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Buyside launches first-ever National Home Valuation Week

Throughout the week, starting on Monday, September 21, 2020, top real estate firms in the U.S. will join forces to promote homeowners to check the value of their home through their local broker.
Tags: Radio, Agent, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, Marketing Campaigns, Home Valuation, Buyside, Charles Williams Buyside, COVID-19, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach, Charles Williams IV, Home Value Estimates, Rajeev Sajja, National Home Valuation Week

Keller Williams adds ‘equity’ to core belief system amid racial unrest

Amid national discussions on race, Keller Williams agent leaders have also added diversity, equity and inclusion committees to local leadership councils.
Tags: Radio, Equality, Agent, Equity, Industry News, Keller Williams, ALC, Gary Keller, Seth Campbell, Brokerage, Select, Anti-racism, Josh Team

Rimac Planning to Buy Bugatti?

Croatian supercar firm Rimac Automobili is reportedly in the process of acquiring Bugatti from Volkswagen. While rumors had been swirling that VW might offload a few of its brands in a bid to focus on electrification and emissions compliance, this is is the first time we’ve heard credible rumblings about real action being taken. Considering […] The post Rimac Planning to Buy Bugatti? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vw, Porsche, Autos, Volkswagen, Bugatti, Industry News, Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen AG, News Blog, Rimac Automobili, Rimac, Mate Rimac, Piech, Porsche-Piech, Buy Bugatti

Single-family home construction increased from last month

While housings starts, permits and completions all declined from July, Thursday provided some good news for an inventory-starved industry.
Tags: Radio, Industry News, Markets & Economy

Lennar predicts strong home sales ‘for the foreseeable future’

Lennar, one of the nation's biggest homebuilders, posted year-over-year increases in profits, deliveries of new homes, and new orders in the third quarter on the heels of a robust housing market fueled by low interest rates and tight inventory, according to a company earnings report Tuesday.
Tags: Interest Rates, Radio, New Homes, Earnings, Industry News, Inventory, Lennar, Stuart Miller, Select, Home Sales, Opendoor, Jonathan Jaffe, Housing Starts, Homebuilder, Homebuyer Demand, Rick Beckwitt

Keller Williams president: ‘50% of your database is in jeopardy’

Josh Team shared exclusive insight from Google that shows why there's so much market share up for grabs right now and how agents can take advantage.
Tags: Google, Facebook, Radio, Industry News, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Virtual Tour, Josh Team, COVID-19

GM Files State Lawsuits Against FCA Over Racketeering Claims

General Motors refuses to let the dismissal of its federal racketeering case against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles stand in the way of getting what it believes is true justice. On Monday, the automaker filed its latest claim with Wayne County Circuit Court in Michigan. These are separate from the New Jersey lawsuit it has targeting former […] The post GM Files State Lawsuits Against FCA Over Racketeering Claims appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: General Motors, New Jersey, Fca, Gm, Lawsuits, Autos, Automotive Industry, Michigan, Bribery, Industry News, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, UAW, Wayne County Circuit Court, News Blog, Union News, Hot Legal Action

Realogy chief: Entire homebuying experience won’t go digital

Ryan Schneider said this week that digital real estate experiences are becoming more common, but in general people also still want to physically experience properties before buying them.
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, Analysis, Radio, Industry News, Realogy, Markets & Economy, Select, Pandemic, Ryan Schneider, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Coronavirus Pandemic, Inman Connect Now, Connect Now

Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider: Real estate industry ‘isn’t diverse enough’

The Realogy CEO would like to see a more diverse group of agents and brokers in the U.S., which he believes would also help improve executive level diversity.
Tags: Real Estate, Race, Diversity, Radio, Racism, Agent, Discrimination, Black Lives Matter, Zillow, Redfin, Industry News, Realogy, Select, News Brief, Ryan Schneider, Connect Now

Opendoor is officially going public

In an announcement Tuesday, the company revealed that it generated $4.7 billion in revenue in 2019 while selling more than 18,000 homes.
Tags: Technology, Ipo, Radio, Public, Industry News, Select, Opendoor, Eric Wu, Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. II

