COVID-19 sparks big interest in suburban life



The COVID-19 pandemic could result in waves of people moving from the city and into the suburbs in search of more space, forecasts show. While 30% of American say they’ve browsed real estate listings recently, those who live in urban areas are twice as likely as those living in the suburbs or rural areas to […]

Will COVID-19 kill the open office space concept?



Experts say the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing employers to reconsider their office layouts, and the open-office style layout may well get the chop. “While many organizations prepared for employee safety in other ways, the workplace was not designed to mitigate the spread of disease,” Steelcase, a furniture maker, wrote in a newly published brochure called […]

Broker Management Training: Get the Resources You Need to Grow Your Brokerage



In an effort to get a pulse on the industry and learn more about the tools available to help real estate agents grow their businesses, I sat down with Robert (Bob) Burns, Real Estate Coach, Trainer and Consultant with Leader’s Edge Training, to discuss the resources they offer for real estate professionals. While there’s no […]

Kandinsky House: A New Case of Cultural Dynamism in Ekaterinburg



Brusnika, AHR Architects, Minotti, Lundwall Architects AB, and Greenhance cooperate to create a perfect Ekaterinburg improvisation.

How to prepare for a video home tour



With most Americans continuing to stay at home to try and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, real estate agents are increasingly relying on video or virtual home tours to show clients their listings. Many agents feel that these video tours can help make up for the lack of an in-person viewing, but they still […]

Zillow: Coronavirus is slowing the housing market



It has been a wild ride for mortgage rates over the past month, which touched record lows then rebounded just as fast. Low rates are typically associated with healthy housing demand and a strong market – especially now that we’ve entered home shopping season – but early signs indicate the market is slowing. As the […]

4 long-term impacts the COVID-19 outbreak will have on housing



Everyone agrees that the COVID-19 outbreak is set to have a long lasting impact on the U.S. economy, and the housing market is no exception. In a new report this week, Apartment List has outlined some of the long-term changes it thinks will affect real estate. 1. Reduced mobility The report notes that people’s mobility […]

COVID-19: Some Cautionary Advice in Favor of Worst-Case Scenarios



The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is shattering the global economy, so why is there no objective response from real estate industry experts?

Proptech Startup Apsiyon Raises $5M Funding Round



Turkish proptech startup Apsiyon has just raised a $5 million round led by Earlybird VC’s Digital East Fund and angel investor Jak Baruh.

Virtual tours catch on as Coronavirus outbreak spreads



Real estate professionals are increasingly opting for virtual tours to show off their listings as the coronavirus outbreak continues to cause fear in the U.S. The move comes as Leonard Steinberg, chief evangelist and corporate broker at Compass, called for a two-week moratorium on in-person home showings. Meanwhile, Redfin’s CEO Glenn Kelman has said his […]