Nextdoor offers Memphis’ residents the “next” way to fight crime



Memphis residents have a unique opportunity to make their community safer, thanks a new partnership between city officials and the social neighborhood network Nextdoor, a free service that aims to bring communities closer together.

SmartZip adds more lead generation tools to predictive analytics toolbox



Predictive marketing solution provider SmartZip Analytics, which focuses on real estate and related industries, has unveiled new and improved lead generation and follow-up tools for its existing SmartTargeting clients.

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg wants to tear down 4 neighboring homes to protect his privacy



Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to tear down four homes near his own property in Palo Alto, including one that he just paid $14 million for, before replacing them with smaller homes.

More young realtors emerging through the ranks



The median age of a realtor has decreased from 57-years old in 2014 to just 53-years old in 2015, the lowest median age since 2008, when it was 52-years.

Share Your Office helps real estate agents expand into new markets



Regular leads are essential to the success of any real estate agent. Leads can be generated through many different means, but one new source is worth looking at – an on-demand platform called Share Your Office.

“Housing confidence gap” shows women are a tougher sell than men



Female buyers often need greater reassurance than men when it comes to completing real estate transactions, a new study has found.

Post Café wants to automate your social media campaigns



Launched initially with a housing and real estate industry focus, Post Café enables real estate agents to establish themselves as housing industry experts and foster ongoing communication with past and potential clients.

Self-driving trucks could be coming to a highway near you



Everybody’s heard of self-driving cars and how they can supposedly help to minimize traffic problems, save on fuel and improve safety, but a new startup is taking the concept a little bit further in the form of self-driving trucks.

Here’s how millennials will affect the future of real estate



Many millennials have already attained the “American Dream” of home ownership, and not only are they getting cozy in their own homes, but they have some different ideas about it too

Paul Pinkston, 59, guilty of robbing and kidnapping Florida agents



A man from St. Petersburg, Florida, has been convicted of holding two real estate agents at gunpoint and robbing them in two separate incidents last summer.