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The search for housing in San Francisco continues — this time, with subterranean ‘sleeping pods’
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:50:13
Development company Elsey Partners has proposed two new apartment buildings in San Francisco's Mission District that seek to provide affordable housing options by way of underground communal living areas in a city that's increasingly pricing out the average person. read more»

Real estate fundraising plunges to lowest level in 6 years
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:31:04
The amount of capital raised by real estate private equity funds shrunk from $35 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018 to $18 billion in 2019. read more»

Would you live in a house made from living bacteria?
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 9:09:57
A team of researchers from the University of Colorado engineered "living building materials" made out of bacteria, begging the question, "Would you live in a home made of bacteria?" read more»

‘Expendables’ star Jason Statham sells Malibu estate for $18.5M
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 8:07:00
Branden Williams and Rayni Williams of Hilton & Hyland represented both the sellers and the buyer. read more»

Whopping 3.9M more homes needed to meet buyer demand
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 6:03:21
From 2012 to 2019, builders constructed 5.9 million homes — far fewer than what’s needed for the 9.8 million households created during the same time period. read more»

Rent prices still spiking in Phoenix: CoreLogic
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 5:00:49
According to the latest CoreLogic data released Tuesday, rent prices for single-family properties in November grew by 3 percent nationwide. read more»

The continuing rise of co-living
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 3:00:16
Millennials and those in Generation Z have only been too enthusiastic to embrace this concept, for financial and social reasons. read more»

Agent/broker perspective: Who should brokers back when teams break up?
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 2:41:12
In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month: How can brokers resolve a team breakup with minimal drama? read more»

Pulse: How could your brokerage be improved? 15 suggestions from agents
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 1:41:17
Readers sounded off on changes they wish their brokerages would make. Suggestions varied, but they largely boiled down to better treatment, more support and less recruiting. read more»

From indie to Realogy acquisition, how Climb Real Estate almost didn’t happen
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 0:41:26
Climb Real Estate Co-Founder Mark Choey shares the behind-the-scenes story of how he and Chris Lim built the vibrant indie brokerage and ultimately made the decision to sell to Realogy plus what they learned and where they're headed next. read more»

Preservationists want Jeffrey Epstein’s New York mansion to be a museum
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:07:18
Groups fighting the Frick Collection's expansion want the institution to purchase the mansion as an alternative to their current plans. read more»

Colorado MLSs team up to share data
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:15:29
A group of Colorado multiple listing services announced Monday that they have teamed up to share their data, continuing a trend in the industry that has seen increased cooperation among such organizations. read more»

Chrysler legend Lee Iacocca’s Bel Air home hits the market for $26M
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:25:16
The 11,000-square-foot, Tuscan-style home has hosted greats such as Bob Hope and Frank Sinatra. read more»

3 tech giants are teaming up to make smart-home devices easier to use
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:56:56
Amazon, Apple and Google have teamed up with the Zigbee Alliance to create a single, royalty-free wireless protocol that will make smart-home devices easier to connect and use. read more»

Inman Connect New York welcomes international groups
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:34:35
Every year, nearly 4,000 real estate professionals invest in themselves and their businesses by attending an Inman Connect event. And many times, they don’t attend alone. Group ticket packages have been an effective way for attendees to save on the cost of their registration. read more»

Why this brokerage enforces a productivity standard
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:17:30
At JP & Associates Realtors, a 100 percent commission brokerage, agents need to close eight transactions a year, according to the CEO of the company's brokerage operations. read more»

How Dash Longe shredded his path from skiing to real estate
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 8:36:59
Professional skier Dash Longe shares his unique journey from globetrotting full-time skier to Park City luxury real estate agent. read more»

These were the most common real estate listing descriptions in 2019
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 8:10:58
"Home," "bedroom" and "bath" were obviously popular, but so were some unexpected phrases. read more»

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