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KvCORE’s spring 2021 release is faster, smarter and connected

Updates to the user experience and some sharply engineered new functionality demonstrate why Inside Real Estate's flagship software kvCORE remains an industry favorite.
Tags: Technology, Marketing, Software, Radio, Software Updates, CRM, Marketing Software, Select, News Brief, Real Estate Technology, PROPtech, Inside Real Estate, Kvcore


Nearly 75% of Redfin agents entered bidding wars in April

According to the latest data from real estate brokerage Redfin, 72 percent of its agents entered into a bidding war in the April.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Predictive Analytics, Redfin, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Kristin Lopez


Nearly 75% of offers written by Redfin agents entered bidding wars in April

According to the latest data from real estate brokerage Redfin, 72 percent of its agents entered into a bidding war in the April.
Tags: Analysis, Radio, Predictive Analytics, Redfin, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Kristin Lopez


Berkshire Hathaway Miami outpost to relaunch luxury magazine

Through a partnership with Havas House, Miami-based Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices EWM Realty is expanding and revamping its long-running "Lifestyles of South Florida" magazine.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Luxury, Miami, South Florida, News Brief, Ron Shuffield, Luxury Lens, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices EWM Realty, Havas House, Marisa Beazel, Berkshire Hathaway Miami


Days on market drops by nearly 50% amid inventory crisis

New listings are up 19.1 percent year over year, but demand continues to outpace new listings, leading to increasingly fewer days on market.
Tags: Radio, Contracts, Inventory, Markets & Economy, Select, Median Home Price, News Brief, HouseCanary, Jeremy Sicklick, Low Inventory, New Listings, COVID-19, New Listing Volume




RE/MAX to launch in-person coaching tour this summer

The 13-city tour starting in June will feature Tom Ferry, Jared James and Wayne Fredrick in mastermind-style events for agents inside and outside of RE/MAX.
Tags: Radio, Agent, Business Tips, Brokerage, News Brief, Tom Ferry, RE/MAX, Wayne Frederick, Jared James, Agent Tips, Coaching Tips, Coaches Corner Live, Tom Ferry Jared James, Wayne Fredrick


Knock’s Carolinas expansion puts Home Swap in 40 markets

Knock Home Swap is now available in 40 markets in 10 states with the latest expansion into South Carolina and new markets in North Carolina.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Agent, Mortgage, North Carolina, Home Buying, South Carolina, Home Swap, Home selling, Select, News Brief, Knock, Sean Black, Home Prep Concierge, Knock-certifidd


Knock’s Carolina’s expansion puts Home Swap in 40 markets

Knock Home Swap is now available in 40 markets in 10 states with the latest expansion into South Carolina and new markets in North Carolina.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Agent, Mortgage, North Carolina, Home Buying, South Carolina, Home Swap, Carolina, Home selling, Select, News Brief, Knock, Sean Black, Home Prep Concierge, Knock-certifidd


$100K for a home in Brooklyn? Fuggedaboutit!

The New York Times editorial board asked eight NYC mayoral candidates, "Do you know the median sales price for a home in Brooklyn?" Some candidate answers left New Yorkers baffled.
Tags: New York City, Radio, Brooklyn, New York Times, Michael Bloomberg, Mayor Bill De Blasio, Markets & Economy, News Brief, StreetEasy, Andrew Yang, Curbed, National Association of Realtors (NAR, Housing Policy, NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun, Brooklyn home prices


‘Lumber truthers’ question veracity of shortage through social media

Despite lumber shortage data that's been released for consecutive months by industry associations, including the National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Home Builders, lumber-shortage truthers have taken to social media to dispel what they see as the myth of the lumber shortage.
Tags: Facebook, Youtube, Conspiracy, Radio, The Daily Beast, National Association of Home Builders, National Association of Realtors, News Brief, David Logan, the American dream, Tiktok, National Association of Realtors (NAR, COVID-19, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB, Lumber Prices, Lumber Costs


