Real Estate News
WATCH: What’s attractive to venture capitalists in 2019?
Buyers are competing with iBuyers, as well as investors, who want to buy and rent out homes. Bain Capital’s Merritt Hummer says her top trend is iBuyers, but from a perspective of empowering the homebuyer. Learn more about what venture capitalists are looking for from moderator Carleton English, Hummer and Corigin Ventures' Claire Fauquier on the Inman Connect New York stage.
Here’s what NAR wants in the next versions of Fannie and Freddie
NAR said on Friday that any changes should maintain a host of features such as 30-year fixed-rate mortgages, affordable credit and reliable access to housing for both renters and homeowners.
Ricoh announces new flagship Theta camera for 360-degree tours
Last week, Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation (Ricoh) announced the release of the next version of its popular camera, the 23-megapixel Theta Z1.
Veterans Affairs loans have spiked since 2007 recession: Study
The percentage share of veterans and active duty service members that applied for a first-time home loan partially guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs nearly doubled in the run up to the financial crisis, a new study out Friday from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found.
Figure, a startup offering long-term leasebacks, nabs $65M
Figure, a startup that doubles as a home equity line of credit lender, has raised $65 million in equity funding, the company announced Wednesday.
The Inman Weekender: Compass scoops up Contactually
The week's top real estate industry stories plus top Inman Connect New York talks you can't miss.
Keller Williams brings Market Leader to Keller Cloud
Keller Williams is adding Market Leader, a longtime partner of the real estate giant, to the Keller Cloud as part of its Platinum Innovator program.
Elizabeth Taylor’s iconic Beverly Hills estate slashed by $4M
The iconic Beverly Hills home where Elizabeth Taylor lived with her second husband has been slashed in price by more than $4 million.
Lesson Learned: Attract, don’t sell
In this Monday column, Christy Murdock Edgar asks agents across the nation to share the lessons they've learned during their time in the industry. This week, Northern Virginia's Peggy James.
WATCH: Pivoting your business when the market changes
In a changing market, what are the essential steps one must take to pivot and evaluate the path forward? Keller Williams Capital Properties' Brandon Green leads the discussion with Ben Kinney Companies' Ben Kinney, Bentley’s North of Boston's Lisa Sevajian and Movoto Real Estate's Alex Tieu onstage at ICNY.