The pandemic is derailing renters’ dreams of homeownership

Thanks to the coronavirus, 43 percent of renters who had been preparing to buy a home have now changed their plans, according to a new report from RentCafe.

More than 1 in 5 Americans moved or know someone who moved during the pandemic

New data from the Pew Research Center shows that the pandemic is driving a huge amount of migration.

Quicken Loans files for IPO as Rocket Companies

The Detroit-based lender announced the Rocket brand in 2015 and now plans to use the symbol RKT on the New York Stock Exchange.

Scores of real estate companies took home large PPP loans

Luxury brokerages, franchises for brands such as Realogy and Keller Williams, MLSs and local Realtor organizations all received money from the Paycheck Protection Program.

Inman Handbook: Building teams in turbulent times

Teams have exploded in popularity in recent years. Now, agents say the pandemic-induced chaos in the economy has only made them more important.

Real estate agent beaten by attackers using homophobic slurs

Keller Williams agent Christian Council was attacked early Saturday morning in Oklahoma City. He said the incident “felt like a hate crime” after the assailants allegedly used homophobic language.

KW agent fired after comparing LGBT people to murderers

Bobby Calmes described himself as “anti LGBTQ” in one of several Facebook posts Tuesday. His company fired him within an hour.

Small business loan program ends with billions unspent

The Paycheck Protection Program suffered from a rocky rollout, but ultimately stops accepting applications Tuesday with more than $100 billion on the table.

Matterport faces class action lawsuit over lead program

John Stemmelin says he invested tends of thousands of dollars trying to build a 3D scanning business, but Matterport’s promised leads never materialized.

Share of mortgages in forbearance dips for second straight week

A new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association shows that about 4.2 million homeowners were in forbearance programs as of June 21.