What does the stock market tumble mean for real estate?

The Dow Jones dropped more than 800 points on Wednesday, the third biggest point drop of the year and the biggest drop since February. As investors sell-off stock and the benchmark yield rises, what does it mean for the real estate industry? Well for o…

5 reasons rising interest rates won’t wreck the housing market

Interest rates have been trending higher since the fall of 2017 — and they are expected to continue rising — but as long as rate increases remain gradual, the U.S. housing market shouldn’t feel a negative impact.

What you need to know about the US luxury housing market in 2019

It’s often thought that luxury real estate runs totally independent of the overall market, and while this is true in some respects, there are definitely correlations between high-end housing and the rest of the market.

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…