WATCH: How to explain the current market to your clients

Watch Matthew Gardner of Windermere Real Estate take the Inman Connect San Francisco stage to reveal best practices for discussing the market with your clients.

The biggest challenges in real estate today

At this year’s Inman Connect San Francisco conference, speakers discussed everything from today’s unstable market to the best ways to maximize leads.

Are we in a housing bubble? It depends on who you ask

Are we in a housing bubble? That’s a big question that’s constantly on the mind of everyone in the industry. One financial analyst thinks so, but real estate economists who spoke to Inman disagree.

Real estate community applauds Seattle’s repeal of unpopular head tax

The real estate community welcomed a change of heart by the Seattle City Council this week after it put an unpopular head tax on large businesses just a month ago.

What the Dodd-Frank rollback means for real estate

Congress passed reforms to Obama-era Dodd-Frank banking regulations Tuesday, a move that could have a serious impact on the real estate industry.

Seattle imposes $275 ‘head tax’ to combat homelessness

Real estate agents and brokers are not tossing their hats in the air this week with the news that the city of Seattle is adding a tax to large businesses of $275 per full-time worker per year to help combat homelessness, which is a big problem in the city.

Here’s why new home construction is down so much

Michael Neal, an analyst with the National Association of Home Builders, estimated that only about 890,000 single-family homes will be built in 2018 — nearly 1 million short of annual growth projections by the U.S. Census Bureau, which includes migrat…

Real estate victories in budget deal: extended flood insurance, tax credits

A half dozen tax credits thought to be in danger of extinction were extended retroactively for the 2017 tax year, many of them boons for first-time homebuyers and homeowners facing foreclosure …

How the budget deal will impact real estate

At least one economist predicted those domestic spending initiatives would offer limited benefits to the real estate industry and housing market. …

Low inventory will be huge challenge to home sales in 2018

With inventory still treacherously low across the United States, economists and real estate analysts told Inman News that bouncing back to a 50-year average rate of 1.5 million new units remains a challenge worth fighting for in 2018. Indeed, real esta…