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Luxury Portfolio International rebrands, unveils new logo

Luxury Portfolio International, the high-end branch of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World network, has rebranded.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Industry News, News Brief, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Luxury Portfolio International

Builder confidence rises amid low interest rates: NAHB index

Builder confidence climbed for the second straight month, according to data from the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo.
Tags: Radio, Wells Fargo, Industry News, Builders, National Association of Home Builders, Markets & Economy, News Brief, NAHB, Builder Confidence, Housing Market INdex

Google Analytics for real estate?

Agentology has launched a new dashboard feature that it describes as a Google Analytics-like information stream for real estate marketing campaigns.
Tags: Technology, Google Analytics, Analysis, Radio, Lead Generation, Industry News, Select, News Brief, Agentology, David Tal

Realty One Group axes leader of a top producing team

The Sibbach Team reportedly included about 40 people, while the re-formed eXp version has 30 — though some of the members on the new team were existing eXp agents who joined after the move.
Tags: Radio, Agent, Exclusive, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Realty One, Realty ONE Group, Kuba Jewgieniew, Agent Teams, Jeff Sibbach, Jeff Sibbach and Phil Sexton, Phil Sexton, Sibbach team

Keller Williams announces 3 new international markets

Keller Williams expanded its franchise operations to Ireland and will soon launch in Chile and Italy, the company announced at its annual Keller Williams Family Reunion event in New Orleans.
Tags: International, Radio, Ireland, Chile, Paul Allen, Italy, Agent, Industry News, Keller Williams, Brokerage, Select, Keller Williams Family Reunion, Agent Growth, Claudia Guzmán, Darren Darcy, Will Soteroff

Groundfloor offers company shares at $15 in new public offering

Groundfloor, an open platform for investing in real estate, is offering shares of its company for $15 in new online public offering.
Tags: Crowdsourcing, IPOs, Radio, Mortgage, Real Estate Development, Industry News, Select, News Brief, Real Estate Investing, Home Flipping, Banking & Lending, Groundfloor, Home Investing, Public Offerings, Stock Sale

‘People are afraid’: Agents worry wall will squeeze the local market

On Friday, Trump declared a national emergency, which he believes will give him access to border wall funding that congress denied him. Agents are worried.
Tags: Politics, Texas, Mexico, International, Radio, Agent, Government Shutdown, Industry News, Trump, Select, Border Wall, President Trump

Compass nabs top Brooklyn producer from Douglas Elliman

Scott Klein and at least five members of his team are making the jump from Douglas Elliman to Compass in Brooklyn, where the brokerage is rapidly expanding.
Tags: Radio, Brooklyn, Agent, Compass, Industry News, Douglas Elliman, Michael Graves, Brokerage, Select, Scott Klein, Robert Reffkin, Rory Golod, David Dubin

Engel & Völkers opens in Napa with Compass defectors

Engel & Völkers is bringing its global real estate brand to California's wine country with a team of agents defecting from Compass. The new brokerage, led by Paul Benson, will be Engel & Völkers' largest in North America.
Tags: California, Radio, Agent, Napa, Compass, Industry News, Napa Valley, Engel, Paul Benson, Pacific Union, Agi Smith, Brokerage, Select, St. Helena, Engel Völkers, Pavi Mitchell

Ben Kinney Companies scoops up 2 real estate tech businesses

Ben Kinney Companies announced Friday it has acquired a pair of Canadian businesses that specialize in artificial intelligence and website creation.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Canada, Industry News, IDX, Brokerage, News Brief, Ben Kinney, Ben Kinney Companies, Articifial Intelligence,, Redman Tech

The Inman Weekender: Yelp! Where are Opendoor’s and Offerpad’s reviews?

The week's top real estate industry stories plus top Inman Connect New York talks you can't miss.
Tags: Headlines, Marketing, Collection, Radio, Agent, Recap, Weekend, Industry News, Inman Connect New York, Brokerage

The Real Word: Agents react to Gary Vaynerchuk’s comments

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, from Tom Ferry's reaction to the Twittersphere's, they talk out different perspectives on Gary Vaynerchuk's interview. 
Tags: Video, Opinion, Radio, Agent, Industry News, Gary Vaynerchuk, Nicole White, Select, Tom Ferry, Byron Lazine

Redfin Now’s all-cash homebuying offers are usually rejected

Glenn Kelman said most who receive offers from his company's iBuyer program reject those offers, but he argued that the program still helps sell houses.
Tags: Technology, California, Radio, Dallas, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Opendoor, Redfin Now, Offerpad, iBuyer, Ibuying

Redfin’s all-cash homebuying offers are usually rejected

Glenn Kelman said most who receive offers from his company's iBuyer program reject those offers, but he argued that the program still helps sell houses.
Tags: Technology, California, Radio, Dallas, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Opendoor, Redfin Now, Offerpad, iBuyer, Ibuying

Redfin iBuyer offers usually rejected: Redfin chief executive

Glenn Kelman said most who receive offers from his company's iBuyer program reject those offers, but he argued that the program still helps sell houses.
Tags: Technology, California, Radio, Dallas, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Opendoor, Redfin Now, Offerpad, iBuyer, Ibuying

