The internet fell hard for real estate in 2021. But can the love affair last?
Nearly 3 years after 'Saturday Night Live' declared 'real estate is your sex now' in a popular Zillow parody, mind share around the industry is sagging, according to an Intel analysis of traffic data
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 23
Zillow's Samuelson: AI to create 'once in a 200 years' revolution
Zillow's Errol Samuelson compared the rise of AI to the invention of the steam engine and encouraged real estate professionals to stay vigilant when it comes to technology
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 8
Los Angeles apartment owners sue over COVID rent freeze
The suit from the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles argues that the city's rent freeze rule robs property owners of income and due process
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 27
Chris Heller: Brokerages and teams are playing chicken. Who will win?
The chief real estate officer at OJO also believes teams will continue to get bigger, and that new agents will be willing to trade money for opportunity
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 28
Will migration fizzle out in 2023? History points to existential shift
The migration trends that drove housing demand during the pandemic are ending. But that doesn't mean people aren't moving, according to an Inman analysis of historic data
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 31
'Great Reshuffling' winds down as COVID hotspots and tech hubs cool
Cities in the West that saw prices soar during the pandemic are now cooling while metros in the Northeast and Midwest are showing more resilience, according to a new analysis
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 27
Viyaleta Kachan was 1 of the 21,434 Americans to launch a real estate career in 2022. Here's her story
Inflation and rising interest rates tilted the housing market off its axis in 2022. Here's the story of one woman who joined the ranks of real estate agents last year — and thrived amid the chaos
by Marian McPherson Jan 20
No retailer captured the dream of 'home' quite like Bed Bath & Beyond
The home goods retailer was not only a store that had everything a person might want for a home, but it symbolized the very American dream of homeownership. Today it's fighting for survival
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 9
In earnings twist, most real estate companies avoided the worst in Q2
Despite a quickly slowing market in the second quarter, many of the dozen or more real estate companies that posted earnings last week managed to turn a profit and stave off ruin
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 8
Redfin CEO: Market correction is 'sharper', 'faster' than expected
Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman also said the flow of institutions into real estate has made housing more like the stock market, and that brokerages have to 'race to the top' or 'race to the bottom'
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 3
Is the 'Great Reshuffling' about to go in reverse? Not yet, these agents say
The coronavirus pandemic allowed multitudes of people to move away from big coastal cities. A group of luxury real estate leaders at Inman Luxury Connect weighed in on how that trend is progressing
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 2
Christie's International Real Estate expands to Japan
The move comes less than a year after Chicago-based brokerage @properties bought Christie's and amid a period of globalization for American brands
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 19
Does a jump in demand fully explain the pandemic housing market?
A new report from the US Federal Reserve suggests it was spiking demand — not a lack of homes for sale — that sent prices skyrocketing over the past 2 years
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 12
Remote work's impact on real estate will linger — possibly forever
The CEO of IBM, which employs hundreds of thousands of people, recently described remote work as 'the new normal.' And that translates to permanent changes to the housing market
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 30
The shifting market will slow prices down — but won't stop them cold
The market is reaching a turning point in which price reductions are more common. But that doesn't mean homes can't still appreciate in value
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 7