Millennials’ finances are crushed by a ‘debt machine,’ Opendoor co-founder says

Millennials are regularly maligned as lazy, avocado toast-loving hipsters, but according to a co-founder of Opendoor — and a new study — the generation is instead plagued by a “debt machine” that puts them at a huge economic disadvantage compared to older generations.

3 tips for crushing the ‘Monopoly for Millennials’ mentality

Inman’s recent hot-button post “‘Monopoly for Millennials’ hits shelves, sans real estate” got regular Inman contributor Troy Palmquist thinking. How can we as agents better serve millennials and get them into homes? Here’s what he’s come up with.

Why 2019 won’t bring about more affordable homes

Though the market will be tough for buyers, those who can stay in the market will face less competition and fewer bidding wars. Sellers will still profit, but less than in the recent past.

Battle of the sexes: Who wants to own a home more?

Here’s a peek at the latest research in gender and ownership value, renting and capitalism, consumer perceptions and millennial trends.

Two-thirds of millennial homeowners suffer from buyer’s remorse

A recent survey revealed that many millennial homeowners regret their decision to purchase after the dust has cleared and they have settled into their new digs. Luckily, agents can help.

‘Monopoly for Millennials’ hits shelves, sans real estate

‘Monopoly for Millennials’ is the latest iteration of the classic property-buying board game in which players rack up experiences instead of real estate.

Study: 90% of consumers used an agent in 2018

That’s the highest rate of consumers using an agent since the report’s inception in 2001 (when 81 percent of consumers used an agent) and a 5 percentage point increase from the last REAL Trends consumer study in 2014 (85 percent).

Study: 90% of consumers used an agent in 2018

That’s the highest rate of consumers using an agent since the report’s inception in 2001 (when 81 percent of consumers used an agent) and a 5 percentage point increase from the last REAL Trends consumer study in 2014 (85 percent).

These are the trends that will dominate real estate in 2019

Tremendous opportunities lie ahead for real estate professionals — but also risks, slowdowns and potentially difficult transitions.

Millennials and baby boomers are competing for the same homes

Baby boomer parents, now empty nesters, don’t need their large two-story home anymore — they want the same kind of home millennials want. Here’s what real estate pros should know about these two generations and the housing competition between them.