The week in real estate industry deals: May 22-26, 2017 Sat, 27 May 2017 3:00:43 While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there's another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate industry: mergers, acquisitions, integrations and partnerships. We'll be recapping every week's noteworthy deals that didn't make it into print (and some that did) for your perusal. Here are this week's ... read more»
Inman Connect San Francisco 2017: Growth, Discovery, Brainstorm Fri, 26 May 2017 16:49:34 I was walking through San Francisco this weekend and realized how important it is that we bring the real estate community to the very epicenter of so many changes. Lots of silly stuff goes on in this great City, but most importantly it throbs with invention, action and passion ... read more»
The markets have been quiet, but here’s the long view Fri, 26 May 2017 13:54:14 Markets have been quiet this week in front of a long holiday weekend and next week’s big load of economic data, which will make or break the Fed’s decision to increase the cost of money at its meeting on June 14. Expect “make.” ... read more»
Everything you need to know about Zillow Instant Offers Fri, 26 May 2017 13:00:05 What happened in the real estate industry this week was preceded by a long drum roll, delivered to the beat of massive funding rounds for direct homebuyers, disrupted music and transportation industries, the infiltration of convenience into every aspect of our lives, and the undeniable focus on that precious lead: the homeseller ... read more»
Zillow Instant Offers lands Realtor 48 seller leads Fri, 26 May 2017 9:39:30 Realtor Veronica Figueroa has nabbed 48 seller leads through Zillow Instant Offers since it launched on Monday, and she’s working to see how many she can convert into listings. “The numbers just keep on coming in,” she said ... read more»
Rents are rising in the suburbs Fri, 26 May 2017 2:10:45 Buyers look to rent in the 'burbs to save money, but Zillow's latest rental study shows rents in suburban and urban areas are facing affordability issues.
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Craigslist: Forget the ‘it’s so ancient’ mantra Fri, 26 May 2017 0:10:44 Craigslist, the granddaddy of all horizontal classified websites, hasn’t taken a single step to focus on verticals like real estate and recruitment. And yet it is active in the verticals, nonetheless ... read more»