Australia’s real estate marketplace REA Group is valued at $5 billion. REA Group’s former CEO Simon Baker asks: Does that mean that Zillow and Trulia, which are currently valued at a fraction of that amount, will be worth many billions
A new 60-story condo in Miami, which features three car elevators that lead to in-unit parking spaces, has attracted 22 billionaires — representing 2 percent of the world’s total — who will have the chance to enjoy the beauty
William Raveis Real Estate Inc., the eighth-largest brokerage in the U.S., has announced plans to double the size of its headquarters in Shelton, Conn., where it has been since 1986. The new space, which will be ready within the next ...
Warren Buffett?s new real estate franchise brand, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, will convert 12 more Prudential Real Estate-affiliated brokerages, bringing the total number of firms committed to the 1-year-old network to 51. The new franchise brand giv
Redfin has faced more difficulty attracting capital than CEO Glenn Kelman originally anticipated, he tells The Wall Street Journal. At the root of investors’ ambivalence towards Redfin is the high-tech broker’s use of sales associates.
A local North Carolina Realtor trade group has changed its showing service provider after the founder of its former provider was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison. The Jacksonville Board of Realtors has more than 600 members and operates ...
Real estate crowdfunder Realty Mogul and and next-gen broker Urban Compass were named two of the “18 best startups” of 2013 by Business Insider. One of the leaders in real estate crowdfunding, Realty Mogul has raised about $8 million f
The number of homes in foreclosure and the number that completed the foreclosure process in October decreased substantially from last year, but still remained bloated. Completed foreclosures in October dropped by 30 percent year over year to 48,000 from 6
The title of “World’s Largest Gingerbread House” now belongs to a 60-foot-long-by-42-foot-wide gingerbread and icing-covered home in Bryan, Texas, but visitors looking to ingest some of the home’s 36 million calorie
Offshore buyers, unemployment rates hovering between 12 and 25 percent for adults aged 18-25, and an onslaught of baby boomers has caused the number of multigenerational households to explode. If you’re looking for a great niche in 2014, special
If you think about it, homebuyers are obsessed with making the virtual world real. When searching for a home, consumers rank photos and virtual tours as the most valuable assets on a website. Why? Because they are the best tools ...
It takes a lot of people to get a buyer into a home, more than most homebuyers might imagine, and agents and loan officers are leaving opportunities on the table to share their trusted networks with consumers, according to Move ...
Sweeten, the New York City home remodeling matchmaking startup, has signed a one-year exclusive deal with New York City-based brokerage The Corcoran Group that will give the firm’s clients insight into the cost and value of home remodeling proje
Last week the IRS issued its final regulations governing how it will implement a new “Obamacare tax” that imposes a 3.8 percent levy on unearned income. Taxpayers are subject to the Net Investment Income (NII) tax if their adjusted gro