Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss mortgage changes for vacation homes, how many Americans moved during the pandemic and videos every agent should make
by Byron Lazine Apr 16
Today's extremes won't last forever, but there's no silver bullet to end the crisis, and it's likely shortages in some form will drag on for years
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 15
As a real estate pro, it's your job to help clients pinpoint what they want and then help them find it. If you're a newly minted agent, here's what you should be doing throughout your clients' homebuying journey
by Stanley Imoisili Apr 1
This week, we're exploring what going back to the basics really means for real estate professionals in 2021. What fundamentals should agents be focusing on, tweaking or relearning this year?
by Inman Mar 31
From a client failing to disclose a marriage to a lender ghosting everyone a week before closing, here are a few deal-breakers that came between your buyers and their dream homes
by Inman Mar 30
The average for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage hit 3.17% this week, the highest level since June 2020, according to data released Thursday by Freddie Mac
by Patrick Kearns Mar 25
Everyone makes mistakes — including homebuyers on the cusp of closing on their dream home. This week, tell us about the common financing mishaps that can really jeopardize a deal. How can agents help prevent them?
by Inman Mar 24
This week, our readers share some of the biggest financing challenges clients are facing in today's market. From saving for a down payment to competing with cash offers, here's what prospective buyers are struggling with most
by Inman Mar 23
In the early 2000s, Trump made a short-lived foray into the world of residential and commercial lending. The housing bubble ultimately doomed the venture, and its legacy was a long-running lawsuit
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 22
After falling to historic lows last year, rates have climbed back over 3% but still remain lower than last year's levels
by Patrick Kearns Mar 18
Just like the rest of real estate, the title industry is embracing technology and its many benefits. When partnering with a title company, be sure to understand how it deploys technology in its systems — and how that tech can be used to help create the best service for you and your clients
by Tom Huddleston Mar 18
This week, we want to ask our readers about the common obstacles — complications, misunderstandings and mistakes — that clients often face as they navigate the mortgage process? How did you help overcome them?
by Inman Mar 17
A slew of newer companies are trying to reinvent the way people finance home purchases. That doesn't mean the 30-year mortgage is disappearing, but it does hint at more choices for consumers of the future
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 16
5.8% of homeowners fell delinquent on their mortgages in December, compared to 3.7% during the same period in 2019