Blend wants to make applying for a mortgage suck less with AI

Inmannews - 2 hours 9 min ago
The Peter Thiel-backed San Francisco-startup's new product for lenders, Blend Intelligence, automatically requests documents from borrowers and runs health checks on them.
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Monthly home maintenance costs rise over 10 percent

Inmannews - 2 hours 21 min ago
Spending on home fixes grew 10.75% in August with permissions for new homes, but the Texas-based insurance firm found remodling was down in the same timeframe.
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How real estate can help the survivors of Hurricane Florence

Inmannews - 2 hours 48 min ago
As victims of Hurricane Florence are reeling, Sunny Lake Hahn offers advice based on her experiences from Hurricane Harvey to both victims and those who want to help.
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San Antonio Board of Realtors names new CEO after abruptly firing previous leader

Inmannews - 3 hours 12 min ago
The San Antonio Board of Realtors has a new leader, having named Gilbert S. Gonzalez CEO two weeks after Shane Johnson got the boot.
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Motto Mortgage Group adds franchise in Northwest U.S.

Inmannews - 4 hours 20 min ago
Motto Mortgage Group, a mortgage brokerage spun off from RE/MAX, is expanding to the Seattle metro area with a new office in Edmonds, WA.
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A Rockefeller Heiress’s Former Estate Can Be Yours For $30M

Inmannews - 5 hours 12 min ago
The luxurious Tudor-style estate is hidden from prying eyes by a half-mile-long garden drive on Long Island’s Gold Coast.
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Luxury Connect: Michael Dreyfus on How to Scale Your Business

Inmannews - 6 hours 8 min ago
"You have to have an even more concentrated marketing strategy to reach a smaller pool of buyers that you can only find in guarded places," says Dreyfus.
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As rent soars, southern half of United States hit hardest

Inmannews - 6 hours 12 min ago
The cost of renting a single-family home grew by 3 percent to an average of $1,412 a month in July, according to CoreLogic.
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What To Expect at Luxury Connect 2018

Inmannews - 7 hours 29 min ago
Previews of our speakers, sessions, activities and editorial insight into the current state of the luxury market.
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Housing starts soar in August but permits plunge to 15-month low

Inmannews - 7 hours 47 min ago
Privately-owned housing starts jumped 9.2 percent month-over-month and 9.4 percent year-over-year to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,282,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Census Bureau. 
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Leaseback startup EasyKnock snags $3.5M in seed funding

Inmannews - 7 hours 59 min ago
EasyKnock, a home sales-leaseback company that allows people to release the equity on their homes, jus closed $3.5 million in seed funding.
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‘Alexa, get me seller leads’

Inmannews - 10 hours 49 min ago
HomeyPoints founders wanted to bridge old and new by connecting homeowners with an agent through Amazon Alexa voice technology and their voice app, Home Agent.
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Are your sellers ready for a buyer’s market?

Inmannews - 11 hours 54 min ago
How do you manage clients when the market suddenly develops into something they had not anticipated? Here are our top 10 recommendations for managing seller expectations when the market enters a correction.
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How real estate agents can keep themselves safe every day

Inmannews - 13 hours 47 min ago
Learn exactly what type of crime affects the industry and how real estate agents can arm themselves with the best information, resources, tools and apps to stay safe. 
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6 things you need to know before getting your real estate license

Inmannews - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 7:00pm
Before taking the leap and becoming a real estate agent, there are a number of things to think through and prepare for as you set yourself up for success.
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What skill set should you look for when recruiting?

Inmannews - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 6:00pm
Byron sits down with Tom Toole III, leader of the Tom Toole Sales Group at RE/MAX Main Line, to talk recruitment, culture, disruption, inventory and more at the Tom Ferry Summit in Anaheim, California.
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Purplebricks raises its fee in Australia, but has ‘no plans’ for a US hike

Inmannews - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 4:36pm
In the United States, Purplebricks’ flat-fee for homesellers was recently raised from $3,200 to $3,600 USD. Sellers pay the fee upfront, regardless of whether or not their home successfully sells with the brokerage.
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My Home Group joins blockchain-based Imbrex marketplace

Inmannews - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:53pm
Listings from Arizona-based residential brokerage My Home Group's 2,000 agents will now appear on the decentralized Imbrex real estate marketplace platform.
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NAR’s dot realestate domains are available for pre-order now

Inmannews - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:12pm
Want a shot at your dream domain? If you’re a Realtor, today’s the day to hop on it, as the new .realestate top-level domain is now available for pre-sale for Realtors, starting Tuesday, September 18. Realtors with an active, .realtor domain are getting exclusive access to .realestate domains, ahead of the public launch on November 27.
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It’s a small world after all: Single-family home construction plunged and average lot shrunk in 2017

Inmannews - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:10pm
Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the real estate database company found that home construction was down in each of the nine census divisions.
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