• Industry Responds to Zillow's Acquisition of ShowingTime

    3 days ago - By RIS Media

    The industry has been buzzing this month since real estate titan Zillow announced it acquired ShowingTime -and presumably its network of nearly 1 million agents and hundreds of multiple listing services-for $500 million. Since transforming into a brokerage last year, the tech giant has become a major competitor to brokers and agents throughout the nation, prompting many to adjust strategies and reassess business relationships.
    “I think that brokers and agents have already shown some concern about this. Zillow is a competing broker now, and I don't know that brokers and agents are...
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  • RISMedia's 2021 Real Estate Newsmakers Continue Making Headlines

    3 days ago - By RIS Media

    For 2021, RISMedia recognized nearly 300 industry members as Real Estate Newsmakers -individuals who have made headlines as a result of their newsworthy contributions to the residential real estate industry, and their efforts to positively impact real estate professionals and the consumers and communities they serve.
    Within the 2021 Real Estate Newsmakers, RISMedia honored its third-annual Hall of Fame Newsmakers:
    Sherry Chris , President & CEO, Realogy Expansion Brands
    Allan Dalton , CEO & SVP, Real Living Real Estate and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
    Joan Docktor , President, Berkshire...
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