How financing can make or break a sale

Buying a home is a complicated process for everyone involved, including the real estate agents and brokers who already know what to expect. From the perspective of the homebuyer, especially those making their first forays into homeownership, it can be a whirlwind of confusion and frustration. Compound that with the negative economic impacts from COVID-19, and you’ve added uncertainty to the equation.

Summer outlook: Pandemic impacts may linger, but agents expect to close deals

More than a dozen agents who spoke with Inman said that inventory shortages and masks will probably be around for some time. But they’re also seeing an active market in which offers are pouring in.

NAR conference goes virtual over health and safety concerns

The 2020 Realtors Conference & Expo was supposed to take place in New Orleans in November, but it was moved online amid lingering concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.

Lesson Learned: Choose the right team

In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, find out how Arizona broker Leslie Guiley leverages partnerships to do more, whatever the market brings her way.

Offerpad fully resumes buying with safety certification

The company announced Wednesday its new safety procedures have been certified by HealthyVerify, a health safety organization.

Hot market was doused by pandemic, Zillow report shows

A new report shows that what was poised to be “the most competitive” spring market in years instead ended up with plummeting numbers of new listings.

US property taxes increased to $306.4B in 2019

The total property taxes levied on single-family homes in 2019 increased by 1 percent from 2018, the smallest increase in the past three years.

Coronavirus drives interest in survivalist real estate

A growing sense of doomsday-ism has already emptied store shelves around the country. Now, some real estate professionals are seeing growing interest in remote property.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties launches iBuyer

The Offer Optimizer service gives clients the opportunity to sell to an iBuyer, on the open market, or not even sell, all with the help of a local agent.

Major Arizona indie brokerage joins eXp

Revelation Real Estate has nearly 900 agents based out of an office in a Phoenix suburb and had previously made investments in its brick-and-mortar operations.