumer lenders like Rocket Mortgage as their biggest competition, mortgage brokers are seen as an increasingly worthy rival.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Mortgage, Zillow, Partnership, Redfin, Fannie Mae, Select, Rocket Mortgage, Refinancing, Mortgage Brokers, Purchase Loans, Refi Boom

It’s Getting Harder to Save for a Down Payment, But First-Time Buyers Have New Opportunities in the Great Reshuffling

– Flexible work arrangements and low mortgage rates can help first-time buyers overcome down payment difficulties – First-time buyers today need a year longer to save for a 20% down payment than they did five years ago. – Renters will need to save an additional $369 per month in the coming year just to keep up with the forecasted growth in home values. – Most first-time buyers put down less than 20%, but today’s low mortgage rates mean monthly payments can remain affordable with a small...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Minneapolis, California, Washington, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Chicago, Austin, Radio, United States, Portland, San Diego, Dallas

Price cuts, while rare in this market, often lead to greater profit: Zillow

The number of sellers who choose to cut their listing price has dropped by a third over the last year, but a Zillow report found that if the price is dropped at the right time, sellers can net $15,000 over ask.
Tags: Data, Radio, Agent, Omaha, Detroit, Zillow, Midwest, Keller Williams, Markets & Economy, Select, Overpriced Listings, Bidding Wars, Buyer Competition, Discounted Price, Home Price Cuts, Keller Williams Omaha agent Sherri Hinkel

Zillow revamps Premier Agent ‘Best of Zillow’ qualifications

Zillow said the new Best of Zillow scoring system will provide a more holistic view of agents' performance. The update rolls out in October.
Tags: Radio, Agent, Zillow, Select, Premier Agent, Best of Zillow, Racquel Russell, Agent Rankings, Customer Satisfaction Score, Stephen Capezza

Young adults put pandemic savings toward down payments

Zillow survey finds that half of millennials and Gen Zers plan to use money saved on transportation, child care and dining out to buy a home.
Tags: Savings, Social Media, Radio, Millennials, Zillow, Inventory, Social Media Influencers, Gen Z, Markets & Economy, Select, Gen Zers, Down Payment, Renter Generation

Spencer Rascoff launches food-forward app with his daughter

A year after cutting ties with Zillow, former CEO Spender Rascoff is launching a food-forward social media app with his daughter, Sophia.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Luxury, Zillow, Palantir, Hotwire, Spencer Rascoff, News Brief, Pacaso, dot.LA, Recon Food, Sophia Rascoff, Spender Rascoff

Tomo launches with aim to ‘be the best at purchase mortgages’

The technology-based lender co-founded by former Zillow executive Greg Schwartz is now live in Seattle, Dallas and Houston. The company will refer homebuyers to real estate agents through a partnership with coaching company Tom Ferry.
Tags: Radio, Mortgage, Houston, Zillow, Partnership, Select, Tom Ferry, Opendoor, TOMO, Greg Schwartz, Seattle Dallas, Offerpad, Banking & Lending, Shane Proch-Wilson

With new FTC chair, expect greater scrutiny on the real estate industry

Lina Khan's appointment at the Federal Trade Commission last week appears to indicate the Biden administration plans to take an aggressive approach to antitrust regulation.
Tags: Technology, Regulations, Radio, Antitrust, Agent, Biden, Zillow, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Consolidation, NAR, National Association of Realtors, CFA, Consumer Federation of America, Brokerage, Select

‘Truly extraordinary’ home price gains highest since 2005: Study

April's gains mark the 11th consecutive month of price increases, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index released Tuesday.
Tags: Radio, Zillow, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Case-shiller, Matthew Speakman, Craig Lazzara

IBuyers are entering the previously untouched Northeast market: Mike DelPrete

Billion-dollar disruptors are coming to the Northeast market, featuring new models like instant offers, cash offers and buy-before-you-sell programs. Are agents and brokers ready?
Tags: Service, Radio, Agent, Columns, Zillow, Midwest, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Opendoor, Offerpad, Mike Delprete, Disruptive Models, Disruptive New Models, the Northeast

Offerpad draws from big companies as iBuyer prepares to go public

Four new members will join the iBuyer's board later this year, including a Zillow executive and the former chief executive officer of Move, Inc.
Tags: Investing, Radio, Zillow, Industry News, First American Financial Corp, Select, Realtor.com, Move Inc, Ryan O'Hara, Offerpad, Brian Bair, Sheryl Palmer, Alexander Klabin, Katie Curnutte, Sotheby's Financial Services

Home sales off instant cash offers grow 20% in first quarter: Redfin

Purchases by iBuyers rose 20% in the first quarter of 2021, but remained down year over year, according to a Redfin analysis.
Tags: Radio, Zillow, Redfin, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Opendoor, Offerpad, iBuyer, Bungalo, Allister Booth

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