The unemployment rate declined to 6.9%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but the country as a whole is still down about 10M jobs since February's pre-pandemic levels
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 6
Civvl promises independent contractors they'll earn up to $2,000 per week for helping with evictions and foreclosure cleanouts. But is it legal?
by Marian McPherson Sep 23
For the week ending Aug. 8, a total of 963K new unemployment claims were reported on a seasonally adjusted annual basis, a decline of 228K from the week prior
by Patrick Kearns Aug 13
Odeta Kushi, the deputy first economist at First American, doesn't believe the COVID-19 crisis will lead to a massive spike in foreclosures
by Patrick Kearns Aug 10
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
Opinion
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
New initial unemployment claims topped 1 million for the 15th straight week
by Patrick Kearns Jul 23
Brown Harris Stevens CEO Bess Freedman called for compromise in the face of an impending wave of evictions as CARES Act benefits are set to expire at the end of July
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 21
Claims have been decreasing for 15 weeks, from mid-Pandemic highs — when new unemployment claims topped 6 million — but remain ahead of pre-pandemic numbers
by Patrick Kearns Jul 16
Of the 32% of Americans who didn't make a full housing payment, 19% made no payment at all while 13% paid a portion, according to an Apartment List survey released Wednesday,
by Marian McPherson Jul 8
The real estate sector — not including rental and leasing — added more than 18,000 jobs in June, according to the US Department of Labor in a report released Thursday
by Patrick Kearns Jul 2
In our multipart series on the US housing market this summer, Inman's Jim Dalrymple reports that the market hasn't fully returned to normal yet, but a number of metrics including prices and pending sales suggest it has been resilient amid the coronavirus crisis
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 22
The expectation among forecasters was unemployment could climb as high as 20%, but data released Friday showed it actually dropped to 13.3%
by Patrick Kearns Jun 5
Real estate companies, trade groups and government agencies are offering resources amid the pandemic. Inman is trying to compile them all in 1 guide that will be updated daily
by Patrick Kearns May 20
Opinion
The COVID-19 outbreak has taken a toll on many businesses nationwide. As a real estate agent, here are a few ideas for using your wealth of knowledge and expertise to help local business owners weather the storm
by Bernice Ross May 20