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Sexual harassment suit against Move settles

The case alleging Move failed to provide a safe working environment and retaliated against Suzanne Mueller for participating in a sexual harassment investigation against an NAR executive was dismissed at the request of both parties.
Tags: Radio, Sexual Harassment, Industry News, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Select, Move Inc, Ray Picard, Suzanne Mueller, Ken Burlington


Surge in travelers causes a shortage of available short-term rentals

Owners of second homes are removing their properties from platforms like Airbnb and Vrbo so they can use them for themselves.
Tags: Radio, Airbnb, Rentals, Brian Chesky, Vrbo, Industry News, Select, Property Portfolio, Fast Start


Subaru Getting Super Screwed By Semiconductor Shortage

The global semiconductor shortage has been particularly hard on Western automakers, though it’s not been peaches and cream for Asian brands. Following news that Nissan had run into issues resulting in additional downtime this summer, we’ve learned that Subaru is currently operating with a scant, nine-day supply of product and will be required to conduct […] The post Subaru Getting Super Screwed By Semiconductor Shortage appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supply Chain, Production, Industry, Autos, Shortage, Supply, Nissan, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Subaru, Industry News, News Blog, Factory News, Chip Shortage, Semiconductor Shortage, Parts Shortage


Nine Ways to Stay on Top of Industry News as a Busy Entrepreneur

What’s one quick tip or tool you use to stay on top of industry news, and why is it so effective? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC),… Read more » The post Nine Ways to Stay on Top of Industry News as a Busy Entrepreneur appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Productivity, Business, Industry News, YEC, Nine Ways to Stay on Top of Industry News


Ahead of Juneteenth, Atlanta Realtors Association apologizes for history of discrimination

The Atlanta Realtors Association issued the first apology in its 111-year history to members and the communities they serve for its history of discriminatory practices while making a commitment to supporting an inclusive community in the future.
Tags: Atlanta, Georgia, Radio, Agent, Discrimination, Industry News, Richard Rothstein, Diversity and Inclusion, Redlining, National Association of Realtors (NAR, Realtor Code of Ethics, Racism In Real Estate, The Color of Law, LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance, Cynthia Lippert, Ahead of Juneteenth Atlanta Realtors Association


The Real Word: Why are there discrepancies in appraisals?

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 invite Warren Sumner to discuss the appraisal process, plus Dave Ramsey vs. eXp, and a property website that was awarded a Webby honor.
Tags: Video, Opinion, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Columns, Industry News, Dave Ramsey, Nicole White, Brokerage, Select, Byron Lazine, The Real Word, Warren Sumner


Rocket Innovation Studio goes straight to the source for tech talent

The partnership between Rocket and University of Windsor will introduce coders to Rocket Mortgage and Rocket Homes.
Tags: Recruiting, Radio, Mortgage, Industry News, University of Windsor, Select, Rocket Mortgage, Jay Farner, Rocket Homes, Jasen Sams, Rocket Innovation Studio, Rocket Pro Insights, Ziad Kobti


Keller Williams among 9 Florida franchises to partner with Knock

Nationwide, Knock is now partnered with 215 real estate brokerage firms with 90,000 agents in approximately 4,100 ZIP codes in Arizona, Southern California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
Tags: Florida, Radio, Home Swap, Industry News, Keller Williams, Brokerage, Select, Knock, Mark Olesh, Knock Home Swap


GM Increases Investment Into Electrification, Stellantis Promises Four New EVs

There is plenty of electrification news this week, despite the brunt of consumers remaining seemingly disinterested in the automotive segment that’s entirely dependent upon batteries. General Motors recently announced that it would be increasing its EV investments through 2025 to $35 billion, noting that some amount of the funding will also be going toward autonomous vehicle […] The post GM Increases Investment Into Electrification, Stellantis Promises Four New EVs appeared first on The Truth Ab...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, General Motors, Investment, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Mary Barra, Gm, Autos, Automotive Industry, EVs, Industry News, Carlos Tavares, News Blog, Product Planning, Union News, Ultium


Root cause of inventory crisis dates back more than a decade: NAR

The US has been underbuilding for more than a decade, according to a new analysis by the National Association of Realtors. Without a solution, homeownership will become more difficult to obtain.
Tags: Uncategorized, US, Radio, Agent, Construction industry, Industry News, NAR, Select, Affordability Concerns, Inventory crisis, National Association of Realtors Without


