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Brightline will start operating in Miami next weekend
May 12, 2018
Brightline will start operating its passenger train service in downtown Miami next weekend. Brightline, which started operating Jan. 8 between downtown train stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, will extend service to its MiamiCentral station on May 19. Read more...

What we know about the luxe agent on HBO’s Christmas reality dating show

HBO Max released a Christmas-themed, reality dating show, and Douglas Elliman luxury agent Garrett Marcantel is one of three stars.... read more

Offers from iBuyers are getting weaker: zavvie report

Total iBuyer purchases plummeted 82 percent year over year in Q3, according to the report.... read more

Alabama and Georgia Realtors sue Trump administration over ‘unconstitutional’ eviction ban

Trade groups allege CDC moratorium "unilaterally shifted billions of dollars in economic burdens from one group of Americans, renters, to another, landlords."... read more

EXp expands brokerage operations to Mexico

It's the sixth international market for the virtual cloud-based real estate brokerage.... read more

Home prices spike after summer lull: CoreLogic

Even as the economy heaves under the weight of the pandemic, nationwide home prices are growing at rates unseen in years.... read more

New study shows evictions have led to 430,000 COVID-19 cases

Expiring eviction bans at the state level over the course of the coronavirus pandemic have led to hundreds of thousands of additional COVID-19 cases, according to new research announced on Friday.... read more

7 ways to connect with first-time millennial and Gen Z buyers

To appeal to millennial and Gen Z buyers, you should familiarize yourself with their comfort zones, priorities and the challenges they face now. Here's what you need to know.... read more

Stuck with moving boxes? 10 ways to reduce, reuse and recycle

If you're a new agent, at some point, your clients will likely ask you about the best way to dispose of their moving boxes. Here are a few ways you can help them avoid sending cardboard to a landfill.... read more

Pulse: The state of the indie broker going into 2021

This week, our readers respond with their thoughts on the fate of independent brokerages. Are these businesses primed for success going into the new year?... read more

How to make staging possible — regardless of budget

Although most agree that staging works, hiring a professional stager is not always an option. Here are six levels of staging that'll make it possible in every level of home.... read more

FTC sues CoStar to stop RentPath acquisition

The regulatory agency argued in a complaint that the move increases concentration in the rental listing space, eliminating the competition that drives advertising prices down.... read more

Sotheby’s agents sweat it out to raise $31K for food relief fund

Sotheby's International Realty and fitness company Barry's teamed up to raise money for World Central Kitchen, a nonprofit that provides chef-cooked meals to those in need.... read more

Mobile lead management and productivity app Quitchet makes solid upgrades

Quitchet, a mobile app for lead management and agent productivity, was first reviewed in 2018, and it launched with some bugs and UX challenges. It's since been updated, and now, it's ready for the open market.... read more

Historic Hamptons windmill house lists for $11.5M

A historic Hamptons house that was once a real-life windmill and was used by Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller is up for sale.... read more

Compass reorganizes regional leadership amid IPO chatter

Danielle Wilkie, who joined Compass in 2019, will serve as central president, a newly created position, to oversee 4,000 agents in markets including Colorado, Texas and Chicago.... read more

5 ways indies are preserving their culture in a digital work world

Here are a few strategies some indie brokers are implementing to try and keep their company's culture going strong in a largely remote work world.... read more

With CoStar in the game, a new real estate chessboard emerges

People who have done deals with CoStar, or had a catbird seat in CEO Andy Florance's business dealings, say he's cunning, ruthless and plays to win. Sounds like Zillow, right?... read more