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Gene Martinez, influential and ‘beloved’ Compass agent, dies at 60

Gene Martinez, influential and ‘beloved’ Compass agent, dies at 60

Martinez joined Compass while the company was still young, and went on to lead and help launch operations in multiple parts of the U.S.... [ Read More » ]

Interracial couple suing Michigan agents for alleged discrimination

Interracial couple suing Michigan agents for alleged discrimination

One of the accused agents, Rick Beaudin of KW Realty Livingston, says he's never met the couple, never received an offer from them and "discrimination... [ Read More » ]

Buyers can bid on America’s priciest home via Google Forms

Buyers can bid on America’s priciest home via Google Forms

Developer Nile Niami is asking buyers interested in his $350 million Bel Air spec mansion to submit an application through Google Forms — and he’d... [ Read More » ]

‘Zillow Gone Wild’: Instagram account featuring kooky homes gains popularity

‘Zillow Gone Wild’: Instagram account featuring kooky homes gains popularity

An Instagram account that finds the biggest, flashiest and otherwise weirdest listings on Zillow is quickly gaining a loyal following.... [ Read More » ]

New realtor.com partnerships will add more 3D tour options

New realtor.com partnerships will add more 3D tour options

The listing portal will now support 3D tours from imaging startups Asteroom and CloudPano, in addition to Matterport.... [ Read More » ]

Inman announces 27 sponsors and exhibitors for Inman Connect

Inman announces 27 sponsors and exhibitors for Inman Connect

Jan. 20, 2021 – Inman Group® announced 26 companies that will sponsor and exhibit at Inman Connect, a 3-day virtual event Jan. 26-28, 2021.... [ Read More » ]

The end of free rental listings on Zillow is here

The end of free rental listings on Zillow is here

The company announced the changes would come in November but finally ended free rental listing syndication this week.... [ Read More » ]

5 real estate professionals who got pardons — and the 1 who didn’t

5 real estate professionals who got pardons — and the 1 who didn’t

Jenna Ryan, the Realtor arrested for "storming the capitol," made a public plea for a pardon on Monday. But among 73 pardons and 70 clemencies granted... [ Read More » ]

Opendoor taps ex-Marine to run data security

Opendoor taps ex-Marine to run data security

Noah Beddome, the latest addition to Opendoor's C-suite, will run the departments that protect consumer data.... [ Read More » ]

You can help! How to support homeowners in forbearance

You can help! How to support homeowners in forbearance

There’s so much you can do to assist distressed homeowners avoid foreclosure. Not only will you have their lasting gratitude, chances are, they will... [ Read More » ]