While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there’s another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate industry: mergers, acquisitions, integrations and partnerships. We’ll be recapping every week’s noteworthy deals that didn’t make it into print (and some that did) for your perusal. Here are this week’s:

by Inman | Dec 3

With hundreds of home warranty companies, though, how can a buyer, seller or real estate agent be sure that the home warranty company they’re choosing is the best? We looked to the expert advice of real estate professionals and asked how they chose the best home warranty companies for their home sales.

by Whitney Bennett | Jul 23

A home warranty is like home repair insurance — so does that mean they won’t cover known issues? Clients might be confused about that stipulation of a home warranty in their new contract. Use this article to explain what a known condition is, and why a home warranty might not always cover it.

by Whitney Bennett | Jun 9