U.S. Vehicle Inventories Exceptionally Lean Going Into Fall

Not that it should be any surprise with pricing creeping up, but U.S. vehicle inventories are some of the lowest we’ve seen in roughly a decade. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to get a solid estimate on supplies as many automakers no longer have the balls to conduct monthly reports, at least not any they’re willing to […] The post U.S. Vehicle Inventories Exceptionally Lean Going Into Fall appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Autos, Supply, Industry News, Demand, News Blog, Production Delays, Industy Supply, Vehicle Invenotries, Vehicle Supply

Opendoor in talks to go public via SPAC merger

Opendoor is in talks to go public with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. II, a blank-check company that acquires other companies and takes them public.
Tags: Technology, Ipo, Softbank, Radio, Public, Industry News, SPAC, Select, Opendoor, Eric Wu, Blank Check Company, Vision Fund, Public Offering, Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp, Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. II

iBuyer purchases dropped 88% in Q2 as pandemic raged

RedfinNow, Offerpad, Opendoor and Zillow only bought 880 homes in the second quarter of 2020, according to a study by Redfin released Friday.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Zillow, Redfin, Industry News, Select, Opendoor, Offerpad, iBuyer, RedfinNow continues c-suite reshuffle with new CTO hire

On Thursday, the company named Chris Patalano as its new chief technology officer.
Tags: Apple, Technology, Pandora, Radio, Cto, Industry News, Sirius, Select,, Move Inc, David Doctorow, Chris Patalano

Zillow, Redfin vow to add Black board members in push for diversity

The companies are helping lead a new initiative dubbed the Board Challenge, which is meant to increase diversity among directors on company boards.
Tags: Verizon, Lyft, Uber, Real Estate, Diversity, Radio, Agent, Compass, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Zillow, Accolade, Altimeter Capital, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News

Former, Trulia executive to lead NYC listing service

Ninve James will lead the Residential Listing Service, a brokerage-facing listing service powered by the Real Estate Board of New York.
Tags: New York City, Radio, Trulia, Industry News, Select, StreetEasy, REBNY, MLS & Associations, OneKey MLS, Residential Listing Service, Rls,, Ninve James

Zillow Offers opens in first new market since COVID pause

The direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform is live in Jacksonville, Florida.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Zillow, Jacksonville, Industry News, Select, Jeremy Wacksman, iBuyer, Zillow Offers, 3d Tours, Regina Benjamin

David Hoffman is taking a top Keller Williams team indie

The David Hoffman Group is launching a full service independent brokerage in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Tags: Radio, Mortgage, Industry News, Charlotte, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, David Hoffman, Brokerage, Select, Allen Tate, David Hoffman Group

Opendoor makes changes to C-suite

Board member and TPG Capital vet Carrie Wheeler is joining as chief financial officer while Gautam Gupta is set to depart the company.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Tpg Capital, Industry News, Neiman Marcus, Petco, Dollar Tree, Opendoor, Eric Wu, Gautam Gupta, Carrie Wheeler, iBuyer, TPG Captial

Nissan Announces ‘Breakthrough’ in Carbon Fiber Production

Once reserved for aircraft and the world’s most expensive sports cars, carbon fiber has been gradually wriggling its way into the mainstream. On Thursday, Nissan announced it had whipped up a method to manufacture carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) more easily and shorten production time by around 80 percent — adding that it planned to take […] The post Nissan Announces ‘Breakthrough’ in Carbon Fiber Production appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Production, Autos, Nissan, Carbon Fiber, Industry News, News Blog, CFRP, Molding, Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic

With app launch, MoveEasy becomes agents’ branded platform

Continuing to grow throughout the pandemic, online moving concierge company MoveEasy offers fully white-labeled relocation platform for real estate industry.
Tags: Apps, Technology, Radio, Teams, Moving, Technology News, Homeadvisor, Industry News, Relocation, Select, News Brief, PROPtech, MoveEasy, Branded Apps, Moving Apps, Online Moving Services

