'Broken Windws' Theory Can Be Applied To Real Estate Regulation
Real estate regulators should consider adopting the 'broken windows' theory of policing. They might discover -- as various police departments have -- that by paying attention to relatively minor transgressions, they are liable to experience a reduction in the number of major transgressions.
Real Estate Gifts Can Disrupt Family Harmony
Unresolved family issues and ingrained family dynamics can stand between you and your real estate goals. PJ Wade enlists READER INPUT to further explore the impact of a real estate wedding gift on a newly-wed couple and family relationships.
Compass CEO reveals more ambitions to be real estate’s ‘one-stop shop’Compass CEO Robert Reffkin believes the real estate industry is experiencing a "Netflix versus Blockbuster moment," and he wants his company to emerge as a one-stop shop that provides all services associated with moving....Read More
Breaking: Zillow sues Compass over poached employees, intellectual propertyZillow on Friday filed two lawsuits against Compass, alleging the tech-enabled brokerage poached its employees as part of an effort to steal its intellectual property.
The suits were filed in Washington state and in federal court, respectively, and argue that Compass lured away three Zillow employees who had signed contracts with non-disclosure and non-compete clauses....Read More
Atlanta’s privatized affordable housing startup PadSplit raises $4.6MThe Atlanta-based startup has raised $4.6 million with help from Core Innovation Capital and other socio-economic aware investment organizations. ...Read More
Vacation rental company Vacasa buys Sterling ResortsVacation rental startup Vacasa announced that it has purchased vacation rental management company Sterling Resorts this week....Read More
Airbnb eyes commercial buildings in new partnershipAirbnb is working to launch a new hospitality service that will give short-term renters access to spaces in commercial buildings in New York City....Read More
The Inman Weekender: Contract terms every agent should knowGetting back to basics, plus this week's top news. ...Read More
Broker sues Sotheby’s rival for ‘cybersquatting,’ use of nameIf you've got a name that's synonymous with your business, it might be a good idea to buy it as a domain name — if only to keep it away from your rivals....Read More
NAR: Sustainability sellsEco-friendly home features have broad appeal among consumers and can play a valuable role in real estate marketing, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors....Read More
Housing starts declined in MarchHousing starts fell 0.3 percent between February and March and dropped 14.2 percent year-over-year, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Housing and Urban Development, released Friday....Read More
The career outlook for real estate agents in 2020The world of real estate is rewarding, challenging and ever-changing. To help you know what’s ahead for strategic planning purposes, here’s an outlook on the industry through 2020....Read More