5 commandments of crowdfunding for beginning real estate investors
Crowdfunding disperses risk among a huge pool of real estate investors, and offers the possibility of unusually high returns, Clever Real Estate executive and Inman contributor Luke Babich writes
by Luke Babich Aug 8
How to transform second homes into lucrative short-term rentals
Savvy investors recognize that when your vacation home is empty, it’s just draining your bank account. Here’s how to turn it into a lucrative short-term rental
by Luke Babich Jul 18
Clever teams with Total Expert to land more lenders and homebuyers
Clever's integration of Total Expert's CRM and customer engagement platform could help the company drum up homebuyers who aren't already working with real estate agents
by Matt Carter Aug 23
Clever Real Estate raises $8M in Series B, eyes mortgages
The discount paper brokerage says it reached profitability in the third quarter and is on track to sell more than 6,000 homes this year
older millennial
Clever Real Estate's latest millennial survey revealed just how far the generation is willing to go to become homeowners
by Marian McPherson Feb 23
Americans accrued $7,512 in additional debt during 2020
Clever Real Estate's latest survey revealed the average American's non-mortgage debt burden increased by $7,512 in 2020 due to booming unemployment
by Marian McPherson Jan 7
Today's homebuyers are twice as anxious as buyers from 5 years ago
Homebuyer sentiment has changed significantly over the past few months, from largely positive feelings before the start of 2020 to mostly negative ones in the ensuing months
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 15
48% of homeowners halted selling plans due to COVID-19 in April
According to Clever Real Estate's latest study, homeowners and homebuyers are altering their buying and selling plans to prep for a possible recession
by Marian McPherson May 12
The most dangerous metro in the US will surprise you
A new study explores the dangers of living in the 50 most populated metro areas in the US
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 24
The Statue of Liberty
The data shows that immigrant communities are associated with economic growth
by Lew Sichelman Nov 5
Millennials are 13 times more likely to buy a haunted house
Not because they like ghosts — it’s because they’re broke
by Marian McPherson Oct 28
When will real estate investors start reacting to climate change?
Climate change is making everything from flooding to wildfires to algae blooms worse. But real estate in affected communities isn't slowing — yet
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 8
Marijuana-friendly cities see uptick in home values: Study
On average, home values in cities that legalized marijuana grew by $6,337 more than everywhere else
Is there a 'Clever' solution to the confrontation over commissions?
Flat-fee discount brokerage Clever Real Estate thinks there absolutely is
by Steve Cook Mar 27
Buyer’s side commission confusion? Survey shows alarming results
45% of homeowners don't know they pay the buyer's agent commission when a home sells
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 11