NAR tells Congress tax reform is hurting homeowners

The director of the National Association of Realtors, the nation's largest real estate trade group, testified before Congress about the ways in which the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act have made it harder to own a home
Tags: Congress, Homeownership, Government, Radio, Homeowners, Industry News, Tax Reform, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Kevin Brown, House Ways and Means Committee, Markets & Economy, Select, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, MLS & Associations

Redfin beats expectations with over $124M in revenue for Q4 2018

Those earnings represent an increase of 30 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2017, the company also revealed. Redfin also saw a net loss in the final three months of 2018 of $12.2 million, compared $1.8 million during the same period in 2017.
Tags: Wall Street, Markets, Radio, Earnings Report, Redfin, Industry News, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Redfin Earnings

‘It’s devastating’: Agents react to Amazon abandoning New York

When the news broke Thursday morning that Amazon had flip flopped on its decision to put an HQ2 campus in Long Island City, Vincent Koo was in a meeting with other agents in the Queens, New York, neighborhood.
Tags: Amazon, New York, New York City, Lifestyle, Radio, Queens, Agent, Exclusive, Industry News, Queens New York, Long Island City, Markets & Economy, HQ2, Buyers Tools, Eric Benaim, Modern Spaces

Amazon abandons NYC HQ2 plan

Amazon's controversial second headquarters in the New York City neighborhood of Long Island City won't be happening after all, according to a new report.
Tags: Amazon, Technology, New York City, Radio, Queens, De Blasio, Industry News, Cuomo, Long Island City, Select, Gianaris, HQ2

Engel & Völkers strikes partnership for Hispanic inclusion

Global real estate brand Engel & Völkers and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals announced a new partnership Wednesday to promote inclusion and diversity in real estate. 
Tags: Radio, Agent, Industry News, Engel, Brokerage, Select, Gary Acosta, Anthony Hitt, NAHREP, Hispanic Homeownership, Engel Völkers, Martha Borgese

The next big paradigm shift? Quick appraisals in under 2 weeks

Anow processes more than 50,000 appraisals across the U.S., Canada and other countries each month, but the goal isn't volume alone.
Tags: Uber, Technology, Radio, Canada, Industry News, Select, Appraisal, Banking & Lending, Anow, Appraisal Companies, Marty Haldane

Trump’s tariffs could drive the cost of homes and remodeling way up

The president's tariffs could send the price of new homes and remodels soaring by thousands of dollars, but not all economists are convinced by the data.
Tags: Politics, Economy, Radio, Tariffs, Industry News, Trump, Mark Perry, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, New Construction, Home Remodeling, President Trump

Pricey housing prompts more married couples to get roommates

The soaring cost of real estate on the West Coast is prompting more married couples to start living with roommates, according to a new report from Trulia.
Tags: Renting, Marriage, Data, Radio, West Coast, Roommate, Rentals, Industry News, Select

Become an Accredited Amazon Advertiser Today

You can now become an official Amazon Advertiser with the launch of Amazon’s Learning Console. Let’s take a dive into the new console and accreditation test. Read more at
Tags: Amazon, Pinterest, Seo, Artificial Intelligence, Quora, Tips, Programming Languages, Industry News, Certification, Event Marketing, Account Management, User Retention, AMAZO, ABM, Great Place to Work, Amazon Advertising

NYC Council aims to limit rental broker fees, security deposits

Members of the New York City Council took aim at the fees associated with renting an apartment in New York City, which sometimes requires prospective tenants to spend thousands of dollars in deposits and charges to obtain.
Tags: New York City, Regulations, Radio, Agent, Rentals, Industry News, New York City Council, NYC Council, Select, News Brief

Blend wants to speed up getting home equity loans, credit lines

Digital mortgage startup Blend announced that it will soon expand to offer customers home equity loans and lines of credit.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Blend, Industry News, Fannie Mae, Mountain America Credit Union, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Nima Ghamsari, Tim Mayopoulos, Buyers Tools, Lynn Heitman

Compass loves New York MLS

Compass, the heavily funded real estate brokerage, has signed-on to send its listings directly to New York MLS, the city's only multiple listing service.
Tags: New York, Radio, Compass, Industry News, Douglas Elliman, Corcoran, Halstead, Brokerage, Select, StreetEasy, Listing Data, Robert Reffkin, MLS & Associations, New York Mls, Stribling and Associates

Two of Austin’s largest indie brokerages are joining forces

Realty Austin, the largest independent brokerage in Austin, said its acquisition of Reilly Realtors should give it 10 percent of the market in the city.
Tags: Texas, Austin, Radio, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Michael Reilly, Realty Austin, Jonathan Boatwright, Independent Brokerage, Reilly Realtors

New rule should make it easier for homeowners to get flood insurance

In a nutshell, it sets a minimum bar for private insurance policies; if the policies meet those requirements, lenders who require flood insurance will have to accept them.
Tags: Climate Change, Insurance, Analysis, Radio, Hurricane Sandy, Natural Disaster, Flooding, Mortgage, Industry News, Select, Flood Insurance, Hurricane Harvey, Natural Disaster Insurance

HomeLight’s new app will let agents present iBuyer offers

HomeLight is launching a new tool called Simple Sale, available first as a website and later as a mobile app for agents, that acts as a kind or clearing house for various iBuyers.
Tags: Mobile, Apps, Technology, Radio, Agent, Industry News, Select, Homelight, Ibuyers, Cash Offer, Buyers Tools, All-cash, Cash Offers