8% of buyers got down payment help from family this year: Survey
A new survey of 1,700 real estate agents this spring found that homebuyers in the Northeast and in Southern California were the most likely to get financial help from their family
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 3
Home prices ticked up in April as market faced a mixed bag
One new figure shows home prices rose in April compared to March but fell year over year. Economists, however, are fairly upbeat
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 27
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
Housing inventory shoots up as homes sit longer on the market
A new report from Realtor.com shows that homes were sitting on the market for an average of 67 days in February, up from just 44 last year at the same time
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 2
We asked a bot to write about real estate in 2022. This is the result
We asked the buzzy new AI tool ChatGPT to write a report for Inman on iBuyers, technology and tips for agents going into the new year. Turns out, the bot might have a bright future in real estate
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 23
When mansion prices touch the sky, what does an extra $100M mean?
Hubris and a lack of comparables at the highest echelons frequently collide for inexplicable price differences from 1 estate to the next. But as with all real estate, location and size still matter
by Lillian Dickerson May 20
Ukraine student ends journey with friendship forged in Dallas luxury
When he came to the US, Ukraine native Denys Zaitsev couldn't have anticipated the bond he'd build with Engel & Völkers broker Roxann Taylor — nor the community he'd embrace in Texas
Family, staff and hours: 7 sacrifices agents are making amid tough times
As they consider the uncertain future ahead, here's what real estate agents are giving up in their professional and personal lives
Foreclosures hit post-pandemic high during first quarter of 2022
U.S. foreclosure activity hit a new high not seen since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, as foreclosures continue to rebound following the lapse of federal moratoriums, according to data from Attom
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 21
A 'she-cession' update 1 year later: Where are these women now?
Inman recently reconnected with women in real estate we spoke with one year ago to see where things stand for them today in terms of work-life balance, in the wake of one of the most upending periods in their lifetimes
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 23
Bess Freedman says the millennial homebuyer has arrived
Ahead of Inman Connect New York, the Brown Harris Stevens CEO talks about how agents are returning to office life, and how millennial homebuyers are top-of-mind — when agents aren't preoccupied with the atrocities occurring in Ukraine
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 21
Are real estate portals addictive? Consensus grows as users scroll
Psychologists, addiction experts and gamification specialists agree search portals like Zillow and Realtor.com can be irresistible to vulnerable users. But the question is, how big of a problem is it?
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 10
The grueling fitness craze hitting luxury real estate agents hard: 54D
The high-intensity, nine-week fitness training, nutrition and recovery program found new audiences in the pandemic, and luxury agents say it gives them the kind of discipline needed to succeed in real estate
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 25
Last year's stimulus could still be fueling this year's home purchases
Nearly 1 in 4 people planning to buy a home in the next 12 months set aside stimulus money for the transaction, a Redfin survey shows
by Daniel Houston Feb 4
Pandemic, remote work continue to fuel longer luxury vacation stays
For 2 luxury agents in Carmel-by-the-Sea, where vacation rentals must have 30-day minimum bookings, the longer vacation rental trend has been a nice boost to their business
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 26