Rents in the US just keep going up and up

The average rent was up 3.2 percent year-over-year in June. Last month also saw the biggest average rent increase in more than a year

Americans are flocking to HOA communities like never before

New U.S. Census data shows that homes in homeowner’s associations are taking up a larger share of new construction and new sales than ever before.

Former Keller Williams CEO and Amazon veteran join OJO Labs

The real estate tech startup is bolstering its executive team by bringing on Chris Heller and Karen Starns, Inman has learned.

The Real Word: Realogy’s lawsuit with Compass

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, Realogy takes on Compass in the court over alleged unfair recruiting and poaching practices.

Texas man sentenced in insider trading scheme over Move tip

Authorities say Hamed Ettu, 44, illegally purchased call options in Move, the operator of realtor.com.

Credit score firm Equifax launches lead generation product

Lead Accelerator will use Equifax’s proprietary data to help agents prioritize the leads most likely to result in sales.

Redfin CEO talks iBuyer strategy, MLSs and more ahead of ICLV

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman hopped on a call with Inman to discuss some of his company’s latest news and preview his comments for the upcoming Inman Connect in Las Vegas, where he’ll be speaking on the main stage.

Quicken sets multiple company records during best quarter ever

The lender originated more than $10 billion in loans each month in the second quarter of 2019.

Property management platform TurboTenant clinches $6.5M

TurboTenant allows landlords to syndicate listings, manage leads, and vet and accept applications online.

International buyers are spending a lot less in the US

A slowing global economy and a shortage of available stateside homes contributed to a slowdown in purchases from foreign buyers, according to a new NAR report.