Zillow is planning to buy up homes, do them up and sell them on



Real estate listings platform Zillow says it’s planning to buy and sell homes in the Las Vegas and Phoenix areas as part of a major change to its business model.

4 demographic trends set to impact real estate in the next decade



The real estate sector is likely to be greatly impacted by a number of demographic trends emerging in the next decade, including more immigrants, an aging population and more internal migration to the south of the country.

Buyer’s enthusiasm falls to two-year low as market challenges bite



Consumers are growing increasingly optimistic about their personal finances, but the opposite is true when it comes to their ability to buy a home or qualify for a mortgage, according to the National Association of Realtor’s latest Housing Opportunities and Market Experience survey.

Toys ‘R’ Us store closures to hit commercial real estate sector hard, experts say



Commercial real estate experts say the recent announcement from Toys ‘R’ Us that it’s going to close or sell more than 800 of its stores in the U.S. could have a negative impact on the retail property sector.

New Story bids to solve world’s housing shortage with 3D printed homes



A San Francisco charity called New Story seems to think so, and to that end its just showed off a new 3D printer it built in partnership with construction technology firm ICON that it wants to use to build affordable homes

The NAR is talking to Silicon Valley tech giants, but won’t say why



National Association of Realtors’ chief executive officer Bob Goldberg has revealed that he’s in talks with three major Silicon Valley tech giants, according to reports.

Rhino wants to get rid of the security deposit on your next apartment



A startup called Rhino is hoping to do away with the need for a security deposit on rented homes, with a new technology solution it says benefits both renters and landlords.

The robot revolution is coming to real estate



Nowadays, we’ve already seen innovations such as robot real estate agents, robotic architects and also “bots”

Airbnb hints at plans to start its own airline



Airbnb’s co-founder Brian Chesky has revealed that the controversial homesharing company is looking into the possibility of creating its own airline service.

Keller Williams unveils virtual assistant Kelle for its agents



Real estate franchise Keller Williams has unveiled a new tool for its employees in the shape of a new virtual assistant based on artificial intelligence.

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