Most homebuyers are willing to shell out big-time for renovations

More than half of all home shoppers said that they’d be willing to spend $20,000 on home renovations, according to a new survey by realtor.com.

Does property activity online boost your listing’s exposure?

Why aren’t we looking closer at views, favorites and the metrics that make a listing stand out? Troy Palmquist digs into popular sites’ metrics, or lack thereof.

Former NFL player lists $3M California mansion while in jail

Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr., a one-time powerhouse now accused of raping multiple women, has listed his property for $2.995 million.

How much house can you afford? Realtor.com’s new tool will tell you

Realtor.com on Wednesday introduced ‘Price Perfect,’ a new feature for its website and mobile apps to help homebuyers more deeply understand their buying power when shopping for homes. 

Home prices continued to grow at sluggish pace in January

The price of an average home in the U.S. rose 4.3 percent year-over-year in January, falling from 4.7 percent in December, according to Case-Shiller.

Home prices continued to grow at sluggish pace in January

The price of an average home in the U.S. rose 4.3 percent year-over-year in January, falling from 4.7 percent in December, according to Case-Shiller.

Realtor.com tests replacing its lead-gen with Opcity, angering brokers

Some brokers who rely on realtor.com’s lead generation service are reeling after learning from the company that the service will no longer be offered in their area but instead replaced with one from Opcity, a startup that was acquired by News Corp., the parent company of realtor.com’s operator Move Inc., last year for $210 million.

WATCH: Building the broker-vendor relationship

In this sponsored panel, Climb Real Estate’s Chris Lim, realtor.com’s Suzanne Mueller, Contactually’s Zvi Band and Rental Beast’s Ishay Grinberg will give tips on how to make the most of your relationships with vendors onstage at Inman Connect New York. 

Federal Reserve keeps rates static, predicts no hikes in 2019

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady at 2.25 percent to 2.5 percent Wednesday as was widely expected while also predicting no rate hikes in 2019.

Compass is now showing the listing agent on competitors’ listings

Compass, last week, quietly made a big change to the way it displays listings on its consumer-facing website. Every non-Compass listing now shows the listing agent and contact information for the listing agent, making Compass’ site more similar to Zillow or realtor.com than a brokerage website.