My home has a basement dungeon. Can I include it as part of the GLA?
'Barbarian' became a runaway hit in October, but the Airbnb-referencing horror flick also raises a thorny issue for agents: What rooms can be listed as part of a property's total square footage?
by Ben Verde Oct 29
Q4 shows continued rise of properties in foreclosure: Report
The number of homes in some stage of the foreclosure process rose 27.4% compared to the year before, with the number of vacant homes in foreclosure rising for the third straight quarter
by Taylor Anderson Oct 26
Top producers share how agents can dominate their markets this fall
During an Inman Connect panel, industry experts recommended that agents be ready to provide more context to buyers and sellers and be proactive about building relationships
by Taylor Anderson Oct 19
Markets in the Midwest, East Coast are weathering headwinds the best
New Redfin report finds markets in the Midwest and East Coast are weathering the market slowdown better than anywhere else. Chicago, Milwaukee and Albany, New York, top the list.
by Taylor Anderson Sep 27
The benefits of the 'Great Housing Boom' will ring out for years to come
The entire country experienced a housing boom that set off a neighborhood infrastructure metamorphosis. Even with the housing market flipped upside down, the benefits are boundless
by Brad Inman Sep 21
These 3 US states have the most vulnerable housing markets by far
Three states alone accounted for 33 of the 50 markets most vulnerable to a housing downturn in the second quarter, while the South and Midwest remained stable, according to data from Attom
by Taylor Anderson Sep 15
LoanDepot, appraiser sued after 'whitewashed' home's value surges
Dr. Nathan Connolly and Dr. Shani Mott alleged fair housing and civil rights violations after a second home appraisal came back $278K higher when they removed any indication of their race
Revive Real Estate hires former NAR incubator executive
Real estate venture capitalist Kia Nejatian joins the renovation startup as the company anticipates growth in a buyer's market
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 23
15 closing gift ideas on Amazon Prime Day for real estate agents
Amazon's annual sale event returns Tuesday and Wednesday. Here are some of the Amazon Prime Day items real estate agents can scoop up at a discount for terrific buyer closing gifts
by Daniel Houston Jul 11
Better hires new head of sales and VP of marketing
The company continues its quest to go public despite turmoil in the market. New executives are a mix of recent hires and internal promotions
by Taylor Anderson Jul 7
Programming and paranoia: Do we want our homes to spy on us?
Most users of smart-home technology are happy with their choice. But when asked whether they felt more secure, they're split down the middle, according to a new Mortgage Cadence survey
by Daniel Houston Jul 6
Gen Z flunks homeownership test — but other age groups not far behind
Fewer members of Generation Z said they were 'handy' than older groups did in a recent poll, with Generation X tallying the highest scores in a survey of 1,049 people conducted by CraftJack
by Daniel Houston Jun 22
Buyers of new homes spend double on 1st-year improvements: Analysis
Hidden costs loom large for buyers in the first year of homeownership, and, surprisingly, that can be even more true with a new build, according to the National Association of Homebuilders
by Daniel Houston Jun 13
Here's where short-term rental demand is surging, dropping
Occupancy rates dipped slightly in March, but it wasn’t for lack of demand. Travelers drove prices up over 10 percent year over year
by Taylor Anderson Apr 25
Lumber prices reach lowest 2022 level. But DIY projects already DOA
The price of lumber dropped to $829 per thousand board feet on Tuesday, a 39% drop from just a month earlier and 52% from May 2021, but it's still nearly double the pre-COVID rate
by Ben Verde Apr 14
Inflation hits 8.5%, highest mark since 1981. Housing is only part of it
Rents rose by 0.4% from February to March — a slowdown from recent months even as gas and food costs spiked, according to the latest Consumer Price Index released Tuesday
by Daniel Houston Apr 12
The 10 remodeling projects that bring homeowners joy — and cash
Hardwood floors, upgraded insulation and closet renovations brought satisfaction and the most bang for the buck, according to NAR and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry
Quiz: Guess how all those pandemic-era remodeling projects panned out
A new National Association of Realtors study details remodeling projects that brought the most joy and best returns on investment. Can you guess what they are? Take Inman's quiz to find out
by Taylor Anderson Apr 6
House flipping is resurgent. But is it still profitable?
Investors flipped more homes in 2021, balancing a welcome fast-moving market with an unwanted and precipitous decline in gross profits that brought them down to 2008 levels
by Daniel Houston Mar 31
Spencer Rascoff is bullish on iBuying. Here’s why
Ahead of Inman Connect New York, the former Zillow CEO and 'serial entrepreneur' spoke about how he leads teams, the value of Pacaso and why he's sticking with iBuyers
by Taylor Anderson Mar 8
Offerpad expands California reach with Sacramento entry
The iBuyer’s newest market comes just two weeks after its first launch in the Golden State, where it is avoiding costlier coastal cities
by Taylor Anderson Mar 3
Porch's 2021 losses top $109M as company keeps eye on expansion
Despite overall losses, the home services marketplace's revenue more than doubled in 2021. The company says it may be profitable this year
by Taylor Anderson Mar 1
Zavvie to offer concierge pre-sale services through Revive
'Buyers are willing to pay more for a ready-to-live-in home,' says Michael Alladawi, co-founder of Revive
by Craig C. Rowe Feb 11