Are You Like Other Home Buyers?
If you're like most homebuyers, you're not taking any chances. You want to own a home, but you've struggled to save for a down-payment. You waited until you were 31 years of age to buy a home, and plan to stay there at least 10 years. You believe that buying a home is a sound investment.
New Homes Sales Training Is Changing How Realtors Show Resales
If Phil Baruch, co-founder of MaxIT Corporation is right, the real estate profession is about to undergo a major change in the way it trains its agents to show resales. Mainly, add a new home showing to the schedule. Why? Mostly because home shoppers are not finding the right property.
The Best Tips For Black Friday Deals
Black Friday didn't get its name because people all dress in dark clothes to shop in an effort to camouflage the six-pound thanksgiving weight gain. (Although, that does make sense.) It's so named because it's traditionally the first day of the year when many retailers first see a profit.
Why we need to take agent safety seriouslyRegular Inman contributor Jay Thompson talks through a variety of crimes on real estate agents and why we can’t wait for the next one to change what we’re doing. ...Read More
What has 26.1M people saying bah humbug? Porch piratesIf you’ve ever had a package snatched from your front door, you’re not alone. According to new data from insuranceQuotes.com, 8 percent of the population — 26.1 million people — have had parcels swiped by so-called "porch pirates" during the holidays alone....Read More
StreetEasy raises rental fee for better listing integrityStreetEasy is raising its listing fee from $3 to $4.50, the New York City-based subsidiary of Zillow announced Tuesday. ...Read More
NAR restructures, launches emerging tech teamThe trade group, which has more than 1.3 million members, says staffing changes to its advocacy, marketing communications, member experience and technology groups will also bolster its lobbying efforts and better communication to its members....Read More
Trelora founder resigns as CEOJoshua Hunt, the founder of the flat-fee Denver-based brokerage Trelora, has announced he is resigning from his role as CEO of the company....Read More
US homeless population spikes dramatically under Zillow estimateThe homeless population in America last year stood at 661,000 men and women, according to an analysis by Zillow released Tuesday....Read More
Delinquency rates, down overall, soar in cities hit by fires, floodingIn the face of historically low foreclosure rates, the effects of climate change on homeownership has begun to take shape in cities now recovering from natural disasters....Read More
Connect the Speakers: Trista Curzydlo on how to stay out of legal trouble as a real estate agent"Without disclosure, recording is a deceptive trade practice, and it puts agents in such a difficult position," she said....Read More
NAR and Upstream get a divorceUpstream and the National Association of Realtors (NAR) are ending their relationship. NAR, which spent millions in supporting the development of the data management platform for the real estate industry, had previously served as Upstream’s technology development vendor through its wholly owned subsidiary Realtors Property Resource (RPR)....Read More
And the next Zillow Offers market is …The real estate technology giant's direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling program will be launching in its eighth market in 2019. ...Read More