Items Tagged with 'Real estate broker'


  • Real estate startup Compass secures largest real estate tech investment in U.S. history

    SoftBank invests $450 million; Compass now valued at $2.2 billion
    Less than one month ago, Compass, a real estate technology company based in New York City, celebrated that it raised $100 million in its Series E investment round, which placed the company’s valuation at $1.8 billion. But that investment is dwarfed by the company’s new round of funding, which transforms Compass into one of the biggest in the real estate space.
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  • RealtyUSA merges with Howard Hanna, forms nation's "3rd largest real estate company"

    Combined company will have 9,000 sales associates and employees in 270 offices
    Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, the largest real estate broker in Pennsylvania and Ohio, is merging with RealtyUSA, the largest real estate broker in New York, to form what the companies are calling the "third largest real estate company in the United States."
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  • Colorado broker suspended for stealing from homeowners

    Took prescription drugs from medicine cabinet
    An investigation found that Robert Marshman abused his position in the real estate business by searching for prescription medication, and stole prescription drugs belonging to the homeowner on an “unknown number of occasions.”
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  • Watch this cop pummel a drunk blocking a real estate office

    Real Estate Brokers office captures cop whaling on suspect

    No one should want to see police use force, and it’s up in the air whether it was too much or just the right amount of force – but you can’t blame the owner of Real Estate Brokers in Tempe, Arizona for seeming to be OK with the police methods in this case.

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  • Agent alert: Start-up delivers real estate brokerage for 1% commission

    LevelRE utilizes technology and empowers homeowners to cut costs
    The site also utilizes “proprietary technology” to simplify the real estate process by giving customers the ability to list, price, search, bid, and negotiate in real time from their laptop, desktop, tablet or smartphone, with the assistance of licensed real estate agents and professional support staff, the company said in a release. And it does all of this for a commission rate of 1% of the sales price.
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  • Against: Real estate agents should not carry guns

    A society with more guns isn’t moving forward, it’s moving backward
    Count me among those who think that the answer to gun violence is not introducing more guns into the equation. That argument has never made any sense to me. It’s like saying we can defeat heart disease by eating more cheeseburgers.
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  • Real Living Lifestyles joins RealtyTrac’s broker network

    Becomes network’s exclusive partner in San Diego County
    As a member of the RealtyTrac Network, Real Living Lifestyles will have the ability to integrate its broker-branded listings into the website. “The network also offers all of its members high-profile, homepage branding as well as incorporating their insight into the real estate news cycle,” RealtyTrac said.
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