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Court upholds $6.75M award for graffiti destroyed at 5Pointz
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 10:56:42
Twenty-one artists will be awarded $6.75 million seven years after suing developer Gerald Wolkoff for whitewashing their work at graffiti art mecca 5Pointz. read more»

Zillow CEO Rich Barton joins billionaire club after stock surge
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 9:32:15
Rich Barton, who has the largest individual stake in Zillow with 15.8 million shares, is now a billionaire after Zillow Group stock value soars to $64 per share. read more»

The Domino’s pizza tracker of home search: Josh Team on KW’s new app
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 8:00:31
In the first day that Keller Williams' new consumer-facing app was live, it increased engagement in the company's tech ecosystem by 600 percent. Home searches were up 2,500 percent. read more»

Existing-home sales drop 1.3% in January: NAR
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 7:39:41
Despite the drop, sales are up annually — 9.6 percent higher than in January 2019, according to the National Association of Realtors. read more»

‘Beats a poke in the eye’: MLS pays brokers $300K for closed listings
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 5:44:41
Keller Williams, Benchmark Realty, Parks Realty and Village Real Estate have earned the largest slice of Realtracs Rewards, which are designed to increase participation in the MLS. read more»

Show apartments, earn cash on the fly with Showdigs app
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 2:43:55
A proptech entrepreneur who sold his previous company to RealPage has launched an app that pays agents to show apartments on-demand on behalf of busy property managers. read more»

The Real Word: What’s the No. 1 mistake millennials are making? Renting
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 2:27:56
Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they'll cover renting versus buying for millennials, Keller Williams ending profit sharing for defectors and how The Broke Agent is using TikTok. read more»

6 tips to help credit-challenged clients improve scores
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 1:58:19
If you have clients who are struggling to get their finances in line while preparing to buy a home, here is some advice you can give them to help get their credit scores in good shape and keep them healthy moving forward. read more»

End-to-end times: How the all-in-1 platform became the holy grail
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 1:00:54
Companies both old and new are racing to build platforms that handle more of the real estate transaction. Agents will have to adapt to survive. read more»

Inman News quiz: Think you’re on top of the week’s biggest stories?
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 1:00:26
The real estate industry threw some curveballs. Take Inman's real estate news quiz to demonstrate how strong your talking points and cocktail banter are this week. read more»

California governor on homeless crisis: ‘Doing nothing no longer an option’
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:48:41
In his State of the State address on Wednesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom made a call for the state to address its crisis. read more»

Bel Air mansion developer loses suit against Zillow for false info
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:28:18
A federal court ruled that the real estate giant was protected by the Communications Decency Act. read more»

RE/MAX Q4 earnings come within a hair of analysts’ expectations
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:35:46
The massive franchisor brought in $68.2 million in revenue during the fourth quarter of 2019 — and other key takeaways from RE/MAX's latest earnings report. read more»

Agent parodies ‘Beer Never Broke My Heart’ in marketing video
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:23:10
Bob Tompkins, the South Carolina agent behind the viral "Old Town Realtor" parody, is at it again with his take on the hit country music song "Beer Never Broke My Heart." read more»

What is iFunding? Here’s how it works
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:22:00
This emerging consumer financing category is addressing the financial realities of today's prospective homebuyers. read more»

WATCH: The best of Inman Connect New York 2020
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:36:54
Have you seen our Inman Connect New York coverage from January 2020? Dig into what was discussed in January, and get a taste of the experience you’ll have with us in Las Vegas in July. read more»

Redfin introduces new Redfin Premier service for luxury homesellers
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:19:14
Aimed at sellers of properties worth $1 million or more, Redfin Premier offers full-service marketing with an international reach. read more»

Anne Hathaway lists fabulous New York City penthouse for $3.5M
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 9:52:46
The glamorous pad boasts two bedrooms but takes up the entire floor of a 1900s building on Manhattan's Upper West Side. read more»

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