How developers can target both baby boomers & millennials



Developers are struggling to keep up with the different needs of baby boomers and millennials – two generations that are currently reshaping the multifamily home market in urban areas.

Airbnb plans to start building its own rental properties



Short-term rental platform Airbnb is planning to get around its disputes with some cities over its leases by building its own rental properties.

New Forewarn app lets real estate pros perform background checks on their clients



The New York Post reports that a new application called Forewarn will soon launch. Targeted at real estate agents, the app allows them to screen potential buyers ahead of a blind meeting.

Parents are refinancing their homes to help their kids win ‘bidding wars’



With bidding wars becoming increasingly prevalent in a housing market that’s plagued by low inventories, some parents and their adult children are teaming up to help them better compete.

As housing shortages bite, more buyers would be willing to live in a haunted house



With tight inventories across the nation leading to a dwindling supply of homes available for sale, a large number of consumers say they’d consider living in a haunted home if it met their needs. The spooky finding came from a recent survey of more than 1,000 consumers by Realtor.com. The survey found that 33 percent […]

Now you can buy a home on Amazon, but it might not be for everyone…



Amazon.com has deservedly earned its reputation as a place where consumers can buy virtually everything. Now, the site has added a new item to its catalog – homes.

Zillow allows 3D virtual tours to be added to listings, intros new app



Zillow has said it’s going to allow 3D tours for some of its home for sale and for rent listings, giving home searchers a more immersive way to view homes.

First-time buyers turn to crowdfunding, and lenders are backing it



Would be home buyers who can’t afford to save for a down payment are increasingly looking at crowdfunding options to fund their home purchases.

HomeJab delivers on-demand real estate photography for agents and brokers



With that in mind, a company called HomeJab is pitching a unique service that connects real estate agents with digital media production services.

Realogy to empower its real estate agents with AI-powered digital assistant OJO



Real estate brokerage franchise Realogy Holdings Corp. is partnering with artificial intelligence tech startup OJO Labs to bring its machine-learning powered OJO assistant to real estate agents.

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