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  • Housing Affordability Index falls

    Feb 12, 2019
    Housing affordability fell in the fourth quarter, according to the National Association of Realtors' Housing Affordability Index, released on Tuesday.
  • WATCH: How to rethink your financial goals in a new market

    Feb 12, 2019
    As a real estate agent, your business and personal finances are intermingled because you’re self-employed. Raj Bhaskar, CEO of Hurdlr, wants you to think of your finances as a funnel and put your personal finances at the top.
  • Xactware and HouseMaster join forces to streamline home repair estimation

    Feb 12, 2019
    HouseMaster, a 40-year-old home inspection services company, announced in a press release that it has partnered with technology company Xactware to provide homebuyers with post-inspection repair reports.
  • Amazon acquires Wi-Fi startup Eero, furthering smart home ambitions

    Feb 12, 2019
    Presumably, Amazon could also use the Eero acquisition to keep tabs on the web browsing habits of all customers who use the router system as well...
  • Redfin is officially live in Canada

    Feb 12, 2019
    Redfin’s brokerage services and listings website are officially live in Toronto, Canada. Starting Tuesday, users can log onto www.redfin.ca to see homes for sale in the greater Toronto area, with Vancouver next and other cities to follow.
  • Dear Marketing Mastermind: Should I use exclamation points in my marketing?

    Feb 12, 2019
    In this monthly advice column, Marketing Mastermind Christy Murdock Edgar answers three burning questions from the real estate industry at large. This month's topic: listing marketing. Want to reach out to local homeowners and then effectively list their homes? This column has great advice for both sides of the equation.
  • 4 tips for revamping your listing presentation for today’s sellers

    Feb 12, 2019
    Most seller's agents don't know exactly why they were chosen as the listing agent — and they don't ask — so they end up using the same listing presentation year after year. If you are in need of a listing presentation refresh, use these four savvy and effective tips to shake things up a bit.
  • NAR wants to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Feb 12, 2019
    The National Association of Realtors (NAR) wants to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a new entity that would be private, but regulated like a utility, that the organization believes would ensure the mortgage industry keeps running long-term.
  • How are millennials combating affordability issues?

    Feb 12, 2019
    In a new survey from Clever Real Estate, millennial respondents said they’re planning to buy a house within the next 12 months — and many of them are considering homes that'll save them money in unconventional ways.
  • What can we learn from the most expensive sale in the US?

    Feb 12, 2019
    David Friedman, co-founder of WealthQuotient, talks through the recent $238 million Central Park South Penthouse purchase by hedge fund magnate and founder of Citadel, Ken Griffin, and what we can learn about ultra-high-net-worth individuals.
  • Knock breaks into Phoenix

    Feb 12, 2019
    Online homebuying startup Knock has some exciting news: as of today, it is bringing its home trade-in platform to Phoenix, Arizona.
  • WATCH: Understanding real estate tokenization

    Feb 11, 2019
    What is tokenized real estate? How can cryptocurrency transactions help offset the shifting market? Piper Moretti, founder and CEO of The Crypto Realty Group, gives an overview of how it works and how agents can benefit onstage at Inman Connect New York. 
  • Court upholds dismissal in Zestimate lawsuit

    Feb 11, 2019
    The United States Court of Appeals For the Seventh Circuit upheld a May ruling to dismiss a lawsuit filed against real estate technology giant Zillow.
  • Agent selling ’50 Shades’ home with sex dungeon speaks out

    Feb 11, 2019
    Coldwell Banker Melissa Leonard speaks out after her Philadelphia listing featuring a 'secret sexual oasis' went viral last week.
  • WATCH: Leaders from NRT, Zillow and Coldwell Banker talk innovation

    Feb 11, 2019
    For leaders like NRT's Ryan Gorman, Zillow's Susan Daimler and Coldwell Banker's Heather Ostrom, innovation is a requirement, not an option. Listen in as they share their thoughts onstage at Inman Connect New York.