Housing construction falls in January — but new permits soar
Residential housing starts fell 3.6 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Down payment assistance tool offers buyer leads to loan officers
Subscribers can use an eligibility lookup feature to match clients with programs and compare up to four programs at once.
Smart-home tech for agents: Moen goes with the Flo
Brandon Doyle and Colton Pratt scoured the Consumer Electronics Show to uncover the best, most exciting products coming down the pike. This week, Moen's new line of smart bathroom and kitchen appliances.
Dollars and Sense: Why you need a financial adviser
So many agents wait too long to plan for the future. I have no clue about your financial situation, but I do know that you need to fully understand your finances and how they will impact your future.
The Homebuyer Files: 6 owners on the highs and lows of buying a home
Buyers share the ups and downs of financing the homes of their dreams — from navigating tax drama and securing two loans at once to relying on iBuyers to beat the competition.
Pulse: What’s your biggest challenge with financing?
Whether it's qualifying buyers, lending requirements, emerging financing models, client confusion or something entirely different, please share your experiences in this one-question survey.
How to avoid overpricing properties in a shifting market
If your market has begun to slow, understanding how to properly price homes in a declining market — and how to talk about it with clients — is critical.
Agent switcheroo sees Compass, Sotheby’s swapping notable teams
Atlanta agent Jere Metcalf is returning to Sotheby's after leaving for Compass in 2018. Meanwhile, Washington, D.C. agent Marc Fleisher is leaving Sotheby's for Compass.
PlanetRE to release lifestyle consumer-search app
PlanetRE's consumer-facing, agent-branded app is based on its CRM and transaction management products, and it includes SOC 2-compliant e-signature tools for mobile agreements and documentation.