Real estate reacts to joint GOP tax plan

The Republican tax reform plan has elicited reactions from prominent organizations and individuals in real estate across the country. Here’s a collection of what we’ve seen so far …

The latest on tax reform

Stay updated with our latest coverage on the Republican tax reform legislation, which President Trump intends to sign …

Bitcoin mortgages are a thing now, but should they be?

Even if turning to home refinancing to buy bitcoin is the same as taking out a mortgage to renovate a bathroom in the long run, it sounds riskier …

Republicans finalize tax reform bill for vote before holiday recess

State and local tax deductions, once all but eliminated in earlier versions of the bill, would be expanded to include income tax, but capped at $10, …

Redfin’s 8 predictions for the 2018 housing market

Redfin chief economist Nela Richardson says fears about an impending housing bubble can be put to rest, thanks to a solid sale-to-list ratio and declining homebuyer debt in the nation’s most competitive and high-priced markets, but tax reform could negatively impact homeowners and dissuade aspiring homebuyers, which will prolong inventory shortages and high mortgage rates that have risen to their highest level in 10 years …

See a 17th century Scottish farmhouse reborn

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love it when something very old can be made anew. So you can imagine my excitement when I saw this 17th century Scottish farmhouse that was in ruins and has been remade through the brilliant teamwork of Lily Jenks, Pati Santos and Nathanael Dorent …

Net neutrality repeal has real estate really worried

“We’ve just given all these massive telecommunications companies this power and we’re not sure how they’re going to wield it…” …

Net neutrality overturned

Update: The real estate industry reacts to the FCC’s decision As anticipated, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the agency in charge of the country’s telecom regulations, voted today to end its policy of “net neutrality,” a crushing blow to internet …

Inside Real Estate scoops up BrokerSumo

Real estate software company Inside Real Estate announced it has acquired BrokerSumo, a two-year-old commission management cloud software provider for real estate brokers.  …

Watch out for your uncle’s drunken holiday antics, but the economy is booming

While the political machinations are sometimes like a drunken family episode, the economic landscape is an entirely different story …