Monday, April 23, 2018

inman News

The week in financial markets: no recognizable housing cycle

The Fed has been oh-so-gradually pushing up on the cost of money, an overnight rate, but only this week has that up-pushing (from “underneath”...

Earth Day gives real estate reason to celebrate, educate

Sunday, April 22, is Earth Day — a time to appreciate this beautiful planet and raise awareness about the ways we can protect and...

Town Residential ceases resale and leasing ops, shedding 400 agents

Manhattan brokerage Town Residential is eliminating its sales and leasing operations to concentrate on international and new development, a spokesperson for the firm confirmed...

California agent charged with price gouging during NorCal fires

On April 16, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed three misdemeanor charges against real estate agent Melissa “Missy” Echeverria for raising the price of a rental...

Wells Fargo hit with $1B fine in mortgage account scandal

Federal regulators on Friday hit banking giant Wells Fargo with a $1 billion fine for violations involving home mortgages and auto insurance.

Parker Principle 12: Standing up to climate change

During our session, we spoke at length about disaster preparedness, stranded assets, rising home insurance rates, and the promise of new home technology —...

HUD resumes its investigation into Facebook over discriminatory housing ads

Facebook is under investigation for housing discrimination, again. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reopened an investigation into discriminatory housing advertisements on...

The bold plan to rebuild the tech behind property listings across the U.S.

Eight of the nation's largest multiple listing services have committed to taking decisive steps toward streamlining the delivery of listing data for real estate...

ListFlash wants to give pre-market listings the eyeballs they deserve

In an effort to increase pre-market listing exposure for its customers, ZipLogix has introduced a new product called listFlash, which gives agents a way to...

10 steps for making the most of your open house

Before the internet completely redefined the real estate market, open houses were one of the most effective ways to showcase a home. By using...