Daily market update: May 4, 2016

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news …

Ben Caballero becomes first Realtor to exceed $1B in yearly personal transaction volume

What does it take to eclipse more than $1 billion in home sales within a year as an individual agent — and make history? For Ben Caballero, who has been ranked as the country’s No. 1 Realtor in number of transactions and cumulative transaction volume …

CoreLogic: ‘Housing helped keep US economic growth afloat’ in Q1

Home prices, including distressed sales, increased 2.1 percent month-over-month and 6.7 percent year-over-year, according to CoreLogic’s March U.S. Home Price Insights Report …

Daily market update: May 3, 2016

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news …

Boomerang buyers on the move?

The U.S. Census Bureau released its homeownership and vacancy rate data for the first quarter of 2016. While homeownership remains relatively stagnant, Gen Xers may be re-entering the market at a higher pace in their recovery from the housing bust. …

Daily market update: May 2, 2016

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news …

Top 10 posts from last week

Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week …

Renters up at night over housing costs, more so than homeowners

Oftentimes, studies focus on the financial strain homeowners experience while trying to maintain their households. But a new Gallup poll says renters across all income levels, who are often subject to major price increases, are almost twice as likely t…

Top comments of the week April 25-29

This week brought with it some fiery tech twists and revelations on new agent training. At the pivotal crossroads where Realtors and robots, screens and skills collide — how will the chips fall? Top comments from our readers, compiled here, shed light…

Daily market update: April 29, 2016

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news …