Homeownership goals remain strong despite volatile market

NerdWallet today released the results of its 2018 Home Buyer Report, which revealed that despite low inventory, rising home prices and higher costs of living, 75 percent of Americans still say buying a home “is a priority,” and 35 percent of Americans …

When is the best season to buy a home?

Timing is everything, especially with a major investment like a home purchase. Given that every market fluctuates slightly different depending on the season, gauging the opportune moment is tough. However, a homebuying study from NerdWallet shows the b…

How are most couples splitting their down payments?

For couples buying a home together — especially those in which each partner is pursuing his or her own career — how much each person contributes to the down payment can involve accommodating finances for each person or simply splitting the total stra…

Inman Announces the first round of sponsors for Inman Connect San Francisco

Emeryville, CA (June 2, 2016) – Inman announced the first round of companies that will be sponsoring Inman Connect San Francisco, Aug. 2-5, …

Markets where mortgage preapproval matters most

If you’ve ever experienced a rejected offer, it could be because your client didn’t get preapproved for a mortgage. And in some places, getting preapproved could be the difference between getting the keys to a new house or grabbing the keys to your car…

Misperceptions at heart of millennial homeownership hesitancy

Some recent findings would lead people to believe that millennials don’t want to become homeowners. But NerdWallet, who released a new report of their own, says that assumption is incorrect …

What’s it like for first-time homebuyers looking at Miami?

Two recent reports point to South Florida as an unaffordable region for first-time homebuyers. However, other recent data suggests the Miami metro is a top buyer’s market where individuals are actively buying within the lower tier price points …

OpenHouse’s agent-matching tech now available on NerdWallet

You should choose an agent based on how good they are at selling homes, not because they’re your mom’s friend. That’s a gospel that OpenHouse (formerly AgentAce), an agent-matching and listing search service, has been preaching since it began pairing consumers with agents based on their transaction history …

14 sponsors announced for Inman Connect NY

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Inman, the leader in independent real estate and technology news, announced the first 14 companies sponsoring Inman Connect New York, Jan. 26-29, …

NerdWallet enters real estate content market

I’m always cynical about commercial content providers. This is because the articles are typically repurposed tripe accidentally generated by unseen content monkeys. You can almost smell it. NerdWallet, however, is a long-proven content provider for a n…