Home renovation valuation app raises $6.5M, launches in Seattle

Inman was provided an early look at the Plunk app, which is member of NAR's Reach Accelerator Class of 2021. The funding will be used to further hone the app's first national iteration
Tags: Technology, Home Improvement, Ios Apps, Radio, Fundraising, Venture Capital, Seattle, NAR, Inman, Select, News Brief, Real Estate Technology, Home Valuation, Home Renovations, Plunk, NAR Reach Class of 2021


Lone Wolf Technologies acquires LionDesk and HomeSpotter

"Ultimately, where we want to go is a fully connected digital platform with a single user persona,” said Lone Wolf CEO Jimmy Kelly about the purchases of CRM LionDesk and marketing technology provider HomeSpotter.
Tags: Technology, Radio, CRM, Industry News, Digital Marketing, David Anderson, Jimmy Kelly, Select, News Brief, Real Estate Technology, PROPtech, Spacio, Lone Wolf Technologies, Homespotter, Liondesk, Acquistions


Live tour app HomeRover launches refresh after agent feedback

HomeRover by BrightDoor has announced new features to its live tour app for real estate agents and homebuyers. The refocused version includes a more business-tailored interface for agents and improved consumer-facing features and usability.
Tags: Technology, Ios Apps, Radio, Select, News Brief, Real Estate Technology, Virtual Tours, Open Houses, Video Tours, Virtual showings, Remote Home Tours, Virtual Open Houses, Online Home Tours, Brightdoor, HomeRover, Virtual Tour Software


MHAuthority.com offers buyers direct access to manufactured living options

Launched by State Listings, Inc., MHAuthority.com is a website designed specifically for the marketing of manufactured homes and mobile homes for rent and sale nationwide.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Pre-fab Homes, Mobile Homes, Inc, Modular Homes, Select, News Brief, Multiple Listing Services, Rental Homes, MLS & Associations, My State MLS, State Listings, Manufactured homes, MHAuthority.com, Site-built Homes


New realtor.com market report hints inventory relief is coming

Realtor.com's latest weekly market report showed a boost in new listings during the last week of April — a hopeful signal that lower home prices are near.
Tags: Radio, Homeowners, Inventory, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Realtor.com, Homebuyers, New Listings, Homesellers, Time On Market, Active Inventory


5 people to watch at Offerpad as the iBuyer continues to expand

Offerpad, an iBuyer making major waves in how homes in many major cities are sold, has been on an unstoppable course of growth for more than half a decade.
Tags: Technology, Intel, Radio, Agent, Stacey Jones, Inc, Spencer Rascoff, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Opendoor, Offerpad, Brian Bair, Supernova Partners Acquisition Company, Amir Ghaswala, Brigham Weight


Flat-fee brokerage Houwzer expands into Tampa

The launch marks the brokerage's second foray into Florida, after moving into Orlando in the summer of 2020.
Tags: Florida, Maryland, Radio, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Tampa, Orlando, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Washington D.c, Mike Maher, Houwzer, Flat-Fee Brokerage Model, Discount Brokerage, Salaried Agents


Community mourns real estate brokers killed in brokerage shooting

Maxine Quigg, 50, and Terence O’Brien, 53, lost their lives in an attack on the Watertown, New York, brokerage they co-owned last Wednesday.
Tags: Radio, Agent, Watertown, Jeffrey Smith, National Association of Realtors, WATERTOWN NEW YORK, News Brief, Charlie Oppler, Jefferson-lewis Board Of Realtors, Lance M. Evans, Maxine Quigg, Newschannel 9, NNY360, Terence O'Brien


Lone Wolf releases technology solution for recruiting

Targeted agents can be sorted in Lone Wolf's Recruit according to performance, tagged for categorization and internal referral, and compared against currently high-performing internal agents.
Tags: Technology, Recruiting, Radio, New Technology, Industry News, Recruit, Wolf, Lone Wolf, Jimmy Kelly, Select, News Brief, Real Estate Technology, Cloud Cma, PROPtech, Lone Wolf Technologies, Agent Retention


