Trump picks former rival Ben Carson as next HUD Secretary



Incoming President Donald Trump has chosen his former Republican Primaries rival, the retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

Second Century Ventures now recruiting real estate tech startups



The National Association of Realtors’ strategic investment arm, Second Century Ventures, has said it’s accepting applications for its 2017 REach accelerator class

International Property Firm JLL Expands in DFW



Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) International has expanded its North Texas operations by acquiring the Dallas affiliate of Integra Realty Resources. With Q4 looming large, the company shows only positives going into 2017.

Applying Technology to Your Commercial Business Location



If you’ve been in the real estate business for more than two days, you’ve heard the old adage – Location, Location, Location.

Why the sudden spike in foreclosures last month?



Foreclosure filings jumped by 27 percent in October 2016 compared to the previous month, having previously hit their lowest level in 129 months in September

Zillow has just listed Santa’s home for $656,000



Ho! Ho! Ho! Zillow has just shown that it has a sense of humor after listing Santa Claus’ home on its real estate listings site.

What your clients need to know about cash gifts for down payments



It’s fairly normal for first-time buyers to receive down payment assistance from family members or close friends, but not everyone realizes there are quite strict rules in place that need to be adhered to.

roOomy offers up 4 predictions for real estate in 2017



A New Year brings new opportunities, and that’s certainly true if you’re looking to sell or buy a home in 2017. But what exactly does the year ahead have in store for housing?

6 trends to watch in smart home systems



As smart home technologies begin to take root, we take a look at six trends that are sure to help our homes become even smarter over the next few years.

Cook County Recorder of Deeds starts testing Blockchain for real estate transactions



The Cook County, Illinois Recorder of Deeds Office is making blockchain in real estate a reality, pioneering its use via a partnership with a startup called Velox