Amazon.com could be about to move into the real estate game



Amazon.com briefly posted a new “Hire a REALTOR®” page before taking it offline

Zillow leads $10m funding round for virtual interior design app Hutch



Hutch Interiors today announced that it has closed a $10 million Series A financing round led by Zillow

How predictive analytics is changing the game for real estate agents



Real estate brokerages are increasingly turning to something called predictive analytics in order to work out which consumers are most likely to buy or sell.

Renters can save thousands by renewing instead of moving, Zillow says



Renewing a lease instead of moving to a new apartment can mean major savings for renters. Those who moved in the past year paid an average of $3,946 more in 2015 on rent than renters who stayed in the same unit for the past five or more years, according to a new Zillow analysis of 2015 rent data from

U.S. housing finance system is “unsustainable”, says Fed’s Powell



Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell has said the U.S. housing finance system is putting taxpayers at risk, calling the situation “unsustainable” and demanding more reforms.

President Trump, Dodd-Frank, Fannie and Freddie



President Trump gives orders for the change he wants but the U.S. Congress has a multitude of views on what needs to be done and ultimately controls the financial purse strings

Redfin files for IPO, looks to raise $100 million



Redfin, the online real estate broker, is getting ready to launch an initial public offering that could raise up to $100 million, reports say.

5 Tips to Obtain a Home Construction Loan



A home construction loan might be for you if the current residential market isn’t meeting your needs. Building your own home beginning with the site selection up

Flip lands $2.2M funding to prove it’s subletting platform is no flop



Web-based subletting platform Flip has landed $2.2 million in a funding round led by Union Square Ventures with participation from Collaborative Fund, BBG Ventures and Techstars Ventures.

Zillow faces social media backlash over McMansion Hell copyright claims



Zillow is facing a social media backlash following its decision to send a cease-and-desist letter to the owner of prominent real estate blog McMansion Hell. The site is a kind of tongue-in-cheek website that pokes fun at so-called McMansions, with quirky comments like “windows you could scrape off with a butter knife”, and “doors to […]

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