Home affordability could reach an all-time low by 2023

Rising home prices are causing a sharp uptick in the monthly payments for new homeowners, but as rising wages fail to catch up, the current affordability boom may be unstable, a new report from financial data and analytic company Black Knight found.

2017 saw fewest foreclosure starts in nearly two decades

Black Knight today released its latest Mortgage Monitor report, which revealed 2017 had the fewest number of foreclosure starts since 2000 (649,000), despite the negative impact Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria had on areas such as Texas, Louisiana, M…

Inman Announces the First Round of Sponsors for ICNY18

Tallahassee, Fla. (Nov. 28, 2017) – Inman® announced the first round of companies that will be sponsoring Inman Connect New York, Jan. 22-26, …

Zillow’s ‘Bridge Listing Input’: New name, old tool?

Compose, a key component of Bridge Interactive, has been rebranded as Bridge Listing Input with no apparent significant changes to the tool …

Zillow Group’s Bridge Interactive and Black Knight: Data management rivals unite

The real estate industry is unusual in that, more often than not, competitors cooperate to get things done. This is apparently true even for real estate tech companies in the midst of a data management arms race. Zillow Group subsidiary Bridge Interact…

Clareity’s 2017 MLS satisfaction rankings: Would you choose your system again?

Even as new real estate gadgets are constantly introduced into the market, the MLS remains agents’ no. 1 technology tool. So when choosing whether to stay with a current system or make a change, how can MLS executives separate the best from the rest …

Black Knight-Homesnap deal boosts the Broker Public Portal

The Broker Public Portal — a project to build the nation’s first national public-facing MLS website — has just gotten its biggest boost to date. Black Knight Financial Services, provider of the Paragon MLS system, has signed a deal with Homesnap, BPP…

Black Knight LA home price index for July 2016

Black Knight Financial Services released its July 2016 home price index data for Los Angeles, based on summarized sales data — here’s how the metro measured up …

Black Knight Chicago home price index for July 2016

Black Knight Financial Services released its June 2016 home price index data for Chicago, based on summarized sales data — here’s how the metro measured up …

Black Knight DC home price index for July 2016

Black Knight Financial Services released its July 2016 home price index data for Washington D.C., based on summarized sales data — here’s how the metro measured up …