Redfin CEO: Adjustable-rate loans may push sellers off the sidelines
In an interview with CNBC on Wednesday, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman laid out some of the variables that might begin to unlock home inventory in the years to come, including adjustable rate resets
by Daniel Houston Jul 20
Home sales see typical boost in May to close a sluggish spring
The National Association of Realtors recorded 408,000 sales of existing homes in May. Before the pandemic, that number was closer to 530,000
by Daniel Houston Jun 22
Agent Outlook: Life events will still drive home sales, you can hang your hat on it
The market may be slowing in some areas, but it will not come to a complete halt. Eric Forney of Livian shares this week's market insights and says that life events will keep consumers buying
by Eric Forney Sep 26
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
What are the odds of a housing bubble? 114 experts weigh in
More than 100 housing experts surveyed by Zillow generally agreed that housing prices won't face a big downturn. But a mild recession may be in play later this year or in 2023, they believe
by Daniel Houston Jun 7
Mortgage rates surge to 5% as era of the ultra-cheap loan begins to fade
After hovering near 3% for nearly 2 years, mortgage rates have rebounded faster than expected. But amid uncertainty, economists are divided on whether 5% rates are here to stay
by Daniel Houston Apr 7
Investors will lead home sales for foreseeable future: Study
John Burns Real Estate Consulting's new Resale Housing Market Index report reveals how buyers are struggling to beat investors in a frenzied market
by Marian McPherson Aug 25
Bubble trouble: How agents are managing client anxiety amid bubble talk
Today's crazy market conditions are forcing agents to have sometimes-challenging conversations about what a bubble is and what might happen in a correction
by Jim Dalrymple II May 4
Will rising mortgage rates affect appetite for homebuying?
In short: Probably not. Vaccinations and stimulus measures are fueling optimism for an epic economic rebound, and there are other factors at play. Here is a look at how the housing market has fared over the past year and what to expect
by Kenon Chen Apr 15
Could we see a flurry of foreclosures in 2021?
Although there is more demand for housing, there is also a higher risk of losing it, and many economic signs point to a rocky road ahead. Here's why this housing boom won't last
by Andrew Duguay Nov 3
How the pandemic is redefining what luxury means
Engel & Völkers Americas CEO Anthony Hitt on how buyer priorities have shifted, why inventory is tight and what luxury looks like in this new normal
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 23
Everything an agent needs to know to master market literacy
Consumers want agents who offer market insights
by Steve Cook May 3
Shatter your crystal ball -- here's a better market predictor
Inman Market Intel's comprehensive data opens the door for stronger pricing models
by Bernice Ross Mar 14
First American economist: ‘Housing market isn’t doomed’ by Fed rate hike, but demand is already falling
New title agent survey shows growing concern about impact on first-time homebuyers
by Amy Tankersley Dec 11
3 rental market predictions for 2016
What investors can expect from the market next year
by Nat Kunes Dec 10