$14M mansion is the Florida Panhandle’s priciest new build sale

Just a few months after being put on the market, a home inspired by the white houses of Santorini has sold for $14 million, setting a record for the most expensive new construction home to sell in the Florida panhandle.

Your 2021 marketing plan needs to focus on virtual tours — here’s why

In a conversation at Connect Now, industry leaders discuss why virtual open houses and video tours should be a key part of any 2021 marketing plan, and advise on how to maximize their mileage.

3 ways luxury agents can finish 2020 off strong

During a Connect Now session Tuesday, The Agency’s David Parnes and James Harris insisted now is not the time to drop the ball and wait for better days ahead.

Home immortalized in iconic Slim Aarons photograph listed for $25M

A Palm Springs home captured in a 1970s Slim Aarons photo of California society women has just hit the market with a potentially record-breaking price tag.

Single-family rent prices on the rise again: CoreLogic

In August, rent prices rose 2.1% across the US, the first time prices rose more than 2% since the start of the pandemic.

These 10 cities are tailor-made for first-time homebuyers

By looking at factors such as payment-to-income ratios, a new report from SmartAsset finds that smaller cities within driving distance of a major urban center fare the best overall.

Even amid pandemic, luxury sales soared 42% in Q3: Redfin

Even as confirmed cases peaked at 75,000 on a single July day and joblessness claims hovered around 1 million a week in early August, luxury sales soared.

Jason Oppenheim and the luxury market he has his eye on next

The Oppenheim Group is considering branching out to Corona Del Mar, in Newport Beach, California. “I don’t think I’ve told anyone that yet,” Oppenheim told Inman.

As the pandemic drags on, mortgage delinquency rates rise

According to the latest report from CoreLogic, the 120-day delinquency rate for July was 1.4 percent — the highest rate in more than 21 years and double the Great Recession peak

California woman allegedly posed as Realtor to enter homes

Police in a town just north of Lake Tahoe have issued a felony arrest warrant for a woman suspected of pretending to be a Realtor to enter for-sale homes.