CoStar to employees: Come back to the office and get a Tesla

After an in-company vaccine rollout, CoStar is luring employees back to the office with prizes, including $10,000 in cash and the chance to win a Tesla.
Tags: Radio, Working From Home, The Wall Street Journal, Remote Working, Industry News, News Brief, Work Safety, CoStar Group, The Real Deal, Coronavirus


Luxury brokerage The Agency adds franchise on Long Island

The office will be the 18th for the Los Angeles-based brand, and will operate in Huntington, about an hour outside of Manhattan.
Tags: New York, California, Los Angeles, Radio, Canada, Connecticut, Manhattan, Long Island, Industry News, Agency, Ontario, Franchise, HUNTINGTON, Studio City, Michael Smith, Jim Ramsay


Bitcoin house in San Francisco to auction 75-year NFT leases

San Francisco-based startup co-living space 20Mission will launch the first-ever auction of spaces as non-fungible tokens starting on May 5th, the company announced on Thursday.
Tags: Startups, San Francisco, Radio, Bitcoin, Luxury, Auction, Rentals, Digital Currencies, NFT, Select, News Brief, NFTS, Co-living, Property Portfolio, Theme Months, Second Homes and Investment Properties


ProperSign updates with QuickSign to speed digital closings

ProperSign was rated four stars by Inman, largely on the merits of its user experience design and Dynamic KBA, or knowledge-based authentication for signer identification.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Ron, Inman, Select, News Brief, Digital Escrow, Electronic Transactions, Digital Transactions, eClosings, Remote Online Notarization, ProperSign, E-closing, Hybrid Closings, QuickSign


Shaker updates include in-deal text messaging and Dotloop integration

Text messaging gives agents and clients a fast, convenient way to keep deals progressing, and has become a ubiquitous sales and marketing channel for the real estate industry.
Tags: Technology, Mobile Marketing, Software, Radio, CRM, Dotloop, Press Release, Shaker, Select, News Brief, Transaction Management, CRM Software, Dotloop integrationss, Mobile Real Estate Apps, Software Upgrades, Technology Integrations


EXp scoops up yet another high-powered team

The Adam Olsen team is based in Houston, Texas, and is at least the fourth big get for eXp in April alone.
Tags: Texas, Radio, Houston, Industry News, Houston Texas, Keller Williams, EXP, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, RE/MAX, Exp Realty, Exp World Holdings, Andrew Franklin, Adam Olsen


Property management platform Guesty raises $50M

Guesty, which offers a software solution to manage multiple short-term rental listings through sites like Airbnb, also scooped up competitor Your Porter.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Airbnb, Tripadvisor, TechCrunch, Vrbo, Flashpoint, News Brief, Vertex Ventures, Guesty, Y-Combinator, Viola Growth, Apax Digital Fund, Amiad Soto, Kingfisher Investment Advisors, Property Portfolio


Real estate agent with a gun targets brokerage, kills 2 agents and self

Former BridgeWiew Real Estate Services agent Barry Stewart is accused of killing a pair of agents at his former brokerage in Watertown, New York.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, New York Daily News, Jeff Smith, New York State Police, News Brief, Barry K. Stewart, BridgeView Real Estate Services, BridgeWiew Real Estate Services, Barry Stewart


Most agents have online passwords that are ridiculously easy to guess

"Password," "12345" and "Simon" are the top passwords chosen by real estate agents for their online accounts, according to research from the password safety manager NordPass.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Simon, News Brief, Chad Hammond, NordPass


EXCLUSIVE: Realogy taps MoxiWorks for company-wide technology partnership

In a video call Tuesday, Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider told Inman MoxiWorks will provide its full product suite, including solutions for marketing, recruiting and website creation.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Breaking News, Industry News, Realogy, Select, News Brief, OJO Labs, MoxiWorks, Ryan Schneider, Technology Partnerships, Adam Dalezman, Brokerage Partnerships, Inman MoxiWorks