The Real Word: What does iBuyer growth mean for agents?
Opinion
Plus, homebuyer confidence is up, and Keller Williams has released its new consumer app
by Byron Lazine Feb 28
Young family loses life savings of $775K in escrow wire fraud scam
Kevin and Nicole Noar wired over the money for their dream house before realizing that someone had hacked their escrow information
How has iBuying changed your market? Real estate pros tell all
It has been met with a combination of fear and frustration, but what is the real impact iBuying is having in markets around the country?
Americans aren't waiting for marriage to buy a home: Study
According to a study released by co-ownership platform Haus, the share of single homeowners has reached a 118-year high of 39.8%
by Marian McPherson Feb 26
The Homebuyer Files: 3 first-time homeowners on why they purchased
Three first-time homeowners shared how an impending marriage, a growing family and the desire to build equity pushed them to make the purchase of a lifetime
by Marian McPherson Feb 26
Pulse: What’s your biggest fear as financing evolves?

Disruption has long been a buzzword in the industry. As Residential Finance Month comes to a close on Inman, we’re wondering how you’re feeling about the new models emerging and where an agent’s place is in all of this change.

by Inman Feb 26
How agents can help single parents navigate homebuying
Perhaps the most special consideration single parents need is understanding. Their responsibilities cause time constraints that are workable with the help of a trusted agent
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 25
How to give first-time buyers the low-down on down payments
Helping millennial homebuyers find the right loans for them
by Steve Cook Feb 25
Pulse: What’s your biggest challenge with financing? Readers sound off
From inventory shortages to lackadaisical buyers to lender confusion, here are the biggest issues readers are seeing
by Inman Feb 25
6 tips to help credit-challenged clients improve scores
Angelic behavior for a few months won’t erase past poor decisions
by Steve Cook Feb 21
End-to-end times: How the all-in-1 platform became the holy grail
Companies both old and new are racing to build platforms that handle more of the real estate transaction. Agents will have to adapt to survive
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 21
What is iFunding? Here's how it works
This emerging consumer financing category is addressing the financial realities of today's prospective homebuyers
by Adena Hefets Feb 20
The rise and stall of the offer aggregators: How iBuyers are bringing startups to heel
Offerpad, Zillow and Opendoor are turning the screws on startups that offer price comparisons and claim to help consumers secure the best offer
by Teke Wiggin Feb 20
Foreclosures climb 13% in January
New Jersey, Delaware and Illinois reported the worst foreclosure rates, according to a new report by Attom Data Solutions
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 20
Do you know your interest rate? 27% of mortgage holders don't
Knowing your mortgage interest rate could save you a lot of money in the long run
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 19
Washington, DC-based C21 franchise launches iBuyer platform
Redwood Realty's Redwood Offers provides sellers with an all-cash offer within 72 hours, along with guided support on their other selling options
by Marian McPherson Feb 19