Real Estate News


Making Your Down Payment With Gift Money

Lenders prefer that borrowers supply their own down-payment funds. It shows they have "skin in the game" and that they are good with money and can meet their financial goals. However, many homebuyers are turning to their parents, grandparents and other family or friends for help.


Why Millennial Buyers Are Swiping Left On Your Home

They want it fast, they want it easy, and it better be perfect. That pretty much sums up the typical millennial homebuyer today. So, if that's your target and your house isn't pristine, they're going to move on to one that is. So how do you make your home swipeable? It's easy, really.


The week in industry hires and promotions: March 20-24, 2017

Who got hired or promoted this week? Here's our weekly rundown, in chronological order ...


Real estate market recap, March 20-24, 2017

Here's what happened this week in the real estate market ...


Top 10 posts from March 20-24, 2017

Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ...


The week in real estate industry deals: March 20-24

While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there's another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate industry: mergers, acquisitions, integrations and partnerships. We'll be recapping every week's noteworthy deals that didn't make it into print (and some that did) for your perusal. Here are this week's ...


CoreLogic’s Trestle now open for business — will tech vendors bite?

Opening its doors to tech companies yearning for a single, combined, standardized data feed from multiple MLSs, real estate data company CoreLogic launched its data marketplace, Trestle, to vendors this week. ...


Maximizing your lead gen ROI: 5 tips for lead management success

In this webinar, you will learn five best practices you can use every day turn cold prospects into closed deals ...


How to plan a business event around your personal passion

When you hear about a political event like the Ides of Trump, which involved sending postcards to the White House on March 15, do you mostly ignore it -- or are you considering how you might leverage something that your clients probably feel pretty passionate about, one way or another ...


Top comments of the week March 20-24, 2017

Inman readers weigh in on stories published across the site ...


Placester, a real estate tech provider, raises another $50 million

Marking venture capital's latest splurge on real estate tech, software provider Placester has clinched another $50 million in a Series D funding round, bringing the company's total funding to $100 million ...


How Dan the estate agent (and his client’s kids) became an Instalegend

"This is Dan. He just valued our flat," began the Instagram caption that blogger Lorna Hayward posted last week alongside this photo. "Poor Dan. Poor poor Dan. Gonna just pour meself a pint of wine," she concluded. What on earth happened ...