Home prices rose in the first quarter

Home prices were up 1.7 percent quarter over quarter and 5.7 percent year over year, according to the ​Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Redfin is welcoming back 35% of furloughed staff

As homebuying demand returns in some parts of the country, Redfin is calling back approximately 350 furloughed employees, including agents.

NAR: This is not Great Depression

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun predicts inflation will be delayed for five or six years — and then the price of everything will rise.

It was easier to afford a home in Q1 than any time in past 4 years: NAR

The affordability index reached 166.8, meaning the typical family possessed 166.8 percent of the estimated income required to purchase a home.

Should Airbnb owners sell or wait for a rebound? Agents weigh in

Three real estate agents in California, Utah, and Florida share how they’re helping investors decide whether to sell or keep their rental properties amid the pandemic.

While downturn looms, home price growth still sky-high in March

Even as the coronavirus pandemic spread across the country, home prices in March were still at record highs — though the situation may soon change.

New listings can’t keep up with demand: Redfin

The company published five charts Friday that showed the stark impact that COVID-19 has had on the housing market.

3 ways COVID-19 may benefit homebuyers in 2020

Even chaotic times can bring some positive lessons to learn from. Here’s how COVID-19 might change the real estate industry and how homebuyers can benefit from the situation.

NAR: Buyers going under contract without seeing homes in person

Twenty-five percent of surveyed Realtors said at least one buyer client had signed a deal without physically visiting the property.

February home prices reflect pre-coronavirus market strength

Because sales typically represent contracts that were signed in the previous two months, CoreLogic expects the pandemic’s effects will start to show in the April data.