Categories: Internet

MSN.com launches new real estate blog

Posted by: Prashant Gopal on June 19

The number of real estate blogs has ballooned since the housing bubble went bust. Real estate sites such as Trulia, Zillow, and Inman have their own blogs. Independent blogs have...

New iPhone home-finder app could have consequences for the struggling newspaper industry

Posted by: Prashant Gopal on August 26

Newspapers across the country are in turmoil as advertising revenue continues to flood out of print and onto the Web. Classified advertisements, especially the real estate listings that papers...

I'm Going Online First

Posted by: Chris Palmeri on August 14

Avoiding Realtor commissions might seem like a good idea now that home prices are falling and many people owe more in mortgages than their homes are worth. Free sites...

What is Hip?

Posted by: Chris Palmeri on November 13

That's a question the Tower of Power asked in their funky 1973 hit single by the same name. It's one Realtor.com revists in a new product launched today called Find...

Yo, Check Out My Listings— and Put Me in Your “Top Friends” List

Posted by: Maya Roney on October 08

Zolve, a self-proclaimed “Facebook for Real Estate Professionals,” launches tomorrow. The network already has 2,000 per-registered members, and a pretty interesting birth story. Zolve was actually designed in a garage...

Hot Property snags another honor

Posted by: Peter Coy on October 04

2007 is only about three-quarters over, but Inman News has already seen fit to recognize the 25 most influential real estate blogs of the year--and Hot Property made the cut!...

Ninety-nine other real estate websites

Posted by: Peter Coy on September 11

International Listings, a website with listings of luxury homes around the world, just put out a list of what it considers the top 100 real estate blogs. I'm happy to...

Trouble for Terabitz?

Posted by: Maya Roney on July 26

Already, the real estate Web site that claims to be “better than Zillow” is stirring up Zillow-grade controversy. On Tuesday, Inman News reported that Palo Alto-based Terabitz, which launched just...

"Hot Property" Really Is a Hot Property ...

Posted by: Peter Coy on June 27

... at least the people over at Inman's Real Estate Connect think so. Our blog is one of six nominees for Most Innovative Media Site, along with those of 60...

WhiteFence Is Looking Over the Fence

Posted by: Peter Coy on June 11

CEO Eric Danziger of comparison-shopping site WhiteFence visited BusinessWeek recently as part of his company's first push to get some media coverage. Seeking publicity is a slightly risky move for...

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BusinessWeek editors Chris Palmeri, Prashant Gopal and Peter Coy chronicle the highs and lows of the housing and mortgage markets on their Hot Property blog. In print and online, the Hot Property team first wrote about the potential downside of lenders pushing riskier, "option ARM" mortgages and the rise in mortgage fraud back in 2005—well ahead of many other media outlets. In 2008, Hot Property bloggers finished #1 in a ranking of the world's top 100 "most powerful property people" by the British real estate website Global edge. Hot Property was named among the 25 most influential real estate blogs of 2007 by Inman News.

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