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  • After falling for nearly four consecutive years, housing inventory has turned a corner, growing on an annual basis in four of the past five months, according to the January Zillow Real Estate Market Report. U.S. for-sale home inventory grew 1.2 percent year-over-year. There were 19,455 more homes for sale nationwide in January compared to a… [Continue Reading]

    Housing inventory grows, advantage shifts to buyers
  • News that Amazon.com is reconsidering putting a second headquarters in New York City has dealmakers wobbling their heads

    Amazon HQ Deal Sours on NY Community’s Outcry
  • The state of California is suing the city of Huntington Beach for not building enough affordable homes for its residents. However, Huntington Beach has since filed a counter lawsuit against the state, saying that California’s housing laws are “unconstitutional.” California governor Gavin Newsom said the state brought the case against Huntington Beach because its harmed… [Continue Reading]

    California sues Huntington Beach over failure to build affordable housing
  • Vivo Resorts is pioneering low key luxury in Porto Escondido on Mexico’s west coast while helping investors buy into unique opportunities.

    Room for Luxury Property Pioneers: Vivo Resorts on Oaxaca’s Emerald Coast
  • Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin, the founder and owner of Citadel, has just snapped up the most expensive home ever sold on the U.S. market for a cool $238 million. Griffin’s purchase of the New York penthouse that overlooks Central Park underlines his love for real estate, and adds to his portfolio of more than… [Continue Reading]

    Ken Griffin of Citadel buys America’s most expensive home for $238M

Tinder-style tenant search app Badi raises $30M

It’s not easy finding the right place to live. In fact, it can be downright stressful, what with you needing to choose where to live, consider a budget, and then go trawling through various apps and websites to find somewhere decent. And it can take hours to do all of this, too. And so Spanish […]

Why Smart Homes Are Attractive to Millennials

New generations around the world are naturally attracted to cutting-edge technologies. Millennials are especially at home when it comes to being early adopters of new tech, and nowhere is that trend more prevalent when it comes to how smart homes are attractive to Millennials. There’s a good reason for that, and it’s simple: Millennials are […]

Best Real Estate Mobile Apps That Will Save Your Life

Earlier, one of the most difficult tasks for folks was to find a home or an apartment. Their only source was the listing services and newspaper. Relying on such mediums is not only full of risks but also takes extra time, resources, and efforts. Internet and mobile app development has revolutionized the way real-estate hunting […]

The Best Smart Thermostat: Does NEST Need to be Worried about Ecobee4?

The Ecobee4 may be the new kid on the block but it’s already getting rave reviews for its efficient household management abilities. From taking notes to smart energy management, Ecobee4 is a serious player in the smart home technology field. Features at a glance: Easy to install Remote sensor Programmable sensors Baseline settings for “home, […]

PropTech 101 for Agents Behind Pigeons

A short primer on how Proptech platforms allow real estate professionals to optimize services.

Camber Creek’s Jeff Berman Talks PropTech and the Future of Tech

Jeff Berman, General Partner at the venture capital firm, Camber Creek talks with Realty Biz News.