• Appraisers might be starting to feel a little hot under the collar amid the growing realization that advances in automation and artificial intelligence technologies could one day threaten their jobs.

    How automation is threatening the appraisal industry
  • That company is called Loftium, which says it will provide up to $50,000 in down payment money in return for homeowners renting out one of their rooms for between one and three years,

    Loftium will stump up your down payment, but only if you become an Airbnb host
  • The burden of student debt means that young adults are being forced to delay their first home purchase by an average of seven years

    Millennials delaying first home purchase by 7 years due to student debts
  • Fertility rates in the U.S. have fallen to their lowest level since records begun, and that means big changes in the future of residential real estate, according to one report.

    Falling fertility rates could lead to smaller homes
  • The National Association of Realtors has announced the finalists of its annual Realtor Magazine 2017 Good Neighbor Awards. The award is designed to highlight realtors who make “an extraordinary impact on their community through volunteer work.” This is the 18th edition of the awards, which honors realtors who donate their time and energies to enrich… [Continue Reading]

    NAR announces 10 realtor finalists in annual Good Neighbor awards

How automation is threatening the appraisal industry

Appraisers might be starting to feel a little hot under the collar amid the growing realization that advances in automation and artificial intelligence technologies could one day threaten their jobs.

Loftium will stump up your down payment, but only if you become an Airbnb host

That company is called Loftium, which says it will provide up to $50,000 in down payment money in return for homeowners renting out one of their rooms for between one and three years,

Dwelo lands $4.9M to automate smart rental properties

With that in mind, a new startup called Dwelo is helping to solve this problem. The company, which recently landed $4.9 million in funding from Peterson Ventures, sells a simple smart apartment system that connects

RealtyShares lands $28M funding round to expand beyond crowdfunding

Real estate crowdfunding and investing platform RealtyShares has just landed a fresh funding round worth $28 million. The company, offers a crowdfunding

HouseCanary lands $31M funding round to build out its analytics platform

Wouldn’t it be great if you could predict the resale value of a home before you bought it? Well, a new startup going by the name of HouseCanary is using big data to do exactly that.

Forthcoming YouTube update will make videos look better on mobile screens

YouTube is planning new changes that will let users change the shape of its media player so it matches the format it was uploaded in, or the format you want to watch. When the update lands,

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