Chip Shortage Encourages Nissan to Idle U.S. Facilities Again

Rumor has it that the semiconductor shortage is going to be leaving Nissan facilities operating in North America to contend with a difficult summer. This issue appears to have been largely unavoidable but it’s hardly the position a manufacturer hoping to launch a comeback tour wanted to find itself occupying. But, before we make this […] The post Chip Shortage Encourages Nissan to Idle U.S. Facilities Again appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supply Chain, Industry, Autos, Shortage, Supply, North America, Nissan, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Industry News, News Blog, Factory News, Chip Shortage, Semiconductor Shortage, Parts Shortage


New executive hires will help Orchard scale nationwide

Incoming Chief Financial Officer Patrick McClymont previously led all finance-related functions for IMAX Corp.
Tags: Radio, Industry News, Orchard, Patrick McClymont, Perch, Brokerage, Select, Sean Roberts, Courtney Leimkuhler, Kelly Brink, Orchard Home Loans, Orchard Insurance, Orchard Technologies Inc, Orchard Title


Habitat for Humanity is building a 3D-printed home in Arizona

In the midst of the race to solve an acute affordable housing crisis in Arizona, Habitat for Humanity is placing its bet on 3D printing.
Tags: Design, Technology, Radio, 3d Printing, Arizona, Affordability, Industry News, 3d Printed Homes, Arizona real estate, Arizona Habitat for Humanity


Bankrupt construction startup Katerra sued by former employees

Former employees of the SoftBank-backed real estate startup say they were laid off without a fair warning.
Tags: Technology, Softbank, Radio, Lawsuits, Construction, Employment law, Industry News, Katerra


The Great Used Car Buyup of 2021

With automakers having a difficult time keeping production schedules thanks to COVID restrictions nuking demand and upending supply chains, 2021 arrived with plenty of problems. Desperate to replenish fleets they had sold off while everyone was locked indoors, rental agencies went on a used car buying spree. But it wasn’t just rental fleets that needed […] The post The Great Used Car Buyup of 2021 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Supply Chain, Industry, Used Cars, Inflation, Autos, Supply, Sales And Marketing, Auto Sales, Industry News, Shortages, Demand, News Blog, Dealer News, Supply And Demand, Car Prices


Driving Dystopia: German Automakers Keep Reimagining Vehicle ‘Ownership’

Volkswagen recently announced that it plans on making massive amounts of money by introducing more vehicles with over-the-air updates (OTAs), many of which will be able to store and transfer personal profiles so that users can effectively just rent their vehicles for eternity. Additionally, VW has suggested future models will have ability to lock features (that […] The post Driving Dystopia: German Automakers Keep Reimagining Vehicle ‘Ownership’ appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Big Data, Trends, Corporate Strategy, Vw, Editorials, Autos, Automotive Industry, Volkswagen, Paywalls, Data Privacy, Consumer Protection, Connected Vehicles, Industry News, Ota, Paywall


Realty ONE Group expands franchise operations into Spain

Entrepreneur Istvan Pasku has acquired Spanish franchise rights as Realty ONE Group continues its push into various parts of the globe.
Tags: Europe, Singapore, Spain, Colombia, Radio, Industry News, EXP, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Realty ONE Group, Kuba Jewgieniew, Exp Realty, Istvan Pasku


Return of the Apple Car: Almost There or Vaporware?

After years of restarting and then killing its electric vehicle program, Apple has again signaled that it’s once again serious about developing something for your driveway. Ulrich Kranz, former Canoo CEO and brains behind the BMW i-cars, has reportedly been picked up by the company for its automotive team. Apple has yet to verify the hire […] The post Return of the Apple Car: Almost There or Vaporware? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Apple, Development, History, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Autonomous Vehicles, Bmw, EVs, Apple Inc, Industry News, Vaporware, Apple Car, News Blog, Rumor Mill, Development Hell


Ramsey vs. eXp: The coaching company takes aim at the brokerage

Ramsey Solutions has given eXp Realty agents a startling choice: Switch brokerages or stop getting leads from the well-known coaching firm.
Tags: Lawsuit, Texas, Radio, Arizona, Dallas, Agent, Compass, Lead Generation, Industry News, Ramsey, Grant Cardone, Justin Ford, Dave Ramsey, EXP, Brokerage, Select


The Real Word: Can the appraisal process be color-blind?

