Builder confidence takes modest dip in February: NAHB

Buoyed by a strong economy and inventory shortage, homebuilder optimism remains high.

Single-family rent growth dips in December: CoreLogic

Nationwide, rent prices grew by 2.9 percent year-over-year in December 2019 — down from 3 percent in November, according to CoreLogic.

Looking for a new investment property? Head south

Twenty-four out of financial service company IPX1031’s 30 cities to buy investment properties in were located in the South or Southeast.

Inman News quiz: Think you’re on top of the week’s biggest stories?

The real estate industry threw some curveballs. Take Inman’s real estate news quiz to demonstrate how strong your talking points and cocktail banter are this week.

Nebraska attempts to stave off housing crisis with upzoning plan

As home values slowly creep up, Nebraska legislators are attempting to curtail a possible affordability crisis with three housing-related bills.

Redfin CEO: ‘Intense season of bidding wars’ on the horizon

Glenn Kelman said Wednesday that supply shortages, once limited to places like San Francisco, have spread. And that means competition for homes will be intense this year

Redfin blows away expectations, posts $233M in revenue

The company’s revenue jumped a whopping 88 percent year-over-year during the final three months of 2019. Here are some key stats worth paying attention to.

It keeps getting easier for Americans to afford a home

NAR’s affordability index showed more improvement in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Metro home prices increased 6.6% in Q4

Home price growth outpaced wage growth in the nation’s metro areas — in every quarter of 2019.

North Carolina and Washington, D.C. see largest drop in delinquency rates

Delinquency rates across the country rose slightly from last month but remain at a 20-year low for November, CoreLogic found.