Tag: Miscellaneous

BREAKING: Bernie Sanders Proposes Universal Housing

Although the current candidates for President have been relatively quiet about the issue of housing, Bernie Sanders has finally released a major plan calling for universal housing: “Homeownership has always been the American Dream. What’s more, housing is a fundamental human right. Yet, our housing market is completely broken. It benefits Wall Street while screwing […]

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Power, Diversity, and the SP200 List

As some of you may know, I’ve been assisting Stefan Swanepoel with a project called SP200, the second annual edition of which just went live. SP stands for “Swanepoel Power”, so the actual list is the list of the 200 most powerful individuals in the residential real estate industry. Since I haven’t shown this post […]

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NAR Acquires Ashley Madison, Plans New Consumer Ad Strategy

CHICAGO (April 1, 2014) – The National Association of Realtors® has agreed to acquire the online relationship website Ashley Madison (www.ashleymadison.com) from Avid Life Media for an undisclosed sum. Ashley Madison encourages extramarital relationships, with the tagline, “Life is short. Have an affair.” As part of the acquisition, Darren Morgenstern, Operations Director for AshleyMadison.com, will join NAR […]

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BREAKING: Zillow Hires Shaun Donovan as Chief Association Persuasion Officer

SEATTLE, March 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zillow, Inc. (Nasdaq:Z), the leading real estate and home-related marketplace, today announced Shaun Donovan will join the company in the new position of Chief Association Persuasion Officer to lead the company’s relations strategy with REALTOR Associations. He will report directly to Zillow® CEO Spencer Rascoff, and also manage the […]

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