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 racial discrimination in homebuying, NAR’s Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, and using TikTok as a real estate agent.
Tags: Video, Opinion, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Columns, Cryptocurrency, Industry News, Regrets, NAR, Nicole White, Brokerage, Select, Millennial Homebuyers, Byron Lazine


Flyhomes lands $150M to bring end-to-end homebuying to more markets

Flyhomes says it's helped close $2.6 billion in home sales to date, with sales prices ranging from $150,000 to $5 million. The company provides end-to-end homebuying services through brokerage, mortgage and closing subsidiaries.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Venture Capital, Mortgage, Ribbon, Industry News, Spencer Rascoff, Select, Opendoor, Knock, Lisa Wu, Stephen Lane, Offerpad, Tushar Garg, Flyhomes


Stop calling NAR and Zillow a ‘cartel,’ judge tells REX

A judge also denied REX's request for a preliminary injunction against NAR and Zillow. REX asked for the injunction after arguing that it was the victim of anticompetitive practices.
Tags: Lawsuit, Radio, Mls, Rex, Zillow, Industry News, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Jack Ryan, Brokerage, Select, Multiple Listing Service, Discount Brokerage, MLS & Associations, Zillow REX


Judge to REX: Stop calling NAR, Zillow a ‘cartel’

A judge also denied REX's request for a preliminary injunction against NAR and Zillow. REX asked for the injunction after arguing that it was the victim of anticompetitive practices.
Tags: Lawsuit, Radio, Mls, Rex, Zillow, Industry News, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Jack Ryan, Brokerage, Select, Multiple Listing Service, Discount Brokerage, MLS & Associations, NAR Zillow, Zillow REX


Senate Approves Bill Injecting Cash Into Semiconductor Industry

Apologies for all the semiconductor news. But it’s the topic of the day, with the United States Senate recently approving $52 billion in emergency spending to help bolster domestic chip production and another $190 billion for R&D programs. Passing the vote (68-32) under the premise that boosting localized chip production would help prevent domestic automakers from […] The post Senate Approves Bill Injecting Cash Into Semiconductor Industry appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Congress, Government, Senate, China, Supply Chain, Industry, United States, Autos, Automotive Industry, Suppliers, Industry News, United States Senate, News Blog, Trade War, Semiconductor Chips, Semiconductor Shortage


Pacaso launches grant equity referral program

Real estate agents, Pacaso employees and homeowners will receive 500 restricted stock units for every closed referral. Program members can cash in on their RSUs once Pacaso goes public or is sold.
Tags: Radio, Austin Allison, Industry News, Referral, Restricted Stock Unit, Co-ownership, Property Portfolio, Pacaso, Equity Programs


Norman Flynn, former NAR president, dies at 79

As president of NAR, Flynn focused much of his efforts on tackling housing affordability, supporting bills to reinstate a housing policy in order to further the American dream of homeownership.
Tags: Radio, Industry News, Housing Affordability, Flynn, NAR, Wisconsin Realtors Association, Madison Wisconsin, NAR President, Charlie Oppler, National Association of Realtors (NAR, Realtor Education, American dream of homeownership, Norman Flynn


Compass shows up in Missouri with offices in Kansas City, St. Louis

Compass has launched its first markets in Missouri with 40 agents across Kansas City and St. Louis. This is Compass' eighth new market since its IPO.
Tags: Uncategorized, Radio, Missouri, Compass, Kansas City, St Louis, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, Kansas City St Louis, Billy Schmidt, Kansas City Real Estate, Market Expansions, Compass expansion, St. Louis Real Estate


Recycling EV Batteries Might Soon Become Booming Domestic Industry

Having covered the White House’s incredibly expansive and costly infrastructure plan, specifically as it pertains to transitioning the entire nation toward alternative energy vehicles, we’ve often found ourselves asking questions. Puzzlers include wondering whether or not consumers actually want this change and how can we possibly expect to pay for this when we’ve already starting conjuring […] The post Recycling EV Batteries Might Soon Become Booming Domestic Industry appeared first on The Trut...
Tags: Government, White House, China, Research, Green, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, R&D, EVs, Industry News, Electrification, News Blog, Battery Recycling, Biden Administration


Construction startup Katerra files for bankruptcy

The company blamed its financial position on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, difficulty securing funding for new construction and “unsuccessful attempts to secure additional capital and business.”
Tags: Real Estate, Softbank, Startup, Bankruptcy, Radio, Venture Capital, Silicon Valley, Construction, Industry News, Chapter 11, Select, Katerra, Banking & Lending


Used Car Prices Have Increased 30 Percent

We’ve been covering the staggering increase of automobile pricing all year, starting with the second-hand surge created by rental industries sucking up used models to replace all the vehicles they dumped during the pandemic. A year of suppressed demand and prolonged restrictions absolutely crippled supply chains and placed the automotive sector in an extremely difficult position […] The post Used Car Prices Have Increased 30 Percent appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Industry, Studies, Inflation, Autos, Cargurus, Pricing, Reports, Industry News, News Blog, Used Car Prices, Pre-owned Vehicles, Automotive Market, Used Vehicles, Secondhand market