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New real estate software allows agents, buyers to connect on single platform
New real estate software allows agents, buyers to connect on single platform

The prop-tech software, named Runway, applies information technology and platform economics to real estate markets, according to a press release.

Millionaire German shepherd to sell Miami mansion formerly owned by Madonna
Millionaire German shepherd to sell Miami mansion formerly owned by Madonna

The world’s wealthiest dog is about to get a little richer. Worth nearly half a billion dollars, the German shepherd named Gunther VI recently listed the former Miami estate of Madonna for $31.75 million, according to a press release.

New tool allows agents to schedule, manage property listings with ease
New tool allows agents to schedule, manage property listings with ease

Developed by the Houston Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service (HAR MLS), ShowingSmart is designed to improve business workflow for listing and buying agents by enabling them to manage showings, schedule appointments, gather feedback and present information to clients.

@properties goes global with purchase of Christie’s International Real Estate
@properties goes global with purchase of Christie’s International Real Estate

@properties is continuing its expansion strategy on an international scale, announcing today its plan to purchase Christie’s International Real Estate.

11 most expensive Houston homes sold in October
11 most expensive Houston homes sold in October

Houston experienced cooling in more than just the outdoor temperatures in October, according to the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) October 2021 Market Update. 

HAR honors 20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate
HAR honors 20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate

The Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) has announced the winners of its 11th annual Young Professionals Network (YPN) 20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate Awards.

Zillow closes Zillow Offers, announces layoffs
Zillow closes Zillow Offers, announces layoffs

Zillow announced today it’s ending its iBuyer service, Zillow Offers, and cutting roughly a quarter of its workforce, citing the volatility the service created for the online brokerage as the motivation for the move.

More homebuyers choosing to live in diverse neighborhoods
More homebuyers choosing to live in diverse neighborhoods

As more house hunters are opting to live in socially, racially and culturally diverse communities, developers are formulating strategies to list more inclusive properties on the market, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.  Developers’ strategies include

The trouble  with appraisals: How the wild market is making it harder to get financing
The trouble with appraisals: How the wild market is making it harder to get financing

Homebuyers lucky enough to win a bidding war for a property are increasingly running headlong into appraisals that don’t match — or even come close to — the agreed sales price, leaving them with limited ways to close the sale.

RE/MAX joins The LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance
RE/MAX joins The LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance

The new corporate sponsorship makes certain training, resources and networking opportunities available to RE/MAX agents.

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