Same-sex couples face discriminatory lending practices: Study

Same-sex couples were 73 percent more likely to be rejected for mortgages than heterosexual couples, according to an Iowa State University Ivy College of Business analysis. The study looked at home loans granted over a quarter of a century between 1990…

Rent skyrockets in March — especially in the Southwest

Nationwide, rental rates continue to rise, particularly in the Southwest, according to the latest data from CoreLogic, released Tuesday.

Why didn’t all the rain put a halt to home sales this spring?

The conventional wisdom is that the past month of nonstop rain should have put a damper on real estate sales, but, in fact, the opposite has happened.

Housing starts surge in April

Housing starts in April rose by 5.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,235,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Even as foreclosure rates drop, Florida feels the pain

Even as home delinquency rates across the country hit record lows, some cities in Florida experienced a spike in the number of foreclosure starts in April.

Airbnb cannibalizes budget hotels but amps up demand for rooms

A new study found that Airbnb takes the most business away from inexpensive hotels while driving up demand for the industry in general.

Foreclosure and delinquency rates continue to fall: CoreLogic

Delinquency rates have once again hit record lows, according to the latest data from CoreLogic, released Tuesday.

Realtors’ median income grows 5%

The 2019 National Association of Realtors Member Profile found that the median gross income of Realtors was $41,800 in 2018, up from $39,800 in 2017.

So you’re an only child? How birth order affects where you live

If you thought your status as a middle child has nothing to do with where you want to live, think again.

Is Compass a tech company or a traditional brokerage?

The company often refers to itself as a tech company and a tech-enabled brokerage, which is part of the lure of the Compass vision — and the underpinning of its massive $4.4 billion valuation. But is Compass a tech company or a traditional brokerage? Find out here.