US education attracts Chinese buyers, study finds

Chinese buyers have been at the center of many international real estate conversations the past few years. Although this demographic’s U.S. residential real estate investment is expected to slightly drop this year, that isn’t stopping real estate profe…

$1M neighborhoods on the rise in coastal metros: Zillow

Since 2014, the U.S. has gained 346 new $1 million neighborhoods, which can be a good thing — or a not-so-good thing, depending on how you look at it. According to Zillow, nearly one in 20 residential ZIP codes fall into this category because 10 percent of the homes in the area are worth $1 million or more …

Brad Pitt’s tiny home and other affordable space-saving miracles

Homelessness, lack of affordable housing, natural disaster damage — these are all global problems that can be alleviated through creative housing solutions …

Brad Pitt’s tiny home and other affordable space-saving miracles

Homelessness, lack of affordable housing, natural disaster damage — these are all global problems that can be alleviated through creative housing solutions …

July housing starts take turn for the worse

June’s housing starts report was heralded as “welcome news” by National Association of Realtors (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence Yun, who said increasing residential construction was the key to lowering home prices. This month, however, housing starts ha…

Home prices hit new peak in ‘extremely competitive buying season’

The housing market saw a series of ups and downs in Q2 2017, the majority of which were largely driven by low inventory unable to meet the demand of would-be buyers. This imbalance drove home prices to rise 6.2 percent, easily eclipsing the previous Q3…

From our new editor-in-chief: The future is the intersection of people, property and tech

When I started working in journalism, there was no such thing as Instagram, Airbnb, Uber, or many of the other useful apps and services we take for granted today. At that time, many media outlets were still trying to figure out how to use the internet …

NAR warns of text message scam

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has released a warning about a text message scam that asks members to pay a fine or sales tax on a prize. …

4 tips for succeeding in real estate without overextending yourself

SAN FRANCISCO — Kofi Nartey said real estate is like a seven-layer dip — “When you start getting down to the beans and cheese, that’s when s**t starts getting good.” …

Inman announces 2017 Innovator Award winners

SAN FRANCISCO — Inman Connect challenges the industry’s top real estate agents and brokers to attack their biggest threats and create their brightest future. We also honor and celebrate the most innovative companies in real estate that are shattering the status quo. Today, throughout a series of inspiring sessions, Inman announced the winners of its 2017 Innovator Awards.  …