A third of top HUD appointees have no housing policy experience

A slew of political appointees at HUD have been found to have no housing policy experience but instead worked on campaigns for Donald Trump or Ben Carson.

Long and Foster launches ‘Coming Soon’ service for pre-market listings

Long & Foster sales associates can now access a new online portal to see properties before they hit local multiple listing services and receive alerts.

Real estate guru who defrauded investors to bankroll slasher flick and fleet of Ferraris found guilty

Following three days of deliberation, Rick Koerber, who at one time held $7,000 real estate seminars, was found guilty on 15 counts of fraud.

Monthly home maintenance costs rise over 10%

Spending on home fixes grew 10.75 percent in August with permissions for new homes, but the Texas-based insurance firm BuildFax found remodeling was down in the same timeframe.

Motto Mortgage adds franchise in Northwest US

Motto Mortgage Group, a mortgage brokerage spun off from RE/MAX, is expanding to the Seattle metro area with a new office in Edmonds, Washington.

My Home Group joins blockchain-based Imbrex marketplace

Listings from Arizona-based residential brokerage My Home Group’s 2,000 agents will now appear on the decentralized Imbrex real estate marketplace platform.

It’s a small world after all: Single-family home construction plunged and average lot shrunk in 2017

Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, a new analysis by Zillow found that home construction was down in each of the nine census divisions.

Four-ways and skinny dippers: agents recall Hollywood home showing horror stories

The high-stakes games of Los Angeles real estate apparently has some eyebrow-raising moments — but the local agents seem to be accustomed to taking it in stride, mostly.

Douglas Elliman agent and husband killed in plane crash

Jodi Cohen, an agent with Douglas Elliman, and husband Michael Graver, were flying between airports in New York and Massachusetts when the plane went down.

See all the homes Manafort is giving up in plea deal

The former Trump campaign manager pleaded guilty to two criminal charges on Friday, and as part of his deal, forfeits pricey homes across New York.