Former Zillow, eXp Realty executives join Tom Ferry

During the final day of his annual success summit, Tom Ferry named RJ Jones as chief operating officer and Keri McGhee as vice president of marketing.
Tags: Radio, Industry News, Select, Tom Ferry, RJ Jones, Exp Realty, Keri McGhee

Ford to Cut 1,400 Salaried Positions in U.S. Through Buyout Initiative

Barely a full day after news broke that Ford was on the cusp of announcing layoffs, Ford announced those layoffs. On Wednesday, the automaker informed employees that it needs to eliminate 1,400 salaried jobs as part of its $11-billion restructuring program. The good news is that these cuts will be handled through retirement buyouts that […] The post Ford to Cut 1,400 Salaried Positions in U.S. Through Buyout Initiative appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Layoffs, Jobs, Ford, Autos, Automotive Industry, Industry News, Job Cuts, Ford Motor Co, News Blog, Buyouts, Restructuring, Financial Reports

How saying ‘yes’ changed the careers of 4 female real estate pros

"Don't say 'no' in fear, say 'yes' to success," advised broker Sabrina Brown during the first day of the California Association of Realtor's WomanUP! 2020 virtual event.
Tags: Radio, Saying No, Agent, Comfort Zone, Side, Industry News, Don, Yes, Select, Tom Ferry, Affirmations, Guy Gal, Nicole Solari, California Association of REALTOR, Debra Trappen, California Association of Realtors (C.A.R

Corcoran follows the suburban boom into Westchester County

The brand is setting up shop in the suburbs north of New York City — just as President Trump seeks to characterize it as "ground zero" for crime.
Tags: New York City, Radio, Suburbs, Industry News, Trump, Westchester, Westchester County, Marcene Hedayati, William Raveis Legends Realty Group, Corcoran, Realogy, Brokerage, Select, Pam Liebman, Corcoran Legends, Elvira Aloia

Ford, BMW Planning Job Cuts In U.S.

With a large number of automakers pinching pennies these days, it’s easy for the details of various restructuring plans to fall down the memory hole. For example, Ford has been engaged in an ambitious cost-cutting program since 2018. The $11-billion plan was said to take anywhere from three to five years to complete, requiring legitimate […] The post Ford, BMW Planning Job Cuts In U.S. appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Layoffs, Jobs, Ford, Autos, Automotive Industry, Bmw, Industry News, Job Cuts, Ford Motor Co, News Blog, Restructuring, Financial Reports

Zillow integrates C.A.R. standard forms into dotloop

Agents in California who use the transaction management platform will no longer need to download and import forms.
Tags: Technology, California, Car, Radio, Zillow, Dotloop, Industry News, Select, Transaction Management, California Association Of Realtors, MLS & Associations, Marnie Blanco

August 2020 Updates to Paid Media Platforms

In this monthly post, we bring you the latest news and changes from all of the major ad platforms: Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Youtube, LinkedIn, and more. Read more at
Tags: Facebook, Seo, Search, Google Shopping, Bing, Industry News, Bing Ads, App Advertising, Bing Shopping, Lead Gen, Microsoft Advertising, Google Ads, Facebook Reporting, Google Microsoft Facebook Youtube LinkedIn

T3 Sixty names new chief operating officer, chief information officer

The company is promoting Kelly White to serve chief operating officer, while Tinus Swanepoel will shift to the role of chief information officer.
Tags: Radio, Industry News, Select, Kelly White, Stefan Swanepoel, Mark Lesswing, T3 Sixty, Tinus Swanepoel

Stronger together: A pair of ERA franchisees partner to buy another

In a unique move, Steve Doty of ERA Doty Real Estate and Tom DeWine of ERA Colonial Real Estate partnered to buy ERA Team Real Estate in Arkansas.
Tags: Texas, Radio, Arkansas, Industry News, Conway, Realogy, Brokerage, Select, ERA Real Estate, ERA Colonial Real Estate, Tom DeWine, Harker Heights, ERA Doty Real Estate, Steve Doty, Tracy Tidwell, ERA Team Real Estate