What does the $1.9T stimulus bill mean for real estate?
More direct checks, rental assistance and expanded unemployment are all included in the massive $1.9 trillion relief package
by Patrick Kearns Mar 10
What Georgia's election results could mean for US housing policy
Rev. Raphael Warnock's and Jon Ossoff's elections have tipped the scales in President-Elect Joe Biden's favor. What does it mean for the future of his policies?
by Marian McPherson Jan 6
President Trump signs bipartisan relief bill after short delay
The $900B relief bill is part of a larger spending package and includes rental assistance, eviction protections and direct payments
by Patrick Kearns Dec 28
Eviction ban, rental assistance approved in $900B stimulus deal
The package — part of a $2.5 trillion spending bill — includes a one-month extension of the eviction moratorium, a $600 stimulus check and expanded unemployment benefits
by Patrick Kearns Dec 21
More than 1M Americans filed unemployment claims last week
It's the lowest level of new jobless claims since the pandemic began spreading across the United States, but still far ahead of pre-COVID-19 norms
by Patrick Kearns Aug 6
What's the outlook on the rental market now?
To stay in front of the chaos, real estate investors need to know where the rental market really stands. Here's what you need to know — from macro data like unemployment and vacancy rates to how various property types are faring
by Bob Collopy Jul 27
How far $1,200 will go for renters and homeowners in 50 US cities
Over 75% of U.S. renters and almost 50% of homeowners could pay one month of housing expenses with a $1,200 stimulus check, according to data from Redfin
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 21
Banks get first grab at stimulus checks
Those checks of up to $1,200 for an individual and $500 per dependent were expected to assist landlords indirectly, enabling tenants — at least in lower-cost cities — to pay their rent
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 15
Stimulus checks will start coming next week: IRS
Real estate agents in markets where transactional activity has halted may be getting a little relief soon
by Patrick Kearns Apr 10