Foreclosed homes fall to lowest level since before recession

The nation’s active foreclosure inventory has fallen below pre-recession levels, according the first look at monthly mortgage data from financial analytics company Black Knight Inc.

Nightmare on Main Street: When natural disaster strikes home

On Aug. 23, 2005, the hurricanes at Pat O’Brien’s — the famed French Quarter watering hole — were flying off the bar. Few in the Sportsman’s Paradise had noticed the formation of small tropical depression germinating in the warm Atlantic Ocean waters that summer. Everyone in the Big Easy was enjoying life and letting the bon ton roulette (the good times roll) …

Zillow + dotloop: Raising the bar or boiling your data?

Agents already have too many vendors to deal with. If Zillow can streamline services and bring more agents into the present with transaction management and e-signatures, it’s good for the industry and consumer experiences. Big money backing a tool can …

The ultimate guide to selling tiny homes: Part 2

In Part 2 of this tiny home guide, I talked tiny homes via email with Megan Harried of Windermere Real Estate Whatcom in Bellingham, Washington, who has been selling homes for 11 years. Harried has been captivated by real estate since she was young. Sh…

The ultimate guide to selling tiny homes: Part 1

Does the sight of a small cabin in the woods make your heart flutter? Do you swoon over small spaces that have custom storage solutions? Then you might have the perfect foundation to jump into the fast-growing niche market of the tiny-home lifestyle …