Top News

Real estate disruption may not be what you think it is

Real estate disruption may not be what you think it is

Taxis image via Shutterstock.
When I was a journalist in the 1980s and 1990s, I penned 1,500 bylined articles that appeared in metro newspapers around the country. Last year, I resolved to use my old dry clippings to start fires in my wood-burning stove. ......
New government agency is actually doing something about mortgage complaints

New government agency is actually doing something about mortgage complaints

Investigating a complaint image via Shutterstock.
A Realtor friend of mine recently asked me about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: “Do they really do anything when somebody submits a complaint about their mortgage company? Can I tell clients that it’s not a waste of time to ......
Existing-home sales remain flat

Existing-home sales remain flat

Weakening housing activity image via Shutterstock.
Sales of existing homes in March underperformed by historical standards, with purchases remaining mostly flat, the National Association of Realtors reported today. Existing-home sales slid 0.2 percent from February to March, to a seasonally adjust...
20 percent of markets on track to be more expensive than ever within a year

20 percent of markets on track to be more expensive than ever within a year

Growth in real estate image via Shutterstock.
Home values in almost 20 percent of all U.S. metros will surpass their housing boom peaks over the next year, and affordability problems that have begun to affect a fraction of markets may spread to others over the next few ......
Placester will expand business model with $5.5M in funding

Placester will expand business model with $5.5M in funding

Screen shot of the Placester-powered home page of a local publisher's real estate site.
Armed with a new round of $5.5 million in Series A funding, real estate website developer Placester will begin powering real estate sites for local publishers — starting with those owned by the media giant Hearst Corporation. The funding, led ...
Gun control advocate Mark Kelly to keynote NAR convention

Gun control advocate Mark Kelly to keynote NAR convention

Mark Kelly and Gabrielle Giffords in a 2013 video  calling for stricter background checks for gun licenses.
Mark Kelly — a retired astronaut turned gun control advocate after his wife, former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, was nearly killed in a 2011 mass shooting — will deliver the keynote address at the National Association of Real...
VScreen launches automated listing video platform for brokers

VScreen launches automated listing video platform for brokers

Screen shot of a sample ListingVideo.com video.
Brokers looking to create videos for their listings have a new tool that will do it automatically — in real time. ListingVideos.com from VScreen pulls listing data like photos and home stats from a broker’s multiple listing service data f...
More top news
Gina Ospina The transparency trap: real estate data is driving us apart

Inman Daily

The latest real estate news delivered straight to your inbox.
Follow inmannews
Gina Ospina The transparency trap: real estate data is driving us apart

Stories By Contributors

More Articles