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Block wants to take the guesswork out of home renovations

While a typical bathroom renovation in the New York City area costs on average $20,000, Block Renovation’s offerings start at around $15,000, or 25 percent less.

DJ Khaled’s Miami pad hits market for $7.99M after major renovation

Not long after dropping $25.9 on a Miami house, record producer and famous media personality DJ Khaled is looking to sell his old pad for $7.99 million.

BHHS Fox & Roach launches new agent tech platform

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach is launching a new marketing technology platform for its 5,100 agents in the Tri-State area.

Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova list Miami mansion

Star couple Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova have listed the glitzy Miami, Florida, mansion they built themselves for $4.85 million.

Here’s how Americans are envisioning their retirement years

According to a survey of 2,000 respondents by Provision Living Senior Living Communities, 52 percent of Americans say they think about retirement four or more times per week.

Lower, a new AI mortgage startup, promises smarter lending

Lower's platform will incorporate an internal, proprietary artificial intelligence technology dubbed LOAi, which will help in-house experts make mortgage recommendations. The platform will use AI to analyze thousands of data points and loan history.

Realogy’s big bet for 2019

Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider spoke with Inman in a wide-ranging conversation in which he reflected on his first year at the real estate holding company and why he's heavily investing in agents.

NoiseAware keeps tabs on noisy short-term renters

NoiseAware helps owners and managers of short-term rentals manage and address noise before complaints are filed.

Connect the Sessions: Get 2019 tips, trends and insights at Hacker Connect

Get an edge on the competition by staying at the cutting edge of real estate technology and everything you need to know, whether you’re building it yourself or buying it from a vendor.

Connect the Sessions: Find your indie advantage at the Indie Broker Summit

In the age of disruption, where everything from teams to discount brokerages are poised to poach your business, are indie brokerages more relevant than ever?

Redfin hires a renovations chief as it builds up its iBuyer program

Redfin beefed up its iBuyer program Wednesday, announcing that it has hired its first-ever "national head of renovations" for RedfinNow.

Compass hiring 100 more engineers for Seattle tech hub

Compass is launching a west coast technology campus and looking to nearly double its technical staff to populate the new hub.

Los Angeles is cracking down on Airbnb

Los Angeles has adopted sweeping regulations that will restrict how long people can rent out homes using Airbnb, as well as which properties they will be allowed to list with the home-sharing service.

20 tips for staying positive during a market shift

There is no such thing as a “bad” real estate market. There are always opportunities — we just need to find them in this market shift. Here are 20 ways for getting through a market shift on a positive note.

7 tools your digital marketing plan must have in 2019

If you are a real estate agent or Realtor who has not tapped the potential of digital marketing, you're missing out on a world of opportunities. Here are seven digital marketing tips that'll have you reeling in the leads in no time.

3 ways to make giving back part of your business

From large corporations to individual agents, giving back is becoming more mainstream. If you’ve made the decision to make charitable work part of your business, it’s time to think through execution. Here are a few ideas we’ve seen work well in the industry.

How to write listing descriptions that pop

If you want to improve your property descriptions, here are some of the best tips, tricks and hints to help. Consider this your property description boot camp.

Agent gets 7 years in prison for stealing $22M from clients

A real estate agent who stole more than $22 million from her clients over two years has been sentenced to prison time, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced.

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