Airbnb is poised to expand beyond travel accomodations



Airbnb is setting its sights on disrupting the entire travel industry, not just hotels. In an interview with VentureBeat, the firm’s vice president of engineering Mike Curtis said that personalization c

Luxury homeowner says he’ll accept part payment in bitcoin for $45M listing



The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap, Bitcoin, is becoming increasingly accepted in real estate. At the weekend, one luxury homeowner made headlines when he told media he’s willing

Buyers drop bigger down payments to gain a competitive edge



As buyers face increased competition in U.S. housing markets, some are attempting to gain a competitive edge by offering a larger down payment. “In many purchase situations, there are multiple offers, and the buyers who have the bigger down payment are more likely to win out,” Daren Blomquist, ATTOM Data Solutions’ senior vice president, told […]

Almost a quarter of U.S. home sales in 2017 were above asking price



Almost one quarter of U.S. home sales in 2017 went for above the asking price, netting sellers an average of $7,000 more than anticipated. Five years ago, just 17.8 percent of final sale prices were higher than the asking price, according to a new report from Zillow.

Fannie & Freddie launch new programs to encourage investment in rental properties



Investors are being encouraged to buy up more single-family rental properties thanks to the introduction of new financing programs with competitive rates from U.S. mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Meet StoreMatch, the Tinder of commercial real estate



StoreMatch wants to be the Tinder for landlords and tenants in the retail space. The company offers a business-to-business platform hosted in the cloud, that helps pair vacant retail spaces with suitable tenants.

Hedge fund manager Ken Griffin buys Chicago’s most valuable home for $58.5 million



Ken Griffin has just purchased what has become Chicago’s most expensive home ever

Easy tips to gain more social media followers in seconds



Are you hoping to boost your online social media presence? If so, then Forbes columnist Jayson DeMers has a few new tips that can help you to collect new followers in as little as just three minutes, or so he claims. ‘

Survey shows consumers are poised to embrace virtual real estate tours



Technology has made the process of home buying and selling simpler, smarter and faster. As smart home and virtual reality (VR) technology continues to become more mainstream and sought after

Real estate pros should act now to secure their devices from newly discovered bugs



Technology giants are rushing to push put patches for two critical hardware vulnerabilities that affect almost every PC, as well as some mobile devices.

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