The week in industry hires and promotions: July 18-22, 2016

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

Real estate market recap, July 18-22, 2016

Here’s what happened this week in the real estate market …

What to pay attention to in the finance ‘silly season’

In the news business, the end of July through August is known as the “silly season.” So slow that page one carries “Man Bites Dog.” So it is in finance, also. My parents and grandparents were political junkies, scattered from Bull Moosers to Dixiecrats. They did manage polite discussion. Constantly …

Think like a builder when selling a lot

Not every potential homebuyer is interested in purchasing an existing property. In fact, many want to design and build a custom home, which means it’s the real estate agent’s job to help them find the perfect piece of land …

Is it a good time to sell in the Chicago suburbs?

Like the city’s summer temperatures, Chicago’s suburban housing market continued to heat up in June with a rising median sales price and fewer days on the market overall, according to The Mainstreet Organization of Realtors’ (MORe) report on the June market …

Real estate office of the day: Re/Max Results in St. Paul

This Re/Max Results real estate office in St. Paul, Minnesota, underwent an extensive renovation — see the before-and-after photos below …

CoreLogic expands University Data Portal for academic research

The California-based provider of global property analytics has expanded its academic portal with two additional datasets: one harboring foreclosure records and another called MarketTrends that covers all things related to mortgages. Together, these dis…

NYC prices increase while volume falls in Q2, REBNY says

Home prices continue to reach new heights in New York City. According to the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) New York City Second Quarter 2016 Residential Sales Report, the average sales price in the city was a hefty $1.018 million, largely fue…

ZIP code profile: 33056

The 33056 ZIP code comprises parts of Carol City, Miami Gardens and Opa Locka, about a 25 minute drive from Miami. The area sits in Miami-Dade County and is home to destinations such as Sun Life Stadium and the Calder Casino …

Inman announces 11 additional sponsors for Inman Connect San Francisco

Emeryville, CA (July 22, 2016) – Inman® announced another 10 companies that will be sponsoring Inman Connect San Francisco, Aug. 2-5, …