Housing affordability will remain an issue at the forefront of the upcoming presidential election, where swing states will determine the next president and the future of housing costs
by Richelle Hammiel Jul 17
Builder confidence dropped 1 point in July to 42, according to the latest NAHB Housing Market Index. That's the lowest score since December 2023
by Richelle Hammiel Jul 16
Homeowner Darryl Lloyd was stunned to receive an errant property assessment of more than $1M from assessors, causing his bill this year to skyrocket from $1,800 to a whopping $30K
by Richelle Hammiel Jul 9
Sale-leaseback platform tells NPR civil lawsuits in Texas and other states are 'meritless' and that it's cooperating with attorneys general in Massachusetts and Michigan
by Matt Carter Jul 3
The clock is ticking on implementation of NAR's commission lawsuit settlement. Team leader Carl Medford outlines what buyer agents need to know to be successful under the new rules of the road
by Carl Medford Jun 27
Fair housing goes beyond knowing the protected classes. Dr. Lee Davenport offers a primer on 4 levels of fairness involved in fair housing and how to communicate the facts to buyers and sellers
by Lee Davenport Jun 14
Elevated mortgage rates and home prices have made sellers leery about listing this spring, so 50% of sellers said they'll be aligning their sales with a late-year rate drop, according to Realtor.com
by Marian McPherson Apr 16
That includes benefits for first-time homebuyers, who might be better served by inexperienced agents. But some benefits require changes from mortgage lenders, consumer watchdog says
by Taylor Anderson Apr 5
Thumbtack's survey revealed the depths of new homeowner anxiety regarding home repairs. The typical buyer surveyed spent $30K on repairs during their first year of homeownership
by Marian McPherson Apr 3
Some think the National Association of Realtors' $418M settlement will prompt more homebuyers to transact without agents. Inman asked industry professionals how they'll handle that situation
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 1
Corcoran told Yahoo! Finance Wednesday she doesn't believe the effects of the settlement will be as earth-shattering as many make them out to be, but that 'the confusion it's causing is amazing'
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 29
36% of Gen Zers and millennials who plan to buy a home in the near future intend to use a cash gift from family to contribute to a down payment, according to data from Redfin released Wednesday
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 27
Since Friday, real estate agents have been arguing on the video sharing platform that the recent commission suit settlement is likely to hurt both homebuyers and the agents who represent them
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 19
Most real estate professionals believe rate cuts by the Fed will be crucial for a sales recovery, according to results from the Inman Intel Index survey. But the timing on those cuts is hazy
by Chris LeBarton Feb 19
Despite ongoing commission lawsuits, agents are more concerned about the health of the real estate pie than the size of their own slice, results of the latest Inman Intel Index survey show
by Chris LeBarton Feb 7
The new 'Sign and Save' program promises homebuyers a refund of 0.25% to 0.5% for signing a buyer agency agreement
by Ben Verde Feb 2