Meet the lawyer suing to change buyer’s agent commissions forever

Benjamin Brown, a co-chair of Cohen Milstein’s antitrust practice group, is a lawyer whose tenacity the real estate industry may come to know well.

Median home price hits a new record: $300,000

The data shows that despite a cooling housing market, high prices will continue to pose an affordability challenge for buyers.

How much house can you afford?’s new tool will tell you on Wednesday introduced ‘Price Perfect,’ a new feature for its website and mobile apps to help homebuyers more deeply understand their buying power when shopping for homes. 

Prices edged up slightly from December to January: FHFA

U.S. home prices rose slightly from December to January, up 0.6 percent according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Pending home sales decline annually for 13th straight month

The National Association of Realtors Pending Homes Sales Index declined 2.3 percent year-over-year in January, the 13th straight month of such declines.  

Existing-home sales hit 3-year low

Existing-home sales fell for the third consecutive month in January, according to the latest release from the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

Inventory up as metro sales slow

Inventory is up and prices climbed more slowly in metro areas in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.

Student debt isn’t the only thing holding buyers back

Student debt isn’t the only thing holding back home sales, which reached a six-year low in December and have been on a steady decline since 2004.

Market worries are keeping homeowners from selling

Using housing data from 50 largest cities across the United States, Lending Tree determined that average American homeowners stay in their home for seven years.

Home appreciation slows, but prices remain out of reach

A pair of reports from Zillow and Redfin paint a picture of slowing price growth, but homes remain unaffordable to the middle class in many major metros.