Ask the HOA Expert: Can a Board Control The Tenant Approval Process From Owners?Can a board require unit owners to have background check conducted on their renters and control the tenant approval process?Think Curb Appeal When Remodeling to SellWith home prices up in some areas, the return on remodeling investments at resale can be good. Making little changes can have big impacts when it comes to remodeling your home to sell. Some updates will return as much as they cost in hotter markets, but unless your home is in a rapidly inflating city, you may not get enough bang for your buck.
Utah-based flat-fee brokerage Homie wants to raise $10MThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission documents indicate that Homie has already raised about $2.3 million out of its new $10 million offering. The documents were filed on Jan. 15 and indicate that Homie expects the new fundraising round to last less than one year....Read MoreThe most expensive home in America just sold for $238MBillionaire Ken Griffin just cemented the most expensive real estate purchase in the U.S. — a luxurious New York penthouse for $238 million....Read MoreDaren Blomquist jumps to Auction.com from Attom Data SolutionsDaren Blomquist, a widely cited real estate expert, has taken a new job at Auction.com as the company's vice president of market economics....Read MoreHow one brokerage streamlined its social media marketingHunt Real Estate ERA, which has 1,300 agents across New York, Massachusetts and Arizona, announced on Tuesday a partnership with Clearview Social, a social media strategy firm. ...Read MoreCompass catches a rising starCompass caught one of the top agents in its home market of New York City this week when it recruited Michael Graves, who will bring $326.5 million in active listings from Douglas Elliman....Read MoreStreetEasy launches agent app, updates listing input processStreetEasy, a listing portal from Zillow Group, is aiming to ease the input and management of listings with a new agent app and updated program....Read MoreHome prices in November climbed nearly 6% year-over-yearU.S. home prices rose 0.4 percent from October to November and 5.8 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency....Read MoreNew drone rules could pave way for listing photos that ‘pop’The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing new rules that would allow drones to be flown at night and over people without waivers....Read MoreIs this the most environmentally friendly brokerage in the US?Golden Real Estate's building produces more energy than it consumes, giving it "net-zero" status and an unbeatable marketing position....Read MoreReferralExchange will now qualify your third-party leadsReferralExchange is launching a program called ReferralExchange LIVE to verify and qualify contacts obtained through third-party lead generation platforms like Zillow or realtor.com....Read More