This is the best city for first-time homebuyers

A new ranking from WalletHub looks at the best and worst cities for first-time homebuyers.

Millennials are confused about real estate

Although millennials will likely make up the largest percentage of homebuyers this year, the generation appears to be under-informed about real estate.

Zillow now displays local LGBT legal protections on all home listings

On Monday, Zillow launched “LGBT Local Legal Protections,” a resource that shows whether listings are located in communities that protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

How the coronavirus pandemic is changing home financing

Vishal Garg and Adena Hefets discussed how the pandemic is impacting financing for homebuyers during a panel titled “Advances in Ways to Buy a Home.”

Why I recommend Credit Karma to my clients

If you are a real estate agent who works with a lot of homebuyers, especially ones who may need a little financial assistance, Credit Karma’s free services are something worth educating yourself about.

What are the benefits and risks of alternative financing?

Find out what products real estate pros are using to help their buyers buy — and what to watch out for if you choose an alternative finance option.

Realtor.com to debut value estimates for on-market homes

The company will display estimates from Corelogic, Collateral Analytics and Quantarium on all properties that hit the market.

OJO Labs launches AI-powered photo scanning tool for kitchens

Kitchen Fit uses machine learning to help potential homebuyers figure out exactly what they want out of a kitchen.

The Homebuyer Files: How rising rent convinced these 3 to finally buy

Two single mothers and one aspiring musician share how escalating rent costs pushed them to buy and build equity instead.

The Homebuyer Files: 3 first-time homeowners on why they purchased

Three first-time homeowners shared how an impending marriage, a growing family and the desire to build equity pushed them to make the purchase of a lifetime.