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    Take a look at Amazon HQ2?s new neighborhood, National Landing
    Currently, National Landing, which is nestled between Crystal City, Potomac Yard, and Pentagon City, has more than 17 million square feet of existing office space, 24,000 affordable housing units within two miles of the future HQ2 building, and more than 150 acres of developable land.

    Houston, Compass has landed
    Although Compass has yet to choose a location for its flagship Houston office ? it is deciding between The Galleria, River Oaks, and Upper Kirby ? homebuyers are now able to browse more than 43,000 Houston listings on Compass' site.

    Agent fired after mocking Andrew Gillum supporters in viral video
    A South Florida agent was abruptly canned from her position at United Realty on Tuesday after video footage of the woman shouting down elderly black supporters of gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum went viral over the weekend.

    Don?t let shiny objects distract you from your value prop
    Can you define your value proposition quickly and effectively, in language your non-real-estate-trained client can understand?

    2018 bathroom trends revealed
    Removing bathtubs and adding new faucets were popular changes this year, as Baby Boomers led the way in renovating their restrooms

    Purplebricks unveils new logo ? what do you think?
    The U.K.-based flat-fee brokerage Purplebricks has unveiled its brand new logo -- the company name inside an open purple square.

    The serious housing issues baby boomers are facing
    The largest share of baby boomers is a decade away from moving past age 65 and into their very senior years. Nevertheless, time is running out to prepare for their housing, financial, social and medical needs, according to a new report from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.

    Introducing The 2018 Inman Luxury Referral Network
    Introducing an interactive directory of the best and brightest agents in luxury real estate, specifically designed to connect you to other top-producing agents and generate more referrals for your business.

    Realogy executive?s missing son found safe
    Nicolai Kolding, currently the broker of record at National Real Estate Referral Group and a long-time Realogy executive, has enlisted the public?s help in finding his son after 15-year-old Thomas Kolding left home and failed to return on Oct. 30.

    Top SF brokerages partner to share buyer information
    Eight of the Bay Area?s top real estate brokerages are partnering to share anonymous buyer data with the help of real estate tech startup RealScout.

    Home insurance startup Hippo raises $70M
    Hippo, a startup offering online home insurance quotes, has raised $70 million in a funding round led by Felicis Ventures and Lennar Corporation.

    The California Association of Realtors is raising money for members impacted by wildfires
    C.A.R. is collecting donations that it plans to distribute to members who have lost their homes or other property in the state's ongoing wildfires.

    Redfin introduces all-digital home closings
    Jason Bateman, head of Redfin Mortgage, told Inman the company anticipates that 10 percent of its November closings will ultimately be all-digital, with that number growing as more customers learn of the option.

    Vacasa now offers short-term apartment rentals in cities
    In an announcement today, the company unveiled a new service called Vacasa Multifamily that will provide short-term rental management in cities. Property managers and developers using the service will be able to turn their urban units over to the company, which will then handle things like booking rentals, cleaning and marketing.

    6 reasons buyers should never move in before closing
    With many buyers, the following question invariably comes up: "Would it be possible for us to put just a few things in the house right before closing?" Here are six reasons why your answer should always be, "No!"

    What?s the No. 1 thing today?s borrowers want? Faster response times
    The latest J.D. Power study of borrower satisfaction revealed that loan officer response times are what make or break the experience, and this has pushed many consumers to go digital.

    Climate change likely to flood these homes in about 30 years
    Rising seas are threatening thousands of homes but the building in these flood-prone areas still continues, according to a new study from Zillow and Climate Central. As many as 400,000 homes are at risk of regular flooding by 2050, the study says.

    Take a look at San Francisco?s most expensive listing
    Nestled in the Bay Area's Russian Hill, San Francisco's most expensive listing is the best of both worlds ? it's a stone's throw away from the hustle and bustle of the Financial District, and it offers pristine views of the city's most famous landmarks.